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Originally posted by LesMisanthrope
The only racial motivation I could see in the OP and the CNN article was from OP himself. It wasn't a racial issue until people read the thread title. A man shoots a man in cold blood in an altercation—that's the story; but now it's a racial issue because the color of his skin is apparent.
The only racism involved is the deep-seeded racism in the tread title, and from the ones discussing it like it isn't a non-issue.
The REAL discussion should be about how little this man values life—and why. Or is that not superficial enough?edit on 22-3-2012 by LesMisanthrope because: grammar
Originally posted by SlowlyLonely
To the OP's question about black people pulling the "race card":
As a white man who married into a black family, I have seen up close how black people excuse their failures, and exonerate themselves from being good stewards to the community, based on the notion that they are hated for their skin color.
Although blacks claim to despise racism, many of them would be socially and intellectually lost without it.
What we call "pulling the race card" is not just a way of attacking white culture, it is also a way of preserving black culture.
edit on 23-3-2012 by SlowlyLonely because: (no reason given)edit on 23-3-2012 by SlowlyLonely because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by MastaShake
just like those mobs of blacks yelling kill whitey arent racially motivated eh?
google beat whitey night and then tell me there isnt a racial double standard .
wish i was black, maybe then i wouldn't have to pay my college tuition in full
way to sterotype a whole group of people. i actually know black people too, lol, you act like that is a big deal and i will disagree with you. not all black people make excuses for their failures. they can actually(gulp) be better, more success, more intelligent than white people.
im just glad people dont assume all white people are ignorant racist because i know quite a few and id hate to be sterotyped because of the color of my skin.