"The question of religious missionaries and celebrities adopting black babies should be separated from the general question of interracial adoption. I am against apartheid. The healthiest situation is when children are raised around a variety of…"
"I'm a white woman with a black child - although she was born in Chicago - and I agree about the churchy people "saving" babies from overseas. Saving a child is a pisspoor reason to adopt a child. How about the burden of misplaced…"
"Actually it's not so much a fad as it's a easier route to adopting a child. Adoption in the U.S is difficult and long process coupled with our litigious society which can make it an expensive liability in the future. Celebrities adopt…"
"It always fascinated me that black people blindly embrace the religion that enslaved them. It is like Stockholm Syndrome at its highest level. It is bad for Christianity in general, but it is mind blowing for black Christians. The ironic thing about…"
"That is true, but what exactly does it mean to "be black"? No offense to anyone who was raised by white parents, but how could they teach their children to be black? Does it mean to connect with your African roots? or maybe with the…"
"Well I cannot speak to the more urban areas, but in the rural area where I currently reside, it still does exist, just a bit more under the surface that it may have been in the 70s when you were down in the area. By the way thanks for your service…"
"In the mid 70s I spent 2 years in South Carolina near Savanna Georgia while in The Marine Corps. I did notice many but not all black Southerners act subservient around whites. It made me cringe. I believe a lot of them were from rural areas. They…"
"I do have to say that a bonus to being a military brat is that I've had the opportunity to live in many parts of the US and you're definitely right about racism being everywhere. But from what I have seen, at least where I currently live,…"
"i am so glad that letter is bogus - it made me sick ! also, i am really sad that there is still so much crap going on - i mean new jersey?!!!
i must point out though, that 'divide and conquer" is a very old way of…"
"We call it crabs in a basket. When one crab gets to the top of the basket others pull it back in. It's a good analogy because I crab and they really do that. Some of us do seem to have a problem with others getting ahead. There is a…"
"And I have to admit that a lot of my theories come from reading various sources and getting information from my slightly "militant" uncle. So they might be slightly skewed, but that's why I'm here after all. To learn different…"
"more or less referring and explaining how it is that people feel that these Africans are "fortunate". yes willie lynch is probably bogus, but come down here to the south and you'll see it's validity in how African Americans down…"
Thanks for the request, Jessica. The last time a woman gave me a request, it turned out to be a sting operation. So this came as a pleasant surprise to me. TEASING! Actually, I'm very pleased to make your acquaintance and look forward to conversing with you in the future...