Racism back in fashion, did it ever fade?

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GD MAGAts.

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Imagine the hate you’d hv to hv to disown your child. Like completely estranged…it’s sad. It really broke my daughters heart too. To be hated so much, for nothing.
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Moves to LA, her liberal mom gets him his 1st engineering job. And they start their lives.


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Birmingham private school assignment compares Barack Obama to monkeys
The assignment was passed out in the high school biology class earlier this month. The Birmingham private school prides itself on diversity and an alternative education, which costs up to $30,000 each year.

But this month, the curriculum passed out to students instructed students to pick from a gallery of photos labeled apes, monkeys, and lemurs. And there, in the second row, is former President Barack Obama.

FOX 2 obtained a photo of the school assignment from someone who was appalled at the racist messaging, which came from a teacher.
https://www.fox2detroit.com/news/birmin ... onkeys.amp


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So, the teacher was not fired immediately? Sounds about white.

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However, FOX 2 also obtained the letter that was sent to parents that explained the worksheet was taken from a 'highly regarded university' website and assigned in a high school biology class.
I am really curious what 'highly regarded university' they pulled this from and what the context was...

Also, the teacher's excuse that they simply did not 'vett' the assignment well enough, if it was true, is not actually much better and should get them fired for gross incompetence.


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neeneko wrote: Thu May 19, 2022 2:41 pmI am really curious what 'highly regarded university' they pulled this from and what the context was...

Bob Jones? Liberty? Oral Roberts? It's a :pickle:


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This is really weird. This school has a diverse board and the staff is not all white (one of the science teachers appears to be Islamic and maybe of Middle Eastern descent). I thought, at first, Detroit suburb private school maybe got the material from Hillsdale College but after looking into the school, I am confused as to how that might have happened.

I will reserve full judgment on how that happened until I hear more. If a teacher is not checking the material ahead of time, that is a big problem even if they didn't end up with the worksheet they had.


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So this happened....
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:eek: Disgusting. :mad:


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He’s just saying the quiet part out loud…

Systematic racism, of which he is an agent, results in a greater proportion of African-American mortality than white.

And he is fine with that outcome.


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Dave from down under wrote: Fri May 20, 2022 10:10 pm He’s just saying the quiet part out loud…

Systematic racism, of which he is an agent, results in a greater proportion of African-American mortality than white.

And he is fine with that outcome.
14 words.


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Yep.


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This planet....I don't think I want to live on it anymore...


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Frater I*I wrote: Sat May 21, 2022 12:08 am This planet....I don't think I want to live on it anymore...
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Walmart apologizes, pulls ‘Juneteenth ice cream’ after online backlash
Critics accused the retail giant of commercializing a solemn holiday meant to commemorate the end of American slavery

By Jacob Bogage
May 24, 2022 at 1:42 p.m. EDT

Walmart pulled “Juneteenth ice cream” from its freezers and apologized Tuesday after a social media backlash and accusations of commercializing a holiday meant to commemorate the end of American slavery.

The retail giant was set to sell “swirled red velvet and cheesecake” ice cream in a container adorned with Pan-African colors and an image of two Black hands high-fiving each other. “Share and celebrate African American culture, emancipation and enduring hope,” the label read.

But the product drew swift online condemnations from users who accused the retailer of treating a solemn day as a moneymaking vehicle.

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In a statement to Fox television stations, which first reported on the products, the company said it would “remove items as appropriate” as it reviews its Juneteenth products.

“Juneteenth holiday marks a celebration of freedom and independence,” Walmart’s statement said. “However, we received feedback that a few items caused concern for some of our customers and we sincerely apologize.”

The company did not respond to a request for comment from The Washington Post.

Walmart’s website on Tuesday offered a wide array of Juneteenth products, including a T-shirt with a word cloud of social justice and Black empowerment themed phrases in the shape of Africa and Juneteenth party decorations.



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Probably a bit more accurate than they intended.
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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/new-y ... uxbndlbing
New York fund apologizes for role in Tuskegee syphilis study

For almost 40 years starting in the 1930s, as government researchers purposely let hundreds of Black men die of syphilis in Alabama so they could study the disease, a foundation in New York covered funeral expenses for the deceased. The payments were vital to survivors of the victims in a time and place ravaged by poverty and racism.

Altruistic as they might sound, the checks — $100 at most — were no simple act of charity: They were part of an almost unimaginable scheme. To get the money, widows or other loved ones had to consent to letting doctors slice open the bodies of the dead men for autopsies that would detail the ravages of a disease the victims were told was “bad blood.”

Fifty years after the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study was revealed to the public and halted, the organization that made those funeral payments, the Milbank Memorial Fund, publicly apologized Saturday to descendants of the study's victims. The move is rooted in America's racial reckoning after George Floyd's murder by police in 2020.

The apology and an accompanying monetary donation to a descendants' group, the Voices for Our Fathers Legacy Foundation, were presented during a ceremony in Tuskegee at a gathering of children and other relatives of men who were part of the study.

Endowed in 1905 by Elizabeth Milbank Anderson, part of a wealthy and well-connected New York family, the fund was one of the nation's first private foundations. The nonprofit philanthropy had some $90 million in assets in 2019, according to tax records, and an office on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. With an early focus on child welfare and public health, today it concentrates on health policy at the state level.


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