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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-08-08 02:21 PM
Response to Reply #4
5. Yep.
I've heard about that happening often.
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  -Haye you ever experienced racism first hand? turtlensue  Jun-08-08 02:06 PM   #0 
  - Yes.  nathan hale   Jun-08-08 02:10 PM   #1 
  - Yes.  PDJane   Jun-08-08 02:12 PM   #2 
  - Well...  Behind the Aegis   Jun-09-08 02:11 AM   #66 
  - Yes.  TheWraith   Jun-08-08 02:12 PM   #3 
  - Is this directly, i'm not sure---  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-08-08 02:18 PM   #4 
  - Yep.  turtlensue   Jun-08-08 02:21 PM   #5 
  - Yes,  Pisces   Jun-08-08 02:23 PM   #6 
  - My husband has brown skin, my son is lighter, and when my son was little, my husband  blondeatlast   Jun-08-08 02:28 PM   #7 
  - Thats so awful  turtlensue   Jun-08-08 02:32 PM   #10 
  - The scorn she got from others probably didn't enlighten her, but it made me feel better.  blondeatlast   Jun-08-08 05:54 PM   #33 
  - My father and I got odd looks and watching when I was a kid.  uppityperson   Jun-08-08 02:35 PM   #14 
  - I have friends with children who they've adopted and children they've had  hedgehog   Jun-08-08 07:27 PM   #45 
  - yes,  brandnewlaptop   Jun-08-08 02:30 PM   #8 
  - No one should be...  turtlensue   Jun-08-08 02:35 PM   #12 
  - "some weird religious cult"  bean fidhleir   Jun-09-08 05:20 AM   #72 
  - With my father, yes. Odd looks as a child. He as an adult trying to get thru airport security.  uppityperson   Jun-08-08 02:32 PM   #9 
  - Similar to the linked post? Dozens of times.  HughMoran   Jun-08-08 02:33 PM   #11 
  - People have come out and asked if I was "white"  classicfilmfan   Jun-08-08 02:35 PM   #13 
  - I grew up in Oklahoma in the early 70s so yes  XOKCowboy   Jun-08-08 02:51 PM   #15 
  - One of my sisters and her husband can be very racist  TlalocW   Jun-08-08 02:53 PM   #16 
  - Yes.  SeattleGirl   Jun-08-08 03:01 PM   #17 
  - Better ask if there is anyone who has not. nt  qijackie   Jun-08-08 03:07 PM   #18 
  - Really. nt  bananas   Jun-08-08 03:33 PM   #25 
  - At the scene of an accident I was called a "white honky bitch"  undeterred   Jun-08-08 03:07 PM   #19 
  - as a witness several times  Lerkfish   Jun-08-08 03:12 PM   #20 
  - Yes  magellan   Jun-08-08 03:13 PM   #21 
  - Personally, no but my kids surely have.  Zoigal   Jun-08-08 03:18 PM   #22 
  - Yes ... As an average white guy ...  JoePhilly   Jun-08-08 03:25 PM   #23 
  - Yes, also as a white guy ...  mcg   Jun-08-08 04:36 PM   #26 
     - Yea ... it can run both directions ... but not as often ...  JoePhilly   Jun-08-08 04:40 PM   #27 
        - It's a question of opportunity. n/t  igil   Jun-08-08 05:53 PM   #32 
  - Yes, I am latina on my mother's side and ethnically  Cleita   Jun-08-08 03:26 PM   #24 
  - What about "Discrimination"? That's a more valid question IMO.  TheGoldenRule   Jun-08-08 04:41 PM   #28 
  - Good question  turtlensue   Jun-08-08 07:11 PM   #36 
  - I agree, Golden Rule  pollo poco   Jun-08-08 10:02 PM   #64 
  - Multiple times over the years...so far...I fully expect more before I die  Solly Mack   Jun-08-08 05:03 PM   #29 
  - I'm white but yes  Disorganized   Jun-08-08 05:44 PM   #30 
  - Yes  rockymountaindem   Jun-08-08 05:48 PM   #31 
  - Sure.  igil   Jun-08-08 06:27 PM   #34 
  - I remember one time in Boston, about 1992.  aikoaiko   Jun-08-08 06:42 PM   #35 
  - getting my ass kicked at school every day  27inCali   Jun-08-08 07:12 PM   #37 
  - yes...there are white people wherever I go. nt.  IndianaJones   Jun-08-08 07:13 PM   #38 
  - Yes, when living in Japan  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-08-08 07:13 PM   #39 
  - Yes. And I'm not even a person of color.  devilgrrl   Jun-08-08 07:16 PM   #40 
  - yes  Obama4prez4life   Jun-08-08 07:17 PM   #41 
  - Bullshit!  devilgrrl   Jun-08-08 07:26 PM   #44 
     - DFTT  turtlensue   Jun-08-08 07:28 PM   #46 
     - It is TS'd.  uppityperson   Jun-08-08 08:29 PM   #51 
        - Funny how two of DU's self-professed white victims of extreme racism  Orrex   Jun-08-08 09:05 PM   #55 
  - Not the most horrible kind of racism to experience, but yes...  Concerned GA Voter   Jun-08-08 07:19 PM   #42 
  - Not so well-balanced, for sure. Also unintentionally funny  bean fidhleir   Jun-09-08 05:12 AM   #71 
     - Yea, the irony wasn't lost on me...  Concerned GA Voter   Jun-09-08 04:49 PM   #79 
  - I've both had racist things said to me and no doubt said racist things in turn  galledgoblin   Jun-08-08 07:23 PM   #43 
  - Sometimes I feel like the fly on the wall - I'm white with two mixed race  hedgehog   Jun-08-08 07:32 PM   #47 
  - Yes in Ohio in the '04 election. My 95% white semi affluent precinct had 15 minute waits to vote  mod mom   Jun-08-08 07:36 PM   #48 
  - Oh yeah  spinbaby   Jun-08-08 07:36 PM   #49 
  - Sounds about right  Orrex   Jun-08-08 09:08 PM   #56 
  - I'm Black And The Experiences Just Seem To Blur Together  wellst0nev0ter   Jun-08-08 07:42 PM   #50 
  - I did once.. though I didn't figure it out till years later...  annabanana   Jun-08-08 08:39 PM   #52 
  - My daughter has  Papagoose   Jun-08-08 08:48 PM   #53 
  - Yes, I have but I got over it. But then again, it doesn't happen everyday to me. n/t  Breeze54   Jun-08-08 08:54 PM   #54 
  - Yes, it was frightening  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jun-08-08 09:10 PM   #57 
  - Yep. At a Grassley town hall meeting a month ago  rurallib   Jun-08-08 09:18 PM   #58 
  - I will never set foot in Applebees ever again  marn999   Jun-08-08 09:45 PM   #59 
  - My Uncle  burrowowl   Jun-08-08 09:49 PM   #60 
  - Yes, in an all white high school.  Perragrande   Jun-08-08 09:52 PM   #61 
  - That's disgusting!!! How ignorant can people be????  ailsagirl   Jun-09-08 06:19 PM   #80 
  - Yes several times  proud2Blib   Jun-08-08 09:55 PM   #62 
  - Yes and I'm white.  Wizard777   Jun-08-08 09:58 PM   #63 
  - Yes, shortly after I started college.I was assaulted by a black student and she was not punished.  Perragrande   Jun-09-08 02:00 AM   #65 
  - Yes.  Behind the Aegis   Jun-09-08 02:17 AM   #67 
  - In grade school. An all white grade school.  Perragrande   Jun-09-08 02:17 AM   #68 
  - My dad works in Nigeria  Mr. Blonde   Jun-09-08 03:58 AM   #69 
  - Racism particularly, or unfair discrimination?  bean fidhleir   Jun-09-08 04:39 AM   #70 
  - Eh..Anti-Semitism is a little of both, IMHO  turtlensue   Jun-09-08 08:31 AM   #74 
  - Tons of times in the past, not so often now.  bunkerbuster1   Jun-09-08 07:13 AM   #73 
  - A few decades ago, I had a fundy white co-worker who liked that phrase,  raccoon   Jun-09-08 08:52 AM   #76 
  - Being called names because of the color of my skin, yes; otherwise, no  AngryAmish   Jun-09-08 08:37 AM   #75 
  - My neighbor thinks the QB for the Minnesota  a kennedy   Jun-09-08 09:11 AM   #77 
  - Yes..  stillcool47   Jun-09-08 09:41 AM   #78 
 

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