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May 6, 2014

by DailyKenn.com

Or, how to tell if you're racist like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The race card will never disappear.

No matter how many concessions white people make, it will always be their preferred tool to destroy us.

Or, as Abdul-Jabbar explains:
Every time the media call attention to racism, it raises the awareness of those who otherwise might not have noticed it around them. It’s a variation of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon, in which someone learns a new bit of information and suddenly sees the information being used in multiple places in a short period of time. The reason for this is that the brain is constantly inundated with so much information that it rejects what it considers uninteresting (“uninteresting” being things that don’t affect you personally). This process is known as “selective attention.”

That’s why the best way to combat racism in the face of selective attention and situational racism is to seek it out every minute of every day and expose every instance we find. And not just racism, but also sexism, homophobia and every other kind of injustice that lessens the principles of inclusion that define this country.

We can’t let others control the perception or the message. We’ve got to go tell it on the mountain ourselves.
Simple: Look in the mirror. If you're white, you're a racist.

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1 comments:

  1. Liberals are always accusing Republicans and conservatives of being guilty of stealth racism and they use outrageous explanations to justify their claims like this Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon garbage. Yet you never hear a peep out of the liberals when black conservatives are called Uncle Toms.

    If Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. is really concerned about racism in America, why doesn't he condemn Jay-Z for his blatant demonstration of racism? Why doesn't he condemn the Black Panthers and the Nation of Islam?

    Lewis is nothing more than a rich whinny privileged black celebrity and he can go pound sand!

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