Mon, 11 Dec 2000 12:44:14 EST
In a message dated 12/11/00 10:21:32 AM Eastern Standard Time,
<< When minorities discuss their feelings about discrimination based on their
status I often wonder if they understand the discrimination that is within
white community based on social class, religious affiliation, sexual
orientation, weight, physical ability (in sports), need for glasses, and ones
ability to relate socially with others.
A reasonably politically savvy person knows that a major act of
discrimination is along social lines. That the white community suffers
discrimination is well-known among minority groups. We also know that the
vast majority of people who suffer discrimination are people of color. That's
just the way it is. And, discrimination/bigotry are vile and unnaceptable in
"any" color, in my opinion.
Now to answer your question regarding whether or not minority groups find the
Sud model useful. I've given that a great amount of consideration lately. I
know that I do.
But to be honest, I believe that the minority groups accept it as much as the
white community.(They want "Johhny" to get ahead in the world, just like most
others.) That's about 10-15% of the population. Let's not forget, that
opening a Sud school is difficult in "any" community because of the low
Something tells me, however, that some American Indian tribes would jump at
any chance to get out of Uncle Sam's hands, that being the public school
That is a very interesting notion...
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