We often find that people don't really know what the word "racism" means, even though they throw it around freely. In an earlier story, we report on the billboards that proclaim that it is hard to see racism when you are white.
Apparently this is not true, if the racism is blatant enough. Take, for example, an article that appearead in Ebony magazine, with an interview with Samuel L. Jackson. And before we quote that, let's think again what the word "racism" means.
The easy definition is when someone believes that a person or group is better, or worse, because of their race. Skin color is often equated with that, and usually when people being discussed have different skin color.
Like the name of our web site: we are asking you to help us because we are white, and we feel that only black people ever get help, and that is because they are black.
So this Jackson guy says that he voted for Obama because he would make a good president? No, 'fraid not. Here is what he said: