Is this racist?

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    Oak Park couple travel far and wide to buy only from black-owned businesses -- chicagotribune.com

    Somehow, I think that if a white family decided to go out of their way to only patronize white owned business' the story would be written much differently.
     
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    More Whites play that game than Blacks.
     
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    How far out of their way would a white family have to go to patronize only white owned businesses?
     
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    could you explain how this activity supports the belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race .......
     
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    Got proof?
     
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    Are muslims blacks or browns or what? coz I go a long way fucking round to not use those fuckers shops
     
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    Nope, can't do that.
    But then the dictionary definition of racism is somewhat limited.
    Do you think that if a white couple did the exact same thing that the press wouldn't call them racist (and they would be)?
     
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    Are Muslims a race or a religion? (Hope that doesn't strain your grey matter to much).
    Religion is a choice, race isn't.
     
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    Are you going to prattle on like a twat until someone says something you agree with?
     
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    Maybe you can explain why you think the Muslim religion has anything to do with race. And why religion has anything to do with the original post.
    Prattle away, genius.
     

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