OT: Race relations in the Trump era

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Submitted by kev374 on February 13, 2018 - 9:45pm

All you white people listen up.. black people hate you LMAO!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhQI4w1eV80

That one lady's comment is interesting... white people should not even have passports... I think I have officially found the most ridiculous comment I have ever heard on the Internet or elsewhere!

Submitted by harvey on February 13, 2018 - 10:56pm.

I'll give any white or asian dude $1000 if they enroll and attend one of those Women of Color retreats. Of course you'll have to lie about your race and gender, or at least claim the necessary self-identification.

To receive the award, you must provide video proof of your attendance as well as the reactions of other participants.

Submitted by FlyerInHi on February 14, 2018 - 5:24pm.

$1000 is too little. You should pay the whole cost of the trip.

Black women, White women, same thing. They always defend and enable their men, no matter how deplorable.

The vice news special report on Trump’s first year in office was next on Youtube auto-play
https://youtu.be/3ZSKl2SPxMU

Submitted by outtamojo on February 14, 2018 - 6:25pm.

Leave it to the internet to normalize the fringes :(

Submitted by FlyerInHi on August 9, 2018 - 8:58am.

“Violence and hatred is not what we have taught our children; intolerance for others is not even in our vocabulary, let alone our values.”

Sikh man beaten, spat on. ‘Devastated’ police chief says suspect is ‘my 18-year old son’

Do you believe it? I don’t. Of course it comes from the parents.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morn...

Submitted by spdrun on August 9, 2018 - 12:28pm.

Racism was always there. Obama being elected inflamed the virulent racists and caused them to crawl out from under their rocks. Trump's ascendancy to office and the MAGA movement gave them a voice and enabled them.

Do you wonder that people who thought they were better off socially and economically are bitter now that the country has taken a few steps backward?

Submitted by spdrun on August 9, 2018 - 12:03pm.

I don't know if "normalizing the fringes" is exactly what the Internet has done, but it's certainly made it easier for them to have a voice.

Submitted by FlyerInHi on August 14, 2018 - 10:21am.

So Trump calls Amarosa “that dog”.

Oh wow, America has sunk pretty low. And 40% the country thinks it’s normal coming the president.

“The dog” has many connotations in terms of race and sex relations.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/...

Submitted by FlyerInHi on October 23, 2018 - 10:51am.

spdrun wrote:
Racism was always there. Obama being elected inflamed the virulent racists and caused them to crawl out from under their rocks. Trump's ascendancy to office and the MAGA movement gave them a voice and enabled them.

Do you wonder that people who thought they were better off socially and economically are bitter now that the country has taken a few steps backward?

I agree... before Trump, there was plausible deniability. Trump has unmasked the deplorables; we now know who they are, even among our friends, acquaintances, and relatives. It’s up to us to just say no.

I am lucky to not have deplorables in my family. But back in the 60s, what did reasonable people do with their relatives who were racist segregationists?

Submitted by FlyerInHi on October 23, 2018 - 10:49am.

omg, another incident where a woman attacks a family for speaking Spanish. Then she waits outside the restaurant to confront the family again.

The woman blames immigrants for freeloading. I’m not sure what her contribution is that she’s so worried about freeloaders.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/...

Submitted by spdrun on October 23, 2018 - 6:39pm.

I wouldn't have called the cops, just taunted her in several languages until her brain exploded from pure rage and frustration.

Submitted by FlyerInHi on October 24, 2018 - 10:19am.

spdrun wrote:
I wouldn't have called the cops, just taunted her in several languages until her brain exploded from pure rage and frustration.

Haha. The thing that really riles up deplorables is when people speak languages they can’t understand. That includes “elitist” English.

Those peebrains should realize that educated people speak as least 2 languages. And language learning is great brain exercise that fights Alzheimer’s.

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