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@Soosie wrote:

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Reading is time well spent.


 

Just read the advice a WHITE person is giving people of color.

 

DON'T BLAME

 

DON'T MAKE EXCUSES

 

These are not in the original meme.

 

It is clear that the philosophy expressed here is that people of color blame and make excuses more than anything else.

 

That philosophy has its roots in how the writer views one particular race as a whole.

 

That is a matter of prejudging people.

 

As an aside, this meme has no attribution which could easily be a copyright infringement.

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A white person posted a meme of a black person and said liberate yourself. I didn’t bring race into it. It was already there.

 

Why are black people disproportionately poor? They aren’t reading enough? But white people do?  Really? 

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So....this meme tells black people to liberate themselves? That the disparate national poverty rate, 8% of whites and 20% of blacks, is because black people don’t read enough?  That they don’t work hard enough? That they blame other people? 

 

 

There are only two possible explanations as to why black people have much worse outcomes in every measure. ( i.e. black people are poorer than whites, black people have less education than whites, black people have higher unemployment than whites, black people own far less property and have far less wealth than whites, and black people have much worse health outcomes than whites) there are only two possibilities.

 

1. You either think it’s their there there is something inherently inferior about black people that causes such poor outcomes. (Explicit racism)

2.  You think it’s not their fault, instead it’s something about society that is causing such different outcomes based on race. (Structural racism)

 

 

So......this meme tells PEOPLE to give their kids a boost towards success in their lives by reading young.

 

Do you disagree??

 

So ........ it also tells PEOPLE to liberate themselves from poverty by reading a a young age.

 

Leave it to the racism of the left to think helping PEOPLE to succeed on their own is racism.


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So....this meme tells black people to liberate themselves? That the disparate national poverty rate, 8% of whites and 20% of blacks, is because black people don’t read enough?  That they don’t work hard enough? That they blame other people? 

 

 

There are only two possible explanations as to why black people have much worse outcomes in every measure. ( i.e. black people are poorer than whites, black people have less education than whites, black people have higher unemployment than whites, black people own far less property and have far less wealth than whites, and black people have much worse health outcomes than whites) there are only two possibilities.

 

1. You either think it’s their there there is something inherently inferior about black people that causes such poor outcomes. (Explicit racism)

2.  You think it’s not their fault, instead it’s something about society that is causing such different outcomes based on race. (Structural racism)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reading is time well spent.

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