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Response to LiberalAndProud (Reply #63)

Fri Feb 28, 2014, 12:52 AM

64. One way I'd do it is just by being straightforward.

 

Just by pointing out the statistics behind it all.....the fact that black men are incarcerated falsely at several times the rate of white folks, the fact that Women of Color are paid even less than their white counterparts, amongst other things.....we can say, "Hey, there *is* an issue with disadvantage here. Wouldn't you think it was unfair if you had to worry about being judged as a criminal or being paid less money on the dollar just because of your skin tone?".

I do apologize if this explanation may not be satisfactory, however; it tends to be tough for me to really flesh stuff out unless I really practice, you know? Hopefully it may help you understand my position a little better, though.

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