I fortunately agree, racism will not die when old bigots do kick off. There are always new bigots waiting in the wings. Like you said chuq; it is passed down and not inherited. It can be learned by prodigy of non-biased parents due to perceived circumstances. I’m sorry to say I have the tendencies too but I recognize them and fight all the time to remain neutral.

All life is hard and none of us are perfect. We can just keep trying. ~~dru~~

In Saner Thought

Today of all days is a good day to address racism and bigotry….(more along this line in another post)…..today we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr…..

Angry old white guys….my late father who died at age of 93 was a huge bigot.  He and I would argue at length whenever he opened his mouth…..and many of his “friends” that were part of the coffee clutch at a local mall were pretty much in line with his thinking….

When I saw the title of this piece I thought of my father and his constant bitching about those “people”……

Do people still believe the age-old notion that the next generation will deliver us from racism? Code Switch asked young and old(er). They rarely agreed on the answer.

Shelly Fields is a 46-year-old white woman living in Richton Park, a racially diverse Chicago suburb. She says she’s raised her four daughters…

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