Originally posted by coltcall
Maybe....just maybe mind you......for some reason nobody can rationally explain.......WHITE PEOPLE IN AMERICA have become the biggest suckers for the guilt trip political schematic?
As the Carney Barker in Washington said, when you've got the suckers by the crotch, don't let go until they swear on Thomas Jefferson's grave that they will never stop feeling guilty.
Indian Chief 'Two Eagles' was asked by a white government official, 'You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done.'
The Chief nodded in agreement.
The official continued, 'Considering all these events, in your opinion, where did the white man go wrong?'
The Chief stared at the government official for over a minute and then calmly replied. 'When white man find this land, Indians running it, no taxes, no debt, plenty buffalo, plenty beaver, clean water. Women did all the work, Medicine man free. Indian man spend all day hunting and fishing; all night having sex.'
Then the chief leaned back and smiled.
'Only white man dumb enough to think he could improve system like that.'
Originally posted by Ghost375
You people are upset about this? That's just stupid.
These bracelets are obviously NOT about feeling guilty for being white. Just recognizing that being white has its advantages in America.
There's nothing sinister about it.
Not everything the government does is evil.
and if you think that you don't have an advantage being white in this country, you need to step into the real world.
(CNSNews.com) - The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) wants its white VISTA volunteers who work with low-income, racially diverse public schools to examine the “privilege” their Caucasian race confers on them
. DPI devotes an entire Web page to “Power and Privilege,” including links to racial justice workshops and online tests where VISTA volunteers can “learn about your personal bias.”
One “diversity” document linked to DPI’s Web site suggests that white people “wear a white wristband as a reminder about your privilege, and as a personal commitment to explain why you wear the wristband.”
The document -- written by a diversity resource center in New Jersey -- also suggests that white people ask themselves questions, such as: “How do I ignore privilege? What am I doing today to undo my privilege? How do I fool myself into thinking I am powerless?”
Other suggestions for white people include: -- Set aside sections of the day to critically examine how privilege is working. --
Put a note on your mirror or computer screen as a reminder to think about privilege. -
- Make a daily list of the ways privilege played out, and steps taken or not taken to address privilege. -
- Find a person of color who is willing to hold you accountable for addressing privilege.
Originally posted by Catalyst317
Why can we not turn it into a "white pride" bracelet? Let's face it, if put out enough times, the MSM will make it so.... I. for one will wear it as such.
Originally posted by seagull
reply to post by FlyersFan
God, I love Americorps...
I'd love some "white privilege" someday, just for a few hours... Just so I know what the hell they're talking about...
Originally posted by Ghost375
Just recognizing that being white has its advantages in America.
Quit your lying and do some research:
Originally posted by polarwarrior
I do find it funny that whites enslaved and oppressed blacks for generations, and now cry fowl that they are the ones being oppressed! Not with whips and chains but a voluntary bracelet! cry me a river
'White Privilege' Bracelets Recommended for Wisconsin Students
Some folks think the best way to highlight "white privilege" is to make 'em wear scarlet letters. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, in partnership with Americorps, is encouraging the state's high school kids - or at least the white ones - to wear white wristbands reminding them of the undue privilege they carry around with them everyday by mere virtue of being white. Among other ways these youth can commit on a daily basis to "undoing" their privilege is to set aside time "to examine how privilege is working," and even put a note on their mirror or computer screen to remind them of their "moral obligation" to subvert themselves. It's a bit like one of those daily affirmations, but meant to induce guilt instead of self-esteem. As for what non-white people can do, well, they can be the recipients of inquiries from white people hoping to get outside of themselves: "Ask people of color about their experience and be willing to accept their experience as true, real, and accurate," the campaign recommends. Via EAG News and the Beyond Diversity Resource Center.
The program for high school students "seeks to build capacity in schools and districts serving low-income families to develop an effective, sustainable, research-based program of family-school-community partnerships,"according to its Facebook page.
Originally posted by timetothink
reply to post by polarwarrior
You said the article was a lie?