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xultar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-04-07 01:36 PM
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39. True. Scary true. I just believe her tactics can be better presented for effectiveness.
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  -If you were a protester in the Civil Rights movement what would you have done differently? xultar  Jan-04-07 12:36 PM   #0 
  - They were different times  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-04-07 12:41 PM   #1 
  - I often thought I'd take that balcony moment back. But you know...  xultar   Jan-04-07 12:46 PM   #4 
  - The way MLK protested, WHEN MLK protested, wasn't for suckers.  Vash the Stampede   Jan-04-07 12:41 PM   #2 
  - How is going to congress and yelling at press conferences...  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 12:44 PM   #3 
  - Very different. They could have got on the bus yelling. They didn't  xultar   Jan-04-07 12:46 PM   #5 
  - I'm sorry, is that supposed to be a fundamental difference?  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 12:49 PM   #11 
  - I agree. There's a world of difference in the two approaches.  Vash the Stampede   Jan-04-07 01:10 PM   #23 
     - Great.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:19 PM   #26 
        - Tone and respectability.  Vash the Stampede   Jan-04-07 01:25 PM   #29 
           - Seriously?  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:27 PM   #30 
              - Uhm, maybe racists did.  Vash the Stampede   Jan-04-07 01:32 PM   #35 
              - Sure. Which was a significant portion of the country back then.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:34 PM   #37 
              - You know what they are trying to say.  xultar   Jan-04-07 01:32 PM   #36 
              - Yes, I know.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:36 PM   #40 
              - Yes, I know.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:37 PM   #41 
              - The Nazis would have just killed him.  IronLionZion   Jan-04-07 01:40 PM   #42 
                 - I'm sorry...  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:52 PM   #44 
                    - nothing, it has to do with civil nonviolent tactics  IronLionZion   Jan-04-07 02:18 PM   #50 
  - Well, for one, they were likely to  seasonedblue   Jan-04-07 12:48 PM   #9 
     - More likely they would have gotten arrested.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 12:50 PM   #12 
        - Oh and then beaten and hung.  xultar   Jan-04-07 12:57 PM   #16 
           - Rosa Parks was beaten and hung?  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 12:58 PM   #17 
              - Thank god she wasn't but you know plenty of us were beaten and hung for just being alive.  xultar   Jan-04-07 01:04 PM   #21 
                 - Sure.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:05 PM   #22 
                    - True. Scary true. I just believe her tactics can be better presented for effectiveness.  xultar   Jan-04-07 01:36 PM   #39 
                    - Alright.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 01:52 PM   #45 
                    - But Cindy Sheehan  seasonedblue   Jan-04-07 01:57 PM   #46 
                       - Well, yes. And Cindy's white and King was black.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 02:02 PM   #48 
                          - What are you talking about?  seasonedblue   Jan-04-07 02:15 PM   #49 
                             - I'm talking about Cindy Sheehan and other protesters.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 02:22 PM   #51 
                                - Protesters of that era may support Cindy Sheehan,  seasonedblue   Jan-04-07 02:35 PM   #52 
                                   - They'd put her on the same level as Mamie Till.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 02:43 PM   #53 
                                      - Did I say sit down and shut up?  seasonedblue   Jan-04-07 02:51 PM   #54 
                                         - You implied it.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-07 02:51 PM   #55 
                                            - I did no such thing  seasonedblue   Jan-04-07 03:05 PM   #56 
  - The only suckers were those that did nothing.  mmonk   Jan-04-07 12:47 PM   #6 
  - Having your life on the line makes it difficult so I can't be too hard on people  xultar   Jan-04-07 12:49 PM   #10 
     - True.  mmonk   Jan-04-07 01:27 PM   #31 
  - I was in a civil rights march in Yellow Springs, OH. There was a barber there who refused to cut  Sapere aude   Jan-04-07 12:47 PM   #7 
  - Many movements used more confrontational tactics  manic expression   Jan-04-07 12:48 PM   #8 
  - DAYUM you are good. People did for get the good the Black Panthers  xultar   Jan-04-07 12:52 PM   #14 
  - You're very, very right.  Vash the Stampede   Jan-04-07 01:17 PM   #24 
  - If I remember correctly, MLK's protests were patterned  classicfilmfan   Jan-04-07 12:51 PM   #13 
  - The Black Panthers helped African Americans. They had breakfast programs  Sapere aude   Jan-04-07 12:52 PM   #15 
  - True. Unfortunately people have long memories for the bad and not the good.  xultar   Jan-04-07 12:58 PM   #18 
     - The problem is, only the bad goes in the history books  classicfilmfan   Jan-04-07 01:00 PM   #20 
        - Go to the C-Span archives. There was a C-Span show with some of the leaders of the Black Panthers  Sapere aude   Jan-04-07 01:23 PM   #28 
  - Wouldn't change a thing.  Behind the Aegis   Jan-04-07 12:59 PM   #19 
  - I WAS a protester in the Civil Rights Movement.  damntexdem   Jan-04-07 01:18 PM   #25 
  - I'd love to talk with you about your experiences. My mom and I are considering  xultar   Jan-04-07 01:29 PM   #33 
  - We needed both the black panther party AND MLK  IronLionZion   Jan-04-07 01:23 PM   #27 
  - The Black Panther were escorted Malcolm X's widow to Los Angles  Sapere aude   Jan-04-07 01:34 PM   #38 
     - yup, they were formed partly because of Malcolm's death  IronLionZion   Jan-04-07 01:48 PM   #43 
  - MLK is the greatest American. Period.  twilight_sailing   Jan-04-07 01:29 PM   #32 
  - I would have shut up to not make Democrats squirm.  High Plains   Jan-04-07 01:29 PM   #34 
  - Perhaps your view of the Black Panther Party would change if you knew...  BrotherBuzz   Jan-04-07 02:00 PM   #47 
     - I love it when White Folk educate me on my history. The tactiics the  xultar   Jan-04-07 03:25 PM   #57 
 

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