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ted
by  ted
Can someone tell me why Americans think guns are the definition of freedom?
How To Control Guns
Tenpester
by  Tenpester
What is American Freedom?
cschoooli
by  cschoooli
As a black person should I avoid visiting the US?
I have 3 weeks off this August and would like to see the United States for the 1st time. I can get a visa but I am worried about hassles from immigration, the police, etc based on everything I see that happens there. It’s not a cheap trip and if there’s a chance it’s going to get ruined I’s rather go somewhere else even though I have always wanted to drive across America.
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Budz4Daze
Budz4Daze8.8/10
No thats bull so long as you arent up to no good and especially if they can tell your not from america your ok theres mostly black people in security jobs and prison officers over there.
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Sleepylenin
Sleepylenin
I’m a white American leftist, and I’ve got my eye on social policy all over the place. Obviously America is reckoning with its generations-old, overt racist culture right now, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go see a gorgeous country. Wherever you go, the police will likely be 100% dogshit because that’s what police are. Absolute bottom line, I hope this post is old as fuck because PLEASE don’t travel, PLEASE don’t push these guidelines for COVID
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Kurt Rad
Kurt Rad
You should be fine, just avoid Washington and Oregon if possible. They aren't the most welcoming.
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admiralBishop
admiralBishop
Have an awesome time, in the south you will be the majority race in most situations (at least the fun ones).

Just remember when someone asks "how is your day going?" it means you should be reaching for a tip. ;)
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HotMeatPie
HotMeatPie
I felt exactly the same as a mixed race guy with a few Arab country trips under my belt. It's a different situation, but immigration particularly worried me.
Then I went to Vegas and did a bit of a Harley Davison road trip. I found nothing but warm generosity from everyone I met along the way. As those above, people of all races went out of their way to be more kind and helpful than I've ever experienced at home.
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bigbarz
bigbarz
You're not likely to get any hassles from immigration. As for the police, you should be OK. The precaution you'll have to take with them will be to a) avoid as discreetly as possible and, b) if they do engage you, cooperate at all times and never be argumentative in any way. If you have a legit problem with an American officer, take it up through legal channels AFTER the incident. Never during. That is a sure way to escalate.

Follow the rules above, and you'll be fine. Road trips highly recommended!
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Mystic11
Mystic11
From my experience at first police may be arms house,
No good cop bad cop both will be bad cop. But once they hear your accent and you tell them you ain’t no N****** but a black man from UK they will change and you be ok.
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atp1916
atp1916
Our media does not represent reality. Everyone is welcome over here!
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Toomanyjoes
Toomanyjoes
It's not to that degree at all. Some may go out of their way to accommodate you out of shame.
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next eyes
next eyes9.8/10
A black person with a novel accent is going to get lots of smiles in the US minimum, you are going to have a great time believe me mate ;0
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bigbarz
bigbarz
Yes. This.
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Quisp
Quisp9.8/10
You are more than welcome here, please come and enjoy your stay, foreign tourists are welcomed, we need the money!
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dgyoung
dgyoung
It's not as bad as it looks on tv! Black people are a hugely important part of American culture and the object of love and admiration across a lot of different sub cultures. The immigration and law enforcement officers you are talking about are very likely to be African American themselves.

Yes there are some places where the inner city conflicts with the suburbs and its surely a racial situation but that's an isolated phenomenon and is unlikely to come up on your trip.

Enjoy the states and if you are going to make it to Chicago hit me up :)
samCHED
by  samCHED
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by  vbitter
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by  zz87
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by  foster
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by  ted
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miko
by  miko
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lynkyn
by  lynkyn
Trump is exactly what the US deserves.