Black History Month

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  1. Moi621

    Moi621 Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    It's Black History Month again.

    Time to watch Roots marathons
    and be reminded of your personal culpability

    unless you are Black
    for the conditions of Black People today
    and forever in history. :tears: :cry: :no:



    Let's hear it for Black History month. :woot:


    One of my personal favs learned from a Larry Gonick
    Cartoon History of the Universe, vol. 2 I think

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansa_Musa
    Enjoy or not.



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    Across an immense, unguarded, ethereal border, Canadians, cool and unsympathetic,
    regard our America with envious eyes and slowly and surely draw their plans against us.
     
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    Chrizton Well-Known Member

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    I've never had a problem with the idea of black history month. It has, however, been done so poorly that it is almost a joke. Pick some black person from the approved list of worthwhile black people. Write a report. Save that report on that same person on the hard drive and update it every year and turn it in again to a new teacher and the box is checked time and time and time again.
     
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    Black history month is a combination of everyone gets a trophy and white guilt, sprinkled with a little please stop rioting.
     
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    Just A Man Well-Known Member

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    Why are other races left out?
     
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    Moi621 Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Exactly
    Like the expression regarding a
    Chinaman's chance

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Exclusion_Act
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    I want Asian History Month
    with lots of them babes
    :rant:


    Don't miss the billboard in the back ground
    ;)



    Moi :oldman:
    and da Jews too!




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    Moi621 Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Meanwhile,
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/parents-allowed-remove-students-black-215225651.html
    Parents allowed to remove students
    from Black History Month lessons


    And it is only 1/4th the way through
    Black History Month 2021


    Taxpayer support of race sensitizing activities should end.

    Those children might truly mature color blind if not for . . . being reminded of them & those.


    Moi :oldman:
    Recovered Liberal
    Voted Obama '08






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    That's just wishful thinking. While racial awareness classes may not be a panacea by any means, it's better than turning a blind eye.

    I think I like Farid Zacharias' solution of requiring students to serve a year with students from other parts to participate in civil service projects. The only way to eliminate fear of the other is to know who that other is as a person.

    There is a reason why those who have attended universities tend to favor equality because they have met and become friends with people that they normally would not have met in their home towns.
     
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    Moi621 Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Spell it out, PLEASE
     
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    lemmiwinx Well-Known Member Donor

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    I identify as black in February of every year. So my wife and kids don't see me for a month but they get over it.
     
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    What's there to "spell out"?

    Being exposed to people from other races and cultures generally builds experiences that they are not nameless "others". At the very least, it creates tolerance.
     
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    Moi621 Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    I would not put that manure on my vegetable garden

    BTW did you check out the link in #1?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansa_Musa
    eh?


    STOP GOV"T APPROVED COLOR & ANCESTRY CODING.
    Pity the multi racial folks ​

    And stop teaching the coding system as gospel in
    tax payer supported institutions such as public schools
    The alternative is to foster racism!



    Moi :oldman:
    NINA - Never forget
    although they only get 1 day in March



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    Are "they" a race?
     
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    Sundance Channel is having a
    Roots marathon today :woot:


    Are you feeling guilty yet?


    Moi
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    STOP :flagcanada:
     
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    Dear Boardies

    We are in our last hours of Black History Month
    more or less 'pending where on the globe you be.

    For something new and relevant, did anyone check out

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansa_Musa
    recommended in upload #1 ?

    And :pray: appropriate White Guilt was sufficient for
    the next 11 months.


    Moi :oldman:



    STOP :flagcanada:
     
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    How does black history month not annoy black people? its like saying their history only matters 1 month of the year. Who thinks of this crap?
     
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    Seems to me it's as celebrated as Kwanzaa nowadays, as in NOT. But it is National Canned Food Month, grab one and celebrate! beans.jpeg
     
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    Yep, the more the blacks seek to point out their skin color the more they segregate themselves. I can hear the NAACP now, "Segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever." George Wallace must be cheering from the grave.
     
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    ? Angry Joe's words of wisdom ¿
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    " Hey ! If you have a problem with being white, then you ain't black . ..! "
     
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    It’s the white mans fault black fathers run out on their kids!!!! Actually no. But just about every other issue in the black community can be tracked right back to this. Poverty. Violence. Gangs.
     
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    :applause:~ Best post in the thread :woot:
     
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    What’s the point of black history month? I’ve heard prominent blacks question it
     
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    ~ Because "Whitey " is the majority , the evil oppressor and perpetual slave owner. Feel the shame - the guilt . You can do it if you concentrate ... :please:
     
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    I'll preface my post with Im a caucasion male.

    This categorizing is kind of a double edge sword. I see its importance BUT IMO its more important to stop such categorizing . We simply arent helping the cause

    The day we no longer have to say "The 1st black swimmer with a Gold Medal" or the 1st Female astronaut is when we can say we have surpassed our issues with racism and prejudice etc

    I remember we use to have a Miss Black America. Why was there such a need? Did someone think Black women couldnt compete with caucasion women in a beauty contest?

    Heck i remember going gooo gagag Phyllis George who was on the NFL pre game on Sundays. Man, that woman was a knockout. Then one day I see Jane Kennedy - holy cow!

    Skin Color, gender, ethnicity - none of that should matter. We need to ditch it
     
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    exactly... whites should all feel ashamed of what some whites did over 100 years ago as since color of skin was the same, just because of that
     
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    im all for being exposed to other cultures. Black history month isn’t that. It’s having one race and one narrative shoved down your throat, repeatedly talking about the same handful of people, and telling you you are racist.

    no other race or group gets nearly the “exposure” that black people do.

    I think all “races” would benefit by doing away with the racial identity crap. There are humans, and that is all. Call out racists and acknowledge they are *******s, but don’t make the divide between races deeper when there should not be any divide.
     
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