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Philadelphia Magazine editor
faces critics on race article

Philly.com, by Robert Moran

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Posted By:PChristopher, 3/20/2013 2:39:59 AM

Philadelphia Magazine editor Tom McGrath and Robert Huber, author of the controversial "Being White in Philly" cover story, faced their critics at a forum Monday night at the National Constitution Center. McGrath opened by saying he was sorry to anybody who was hurt by the article, because that was not his intent, but adding that he did not regret publishing the story in the March issue. Huber told the packed auditorium of about 200 people that the purpose of the article was to explore "how white people relate to black people

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/20/2013 2:54:00 AM     (No. 9234299)

I figured they would go after the magazine for daring to allow such an article t be printed.My guess is these people don´t even know why they´re offended but have to pretend anyway.

This is an example of why we´re a nation of cowards on race,because you´re life will be destroyed if you challenge the good name of black folks.

I6´s just like the cops in NO being stumped over why a beating victim wasn´t robbed also.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/20/2013 9:10:10 AM     (No. 9234585)

The truth hurts.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 3/20/2013 9:14:42 AM     (No. 9234592)

Read the comments for more eye-openers. Discussing race with some just reinforces the truth we believe about some(aka stereotypes). Sorry Philly is part of my state

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stonepony, 3/20/2013 9:51:20 AM     (No. 9234657)

note no one not even the nutty dicator mayor has said any of the story was not correct .. it seems what everyone is upset about is that someone had the courage to speak the truth.... it really destories the image of pc that the left wants to believe everyone has after decades of ramming it down everyone;s face

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jimjr, 3/20/2013 2:53:49 PM     (No. 9235359)

´Jones ripped Philadelphia Magazine for what he said was the publication´s history of racial insensitivity - a contention Nutter also raised in his letter.

"This is the most infuriating thing about it," Jones said. "I was not surprised."

Jimenez said Philadelphia Magazine, which has an all-white editorial staff, was not the right "messenger" for a story encouraging racial dialogue.´


It appears very clear from these comments that white people are not allowed to openly address, or even bring up, race issues.

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