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HooYahBUFF

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Cowardly racists??


Is that really the case here with this athlete (I honestly don't know)? I admit I'm not in the know with this Olympic athlete and her situation but I find it hard to believe there has been outright racist comments made about her on social media (if there have been, those accounts should be suspended and I don't believe for a minute they are representative of the greater population) . If Ms Biles were white, and the same commentary were made on social media, is it still racist or just standard commentary on sports and athletes in general? Or is the critical commentary on her non performance racist strictly because she is black? If so, is any criticism of a black athlete a de facto racist statement?

I guess I'm looking for some clarification as we seem to throw around the term "racist" way too cavalierly nowadays it's loosing its meaning.

(In response to this post by The Midnight Toker)

Posted: 07/29/2021 at 4:09PM



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Current Thread:
  I looked. I don’t see what you’re describing -- The Midnight Toker 07/29/2021 3:06PM
  Cowardly racists?? -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 4:09PM
  I typed brietbart readership into google -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 8:34PM
  Not at all what I said and you know it. -- HooYahBUFF 07/30/2021 09:50AM
  Here's why -- 84Buff 07/29/2021 6:13PM
  You are SO right -- EBN 07/29/2021 5:41PM
  My opinon...maybe underlying racism... ** -- Gateway 07/29/2021 4:15PM
  She didn't perform to expectations. some seem to think that -- Colo Spgs Buff 07/29/2021 2:00PM
  Which athletes, celebrities and public figures -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 1:11PM
  Can I give some friendly advise? -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 2:15PM
  You're stronger than I am, HooYah -- EBN 07/29/2021 2:59PM
  LOL ** -- 84Buff 07/29/2021 3:21PM
  If I ever get to thinkin' too much of myself, -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 3:19PM
  Re: Can I give some friendly advise? -- Gateway 07/29/2021 2:30PM
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