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Episode 168 — Black Republicans


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#1 July Diaz

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:27 PM

Andrew Ti and Javi Grillo-Marxuach explain why it’s not right to call Black Republicans or anyone an “Uncle Tom.” As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.
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Posted 07 June 2013 - 12:36 AM

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:49 AM

I think criticism of black conservatives for their politics is fair game, but the way some white liberals go about it makes me extremely uncomfortable. The rhetoric about Clarence Thomas in particular. He's often described as stupid, lazy, an affirmative action hire, Scalia's lapdog, etc. It's like they are venting their pent up racism at a target they know is safe.

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:34 AM

View PostPaintsville, on 07 June 2013 - 03:49 AM, said:

I think criticism of black conservatives for their politics is fair game, but the way some white liberals go about it makes me extremely uncomfortable. The rhetoric about Clarence Thomas in particular. He's often described as stupid, lazy, an affirmative action hire, Scalia's lapdog, etc. It's like they are venting their pent up racism at a target they know is safe.


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