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Sun Feb 3, 2019, 10:46 AM

A White People's Guide to Black History Month

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Clearly, what is most racist in Black History Month is that it should be called All Histories Month. Are you saying only Black histories matter? Why do you hate other histories? Even though Black people misleadingly claim this month is only about history, in reality you will find that Black people like to use this month to talk about racism, even though history is over and racism only existed “back then.”

What is key in conversations about racism is to not speak to any Black people. You see, when Black people talk about how things are racist by giving things like facts, history, or explaining their life experiences, it’s very important to remember that your opinion that you just came up with yesterday to defend something that Black people explain is racist is obviously more valid.

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Here are some good words to remember for Black History Month. Always describe issues of racism as “controversial.” That makes it sounds like there’s a “debate” about these issues, and then you get to position yourself as calm and reasonable, and the people who are talking about things like history and systemic racism as disruptive, dangerous, and irrational.

Always suggest that all you are doing is “debating.” Just remember, Black people aren’t actual humans who have lives, jobs, or dignity. Black people just exist as examples for you to use to illustrate “controversial” issues. Kind of like specimens, or zoo animals.

If Black people object to your characterization of them, then be sure to say you were “just joking,” “just raising some interesting points for discussion,” or that you are just “exploring both sides in a balanced manner.”


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MUCH MORE:
https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/featured/a-white-peoples-guide-to-black-history-month/

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 3, 2019, 11:01 AM

1. This right here

"your opinion that you just came up with yesterday to defend something that Black people explain is racist is obviously more valid."

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Sun Feb 3, 2019, 12:29 PM

2. Halifax?

Will read.

I think of it as objectification. As well, of course, as genocide, enslavement, discrimination.

We can do this because we objectify - woman, Blacks, Native Americans, Asians, Muslims, etc. etc.

Watched Black Panther last night. My 2nd time, so I was able to pick up more. Moving.

I think we will watch Black films, stories, documentaries all month in observance.

Would appreciate suggestions.

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