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Old 07-21-2008, 06:13 PM   #46
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race is a salient issue, and it manifests itself in conscious and sub-conscious ways, and quite honestly, this is something that's fairly unique to the United States, when talking specifically about black/white racial issues.

*there are a million subtle ways that race makes itself known in this country -- it's not all pernicious, it's not like all white people are vicious racists, not at all ... it's a subtle thing -- and i think we're fooling ourselves if we tell ourselves that we're colorblind or that race doesn't "matter."
*high-lighted by dazz.

Oh, this is SO true.

How do I know this?

I am white but I have spent decades off & on listening to black people on Black/Urban/Public radio ( panel discussians/ phone-ins), similar panels on TV and my black work acquantences, & balck friends about their experiences.
And reading many Op-eds, and articles/interviews in various magazines and newspapers.

On rare occasions I've recognized it in myself, and worked on correcting that.
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Old 07-21-2008, 07:12 PM   #47
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That Obama seems to get a grasp on what he is talking about, seems way more knowledgeable and open-minded and gives confidence to hear everybody out sometimes gets entirely ignored. No, it's Obama the inexperienced, look at Bush.
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