Is It Racist To 'Call A Spade A Spade'?

Sep 23, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: GPB.org

What happens when a perfectly innocuous phrase takes on a more sinister meaning over time? Case in point, the expression "to call a spade a spade."

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REAL BRO

Leavenworth, KS

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Sep 23, 2013
 

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Is calling a KRAKA racist,there is nothing more pathetic than a weak AZZ KRAKA. Even your own females says you are WEAK, so, why don't you get the hell of this BLACK FORUM, go back down in your MAMIES basement and finish working on the proper way to tie up a mule so it wont kick during rape.
umm

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Sep 23, 2013
 
Calling a kneegro, a kneegro (monkey) is not wrong.
Snakes and Arrows

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Sep 23, 2013
 
Calling a spade a spade is not racist, just simply the truth so it's a non-issue.
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Sep 23, 2013
 
ERIN BIRACIAL wrote:
Although I am considered black I look more like a very lightly tanned White woman with European features & where I grew up there were no blacks but I do remember my father & his friends would mention things about certain spades where they worked so one day I asked my dad what were the spades he & his friends were always talking about & he said that spades were his term for the black men who worked on his job, he & his friends called them other things too but I don't see a thread with those names here.
No offense but it seems like you are trying to make a point in every post you say I look white it seems like you want people to think that.

“Obsidian Princess”

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we need to get away from these people. our extreme sensitivity is not healthy.
BIgKnob

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Spoiled Brat wrote:
If the Sambos don't like it we can always revert back to calling them sensitive tarbabies the N word.
I presume that youd like to be called a she-bitch white devil, a colorless freak on nature.....i can see your blood threw your pale skin.........see one insult deserves, another........fake beauty
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umm wrote:
Calling a kneegro, a kneegro (monkey) is not wrong.
calling a honkey a honkey white devil ( recessive mutantion) genes is not wrong its biolocically correct......
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BIgKnob wrote:
<quoted text> ...see one insult deserves, another...
Because two wrongs always make a right... my, oh my and mmmm... mmmm... mmmm...

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