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  •  "We" Would Have Evolved Long Ago But We Weren't (2+ / 0-)
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    left to our own natural selves to do that. As soon as we began bringing blacks out of political and economic ostracization, authoritarian forces began aggressively fanning racial fears prejudices in order to create a populist base voting for economic policies they strongly opposed.

    We the people have many problems with prejudices but with the conversation about race and ethnicity shut down 40 years ago by the power structure to use as a wedge dividing us from one another, we haven't had the opportunity and ability as a people to grow.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 11:38:30 AM PDT

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    •  We know that political (0+ / 0-)

      forces are always tailored to suit selfish political goals. We must take responsibility for needed growth - in the way we live, interact, educate, vote and communicate in the real world.- where as opposed to online, I hear 'crickets'.

       

      You need to lose your mind to come to your senses. Anxiety is the gap between now and then. - Fritz Perls

      by brook on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 01:04:44 PM PDT

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