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ramage wrote: Colin Kapernick, adopted by a white couple, raised in a middle class environment is outspoken about the oppression by the white race. Barack Obama, a white mother, reared by white grandparents in an upper middle class environment, identifies as a black in the fight with the oppression. Kamala Harris, daughter of a Jamaican father and an Indian mother identifies as a black.
I have to wonder what perhaps in their childhood fostered their beliefs. Was it that the color of their skin was different than that of their family? Isn't that the definition of racism?
No, I would not have, even without recognizing where this quote came from. Once I Googled it, even less so. Biden is famous for his poor choice of words, but it doesn't mean that he's racist and the person about whom he was speaking took no offense.
Would the following be considered a racist statement? ""I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy," ..... "I mean, that's a storybook,...