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Fix Racism? Sure, give it a shot.   America - all of it

Started 1/27/21 by Jenifer (Zarknorph); 23213 views.
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NISSY (NISSY2) said:

Getting preferential treatment now will just cause many whites to resent them which increases the racism.

The resentment and racism is already there.  Denying reparations because rednecks won't like it is not the way to go.

NISSY (NISSY2)

From: NISSY (NISSY2)

Oct-4

I remember the Disney production of Davy Crockett on black and white TV and I have visited the Alamo several times and even the Fess Parker Winery in Santa Barbara county in California where you good buy Davy Crockett souvenirs.

Remember the Alamo!

NISSY (NISSY2)

From: NISSY (NISSY2)

Oct-4

And what about the blacks who have been successful and what about the whites who have not?

It has been forty years since affirmative action was initiated in the US and there are still two many blacks who have not taken advantage of the extra help.

Reparations are not progressive. They are hand outs to individuals who don't deserve them. Universal healthcare and free college tuition are progressive. That is what the people of Norway have but the Norwegian government isn't giving away money to descendants of Samis who were treated unfairly a century ago.


Century old photo of Sami pupils in Northern Norway

All blacks have to do is stay in school and learn skills that will help them earn a paycheck and many do just that and I know many who did. Others drop out and want reparations.
CamGeary

From: CamGeary

Oct-4

Jenifer (Zarknorph) said...

Denying reparations because rednecks won't like it is not the way to go.

You'd have an aneurism if someone posted, "Granting reparations because (pejorative of choice here) demand them is the way to go"...

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CamGeary said:

You'd have an aneurism if someone posted, "Granting reparations because (pejorative of choice here) demand them is the way to go"...

No, but it would be pointless and unproductive of anyone to post.

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CamGeary

From: CamGeary

Oct-7

We all know who wants them and who is opposed, so let's not kid around...

CzoeMC

From: CzoeMC

Oct-23

NISSY (NISSY2) said:

I consider Gottschalk to be a forerunner of ragtime music.

Ragtime evolved in the playing of honky-tonk pianists along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers in the last decades of the 19th century. It was influenced by minstrel-show songs, African American banjo styles, and syncopated (off-beat) dance rhythms of the cakewalk, and also elements of European music.

Simple Google check. Yeah, Gottschalk might have been of some influence, but really. who played the beat, and who influenced ragtime, jazz? Not need to mention how the the black blues songs contributed to Rock & Roll. Showing off a white man is inane. 

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CzoeMC

From: CzoeMC

Oct-23

The point, racism, about persons with higher melanin in their skin, are being unfairly treated. This, by a person so pale that in the cosmetic dept the palest foundation cant cover the occasional anxiety breakout! lol

I'm so pissed that the culture seems to ask how people have to identify by race. I mean, really, if we can just be kind to each other, regardless of presumed origins.

That will never happen, so I'll go back to bed, stewing in depression about how fairness and justice for all sucks.

BTW racist white folks, the truly "white" will soon be a minority, due to loving each other and mixing up our DNA. That really is not the problem. The problem is whether there will be an earth that can sustain our mutual progeny. Humans, it might be extrapolated, are a virus to the planet.

  • Edited October 23, 2021 5:26 am  by  CzoeMC
NISSY (NISSY2)

From: NISSY (NISSY2)

Oct-23

Listen to some Gottschalk and listen to some rag. That is why I see the influence of Gottschalk on rag. I don't need to read some expert's opinion.

Gottschalk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul113TK2hEw

Maple Leaf rag: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBInnwV21DM

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