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Response to Capt. Obvious (Original post)

Fri Sep 18, 2015, 07:25 AM

20. Vice, Tim Wise...ehhh

But the point should be this: Whites cannot be systematically oppressed because whites are still a majority who benefit from a system that caters to them over others. End of.

That's not to say that white people can't be discriminated against on an individual basis; and poor whites are still SOL in the eyes of 1%. I think this article kind of paints white people as being shielded from any kind of discrimination which to me doesn't add to any kind of Race conversation. JMHO.

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