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Was this racist?

Posted by on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:41 AM
J3
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I took my kids to the local YMCA and we were in a room full of crap to play with and slide on and run around.  Good fun.  Anyways there were two little African American boys there.  Say 8 and 9 maybe.  They were running around playing tag and calling each other crackers.  Just wondering what you would have thought?

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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:42 AM
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Honestly, I would have laughed!
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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Its only racist if your white, silly.
hopeym23
by J3 on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:47 AM

BUMP!

teresanteens
by Bronze Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:49 AM

i would have said, yes,ritz ,my fav.................lol sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me! 

anyotherday
by Ruby Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:52 AM
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well if your kids had been playing tag yelling out "n****r" then there would have been a shitstorm and the anonytwats above me wouldnt have been laughing.

Hell yes it is racist, but since they are black, we arent allowed to say that. 

Oops


(I feel I need to clarify a little bit here. I fully believe what the above statement says. But, I do not want to seem like I am blaming two still fairly young boys!  

Hate isnt nature, it is nurture, and they learned the word and the casual attitude about it from somewhere.)

EvaTheDiva29
by on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:54 AM
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LOL! im gonna think they heard it but doesn't know the meaning of it. lmfao!

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:55 AM
It dependd on the.context. Were they saying it derogatory or were they really talking about crackers foodwise. Kids make up so much crap nowadays. How would yiu really kniw the difference?
Elle.tea.22
by Ruby Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:55 AM
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Only white people get offended by that stuff
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:56 AM
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I think you're a closet racist.

Quoting anyotherday:

well if your kids had been playing tag yelling out "n****r" then there would have been a shitstorm and the anonytwats above me wouldnt have been laughing.

Hell yes it is racist, but since they are black, we arent allowed to say that. 

Oops

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:56 AM
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My son had a little AA boy he played with. One day the little boy started calling my son a 'honkey'. His mom thought it was sooooo funny. Had my son started calling her boy a n****r shit would have hit the fan.

Quoting anyotherday:

well if your kids had been playing tag yelling out "n****r" then there would have been a shitstorm and the anonytwats above me wouldnt have been laughing.

Hell yes it is racist, but since they are black, we arent allowed to say that. 

Oops

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