GwenBriar wrote:No it doesn't. It just means that white people have the privilege of not being aware of color. If people you listen to have politicized it more than that I haven't heard of it.
The reason I didn’t believe the noose that Bubba Wallace reported was a hate crime, (besides the fact that the last half dozen noose related hate crimes were hoaxes), is because we don’t live in a racist country.
It would have been more likely planted there by his own crew or Bubba himself. It’s the reverse racism that is out of control. What’s popular is judging people because of the color of their skin if it’s white.
I don’t for a minute believe you are racist. I don’t believe that your whole life up to now has been a self-involved woman with no compassion for other races. I don’t believe you rejoiced when the young black boy was accidentally shot carrying a toy gun and I don’t believe that you hoped white cops would hunt down black men and murder them.
I don’t believe that because of your systematic racism, that George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin while Trayvon was pounding his head into the ground. I would more likely think it was self preservation.
Here’s what I think you do with your white skin: show extreme compassion for a husband that was dealt a crushing blow by fate.
Gwen, I love this country and I love you. I love your mind and heart and believe you, and people like you are a significant reason this country is as great as it is.
Here is an edit.
Unless this is a hoax, one of the statues torn down and thrown into a lake:
Hans Christian Heg (December 21, 1829 – September 20, 1863) was a Norwegian American journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier, best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in the American Civil War.
Died: September 20, 1863
Born: December 21, 1829
Participated: American Civil War
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