The white club

Article from BBC News about having a racist friend.  (Via yellowmix)

I talked about getting kicked out of the white club before.  Here’s another take:

But musician Tom Robinson, who, like Dammers, was known for his activism, is wary of the motives of so-called racist friends. When someone shares a racist remark with you, it is a form of conspiracy, says Robinson; a way of them seeing it as “us” talking about “them”.

“They are involving you, trying to make you collude by saying it to you.”

One thought on “The white club

  1. I enjoyed that. I’d completely forgotten about that song too. How strange. Tom Robinson is also bisexual and has been an outspoken advocate for gay rights, which probably explains his superior understanding of the situation.

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