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Re: Three Ways to Fight Racism in 2014

Kocolicious ·
Good luck with that! As I always say first we need to EDUCATE our people regarding their history-since they quietly took it outta of the schools. And then we have to rebuild our communities....street by street....neighborhood by neighorhood. I got in a debate with a colleague about this very thing who says in order to eradicate racism, it must start with the community as a whole. I disagree. First it must start with "self-love" [teaching our children how to love themselves] within a micro...
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Yemaya ·
I agree with #2... we gotta stop being respectful to those who don't respect us! #1 and #3 are just feel good statements.
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Muhammad Cipher ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: I agree with #2... we gotta stop being respectful to those who don't respect us! #1 and #3 are just feel good statements. I don't agree that their just feel good statements. As a people we are good at pointing out when language is being used to trick or run head games on us, but are very POOR at understanding how, why framing is so important. I'd push #3 further than "mass incarceration" and use the more descriptive phrase that Chomsky and several others...
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RadioRaheem ·
#4. hang around with token White friends, esp. at night and at nightspots. #5. put a college sticker in your car window, whether you have a degree or attended a college or not #6. look for phone apps that allow recording secretly, esp. good for Police interactions (stop and frisk and general harassment from the Pigs)
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sunnubian ·
"I'd push #3 further than "mass incarceration" and use the more descriptive phrase that Chomsky and several others use..."The criminalization of Black life "" **************************************************************************** I just posted this in another thread: The drug war is the latest manifestation of a centuries-old ‘race war’
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sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by RadioRaheem: #4. hang around with token White friends, esp. at night and at nightspots. #5. put a college sticker in your car window, whether you have a degree or attended a college or not #6. look for phone apps that allow recording secretly, esp. good for Police interactions (stop and frisk and general harassment from the Pigs) Hell, I wonder if it's going to get to the point where Black people, particularly Black youth, and especially young Black males are going to...
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Re: Three Ways to Fight Racism in 2014

RadioRaheem ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Originally Posted by RadioRaheem: #4. hang around with token White friends, esp. at night and at nightspots. #5. put a college sticker in your car window, whether you have a degree or attended a college or not #6. look for phone apps that allow recording secretly, esp. good for Police interactions (stop and frisk and general harassment from the Pigs) Hell, I wonder if it's going to get to the point where Black people, particularly Black youth, and especially...
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Kocolicious ·
Sista Sunnubian wrote: Hell, I wonder if it's going to get to the point where Black people, particularly Black youth, and especially young Black males are going to have to wear bullet-proof vests as normal attire and have all our cars retro-fitted with panoramic video-audio cameras, while being strapped. That's a great idea my sista. Seriously. If their parents can spend all this money on iphones, expensive clothing and shoes...surely they can invest in their child's safety if they have...
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Re: Three Ways to Fight Racism in 2014

Kocolicious ·
Brotha RR wrote: + Pretty much...safety first!!! it's a chess game, you need to make moves that matter!! You got that right, my brotha! But!
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RadioRaheem ·
Another list.... Beware...they are going in HARD!!! http://www.clutchmagonline.com...order-to-end-racism/ 15 Things Black People Must Do In Order To End Racism JULY 29, 2013 BY NOVA SLIM Facebook Twitter 289 Google Pinterest Tumblr Email 1. It is the responsibility of the Negro to reject any history of America that includes slavery. Reminding the Negro of slavery will cause him to resent all white people, even though slavery ended years ago. Slavery must not be regarded as American history,...
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Raptor ·
Politics with no economics is like symbol with no substance. Get our economic house in order,then may blackfolk revisit this thing called "racism", being more and better equipped to deal with it.
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sunnubian ·
You know that the above post by RR is facetious, right?
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Raptor ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: You know that the above post by RR is facetious, right? No, I did not know. I did not read the post by RR. However, my post was in response the "3 ways" article.
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RadioRaheem ·
http://m.nydailynews.com/1.1593047 1.27.2014, 04:26 PM West Virginia man kills new neighbor without warning, thinking it's his property: cops WEST VIRGINIA REGIONAL JAIL Police do not know why Rodney Bruce Black, 62, of Barboursville, W.Va., decided to kill the two men he thought was on his land. A West Virginia man shot and killed his new neighbor and the man's brother without warning as the two inspected their land. The shooter told police he thought his alleged victims were breaking into...
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Three Ways to Fight Racism in 2014

sunnubian ·
Mychal Denzel Smith RSS Feed All the blackness that's fit to print. And some that isn't. Three Ways to Fight Racism in 2014 Mychal Denzel Smith on January 3, 2014 - 12:43 PM ET Share (Reuters/John Gress) I like the Colorlines “ Racial Justice Bucket List for 2014. ” The activists and organizers included provide a good mix of the concrete/practical and more abstract/idealistic steps we should take toward achieving true racial justice. It’s obviously not an exhaustive list, as you’d need books...
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