Difference between revisions of "Reverse racism"

From Conservapedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (2008 Presidential elections: grammar)
(References: clean up & uniformity)
 
(37 intermediate revisions by 17 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Reverse Racism''' is the the unique and deliberate focus on race, an attempt to discredit others for racism while claiming to be race neutral. Most users of this term are unapologetic about racial bias, refer to groups, whether guilty or innocent, as oppressors that need to be exposed. It is subtle in its use, deceiving and  discriminating. Reverse racism is considered hate speech and affects all races and religious groups whether black or white, [[Christian]] or [[Jew]].
+
'''Reverse Racism''' is [[racism]] by or for the benefit of groups that have historically been the victims of racism. As such, it does not refer to the "reverse" of racism, but to a reversal in the ''direction'' of racism.
  
 +
Example of reverse racism include:
 +
* [[Racial quota]]s for employment or education, which give minority groups an advantage
 +
* Racial rhetoric used by minority group leaders, directed against majority groups
 +
* [[Affirmative action]]
  
==2008 Presidential elections==
+
==See also==
The race for President is not without the injection of racism charges. The first African-American [[Democrat Obama]] running against a white [[Republican McCain]]. McCain is an honorable person as proven by his 28 years of elected office and his dedication to this country during a time of war. This has not stopped his opponents from trying to associate him with racism by means of reverse racism.
+
 
+
===Examples===
+
*[[NYTimes]], [[McCain]] ad that likened [[Obama]]'s celebrity status to lightweight celebrities like Paris Hilton and Britney Spears, Obama suggested three times on Wednesday that the McCain campaign was trying to scare voters with racial appeals. <ref>[http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/clay-waters/2008/08/01/nyt-calls-mccain-ad-racist-mccain-camp-likens-editors-kos-kids NYT Calls McCain Ad Racist, McCain Camp Likens Editors to Kos Kids] NewsBusters.org, August 1, 2008</ref> <ref>[http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=ZjI2NzFlYzZmNDRiNzkyNzU1YzJiZWZhYmFlNmJkYmQ= Obama’s Racism Card] NationalReviewOnline, August 1, 2008</ref>
+
 
+
*[[Time]] [[Magazine]] writes, Obama's [[Fannie Mae]] connections are completely fair game. But this ad doesn't even mention a far more significant tie. Instead, it relies on a fleeting and tenuous reference in a Washington Post Style section story to suggest that Obama's principal economic adviser is former Fannie Mae Chairman Frank Raines. Why? One reason might be that Johnson is white; Raines is black. Consider McCain's new ad, which the campaign says it will be airing nationally: ''Sinister images of two black men'', followed by one of a vulnerable-looking elderly white woman. <ref>[http://time-blog.com/swampland/2008/09/mccain_plays_the_race_card.html McCain Plays the Race Card] TIME, September 18, 2008</ref>
+
 
+
*Democratic congressman from Georgia, [[John Lewis]] drew a rhetorical line connecting McCain to the white segregationist [[Alabama]] [[governor]] [[George Wallace]], and through Wallace to the 1963 church bombing in [[Birmingham]] that killed four girls. <ref>[http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2008/10/12/john-lewis-smears-mccain-enabling-racist-violence-wapo-sugar-coats-it-bl John Lewis Smears McCain As Enabling Racist Violence; WaPo Sugar-Coats It In Blandness] NewsBusters.org, October 12, 2008</ref> Obama and the Democratic national party, distanced themselves, no rebuke, no apologies of Lewis's comments to McCain from either.
+
 
+
*[[Washington Post]] editoral, "''false claims that Obama is [[Muslim]], that he trained to overthrow the government and that he was educated in Wahhabi schools are a standard part of the political discussion. These fake stories come from voices on the ultra right that have dabbled in other forms of conspiracy, including classic [[anti-Semitism]].''" <ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/13/AR2008101302173.html?hpid=opinionsbox1 McCain and the Raging Right] Washington Post, October 15, 2008</ref>
+
 
+
*The [[Associated Press]] claimed, "''even mentioning the association with Ayers, as Sarah Palin did in a speech earlier in the week, signifies a hidden 'racial tinge.''" <ref>[http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/10/09/beck.issues/index.html Obama doesn't make you a racist] CNN, October 9, 2008</ref>
+
 
+
*In a statement Obama repeated three times, he said what George Bush and John McCain are ''“going to try to do is make you scared of me. You know, he’s not patriotic enough. He’s got a funny name. You know, he doesn’t look like all those other presidents on those dollar bills.”'' Neither has done any such thing, of course. McCain has distanced himself from attacks with the remotest hint of racial undertones. <ref>[http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=ZjI2NzFlYzZmNDRiNzkyNzU1YzJiZWZhYmFlNmJkYmQ= Obama’s Racism Card] NationalReviewOnline, August 1, 2008</ref> One small ad afterward with Obama on the hundred dollar bill to highlight what Obama said. <ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDTJDv4hevU John McCain's Youtube Account]</ref>
+
 
+
==Also See==
+
 
* [[Bradley effect]]
 
* [[Bradley effect]]
 
* [[Racism]]
 
* [[Racism]]
 +
* [[Race baiting]]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
Line 26: Line 15:
  
 
[[Category:Psychology]]
 
[[Category:Psychology]]
 +
[[Category:Liberal Traits]]

Latest revision as of 16:38, 27 June 2016

Reverse Racism is racism by or for the benefit of groups that have historically been the victims of racism. As such, it does not refer to the "reverse" of racism, but to a reversal in the direction of racism.

Example of reverse racism include:

  • Racial quotas for employment or education, which give minority groups an advantage
  • Racial rhetoric used by minority group leaders, directed against majority groups
  • Affirmative action

See also

References