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Oprah Displays Stunning Ignorance
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Posted on 08/03/2013 3:44:09 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains

From Parade Magazine...

Oprah's "education" is mind-numbingly nonexistent.

After bragging about knowing "her history" and the history of blacks, oops, I mean "african Americans," Oprah goes on to say... 1. Can't use the n word around her because that is the last word that MILLIONS of people heard as they swung from a tree. Really? Millions? 2. Back in the 60s, blacks didn't say "niggah, please," they said "negro, please." Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, "negro, please"?


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1 posted on 08/03/2013 3:44:10 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Lynching was horrible, and not to minimize the history of same. But “millions” were not lynched. Someone posted some statistics on that subject, and the number was in the thousands, nowhere near millions.

Every innocent life taken is to be mourned, but, do facts matter at all???? Or are we racist if we take exception to something said by the likes of Oprah Winfrey????


2 posted on 08/03/2013 3:48:43 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (ck m)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Sounds a lot like that obloquy tossed around a few years ago claiming the shark migratory patterns in the Atlantic were altered by the "hundreds of millions" tossed overboard by the slavers.

Ignorance is contagious, dependent only on credibility, which is not, of course, the same as credible.

Oprah (if that is her real name) is "incredible."

3 posted on 08/03/2013 3:48:51 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

>>Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, “negro, please”?

Samuel L Jackson says it in just about every movie he’s made in the last decade.


4 posted on 08/03/2013 3:50:51 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Prospero

I REMEMBER that... Some black dem congress type made that claim about the oceans. CLEARLY that man had NEVER been on the open ocean; to see its unfathomable size would quickly disabuse him of the notion that such a thing was possible. Then again.... The brain power of the guy might... Well, you know.


5 posted on 08/03/2013 3:51:03 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Many blacks think that hundreds of millions of blacks were taken from Africa, though the best scholarship finds the number closer to about 15 million.


6 posted on 08/03/2013 3:51:12 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Bryanw92

You know, I do recall that once or twice now that you mention it, but the point remains that black were not saying this to each other in the 60s.


7 posted on 08/03/2013 3:52:03 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

1. Wonder what was the last word said to blacks when another black (from a different tribe in africa) sold him into slavery?

2. Wonder what was the first word was to the fist white union soldier that newly freed black slaves said?


8 posted on 08/03/2013 3:52:16 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Liberals are so easily swayed by pretty words, catch phrases and shiny, pretty objects.


9 posted on 08/03/2013 3:52:27 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Jonty30

And every single one of those was initially captured and sold by a black man.


10 posted on 08/03/2013 3:53:13 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Amazes me how someone like oprah, who made billions because WHITE, STAY AT HOME MOMS, watched her show as if their lives depended on it, can be so damn dumb.

If it weren’t for those women, she’d be just another black, female reporter trying to make a living.


11 posted on 08/03/2013 3:53:19 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Millions of people have been aborted, not lynched.


12 posted on 08/03/2013 3:53:44 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
according to wikipedia, there were only ~600,000 slaves ever brought to America.
13 posted on 08/03/2013 3:54:37 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Prospero

You mean that’s not true, about the sharks?

Really?!


14 posted on 08/03/2013 3:55:27 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

lol


15 posted on 08/03/2013 3:56:28 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"Every innocent life taken is to be mourned"

A fact not shared by the left which is evident in their insistence on exaggerating story.
16 posted on 08/03/2013 3:56:59 PM PDT by pennyfarmer (Your socialist beat our liberal AGAIN.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

And don’t forget they were Democrat KKK members.


17 posted on 08/03/2013 3:57:01 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Bryanw92

I think “Negro Please” was what they were saying in the 50’s and 60’s.

I think I remember it being said on “Good Times”


18 posted on 08/03/2013 3:57:34 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Here's the link if anyone wants to see the presentation in Parade Magazine.

http://www.parade.com/59897/katherineheintzelman/from-where-they-sit-oprah-winfrey-forest-whitaker-discuss-lee-daniels-the-butler-and-race-in-america/

19 posted on 08/03/2013 3:59:31 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Lynchings weren’t even very much racial. They were political.

About 1,200 some odd blacks were hung. Lesser known is that around 1,100 WHITES were also hung during the same time frame.

The common denominator? They were ALL republican.

The lynchings were to discourage black folk from being republican.

From what I’ve gleaned from the news stories of that day.

Also, the LAST known lynching was circa 1925. None later.


20 posted on 08/03/2013 4:02:12 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Huskrrrr

‘Liberals are so easily swayed’ LOL


21 posted on 08/03/2013 4:02:39 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

i thought it was billions and billions


22 posted on 08/03/2013 4:03:04 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
" Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, "negro, please"?

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23 posted on 08/03/2013 4:04:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Prospero

It is not ignorance, it is a conscious effort to equate slavery deaths with the Holocaust and you can’t do that if the slavery deaths are(terrible as they were) only in the thousands. And of course you must exclude those killers that were African and Muslim. Only White Europeans may be culpable, thank you very much.


24 posted on 08/03/2013 4:04:02 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Sounds like she's running for SJL's Houston seat!

Gotta get them flags on Mars before Guam tips over, because the ecology of the migratory patterns of the sharks in the ocean depend on you!

25 posted on 08/03/2013 4:05:29 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Pointing out her error will work out about as well as discussing rape relative to abortion. To point out that there weren’t millions is to leave oneself open to being insensitive to the ones that happens. It’s so perfect it feels like a setup. I can see it coming...


26 posted on 08/03/2013 4:06:05 PM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Jonty30

Most credible sources put the total number of Africans ever landing in the U.S. from the slave trade somewhere between 400K and 600K. Their total numbers in the U.S. at the time of the Civil War was approx. 4.5M. Oprah has been spewing BS for 25 years. It’s a shame so many believe it.


27 posted on 08/03/2013 4:11:15 PM PDT by TruthFactor (Tag-free, for now.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
3600 blacks, 1300 whites. The Tuskegee Institute needs to slap Okra with the facts.
28 posted on 08/03/2013 4:11:52 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Jack of all Trades

Well I’m saying it because I’m sick to death of the cowardice. Chances are that there were just as many if not more whites hung and I couldn’t care less what Oprah or anyone else thinks.


29 posted on 08/03/2013 4:13:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 2banana
Wonder what was the last word said to blacks when another black (from a different tribe in africa) sold him into slavery?


30 posted on 08/03/2013 4:17:27 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, "negro, please"?

I heard it in the 70s, it was kind of a sarcastic way of saying the original version. I wasn't in that environment for a long time after that, so when I heard that expression on "Pulp Fiction" it gave me a chuckle. I had heard it before, said just like that, only not to a white guy.

31 posted on 08/03/2013 4:20:05 PM PDT by Defiant (In the next rebellion, the rebels will be the ones carrying the American flag.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Clueless dem;
wiki
“The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as well as numerous other organizations, organized support from white and black Americans alike and conducted a national campaign to get a federal anti-lynching law passed; in 1920 the Republican Party promised at its national convention to support passage of such a law. In 1921 Leonidas C. Dyer sponsored an anti-lynching bill; it was passed in January 1922 in the United States House of Representatives, but a Senate filibuster by Southern white Democrats defeated it in December 1922. With the NAACP, Representative Dyer spoke across the country in support of his bill in 1923, but Southern Democrats again filibustered it in the Senate. He tried once more but was again unsuccessful.
African-American women’s clubs, such as the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, raised funds to support the work of public campaigns, including anti-lynching plays. Their petition drives, letter campaigns, meetings and demonstrations helped to highlight the issues and combat lynching.[2] From 1882 to 1968, “...nearly 200 anti-lynching bills were introduced in Congress, and three passed the House. Seven presidents between 1890 and 1952 petitioned Congress to pass a federal law.”[3] No bill was approved by the Senate because of the powerful opposition of the Southern Democratic voting block”


32 posted on 08/03/2013 4:20:42 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: ConradofMontferrat
About 1,200 some odd blacks were hung. Lesser known is that around 1,100 WHITES were also hung during the same time frame.

Close.

The Tuskegee Institute has recorded 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites were lynched between 1882 and 1968.

source

33 posted on 08/03/2013 4:21:45 PM PDT by South40
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Was it the same guy who thought that Guam was going to capsize?


34 posted on 08/03/2013 4:22:01 PM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

From left-leaning wiki;
“The Tuskegee Institute has recorded 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites were lynched between 1882 and 1968.”


35 posted on 08/03/2013 4:23:39 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: hattend

You are a VERY VERY funny man!


36 posted on 08/03/2013 4:28:02 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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I wonder if Oprah told her sad song Afro-diary about this:

Nobody has lost more for backing Obama than Oprah Winfrey. She had fund-raisers for him on her Cali estate. She appeared publicly with M/M on the campaign trail.....had the two on her show, etc etc etc.

But her viewers were appalled at her blatant politicking-—they stopped tuning in...and soon Oprah slipped in the ratings, and lost her lucrative talk show.

Later when she tried to cash in——the O’s snubbed her. The buzz is Mrs O berated Mr O for seeking Oprah’s advice.

Mrs O left her hanging when she showed up at the WH-—
and told Oprah she would not appear on her show.


37 posted on 08/03/2013 4:29:51 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Oprah has a bit of a racist streak.

She told the audience that her mother worked for a nice white lady, and now she has nice white ladies working for her.

There was just something about the way she said it that made her sound real smarmy.

38 posted on 08/03/2013 4:44:00 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Obviously this wasn’t posted in News. :’)

Thanks Doctor 2Brains.


39 posted on 08/03/2013 4:45:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Chode

Maybe to the US. But many were brought to the sugar plantations and mills of the Caribbean islands.


40 posted on 08/03/2013 4:50:30 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Jonty30

To all of the Americas

And tribal life in Africa was kunta kinte you know


41 posted on 08/03/2013 4:53:35 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: ConradofMontferrat; Travis McGee

Absolute hogwash

Where do you get such nonsense

Plenty folks of all color ....in fact most

Were lynched by vigilantes for crimes

Barely more blacks than whites


42 posted on 08/03/2013 4:56:27 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: liberalh8ter

No kidding

They are hardly a pro white org


43 posted on 08/03/2013 4:59:13 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: Slyfox; Travis McGee; Pelham

And stupid white women suck it all down like custard

I leave Dixie monthly on business

I am so appalled how naive and stupid whites are in their homogeneous enclaves
Judging me when they know nothing about racial immersion except amongst their own

That little kernel of sad fact is what lost our country and culture likely forever

Baring apocalyptic loss of life in conflict

And still here they are.....even on this forum preening with indignation

As Rome burns...
Lit with kindling they stocked


44 posted on 08/03/2013 5:04:46 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: kabumpo
tell me about it, i used to live on St.Croix, but i doubt she was talking about them...
45 posted on 08/03/2013 5:06:04 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Bryanw92; Doctor 2Brains
Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, “negro, please”?

Samuel L Jackson says it in just about every movie he’s made in the last decade.

It Ain't Exactly Pretty Please With Sugar On Top but...

46 posted on 08/03/2013 5:07:56 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Doctor 2Brains

She always does so what’s new?


47 posted on 08/03/2013 5:08:52 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: GeronL; Bryanw92; wardaddy

I’m about a decade younger than wardaddy and ‘negro please’ was used quite frequently between blacks in my 50/50 HS back in the early 80’s. The ‘n’ word was on a list of words guaranteed to get you suspended. In school suspension was no picnic and certainly not worth it to prove any kind of point.


48 posted on 08/03/2013 5:34:32 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: ConradofMontferrat

My own grandfather attended a lynching when he was a little boy. The perp was caught red handed by multiple people in the act of raping a 12yr old girl. Messed her up so bad she was never able to have kids. Lynched him in the town square.

Oh yeah. He was white.

It wasn’t so much a political statement as it was vigilante justice. And I’m willing to bet it is NOT included in any official numbers either...


49 posted on 08/03/2013 5:37:42 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 2banana

what about the last words blacks heard when one tribal black speared or hacked another tribal black to death?

wonder what words blacks say to their victim when they cap another black today? 93% of blacks are murdered by another black in america.


50 posted on 08/03/2013 5:40:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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