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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

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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