[Noisebridge-discuss] [SPAM] Re: Red asked to leave.
dis at gruntle.org
Tue Jun 18 14:59:19 UTC 2013
also, for a take on why some people think SF is so racist, Tim Wise does a
really good job of breaking down the minority experience in sf.
let's not forget that the numbers were just released showing the black
population has once again shrunk down dramatically once again:
the bold italic just covered some of the problems with a less racially
diverse city, and how behaviors become more unintentionally racist:
and dregs one is currently doing an amazing series on the issues minorities
face in SF:
for anyone who wants to actually learn about this issue instead of just
brushing off the opinions of what the people living through it feel about
their own situations and experiences.
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 7:43 AM, hep <dis at gruntle.org> wrote:
> my point of comparison is growing up as someone of minority descent in
> the bay area. my family has repeatedly be told to go back to mexico here
> despite the fact that we have lived in sf since we called it yerba buena. i
> constantly have to deal with privileged white assholes being completely
> racist on a variety of microaggressions daily (this being one of them btw.
> the idea that a minority needs to be "told" what racism is, and informed
> that their experiences suffering racism aren't valid because they don't fit
> a bunch of white guys' perceptions of what racism is.) I am perfectly
> capable of deciding how racist my own experiences have been, and able to
> accurately compare them to the rest of the country I have lived in,
> including louisiana and georgia. Yes, the Bay Area is one of the most
> racist places in this country. Primarily because for some reason a bunch of
> white people who never experience racism (plz do not bring up "reverse
> racism" here because I really don't want you to embarrass yourself) believe
> that because they never see something or recognize when they do something
> it must not happen. FYI: were we not JUST discussing "south american
> caffeine" and a bunch of racist assumptions on another thread?
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Robert "Finny" Merrill <
> rfmerrill at berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> No really like, what is your point of comparison here?
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