The Burden Of Being Prepared: Understanding the Inner Workings of Prejudice

man racismHave you ever planned an event and only a couple of guests showed up? At least thirty of the forty invites RSVP’d.  Logically, you planned for twenty, but only FIVE made it to your house.  Buying the decorations and food, dry cleaning the right outfit, and the stress of making sure the house was clean are enough to send anyone over the edge, but you managed to get it done flawlessly. Ferguson reawakened America to an event that some have prepared for their entire lives—and the weight of preparation is carried by more than those who are ready.