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  •  You misunderstand. (3+ / 0-)
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    The racial animus of the LAPD is horrific.  Maybe I didn't make that clear.

    I was just responding to comparisons with literary figures and such.

    By the way, Native Son is one of my all-time favorite books.  I read it decades ago and it still haunts me.

    Boehner Just Wants Wife To Listen, Not Come Up With Alternative Debt-Reduction Ideas

    by dov12348 on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 01:48:40 PM PST

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    •  no, the privilege comes into play (0+ / 0-)

      here:

      I've never otherwise thought of his race until you brought it up.  I mean it was just a passing characteristic I maybe subconsciously noted - like he's big and bald and good-looking.
      there are those of us who literally cannot view the world that way.  that you can is a privilege based (imo, at least partly) on society's reaction to you all your life.

      This comment is dedicated to my mellow Adept2U and his Uncle Marcus

      by mallyroyal on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 07:26:03 AM PST

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