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  •  ...heh... (3+ / 0-)
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    snackdoodle, Mariken, Oh Mary Oh

    Bigotry among white Americans has been driven to the margins of society.

    As a white person mingling among white folks - that has not been my anecdotal experience.

    "The revolution's just an ethical haircut away..." Billy Bragg

    by grannyhelen on Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 08:29:38 PM PDT

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    •  it can depend on the social class (1+ / 0-)
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      as a white person, you may rarely be privileged to hear the conversations about whites that blacks have.
      we've got hundreds of years of ingrained antagonistical cultural differences. If one can't speak openly, as Shirley Sherrod did, about overcoming prejudices, there's not a lot of hope.

      I highly recommend the movie about Chess Records, "Cadillac Records", as an entertaining yet insightful look at some of the issues surrounding the interactions between races.

    •  That's part of the problem (3+ / 0-)
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      grannyhelen, whoknu, TrahmalG

      It's hard to address racism when there is such a concerted effort to deny that racism even exists.

      The wolfpack eats venison. The lone wolf eats mice.

      by A Citizen on Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 10:58:00 PM PDT

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