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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 10:12 PM

4. K&R This is how alot of crap gets construed that black people are "overly sensitive" and that our

issues are "distractions."

Because at the end of the day, most white people simply have NO IDEA what slavery, segregation, Jim Crow, housing discrimination, discrepancies in prison sentencing, employment discrimination etc. etc. etc. did to black people and how they affect us today. And it's because this stuff is DELIBERATELY kept out of the schools and history books.

If the true horrors that black folks have faced and often STILL face were common knowledge, alot of white people would have to take long, DEEP looks at themselves, their own lives, their own biases and their own privileges. And Lord knows, we can't have that.

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