When we see the military, we see order, uniformity and strength. We also know that there's a brotherhood associated with military service. What we don't see are the inner workings of a "good ol' boys" network that treats the races in that "brotherhood" just as differently as we do as civilians.
Sometimes it feels like no amount of accomplishment matters when you're part of a marginalized group. Tissa Hami is a graduate of both Brown and Columbia Universities, a groundbreaking female Muslim comic, speaker & trainer, but none of that exempts her from prejudice, discrimination and racism.