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Originally posted by nextguyinline
It's ok Truthseeka, I knew you couldn't resist responding.
Originally posted by nextguyinline
You may not like it, but unfortunately, your white,
Shooter...come on, I know you're above stuff like this. Of COURSE, if someone gives a description of a suspect, the cops would be insane to look for someone who didn't fit the description. HOWEVER, you know full well this is FAR different from pulling over innocent people because they're not white.
So, the solution to salary discrimination is to go to another job? What about the next black person who takes that position? Same thing will happen to them. This is quite similar to "if you don't like racism in America, just LEAVE" rhetoric.
And no, I haven't seen that film. But, I DO want to. I've seen clips of it, and it looks pretty damn good. But at the same time, you can't use this film to say that every race has an equal shot in this country. It's kinda like using the "model minority," Asians, to justify maintaining the status quo as far as the racial hierarchy goes.
That's fine and well, but that's not the issue here.
Yes, when white people use it as a judgement about race and character without taking the entire situation into context.
The perception (whenever I hear this said in a mixed race group and a white person says this) is that the people of color cannot maturely have a discussion of this caliber. Usually, it is the other way around.
I'm glad you don't. But again, this isn't the issue. It is the discussion concerning whether white people are aware of what they say to people of color in discussions like these. And whether white people really think about what they say to persons of color and have the ability to ignore certain aspects of the conversation, let alone write them off because of 'deflection'.
That's what you think.
This has nothing to do with that.
We're Americans too. And we should not have to be subjected to this type of talk.
There is never a sense of fairness when it comes to discussions. White posters, no matter how badly they write or spell, are afforded with intelligence and believability.
Originally posted by shooterbrody
You said it was.
The perception of who?
White people in general?
Broadbrush statements about minorities are "white privilege";what would one call these broad brush statements about white people?
It is the issue. Is this a "do not speak until spoken to" converstaion?
With out opinions there would be no discussion about "white privilege".
Why are white people singled out as to having to "think" about what they say?
Shouldn't everyone think about what they say?
No ,C, it is not what I think , it is what is written in the constitution. It is specifically a first amendment right.
Freedom of speech, and the right to peaceably assemble, which imho is what we are all doing here.
Being able to voice your opinion has everything to do with freedom. Wasn't that what the CRM ,at least in part, was all about?
Being able to equally voice your opinion? No one has to agree with ones opinion, but all are entitled to it no matter how wrong it may be.
Well as Americans you should understand freedom of speech. No type of "talk" should ever be discouraged. You have only to look to the current administration to see what happens when people don't talk.
Fairness would be defined as to personal opinion would it not?
Why would you assume the color of someone on the other side of the screen?
Why would you assume I believe anything anyone posts on ats, let alone the "white people"?
Have you read some of the posts here? Ufo's,chupacabra,bigfoot,...shall I go on?
Is there anything fundamentally different or more credible about the "social issues" section of abovepolitics than any other section of ats?
Don't get me wrong I really like ats,but it is still just a internet forum. If you are really looking for credibilty and true objective discussion, I think there are other places much better than internet forums.
BTW who you got in the tourney this weekend?
Originally posted by truthseeka
The job posting said $10/hr. When the lady interviewed and then hired me, she told me I would make $10/hr. When I got my check a month later, I was paid 8$/hr.
Originally posted by phoenixhasrisin
Where was this?
Did you continue working for them, demand your originally quoted salary, or quit?