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  •  It really does happen so fast (2+ / 0-)
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    and then sometimes you're like, should I apologize? But since you managed to not let on it would be silly to apologize. I just work toward not responding in a prejudiced way by looking at why I responded in that way and where it came from. Honestly, mainstream media in all its forms is largely to blame for our fear of black men. They are almost always portrayed as scary and dangerous, even if it's as a lead in to a joke. Avoiding mainstream movies and TV has been the best thing for me in regards to not being programmed by the media narrative.

    If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

    by AoT on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 11:26:32 AM PDT

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    •  In college I think I was manipulated into saying (2+ / 0-)
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      geudem down during a lecture.

      The professor was Jewish.

      Not only did I learn that geudem was Jewed Them, that Jew a noun could be a verb, but I succeeded in making the first Jewish person I had ever talked to hate me.

      Niagara Falls.  Slowly I turned. Wow.

      give the NRA the Royal Flush join Stop The NRA

      by 88kathy on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 11:40:44 AM PDT

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