Multiple Types of Racism In America

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Racism In America Continues.......

Before addressing the issue, let me lay out some key terms- inequality, racial profiling, white racism, Asian racism, racism today, racists, racial inequality racism in America today, American racism, individual racism, and prejudices. Each term will be addressed in this hub and you will learn the direct cause for each. You might not consider some of them to be factual or even be deceptive in nature, but each are truly happening within the borders of the United States of America and require your attention.

As you notice, I said- "requires your attention". That simply means that I want to dismiss any misconceptions anyone has heard about with regards to racism being gone from American society. It is more than obvious, to any conscious person who pays attention to others, like people watchers, which I am personally, that the concept of racism is continuing in America.

Racists, Racism Today and Racial Inequality...

Okay, let's start with "Racists"- this is a person who dislikes for whatever reason, someone of a different race. It doesn't matter what race, just one that is not the same as them.

Are there racists in America? You better believe it and be very aware of it, because if left unchecked in it's present state, then you'll see what I am of the understanding, will come to pass- A Racial Civil War!

Yes, folks. I've already seen this "racial" Civil War coming and is the primary reason for this hub. To raise awareness of citizens. It is important for you to believe it, because of a simple action that took place, the day Barrack Obama became The President of the United States of America.

Yes, it was a history day, but it also shattered other records, less known to the average person. The record I speak of is in the recruitment cycle of the "White Power" groups in America on the day Obama won the election. The following day, the largest "White Power" group in America signed up over 2000 new members.

Racial Inequality Continues In America

Racial inequality...Does it actually exist? Of course it does, because racism still exists. If you thought for one second that racial inequality was non-existent, then you were only fooling yourself. There are plenty of people who despise people of another race, and prejudice against them for many reasons.

Racism today and Racism in America, are tough subjects to talk about, because too many people get hot under the collar, the second you bring up it up in conversation. They rather not talk about it and when they do talk about racism, then you have no reason to wonder why they do not like to talk about racism.

People still believe America is a Nation of Equality...? The problem is that many do not understand equality, in and of, itself, and prejudices begin to fly, before thought can be used. Equality is simple to understand. You are to be given an equal opportunity to succeed in the situation/circumstances of any point you're at. You require equal rights applied under law to achieve equal opportunity within America's economic structure. Without it, you'll get nowhere.

White Racism and Asian Racism.....

Now, as I bring forth the titled terms- "White" Racism and "Asian" Racism, I would like you to not cringe at the thought, but would like you to be aware of the fact that both White Racism and Asian Racism are also very much alive in America.

White racism is brought on by everyone of another race, who dislikes those who are white. Now, even those who are not white are mistakenly hated, because they look or appear white, but are not really white. This shows how ignorant people are about racism and also shows how emotions cloud rational thought.

Asian racism is a new sort of racism in America. It does not have the history of "black" and "white" racism, but is destructive nonetheless. A lot of "white" and "black" people, do not care for Asians coming to America, because it creates less opportunity for them. This is the bottom line for Asian racism. It's not so much about "color", but for other reasons.

White Racism - American Racism - Individual Racism

Just in case you're not enjoying my article so far, I would like to let you know, I am not surprised. I am a "white" male, about 42 years of age and managed to live my entire life, taking racism as a pinch of salt. Individual racism is actually a myth. It doesn't exist. You are either a racist or not. There cannot be an individuality to racism. American racism is a breeding process that continues to go on within families and generations. Why? Stupidity actually.

I have had people of another color, sneer at me, because I happen to be better at something than they were and was recognized for it. I've had some make claims against me, trying to insinuate that I was a racists or that I perpetuated racism in America.

I, personally, have no racial judgment, because I do not look at people based on their racial make up, which means, I do not use racial profiling of any sort. I do however, make judgments based on actions. If your actions deceive even you, and you cannot tell what you actions are saying to other people, then I think the time has come for a little self-evaluating.

Racial profiling, and prejudices.....

Yes, I will be the first to admit that racial profiling, and prejudices continue to haunt citizens in America. It is done by many people, who are unwilling or refuse to properly understand life. They are obviously missing some kind of knowledge and wisdom about living life, for which, continues to escape their feeble mind.

And prejudices, also continue to exist and I can vouch for it, as a witness, because I have and still to this day, continue to see it in the actions of many people, even though they do not know I know about them. The thing that gets me the most is that people truly believe that they can hide their racist prejudices, but every time they open their mouth or take action, they give themselves away.

Some people are ignorant enough to believe that just because someone complains about another person, it is racially motivated and this I know from first hand experience. My mother works very hard at her job, and I know that because, as a kid/child, I use to go to work with her and watch how she did her job. Please do realize, my mother has been at the same job for over 30+ years and she would not have kept her job, if she was a slacker, per se.

White Racism and Racists, and Prejudices..

My mother has to deal with racists in her workplace, and prejudices. She has an administrator who is "white", the top dog of the Nursing Home where she is employed. She has an immediate supervisor, who is "black" and another boss type, who is the immediate supervisor, to her immediate supervisor, who is also "black".

To be clear, my mother isn't a racist, in the sense of the word, because she doesn't give a damn what people look like, she just simply rather work with people who are actually going to do work and not just sit on their ass, and do nothing. That comes from her own work ethic.

She does hate people who are lazy or slack off at work, because it makes her job even more difficult. She happens to work with two other "black" people, for one, were not trained properly, so that doesn't help. Secondly, both of them are lazy and refuse to do the job, as my mother knows how. They constantly complain about her, and spew hateful remarks at her, while she works. Each one constantly demeans her work to the two supervisors above them, so as to get her written up and fired. This sort of action can only come from white racism and racists.

Only racial hatred makes people liars...

People who are racist, continue to be liars. They perpetuate demeaning remarks and try to exploit racial hatred, so they can make themselves appear to be a better person. It only takes a half educated person to listen to their words and notice that their actions are that of a racist.

So, on a serious note- How to change? Or, Bring about change in America? Well, first off, citizens need to be more aware of racism and racist remarks, as for what they are truly. Those who do nothing, only help continue racism in America.

So, I ask for your help, whenever you get a chance, because you are seeing it in action, do something about it. Do not sit by and let it happen. Take a more active role in protecting others, because it's the right thing to do. Do not do it for one race and not another, because that too is a sign of racism. When a person of a particular race is acting out, in a racist way, bring it to their attention. Make sure they are aware of their action.

If they tell you "damn straight, I'm racist", regardless of why, then inform them that they are not helping the situation nor do they understand life.

Thank you for your time.

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RevLady profile image

RevLady 6 years ago from Lantana, Florida

Well, racism has existed from time immemorial and will continue until Christ returns. If it is not race, it is something else. Man is dtermined to not get along with man (himself).

Love and peace,

Forever His,


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Revlady, I am appalled at your lack of knowledge and wisdom of life, with regards to your comment. The fact that you claim Jesus' return, simply shows you lack the understanding of your own religion, much less anything else with regards to the hub. As far as man is determined to not get along with man? Is another statement that comes from not understanding life. The ultimate goal of life is to co-exist with citizens of humanity and make peaceful living possible. And, religion doesn't permit it to happen. Thus, it must be eliminated from society as a whole. It is one primary conflict with human consciousness to begin with. You can take my statement however you like, but it isn't a topic of this hub. The level of awareness of racism and it's detrimental effects is why I wrote the hub.

And, I find that you bring religion into the conversation, is wrong. And, not to be mean or anything, but the coming of Jesus' has already happened and a little research into religion's translation of the bible, then one would already know it has happened and was a completely figment of the imagination of those who lived at that time. But, you keep believing what you want. I appreciate the fact that you read the hub.


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K9keystrokes 6 years ago from Northern, California

What a beautiful concept co-exist. I had in the past often found my self thinking those things that I may not wish to think. Then I realize it made me feel as if I 'fit in' within the society I stood nearest at that moment. Now, I care not who I stand with, color, age, religion, staright, gay, big or small, each find a place in my heart on their own merit. All are loved, but some I would simply rather walk on the opposite side of the fence from. I enjoyed this read very much.You make wise assessment and courages claims.

K9


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey K9, nice to see you again. I grew up, always living in the poor neighborhoods and never found myself any different than anyone, regardless of how smart I was or what I could accomplish. I've not always had faith in myself, but I always tried to co-exist with others, because I appall violence. I just cannot fathom a reason for hurting someone, even when they want to do harm to me. I would go to the extreme to not harm those who wanted to inflict harm on me, so as to restrain them. Racism and racists do harm, because most of them tend to get violent in their actions and that does nothing for growth of society nor does it do anything about finding peace. Many people are angry for whatever reason, and it comes from racism. American racism I've seen myself and watched as parents breed their children to hate. It is not good, but people need to be aware, so as to protect themselves. Thank you very much for reading and commenting. I'm glad you enjoyed the read. :)


kimberlyslyrics 6 years ago

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxR4AweLeXE

Cagsil, how bizarre for me to see this today. One because a hub I am writing, and two because I am writing a strategy for inner city or ghetto areas, within the United States.

It is true, these areas are black, latino, and Hispanic, in that order. Before we keep driving towards world peace, let's start saving our children from the streets.

People fear what they don't know. Or believe things they have heard and are afraid. Jews hate blacks, chinese hate Japanese, whites hate blacks and yes, blacks hate whites, no different than rich snuff the poor, beautiful laugh at the ugly, managers look down and belittle secretaries.

All I can add, truly is I have spent a great deal of time in inner cities in two states, not one white person, not fun, but I feared no one, how big, how black, how rich, how tall, pimps, thugs, gangsters, dealers, prostitutes, thief's, and 99% black. That's the USA. I've walked through tent city downtown LA then took the metro, got lost in Compton, after 3 gun shots, yes I was afraid, cops just don't go there.

An old man who too was black, in a wheelchair, no legs, almost blind said get your back to the wall, luggage in front of feet, look down, do not look up, he pulled out a pistol and simply said the train is almost here, I can feel it. He would take no money, nothing. Said goodbye and warned me not to return, white folks aren't very well liked on these streets.

My long winded point is yes, we all have prejudices. My cousin is black and when we hang people stare, as if we are a couple. But brings up a whole new hub, what about inter racial marriages and children? I say I am not a bigot, but for sure think it is wrong, but really, who am I to judge?

My favourite line is, speaking to a black person, 'Oh I am not prejudice, I do not see colour, everyone is the same" Now who they talking to? Themselves, best I can see

If someone is black it's because they are black, same with whites etc etc etc

Canada has a huge multicultural population, largely in Toronto where I live. I would bet all I have we have more prejudices than the USA, and sneaky, mean, hidden hate, literally. I was for some time living in subsidized housing, mostly black and ran the same way your inner cities do. I held my own and eventually got some respect, but also knew I had to be smart. Prejudices ran ramped there, again no whites, and being tiny and female didn't help much

I'll shut up with this, I now live in a building complex, quite well off, with a west and east tower both buildings each 27 stories high with 8 units per floor, and not one black person lives there,

not because it's so expensive, but if you were black, would you want to? My cousin or black friends come to drop by and while we sit in the car stares and fear I promise, inflate, so getting upstairs is what you can imagine it to be.

My father was the worst, foul mouthed, ignorant, mean, aggravating bigot I have ever met. I am grateful for that today, I believe it is why I am not, I do get pissed and other cultures, but individually and as much as white, but not as an entire group of ethnic cultures.

Except the French, never liked the French. Great Hub Cagsil, an issue so desperately needing to be discussed or it will never change. Sad. and Scary! Lots to think about and please don't remind me I ramble, and hope I got my point across through personal experience, once again great Hub! Thank you


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Kimberly, I don't need to remind you of anything dear. I'm very glad you read my hub and leave a wonderfully long comment on the growing problem, both here and abroad. It isn't going to stop until people begin to realize or grow better awareness of the problem, and are willing to make change. Too many people hold harmful thoughts and irrational beliefs, that make them dangerous to the rest of society. Color should make no difference, because we(each and every person) has to live where are and it is best that we co-exist together than constantly fueling anger and hatred. Both are destructive qualities and are void of conscious thought and not good for people. Thank you very much again. I'm grateful for your compliment, as always. :)


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humagaia 6 years ago from United Kingdom

Not much I can say on this one as I am from, and still live in, the United Kingdom. Our problems in this regard are nowhere near those that you encounter. Perhaps it is in the name: United. But then again you are talking about the United States. Perhaps it is our history of Kingdomship, rather than a confederation of states, or is that confederations and states? I could never get that right.

From the heat and mind once again.


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EnergyAdvisor 6 years ago from The nearest planet to Venus

Good words on racism. I'm a mix, half Creole half Dutch. When I'm in the Netherlands they call me black. When I'm in Surinam they call me white. I say, let us keep mixing and wait a couple of generations. My mother is pure creole, dark brown almost black and my father is pink, white.

My mother use to say to him: who gets red when shy, who gets blue when hit, who gets yellow when fever, who gets purple when angry, who gets pale when sick. And they call me colored?

anyway, thanks for sharing this.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Humagaia, what contributes to the existence of racism in America? Ignorant refusal to understand life, which comes from a lack of knowledge and wisdom. Not to mention, it appears as though no one truly wants to understand "Life's meaning", because they are afraid of learning. Which sounds absurd, but so far, it has been the only conclusion to draw. It doesn't help that government and religious leaders, continue to dominate and dismiss, life's discoveries, so as to protect themselves so they do not lose their power, wealth and control. Thank you again for reading and commenting. Much appreciated. :)


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Energyadvisor, I like you mother's thinking. It is quite cool. I appreciate you reading and commenting on my article. It's a on-going and growing problem many people refuse to address "Racism in America". They think the problem will go away on it's own, only if people stop talking about it. And, that alone is a problem. Because, American Racism alone is in the breeding process and stems so far back, that is automatically fed into each generation of some families, so as to not ever forget. These people live in the past, instead of living in the present and making change for the future. Thank you again. :)


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LeanMan 6 years ago from At the Gemba

I visited the US several years ago now and was actually surprised at the level of racism that I observed, coming from the UK, which is generally regarded as being a quite tolerant country I found the US to be very in-tolerant. However saying that the level of racism in the UK is getting worse and worse as people begin to see high levels of immigration into the country, something that many see as a threat to their jobs, and way of life.

Very good hub as usual!


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you LeanMan, I appreciate the compliment. There are plenty of people who justify their racism or racist remark, because they use excuses that make claims that their remarks were not in fact racist, but were for other reasons. It's happening all over the world, but I'm more concerned in the U.S. because I see it causing a "civil" war among the citizens coming about. Thank you for reading and commenting. As always, I'm grateful. :)


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Wendy Krick 6 years ago from Maryland

It is sad but true that racism exists in the united states. Although it is better than it was when I was little. Children today seem to be color blind which gives me great hope for the future.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Wendy, yes it is a little better now, but there are too many people blatantly claiming it is gone. I mean, that shows how ignorant some people, who live in America. As for children being color blind...of course, up to a point though. When the "American Racism" begins, then they are not so color blind. The fact that some parents continue to breed their children with hatred for another race is ridiculous. I have hope for the future, but as I said in the hub a "Racial - Civil War" can be seen if the ignorance aspect is not addressed. Thank you very much for reading and commenting. It's greatly appreciated. :)


Uma07 6 years ago

-Cagsil

The more I read your hubs on American issues,the more scared I am.I am completely from the other side of the globe and feel much safer sitting here.

There is one thing I don't understand-why would one(who has immigrated) turn a racist in a country that accepts him/her and is giving the person full freedom as a citizen of that country.

This hub reflects the amount of hatred amongst human kind.After reading a lot of recent racists attacks on Indians in Australia,I thought US was safe.Though I knew New Jersey reported attacks on Indians by Americans years back,I felt for sure it was all over now.But now I feel newspapers got tired of reporting them.

Kudos to your mom for being so courageous.If I were in her place I would have left the job.

Very well written hub.

Uma


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Uma, I am only pointing out some of the problems, as of lately, so as to increase awareness. It can be dangerous in America, in different parts of each city, all across the Country, however, the general aspects of life are not dangerous enough to be scared about living here. The acceptance you talk about- is partial myth, borderline misconception, simply because racism does exist. Sure, American politicians promote equal rights and equality, but both of those are completely misunderstood to the average person. As for the media in America, each of those are simply nothing but tools for politicians and cannot be trusted. You have to actually take a look at people, learn from them and see for yourself, what their actions are really saying about them. Thank you for reading and commenting. I also appreciate your compliment too. :)


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Faybe Bay 6 years ago from Florida

It's very hard for people to admit that racism goes both ways. I listen to people saying "I'm not racist but..." all the time! I try to explain that I am all for equal rights, but there is not such thing! The Equal Rights Amendment still hasn't passed. If we can't even get the 38 states together on that single issue, how can we expect the people who are governed by the laws of these "United States" to live in "equality"? I am living proof and would write about it, if legally allowed, that equal rights are not equal for all. Unfortunately, I signed papers saying I wouldn't talk about what happened to me...


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Faye, I realize most people neglect to recognize racism goes both ways, which is one reason for mentioning in my hub "white" racism and even "Asian" racism, each having an issue in America. As for equal rights, yes you're right- equal rights is an issue and growing even bigger day by day. Yet, no one wants to address the problem, because they thing there is not a problem. They think that because others have certain rights and then they do, which isn't the case. Ironic how dumb down society has become. Thank you very much for reading and commenting. I'm grateful. :)


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BobbiRant 5 years ago from New York

This is an accurate writing. However, I have said this before too and I've gotten replies like: "Oh come on, America has gotten way past that." Have we? Maybe that is why it is so rampant, people being racist and Then not admitting it. Great hub.


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Bobbi. I appreciate you reading and commenting. I thought the hub was a pretty accurate of the things going on in America. The fact that many people refuse to admit it, as I've laid it down, goes to show the amount of increasing ignorance of the average America citizen.

Any one individual who claims "America has gotten past that"....has really opened their eyes to the actions of others, and is most likely racist in a way. Thank you again. :) I appreciate the compliment too. :)


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ilmdamaily 5 years ago from A forgotten corner of a dying empire. OK, it's Australia :-)

Saw the link for this on the forums. Well done, Cags. I cannot endorse the central message of this hub strongly enough!

It's disappointing for me to realise that, where I am (Australia), racism is still a big problem.

The biggest problem though is that people don't think it's a problem. In fact here, to publicly claim that Australian society is racist is to invite ridicule and anger. Although Australia is relatively multi-cultural, and racism is publicly acknowledged as being "a bad thing", it continues to exist in covert form...

And that form is another type of racism which I think is worth mentioning in the context of this article: unintentional racism. It is perhaps amongst the worst because it is camouflagued (sp?) beneath good intentions, or just plain ignorance. Example? In Australia we have something called "the stolen generation" - a generation of aboriginal children (during the 50's and 60's) who were forcibly removed from their families and placed into Catholic orphanages due to concerns over the ability of their natural parents to raise them "appropriately" (read: in a European style).

Although things have changed substantially since then, the underlying dynamic of Kipling's "white man's burden" remains. In a more modern - and possibly US context - any government policy which has the effect (forget intention) of either discriminating based on race, or creating "race-based" outcomes, is in itself racist.

For what its worth, i'll never understand racism - or people who even see colour in people for that matter. As you say, we all bleed the same...but to put it more positively, as a young man who's sewn his oats far and white, we all love the same, too. Really.

The value of a person lies in the choices they make, and their quality as a person - not some imaginary attribute like "race." I just wish more people could see it!

Keep up the good work:-)


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you very much for taking the time to read and comment. I appreciate your compliment as well. Racism just needs to go away. I never understood it either. The color of my skin doesn't make me any better than the next person. Thank you again. :)


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vinnielee2010 5 years ago from Apollo PA

I find it funny that you seem to think that humans can coexist in a world without conflict

It is impossible unless you can change NATURE

The best we can do is make people aware

Even the awareness will make some take offence

I find your view on religion funnier

Just because we Christians don't agree with some of the Ideas that are brought before us. We are ignorant and closed minded, yet all the wise opened minded people can dismiss christian view so easy without retort

Well writen hub cat you have valid points

but I don't think we will ever have total equality

later


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you vinnie. You've brought up an interesting thought in your comment and I guess I don't expect you to even to begin to understand "Equality", but I guess that just means you've more to learn.

As for you speaking on the Christian aspect of things, I guess only time will tell on some accounts. However, as you'll learn by reading more of my hubs. There is no god and there is no reason one should even exist. The problem with Christians is that they are narrow-mind and at most times closed minded, because they refuse to understand the larger scope of things or have misunderstood the meanings of certain things. It isn't a surprise, because 90% or more Christians haven't a clue they have been deceived for all of their life. Most will not want to accepted, but it will change. You can bet on that. Again, appreciate your comment and you taking time to read my hub.


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vinnielee2010 5 years ago from Apollo PA

Sorry that you feel I have more to learn

I dont think there will ever be equality not from my own view but because of human nature in general (survial of the fittest)

ALL of history shows us conflict even within peaceful times

As far as Christians, You made my point, I am narrow to closed mined because I say I am a christian yet You are Opened Because you think you have an understanding of "larger scope of things"

Yet I must wonder Where Your eduction comes from

I make an example

Being a Jack of all trades master to only cooking

I look at meatloaf

small diner woman has been making meatloaf for 20 plus years but if it is NO GOOD does that make her an expert? Or does the kid straght from culinary school that makes a great meatloaf get credit? or vise versa

My point just because some one has all this eduction does not mean he/she is right

Just because some one has a new Idea that is different means he/she is wrong

And sorry for saying CAT instead of CAG

later

vincent lee


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you again for responding and your response makes my original point. Enjoy. ;)


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vrajavala 5 years ago from Port St. Lucie

Raymond, it's so nice of you to absolve yourself of being a racist and point the fingers at everybody else.

I think the time of playing the race card is over, and that's just what it was a marketing ploy, to use guilt to get an incompetent, inexperienced racist, named Barack Hussein Obama to office, so he can destroy what's left of America.

sorry, I'm being so harsh, but I've really had it up to here!!!!


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Vrajavala, first I can absolve myself of being a racist, because I'm not. I see everyone as equals regardless of color, creed(religion) or gender. So, I'm not exactly sure what your point was.

And, Yes, I can certainly point out racism when it is seen. Because it's actually easy to identify. I find your comment sad. Playing the race card as so many have and continue to do, as you have stated is played because racism STILL EXISTS in the country. Why else do you think people play it? Because those who play it, knows it is going to incite those who agree.

I don't care who is President of the Country, because most politicians are not meaningful in their actions and only want to manipulate the rest of the people. So please, go crawl back on the rock you came out from under, and learn something for once in your life.


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vrajavala 5 years ago from Port St. Lucie

Well, let me tell you that over the past 3 years, when I pointed out suppressed information on Barack Hussein Obama, I was always called a "racist." I myself am married to a dark skinned man, and also have a mulatto grand-daughter. However, nothing seems to be good enough for those who want to play the "race card' to shut you up from telling the awful truth.


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Vrajavala, but what you fail to grasp is that there is NOTHING in this hub that indicates that I myself am a racist or perpetuate racism. I realize that many people continue to play the race card about many different aspect. It will not be helped, until the problem is addressed and to stop those from ignoring it from happening. The authenticity of the President's term in office and whether or not, it's legal?, with so many other things not adding up, makes for a legitimate reason to question the Presidency. Those who want to bitch about racism? Playing the "race" card is only a distortion tactic for many and nothing more so that politicians can continue to inflame and incite differences in those who are still committed to racism. Which, in America is more than obvious.

I'm so sick and tired of the problem not being addressed properly, only to be covered up or ignored. Equality is for everyone, not just the select few. Thank you for responding to my first comment and I appreciate you reading the hub. I hope things are clearer now about my intent and the message conveyed within my hub.


Typical 5 years ago

The person who wrote this article is a moron. Oh, I'm sorry. you wanted some facts for that?

Brilliant argument: anyone who does not share your opinion "does not understand life"...why? Oh, that's right, because they disagree with your brilliant "logical" arguments like "racial discrimination exists" because "racism" exists...so because people do not like certain people, they automatically discriminate against them? Where's the proof? Document it.

Ach, who cares. And the fact that you call "White racism" hatred by whites towards others, yet "Asian racism" not hatred by Asians towards others, but yet another episode of white-based hatred reveals how blinded you really are by your dogma. You can only see one side of the coin. And of course, the idea that Asians can be racist towards others because they think that they are superior would never cross your mind, because in your mind...all people are the same and race is just the color of skin. It is not a culture, or a group of people who tend to enjoy the company of their own, or a people who come from the same area originally and have old traditions.

And it is through my life experiences, particularly interacting with people like you, that leads me to believe that people who want to live in their own communities with people who think like them and share a common heritage should be allowed to do exactly that. Or, we eliminate race and ethnicity entirely by destroying ALL races and ethnicities.

But none of this "fight white supremacism" and "fight racial hate"...under the banner of Atzlan or Malcolm X. But you are too stupid probably to see what that is ironic in the first place.

Rant over.


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you for coming by, reading and commenting. I'm of the understanding that my article didn't touch on everything about Racism and I'm glad you were arrogant enough to point that out. However, one thing you've failed to realize is that in America the population of white versus other races. I find that first you call me a moron, and then just before you ended your comment, you yet call me stupid. And, in between you call me blinded. The simple fact that color shouldn't matter regardless and to increase awareness that color/race shouldn't matter was the point of the article. Which apparently escaped your pathetic little mind. But, either way. Enjoy. ;)


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Dolores Monet 5 years ago from East Coast, United States

Hi, Raymond. I remember my mother telling me what her mother used to say - never hate anyone for what they look like, where their people are from, their religion...except, of course, the Hungarians. Now my mother thought this was very funny, and it kind of is. But so many of us think we are open minded and loving of our fellow man, but that tribalism just pops up when you least expect it. It's a nasty business and sure popped up during and after the last presidential election.


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Dolores for stopping by, reading and commenting. I wrote this hub to clear up the thoughts with regards to it's existence in America. Racism really comes down to breeding and parenting of children, more than anything else. I find it ironic how many times people play the racism card, when in fact, racism isn't the reason for the things happening. After the last election which put Obama in office, it has crept up more. Again, thank you. :)


george 5 years ago

Your car is Japanese. Your Vodka is? Russian. Your pizza is? Italian. Your kebab is Turkish. Your vacation is Mexico. Your democracy is Greek.? Your coffee is Brazilian.? Your movies are American. Your tea is Tamil.? Your shirt is Indian.? Your oil is Azeri. Your electronics? are Chinese. Your numbers Arabic, your? letters Latin. And you complain that your neighbor is an immigrant? Pull yourself together! Copy if you're against racism


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you George for stopping by my hub and leaving a comment. I understand what you are saying in your posted comment, however, I am unsure as if you're addressing me or others who are reading this hub. You say "Pull yourself together" and I don't think you are saying it to me. And, you last statement "Copy if you're against racism", could seem as though, you're telling people to copy something, hopefully NOT my hub. Want to share this hub with other people, then feel free to do so, but under no circumstance should someone copy this hub and post it somewhere else. Copyrights apply to this hub. Again, you're welcome to share with others, but give them the link, not the whole hub. Thank you.


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Pamela N Red 5 years ago from Oklahoma

Racism against Asian people is not new. Back when they came to build the railroads and work in the coal mines they were called all manner of names because others thought they took jobs they deserved.

We need to learn to tolerate each other and cohabitate together. I don't know when or if that will ever happen but it would be a beautiful thing.


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Pamela for reading and commenting. If people understood tolerance then maybe, just maybe, things would actually get better. But, not many people practice it.


mel 4 years ago

I can't disagree with anything on this hub.

It's really hard to ignore it when one encounters it at workplace , at restaurants....there is definitely a racial uproar about to emerge at the civilian level. It's going to be an ugly mess.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you very much Mel for reading and commenting. And, yes it's really hard to ignore, but it seems as though many are trying to ignore it and expecting it to go away. I have encountered racism in the workplace, as has my mother. It's everywhere if people would open their eyes long enough to see it. And, yes I agree it is only going to get messier in the future. Again, thank you. :)


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RealHousewife 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Great hub and commentary....racisism is alive and well today on many levels. My 23 yr old daughter had a friend over - I said I would babysit her friends baby so they could go to the movies. Incidentally the baby was black, I took her to the grocery store with me...while I bounced her on my hip in line...the lady behind me said, "how old is the baby" now I was paying & paying half attention....and I said "hmm I don't know?" she gave me a disgusted look and said "you don't even know how old your own baby is?" she almost shouted at me!

I think she was assuming too much and I just didn't think she would have talked to me if my baby had been a white one - she was rocking on her heels all looking down her nose at me...I should have said, "well I just stole the baby and so I didn't get a chance to ask her real mommy how old she was:)


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you RealHousewife for reading and commenting. I've run across it in many daily things I've done and sometimes it's directed at me, which I don't find justified. But, how to end it from happening? Is through teaching younger generation, because one of the biggest factors is the way parents teach their children and use their children to continue the spreading of it(racism). That is the thing I detest most is to prepare a child with "hate" at such a young age, is ridiculous. Again, thank you. :)


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RealHousewife 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

I agree Cagsil - my husband and I feel very strongly that the girls need to be raised to see that we are all the same, if you peeled our skin back - no one would know what color / race you were. We all have the exact sme insides! Well that is how I try to explain it because they are small and don't get the ridiculousness of it yet but they have heard stuff at school already!


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

As always, I learn more about you and it's a pleasure. I appreciate you returning to explain more. :)


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Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago from Kaufman, Texas

I think that race based fears and prejudice have to be some of the easiest vehicles for manipulation of the masses of any state that there has ever been.

In this way, at least - the move towards global governance is worthy....in thought.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Wesman Todd Shaw for reading and commenting. Much appreciated. And, I would agree that race based fear and prejudice is the easiest way to manipulate people. To me, it comes from people truly not understanding their own life, which is why other people are able to manipulate them. At this present point in time, I don't agree with global governance, simply because of who is going to make the decision it is a must and that's the upper 1% of the world's wealthiest. This is going to skew too many things and create a more destructive path forward.


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Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago from Kaufman, Texas

I DEFINITELY don't agree to global government! Not with bankers in charge....

Without trying to sound too new age hippie or anything, I saw a video the other day that basically stated that whenever someone identifies a group based on race or ideology as "evil" that they in fact, give power to that group; and that the actual problem is - is that they are failing as an individual to recognize the very thing that they "hate" within themselves.

Whether or not that's true or makes much sense...I dunno, but I do know that I often see people "projecting" their own failures on other people or groups. It's an interesting thing to try to get ahold of - and as you say, definitely based in ignorance.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

I can understand the thought process behind "projecting" and many people do blame others for their misfortune, but it's a false blame. My mother is constantly dealing with racism at work and one lady she works with is trying to either make her quit or get her fired. Now, my mother has been at her job for over 30 years and this other woman is a lazy person, who cannot even do her job correctly as she was trained. This lady doesn't agree with the method of doing the job, so she only does bits and pieces of the work, which then places more work on the person she is working with. She seems to think that she is entitled to do what she is doing because they don't pay her enough to do the rest. :/ Racism in and of itself is based in ignorance.


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ThoughtSandwiches 4 years ago from Reno, Nevada

Cagsil...

Sadly... racism as been apart of this country since long before its foundation. The English colonists who arrived in the 17th -century did so against the backdrop of Great Britain's subjugation of Ireland...

I should think it is hard to subjugate a people without feeling racially/culturally/politically superior to those you dominate. It was a mind set that worked against the Native inhabitants once they were the new target.

Other groups...Africans, Hispanics, and Irish. Southern and Eastern-Europeans, each, in their turn...

The Gentleman's Agreement and Japanese Exclusionary Act of 1902...sought to curb Asian incursions on the West Coast. Sad.

You were right to write this Hub Cagsil and I am glad I found it.

As a Nation our ideals are high as they very well should be. In order to meet those ideals...to make the reality match the rhetoric...people need to be honest with themselves and their history.

Thanks,

Thomas


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you ThoughtSandwiches for reading and commenting. I'm glad you found it to be a worthy write. It is important for America to own up to it's original foundation and acts before it became a Nation. Once the people can move passed it then we can move forward. Too many people live in the past, and an exclusive ideology among many presently is that they are entitled because their great great great grandfather or grandmother was a slave on this continent long before they were ever born. In my opinion, it means nothing to today's generation and to harp on it only makes matters worse instead of better.


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thougtforce 4 years ago from Sweden

Interesting to read, because for some reason I imagined that Americans would be better than others on this. Ignorance and fear is hard to fight, and when it grows into racism it is even worse. Some of it comes from not understanding and not recognize a behaviour and we must all fight this behaviour. Judging people because of their skin or birth place seems so old fashioned. But it goes on daily and everywhere it seems. It takes time to change attitudes but you do a great job writing about it!

Tina


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you thougtforce for reading and commenting. It's a pleasure to meet you. I'm glad you liked my writing. :)


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GmaGoldie 4 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin

Cagsil,

Great hub. Love you challenging us. Keep up the great work and I miss you. We will count down the days til you return. The world is a brighter place with you.

Communicating about racism is the first line of defense. Protecting equality, protecting children are tasks that we must each take upon us. Our soldiers are risking their lives. I cannot support my grandson and my friend's children who are in the military with my mouth closed.

Words of kindness and respect to protect the beautiful diversity that God has graced us with is the least we can do to make humanity joyful to all.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Goldie for reading and commenting. I'm grateful for you compliment also. I'm glad you enjoyed the hub. :)


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Jennifer Essary 4 years ago from Idaho

Voted up and Awesome! Thank you for addressing such a sensitive topic in America. We are all born with love in our hearts unable to see racial divides. It is the things we are taught that steer our perceptions of others. I'm old enough to remember when inter-racial marriages were new and publicly a big deal. Today there isn't such a spotlight on the issue and many have become comfortable with the idea. I think the world 20 years from now will be much different because many people aren't teaching their kids to see racial lines. People are simply people, some are good and some are bad. I think racism is motivated by fear. The thing about fear is that you can't instantly feel it unless it is preceded by a thought. So if you don't have the thought, you don't have the fear, and you'll see fear is simply and illusion. Thanks for sharing : )


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Jennifer Essary for reading and commenting. You're welcome. I'm grateful. :)


Sooner28 4 years ago

Sometimes I wonder if Republicans calling Obama a community organizer was racially loaded language. Also Gingrich calling Obama a "food stamp president," with the connotation being African Americans on welfare under an African American President.

These appear to be deliberate attempts to stoke racial attitudes without coming out and saying anything directly. Calling Obama a Muslim also is a pretty obvious ploy, especially with some lower-level Republicans saying they are "undecided" on the issue.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Sooner, I don't know what politicians have to say on the matter. Most of them are not worthy of believing. I can see how calling the President "food stamp President" as being racist. But I would be more inclined to think that it would go along the lines of a "socialist" President because food stamp and welfare are socialistic ideology.

I know Racism exists because I experience it almost daily. It's obvious to anyone who is actually paying attention. Thank you for reading and commenting. Much appreciated. :)


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pstraubie48 4 years ago from sunny Florida

Racism is alive and well and has many faces.The worst kind is the sneaky kind because it can rise up and bite anyone on the behind at nay time. I would rather know someone is prejudiced toward me and my race overtly than to find out in some unexpected way.

I have lived my life trying to 'get along' as that is how I operate best.

I have written a hub about my awakening to prejudce when I was a young girl and would like to mention this hub in that article if you do not mind. The hub is not published yet but will be with in a few mintues. If I do not hear back I will assume you do not wish it mentioned.

This is an important topic that we need to address.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you pstraubie for reading and commenting. You're correct that this is an issue that must be dealt with before many other things can be addressed. You're more than welcome to mention this article in your article. I do not mind. I'm grateful. :)


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pstraubie48 4 years ago from sunny Florida

Thanks, I just wanted to give you a heads-up just in case you had an issue with it. Will go back and add it then.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

You're welcome. :) I'm grateful. :)


B-Dawg 3 years ago

Cagisil,

I am going to be honest with you. If you are a black male nobody messes with you. Black skin is like a shield. Black skin is like an insurance policy. I think white males should consider spray tanning their skin black and living as black men. White men need protection nowadays. Black skin would do the job. PEace


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you B-Dawg for stopping by my article and leaving a comment. However, I found your comment quite funny, also. Much appreciated. I always like my day to start out with a laugh and your comment was perfectly timed. LOL!


B-Dawg 3 years ago

Cagsil,

I am glad you liked it. I am very serious though. If Napoleon Dynamite had black skin nobody would mess with him. Black skin = protection.

Do you agree at all?

PEACE!


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

No I don't agree. When it boils down to the most basic component, protection shouldn't be a requirement, just like what color skin someone has is irrelevant to their own individual rights as a person.


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Cardisa 3 years ago from Jamaica

All nations seem to have some sort of racism going on about other races. Take for instance the fact that Japanese hat Chinese and vice verse, yet they are Asians. Chinese and Indians do not get along and there is little evidence of interracial marriage between the two. There is the black on white and white on black which is the most prominent of all.

If you believe in the bible there has been racism since Genesis. The bible is froth with racism as some sets of people were not allowed to mingle with others. The Caananites were prime victims and then the Hebrews were enslaved by the Egyptians. This thing is in out blood and reverse racism like black against white stems from anger and forgiveness for what they did to them. Most black people, as far as I know don't hate whites because of the color of the skin but because they associate all white people with slavery, at least that's how it is in my country.


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Cardisa for stopping by, reading and commenting. I'm grateful. :)


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Pamela99 3 years ago from United States

It is a shame that racism does still exist and probably always will. On a personal level, I see very little racism, but I am not out in the working world anymore. However, I shop at stores, eat at restaurants and belong to a church that has various races and nationalities. It is the most loving environment for any church I have ever attended.

We hear so much about the "race card" being played on the news. I think you are right about the racism problem, and it must be dealt with as there seems to be more now than before we had a black president. It is sad that this seems to be the trend with no end in sight.


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Pamela, always a pleasure to see and hear from you. :) You're going to have lower Racism in some parts of the country compared to other places. Which would be the reason you don't see it much, even in the environment you're around. If the "breeding" of Racism stopped, it would go a long way to ending it or lessening it even more so. Thank you for reading and commenting. :) I'm grateful. :)


Black skin 3 years ago

The safest thing to be in America is a black male. Black skin would have protected Hank Williams Jr., George Zimmerman and many other whites. Black skin will protect whites from the race card. And black skin will protect white men in general. White men won't stand up to black people. So black skin will have do it for you.


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you black skin for reading and commenting. However, I find your comment a bit out of the ordinary and it's completely false.


Black skin 3 years ago

Please explain to me how it is false. Do you think Hank Williams would have gotten fired if he was black? Do you think George Zimmerman would have as many people after him if he was black?

What about bogus discrimination lawsuits? Black skin would protect white men from black sin. If the white man gets a "paint job" and lives as a black man he will not have to deal with racial politics. But if he stays white he will be subjected to black hostility, revenge and sin.


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

WOW! That's all I can say about that comment. The level of irrationality is what makes it false. Equality and Equal rights are the problem. Not anything else. Please, by all means, get informed.


Black SKin 3 years ago

So you think Hank William Jr. would have gotten fired if he was black?

You think George Zimmerman would have as many people after him if he was black?

You don't see black people trippin about Shawn Taylor getting murdered by 5 black men do you?

If the KKK disguised themselves as black men we are in trouble. Black on black crime gets no attention.


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

And like I said before. Your entire discussion on this topic is completely irrelevant. It makes no sense on top of it. The average white person isn't afraid of a black person and black person on average isn't afraid of white people. It's absurd to say anything like and for a fact this article has nothing to do with that. So, GET OFF the subject matter. As for black on black crimes and white on white crimes is another that isn't INSIDE this article. So you bringing it up, has nothing to do with the subject matter. Good day.


suzettenaples 3 years ago

I have been saying for years. racism is alive and well in the U. S. That is one reason why Obama has had so much gridlock with Congress. There are racists in my own extended family, so I know it is alive and well. Good hub and this needed to be said!


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you very much suzettenaples for the compliment. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. And, your point about racists in Congress, I'm not willing to doubt it. I'm pretty sure there are Men who are in political positions of power, who abuse their power to dominate, coerce, intimidate women, just because of the thrill of doing it. But, I wouldn't doubt for a minute that some of them are indeed racists. Thank you again. :)


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dutchman1951 3 years ago from Tennessee, USA

from what I see here, and in other places, the Civil War is still not over!

Until the Old Guard, both Black and White, dies off! It will fight on.

Sad statement for all of us I think.


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Cagsil 3 years ago from USA or America Author

Interesting thought Dutchman. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. Thank you.


bo 2 years ago

Black skin would make pee wee herman look like a tough sumbitch.


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Cagsil 2 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you bo for taking time to read and comment. I would disagree with your assessment. I don't think there's anything on this planet that would make Pee Wee Herman look like a tough sumbitch. Skin color is irrelevant.


Big Daddy O 2 years ago

Does anyone know if it is seriously possible for a white man to live as a black man? My eyes are already brown. I just need to shave my head and darken my skin. I just feel like black is cool nowadays and white is boring.


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Cagsil 2 years ago from USA or America Author

I'm not in the habit of guessing. I would say that color shouldn't make a difference. Both are human beings and that is what matters. No one has to live as someone else. Everyone has their own path and choices to make that determines the path. The fact that color plays a factor, only proves that many people continue to live in the past and refuse to move forward. Not to mention, racism isn't natural. It is taught to children by parents who are racists and if it is not changed, a racial war could escalate. Being any color or identifying with any color, only makes matters worse. You're human, accept it. What color your skin is, is irrelevant. Thank you kindly for reading and commenting. I am grateful. :)


Big Daddy O 2 years ago

Thank you for your comment cagisil. I think one thing that really gets me going is whenever I watch television they always make the black guy look cool and hip and masculine. And they make the white guy look nerdy and weak. I challenge you to watch commercials and even in some movies. State farm commercials do this a lot.

Another thing is you mentioned a possible race war. I know in my heart that I can protect my white family members and white friends from a black racists much better if I was a man with black skin. I could also help white people in their relationship with black people.


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Cagsil 2 years ago from USA or America Author

I've noticed a lot of things that have been happening over the years I've lived. Marketing and advertising are just as corruptible tools, as government and religion are currently. Commercials are designed to invoke actions or emotion, so it stands to reason some people are going to be affected emotionally and effected in other ways as well. I'm glad you're in a position to protect family and friends. That's good. Again, color shouldn't matter in the first place. When it does, it only shows how limited those individual actually are. Btw- you're welcome. I always try to answer comments as best as I can. I appreciate your time and you coming back to check.


big daddy oreo 15 months ago

Cagisil,

So what do you think of the Rachel Doezal deal? I think she looked better with light black skin than her original color. I hear she used affirmative action to get through college under the assumption she was black.

I wonder how she pulled that off. Think about Cagisil she was the president of the naacp. The only reason anyone found out is because her parents snitched her out. Can you imagine if president Obama turned out to really be a white man after all this time?


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Cagsil 15 months ago from USA or America Author

I don't get into the BS most people bother with on a daily basis. The perception is what it is and it's subjective to the individual. Beyond that, I have no interest. Many people are going to manipulate the rigged system in any manner which they can to survive or get by, as they don't have a choice but to do so. Racism is just a perception and it's used to divide. But, thank you for your time and reading, as well as the comment. Much appreciated.


mike 13 months ago

I think if HULK HOGAN was black he would not have gotten in troublefor his comments. He could be a rapper if he was black.


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Cagsil 13 months ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Mike, for reading and commenting.


big E 13 months ago

I think mexicans get hated on the most. I do notice that if you are black people are less likely to screw with you.


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Cagsil 13 months ago from USA or America Author

Thank you for taking the time to read and comment. Much appreciated. You could be right, but racism is deeply ingrained in the Southern States for the most part, so mexicans can be seen as no different than blacks.


big E 11 months ago

The southeres are usually more friendly and honest it seems like. If they are racist they probably would not say it to someone face.


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Cagsil 11 months ago from USA or America Author

Thank you big E for reading and commenting, much appreciated. I have heard something like what you said, several times before. It doesn't matter whether or not it is said to someone's face, the feelings still reside inside and still harmful. As I've said before, it doesn't apply in all cases, but many.


Big E 9 months ago

Cagisil,

If you google jeff kephart he is a white man who changed his appearance and is living as black man. I think he said in a youtube comment that he took melonotan or something like that. He claimed he has been living as a black man for 4 years in Florida and Pennsylvania and has not had issues with racism.

if you google his name you can find his picture. He still has blue eyes and straight hair but his skin is black.

Just thought you might find it interesting.


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Cagsil 9 months ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Big E for reading and commenting. I've heard of Jeff Kephart before, but I shall look into it more. Much appreciation. :)


Neko 4 months ago

As an Asian living in the states, I tend to get frustrated time to time.

Indeed, people ignore that fact the racism comes from both way.

It's exhausting to talk to some "victim" of race issues because all they do is proving the pony they're the worst race ever and everything else is better or have no pain.

I've experienced some race issues toward to me - they might have been because I'm a foreigner or have an accent. I was hurt.

But I'm so sick of a lot of people stereo typing a whole group of one race it's because of some stupid idiots.

Yes I've met stupid white racist claimed I shouldn't be drinking water from same water fountain with her.

Or group of white guys chased me to beat me because I was an Asian (yes it really happened in the us 4 years ago. And to the result, my Mexican friend stepped in and his cheek got bit by one of them)

But do all whites feel that way?

Hell no.

That was just some dumb asses. That was coming from crazy extreme racists, not from all whites.

When do we stop doing this?

Blaming on each other and handing this hates to next generation to generation.

I've met a few blacks and we talked about race issues. I shared my awful experiences mentioned above but let's just stop blaming all whites on particular experience because it will take us nowhere - since they kept saying "all white do this do that" sort of things. And they clearly told me my pain is nothing compare to what their experiences and I'm a naive color blinded.

Smh.

We can spend million and gazillions years blaming on each other, pointing out separation and labeling all we want.

But I want to move on next level.

Like your hub mentioned, let's admit racism comes from both or multiple ways.

And it's about a damn time to seek the solution.


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Cagsil 4 months ago from USA or America Author

First off, let me thank you for taking time to read and comment on hub. I agree with unity whenever possible. Labels are separation tactics at work. As I tell other people- if you choose any label for yourself, other than human, you play into the hands of those who choose oppression as their main tool. Yes, move to the next level, but ensure you continue to display it yourself, as you discuss it with others. You can do it. You have the power in your own actions, to demonstrate a higher awareness needed.

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