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originally posted by: WUNK22
“To release these videos would create a high level of racially insensitive commentary toward the district,” she was told. “And in addition it would create a racial bias in the riders against minorities on the trains.”
According to a memo distributed to BART Directors, the agency won’t do a press release on the June 30 theft because it was a “petty crime” that would make BART look “crime ridden.” Furthermore, it would “unfairly affect and characterize riders of color, leading to sweeping generalizations in media reports:
originally posted by: cenpuppie
a reply to: CulturalResilience
So that means i can call white men pedophilies? (my goto line, lawl)
originally posted by: crazyewok
a reply to: cenpuppie
History is not a excuse for crime and barbarian behaviour.
The jews suffered far worse more recently yet you dont see Jews filling our prisons up or turning there neighbourhoods into crime ridden cesspits.
Stop using slavery as a damed excuse!
originally posted by: dragonridr
If they were in neighborhoods where people cared about their homes they would to.
originally posted by: TruMcCarthy
I'm a fan of rap, it's a good musical style, but I don't know how anyone can honestly say a lot of rap isn't influential and harmful to youth, especially black youth. For myself, being a suburban white kid, the main reason I began smoking pot was because of Tupac. If I was a black kid in in the inner city, I probably would have started selling crack, in large part to rap. Some rappers promote positive values, the vast majority do not. The black community needs to start holding rappers accountable, and demand positive music, not music about drugs, murder and crime.