You did a magnificent job breaking down the complexities in the minorities. This scenario is exactly what happened to my partner. She worked for a elite law enforcement unit for the federal government for 15–16 years. She was promoted to a very elite unit which required months of training, and relocating across the country from California to Florida, uprooting her young kids to take the position that was advertised as available within one of her elite units home bases. She gets here, gets settled. Her division boss was a Hispanic guy (Cuban), a local from the area with the aire and disdain they tend to have for darker skinned people of African American and Haitian descent (Cuban hate/racism is a thing here in South FL, her last name is a Haitian one). Her immediate supervisor was a Black guy, and her group partner was a White guy out of work A LOT because he’d had several bouts with cancer.

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