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Old January 30th, 2020, 10:57 PM   #1
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Default leading a KKK member to Christ

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainmen...hip-true-story

A former member of the Ku Klux Klan who was once instructed to kill an African-American pastor was transformed by their unlikely friendship.

"Burden," which hits select theaters on Feb. 28, tells the true story of Michael Burden from Laurens, South Carolina, whose life changed after crossing paths with Rev. David Kennedy.

The two met in 1996, when Burden opened a Klan Museum in their small town and the Baptist reverend tried to intervene, fearing an increase of racial tensions. Over time, the worst enemies became the best of friends. Today, the building where the museum and The Redneck Shop operated is owned today by Kennedy and he plans to transform it into a shrine of reconciliation.
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Old January 30th, 2020, 11:09 PM   #2
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Old January 31st, 2020, 06:37 PM   #3
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Racism, bigotry, or other nazi like views are abolished by friendly interactions, not the "punch a nazi in the face" idea some people have.

Violence and reprisals of hate to people with bigoted views only fuels their cause.

I'll go see this if I have time
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Old January 31st, 2020, 11:56 PM   #4
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Racism, bigotry, or other nazi like views are abolished by friendly interactions, not the "punch a nazi in the face" idea some people have.

Violence and reprisals of hate to people with bigoted views only fuels their cause.

I'll go see this if I have time
A really big issue is that the definition of nazi and other words is being slurred into another meaning over time. The true meaning is being converted or attempted to converted to a blanket statement like racist.
If the focus was on keeping the word's definitions correct, people would be able to understand better what they stand for. This could lead to better understanding of people in opposition of each other.
I have many friends that are of other color. No issues no matter who it is. We all get along great, but some people just cannot let their hearts accept that their attitude is a major part of the the problem with how people treat them or how they treat others.
Person with a bad heart, I don't need the negativity... so just keep on slinging....
The rest are my friends, all with good hearts..
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Old February 2nd, 2020, 05:19 PM   #5
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no we have all kinds of bigots here conservative and liberal. you will find what you seek, the story of a father and two sons came to mind.....
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A really big issue is that the definition of nazi and other words is being slurred into another meaning over time. The true meaning is being converted or attempted to converted to a blanket statement like racist.
If the focus was on keeping the word's definitions correct, people would be able to understand better what they stand for. This could lead to better understanding of people in opposition of each other.
I have many friends that are of other color. No issues no matter who it is. We all get along great, but some people just cannot let their hearts accept that their attitude is a major part of the the problem with how people treat them or how they treat others.
Person with a bad heart, I don't need the negativity... so just keep on slinging....
The rest are my friends, all with good hearts..
A lot of people are clique-ish, or tribal if you will. Armenians, Koreans, Mexican Americans, Blacks. I remember an old neighbor. He was a Brit. Ex Pat, making a nice living in the US. Did not like socializing with Americans. He liked other ex-pats. If you were from Europe, or even asia, you were liked by this guy. That was his preference. People living in America, but who CAME from somewhere else. Every election season, some black will ask, what you gonna do for the black community? Dude, the answer for a black wanting to be a success is, get out of your sub-culture, and into the real world. Staying in their small sub-culture is really what holds people back. Now, don't get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with staying in your sub-culture. But don't b*tch and whine if you end up facing limited opportunities.
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Old February 2nd, 2020, 07:30 PM   #7
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A lot of people are clique-ish, or tribal if you will. Armenians, Koreans, Mexican Americans, Blacks. I remember an old neighbor. He was a Brit. Ex Pat, making a nice living in the US. Did not like socializing with Americans. He liked other ex-pats. If you were from Europe, or even asia, you were liked by this guy. That was his preference. People living in America, but who CAME from somewhere else. Every election season, some black will ask, what you gonna do for the black community? Dude, the answer for a black wanting to be a success is, get out of your sub-culture, and into the real world. Staying in their small sub-culture is really what holds people back. Now, don't get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with staying in your sub-culture. But don't b*tch and whine if you end up facing limited opportunities.
Could not have said it better...
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