Re: Racism, straight up
- From: "Connie" <sanzo1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2005 01:43:15 GMT
<michael_thistle@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Connie wrote:
> > "woodstock" <thirdwavevisions@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > news:1125764918.591844.154250@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > > Connie wrote:
> > > > <-ammitusen-@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > > > news:1125725031.720680.205270@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > >
> > > > > it just so happens that most poor folk in New
> > > > > Orleans are black folk.
> > > >
> > > > It just so happens that most poor folk the world over are people of
> > color.
> > >
> > > I thought the hippies were the poorest. <shrug> Not that many people
> > > "color" ironically in "rainbow" either. -woodstock-
> > >
> > Oh, you noticed (and have the guts to admit) that? I'm impressed ...
> Hippies are mostly middle class playing at being poor. Most have
> resource rich relatives they can fall back on during crisis. Rainbow is
> by and large the same. White, middle class, educated, with parents or
> other relations that can insulate them from having to truely live
> through a crisis.
Regardless of that, there are still noticeably few persons of color
participating. Could you be - no, that's not possible (is it?) - nah... you
couldn't possibly be insinuating that people of color aren't included in the
middle class, educated population with insulating parents.