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Racism?
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Ok, in a recent newspaper article I have read that a white man was fired from his job, for calling a black co-worker a "black piece of crap" after the black co-worker called him a "white piece of crap" when the whit man put some packages in the wrong place or something like that. The ironic thing is that the black man who started the racial conflict wasn’t fired. In tv I have also noticed these things. In a sitcom starring all african-Americans a nerdy, clumsy white character came on, when knocking something off by accident in a store, this blck guy says to the clerk " Forgive him, he’s white, he can’t help it". If this was the opposite way in a white sitcom it would be considered racism. Also if a white comedian said the same things about blacks that Chris Rock has said about whites then that comedian would be a racist. this is where I get pissed off a bit. If a black person says a racial slur it isn’t considered racism yet if a white person says a racial slur it is considered racsim. How about a sequal titled "Black Men Can’t Jump", it would be racist wouldn’ it. I think it is big BS. I mean if Whites and blacks want to live together peacfully then I think these cute racial jokes about whites should stop. I am not offended by them but if I said the same cute thing about blacks I would be in deep crap, and that is really not fair.

[This message has been edited by Eurotraveler (edited 08 July 1999).]

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