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Zone1 Let's Take A Look at What Racism is DEFINED to Be

Lisa558

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Cutting in here with a very interesting website that addresses systemic racism and recent studies: I especially liked the video.
Although, I'm sure there will be many who won't.

From Ben and Jerry!? Anti-Israel, self-loathing Radical leftists.
 

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Cutting in here with a very interesting website that addresses systemic racism and recent studies: I especially liked the video.
Although, I'm sure there will be many who won't.

It's the same bullcrap IM2 posts. None of it is racism, much of it is the result of the behavior of blacks or economic realities.
 

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It's the same bullcrap IM2 posts. None of it is racism, much of it is the result of the behavior of blacks or economic realities.
Yes, and much of it is tied to the shamefully high rate of out-of-wedlock births, which correlate to poverty and crime.

And that is the big flaw with “equity” as a goal. If people have unequal outcomes because of their own behavior, choices, whatever, and then we “hand out equity” without them correcting for the behavior that led to the inequity, nothing is really accomplished.

An analogy would if a teacher decided to give all kids a B, regardless of how hard they studied, how disciplined they were, how smart they were, etc.. The C students wouldn’t bother to study and improve their grades, since they are guaranteed a B regardless, and the A students won’t bother to put in all the effort that got them an A because they’re going to end up with the same B that the average kids get.
 

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Yes, and much of it is tied to the shamefully high rate of out-of-wedlock births, which correlate to poverty and crime.

And that is the big flaw with “equity” as a goal. If people have unequal outcomes because of their own behavior, choices, whatever, and then we “hand out equity” without them correcting for the behavior that led to the inequity, nothing is really accomplished.

An analogy would if a teacher decided to give all kids a B, regardless of how hard they studied, how disciplined they were, how smart they were, etc.. The C students wouldn’t bother to study and improve their grades, since they are guaranteed a B regardless, and the A students won’t bother to put in all the effort that got them an A because they’re going to end up with the same B that the average kids get.
equity: to each according to their race
 

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That's not the dictionary definition. It is only the right wing extremist definition and that definiton doesn't count. Especially when the people who make up that particular definition fit the original agreed to and accepted definition of the term.
That is the best definition. A word definition should accurately reflect how a word is conventionally used. What I defined is by far and away the most common usage of "racism."

A common dictionary definition of racism is "discrimination against a person or group because of their race." There is no such thing as an "official" definition. Ten dictionaries make up ten different definitions. You choose a leftwing definition intentionally.

Your Leftist dictionaries source only added numbers 2 and 3 after 2020 for political reasons. 'Wokesters' added them with two political intentions: One, to try to support black people's contention that they can't be racist (which is hogwash — look in a mirror). Two, to try to support the false, made-up black claim of 'systemic racism.'

So, those definitions and how they've been recently altered is itself an example of racism.
 
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Definition of racism

1: a belief that race is a fundamental determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.


Ladino elites used racism to justify the displacement and enslavement of the indigenous population, and these beliefs, along with the resentment created by the continued exploitation of indigenous land and labor, culminated in the Guatemalan Civil War (1960-1996).— Mariana Calvo…

how do we begin undoing the processes of internalized hatred and internalized racism?— bell hooks

also : behavior or attitudes that reflect and foster this belief : racial discrimination or prejudice

The kind of trenchant racism to which black people have persistently been subjected can never be defeated by making its victims more respectable. The essence of American racism is disrespect.— Imani Perry

From racist graffiti in schools to daily microaggressions and police profiling, rally testimonials highlighted that issues surrounding racism are still very much local issues.— Ryan J. Degan

The War on Drugs, cloaked in race-neutral language, offered whites opposed to racial reform a unique opportunity to express their hostility toward blacks and black progress, without being exposed to the charge of racism.— Michelle Alexander

2a: the systemic oppression of a racial group to the social, economic, and political advantage of another
specifically : WHITE SUPREMACY sense 2 institutional racism

One of the many ruses racism achieves is the virtual erasure of historical contributions by people of color.— Angela Y. Davis

Discriminatory housing practices, redlining neighborhoods, underfunded education, lack of access to healthcare, racial profiling, police brutality and mass incarceration are just a few examples of cage wires that all together contribute to structural racism.— Sylvia Luetmer

Our nation faces a fork in the road and a decision to either continue down the same path of systemic racism or to confront our past honestly.— Bree Newsome

"People of color, low-income people, and Indigenous peoples have been made especially vulnerable through decades of environmental racism: policies that intentionally concentrate pollution and toxic hazards in our communities."— Michele Roberts

b: a political or social system founded on racism and designed to execute its principles
In 1913 the Natives Land Act reserved 90% of the country for whites, who then made up 21% of the population.
Under the formalised racism of apartheid 3.5m blacks were forcibly moved to isolated reservations called "homelands."— The Economist


Notice what is not included in the definitions or the examples- The claim that somebody who talks about legitimate racial issues is practicing racism. Posting about systemic racism is not racism. Discussing the American record of racism is not racism. There is a difference between saying whites are racists than saying whites who pracice racism, white racists, white right wingers, or white right wing extremists. Each of these things describe a subculture inside of the white race.

Definition of subculture

1a: a culture (as of bacteria) derived from another culture
b: an act or instance of producing a subculture
2: an ethnic, regional, economic, or social group exhibiting characteristic patterns of behavior sufficient to distinguish it from others within an embracing culture or society.
a: criminal subculture


Blacks and other people of color have not been blaiming everybody white for racism. While all whites are not racists, there is a subculture that is. Unfortunately some of that subculture exists here. And they are the one whining and compaining about black racism or anti white racism or discrimination. Now you guys can do your whataboutisms and claim there is a black racist subculture. You are welcome to provide evidence of how that black racist subculture is supported by public policy, law enforcement/criminal justice, business, education and politics. Find me the political party thal party that supports black extremists and show me a report where members of groups like the NBPP are infiltrating law enforcement. Show me the history of policies made by blacks that have denied whites of opportunity. Blacks calling a white person the h word or whatever is not the same thing.

"The term gaslighting, as you might already know, refers to a particular type of emotional abuse where someone is made to question the validity of their experiences, feelings, and beliefs.

When this form of manipulation is used specifically to undermine or minimize someone’s experiences of racism, it’s called racial gaslighting."

Examples of racial gaslighting

“Yes, slavery happened, but that’s in the past,” or “We shouldn’t focus on just the faults of [problematic historical figure].”

“Stop playing the race card.”

“I don’t see color.”

"The “All Lives Matter” movement. This racist rebuttal to the Black Lives Matter movement effectively dismisses the issue of racism, even prompting some Black Lives Matter supporters to reconsider their beliefs."

“Racial gaslighting allows white groups to assuage their guilt and shirk responsibility while continually laying blame at the feet of those their privilege harms the most.”


This is what we see exhibited here. It's primarily done by the right although at least 2 who claim to be liberal, JoeB and Sealybobo do it also.
Negroes in the US are not destructive because of their race.

It is their culture that is destructive. A ghetto culture.
 

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So, your source is Ben & Jerry's ice cream? 😄
Yes. They are a successful business which believes in using their platform and name recognition to speak out on issues of importance. They shared the video featuring author and speaker Heather McGhee who has spent years researching and examining racism. So, just because they sell great ice cream means they can't have anything meaningful to share?
 

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Yes, and much of it is tied to the shamefully high rate of out-of-wedlock births, which correlate to poverty and crime.

And that is the big flaw with “equity” as a goal. If people have unequal outcomes because of their own behavior, choices, whatever, and then we “hand out equity” without them correcting for the behavior that led to the inequity, nothing is really accomplished.

An analogy would if a teacher decided to give all kids a B, regardless of how hard they studied, how disciplined they were, how smart they were, etc.. The C students wouldn’t bother to study and improve their grades, since they are guaranteed a B regardless, and the A students won’t bother to put in all the effort that got them an A because they’re going to end up with the same B that the average kids get.
I believe there is a difference between equality of opportunity and equity. Speaking about teachers and students, each student should be given equal opportunity to excel. In too many places, the schools lack supplies, technology, excellent facilities in which to learn. I don't believe that most folks expect for everyone everywhere to reach the exact same financial status but I believe most folks believe they should not be denied opportunities for advancement because of their skin color.
 

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Yes. They are a successful business which believes in using their platform and name recognition to speak out on issues of importance. They shared the video featuring author and speaker Heather McGhee who has spent years researching and examining racism. So, just because they sell great ice cream means they can't have anything meaningful to share?
In their case, I know for certain they have nothing meaningful to share. They're blooming idiots. It is because of their racism and ignorance that I stopped buying their product altogether quite a long time ago now. It's one thing to be racist but quite another to flaunt it as they do.
 

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Definition of racism

1: a belief that race is a fundamental determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.
Race is not a fundamental determinant of human traits and capabilities. Gene alleles are. However, gene alleles for various human traits and capabilities exist in different proportions in the different races. This leads to racial differences in average intelligence, and criminal and sexual behavior.
 

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Negroes in the US are not destructive because of their race.

It is their culture that is destructive. A ghetto culture.
Gene alleles determine culture, which determine behavior.

Jews and Orientals create thriving cultures everywhere in the world that they live, even when they are poor and persecuted.
 

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