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2020-11-26 8:38:57 AM  
15 votes:
little known fact.. she had trouble walking up the stairs to the second floor of the school due to the sheer mass of her GIANT BRASS BALLS

// the more you know
 
2020-11-26 9:18:44 AM  
7 votes:

markie_farkie: Hatred, bigotry, and racism needs its own Covid, except with a 100% mortality rate.


Nah, just a disease that permanently changes their skin color to a nice mahogany.
 
2020-11-26 12:04:29 PM  
2 votes:

Curmudgeonly: Eightballjacket: Curmudgeonly: Eightballjacket: Curmudgeonly: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: anyone else just find themselves saying "fark the south, fark the south, fark the south..." while reading this?

Yeah, fark them, they should learn how to act like their superiors in the north do.


https://www.publicschoolreview.com/blo​g/new-yorks-schools-are-the-most-segre​gated-in-the-nation

you mad bro

Yeah I am mad that NYC has very segregated schools.  You should be as well.

From the website:  "Public School Review is a partner site of Boarding School Review, the leading online resource for evaluating private secondary boarding schools, and Private School Review, a unique resource for researching private day schools across the USA. This network of sites aims to help families learn about and make the best pre-college educational choices for their children."

Yeah...pick better sources next time, Cletus.

Is the New York Times a better source for you, Hoss?  You probably think the NYPD treats minorities fairly because they reside in the north.   If the NYT is fake news in your world, here is a link to The Root as well.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/26/nyr​egion/school-segregation-new-york.html

https://www.theroot.com/new-york-city-​s-afrocentric-schools-get-more-love-as​-se-1831678286

You're one of those butt-hurt white guys who considers "afro-centric" schools to be segregation, huh?


Not sure where you got that from. I posted the Root story to show that others think NYC schools are heavily segregated, an idea you dismiss.   You claimed my original source was bogus, so I posted a source from an African American site that claimed the same thing.  Are the people at The Root lying when they say NYC schools are heavily segregated?   If so, maybe you can whitesplain to them why they are wrong.

I wouldn't, because they're not making the point you're desperately trying to make; that regional and socioeconomic "segregation" is the same as ...


So NYers and other northerns practice the "good" kind of segregation.  Whatever helps you sleep at night.

And I have lived in the north my whole life.  I am just aware enough to notice that racial inequity exists in the north while you ignore or excuse away.
 
2020-11-26 11:02:52 AM  
2 votes:

Curmudgeonly: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: anyone else just find themselves saying "fark the south, fark the south, fark the south..." while reading this?

Yeah, fark them, they should learn how to act like their superiors in the north do.


https://www.publicschoolreview.com/blo​g/new-yorks-schools-are-the-most-segre​gated-in-the-nation

you mad bro

Yeah I am mad that NYC has very segregated schools.  You should be as well.

From the website:  "Public School Review is a partner site of Boarding School Review, the leading online resource for evaluating private secondary boarding schools, and Private School Review, a unique resource for researching private day schools across the USA. This network of sites aims to help families learn about and make the best pre-college educational choices for their children."

Yeah...pick better sources next time, Cletus.


Is the New York Times a better source for you, Hoss?  You probably think the NYPD treats minorities fairly because they reside in the north.   If the NYT is fake news in your world, here is a link to The Root as well.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/26/ny​r​egion/school-segregation-new-york.html​

https://www.theroot.com/new-york-city​-​s-afrocentric-schools-get-more-love-as​-se-1831678286
 
2020-11-26 9:13:04 PM  
1 vote:
Anti-Geek
You are right. I certainly would like to ask the other so called white students what they remember of that time. And if their views have changed and see people as equal in every way. Never mind the colour of their skin.
To me, most memorable is the speech Martin Luther King gave in Washington in 1967 I think. I am not American and never will be;  Canada is my home but I have read, watched and listened to the struggle people of colour had to fight.  I still remember an opera singer celebrated all over the world but in US she couldn't go to just any hotel. It had to be one for people of colour.
 
2020-11-26 6:21:22 PM  
1 vote:
Where my country gone? :(

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2020-11-26 2:00:15 PM  
1 vote:

Father_Jack: anyone else just find themselves saying "fark the south, fark the south, fark the south..." while reading this?


It's easy to say this, but it isn't only ONE geographic area...

Here in Canada it's real easy to shake our heads and nod sympathetically, but we're just as guilty of racism and discrimination and crimes against humanity.

It's easy to hate what you don't know or fear or want to dominate.
 
2020-11-26 1:51:27 PM  
1 vote:
Whenever I see a section of a powerful article like this, it is like a red rag to a bull for me in terms of Google searching.

"When her eldest daughter was 15, she finally gave her the film Crisis at Central High to watch."

We all need to remember and commemorate the shame of America's racism in exactly the same way that Germany does towards the Holocaust and say like they do- "Never again."

We can all make a good start by watching the full length documentary mentioned in the article. Hopefully it will help us focus on and plan for the massive amount of healing work that Americans (and the world when it comes to global examples of racism) all need to do.

Crisis at Central High (1981) | Joanne Woodward Calvin Levels | Little Rock 9 TV Movie Civil Rights
Youtube 80yRfbz_kxg
 
2020-11-26 12:28:37 PM  
1 vote:
Blaming an ideology and thinking it's a dichotomy doesn't solve this. For example, I work with a man who is very liberal, politically, and also very religious. The racism he explains away with his "(insert people group) you just have to love them and pray for them. (they don't go to a doctor, they go to a hospital; They all think this way; etc.) I know because my wife works with them every day." He is the most bigotted man I know, all in the name of his love and caring for others.
 
2020-11-26 11:51:26 AM  
1 vote:
The thing we need to accept is that this happened in less time than some humans have been alive. As such, those feelings didn't just go away, they got repackaged in a variety of ways.
 
2020-11-26 11:27:59 AM  
1 vote:

stuffy: [th.bing.com image 474x267]
How little we've learned.


The Master Race, indeed.
 
2020-11-26 11:27:23 AM  
1 vote:

Curmudgeonly: Eightballjacket: Curmudgeonly: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: anyone else just find themselves saying "fark the south, fark the south, fark the south..." while reading this?

Yeah, fark them, they should learn how to act like their superiors in the north do.


https://www.publicschoolreview.com/blo​g/new-yorks-schools-are-the-most-segre​gated-in-the-nation

you mad bro

Yeah I am mad that NYC has very segregated schools.  You should be as well.

From the website:  "Public School Review is a partner site of Boarding School Review, the leading online resource for evaluating private secondary boarding schools, and Private School Review, a unique resource for researching private day schools across the USA. This network of sites aims to help families learn about and make the best pre-college educational choices for their children."

Yeah...pick better sources next time, Cletus.

Is the New York Times a better source for you, Hoss?  You probably think the NYPD treats minorities fairly because they reside in the north.   If the NYT is fake news in your world, here is a link to The Root as well.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/26/nyr​egion/school-segregation-new-york.html

https://www.theroot.com/new-york-city-​s-afrocentric-schools-get-more-love-as​-se-1831678286

You're one of those butt-hurt white guys who considers "afro-centric" schools to be segregation, huh?



Not sure where you got that from. I posted the Root story to show that others think NYC schools are heavily segregated, an idea you dismiss.   You claimed my original source was bogus, so I posted a source from an African American site that claimed the same thing.  Are the people at The Root lying when they say NYC schools are heavily segregated?   If so, maybe you can whitesplain to them why they are wrong.
 
2020-11-26 11:00:51 AM  
1 vote:

BigGrnEggGriller: I noticed it was a Republican president who sent troops in to guard them against the Democrats who were abusing them.


Yeah, no doubt the military had to protect all the republicans that attended to support those students.

Idiot
 
2020-11-26 10:54:16 AM  
1 vote:
I noticed it was a Republican president who sent troops in to guard them against the Democrats who were abusing them.
 
2020-11-26 10:43:32 AM  
1 vote:

2wolves: markie_farkie: Hatred, bigotry, and racism needs its own Covid, except with a 100% mortality rate.

Nah, just a disease that permanently changes their skin color to a nice mahogany.


Meh. Might help, briefly, but if you think brown people can't be racist, boy have I got news for you. A significant number of Latinos voted for Trump.

Asians too; the Japanese and the Chinese are both really bad, but most don't know or notice because it isn't against white people.
 
2020-11-26 10:22:46 AM  
1 vote:

Father_Jack: Eightballjacket: Father_Jack: anyone else just find themselves saying "fark the south, fark the south, fark the south..." while reading this?

Yeah, fark them, they should learn how to act like their superiors in the north do.


https://www.publicschoolreview.com/blo​g/new-yorks-schools-are-the-most-segre​gated-in-the-nation

you mad bro


Yeah I am mad that NYC has very segregated schools.  You should be as well.
 
2020-11-26 9:48:42 AM  
1 vote:

The Yattering: Truck Fump: darch: This shiat still exists. EVERYWHERE. It needs to be constantly exposed and punched in the face.

Old, white guy here.

Time enough for this sh*t to end. Our country's going down the tubes. Over the past four years, we have seen no leadership, no effort to "make it work", no admission that we have a serious race problem in this country. No, not the fault of immigrants and minorities, it's the fault of us, the white folks. We need to change our attitude: no tolerance for white supremacists, no tolerance for discrimination or "religious freedom", when it's used as an excuse to be a dick.

Get your heads together, America. You don't have much time, and it's way past time to address this problem head on. And for those white supremacists who think a "race war" will solve everything...there are more of them than there are of you, and it's going to be a short war...and you're going to be on the losing end of it.

I would like to think that most Americans would welcome equality. A little leadership from our elected officials would help a lot. But it does need to be long-term and a constant reminder that we need to fix this problem for the good of the country. A national movement, you might say, towards an egalitarian society.  It's not that hard, and it is possible, but we do need to put some effort into it.

Telling American voters they aren't the greatest at everything is political suicide. Look what happened when Carter tried


The man asked us to wear a sweater......that's what they do in Russia!!!!

This nation is only truly great in one thing.....being so selfish we refuse to even consider making a sacrifice, no matter how small.
 
2020-11-26 9:44:20 AM  
1 vote:

Truck Fump: darch: This shiat still exists. EVERYWHERE. It needs to be constantly exposed and punched in the face.

Old, white guy here.

Time enough for this sh*t to end. Our country's going down the tubes. Over the past four years, we have seen no leadership, no effort to "make it work", no admission that we have a serious race problem in this country. No, not the fault of immigrants and minorities, it's the fault of us, the white folks. We need to change our attitude: no tolerance for white supremacists, no tolerance for discrimination or "religious freedom", when it's used as an excuse to be a dick.

Get your heads together, America. You don't have much time, and it's way past time to address this problem head on. And for those white supremacists who think a "race war" will solve everything...there are more of them than there are of you, and it's going to be a short war...and you're going to be on the losing end of it.

I would like to think that most Americans would welcome equality. A little leadership from our elected officials would help a lot. But it does need to be long-term and a constant reminder that we need to fix this problem for the good of the country. A national movement, you might say, towards an egalitarian society.  It's not that hard, and it is possible, but we do need to put some effort into it.


Telling American voters they aren't the greatest at everything is political suicide. Look what happened when Carter tried
 
2020-11-26 9:43:56 AM  
1 vote:

Father_Jack: anyone else just find themselves saying "fark the south, fark the south, fark the south..." while reading this?


Yeah, fark them, they should learn how to act like their superiors in the north do.


https://www.publicschoolreview.com/bl​o​g/new-yorks-schools-are-the-most-segre​gated-in-the-nation
 
2020-11-26 8:57:37 AM  
1 vote:

darch: This shiat still exists. EVERYWHERE. It needs to be constantly exposed and punched in the face.


Old, white guy here.

Time enough for this sh*t to end. Our country's going down the tubes. Over the past four years, we have seen no leadership, no effort to "make it work", no admission that we have a serious race problem in this country. No, not the fault of immigrants and minorities, it's the fault of us, the white folks. We need to change our attitude: no tolerance for white supremacists, no tolerance for discrimination or "religious freedom", when it's used as an excuse to be a dick.

Get your heads together, America. You don't have much time, and it's way past time to address this problem head on. And for those white supremacists who think a "race war" will solve everything...there are more of them than there are of you, and it's going to be a short war...and you're going to be on the losing end of it.

I would like to think that most Americans would welcome equality. A little leadership from our elected officials would help a lot. But it does need to be long-term and a constant reminder that we need to fix this problem for the good of the country. A national movement, you might say, towards an egalitarian society.  It's not that hard, and it is possible, but we do need to put some effort into it.
 
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