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.
April Fool's Day is the one day of the year
that people critically evaluate news articles before accepting them as true.
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 voted, and The Donald is now POTUS.