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DoctorWasdarb June 12th, 2018 3:13pm

Is it important for anti-racist organizations and movements (such as Black Lives Matter) to make concessions in order to gain white allies?

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larnise Tulsa, Oklahoma
06/16/18 12:24 am

Umm... As a white person, I freely acknowledge that people of color deserve to have the same basic rights as me, regardless of how polite or impolite they may be. The fact there are people who think those who are rude to them genuinely need to die is so, just, outlandish and ridiculous to me.

ladyniner81 I need chocolate
06/13/18 8:44 pm

They don't have to bend over backwards, but since there are white people that march with them, acknowledge they do so.

FloridaPopulist Nationalist Right
06/12/18 8:05 pm

Lmao. There is no way they can overcome their vicious hatred, prejudice and hypocrisy so much to appeal to white voters. It just simply could never happen. Most whites don’t like anti white policies that seek to undermine the American culture identity and hinder themselves in every day life. They don’t want to be second class citizens in their own countries

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ComradeJames nationalism
06/12/18 1:23 pm

BLM is currently a liberal movement backed by wealthy crackers. We have no reason to expect anything better than appealing to whitey.

JLe
06/12/18 11:59 am

No. Real allies don’t need concessions. Never ask the “master” for your freedom—take it!

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DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
06/12/18 12:05 pm

Exactly my point of view.

commonman1 Peace
06/12/18 9:43 am

Anti racist like Black Lives Matter 😂 someone is delusional. Voids the poll.

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CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
06/12/18 9:01 am

“Anti racist groups like BLM”

Ohohohohoho. DW, we need to start a comedy show together

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DGroot America
06/12/18 8:27 am

Yes. It would also help if they based their platforms off of truth.

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DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
06/12/18 8:16 am

This is inspired by a discussion between a white liberal teacher and a black student in my school last year. The teacher was saying it's important for black people to try to appeal to white people, because otherwise nothing will change. The black student, of course, disagreed.

I disagree with the teacher as well. The problem is that you need to appeal to white people to get anything to change in this country. We can't fix racism with small reforms palatable to white people. If white people dont want to help, too bad. Black people will struggle without their help.

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RussianThunder Russia and USA
06/12/18 9:44 am

I thought you went to school in France

DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
06/12/18 10:08 am

Just this year. It's not a long term thing.

Robert97206 Portland Oregon
06/12/18 11:13 am

Gotta hate identity politics.

rons Thanks America
06/12/18 8:15 am

Most of the BLM marchers are white anyway.

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smartfart Florida
06/12/18 8:43 am

Most? Please cite that source!

RussianThunder Russia and USA
06/12/18 9:44 am

Some....I’m not sure “most” is the right answer