[Marxism] Gender-Race Interactions

Ruthless Critic of All that Exists ok.president+marxml at gmail.com
Thu May 29 08:07:36 MDT 2008


On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Charles Brown
<charlesb at cncl.ci.detroit.mi.us> wrote:

> CB: Most important issue with respect to race is the large number of
> _Whites_ who are "energized" for Barry.  That is new, and that is where
> the movement to end racism must occur. The end of racism won't be Black
> people supporting Blacks. Black people already do that. It will be a
> change in the conduct and attitude of Whites toward Blacks.  Obama's
> campaign is giving large numbers of Whites the opportunity to
> demonstrate anti-racism. That gives real hope for the struggle against
> racism, and the unity of the working class.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Steffie Brooks <steffie.brooks at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, May 27, 2008 at 1:40 AM


http://www.progressive.org/mag_reed0508/

Obama No
By Adolph Reed Jr., May 2008 Issue

 A friend said that Obama's campaign, in stressing
his appeal to rapturous children and liberal, glamorous yuppies,
offers vicarious identification with these groups, as well as the
chance to become sort of black in that ultra-safe and familiar theme
park way.




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