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Originally posted by pagan_night
reply to post by CriticalCK
Well that would be fine with me. As long as everyone leaves the history out of it. All I'm trying to point out is that re-arranged history by government has played a huge role in racism.
Originally posted by ThirdEyeofHorus
reply to post by pagan_night
You know what? Nobody has any manners any more. My mom taught me to curtsey and shake hands and say "How do you do?". (and I batted my eyelashes too a bit, but I was 7 then)
Today people are so in their own little cloud you can go through the grocery and people won't move out of the aisle for anything. People just ignore you like you are not there. Nobody cares about any body else and most people are just plain rude. It's the entitlement mentality gone wild. It's worse at Wal Mart and places like that. I remember going into one discount dept store and people just threw stuff on to the floor. There was stuff on the floor everywhere and even the cashiers were rude and mean. I have never been back there since. It was Ross store I think.
Gone are the days when people behaved civilly out of kindness and generosity of heart.
Even with that, it's still not on the same level, considering that you said it was an insult against blacks, and was used to insult those in "power" (which doesn't sound as bad as the reverse).
Originally posted by Storm88Trooper
reply to post by technical difficulties
Actually the word "Cracker" has nothing to do with the white salty goodness of saltines. It means whip cracker and was originally a term used by black slaves as a derogatory term for members of their own kind who through obedience to their slave masters acquired the privileged possition of being the one who punished their fellow slaves in exchange for better living quarters and food. Most most blacks and whites are to ignorant to look into the history of this racial slur.
I've seen people say the same thing about gay pride parades and black history month, and they're all just as ignorant. If you want a "White Entertainment Channel", you can just watch any other channel.
Originally posted by milkyway12
reply to post by TheBlackManIsGod7
I dont care who runs it. The fact it says "Black entertainment channel" is racist. Lord forbid if we have a "White Entertainment" channel.
(Again note , racism have little value in my life , this is simply for argument and discussion)edit on 9-3-2012 by milkyway12 because: (no reason given)
if their ancestors weren't killed for knowing how to read(among other suppressing things) back then, maybe blacks of today would be in better shape? less crime?
If you want a "White Entertainment Channel", you can just watch any other channel.