Re: Definition of Racism (was "Vicious Racism")

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Thu Aug 09 2001 - 08:44:17 MDT

Mike Lorrey <> wrote:
> Loree Thomas wrote:
> >
> > --- Jerry Mitchell <> wrote:
> > > labeled racist (neat trick for a black cop to be
> > > racist of blacks).
> >
> > Not such a trick at all. Happens constantly.
> Yeah, anyone who doesn't support rent-a-riot politics must be racists,
> and if they are black, they are Uncle Toms....

Uh, I'm not sure I understand. However, I think there's more to the cop
dynamic here. From some article relating to the local PG police my
impression was that black police officers become cops first and black
second, and that displays of racism against other blacks serves to meld
them into the police force and make them more acceptable to fellow white


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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