Black People : Is There A Difference Between Race And Racism?

Discussion in 'Black People Open Forum' started by chuck, May 17, 2012.

  1. chuck

    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I believe that some do blur the distinctions, i. e., presume and and assume 'all' who merely can and do get identified with being of the same ethnic/racial/etc. background also can and should share the blame for the shortcomings of others they don't feel or think or act like a relative handful...

    Otherwise it was and is about folks choices, i. e., who merely goes along to get along, (hence are also guilty by default), (aka those who are passively or actively a part of the problem), as opposed to those who are also standing up/speaking out, (as in those striving to be a part of the solution...

    Your feelings and thoughts?
     
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    Kemetstry going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Race: A set of identifying markers or traits that define an ethnic group

    Racism: The act of oppressing a specific ethnic group




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    Race is essentially a sub-form of class.

    When race is typically discussed, there will be those traits or attributes ascribed to the group for purposes of politics and decision-making.
     
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