It's always a wonder to me how conservative whites will speak on MLK's "character" comment, without understanding American history - something "our original civil rights freedom fighters" understood well - or the fact it's white's character that's also being judged. And all that unmentioned theft, lynching, discrimination, forced segregation, etc., by whites are only part of it:
"Ok, I’m sorry. I shouldn’t laugh… this hard. I know this isn’t a victimless crime, what this white chick perpetrated. But it’s a most crystal clear picture of so many screwed up things we’ve let society adopt as the norm. Namely, the practice nowadays of judging someone not based on character, but on skin color. Our original civil rights freedom fighters are rolling in their graves over the backward steps we’ve taken lately."
So, what "backward steps" have "we taken" when "passing" has been done, both ways, many times before without comment?
"Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out. Born white, the son of Greek immigrant parents, and raised in a predominantly black neighborhood in Northern California in the 1920s, Otis decided as a youth that he'd rather be black,..."
Sorry, Goofy Lady, but you shouldn't be laughing, because whites who speak on that which they don't understand are - by example - showing extremely bad character,...