45 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2003
The racial gap . . . can only be closed by recognizing it, and by recognizing why it exists. That will not come to pass as long as we insist on dividing people into different camps and then swearing that differences don't count or that repeated blows to the soul shouldn't be taken seriously. For the truth is that the often hurtful and seemingly trivial encounters of daily existence are in the end what most of life is.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Smith, Terry, Everyday Indignities: Race, Retaliation, and the Promise of Title VII. Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 34, Summer 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=434602 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.434602