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Prime Minister makes racial comments on Obama
Posted 1/20/09
even if it was meant as a joke, it was still a bad move.
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tan and being dark are two things...think deeper
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Definitions of racism on the Web:

the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
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Racism, by its simplest definition, is discrimination based on the racial groups to which people belong. People with racist beliefs might hate certain groups of people according to their racial groups. ...
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The belief that each race has distinct and intrinsic attributes; The belief that one race is superior to all others; Prejudice or discrimination ...
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racist - based on racial intolerance; "racist remarks"
racist - discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion
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Racists is a 2006 novel by Kunal Basu about a scientific experiment in the mid-19th century in which a white girl and a black boy are raised ...
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Racist - Playing the race card is an idiomatic phrase referring to an allegation raised against a person who has brought the issue of race or racism into a ...
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racist - An advocate of racism; Of, relating to, or advocating racism
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Prejudice or discrimination based on an individual's race; can be expressed individually or through institutional policies or practices. ...
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Racism is prejudice or discrimination based on the belief that race is the primary factor determining human traits and abilities. Racism includes the belief that genetic or inherited differences produce the inherent superiority or inferiority of one race over another. ...
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refers to beliefs and practices that assume inherent and significant differences exist between the genetics of various groups of human beings; that assume these differences can be measured on a scale of "superior" to "inferior"; and that result in the social, political and economic advantage of ...
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An ideology based on the idea that humans can be separated into distinct racial groups and that these groups can be ranked on a hierarchy of intelligence, ability, morality etc. See: ETHNOCENTRISM / RACE / .
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is racial prejudice plus power. Racism is the intentional or unintentional use of power to isolate, separate and exploit others. This use of power is based on a belief in superior origin, identity of supposed racial characteristics. ...
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defined broadly as stigmatization of those we perceive as different from us; defined specifically as the doctrine that inherent differences among ...
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The doctrine that race is the basic determinant of human abilities and that, therefore, the various racial groups constitute a hierarchy in which one group is properly regarded as superior to others. Racism has also been defined using the following formula: Power+Prejudice=Racism. ...
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is power plus racial prejudice, a system that leads to the oppression of or discrimination against, specific racial or ethnic groups.
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is ‘allowing prejudice to determine the way power is used to the personal, social or institutional detriment of ethnic minority individuals or communities’ (The Methodist Church, Faithful and Equal, 1987).
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the belief that one’s own race is superior to another. This belief is based on the erroneous assumption that physical attributes determine the social behavior and intelligence of a group. Ultimately, the racist believes that the inferiority of others is a basis for inferior social treatment. ...
www.idra.org/South_Central_Collaborative_for_Equity/Race_Equity_and_Desegregation/Race_Equity_and_Desegregation_Terminology/

refers to beliefs, practices, and institutions that negatively discriminate against people based on their perceived or ascribed race. ...
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is an attitude toward a person based on that person’s race rather than on objective knowledge of the person.
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is a phenomenon in which people mistreat, discriminate against, dislike or even hate, have disdain for, or regard as inferior other people based on their real or perceived race. ...
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All attitudes, procedures and patterns – economic, social and cultural – whose effect, though not necessarily whose conscious intention, is to create, maintain and extend the power, influence and privilege of one group of people over another.
www.stroud.ac.uk/files/uploaded/File/Equality%20and%20Diversity%20Policy%20and%20Procedure.DOC

1 Racism can be defined in several ways.
www.bristolpct.nhs.uk/theTrust/Equality/Race/glossary.asp

racist - A person who subscribes to the beliefs of racism.
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Stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their race.
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Posted 1/20/09
...a bit darkened from the sun?



Posted 1/20/09
lol, who cares what the Italian prime minister says?
Posted 1/20/09
... lols , that`s sort of funny .
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Berlusconi is a retard anyway, who cares about he says. Sorry about the childish comment, I just don't like the guy and his stupid comments, this Obama and his tan-isn't the first bright comment he has made.
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Posted 1/20/09
I think he's racist.
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Posted 1/20/09
LOL.. what a tardface. So much for setting the example for his country.
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Posted 1/20/09
Insults are one thing but who cares? Expect people these days to jump at the slightest hint at any racism (or other taboo subject).
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Posted 1/20/09
Well, I'm used to entertainers and citizens making jokes here and there, but it really rubs off the wrong way for politicians.
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Posted 1/20/09 , edited 1/20/09
I found it mean that Obama isnt as "dark" as he made himself out to be in all his campaining, meaning that he played up the whole being-a-minority, yet hes doesnt really represent the minorities in character, not to say that he doesnt care about minorites and wont work to help everyone out
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Posted 1/21/09
lol wonder what Seedorf had to say to him after that (Berlusconi is the owner of AC Milan, btw)
Posted 1/21/09
..............it was just a joke and i lol'd at it XP
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Posted 1/21/09
That ain't racist............that's just a nice lil racially sterotyped joke. God, don't get ur panties in a bunch ppl
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