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Annerose

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Jason

I can understand the appointed argument, and it is a very plausible method. I believe that racism is pushed from certain angles and not others. It seems a very common misunderstanding by many that only "whites" can perform racist acts, where individual(s) of a differing race cannot be racist. Racism can be portrayed by anybody at anytime of any color. Why does our society say whites are the most racist? In my travels it appears that many are afraid to stand up for their rights because someone may use the racism card even if it true or not. Just the other night a couple were having an argument outside my window about babysitting a child. The man was black and the lady white, and as the argument was proceeding very logically to a point, the man suddenly turned and made the statement "It's because I'm black isn't it?". Not to cloud an entire section of society, but isn't behavior like this becoming more common place? EVERYONE should be treated as equals at all time in this matter! Too many excuses have been made in the past on all sides. Now there is a weakness in our society as a whole, and without change our current problems will fester and grow.

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David

I am rather perplexed as to the use of the word "nigger" White people are racist if they say it, but in alot the modern songs that are sung by black youths they continually refer to niggers. If this is so casually used by these pop groups surely they cannot find the word offensive as it is not refering to racist comments but they are describing their peers.

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