Black People : Whites More Racist Than They or We Think

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  1. Keita Kenyatta

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    Whites may be more racist than they think: study
    Julie Steenhuysen
    CHICAGO
    Thu Jan 8, 2009 3:11pm EST

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Most white people say they would react strongly to racism, but don't do anything when they actually witness prejudice, Canadian and U.S. researchers said on Thursday.

    U.S. | Lifestyle

    They said white college students who heard someone make racist remarks in a study failed to confront that person, and this may be part of what perpetuates racism.

    "People do not think of themselves as prejudiced, and they predict that they would be very upset by a racist act and would take action," said

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    I grew up around whites and work around whites and the closer they think they are to you the freer they feel they can express thier statements of white priveledge and prejudice, but Black folks aid that prejudice by having stupid hangups about something like religion, as whies get more racist we get more absent minded like forgetting what Nat Turner was or the radical pro Black stance of the various Black Isrealite groups of the 80s and 90s
     
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