Fifty Years On

August 28, 2013

7 Responses to “Fifty Years On”

  1. physioprof Says:

    It’s a good thing those clever right-wingers finally figured out that what he *really* meant by “judge not by the color of their skin…” isn’t that racist white motherfuckers should stop being racist white motherfuckers, but that black people should stop pointing out that racist white motherfuckers keep being racist white motherfuckers.


  2. Busy Says:

    Actually they are correct that there is no good reason for the “white” annotation there. We should carry on pointing out that they are racist motherfuckers. The particular color of their skin is rather irrelevant.

    I couldn’t care less if a racist motherfucker is yellow, white, black, brown or whatever racial label you want to hang on said RMFs. I despise them all equally, because I judge them by the content of their (fetid) character, not the color of their skin.


  3. Neuro-conservative Says:

    I’m sure Dr. King would be proud.


  4. Dave Says:

    The supreme court says that racism is over. So it must be true……right? Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight?


  5. Grumble Says:

    That speech is just incredible. I don’t think I’ve ever heard (or read) one more stirring. Has any public figure’s speech since then become so powerfully lodged in the nation’s conscience?


  6. sciencedude Says:

    I share MLKs dream, but every time I apply for a job or a grant, or fill out virtually any other form, I am always asked to identify my skin color.


  7. DrugMonkey Says:

    Pretty sure you can refuse to answer that question without consequences.


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