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
Originally Posted by ChomskyOriginally Posted by OrphanSlug
I do not know if this is true or not, but I have heard say that black women don't like white women who marry black men because they take away the better black men from them. If so, it's more of a jealously thing, it seems.
Yet, it seems counter to what is always preached to us that race shouldn't matter.
*- Most people, including myself, believe he did it, but I accept the verdict.
Huntsman / Kasich 2020
Then: "Any child can grow up to be President."
Now: "Any child can be President."
Change the word to 'bigotry' and I'd vote yes. 'Racism', to me, implies expression of racial superiority as a matter of policy (personal, company, government, whatever). Racism, by my thinking, is pretty rare but bigotry is everywhere. Probably everyone is a bigot.
edit- I'm not sure if I'm'left wing' but I'm as liberal as all get-out.
"How do I know what I think 'till I hear what I say?"
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
"Fly-over" country spoke, and The Donald is now POTUS.