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Old 01-07-2017, 07:30 AM   #4791 (permalink)
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no, what you just described and what I described is entirely different. i don't believe there are black people with the exact same requirements as white people not getting a job because of their race. what I said is that poverty is incredibly difficult to escape and many black people have been placed into a position of poverty through actions of the past.
Not a fan of all the white privilege talk, but I'm pretty sure a subconscious bias of this type does exist, even with people who aren't necessarily outright racist.
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Old 01-07-2017, 07:32 AM   #4792 (permalink)
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If I could keep everything in my life the same. Job. Education. Personality. Health. And just suddenly have the choice to be black to try my hand at using affirmative action or whatever to see if I catch a better break there's no ****ing way I would do it. I really think it would be scary to be a black male in America. So, even though I can't put my finger on it exactly I guess I must believe in white privilege. It sure doesn't feel like I have any advantage in the day to day grind though.
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Old 01-07-2017, 09:44 AM   #4793 (permalink)
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You described what white privilege is though.

White privilege is such a misunderstood term.

If you have a white person and a black person applying for the same job and they are both qualified for it. Employers are more likely to hire John than they are to hire Jamal.

It's based off of underlying prejudices that people aren't even aware of subconsciously. Yes it is illegal to do that but there is also no way to prove that it was that reason alone that determine them to hire John over Jamal. If there was evidence then the ACLU could get involved.
So there's no proof of white privilege?
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Old 01-07-2017, 11:26 AM   #4794 (permalink)
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no, what you just described and what I described is entirely different. i don't believe there are black people with the exact same requirements as white people not getting a job because of their race. what I said is that poverty is incredibly difficult to escape and many black people have been placed into a position of poverty through actions of the past.
You can choose to stick your head in the sand and say you don't believe that something doesn't happen that doesn't mean it doesn't happen. It applies to more than just jobs as well. It applies to the justice system as well. See below of current example and the reason I posted that first story.

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So there's no proof of white privilege?
Yes there is proof of white privilege in other instances.


The 3 football players sodomized their black special needs football teammate with a coat hanger while singing klan carols. The case gets heard by the court system in Idaho and with the evidence presented, there was no hate crime, no sexual assault, in fact no need to lock those young men up. They got probation and will not get years in prison like these black Chicago assailants did for their current crime that was similar in terms of violence, bigotry.

When black people are victims in cases most people say "we should wait for all the facts to come out." When the situation is on the other foot and there is a white victim, justice comes down swift and hard without the general public caring about facts what soever and the maximum charges are brought down on the perpetrators. I don't condone their behavior in either situation. A hate crime is a hate crime but the two cases are definitely handled differently by the justice system. So of course in certain situation is pays to be white. That's part of white privilege.
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So you're saying there are absolutely no cases whatsoever where black criminals have got a lesser punishment?
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So you're saying there are absolutely no cases whatsoever where black criminals have got a lesser punishment?
Why are you speaking in absolutes? Did I say that? Seems like you are just being devil's advocate right now.

I said a majority of the cases and how they are portrayed by the public and how the justice system treats said cases.
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Because it's not making sense.
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Bit old but makes for an interesting perspective: Syria: Another Pipeline War
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no, what you just described and what I described is entirely different. i don't believe there are black people with the exact same requirements as white people not getting a job because of their race. what I said is that poverty is incredibly difficult to escape and many black people have been placed into a position of poverty through actions of the past.
i'm pretty sure this is a real thing that does happen though...
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i'm pretty sure this is a real thing that does happen though...
Happens the other way round as well. The BBC openly advertise for non white employees.

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