"With me everything turns into mathematics."
"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
"It is truth very certain that, when it is not in one's power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is more probable." -- Rene Descartes
I'm not color-blind and no one has ever accused me of being racist.
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.
A) There are prominent blacks in all aspects of public life (government, congress, etc)
B) There are prominent blacks in all aspect of intellectual life (thomas sowell, Neil degrasse tyson, the most popular ones)
C) There are prominent blacks in sports (you name it)
D) There are prominent blacks in business (CEO of Mcdonalds and Xerox-> its even a black woman)
E) There are prominent blacks in showbis, the most liberal environemnt in the world.
F) Everywhere in general... you can find prominent blacks
Again. if all these are true... and they are... because they are facts... then there is no way around it. To be a racist is to be a human being and diminishing it will diminish you as a human being.
Or you can choose to accept that many of the ones who complain about racism are actually full of ****. Especially the big holywood stars and other prominent blacks.
I'm not denying that racism, sexism or homophobia doesn't exist, I'm only saying that sometimes people just do something rude or unthoughtful that has nothing to do with race. Rudeness and ignorance happens to all people.
Conservatives don't really understand the term 'generational effects'. They feel that if one guy can make it out of poverty, so can everyone else and the rest is moot. 300 years of slavery, Jim Crow and government imposed poverty done away with in 1964. Lolz.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
Just because there are prominent black people in these positions does not automatically erase racism.
I didn't know that Hollywood stars speak for entire peoples.Or you can choose to accept that many of the ones who complain about racism are actually full of ****. Especially the big holywood stars and other prominent blacks.