Monday, May 26, 2008


If you know anything at all about me, you know I am multi-cultural, very culturally aware, and don't have a racist bone in my body.

After all, I was raised by Arab-Americans born in the USA, my birth parents were both Portuguese, and my foster, soon-to-be adopted, daughter is African-American.

So, why would someone send me this stupid, offensive email (below)?
Did the sender think I would agree?
Did they think I would find it funny, if that's what the intention was supposed to be?
Didn't they think I would take offense - or was that the sender's intention?

It's people like this that keep the world in turmoil.

Take a look and tell me what you think - bad or good - I'm open to hear the rest of the world's opinion, controversial as it may be!

Michael Richard's better known as Kramer from TV's 'Seinfeld,' does make a
good point.

This was his defense speech in court after making racial comments in his
comedy act. He makes some very interesting points. (Interesting?)
  • Proud To Be White
Someone finally said it.
How many are actually paying attention to it?

There are African Americans, Mexican Americans,
Asian Americans, Arab Americans, etc.
And then there are just Americans.

You pass me on the street and sneer in my direction.

You call me 'White boy,' 'Cracker,' 'Honkey,'
'Whitey,' 'Caveman' ... and that's OK.

But when I call you, Nigger, Kike, Towel head,
Sand-nigger, Camel Jockey, Beaner, Gook, or Chink ...
You call me a racist.

You say that whites commit a lot of violence against you,
so why are the ghettos the most dangerous places to live?

You have the United Negro College Fund.
You have Martin Luther King Day.
You have Black History Month.
You have Cesar Chavez Day.
You have Yom Hashoah.
You have Ma'uled Al-Nabi.
You have the NAACP.
You have BET.

If we had WET (White Entertainment Television) we'd be racists.
If we had a White Pride Day, you would call us racists.
If we had White History Month , we'd be racists.
If we had any organization for only whites to 'advance'
OUR lives, we'd be racists.

We have a Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a Black Chamber
of Commerce, and then we just have the plain Chamber of Commerce.
Wonder who pays for that?

A white woman could not be in the Miss Black America
pageant, but any color can be in the Miss America pageant.

If we had a college fund that only gave white students
scholarships, you know we'd be racists.

There are over 60 openly proclaimed Black Colleges
in the US . Yet if there were 'White colleges' THAT
would be a racist college.

In the Million Man March, you believed that you were
marching for your race and rights. If we marched for
our race and rights, you would call us racists.

You are proud to be black, brown, yellow and orange, and
you're not afraid to announce it. But when we announce
our white pride, you call us racists.

You rob us, carjack us, and shoot at us. But, when a
white police officer shoots a black gang member or beats
up a black drug-dealer running from the law and posing a
threat to society, you call him a racist.

I am proud.
But you call me a racist.

Why is it that only whites can be racists?

There is nothing improper about this e-mail.
Let's see which of you are proud enough to send it on.


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