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Topic subjectIt's about credibility
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30836, It's about credibility
Posted by chillsm00th, Thu Apr-21-05 12:11 PM
Mainly that white people, oftentimes, think they have more credibility than they actually do, to comment on a situation. It's not about dismissal, it's about white people's discomfort about being put in their place in a discussion about Black issues. And Black people's discomfort, oftentimes, about putting them in their place.