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SPellier Donating Member (16 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-19-03 10:16 PM
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12. What a bizarre scenario
Sadly, it seems you went from one racist extreme to the other...

Your first thought was that you were victimized, not by a criminal, but by a black criminal, therefore all blacks must be bad. You were actually scared of black people.

Now, apparently, you've come to your senses and you try to rationalize the whole incident by claiming he might have been desperate for a fix, or he had some urgent economic need! Would you have considered that possibility if the guy who robbed you was white? You go on and make it even worse with nonsense about "stereotypical misperceptions of potential white employers".

Is it so hard to believe you were robbed by a criminal who violated your rights and should be in jail? Does it have to be about race with you?
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  -Young Black Males, Job Untouchables? G_j  Nov-19-03 05:16 PM   #0 
  - The guy who robbed me at gunpoint  liberalhistorian   Nov-19-03 05:34 PM   #1 
  - What a bizarre scenario  SPellier   Nov-19-03 10:16 PM   #12 
  - I don't think it's nonsense and your condescending attitude SUCKS  Skittles   Nov-19-03 10:21 PM   #13 
     - Fair enough  SPellier   Nov-19-03 11:16 PM   #16 
        - Some of them  incontrovertible   Nov-20-03 12:48 AM   #17 
        - Point being...  SPellier   Nov-20-03 03:33 AM   #23 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-20-03 12:03 PM   #25 
  - Who cares what his problem was  Fescue4u   Nov-20-03 01:11 AM   #18 
  - There's Little Reason For YBM's To Avoid Becoming Criminals  voted4wellstone   Nov-20-03 01:46 AM   #21 
  - Very important info  loudnclear   Nov-19-03 08:18 PM   #2 
  - 40 percent!  cally   Nov-19-03 08:31 PM   #3 
  - What's even more frightening is that  1songbird   Nov-19-03 08:39 PM   #4 
  - The most important thing we can say to young black males is  Nay   Nov-19-03 08:44 PM   #5 
  - May I ask your background if it's okay?  1songbird   Nov-19-03 08:47 PM   #6 
  - That's exactly right  economic justice   Nov-19-03 08:58 PM   #7 
  - Doubtful... highly! n/t  Isome   Nov-20-03 04:45 AM   #24 
  - I used to have to walk by the personnel office  FlaGranny   Nov-20-03 12:31 PM   #27 
     - Mam, no disrespect but wearing dreadlocks  1songbird   Nov-20-03 12:37 PM   #28 
        - I disagree -  FlaGranny   Nov-20-03 01:22 PM   #30 
           - To make value judgements  1songbird   Nov-20-03 06:34 PM   #35 
  - The most important thing we can say to young white males is  Dirk39   Nov-19-03 09:17 PM   #9 
  - Hello Dirk, Good points  1songbird   Nov-19-03 09:25 PM   #10 
  - But is it fair to require a college education for every job  Nikia   Nov-19-03 09:27 PM   #11 
  - The EEOC is basically toothless  camero   Nov-19-03 09:08 PM   #8 
  - would this be more alarming if it was "white" instead of "black?"  noiretblu   Nov-19-03 10:27 PM   #14 
  - Well you know how things are  1songbird   Nov-19-03 11:07 PM   #15 
  - thanks for answering my question  noiretblu   Nov-20-03 01:14 AM   #19 
  - thanks for answering my question  noiretblu   Nov-20-03 01:14 AM   #20 
  - exactly, very simply  G_j   Nov-20-03 02:41 AM   #22 
  - I have a story to tell and I'd like an (some) opinion(s)  democratreformed   Nov-20-03 12:30 PM   #26 
  - did you give him the grade he deserved?  noiretblu   Nov-20-03 02:00 PM   #33 
     - I guess  democratreformed   Nov-20-03 02:09 PM   #34 
  - We really need to talk openly about race.  redqueen   Nov-20-03 12:59 PM   #29 
  - Agree completely with everything you've said.  FlaGranny   Nov-20-03 01:26 PM   #31 
  - Part of the blame lies with Affirmitive Action, don't flame, please listen  MadHound   Nov-20-03 01:41 PM   #32 

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