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Originally posted by TrueAmerican
For every one that might do that to you, there are 100 that don't. Kinda no use bitching about the onesies twosies.
Originally posted by ilandrah
I don't know why the government can't see that treating any class/race of citizens differently (wether positivly or negatively) only encourages these types of problems. Maybe if we were treated equally here we could begin to see ourselves as such.
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
For me, the one or two people who think I'm a racist, tend to get all my attention and focus and that's just not right. I guess it's kind of like hearing 50 people praise something you did and then that one person says you suck and that's what you carry around...
Originally posted by swimmer
foxy, your nick is well chosen!
Originally posted by intrepid
........ because I'm white.
Alternate title of this thread:
Sins of the Father and the Grandfather and his Father.....
I'm going to use this thread to address certain issues on this as opposed to derailing other threads. I'm getting REALLY tired of posts like this:
Originally posted by name removed
Like Foxy said, stop blaming the victim, BH.
I don't see why you can't get it through your damn head. We're talking about people who were treated like animals for generations. People who, despite trying to make something of themselves since the end of the Civil War, have been hindered again and again and again and again.
I dunno...it seems like you relish blaming poor black Americans, as you gloss over the impact of whites who established and maintained the system for generations.
Who did I victimize? Who did I hinder?
Let me tell you about a RL episode. I was working as a floor walker about 12 years ago. These 2 guys came into this store with an open duffle bag. One was black the other white. I was watching them both. They were pro's. They found me out and the black guy says that I'm watching him because he was black. I almost kicked his ass on the spot for calling me a racist. I was watching them because they came in with an open duffle bag.
I'm tired, DAMN tired of being accused of being a racist because of the colour of MY skin.
Originally posted by intrepid
See "name removed"? OK, you want to hear this, no prob. In the light of this thread tell me, how do I wear this mark of past generations? I'm not a racist in any manner, no matter how you would colour me. THIS is the bottom line of this thread. I've done NOTHING against ANYONE but I've been portrayed as a person that "doesn't get the black perspective." No, I can't get that. Can YOU get the white perspective that's tired of being castigated for what happened before we were even born?
Originally posted by chisslerYet time and time again I am proclaimed a racist for calling a penalty against a hockey player who happens to be native
I have RL experiences as well as many experiences here on ATS of when I was accused of being racist because I am white.
Originally posted by truthseeka you used MY post to establish why YOU are apparently racist