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As Black alumni call for racial
reforms, N.J. private schools
apologize for students' pain

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Posted By: Ribicon, 6/30/2020 12:25:04 PM

Even after she finishes graduate school and launches her professional career, Chelsea Greene said she won’t be giving back to her high school alma mater, Mount Saint Dominic Academy, because of the racial ignorance, insensitivity and micro-aggression she and other Black alumnae say they were subjected to by some of their white classmates and even faculty members. “A lot of us want nothing to do with the school so we don’t want to give,” said Greene, 21, of West Orange, who received her bachelor’s degree in special education this spring at American University in Washington, D.C, where she’s now pursuing her master’s.

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If bLACK people are not comfortable in their own skin, then why should private schools bend over backward to grant them admission, give discounted tuition, and who knows what else, and in return receive bitter scorn? See also "Mrs." OBama's vitriol in describing its experience at Princeton, a school s/he got into strictly on the merits of skin color. Meanwhile, white people who attend majority bLACK public schools commonly report being bullied and physically attacked by groups of bLACK students.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: valinva 6/30/2020 12:38:29 PM (No. 461888)
All those micro-aggressions sure did ruin her chance at a good education and a good life didn't they. If she fails at life it will be due to the very large chip on her shoulder.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: udanja99 6/30/2020 12:38:59 PM (No. 461889)
Gee, I don’t give to my prep school or college alma maters because they have both turned into left wing toilets. I attended them in the 60’s and 70’s when they were still serious sane places of study.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/30/2020 12:56:57 PM (No. 461929)
Only an idiot would apologize for something they did NOT cause. Sounds like those people on detective TV shows who confess to heinous crimes just for the notoriety. Make that 'only an idiot or an immature people-pleaser.'
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/30/2020 1:00:26 PM (No. 461935)
Enough with the pain already. You could have been stuck in the Newark Public inner city school system.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: winmag 6/30/2020 1:29:02 PM (No. 461980)
Too bad she didn't go to the public school in her NJ town. She'd be flipping burgers now if she was lucky.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo 6/30/2020 1:38:24 PM (No. 461993)
Sadly, this just illustrates that for some black people, no amount of help, kindness, education benefits, or other extended assistance will ever be enough. It's a kind of self-loathing and feeling of personal inferiority, not "systemic racism", that nobody else and no amount of reparations can ever erase. Pretty hard to keep extending one's hand when it keeps being treated like this.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: coyote 6/30/2020 1:50:08 PM (No. 462008)
Who wasn't treated with insensitivity and micro-aggressed by a teacher? Sheesh, memories of my hockey coach still makes me duck and cover.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 6/30/2020 2:05:58 PM (No. 462028)
Strange how many micro-aggressions happen to mean, obnoxious, unlikable people. It must be because of race.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 6/30/2020 3:01:49 PM (No. 462097)
"Microaggressions" is just a BS excuse for being a touchy, whiny, thin-skinned puke. 99.99% of the time these 'issues' are entirely imaginary, created and nurtured inside the fevered minds of the kids seeking to be aggrieved. Tough rocks, wimps.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MISteve 6/30/2020 4:34:28 PM (No. 462202)
Systemic inferiority: that is a better explanation. Micro-aggressions are in the eye of the beholder. Tetchy-tetchy.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99 6/30/2020 6:47:29 PM (No. 462320)
Being offended is a choice.
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