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Response to Doodley (Reply #39)

Fri May 11, 2018, 02:37 PM

42. what i'm saying is that it's not for white people to come into an african american group and insist

on everyone being perfect by the standards of some white person's vision of an idyllic end goal of racial harmony, when the current reality is that we there are myriad injustices in our current society, overwhelmingly at the expense of african americans.

the o.p. had some rich content, and there are many angles to comment on and contribute on. if you are going to make several posts where the only concern is to protect the delicate feelings of some white people against a minimal, imagined injustice, you must appreciate that it comes off as extremely condescending and privileged.


a black student who did nothing wrong got the police called on her because she was black. this could have put her in mortal peril, or at risk of incarceration, possibly for a long time, because shit like that happens, and it happens disproportionately to black people.

why is it so important instead to comment on how it's possible for some white people to bend over backwards and misconstrue the o.p. to find offense where there clearly was none?

to be clear: the o.p. was *not* in any way racially insensitive to white people.

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