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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:44 AM

Ol Miss---"time out"

maybe it's time for black players--and their courageous white teammates -not just on Ol Miss ---but every team they play-----to do an illegal "time out" ---like an offsides ----out of bounds ---or just don''t come on the field promptly---nothing could start some redneck critical thinking like an interruption of their precious football game----maybe it would carry to the NFL-----so they get the message that racist behavior is bit passť

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Response to Always Randy (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:24 PM

1. As a graduate of Ole Miss and former faculty member, I was very dissappointed to hear about

the nasty demonstration that took place. But, I don't think that the relatively small group of demonstrators was a fair representation of the entire student body and I believe that your suggestions were too harsh and could possible create more problems than they solved.

Other students staged a counter demonstration the next day. That was proof that not all Ole Miss students agreed with the first demonstration.


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Response to ladjf (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:01 PM

2. Thank you

for responding----I agree with you that Ol Miss is not a racist school----my message was kind of like a union job action--------if all sports players could just stop the game for a moment and call for respect it could put a focus on critical thinking------so maybe some of the knee jerk racist thought would subside----the NFL has done a good job keeping the Super Bowl out of Arizona because of the racism there----but we can see that changing----a lot of change can be had at the behest of -sports----music ----art------racist thought is so old millennium---this country needs to move on to more important things ---like education ---and being a competitor in the world market----thank you for taking the time to respond and to read my rambling

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Response to Always Randy (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:04 PM

3. oh oh

I just read that you are also a college professor-----please excuse my Cummingesque punctuation

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