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

Started 1/27/21 by Jenifer (Zarknorph); 17277 views.
slackerx

From: slackerx

Aug-20

Jenifer (Zarknorph) said...

Lawmakers introduced two bills to help minority farmers this week, aiming to address longstanding injustices in the agricultural sector.

The thought is nice. Good intentions are nice, because they set a precident. Action is even nicer.

Black and Indigenous farmers were promised debt relief. All but four are still waiting

Black and Indigenous farmers were promised debt relief. All but four are still waiting (msn.com)

Kanayo O. Kanayo et al. holding a sign: ‘I think we’ll get the debt relief around the same time we get the 40 acres and a mule,’ said Lloyd Wright, former director of civil rights at the USDA. Photograph: UPI/Alamy

  • Edited August 20, 2021 4:19 pm  by  slackerx
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CamGeary

From: CamGeary

Aug-20

For something that allegedly happened in 1743? What a load of crap...

Jenifer (Zarknorph)
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Aug-21

slackerx said:

Black and Indigenous farmers were promised debt relief. All but four are still waiting

I remember this... vaguely.

I guess it all got lost in COVID.

Jenifer (Zarknorph)
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Aug-21

CamGeary said:

For something that allegedly happened in 1743? What a load of crap...

I don't think that owning your history - warts and all - is ever a waste of time.

It's unpleasant, yes, but the people who were bought and sold deserve to be remembered.

CamGeary

From: CamGeary

Aug-21

"Remembered" is a far cry from "fetishized", and further removed from "so let's use them as a hole card when playing Race and Gender doesn't achieve what we want"...

Jenifer (Zarknorph)
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Aug-22

The truth is rarely pretty.

And let's face it, if a Netflix show called The Watchmen didn't exist, everyday Americans wouldn't know about Black Wall Street.

That was a home-grown terrorist attack.

CzoeMC

From: CzoeMC

Sep-4

Are you suggesting that we should whitewash <snicker> the past, and no one should learn from historically bad mistakes? Hitler just didn't want cooties from certain groups, blah, blah, no need to dwell on the past....

CamGeary

From: CamGeary

Sep-4

Statute of limitations, or else stop reading the New York Times, which referred to "hook-nosed Jews" on at least one occasion in the early 20th century, and stop venerating Earl Warren, former #1 cheerleader for interning the Japanese during The War...

  • Edited September 4, 2021 11:59 am  by  CamGeary
CzoeMC

From: CzoeMC

Sep-4

The New York Times is an institution. Institution can change with the enlightenment of the changing world.

And who are you accusing of "venerating" Earl Warren? You are bringing nothing into the conversation game but spitballs.

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