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Featured Why must race be an integral part of news stories?

Discussion in 'Current News & Events' started by Aldebaran, Jul 22, 2018.

  1. CGL1023

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    Remember that the media is corrupt and self-serving; this is what would be expected from them.
     
  2. StephenDiscipleofYHWH

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    Alright then brother. I have my answer.

    I pray the Lord guide you to the truth and light of his word.
     
  3. NW82

    NW82 Quote scripture or your argument is invalid.

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    "Why must race be an integral part of news stories?"

    Simple answer, it shouldn't.
     
  4. NW82

    NW82 Quote scripture or your argument is invalid.

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    Wow. Take a minute to review Morgan Freeman and his thoughts.



     
  5. Myychael

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    At one point here in America for me where im from in the 60s 70s men and boys mostly ducked it out bare knuckle we fought in schools play grounds bars ect,ect shook hands many times when one gave up or said he had enough the Vietnam War and Civil rights movement was going strong also,Martin Luther King,and the peace movement Malcom X and others in a more violent movement the dead were coming home in bunches and finally when troops were coming home they were greeted by California
    Flower children pot heads and drug users spitting on American Soldiers cursing them and rocking them calling them baby killers most of these soldiers had probably killed the enemy and saw their friends die in combat andwent through and Seen more than they should have lots thought America hated them The Salvation Army helped our Nam Vets when they got home as they have in past wars along with Catholics,BaptistPresby and Methodist.Another situation here in America is the divorce rate and young boys and girls growing up without fathers Social Security is failing mostly because we have aborted our work force of the future W Robin we have lots of problems here in America our Constution and religious
    Freedoms are under attack disrespect for the Police you see when I grew up,and you were on the seen of an robbery or anything related to breaking the law and you ran the police officer would yell stop and fire a warning shot into the air and if you didn’t well there you have it.I believe if you run your guilty,
    Why else run,why were you there at the seen of a crime in the first place in America you have to be proven guilty you have a right to a lawyer and if you can’t afford one,you get one provided to you i believeAt the tax payers exspence you are judged by a jury of your piers we are a very young nation we are the melting pot of the world America Is probably the reason Europe doesn’t speak German as a common language we are there wheneverThere is a crisis in the world to help at one time America provided 80% of the Missionaries to the worldAmerica is not perfect but I call her home we get the worlds refugees and illegals pouring in from all sides of the Compas and it is tearing us apart we are a nation of laws,mostly from the Bible lots of people from other countries look in at America and see only bad not the good when Trump,got elected Hollywood was packing up and leaving America well good riddance but they didn’t why because it’s still the best thing going for now.sorry for the long post and I’m not beating on you sister were going through growing pains constantly as a Country I love
    This Country and many who are coming here don’t they don’t have ties here there’s more to being an American than just opportunity to better oneself it takes generations of growth to appreciate
    her I’m not going to defend her here in this post my family has defended her around the world
    GOD have mercy on her and help us LORD do what’s right in your eyes
     
  6. lovelife34

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    "Why must race be an integral part of news stories?" Because we have chosen to make race an integral part of American society. From standardized tests we take in elementary school, we distinguish ourselves based on race. A societal construct, not biological. We chose to make it something so we have to deal with the consequences of that choice.
     
  7. lovelife34

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    Actually...the man who was pushed could have pushed back. Or even punched. He didn't need to shoot. It's not just about skin color, that's biological. This is about race, which has societal implications in America...
     
  8. lovelife34

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    UGH...." Brother, from what I've seen you don't just hate a corrupt government but also the White man as shown by your thinking the white man is somehow more privileged than you." White privilege is real. It doesn't matter if you don't acknowledge it. It's not made up. There are structures and policies set in place to benefit White people in America. No one here is saying the White man is conspiring against minorities (some definitely are) but it's an individual thing. You can't ignore this stuff. America chose to socially construct the idea of race. Read up on White fragility and White guilt....you'll learn a lot.
     
  9. lovelife34

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    We don't know what was going on in either of their minds. Maybe it was racially motivated (on both or one sides) we will actually never know..so it can't be 'nonsense' because we really don't know what it is.
     
  10. lovelife34

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    Acknowledging things like White privilege is not about hate for the White man. I think the issue here is white fragility. People in America are not angry because of "the color of a person's skin'. The color of a person's skin is biological. People are angry about injustice, discrimination, racism, etc. I think you fundamentally don't understand the way things work in America, or choose to be blissfully unaware. This has never been about skin color. Ever. This has been about societal structures and policies that benefit particular groups of people, to the detriment of other groups. Division will always exist if people are not willing to accept the reality of the situation: Privilege exists as well as marginalization. People in positions of privilege/power are supposed to help their 'fellow brother'. Privilege doesn't just come in the form of race, it comes in the form of wealth, gender, etc.
     
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    I pray the Lord guides you into a Sociology of Race class. :amen::amen::amen::amen:
     
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  13. Sam91

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    What went on was a inter-racial couple were charged with using racist language and sent to jail for it.

    The article says that the couple were accusing a shop assistant of being racist.

    The couple were drug users, who were likely trying to shoplift at the time and then kicked off.

    The article is nonsense because it does not make sense. No-sense.... nonsense. Maybe the word 'nonsensical' would have been better. It takes a lot of piecing together of jumbled up pieces of information to understand. (Quite like a lot of my posts, infact!)

    It doesn't tell a coherent story and is a poor excuse for journalism.

    (Speculation here but I think the reason the article is so garbled is because these people were charged for the crime of using racist language because they could get a custodial sentence. They couldn't prosecute for shoplifting if they hadn't stolen anything. Breach of the peace, which is what they were really doing probably has a lighter sentence. They may have been charged for that too, the article doesn't say. It is ironic though their conviction, seeing as they love someone of a different race.)
     
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  14. lovelife34

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    I wasn't talking about that lol. I was talking about the handicap incident.
     
  15. Sam91

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    In that case this was the article to which I was referring..

     
  16. StephenDiscipleofYHWH

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    Your praying I stop judging all things by the word of God then?
     
  17. StephenDiscipleofYHWH

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    Listen I can tell you if the white man is supposed to be experiencing a greater benefit from society then I personally would not have been dirt poor my whole life, Neither would my dad have been poor his whole adult life if there were certain privileges we were getting that other people were not. It wasn't from lack of trying either, my dad did the work of two men every day and still we only made ten grand(twelve if we were lucky) every year. So honestly and with all sincerity I implore you to stop buying into the false narrative that somehow being white grants you more rights or privilege. Maybe it did fifty sixty years ago, but not today.
     
  18. StephenDiscipleofYHWH

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    My answer remains the same. Nothing good comes from violence, and race is only a issue if you as an individual make it out to be one.
     
  19. lovelife34

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    Nope. I never said nor implied that. Going to a Sociology of Race class isn't a sin. It's not diametrically opposed to God. I don't see where you got that faulty premise from in the first place. You and your strawman arguments are really something else... Here you go...Enjoy. :D https://www.jentezenfranklin.org/daily-devotions/stand-against-discrimination
     
  20. StephenDiscipleofYHWH

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    Advising me to judge based on color of skin as you advised me in
    this goes along with your advise that I go to a class devoted to seeing race and white privilege as you put it. I judge by the word of God alone I have no need to Go to a class to teach me how to view things in a worldly way. The bible teaches me how to judge by the spirit, and that is the only way we are supposed to see/examine things in this life.

    If I see a man is hungry I feed him, if he is without clothing I provide him clothing. I help my brothers and sisters in the Lord, and I did not have to go to any class on racism or white privilege to learn it was the right thing to do.
     
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