You know what kids in the community call Garfield? Colorblind ideology limits the stories that get told, keeping White America comfortable, but also keeping racism thriving. As a white person, you have to own the development of your own racial lens. Submitted by Sara on May 4, - They also were hit on the heads with toasters. She'd been looking forward to meeting her nonwhite neighbors at a block party, but only the white neighbors showed up, talking about how they wished a Trader Joe's would move in. No one could ever accuse me of being racist, because I have at least one friend of every race.
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As Mab Segrest writes: Racism exists in all cultures Submitted by Buster on January 3, - But I think there needs to at least be somebody who comments here who is able to see the big picture. Rose is another white person. We had a big backyard, so my parents built a pool.
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Poor White children do far better in school than rich Black kids, so you are just plain wrong! I enjoy one beer or a glass of wine with a meal and no more. A very experienced turquoise-eyed lady who lives on Beacon Hill tells a story from her neighborhood: Wouldn't it be illegal to defend Jews if they were "oppressed"? We have to do that for ourselves.
Submitted by Alexandra on January 3, - Oh, yes, you aren't racist, at ALL. Let go of just a tiny bit of your guilt complex, and you just might find that white people can be wonderful, too. I did consider leaving the remarks there to illustrate the widespread nature of racism in our country, but because of the obscene, anti-Semitic, and distasteful nature of the postings, they had to be removed. I'm one of those educated progressives who doesn't discriminate.. Enough talk about intersectionality.