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Truth hurts or racism exists - What do you think?

In Nashville, 50% of black students have been suspended. Nationally, black students are suspended 3x more than white students.

Do you think racism exists in schools and white kids get 'better' treatment or do you think black kids misbehave more?

"The numbers are alarming and speak of the racial bias that black males face from an early age...It's impossible for black boys to cause all the problems at a school that is racially mixed." said Attny Larry Woods who is suing the school system.

racial bias? impossible? really?

http://www.bvblackspin.com/2010/06/03/nashville-middle-schools-suspend-50-percent-of-black-boys/

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:43 PM on Jun. 12, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (70)
  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:44 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • I think it is a little bit of both. I think African American males act up in schools because they are expected too which is where the racism comes in.
    imamommmmyyy

    Answer by imamommmmyyy at 11:46 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • listening to tunesPants on the ground...pants on the ground....lookin' like a fool with ya pants on the ground!

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:48 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • Don't get me started...I am a high school teacher in the south. ugh! Talk about disrespectful little punks!!!

    you can call it a stereotype from afar...but until you witness what really happens, people DO NOT have any right to judge why this happens. my answer: TRUTH HURTS!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:51 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • Truth Hurts!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:54 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • The truth is they had to be doing something to get suspended anyway. They are not taking fine outstanding students who get good grades and punishing them for no reason. They had to be involved in something to make it happen.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:54 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • The truth is they had to be doing something to get suspended anyway. They are not taking fine outstanding students who get good grades and punishing them for no reason. They had to be involved in something to make it happen.

    Totally agree. So even if there is a bias and white kids who do the same thing aren't getting punished as much, it doesn't matter. If the black kids are breaking the rules they need to be suspended. The white kids too, but life isn't fair.

    TRUTH HURTS!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:58 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • Truth hurts.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 12:01 AM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • "It's impossible for black boys to cause all the problems at a school that is racially mixed"


    I fixed that quote.


    who says impossible?  why couldn't it be possible?  oh right...based on the evidence of suspensions, to say it is possible would be racist right?  i see....


    How many drive by shootings happen with white kids versus black kids?  is that racist to ask?  why? 

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:02 AM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • OP here - this question was asked in Discuss Racial Issues Here group.

    After reading some of the responses, it is clear who the racist people are!!! Angry black mothers!!! crap written like this is totally racist and explains why some of the black kids act the way they do!

    "I won't speak for ALL bp but I think most bp have learned from their parents who learned from their parents to beware the white man and his evil ways! "

    "Wp have been killing and cheating and denigrating and lying about bp before, during and after slavery in this country! You STILL ARE! "

    COME ON PEOPLE!!! really? still playing the slavery card? we have a bi-racial President for Pete's sake!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:06 AM on Jun. 13, 2010

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