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(Guardian)   A miracle happens in Georgia as whites and blacks are set to attend the same prom. Next thing you know they'll be using the same bathrooms and water fountains   (guardian.co.uk) divider line 387
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2007-04-10 02:58:35 PM  
Damn! Klan chicks are hot thick!!!
/:)
 
2007-04-10 02:59:05 PM  
"How much less?"

I sold my 1000sf 40 year old home for 300K I bought my present one for 180K If I wanted the same home I have now in the same town I lived in back in Cali I'd pay a million, minimum.

"San Francisco is a shiathole."

No doubt. I used to walk "The Gauntlet" between Van Ness and my BART station daily. You ain't kidding about the bums. What do you expect, though? The city invites them with cash payments and free food.
 
2007-04-10 03:01:29 PM  
You ain't kidding about the bums. What do you expect, though? The city invites them with cash payments and free food.

Gotta love them crazy ass liberals
 
2007-04-10 03:02:45 PM  
i124.photobucket.com

/recycled
 
2007-04-10 03:08:50 PM  
2007-04-10 12:15:59 PM melissags

Name ONE 'value' that black people and white people don't share that generally causes friction between them.

How about the English language????/i>
======================================================

You're right. Slang should never be used. No one should ever shorten a word when speaking or writing English.

From your profile:

Balto, Md

Is that Ebonics or is it that you can't spell Baltimore?
 
2007-04-10 03:09:09 PM  
i138.photobucket.com

"Where the white women at?"
 
2007-04-10 03:10:07 PM  
2007-04-10 12:15:59 PM melissags

Name ONE 'value' that black people and white people don't share that generally causes friction between them.

How about the English language????

======================================================

You're right. Slang should never be used. No one should ever shorten a word when speaking or writing English.

From your profile:

Balto, Md

Is that Ebonics or is it that you can't spell Baltimore?

/now with corrected italics
 
2007-04-10 03:10:42 PM  
"Gotta love them crazy ass liberals"

Not biting. :-)

But thanks for the Am I Dumb test link.
 
2007-04-10 03:12:14 PM  
DROxINxTHExWIND:
Balto, Md

Is that Ebonics or is it that you can't spell Baltimore?


Daaayamn, Baltowned!!!!
 
2007-04-10 03:14:22 PM  
Not biting. :-)

Damn, you are paranoid

But thanks for the Am I Dumb test link.

Yeah, no problem
;)
 
2007-04-10 03:30:48 PM  
Didn't we switch from the old state name abbreviations (e.g. Ga.) to the new ones (e.g. GA) in 1987? If the abbreviation usage of their headlines is any sign, they must be about 20 years behind in everything. Hence the prom is no surprise (although that it about 40 years behind but eh)
 
2007-04-10 03:31:51 PM  
Alumni of Georgia Tech here. See: Onyx yearbook. It was an exclusive black publication which competed with the official integrated school yearbook.

Integration. Segregation. Whicheve produces the maximum guilt which can be harnessed by minorities. I mean, blacks. I mean, minorities. Ah hell. Looks like *I* just set the entire state of Georgia back 150 years.

I live in San Diego now. Farkers here are the most racists buttnuts I've ever met. They just don't realize they're racist. I asked a friend for help moving. He said to go offer a twenty to a group of Mexicans. Nice guy, he was serious too. That's like waving a bucket of KFC in Georgia and getting a cap in yo' ass.
 
2007-04-10 03:38:44 PM  
NotSubby: "I have to say I really stick to the half my age plus

I'd be happy if I could get half plus of my hair to stick!

Women in their 20s, wow, I used to date them, but then I was in my 30s

/they probably got older too
 
2007-04-10 03:39:14 PM  
"That's like waving a bucket of KFC in Georgia and getting a cap in yo' ass."

Geeze. Everyone knows the currency here is menthols.
 
2007-04-10 04:13:55 PM  
I had typed a bunch of shiat about how all of you are the same, only the accents change, etc. I deleted it in favor of: DIAF
 
2007-04-10 04:19:30 PM  
LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD...SHHH


I know its amazing what highways can do, but its hard to move out when out of state tuition is so damn high for colleges.
 
2007-04-10 04:23:06 PM  
I want to give South GA away.. IT's like some other planet then the rest of GA. Really it makes no sense.
 
2007-04-10 04:49:04 PM  
Cup_O_Jo: "IT's like some other planet then the rest of GA."

I suppose you could build on that and open casinos called
"Planet Georgia", however there'd be no gambling, no liquor, and no teeth on the hostesses.

/and the buffet would be out of everything
//maybe not a good idea
 
2007-04-10 04:59:11 PM  
Imus to chaperone.
 
2007-04-10 05:01:11 PM  
I grew up in Memphis, went to a public high school, class of 1991...racial makeup of school was about 50/50....and have never had stupid garbage like segregated proms in Memphis....this kind of stuff blows my mind....

/hate that some people assume Southern equals racist
//live in the US Virgin Islands now
///Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore....
 
2007-04-10 05:37:42 PM  
I just realized... I live in Vancouver. Apparently one of the most multicultural cities in North America and all that. But there are hardly any black people. Tons of Asians, and my school is about 60% Serbian, lots of Persians... But not very many black people. Strange, really. Probably only about 10%...
 
2007-04-10 05:56:23 PM  
alywa

While techincally (and legally) correct, it certainly sends a divisive message to the other 50% of the town.

It's not legally correct. The school is paying for a large part of the prom; therefore, the prom is sufficiently entangled with a state actor (the school) and cannot discriminate on the basis of race. Probably the only reason this kind of thing still exists is because no one's sued the small-town schools yet. Black kids and parents probably fear a cross-burning or a lynching if they do.
 
2007-04-10 06:58:53 PM  
Freecell,

"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Vancouver"

* Chinese: 29.9%
* South Asian (Indo-Canadian): 5.7%
* Filipino: 4.1%
* Southeast Asian: 2.5%
* Japanese: 1.5%
* Korean: 1.1%
* Black: 0.9%
* Multiple response (mixed-race): 0.8%
* West Asian (Iranian, Afghani): 0.6%


Have you ever even *seen* a black person? ;-)
 
2007-04-10 08:19:20 PM  
www.derekerdman.com
 
2007-04-10 08:26:28 PM  
I can't believe this isn't already posted!

i18.tinypic.com
 
2007-04-10 09:02:27 PM  
Executive Monkey

No, the school is not paying for any of the "private prom". It is paid entirely by parents / ticket sales. Not saying it's right, but it not illegal.

Think of it as a big party, invite only, that just happens to be called "prom". There is still an official school sponsored prom, which basically becomes the de facto "black" prom.

Probably the only reason this kind of thing still exists is because no one's sued the small-town schools yet. Black kids and parents probably fear a cross-burning or a lynching if they do.

Come on. Cross burning? Lynching? These aren't Klan members we're talking about here, just folks following a misguided "tradition".
 
2007-04-10 09:39:14 PM  
well, racism is alive and well on fark
 
2007-04-10 09:39:28 PM  
Aaaah, "tradition".....

The eternal call of the racist/sexist/bigot....
 
2007-04-10 09:57:11 PM  
img.photobucket.com
 
2007-04-10 10:12:23 PM  
2007-04-10 03:02:45 PM mvfreeman

Just... wow.

2007-04-10 08:26:28 PM Cerebral Ballsy

My brother's wife (yes, even at the time) went to prom pregnant, too.
 
2007-04-10 10:42:24 PM  
photos8.flickr.com

So *that's* what happened to my picnic table clothes.

/I know, I know..
 
2007-04-10 11:10:27 PM  
Balto. is the correct abbreviation for Baltimore.

If you need help with any other abbreviations let me know.

/correct someone when you aren't being stupid
//duh
 
2007-04-10 11:19:10 PM  
Abbreviations are not slang.

/English confuse you much?
 
2007-04-11 12:44:00 AM  
FiatJustitia

Never thought it'd happen, but now I think I love serious cat even more than ORLY owl!
 
2007-04-11 10:28:33 AM  
twilson2: If your livin in Georgia you ain't even livin

I agree, I think it would be wise if all of you folks stay away... Georgia is terrible, and I can't for the life of me figure out why so many people have moved here from the old decrepit rust-belt cities in the last 20 years.

Seriously... stay away! It sucks!

/not leaving.
 
2007-04-11 11:34:37 AM  
Wile_E._Quixote: Georgia is terrible, and I can't for the life of me figure out why so many people have moved here from the old decrepit rust-belt cities in the last 20 years.

It's beautiful, there's lots of music and creative people (Athens), and the cost of living is cheap. Why wouldn't you want to live here?
 
2007-04-11 12:22:27 PM  
Millzners: Just force the south to secede, I'm so tired of it. Cut the anchor that's draggin the whole country and therefore a large part of the world down.

They still have the damn confederate flag flying everywhere, and half of them think the South won the Civil War anyway. It's not like they'd be opposed.

/Yes I'm serious.


QFT


Just wait until I graduate so I can get out of this hellhole.
 
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