A white woman, about 51 years old, was seated next to a black man on an airplane. Obviously disturbed by this, she called the air hostess. "Madam, what is the matter?" the hostess asked. "You obviously do not see it," she responded. "You placed me next to a black man. I do not agree to sit next to someone from such a repugnant group. Give me an alternative seat." "Be calm please," the hostess replied. "Almost all the places on this flight are taken. I will go to see if another place is available." The Hostess went away and then came back a few minutes later. "Mam, I spoke to the captain and he informed me that there is also no seat in the business class. All the same, we still have one place in the first class." Before the woman could say anything, the hostess continued, "It is not usual for our company to permit someone from the economy class to sit in the first class. However, given the circumstances, the captain feels that it would be scandalous to make someone sit next to someone so disgusting." The hostess turned to the black man and said "Therefore, Sir, if you would like to, please collect your hand luggage, a seat awaits you in first class." At that moment, the other passengers who were shocked by what they had just witnessed stood up and applauded.
The ones where you gave it your all. The ones you felt that they would be there for you for the whole time. But something happened, or even nothing happened at all. Whatever it was, it caused the friendship to fade. And that friendship turned into acquaintances, and then into strangers.
I try to distance myself from you. I just don’t want to be in your presence anymore. Our old memories made me realize, i tried way too hard to get your attention when you didn’t even care. I’m done trying, I don’t want to be the one who gets fucked over in the end.
Now that I think of it, I need to push myself more to get to a UC or possibly a ROTC scholarship. People always say to me, “Oh, you’ll make it, because you’re freakin’ smart, so stop worrying about it.” But in reality, good grades aren’t the only things that matter. I lack sports, extracurricular activities, clubs, etc. I focus all my attention on academics, that’s it. My junior year is probably going to be even tougher than this year, if this year wasn’t tough enough for me.