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Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:20 PM

Calling Out Racism Is NOT Inflammatory. Period.

This clip is an example of how to combat the tired old charge, "calling something/someone racist is not helping the situation". How can you combat something if you are too afraid to even name it? In order to educate those whom do not know, there must be well versed folks who are willing to "make it plain" for them. I believe Congressman Jeffries is on to something, here.



“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.”
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Both quotes are from MLK.


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Reply Calling Out Racism Is NOT Inflammatory. Period. (Original post)
spicysista Jan 2019 OP
ExciteBike66 Jan 2019 #1
atreides1 Jan 2019 #4
ExciteBike66 Jan 2019 #5
spicysista Jan 2019 #6
Eliot Rosewater Jan 2019 #2
spicysista Jan 2019 #7
Pantagruel Jan 2019 #3
spicysista Jan 2019 #8

Response to spicysista (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:27 PM

1. A good strategy might be to turn it back on the asker:

"If you see racism, would you say something?"

Most people would answer "Yes", I think.

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:36 PM

4. Uh huh

Of course most people would answer yes, but there's a big difference between saying and doing!



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Response to atreides1 (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:37 PM

5. The God Emperor has spoken... nt

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:53 PM

6. I love that!

I'm not as hopeful as I once was that most people would answer, "yes". Your suggestion is an excellent idea!

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Response to spicysista (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:28 PM

2. Excellent example. If anything there is not enough public calling out of the racist traitor

and equally calling out all the rank and file gop members who support him.

They need to be confronted.

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:56 PM

7. You are right on all points.

Everyone that upholds this traitor, needs to answer for their actions. This includes "turtle" and "Eddie Munster".

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Response to spicysista (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:35 PM

3. Jeffries omitted

that credible evidence exists the Trump's father was in the Klan, arrested at their rally years before.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/donald-trump-father-kkk-1927/

The acorn didn't fall far from the tree.

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Response to Pantagruel (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:56 PM

8. Exactly! nt.

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