Skip to comments.OpEd: White People, Itís Time to Use Your Privilege, Whether You Believe You Have It or Not
Posted on 09/24/2017 5:36:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A message for white people:
I know how jarring it may be to hear a non-white person, or maybe anyone, even say the words white people, as it can take on a pejorative connotation. Thats fine. This isnt always comfortable to have to say, but that doesnt make it any less true, necessary, or timely.
Before I get started, I want to be clear, this is for all white Americans. To my friend, to my foe. To my colleagues, my contemporaries, and my competitors. To the professional athlete and the pee-wee league coach. To my family members. From late night hosts to news anchors, faith leaders to police officers. School teachers, small business owners, and service workers. For allies and detractors, everyone.
I dont have to waste much of my word count on how Donald Trump has been trying to bring us together around dividing us into sides. Its not necessary to explain the ways in which his rhetoric - via speeches at rallies, non-stop tweets, and numerous pieces of policy - has sought to elevate the discourse to just beneath the floorboards.
There is more than enough coverage on all of that, but what this president has done to you, whether you voted for him or not, is put you into an awkward position that either requires your vocalizing your opposition to separate yourself or gleefully accepts your consent by only requiring you do nothing.
Yes, white people your trial subscription to Donald Trumps America is over and you have to opt-out or start paying for it.
Sorry, but not sorry, youre going to have to take a side. And yes, you have to do it now.....
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...
I took my side Jarrett. And it’s not your side.
A simple “Thank You” to white people for doing a lot of heavy lifting would be more appropriate.
Haven’t read this, but I swear - I, too, look forward to the time that my children will be judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin. Dammit.
Progressive twaddle and trash from a confused mind.
Or else what?
I think this is called patronizing.
Calling for a race war now?
Would ANOTHER 20 trillion calm you and your ilk down, Jarrett? Or make you even more resentful of the hand that feeds you?
As soon as “White People” popped off the author’s keyboard he’d put me on a side. It’s his little game, not Trump’s and not mine. If he makes me play it, that’s his problem.
I don’t get order around by people I don’t know. Stuff the endless whining we are sick of it.
I did, November 8, 2016. Actually it was over 30 years before that.
And yes, you have to do it now.
You are sooo far behind the curve you have been lapped.
“Sorry, but not sorry, youre going to have to take a side. And yes, you have to do it now.....”
Build the Wall!!
They wont thank anyone. Tumors don’t thank the host, they just keep eating the host until the host dies. Even though they die too.
Dude, choose Personal Liberty, not tribal affiliation.
Guess what, dumb black dude, there is no “white privilege.”
When the Los Angeles Police Department was hiring in the early 1990’s, white males had to have a score of 110% on the written exam. In other words, white males had to have a perfect score on the written exam, and they had to be a veteran of the first Gulf War in 1991, which was worth another ten points.
Females of any race were not required to have a perfect written score, nor did they have to be veterans of the Gulf War. Same deal for males of any race, except Caucasian.
Also, the U.S. Navy was favoring “Hispanic” candidates for their officer programs in the mid 1980’s over whites. The Navy was including as “Hispanic” anyone whose ancestors came over from Spain or Portugal.
So, Jarrett Hill can take his “white privilege” bull crap and shove it up his Obamahole.
These people are going to get me and other conservative blacks killed.
White People to Jarrett Hill ...
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