Not only is is it not getting better, it is getting worse.
The following is from a friend of mine, a talented woman who lives in P...., MA. I respect her greatly. She is doing her work (and she does it well) and she has to put up with this shit. Grrh I am so damn angry.
"I’ve been busting my ass for this group all weekend, working 12+ hour days, only to be referred to as the colored girl. Despite the fact that I’m wearing a name tag with my full fucking name. Ugh!"