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View Poll Results: is "white privilege" an excuse for black failure?
yes 204 71.58%
no 81 28.42%
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Old 12-26-2015, 03:37 PM
 
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we've all heard this absurd slogan created out of thin air by left wing extremists. no one call truly tell me what privileges I have, they just refer to it as white privilege. since there are no examples that can be cited, it got me thinking that it's merely an excuse for people of color. thoughts.

 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:43 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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I think that there's still a bit of white privilege, I don't think it's as rampant as in the past and I also think that some non-whites might be a bit quick to jump to that, so basically it's probably a mixture of both.
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:45 PM
 
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I think that there's still a bit of white privilege, I don't think it's as rampant as in the past and I also think that some non-whites might be a bit quick to jump to that, so basically it's probably a mixture of both.
oh, I totally agree that decades ago, it benefited you to be white. but it's almost 2016.
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:46 PM
 
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we've all heard this absurd slogan created out of thin air by left wing extremists. no one call truly tell me what privileges I have, they just refer to it as white privilege. since there are no examples that can be cited, it got me thinking that it's merely an excuse for people of color. thoughts.
How about:

1) Black people are more likely to be arrested and serve longer sentences than whites who commit the same crimes at roughly the same rates.
2) It's well documented that identical resumes get an interview for the person with a white sounding name while the person with the black sounding name gets passed over.
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Maybe this will help you understand.
Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person... | OCCUPY WALL STREET
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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Define white privilege...

No one's privilege holds people back from making bad life decisions - regardless of one's race.
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:49 PM
 
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How about:

1) Black people are more likely to be arrested and serve longer sentences than whites who commit the same crimes at roughly the same rates.
2) It's well documented that identical resumes get an interview for the person with a white sounding name while the person with the black sounding name gets passed over.
1. are you seriously expecting me to feel sorry for a criminal? so I am privileged to obey the law?
2. it's well documented that minorities have a huge advantage in the public sector, even if you feel they don't have one in the private sector.


next.
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:50 PM
 
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do you seriously expect me to click on a link from a fake astroturf "movement" from like 3 years ago? the drum circle is over.
 
Old 12-26-2015, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Nescopeck, Penna. (birthplace)
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It's not "black failure"; race and color have nothing to do with it; it's the greater failure of "progressivism". socialism, and collectivism in any form, shielded by the Fascistic absurdity called Political Correctness.


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The source of this garbage tells me all anyone needs to know; it is as one-sided as any rant from the KKK, Westboro Baptist, and the like.

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Old 12-26-2015, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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do you seriously expect me to click on a link from a fake astroturf "movement" from like 3 years ago? the drum circle is over.
It is actually a good write up about your question, it isn't my problem if you don't wish to learn the answer to your question, and it isn't my problem if you don't understand what white privilege means.
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