White and proud doesn’t mean “racist”

Francis F.
Columbus, OH

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8 Responses to "White and proud doesn’t mean “racist”"
  1. Greg Sanchez says:

    I’m not sure I get this. Are you proud of being white? If you are white and proud, of what are you proud? You had nothing to do with being white. How could you have pride in that? If you ARE proud of being white, then I think that you might consider with what/who you are competing that makes you proud. Humility will get you further. I do not mean to disrespect, only to understand.

  2. Greg Sanchez says:

    I’m not sure I get this. Do you mean that you are proud of being white? If so, I’m not sure I understand that because people can’t control the race in which they are. Are you proud of the white race? Perhaps you are just saying that you don’t feel you should have any shame associated with being white. Right on. Shame sucks. But why would you want to associate yourself with any race? As soon as you do that, you associate yourself with not only the good they have done, but also the bad…leaving people to judge you however they wish. Why not associate yourself with only who you have created yourself to be? I’ll bet it’s pretty awesome! Hope I haven’t been disrespectful in my wonder, I only strive to understand. Thanks for having the courage to share your thought!

    • Sarah says:

      He is the kind of person who would say, ‘my ancestors had nothing to do with slaves’ and in the same breath claim all the credit for what white inventors did – who, as it goes, his ancestors had nothing to do with.

  3. Pride goeth before the fall (or something like that)…

  4. Cali-Ron says:

    Why is this even necessary to proclaim if it is not a mere retort against black self acceptance. It makes me think someone is diverting attention from guilt. And what would that guilt stem from??

  5. Steve says:

    I can say mine didn’t we were probably the slaves that you are talking about because we have been poor ever since I can remember !!!!

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