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bhatti1020
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1/16/2012 2:56:59 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Should MLK day be a day off from schools? I don't think so. I bet that most kids who get off on that day probably don't think much about King or the civil rights movement, rather, they go home and absorb themselves in video games. If we want recognition so much for Dr. King, wouldn't it be best for there to be school, were teachers can actually teach kids, and talk with them about Dr. King and the civil rights movement?
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1/16/2012 3:02:25 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 2:56:59 PM, bhatti1020 wrote:
Should MLK day be a day off from schools? I don't think so. I bet that most kids who get off on that day probably don't think much about King or the civil rights movement, rather, they go home and absorb themselves in video games. If we want recognition so much for Dr. King, wouldn't it be best for there to be school, were teachers can actually teach kids, and talk with them about Dr. King and the civil rights movement?

I think they decided to make it a day off, simply to make it a day off, and its a good excuse I guess.

Also, for learning about him, and the CRM, its called History class.
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1/16/2012 3:04:34 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
MLK day is simply racism against whites. 'Nuff said.
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1/16/2012 3:06:29 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:04:34 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
MLK day is simply racism against whites. 'Nuff said.

Happy Hate Whitey Day!
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1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.
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1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.
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1/16/2012 3:19:56 PM
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All of you are moronic. MLK did not despise African Americans, and this is not what the day is supposed to represent.

Honestly, I bet that some of you would prefer that segregation still exist.
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1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

That was an example...
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1/16/2012 3:21:08 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:19:56 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
All of you are moronic. MLK did not despise African Americans, and this is not what the day is supposed to represent.

Honestly, I bet that some of you would prefer that segregation still exist.

No lol who wants that?
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1/16/2012 3:21:42 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:21:08 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:19:56 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
All of you are moronic. MLK did not despise African Americans, and this is not what the day is supposed to represent.

Honestly, I bet that some of you would prefer that segregation still exist.

No lol who wants that?

Knuckle
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1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...
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1/16/2012 3:22:17 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:21:42 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:08 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:19:56 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
All of you are moronic. MLK did not despise African Americans, and this is not what the day is supposed to represent.

Honestly, I bet that some of you would prefer that segregation still exist.

No lol who wants that?

Knuckle

hmmm okay maybe him lol
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1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?
Ren
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1/16/2012 3:24:59 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Because women's suffrage was part of the Civil Right's Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. is a more recognizable name.
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1/16/2012 3:26:01 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:24:59 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Because women's suffrage was part of the Civil Right's Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. is a more recognizable name.

It was? Hmm I thought the 19th Amendment was signed in the 20's but maybe I'm wrong... wait no not wrong.
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1/16/2012 3:27:49 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Society is largely sexist . . . and many individuals probably feel that African Americans and other minorities were harmed more than women were.

I personally would advocate having a Susan B. Anthony Day in addition to an MLK Day.
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1/16/2012 3:27:56 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:26:01 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:24:59 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Because women's suffrage was part of the Civil Right's Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. is a more recognizable name.

It was? Hmm I thought the 19th Amendment was signed in the 20's but maybe I'm wrong... wait no not wrong.

1964 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bars employment discrimination by private employers, employment agencies, and unions based on race, sex, and other grounds. To investigate complaints and enforce penalties, it establishes the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which receives 50,000 complaints of gender discrimination in its first five years.

1966 In response to EEOC inaction on employment discrimination complaints, twenty-eight women found the National Organization for Women to function as a civil rights organization for women.

1968 New York Radical Women garner media attention to the women's movement when they protest the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.

1968 The first national women's liberation conference is held in Chicago.

1968 The National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) is founded.

1968 National Welfare Rights Organization is formed by activists such as Johnnie Tillmon and Etta Horm. They have 22,000 members by 1969, but are unable to survive as an organization past 1975.

1968 Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) is first Black woman elected to the US Congress.

1970 Women's wages fall to 59 cents for every dollar earned by men. Although nonwhite women earn even less, the gap is closing between white women and women of color.

1970 The Equal Rights Amendment is reintroduced into Congress.

http://www.ibiblio.org...

Education.
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1/16/2012 3:30:48 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:27:56 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:26:01 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:24:59 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Because women's suffrage was part of the Civil Right's Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. is a more recognizable name.

It was? Hmm I thought the 19th Amendment was signed in the 20's but maybe I'm wrong... wait no not wrong.

1964 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bars employment discrimination by private employers, employment agencies, and unions based on race, sex, and other grounds. To investigate complaints and enforce penalties, it establishes the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which receives 50,000 complaints of gender discrimination in its first five years.

1966 In response to EEOC inaction on employment discrimination complaints, twenty-eight women found the National Organization for Women to function as a civil rights organization for women.

1968 New York Radical Women garner media attention to the women's movement when they protest the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.

1968 The first national women's liberation conference is held in Chicago.

1968 The National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) is founded.

1968 National Welfare Rights Organization is formed by activists such as Johnnie Tillmon and Etta Horm. They have 22,000 members by 1969, but are unable to survive as an organization past 1975.

1968 Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) is first Black woman elected to the US Congress.

1970 Women's wages fall to 59 cents for every dollar earned by men. Although nonwhite women earn even less, the gap is closing between white women and women of color.

1970 The Equal Rights Amendment is reintroduced into Congress.

http://www.ibiblio.org...

Education.

Wow Im impressed you celebrate MLK's liberation of women. Congrats. For me its about the whole black thing... That's my point. If we wanna do this why not add a Susan B Anthony day etc.
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1/16/2012 3:31:52 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:30:48 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:27:56 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:26:01 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:24:59 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Because women's suffrage was part of the Civil Right's Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. is a more recognizable name.

It was? Hmm I thought the 19th Amendment was signed in the 20's but maybe I'm wrong... wait no not wrong.

1964 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bars employment discrimination by private employers, employment agencies, and unions based on race, sex, and other grounds. To investigate complaints and enforce penalties, it establishes the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which receives 50,000 complaints of gender discrimination in its first five years.

1966 In response to EEOC inaction on employment discrimination complaints, twenty-eight women found the National Organization for Women to function as a civil rights organization for women.

1968 New York Radical Women garner media attention to the women's movement when they protest the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.

1968 The first national women's liberation conference is held in Chicago.

1968 The National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) is founded.

1968 National Welfare Rights Organization is formed by activists such as Johnnie Tillmon and Etta Horm. They have 22,000 members by 1969, but are unable to survive as an organization past 1975.

1968 Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) is first Black woman elected to the US Congress.

1970 Women's wages fall to 59 cents for every dollar earned by men. Although nonwhite women earn even less, the gap is closing between white women and women of color.

1970 The Equal Rights Amendment is reintroduced into Congress.

http://www.ibiblio.org...

Education.

Wow Im impressed you celebrate MLK's liberation of women. Congrats. For me its about the whole black thing... That's my point. If we wanna do this why not add a Susan B Anthony day etc.

Exactly.

How about you go fck yourself.
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1/16/2012 3:32:16 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:30:48 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:27:56 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:26:01 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:24:59 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:23:19 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:43 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:20:45 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:18:34 PM, Ren wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:17:16 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
To be quite honest we have a day off because of "black guilt". Other members of society who contributed in similar ways don't get a day off. If he had liberated the hispanics there wouldn't be a day for him.

I'm not a racist but those are the facts.

Wow.

If he had liberated the hispanics.

I was being retarded...

We don't have a Susan B Anthony day for example. Why not?

Because women's suffrage was part of the Civil Right's Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. is a more recognizable name.

It was? Hmm I thought the 19th Amendment was signed in the 20's but maybe I'm wrong... wait no not wrong.

1964 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bars employment discrimination by private employers, employment agencies, and unions based on race, sex, and other grounds. To investigate complaints and enforce penalties, it establishes the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which receives 50,000 complaints of gender discrimination in its first five years.

1966 In response to EEOC inaction on employment discrimination complaints, twenty-eight women found the National Organization for Women to function as a civil rights organization for women.

1968 New York Radical Women garner media attention to the women's movement when they protest the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.

1968 The first national women's liberation conference is held in Chicago.

1968 The National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) is founded.

1968 National Welfare Rights Organization is formed by activists such as Johnnie Tillmon and Etta Horm. They have 22,000 members by 1969, but are unable to survive as an organization past 1975.

1968 Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) is first Black woman elected to the US Congress.

1970 Women's wages fall to 59 cents for every dollar earned by men. Although nonwhite women earn even less, the gap is closing between white women and women of color.

1970 The Equal Rights Amendment is reintroduced into Congress.

http://www.ibiblio.org...

Education.

Wow Im impressed you celebrate MLK's liberation of women. Congrats. For me its about the whole black thing... That's my point. If we wanna do this why not add a Susan B Anthony day etc.

We should add a Susan B. Anthony Day, but this is not an excuse to not have an MLK Day. If you agree with the SBA Day, you should advocate for it instead of condemning the existence of MLK Day.
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1/16/2012 3:52:56 PM
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since when was MLK day hate whitey day? Quit making yourself out to be a victim.I could only see that if it was Malcom X day, and even he, near the e nd of his life became a mainstream muslim and accepted all races.
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1/16/2012 4:00:11 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 1/16/2012 3:21:42 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:21:08 PM, ConservativePolitico wrote:
At 1/16/2012 3:19:56 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
All of you are moronic. MLK did not despise African Americans, and this is not what the day is supposed to represent.

Honestly, I bet that some of you would prefer that segregation still exist.

No lol who wants that?

Knuckle

lol.
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1/16/2012 5:34:37 PM
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As much as I criticize MLK, I despise Susan B. Anthony.
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1/16/2012 5:36:29 PM
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"A revealing religious breakdown of votes on an 1877 women's suffrage referendum was presented in a report by a Colorado feminist. She explained that the Methodists (the most strongly pietistic) were "for us," the (less pietistic) Presbyterians and Episcopalians "fairly so," while the Roman Catholics "were not all against us" – clearly they were expected to be.18 And, testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of women's suffrage in 1880, Susan B. Anthony presented her own explanation of the Colorado vote:

'In Colorado. . . 6,666 men vote 'Yes.' Now, I am going to describe the men who voted 'Yes.' They were native-born men, temperance men, cultivated, broad, generous, just men, men who think. On the other hand, 16,007 voted 'No.' Now, I am going to describe that class of voters. In the southern part of that State are Mexicans, who speak the Spanish language. . . . The vast population of Colorado is made up of that class of people. I was sent out to speak in a voting precinct having 200 voters; 150 of those voters were Mexican greasers, 40 of them foreign-born citizens, and just 10 of them were born in this country; and I was supposed to be competent to convert those men to let me have so much right in this Government as they had. . .'" - Murray Rothbard
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1/16/2012 5:38:29 PM
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At 1/16/2012 5:36:29 PM, Reasoning wrote:
"A revealing religious breakdown of votes on an 1877 women's suffrage referendum was presented in a report by a Colorado feminist. She explained that the Methodists (the most strongly pietistic) were "for us," the (less pietistic) Presbyterians and Episcopalians "fairly so," while the Roman Catholics "were not all against us" – clearly they were expected to be.18 And, testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of women's suffrage in 1880, Susan B. Anthony presented her own explanation of the Colorado vote:

'In Colorado. . . 6,666 men vote 'Yes.' Now, I am going to describe the men who voted 'Yes.' They were native-born men, temperance men, cultivated, broad, generous, just men, men who think. On the other hand, 16,007 voted 'No.' Now, I am going to describe that class of voters. In the southern part of that State are Mexicans, who speak the Spanish language. . . . The vast population of Colorado is made up of that class of people. I was sent out to speak in a voting precinct having 200 voters; 150 of those voters were Mexican greasers, 40 of them foreign-born citizens, and just 10 of them were born in this country; and I was supposed to be competent to convert those men to let me have so much right in this Government as they had. . .'" - Murray Rothbard

Ouch.....

She does seem like she was kinda nasty lady. But, then again, lots of history-makers are pretty nasty. :l
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