Post Tagged with: "bigotry"
Georgia education assistant superintendent jokes about lynching, Muslims, Gay people and nonwhite students.
Teachers and police assumed 14-year-old’s science project was a bomb; his family insists the assumption was based on the boy’s name being Mohamed and date being close to Sept.11.
Yet another insensitive Republican gaffe makes headlines. Can the GOP get its act together in time for the next election cycle?
Have the tables turned on white men? What should they do about it?
The White Guy says that while some white people dislike the concept of white privilege, it is possible to use white privilege to open doors for others for the greater good.
The White Guy's response to a question about whether Kanye West was racist when he said former President George W. Bush "doesn't care about Black people" triggered some confused e-mails. Here, Luke Visconti explains the difference between a racist and a bigot, and why Black people can't be racist toward white people.
Question: By your refusal to accept other points of view on the subject of affirmative action, you fit the dictionary definition of a bigot yourself! Is discrimination of any kind wrong? I say it is. Affirmative action IS a form of discrimination, and therefore, in my opinion, it is wrong. How does discrimination become right in your defense of affirmative action?
Question: After the Michael Richards incident, I'd really like to know if you think all white people (and perhaps I should say all people) are racist at heart and that their true feelings are submerged by political correctness. Is that latent rage there in everyone?