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To: Cold Heat

I heard a black actress say yesterday in a “Black History Month” mini-interview that so-and-so was the first “Bl .. African-American” to do such-and-such.

I thought it was kind of funny that she didn’t think “black” was the right term to use, so switched mid-thought to “African-American” - and this was a spot for “Black History Month.”

How is anyone supposed to know the “speech rules” when they keep changing?


224 posted on 02/28/2008 9:14:12 AM PST by Rte66
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To: Rte66
To me it is simple.

I just don't see people as colors or nationalities. I judge them on their acts and words, as I should. I then decide whether I want a association or not.

I suppose that if everyone did the same, all these problems would not be possible.

Nobody will ever be allowed to lay a guilt trip on me and I resent the attempts to do so. When that stops, the racial divides will also stop.

The first place to start is to stop naming a month for any race color or creed. The very act is racial on it's face no matter what the intent is.

All this must end before racism is history.

227 posted on 02/28/2008 9:23:58 AM PST by Cold Heat (NO! (you can infer any meaning you choose))
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