Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing
Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2001
June 13th, 2001
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By Joey Clarke
If there's one clear feature of T&T's social structure, it's that we are racially conscious, and in all the wrong ways. We are so far from HIM Sellassie's ideal where someone's race "is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes."; We have been so mentally tangled and mangled by ourselves as well as by those who imported us, that a lot of people don't even realize how racist they are. It's easy to spot people who openly attribute their bad attitude to the sins and follies of "the other", but there are other forms of racial prejudice that are harder to spot.
Hypocrisy is the problem here. Sometimes it's unintentional, and comes from having not thought things through, or from not having looked critically enough at one's self. Here are a few types i would class as hypocritical racists, as a guide to those who may not spot it at first. More
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