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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #43)

Tue Dec 2, 2014, 02:56 PM

46. I don't imagine they are any less grinding...

 

But I've been marginalized my whole life - not for my race, but for my looks. It happens to this day, and I'm 58 y/o.

It's no fun. We're a hateful species.

But my point was that TC's post seemed to me to be seething with pity. I don't imagine anyone wants pity - just to be treated as an equal.

I don't know what it's like to be a minority, and never will. But neither will TC. I've been keeping my mouth shut since the whole MB episode unfolded. I just don't think I can add anything to the conversation, and I don't think pity posts are very helpful.

We all know racism exists. Both overt and subtle. The only thing I can do is shut up and try to treat everyone like an equal.

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