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Brainwashed by Tom Burrell
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Sep 06, 10

Recommended for: anyone who wants to help break the cycle of racsim
Read in September, 2010 — I own a copy

Although a bit repetitive, Burrell provides the kind of language and history that would make this book a good text for our youth, of any race.

Too many think that because slavery ended in the mid 1800s, the psychic and economic scars are also in the past.

Not enough time has past, and not enough people of all races have learned that the rationalizations for whites being so dehumanizing has been as well integrated into our society as is Christianity.

It will take centuries, unfortunately, for the centuries of rationalizing dehumanization to go away.

In the meantime, we all need to understand the predictable symptoms of be at the receiving end of such dehumanization.

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