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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-05-09 03:48 PM
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25. All my life.
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  -Dammit, when I was a kid growing up in the 90s I had thought we had nipped racism in the bud... Odin2005  Sep-05-09 02:27 PM   #0 
  - 2000 took a big step backward, maybe two steps in both racism and sexism. nt  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 02:28 PM   #1 
  - What happened in 2000?  dkf   Sep-05-09 02:52 PM   #5 
  - i think it was a handful of things. a perfect storm.  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 02:58 PM   #9 
     - The only thing I can think of is the attempt to keep AAs from voting in Florida.  dkf   Sep-05-09 03:28 PM   #23 
  - I would love to hear what you have to say.  Lilyeye   Sep-05-09 05:46 PM   #46 
  - heck I thought we fixed it in the late 60's..when I went to my first  angstlessk   Sep-05-09 02:30 PM   #2 
  - Don't leave Black women and White Men out either  FreakinDJ   Sep-05-09 03:12 PM   #16 
  - maybe this is the last gasp- the terrible, ugly, no holds barred  Bluerthanblue   Sep-05-09 02:37 PM   #3 
  - I certainly hope so!  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 02:53 PM   #6 
  - i dont think so. i think it cycles. just gets buried and quieted.... then rears head again. nt  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 02:59 PM   #10 
  - Because of so-called "good whites" who passively enable it...  BlooInBloo   Sep-05-09 03:00 PM   #13 
     - Amen !  jaysunb   Sep-05-09 03:04 PM   #14 
     - What is benefit of the doubt?  treestar   Sep-05-09 04:11 PM   #28 
     - A version of "if they didn't say 'nigger', then it's not racism"...  BlooInBloo   Sep-05-09 04:24 PM   #31 
     - yes. nt  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 04:46 PM   #34 
     - No offense, but that's got to be one of the most bizarre explanations I have ever heard.  1Hippiechick   Sep-05-09 05:29 PM   #38 
     - *yawn*  BlooInBloo   Sep-05-09 05:44 PM   #44 
     - Funny you say that. There is someone EXACTLY like this in the scary black man thread lol.  Lilyeye   Sep-05-09 06:05 PM   #49 
        - I'm shocked (SHOCKED!)  BlooInBloo   Sep-05-09 06:33 PM   #57 
     - Right on. n/t  1Hippiechick   Sep-05-09 05:25 PM   #37 
     - What, pray tell, is a "good white"?  1Hippiechick   Sep-05-09 05:24 PM   #36 
  - Good thought - the racist right wing is desperate this time  treestar   Sep-05-09 04:08 PM   #27 
  - +1  here_is_to_hope   Sep-05-09 04:42 PM   #33 
  - As a black person,I could have told you different  jaysunb   Sep-05-09 02:50 PM   #4 
  - I've read that 97% of people under 30 are OK with interracial marriages.  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 02:55 PM   #8 
  - That's just the sexual aspect  jaysunb   Sep-05-09 03:09 PM   #15 
  - In Hawaii everyone is so mixed now that we have no idea what race a person is anymore.  dkf   Sep-05-09 03:27 PM   #22 
  - as a white person..  chocolate ink   Sep-05-09 04:36 PM   #32 
  - I hear you. One thing Bush did - ripped the lid off any illusions I had about this country. nt  quiet.american   Sep-05-09 02:54 PM   #7 
  - Why on earth would anyone ever think that?  BlooInBloo   Sep-05-09 02:59 PM   #11 
  - Where do you live?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-05-09 03:00 PM   #12 
  - Rural MN, Red River Valley, near Fargo.  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 03:23 PM   #20 
     - How long have you lived there?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-05-09 03:29 PM   #24 
        - All my life.  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 03:48 PM   #25 
  - Where is the racism?  Taitertots   Sep-05-09 03:13 PM   #17 
  - did you miss Katrina? this isn't only about President Obama- this  Bluerthanblue   Sep-05-09 04:05 PM   #26 
     - Well said. n/t  1Hippiechick   Sep-05-09 05:32 PM   #39 
     - You do know there were white people that lived in New Orleans  Taitertots   Sep-05-09 05:33 PM   #40 
        - lest you forget- the white people gathered food for themselves- the Black's looted  Bluerthanblue   Sep-05-09 05:41 PM   #42 
        - What are you talking about?  Taitertots   Sep-05-09 06:02 PM   #48 
        - I remember that!  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 06:26 PM   #54 
        - "America is so racist we elected a black President."  Lilyeye   Sep-05-09 06:09 PM   #50 
  - I sympathize  Libertas1776   Sep-05-09 03:16 PM   #18 
  - older generation..  chocolate ink   Sep-05-09 04:19 PM   #30 
     - Right on.  Still Blue in PDX   Sep-05-09 05:04 PM   #35 
     - I should not have  Libertas1776   Sep-05-09 05:43 PM   #43 
     - Thanks for more nuanced explanation  chocolate ink   Sep-05-09 06:19 PM   #52 
     - You're right about this.  Lilyeye   Sep-05-09 06:27 PM   #55 
     - You're very right. I am 22 and see racist shit in my generation.  Lilyeye   Sep-05-09 06:24 PM   #53 
        - young and old..  chocolate ink   Sep-05-09 06:32 PM   #56 
  - I would like to believe  XemaSab   Sep-05-09 03:17 PM   #19 
  - That's why the GOP is screwed in the long run.  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 03:26 PM   #21 
  - Amazing to me is how it goes all the way to the top  treestar   Sep-05-09 04:13 PM   #29 
  - If only it were that easy to cure  DFW   Sep-05-09 05:35 PM   #41 
  - I just hope  Libertas1776   Sep-05-09 05:45 PM   #45 
     - Give humanity about ten thousand more years  DFW   Sep-05-09 05:53 PM   #47 
  - I look at it this way.  Igel   Sep-05-09 06:12 PM   #51 
 

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