Originally Posted by mpeel
I would not here because the racism is so bad that I would expect my daughters to be bullied beyond belief. Also, as a girl, I would fear for her in other ways. It doesn't matter how caring the teachers are when the students, while maybe not behaviorally bad, would not be caring towards my children.
I have been reading this thread without making any comments. I can't get into discussions about race on MDC but this comment by you, mpeel, has got to be one of the most disgusting things I have ever read on MDC by far. Bullying happens everywhere by all people not just people of color. And exactly what do you fear for because your child is a girl? Those animalistic Black people not being able to control themselves from pouncing when they see your lily White child? And why, please explain to me why, you would automatically assume that because people (PEOPLE
) are Black, they would not be caring towards your children?
Purplegirl and Menudo, thank you for your comments.
FWIW, I love children--ALL children and I firmly believe that children learn best from modeling. If there is a real school community and all the adults in that community are modeling love, kindness, acceptance, a willingness to really
learn about others, and genuine respect for all people and backgrounds . . . well, that is what the children learn and the proportion of white to black to latino to Asian starts to take a back seat to the fact that we are shockingly all PEOPLE