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Millennials See Themselves as 'Post-Racial.' What Does That Mean?


Society & Culture  (tags: race, surveys, generations, society, safety, politics, culture, americans, interesting, government, family )

Cal
- 118 days ago - csmonitor.com
An MTV survey finds that a majority of Millennials believe racism is fading, and that having a black president signals equal opportunity has arrived. MTV is ready to give them some perspective.



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John S. (300)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 4:21 am
When articles start "A majority of young people believe racism is more a problem for previous generations than it is for their own. ", I always wonder why the don't Include with "Americans" as it would be so much more accurate. And then the article goes on to say "One example of this “cloudy perception” is the belief by half of white Millennials that discrimination against whites has become as big a problem as discrimination against people of color, the network notes." so maybe millennials are just, well, stupid.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 10:44 am
Noted but I don't agree that white people are discriminated against.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Friday May 2, 2014, 1:05 am
Racism works both ways I have heard of cases where black people mostly teenagers have referred to white people as honkies palefaces and white arse.It seems that no race is safe from abuse.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 2, 2014, 3:51 am
Agreed Alfred. Absolutely correct.
 

Rhonda B. (104)
Friday May 2, 2014, 12:04 pm
Noted.Thank You Cal.
 
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