written by Paul Haggis & Bobby Moresco
Anthony: Wait, wait, wait. See what that woman just did? You see that? She got colder the minute she saw us. Man, look around you, man. You couldn't find a whiter, safer or better-lit part of the city right now. But yet this white woman sees two black guys who look like UCLA students strolling down the sidewalk, and her reaction is blind fear? I mean look at us dawg, are we dressed like gang bangers? Huh? No. Do we look threatening? No. Fact: If anyone should be scared around here, it's us! We're the only two black faces surrounded by a sea of over-caffinated white people patrolled by the trigger happy LAPD. So you tell me. Why aren't we scared?
Credit and many thanks to Elli for this monologue, it is very much appreciated.
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