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I like this quote from the article:

Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver, who has publicly expressed his support for minor league teams in the past, said he would not do the same for this team.

"As a sports enthusiast, I have always supported bringing more sporting activities to Augusta," he said. "However, in this instance I could not support in good conscience bringing in a team that did not fit with the spirit of inclusiveness that I, along with many others, have worked so hard to foster in our city."

Clint Bryant, athletic director at Augusta State University, laughed when he heard the news.

"It's so absurd, it's funny, but it gives you an idea of the sickness of our society" he said. "It shows you what lengths people will go to just to be mean-spirited. I think at any basketball level, no matter if it's all black, all white, all Hispanic, all Asian or anyone else, the players should just be a basketball team."

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Once all Black, all Chinese, all Arabic, all etc. groups have been abolished I honestly don't think this basketball league is any more in the wrong. In fact it is more politically correct for any race other than the white race to act in racist ways due to the media spurred paranoia. Want proof? Watch some stand up comedy with white people the butt of the jokes or better yet become friends with a bunch Black or Arabic people, they can get away with things that whites can't because of the finger always getting pointed one way. I wish all racism could get abolished but it cannot happen until all other factions are treated as equal opposition to the goal. It is a myth that racism starts and ends with the white race, because we are all human and we all have potential for racial bias.

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An all-white basketball league? Reminds me of this...

Nothing spells awkward quite like 10 white guys all trying to play basketball...

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Once all Black, all Chinese, all Arabic, all etc. groups have been abolished I honestly don't think this basketball league is any more in the wrong. In fact it is more politically correct for any race other than the white race to act in racist ways due to the media spurred paranoia. Want proof? Watch some stand up comedy with white people the butt of the jokes or better yet become friends with a bunch Black or Arabic people, they can get away with things that whites can't because of the finger always getting pointed one way. I wish all racism could get abolished but it cannot happen until all other factions are treated as equal opposition to the goal. It is a myth that racism starts and ends with the white race, because we are all human and we all have potential for racial bias.

Not to mention things such as all black schools, churches and other such things. Yet if you had an all white school people would freak. Heck in Canada its more about Native Americans at the place where I work they had Native Specific Job postings, I can't bid on those jobs, yet the normal bids white people or Natives can apply for the same job.

Racism is definitely going to weird places now a days.

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[quote name='Kristian_Huselius wrote:


FlmsFnWindsor']Once all Black, all Chinese, all Arabic, all etc. groups have been abolished I honestly don't think this basketball league is any more in the wrong. In fact it is more politically correct for any race other than the white race to act in racist ways due to the media spurred paranoia. Want proof? Watch some stand up comedy with white people the butt of the jokes or better yet become friends with a bunch Black or Arabic people, they can get away with things that whites can't because of the finger always getting pointed one way. I wish all racism could get abolished but it cannot happen until all other factions are treated as equal opposition to the goal. It is a myth that racism starts and ends with the white race, because we are all human and we all have potential for racial bias.

Not to mention things such as all black schools, churches and other such things. Yet if you had an all white school people would freak. Heck in Canada its more about Native Americans at the place where I work they had Native Specific Job postings, I can't bid on those jobs, yet the normal bids white people or Natives can apply for the same job.

Racism is definitely going to weird places now a days.

Well black churches are all inclusive, you will not get kicked out for being white (etc.), lol. They just appeal to black people more, hence the overall makeup of the congregation. (Over the last ten years my two serious long term relationships have been with black women I divorced #1 and am engaged to #2) 

I do agree with you to a point on the native bit. I am not native (well we all are more or less lol) but I know enough that Canada and the US screwed over the natives so badly throughout history. I still hear about natives getting messed with by the police on the news every year... at least in the USA they have some nice casinos but I don't know how fairly the money is distributed.

We all know pretty much why groups have been formed for different ethnicities and rightly so, but where I am from here in Windsor it has become such a cultural melting pot that white is no longer the most common race.

So at what point is it politically correct for white people to form a group?

Or at what point is it obsolete or destructive toward social harmony to have racial groups?

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[quote name='Kristian_Huselius wrote:


FlmsFnWindsor']Once all Black, all Chinese, all Arabic, all etc. groups have been abolished I honestly don't think this basketball league is any more in the wrong. In fact it is more politically correct for any race other than the white race to act in racist ways due to the media spurred paranoia. Want proof? Watch some stand up comedy with white people the butt of the jokes or better yet become friends with a bunch Black or Arabic people, they can get away with things that whites can't because of the finger always getting pointed one way. I wish all racism could get abolished but it cannot happen until all other factions are treated as equal opposition to the goal. It is a myth that racism starts and ends with the white race, because we are all human and we all have potential for racial bias.

Not to mention things such as all black schools, churches and other such things. Yet if you had an all white school people would freak. Heck in Canada its more about Native Americans at the place where I work they had Native Specific Job postings, I can't bid on those jobs, yet the normal bids white people or Natives can apply for the same job.

Racism is definitely going to weird places now a days.

Well black churches are all inclusive, youwill not get kicked out for being white (etc.), lol. They just appealto black people more, hence the overall makeup of the congregation.(Over the last ten years my two serious long term relationships havebeen with black women I divorced #1 and am engaged to #2) 

I doagree with you to a point on the native bit. I am not native (well weall are more or less lol) but I know enough that Canada and the USscrewed over the natives so badly throughout history. I still hearabout natives getting messed with by the police on the news everyyear... at least in the USA they have some nice casinos but I don'tknow how fairly the money is distributed.

We all know pretty much why groups have been formed for differentethnicities and rightly so, but where I am from here in Windsor it hasbecome such a cultural melting pot that white is no longer the mostcommon race.

So at what point is it politically correct for white people to form a group?

Or at what point is it obsolete or destructive toward social harmony to have racial groups?

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Sorry for ruining your thread Peeps by getting all technical lol.

If only they started a hockey team instead, chances are it would be all white even if it wasn't specified. roll.gif

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I can only imagine the names for the teams.....

Minnesota White Sheets

New York Cross Burners

Manitoba Noose

Carolina Confederates

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TheAce']I can only imagine the names for the teams.....

Minnesota White Sheets

New York Cross Burners

Manitoba Noose

Carolina Confederates

Tampa Bay White-ning

Chicago No-Black - Hawks

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[quote name='TheAce wrote:


RML1421 wrote:

TheAce']I can only imagine the names for the teams.....

Minnesota White Sheets

New York Cross Burners

Manitoba Noose

Carolina Confederates

Tampa Bay White-ning

Chicago No-Black - Hawks

Chicago White-Hawks

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[quote name='TheAce wrote:


RML1421 wrote:

TheAce']I can only imagine the names for the teams.....

Minnesota White Sheets

New York Cross Burners

Manitoba Noose

Carolina Confederates

Tampa Bay White-ning

Chicago No-Black - Hawks

   laugh.gif 

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[quote name='bigchief wrote:


TheAce wrote:

RML1421']Tampa Bay White-ning

Chicago No-Black - Hawks

Chicago White-Hawks

Washington Redskins necks

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Google Don Lewis. He's a former wrestling promoter. As in, do anything to try to get coverage. The more outrageous the better.

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