Thread: Stereotypes
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Old 12-07-2009, 03:40 PM
NeonKaos NeonKaos is offline
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Originally Posted by Ceoli View Post

That sort of thing might marginalize men if police started following or arresting the majority of men who are walking home late at night because they are men.

One more thing... if it happens to be a black man that I am avoiding, I don't care if they are offended because they think I did it just because they're black. I hear this a lot listening to black men speak of it, say on TV or whatever: "Women hold their purses tightly when they see me approaching" or "Women cross the street when they see me coming". Well sure. If you were white, asian, etc., I'd still do the same. But if you've (duh) been a certain race all your life, then you've only experienced things AS a person of that race.

I'm not sure what my point is, but this is something that I think of every time I see or hear a conversation about this topic.
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