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Re: “Go on and be racist

White privilege is a myth. This author is a racist

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Posted by Christopher Joose Loosely Stalcup on 12/29/2014 at 1:34 AM

Re: “Go on and be racist

Great piece.

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Posted by Amanda Pagliarini Howard on 12/28/2014 at 10:29 PM

Re: “Go on and be racist

My great grandparents arrived at Ellis Island between 1912 and 1922, fleeing war and poverty. They all settled in a small immigrant mill town in upstate New York. I grew up hearing racist jabs not about the black community, but about how my Polish dad married my Italian mom. (They each agreed on only one thing: that the other side could not cook.) So it's frustrating to read an article that appears to suggest I am inherently racist or should be contrite on behalf of complete and utter strangers who only generally share my complexion. The history of slavery and racial oppression, coupled with recent headlines in the United States today is appalling. But please don't lump everyone to the left side of the Cover Girl concealer pallet together. The true privilege I enjoy is being your fellow American and Charlottean. Our differences are a strength, not a weakness.

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Posted by CLT_mom on 12/28/2014 at 8:40 PM

Re: “NAACP calls on faith-based leaders to treat HIV like a social justice issue

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Posted by Joel Candra on 12/28/2014 at 6:07 PM

Re: “Economic mobility task force hampered by N.C. law

The only direction in which the government mobilizes people is DOWNWARD. Consider that in 1968 the minimum wage was $1.25 and it had the equivalent purchasing power of $15 in today's money. Note those last three words: IN TODAY'S MONEY. Had the government not engaged in a systematic destruction of currency, both via the Federal Reserve and by abandoning copper/silver/gold coins, there would have been NO inflation and the working poor would have the same purchasing power today that they did back then. If you take five silver quarters from the 1960s and melt them down, the price of the silver is $15. Funny how that works....

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Posted by John Q. Public on 12/28/2014 at 12:34 PM

Re: “Go on and be racist

Boom

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Posted by Charles Easley on 12/28/2014 at 8:24 AM

Re: “Go on and be racist

I think i love you. This is artwork. This will make many white people roll their eyes.

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Posted by Jay-r Ballard on 12/27/2014 at 11:39 PM

Re: “NAACP calls on faith-based leaders to treat HIV like a social justice issue

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Posted by Peter Omokhodion on 12/27/2014 at 9:35 PM

Re: “Go on and be racist

Very well written piece. Really gets someone thinking.

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Posted by Kym Morgan on 12/27/2014 at 4:39 PM

Re: “Go on and be racist

👍

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Posted by Kathy Jobcreator Thomas-Massey on 12/27/2014 at 11:42 AM

Re: “Economic mobility task force hampered by N.C. law

Oh good. Politicians are going to pay themselves and a few supporters to operate yet another task force. Well, that will help increase THEIR income.

The sooner the GOP abandons the delusion that wealth trickles down like rain from the beneficence of the rich upon the poor, the sooner the economy will recover. Wealth flows UP via consumer spending to the people providing good or services that the working class needs or wants. The Reagan and Bush tax cuts are strangling the middle class. We need to stop measuring the economy by measuring it's effect on investors and begin measuring the purchasing power of the average citizen. THAT is the engine that drives the economy.

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Posted by DLP on 12/24/2014 at 8:56 AM

Re: “NAACP calls on faith-based leaders to treat HIV like a social justice issue

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Posted by John Wills on 12/23/2014 at 8:51 PM

Re: “NAACP calls on faith-based leaders to treat HIV like a social justice issue

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Posted by John Wills on 12/23/2014 at 8:51 PM

Re: “Greed seen as the church's top problem — so why isn't Elevation angrier at pastor's excess?

Tyler, you appear to know just enough about tithing to be dangerous. Those who promote tithing don't know that it was only landowners who tithed - not tent makers or carpenters or any other worker. If you look at the descriptions of what tithes were, they were only food. (Leviticus 27:30-32)

Second, first fruits had nothing to do with tithes - they fit in a hand-held basket. (Deut. 26:2).

Third, not only did the poor not tithe, they were to "eat their fill" from the tithes. (Deut. 14:22-29, Deut. 26:12)

Fourth, as Christians, we don't follow the Old Covenant. Paul clearly speaks against that in many places, but see Galatians 3 for a clear warning - to those who wish to live under the curse of the law. Read Acts 15 to see what the disciples had to say about following Old Testament law.

The New Testament teaches how to give freely and not under compulsion in 2 Corinthians 8 & 9

"Some people have...turned to meaningless talk, desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make assertions." –Paul, 1 Timothy 1:6-7

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Posted by Chuck Wells on 12/19/2014 at 11:33 PM

Re: “North Carolina's vague cyberstalking law makes it difficult for victims

Is it true she's dating the detective handling the case?

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Posted by Mumsfordwife on 12/19/2014 at 2:45 PM

Re: “The Unofficial Underwear Issue

According to the Museum of Menstruation, women’s underwear as we know it today (close fitting briefs), didn’t exist until the 1930s. Of course there was the pair in the Austrian floorboards, but it is safe to assume that, tucked away as they were, they did not influence 20th century fashions. The first mention of “briefs” (so brief! Barely pantaloons at all!) the museum could find was in the Sears Roebuck catalog of 1935, where special mention was made that they were “every day” briefs. This harkens back to the nuanced world of menstruation containment. Before women wore fitted underpants every day, they wore them only monthly, to keep pads in place. Some historians believe the menstrual brief was designed based on diapers, which in turn inspired the prototype of all modern women’s underwear.

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Posted by less-is-best on 12/17/2014 at 2:52 PM

Re: “A look at why the African-American cultural scene struggles to thrive in Charlotte

This article really summed up everything for me. I would describe myself as being professional but down-to-earth, edgy, single, 40s, African American, highly educated and a bit of a wanderer. I'm drawn to urban, cultural, intellectually stimulating cities. I moved to CLT a little over two years ago having never visited the city for a job opportunity (1st mistake). Based on what I heard about the city; "mini-Atlanta", "on-the-come-up", "thriving culture", etc., I thought perfect! Charlotte would be an ok place to live for a while. So, I took a chance and migrated all the way to NC sight-un-seen. (2nd mistake) In other words, I fell for the hype big time. Man was I bamboozled!!! Charlotte fell way short of my expectations. And the mini-Atlanta comments are far from true. I found it to be sorely lacking socially. The Queen City lacks something and I can't really put my fingers on it. I'll describe it as very sleepy, boondock-ish & ultra corn-fed country. In fact, it was the most depressing & lonely experience of my life. Some days when I start second guessing myself and start thinking that PERHAPS I didn't give the city enough of a chance, articles like this serve as validation.

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Posted by Pebbles on 12/17/2014 at 12:02 AM

Re: “North Carolina's vague cyberstalking law makes it difficult for victims

Not to piggyback from what that V for Vendetta stated but things that were overexaggerated in the article is the victim moving from her residence of 10 years which was not true. She had only lived in her residence for less then 2 years. Also missing is the history the two have had in the courts previously which is public record which shows a previous restraining order that was tossed out and a previous criminal case that the woman never showed up to court for. Also we at /b/ have seen the multiple messages sent out from the woman in the article to the various members of a facebook user who is connected to the accused. You have not fact checked all sides just one side. If you need to confirm this there is a facebook user by the name of Atom Kane who can verify this woman sent these messages stalking the accused. Fact check that then visit our board at /b/

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Posted by We are Anonymous on 12/15/2014 at 7:15 PM

Re: “North Carolina's vague cyberstalking law makes it difficult for victims

This article is not a farce. It was fact checked and confirmed by multiple sources. It's intent is to call out serious flaws in our justice system for victims of this ever-increasing crime seeking assistance. We chose to highlight two women's stories as examples of these flaws. Thank you for reading.

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Posted by Erin Tracy-Blackwood on 12/15/2014 at 6:04 PM

Re: “North Carolina's vague cyberstalking law makes it difficult for victims

Here are the fake profiles the lady in this article created to send messages to the accused friends on Facebook. That's why there are two sides to every story. There is a facebook group called This is my story that the accused created detailing the messages that this woman In this article sent to him and his family throughtout this ordeal. The family reported the threatening messages to the Detective investigating the case but because of his relationship to the supposed victim he did not pursue it and is currently being investigated by I.A. http://i.instagram.com/stalkerpatroling/ or https://m.facebook.com/home.php?refsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2Fhome.php&refid=8&_rdr#!/profile.php?id=1027279317
The Facebook profile in question sent multiple messages to various friends of the accused on Facebook in attempts to locate him and sent msgs stating he had bothered her along with other harassing messages. The profile picture on the fb page is also the same one that is used in the supposed victims mobile uploads seen on Facebook that has been identified to her. Even if the profile is removed the msgs sent by her can't be and the fb login is traceable to her I.P. This whole article is a farce and we support the accused based on the evidence.

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Posted by V for Vendetta on 12/14/2014 at 5:02 PM

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