Hat tip to HighJive. “The older youth, Umair Ahmed, 17, violated Harpal’s religious beliefs by forcibly removing the sobbing victim’s turban and cutting his waist-length locks in a Queens high school bathroom, authorities said.”
Thx Latoya & ampha. “Like neurotics obsessed with amputating their own healthy limbs, middle-class blacks concerned with “keeping it real” are engaging in gratuitously self-destructive and violently masochistic behavior.”
“That’s right – a bunch of us (Poppa Large, Instant Yang, Henri and Daddy in a Strange Land) got together to launch the first Rice Daddies Podcast.”
“Scholarships, new programs and recruitment have attracted dozens of whites to schools such as South Carolina State University, where they account for around 4 percent of the student body…The school has a minority affairs office for white students”
Thx Tereza. “In 1995, 58% said they favored affirmative action programs designed to help blacks, women, and other minorities get better jobs. That percentage has risen steadily since, and stands at 70% in the current poll.”
Thx Geraly. “What [Pat Buchanan] was talking about was his belief that people of color are inherently inferior and unable to perform educationally, so they need his protection in order to keep the social status quo.”
Thx nosnowhere. “He said he can’t sign since he’s not aware of the situation and needs to know more about it first. Fair enough. Give him a month or 2. That’s more than enough time for him to know the facts and make up his mind.”
Thx Tereza. “Fair acts as if the immigrant workers are carrying out ethnic cleansing against African Americans. They are not. We are, however, being cleansed from entire industries because of the greed of employers who are always looking at the bottom l
Thx Hiccups. “The employers around here are still afraid of hiring Hispanics,” says Baptist pastor Ariel Rodriguez. “They’re afraid that immigration agents are coming, the workers are going to disappear, and they’ll have to pay fines.”
Thx Bobbi. “For the past seven years, South Beach has been THE hottest Memorial Day destination for young blacks — the people that party promoters from Mag Entertainments affectionately called “ghetto tourists.”
“Many diversity trainers don’t push people to challenge their own racist beliefs. Instead, the seminars teach people to be more aware of the non-verbal cues (the fancy word is “microinequities”) they send out that may tip others off to their racism.
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