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Trent Trueheart

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Subj: Re: So far 300,000+ signatures requesting that antifa be called a terrorist group by The White House (edited)
Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 at 09:03:00 pm EDT (Viewed 441 times)
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Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 at 08:48:37 am EDT (Viewed 401 times)


      No, I don't think Black Pride is racist, because in this context black pride is more about black culture and black heritage in America. The reason "White Pride" doesn't work in the context of culture is because whites who migrated to this country did so voluntarily, thus they retained the cultures distinct to their place of origin. Irish, German, French, Spanish and Italian; these cultures are all celebrated in the US with nary an issue from anyone. Blacks don't have this privilege. Our ancestors came here involuntarily, and in the process their African cultures were taken from them. And since we're obviously not of European ancestry, this left us with no choice but to form our own culture through a shared history that stretches no further than to slavery in the US.

    You stated that just the words White Pride sounded racist.
    To me that clearly sounds of a racist view, since you based it on nothing other than the 2 words.

    We have an African American month. Is Black history celebrated or not during this time?

    So you formed your own culture? Why are you now segregating yourself? Why can it not be part of the melting pot of American culture? I tend to believe it is myself...why the desire to segregate it though?

    IMO this is one of the problems in the USA. We all live in the same country and all "should" have the same rights. But everyone seems to be promoting THEIR racial-sexual-etc culture over others. And no I am not giving "Whitey" a pass here..."Whitey" has this problem on an epic level.

You're right that it is a problem, but the problem really lies with you and people like you. You see people celebrating what makes them unique in this country and rather than trying to find what makes you unique and celebrating that, you only see them celebrating their race and think that you should also be celebrating your race. The majority of the population in this country is white, which makes it not unique.

So I challenge you to go out and find what make you unique and celebrate that. Are you Irish, French, Italian? Whatever you are, that's what make you unique and you should be proud of that.