A few days ago, I heard about the extremely negative reaction of some people regarding the coronation of Miss America.
All I can do is give a giant facepalm.
It is not just that these people have accused a person based on her name and skin tone as a terrorist. It's also the fact that they never bothered to learn that there are many different "races" which are non-caucasian in color and name.
Also, the fact that they have posted their misplaced ire over the internet when a quick search would have easily given them the truth.
I do not watch beauty pageants, but the furor over this event has shown me that people place a lot of importance on these, and that some are more ignorant than I thought possible.
Skin does not equal race - get a tan if you don't believe me.
A name is not a person. A person is not a group.
It's 2013. How long will it take us to learn this?