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Say What?!

Camden Town, London, UK – May 2005 – Patrick Nouhailler ©

I had a colorful tee-shirt that I had purchased in Camden market in London, it had bold blue and bright red and vibrant green. The acronym S.W.A.P.O was blazoned across the colors. I knew that it stood for South West Africa Peace Organization, when I purchased the shirt Apartheid was still in existence. I was back home in New York City walking down Park Avenue South when a business man stopped me with his hand and he called me a stupid bitch. I was so shocked that I told him to leave me alone and that I can wear what I want and tore my arm away. I was shaken by the vehemence of the whole encounter.