Sherwin P. Hicks (V935CF54@TEMPLEVM.BITNET)
Fri, 21 Oct 1994 12:49:35 EDT

Here is an example of the weak replies I've been receiving. Most
seem to say the same thing as this one.

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On Thu, 20 Oct 1994 14:39:35 EDT ro said:
>To Mr. Hicks, As I was reading your message regarding " White Supremacy" I
>could'nt help but wonder the point you are trying to get across. It appears to

The point is that there is toomuch focus on proving African-Americans inferior.

>me that there is an extreme amount of anger that you have built up against the
>white race. Did you ever hear of " Practice what you preach". Do you think you

I think I'm angry about the effect of past events.

>are helping the problem of racism with your negative attitude towards the issue
>I as a white person feel the pressures of racism all around me, everyday I walk
Do you have racism confused with another term, possible prejudice?? In order
to feel racism you would have to be belong to a race of people who are
economically, politically, and/or educationally deprived by another race.
Theoretically speaking, it's not possible for anyone with melanin in their
skin to enforce racist policies because they lack the economic, and political
tools. Therefore, a white women would not feel the effects of racism all
around her on Temple's campus.

>through campus. It is about time people like yourself stop placing blame and do
> something to help the problem instead of stirring up negative feelings towards
> the issue. It is people like you who keep racism alive. Your Quote's do not
>mean squat! Racism is everyones fault and it is everyones obligation to try and

Are you saying what I think you're saying??? Are you saying that since I,m a
victim of racism it's my fault????????? Please explain.

> correct the problem. So get off your high horse and stop preaching!

First of all, I don't have a horse. Secondly, I like preaching!!!!!!!!!!!!!