Since it says black-identifying, then I, a white woman who identifies as Black would expect a spot right up front.

Self ID is both a farce and a nightmare.

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You've misrepresented my comment. No segregation occurred because there was no forceful separation. And, this event was not exclusive to one race. oh, but wait, that's what I said in my original tweet. You're doing that trolling thing again where you compose racism-based fact making.

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1) Culture Matters, far more than we're willing to admit (via twitter)

Facts don’t care about your feelings.”

-Ben Shapiro, 5’7”

Carefully-constructed narratives don’t care about your facts, Ben. They will also crush your facts, provided that the narrative has enough institutional, cultural, political, and economic backing.

This is why a biological male won “Miss Greater Derry” which is a beauty pageant in New Hampshire under the “Miss America” organization and the girls are OK with this.

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They want to have an event with only the people they want in attendance. Other people said “but you should have these other people there too otherwise you’re racist.”

Good grief, it’s just yoga. Let them have their stupid event.

And then go start an all-white or all-male social group of some sort.

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I am too damned old for this. I had the misfortune to grow up in a time when the objective was to integrate people who were not a part of the majority, moving to the objective where "people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." The idea of collecting racial statistics was decried as racist. People were to be equally respected until they proved not to be respectable. Now I am supposed to be what would be, in that earlier time, racist.

BTW, Jay, check your spelling. Several typos in this.

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This batshit crazy. The West has gone mad.

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If I didn't know better I'd say this was a Titania McGrath post!

"Salem Debs self-identifies as “a Black Ethiopian anti-racism educator, an anti-oppression coach, a social justice advocate, a student in dismantling anti-Black racism, an accomplice in dismantling anti-Indigenous racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia, and a believer in LGBTQ2S+ & disability rights through an intersectional lens.” Her anti-racism, she says, is “rooted in the understanding that we must acknowledge and identify the insidiousness of white supremacy before we can dismantle colonial belief systems.”"

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More than a few people pointed out it just didn't exclude white people but indians, natives, LGBTQxyz123 etc etc. Secondly it is pure cultural appropriation as this is an South Asian thing..

But the best tweet (which I can't find) was the one that pointed out this is exactly how this is how you set up a racist system -

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