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Growing up in a predominantly black neighborhood was different because you always saw the same skin color as you Even if it ranged from light brown to dark brown Together as a African-American culture we feel that we stick together This world has its downfall when it comes to a black person being in the presence of people in a white society I can say this is the story of what I go through in daily life being profiled because of the color of my skinI remember a few years back one night it was New Years Eve Some friends and I that I grow up with were spending time with each other in our neighborhood We were cracking jokes acting like wild animals and reminiscing on the old times we had By the way we werent bothering nobody but just enjoying each others company You know when your young you always have someone challenging you in something so we were play fighting against each other It was kind of noisy and in our heads we was thinking we do this on a regular basis so were good One neighbor comes outside and says can you guys calm down with all that noise we respected her honesty So I told my friends to relax and just have a good time Its funny how the lady that came outside I havent seen in years was a white lady After a while we thought how it was weird out of all the people on this block she came outsideTime goes by were still having fun and Im telling you that night was crazy because we were celebrating the new year We felt blessed that we saw another year One of our longtime friends met up with us and bought black spray-painted water guns with him All of us were surprised and excited that he came up with an idea like that He handed the water guns to
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