F was telling a story about how she was unable to be a school play all those years ago because she's black, that it took her ages to work out what the issue was because, at the time, they told it it was because she was too tall...

One of the white people in the conversation claimed it would never happen in this day and age. I didn't say at the time that it still happens in schools all over Britain or that people have been saying "it would never happen nowadays" since the 1920s... But we all chose to believe according to our own experience, I guess, according to our own frames of reference.

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