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Response to kwassa (Original post)

Sat Nov 23, 2013, 05:52 PM

19. We're surprisingly better than much of Europe

 

Europe never had a civil rights movement like we did, so many countries we view as far more progressive have never confronted race. Monkey hoots are common at European soccer games directed at black players, sometimes by the team's fans against their own player. Not just backwards countries either, places like the UK, Spain, Italy, France, etc.

Watching race relations in Europe makes me realize just how valuable MLK still is to the US.

I'm not claiming we're the least racist nation on earth, though. Not sure how you would even measure such a thing anyway.

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