Originally Posted by Bruce M
I can understand that indicating he was a BLACK male is racist but in reality then isn't describing him as a black MALE sexist? Wouldn't it be better to describe the crime subject as a "human" or perhaps a "member of the species homo sapiens?" And in reality is that discriminatory to a specific species (which if I understood Latin might be redundant.) Would it be better to simply refer to the crime subject as a "mammal?"
Neal Boortz used to give an example of BOLO for a bank robber where they couldn't give the race, height, weight, sex....it was "be on the lookout for a person that allegedly robbed a bank".
"No matter how bad it gets, if you're still alive it's just another bad day."
Last edited by jdavionic; 12-04-2012 at 19:28..