Solutions to better race relations...

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    There has to be solutions. We spend a great deal of time pointing out differences and wrongs but what if we all spent the same time looking for solutions? My first instinct was, no way will race relations ever be great because of this this this this. But, we have blacks and whites working together in sports, on films, in music, ect. I watched the film about the football team where D Washington I think became coach. The team was able to work together, took some time but they did.

    What will it take to live in harmony and stop hating each other or injecting poison when we ought to work towards coming together. Listen, we all were created by God and Jesus died for each and every one of us. Hopefully we can stop talking at each other and really try to start talking to each other.
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    Get the admin out of here and it will get better. They have fractured this country so bad and taken back race relations 50 years.
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    I'll be honest, I've been thinking about this for days. How can I, a white man, make thing better? I work hard for my family, serve an amazing God, home school my kids, pay my taxes, follow my country's laws, help others when in need, take responsibility for my actions, live within my means, love my wife and kids, and occasional go fishing. To be frank, I'm a little wore out.

    I grew up in Sanford, never had issues with any race, nor do I now. I'm just not sure what else I can do.
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    dadx4^^This and the media stoking the endemic disease to pandemic proportions.
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    We could start by having overpaid black athletes not twitter stupid comments just because a jury didn't convict a Hispanic guy they decided they hated.
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    Sorry, but it will not happen until the racial "activists" can no longer fleece the liberal white elite for funds every time a "bankable" incident occurs. This (the Trayvon Martin incident) has been and continues to be a "profitable" event for the Rent a Riot Race Baiting Reverends.
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    How about not having a racist President and AG. That would be a great start.
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    You provided the solution!
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    What do those that work together have in common? They are all working for a common goal.
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    Classic projection

    The solution is to look in the mirror
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    How will believing that particular Christian dogma be a solution? What practical answer does it provide?
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    Pretty easy once you have humbled yourself to the amazing grace and sovereignty of God.

    supremacy of man vs Supremacy of God

    We live in a depraved world and until Jesus returns there will unfortunately be racial prejudices and racism...
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    How quickly white conservatives have picked up the victim role that they once championed against

    These bad race relations aren't broadly a white/black thing, but specifically a conservative white versus black thing...it's conservatives constantly pointing the finger at blacks and its been the conservative social mindset through out our history that fought to prevent racial progress

    Obama has not personally strained race relations, his election just brought out what was already there. Prejudice and blame.

    Take some freakin responsibility instead of giving away your power so easily!!!
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    While I don't agree with your premise. I am curious...

    Do you think the DOJ will investigate the alleged attacks in the name of Martin for civil rights violations?
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    Sorry Junior, you and the rest of the liberals have created this. You convinced blacks that they could not succeed on their own. They needed quotas and affirmative action. Forced hiring takes incentive out of preparing for the work place. You get a job because the employer has to hire you or I can go on some liberal government assistance program. Liberalism is and has been the biggest hindrance for blacks to overcome and only when they, as many are beginning to do,understand that they can achieve success just like any other person in this country and don't need some crying ass hand holding liberal to do it for them they will rise out of the projects and overcome the liberal mindset they have been indoctrinated with.
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    I think the bigger issue is how why stop racism from being taught within black communities. The liberals have enabled it for decades because it fits their adgenda. What is sad, is that there may have been or could be in the future, some kid in those projects who could have the ability to find a cure for cancer, but thanks to our liberal society and the race hustlers, these kids will be kept in the ghettos as pawns. I think there is great opportunity for this Country to see black communities become successful American communities. We are all American's but unfortunately certain political groups and people continue he to line their pockets. Kind of like Obama, always campaigning and acting like their are unseen forces preventing him from succeeding. The liberals have gotten very good at this game.
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    It's simple. People in power prey on minorities of low socioeconomic status for votes, dollars, power, and prestige. It's as simple as that.

    It's class warfare sliced and diced another way.

    It comes down to those folks in a position of power persuading the poor that they are victims. That someone is out to get them. Depending on the theme or the subgroup the boogeyman can e wall st, Walmart, conservatives, the police, whites, the rich, etc.

    While class is the easy target, all groups get played by the elites. An obvious case here is foreign policy. There is always a boogeyman

    Its all the same play book.
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    Christianity allows us to perceive other Christians as brothers and sisters in the family of God. That is a bond that triumphs over the divisions of racism. I know this personally because I live with a black man. We treat one another like brothers because we are brothers in the family of God. And when we wrong one another we understand that justice has been served because Jesus paid for our sins. So we forgive one another because we know that justice has already been served for the wrongs that we do to one another.

    This past week my parents housed some Christian campus ministers from South Africa. All four of them were black. I spent a lot of time with them. The common bond that we have with our Savior brought us together. We went to show them the Swamp. We walked some stadiums and then we prayed together in North Endzone stands at the very top as the sun was setting. We prayed for their ministry in South Africa, and we prayed for race relations here in the United States and in South Africa. It was something that was a great joy to be apart of.

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