This text has been floating around MySpace and probably the entire Internet, I've seen it here and there, but I guess it's my turn to share it. There's some epithets, but there's actually a really good point behind it: reverse racism is still racism. You call me "Cracker", "Honkey", "Whitey", "Casper" and you think it's OK. But if I call you nigger, towelhead, sand-nigger, camel jockey, beaner, wetback, saltwater nigger, gook, or chink it's not ok because you call me a racist. You say that whites commit a lot of violence against you, so why are the ghettos the most dangerous places to live? You have the United Negro College Fund. You have Martin Luther King Day. You have Black History Month. You have Cesar Chavez Day. You have Yom Hashoah You have Ma'uled Al-Nabi You have the NAACP. You have BET. If we had WET(white entertainment television) we'd be racists. If we had a White Pride Day you would call us racists. If
ha! When my boyfriend was little, he went to a Spanish-immersion elementary school. One day in class when a little girl was getting pestered by a classmate, she squealed at the top of her lungs, "Stop MOLESTING me, So-and-so!"ReplyDelete
The Spanish verb "molestar" means something like "to bother," and she clearly got the two confused.