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12677344, I don't know if that analogy works
Posted by Marbles, Tue Dec-16-14 04:03 PM
>and that we're living under its legacy. I don't think you can
>take it "personally" any more than you can take high gas
>prices or global warming personally. That doesn't mean we
>shouldn't be upset about them.

I don't know if I can compare the enslavement & degradation of an entire race for several centuries to gas prices or carbon emissions. It makes black lives sound like commodities that are affected by economic forces.