“I had a bad experience today,” Carlos told his wife, Candis.
“I was in a convenience store, getting bottled water when a white woman walked up to me and told me to go back to where I came from. After I recovered from my shock, I informed her that I was born in this country and I have as much right to be here as she does. Then, I got my water and walked away.”
“Good for you.”
“They judge us and treat us like we’re criminals.”
“And we’re Americans just like them.”
This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.