Chamblee54

Can Of Worms

Posted in Uncategorized by chamblee54 on October 31, 2016

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There was a meeting October 25, Racism in the Queer Community: An Open Forum Talk! The venue was a storefront on Broad Street, two blocks south of Five Points. PG does not like to go downtown at night. This apprehension extends to the concept of talking about race. The event looked like an unsafe space. Race is a dangerous subject, both living it, and talking about it.

The event planners set up a live stream on the internet. You could watch it from the relative safety of your home. Unfortunately, the sound quality was bad. Perhaps, at a future event, the hosts could employ the heart circle tactic of the talking stick. Whoever speaks must hold the talisman, which is handed to the next speaker. A cordless microphone could be used as the talking stick.

At 35:00 of part one, a lady said, in effect, that if she doesn’t see someone who looked like her, then I am going to think your organization is all white. She was talking about light skinned POC. This might be a problem for @ShaunKing. The scribe likes to protest, perhaps too much, that he is, in fact, black.

Race in America is seen as skin deep. How you look is more important than the person under that skin. The problem is, all many people see is the skin. Here is a passage from a chamblee54 post, How Black Is BHO? We don’t have to worry about BHO much longer.

Rachel Dolezal was discussed on the show. Here is a white woman, who presented herself as black. After a while, she was roundly criticized for doing so. It was said that she has not suffered the hardships, and oppression, that comes with being black. Therefore, this light skinned woman is the object of derision for claiming to be black.

BHO was raised by white people in Hawaii and Indonesia. Arguably, he has suffered little, if any, of the oppression that most black people face. He chose to attend a black church, in part, because he wanted a political base. And yet, this half white man with dark skin is routinely accepted as a black man. Racial labeling, like beauty, is skin deep.

At some point in part one, a man asked the white people in the room, why are you here? PG’s reaction was, maybe he should ask the white people who were not there, why they stayed home. PG has found discussions of race to be very dangerous. Some people who say you are supposed to feel uncomfortable. To PG, this “white tears” attitude… which is often displayed by white people … is a form of bullying. As the lady said at 1:15:05, “Don’t ever tolerate disrespect, I don’t care who you are or who it is.” This comment is taken out of context.

The meeting continued in part two of the feed. At 15:09, someone commented on the “white savior complex.” There is a tendency with white people to think they need to save the helpless POC from oppression. (Pro-Tip: Be very careful when calling out white saviors. Those who call out others, do not like to be called out.) The speaker said, in so many words, that if you want to help us, then you should do it on our terms. We are doing very well on our own, thank you.

An American is in social danger if they stray from community orthodoxy. If you say something your neighbor does not like, you can expect to find knives in your back. As a lady said at 30:48 of part two, “you know a friend is a friend when they defend you behind your back.”

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