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Politics in Wisconsin as they roll up to every level... and some other thoughts that may cross my mind are explored here from my lefty point of view. My values shape my opinions. You'll always find them in here. Let's have some fun exploring why Liberal values are American values!

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(The watercolor is called Magnolia Tree for Momma, by Audrey Crawford)

Monday, July 07, 2008

More on Subtle Racism... Or Not so Subtle...

In the Chicago Tribune today, a story on new code words to humiliate people with... It's sad, and difficult not only imagining, but also remembering the pain the behaviors in this article cause a fellow human being.

Yes, I have been targeted by both subtle and non-so-subtle racism. No African American in this country can say they have not... I did not at the time, however, have the courage or belief in the system to fight those who would humiliate me.

I am SO proud of the people in this story who went to court and won their cases. To even know what it takes to speak out is purely heroic and I applaud them for what they have sacrificed in the process.

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