Then people start picking sides and - boom- it's all over. I get so much lately it's driving me so any is very much appreciated.| Greetings! I don't think it's that there are people who don't know how to start the conversation and stay on point (in general). Let's just say this re-affirms my hatred of being the only black person white people know. Holding people accountable for their words and actions does seem to be the appropriate approach. A case in point: A neighbor yelled to a brother driving too fast through our block..."you effing n" in front of our son and his son!! Hubbie had to go have that accountability chat and had him apologize to our son. I'm to start my own blog but I'm having a time between Blog Engine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The difficulty is for those that are holding the culprit to an accountability for said words or actions must maintain constant focus and verbal vigilance in order for it not to become about 'what they are'. But I know from experience that you can't allow your anger or emotional feelings that may come out to derail 'what they did' to become 'what they are'. Mind you we had just the day before, complimented him and his wife for being our 'saving grace' on the block! Of course the conversation went several times to his black friends and how much he is not a racist, but Chris brought it back each time to WHAT HE SAID!! Keep up the works guys I've you guys to blogroll.| ! The reason I ask is because your seems different then most blogs and I'm looking for something . If not that, then wouldn't the conversation's accusatory undertone result in the offender's exoneration on the grounds that 'he was raised (a certain way) to believe...'?
Words are powerful tools that can be used for good or bad. They'll START any rebuttal to your first words with that. be back.| I visited the audio for audio songs at this is .| , i read your blog and i own a similar one and i was just if you get a lot of spam ? And in the end you end up talking to yourself or talking to the wind, because they've drawn a crowd to chant the "I AM NOT A RACIST" mantra to the point where any on lookers without reading/listening to the whole thing, think that's what it's all about. If so how do you it, any plugin or anything you can ? In my classroom I have conversations with my kids all the time about accountable language and addressing what people say rather than what they are. You just gave me something to show on the first day of school. I'm really glad to see something like this crop up on the internet; I feel its what the internet was meant for - spitting out knowledge. Thanks.| time to make some plans for the future and time to be happy. Many people don't take the time to really consider how powerful words can be. i'm sorry, but in a racist society where certain people are awarded white privilege, ALL white people are racist.