Originally posted by Hellas
If I would produce a song with the title "Say it loud I'm white and I'm proud!!" I would be most definitely called a racist.
Or a station called "White Entertainment Network"
Or wear a shirt with "White is Beautiful" on it..
Originally posted by luciddream
reply to post by Hellas
Why are you proud? something your skin colour accomplished?
"im proud of the colour of my car, because of it i i got to work on time"???
Its the pendulum effect.
If black enslaved you for 300 years, maybe now you can # on them and they just ignore you.
i like how Chris rock said it... "poor people can BS on rich people but if rich people BS on poor... thats just mean!"
Originally posted by grandmakdw
reply to post by yadda333
So you are saying it is ok to be racist if you are black and you are racist toward whites?
That seems to be what you are saying.
I say racism is a form of self hatred, a primal response of fear to those who one fears may do you harm.
And yes the slave master lives (rightfully so) in fear the slave will rise up and kill or greatly harm their master. Racism is a primal form of fear and self hatred regardless of what ones skin color is or the skin color of those they fear. (see my post at the top of page 5)
Originally posted by nixie_nox
Originally posted by hounddoghowlie
reply to post by TheIceQueen
let me ask you this, is this racist?
As most people would assume, the 'Black' in Congressional Black Caucus, refers to the ethnicity of the congressperson. This principle was put to a test in January 2007. Freshman Representative Steve Cohen, D-TN., who is white, pledged to apply for membership during his election campaign to represent his constituency, which is 60% African American. Hearn further reported that although the bylaws of the caucus do not make race a prerequisite for membership, former and current members of the caucus agreed that the group should remain "exclusively black". Rep. William Lacy Clay, Jr., D-MO., the son of Rep. William Lacy Clay Sr., D-MO., a co-founder of the caucus, is quoted as saying, "Mr. Cohen asked for admission, and he got his answer. He's white and the caucus is black. It's time to move on. We have racial policies to pursue and we are pursuing them, as Mr. Cohen has learned. It's an unwritten rule. It's understood." In response to the decision, Rep. Cohen referred to his campaign promise as "a social faux pas" because "It's their caucus and they do things their way. You don't force your way in. You need to be invited." Clay issued an official statement from his office:
Quite simply, Rep. Cohen will have to accept what the rest of the country will have to accept—there has been an unofficial Congressional White Caucus for over 200 years, and now it's our turn to say who can join 'the club.' He does not, and cannot, meet the membership criteria, unless he can change his skin color. Primarily, we are concerned with the needs and concerns of the black population, and we will not allow white America to infringe on those objectives.
from this wiki.Congressional Black Caucus
now if a group of white people did this or said this they would be called racist, and every al, jesse and clay would be calling for their heads.
edit on 10-12-2012 by hounddoghowlie because: (no reason given)
White people did do this. They have done it since settlers landed on this continent. But it is reversed one time and white people get their panties in a bunch.
As most people would assume, the 'Black' in Congressional Black Caucus, refers to the ethnicity of the congressperson. This principle was put to a test in January 2007. Freshman Representative Steve Cohen, D-TN., who is white, pledged to apply for membership during his election campaign to represent his constituency, which is 60% African American.
This was recently said by Jamie Foxx when hosting SNL but it's only posted on some small mostly independent sites, blogs and what not (at least from what I found). The audience did laugh and there was some cheering.
And I got a movie coming out, "Django," check it out. Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson. “Django Unchained” I play a slave. How black is that? And in the movie I had to wear chains. How whack is that? But don't be worried about it because I get out the chains, I get free, I save my wife, and I kill all the white people in the movie. How great is that? And how black is that?