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  1. JazzGal

    JazzGal Well-Known Member Contributor

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  2. Saint Cy of JFC

    Saint Cy of JFC Well-Known Member

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    This is going to trigger a lot of jazz fans
     
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  3. JazzGal

    JazzGal Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Maybe my community will surprise.

    It's Monday. I'm still full of hope.

    Sent from my moto z3 using JazzFanz mobile app
     
  4. Bulletproof

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  5. campaignist

    campaignist Well-Known Member

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    What a fantastic read. I’m a white guy and the way he talks about what that means really hits home.
     
  6. Eenie-Meenie

    Eenie-Meenie Well-Known Member

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    In what way? I suspect most here will agree for the most part with everything he said.
     
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  7. Harambe

    Harambe Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Look out buddy, here comes white privilege poopy pants!
     
  8. Zombie

    Zombie Well-Known Member

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    Ohhh yeah.
     
  9. RJF

    RJF Well-Known Member

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    Good read. He’s right.
     
  10. oneye

    oneye Well-Known Member 2018 Award Winner

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    Good article.
     
  11. LoPo

    LoPo Well-Known Member

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    Great job by Korver. I agree.
     
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  12. Tak

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    Great read, don't like the idea of "shut up and listen" though. Seems an awful way to reach a consensus.
     
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  13. One Brow

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    Fans of any sport in any city would be triggered by a similar message.
     
  14. One Brow

    One Brow Well-Known Member

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    You can't form a consensus until you understand the other person's situation, which requires listening.
     
  15. Bawse Dawg

    Bawse Dawg Well-Known Member

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    Really good, that perspective is something people like me need to keep in mind more often.
     
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  16. JazzGal

    JazzGal Well-Known Member Contributor

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    White people try to explain racism to black people all the time. Men try to explain feminism to women all the time. Shutting up and listening to the people who are living the experience (and believing them) is what we all need to do. That is how we understand. There isn't really a consensus to be reached.
     
  17. Tak

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    In a conversation, that goes both ways. I get the concept, is just the "shut up and listen" sound authoritarian and forceful instead of inviting.
     
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  18. candrew

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    He should have posted this with a link to the #HumaneJazzFans GoFundMe page that fell 10K short.
     
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  19. Tak

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    We live in a society, a consensus is a must. Without consensus there's only tyranny.
     
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