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11/11/2010

Ways humans limit our potential, ex. #48754: We turn hues into fear weapons

by Jeremy Hooper
Mississippi high school football player Coy Sheppard was kicked off his team last month when he showed up for practice wearing pink cleats. Just like NFL players were doing to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Apparently Sheppard's coach thought the pink cleats signified something else.
MORE: MISSISSIPPI: High School Football Player Kicked Off Team For Pink Cleats [J.M.G.]

You get a truck, you get a doll.
You get this color, you get that.
"Snakes, snails, puppy dog tails" for him, "sugar, spice, and everything nice" for her.

Boxes. Limits. No overlap. No grey.

It all begins at birth. Its intellectual merits never grow beyond that underdeveloped day.

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