Self-hate crimes and other inside jobs: … So, like, Ernie needs to put BlogVoices back up so I can follow along at home on this happy little bit of food for thought, and maybe even note what caught my eye in this old Tracy Quan column

Racism is supposed to be a cruelty inflicted upon “the other” — whites against blacks, gentiles against Jews, Israelis against Palestinians. But one of the most obnoxious forms of racism is the attempt to judge or restrict another person’s behavior simply because that person is a member of your race or ethnic group. If, like me, you grew up with no clear definition of what you are — ethnically speaking — this kind of racism is hardest to swallow.

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