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All Blog Posts Tagged 'racism' (4)

White Racism

Although I didn't vote for Barack Obama, I welcomed the election of a black man to America's highest office. I assumed his election signaled that white America had finally atoned for the sin of slavery. I assumed that Martin Luther King's dream of judging a man by the content of his character instead of the color of his skin had become a reality.



No more would I have to spend my life proving a negative, as in 'I am not a racist.' No more would I have to automatically lower my voice… Continue

Added by Nancy Morgan on February 8, 2010 at 2:24am — 19 Comments

You Can't Say That!

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been caught in a firestorm that appears likely to undermine his political viability. His sin? He was actually caught telling the truth. Gasp.



Harry's problem stems from the fact that certain truths are no longer allowed to be uttered in the public square. As former Harvard president Lawrence Summers found out in 2005 when he dared to point out that men and women had differing proclivities for math and science.



That factual comment was… Continue

Added by Nancy Morgan on January 12, 2010 at 3:26am — No Comments

Color Me Racist

Its now official. I'm a racist. No less than a former president of the United States has declared that if I oppose the takeover of 17% of our economy under the guise of health care reform, I hate black people.



According to President Carter, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson's objection to a 'misstatement' in President Obama's speech to Congress last week was an act "based on racism" and rooted in fears of a black president. And a Rasmussen survey shows that fully 12% of Americans agree with… Continue

Added by Nancy Morgan on September 17, 2009 at 3:11am — 22 Comments

The End Of White Guilt?

Something strange is happening in America. For the first time, a white man is standing up to a black man's charge of racism. And he is being supported by his employer. In another first, the media coverage of this event is not employing the time worn premise that only whites can be racist.



For those of you who may have missed the unrelenting 24/7 media coverage of the latest racial tempest in a teapot, the basic facts: A white policeman in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the alert for 2… Continue

Added by Nancy Morgan on July 28, 2009 at 3:38am — 3 Comments

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