Talking of discrimination…

| 04/10/2017 | 82 Comments

Cayman News ServiceAnonymous writes: From one heterosexual male Caymanian; I’ve got nothing against gay marriage. To each, his/her own. The Marriage Law should treat straight and gay marriages equally. Hey, and while we’re on the subject of equal treatment for all, can white expat ladies please stop treating black men as if they are a threat?

Could you not grab your handbag from the shopping cart as we pass you in the aisle? Could you not cross the road when you see us walking towards you on the same side (does it not occur to you that we’re just trying to get somewhere too)?

Your little micro-aggressions are hurtful and a bit idiotic. Did you not expect there to be black men when you decided to move to Caribbean? Thanks.

This comment was in repsonse to Cayman is discriminating against local gays, says lawyer

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  1. George Towner says:

    CNS, a clever article.

    Regarding people discriminating against gay folk, we are seeing a controversy in the U.S. happening between the issues of freedom of worship for people of faith and anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people. Whereas I disagree with Trump administration on many issues, I applaud this move by the Attorney.

    https://apnews.com/3a4ee88a804446f48ba360ae29a98451/Trump-religious-objection-order-upends-LGBT-protections

    Because I believe so long there is no harm done to gay people, people of faith do have the right to “religiously discriminate” against them. It is not the same discrimination like you have against a black person because of his race. Not the same at all. That is hating the person! To me to discrimination against a homosexual lifestyle poses NO HARM to a gay person – but rather expresses a hate for immorality. It not like I am hating a “person.” Just please respect my churches, my schools, my religious culture by not trying to mingle with religion or enforce an immoral lifestyle on us.

    Freedom of religious beliefs is a part of the U.S. BILL OF RIGHTS. People are discriminated all the time. The question that should be asked is what type of discrimination are you talking about?
    But anyways … I don’t think the commenters here will understand where I am coming from on this hot topic, but its alright … just remember one thing – if you want your rights to be protected, then you will do likewise for people of faith 🙂

    Peace and Love ✌




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    • Diogenes says:

      You and your churches, schools and your religious culture can be as homophobic as you like, what you cannot and should not be able to do is allow the state to give certain portions of the population one set of rights based on an immutable trait (especially if they fall into a minority group) and give another portion of the population a different set of rights. This is a clear cut case of state endorsed discrimination, no one is forcing you to accept being gay, or to like it, but you have to accept that gay people have the same rights as any other citizen.




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  2. Anonymous says:

    It’s a fact. Cayman is racist. reverse racist.
    If you are too clear skin you get treated unfairly. Have you noticed how the Politicians turn “black” when its election times.
    I’m sick and tired of this black and white thing. This days, if you happen to cross your eye and a black person is around they bring up the race card.
    A police block on the road and some idiot black man gets out and argue with police and all of a sudden it’s the police being racist. Get a grip.
    Cayman is multi colored and not just black. Even in the schools the little boys and girls of clear skin family are being treated mean. To the point where if they talking to another “white” friend they are harassed and called racist and prejudice. Get over yourself. .
    Let me just grab my bag while you read this comment.
    For goodness sake man. Get past the Africa thing. If any black person or person of color wants to move to Africa, then go, take your pension while you at it.
    A black man say hello to a black woman and the woman ignore or tell him to leave her alone and she is called a she dog. If a white woman does the same she is called racist?




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  3. Anonymous says:

    Although I have nothing against gay people, I am against gay marriage. I still believe in the sanctity of marriage between men and women. God put us on this earth to recreate. Something that is not possible naturally between same sex marriage. Don’t get me wrong, I find gay people really nice, I just don’t agree with their lifestyle. Because I’m heterosexual I shouldn’t be made to agree with everything in this world. It’s a free country with free speech. It doesn’t mean there’s hatred for the way people live. As long as they are not harming anyone or are paedophiles, murderers, armed robbers etc., that’s fine by me. Just don’t play the racist or gay hatred card towards people that don’t agree with their lifestyle. Like you say, each to their own.




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    • Anonymous says:

      Is it really a free country where civil obligations are readily infringed by self-professing non-homophobics? You state your support to impede someone else’s love life – one which, “to each their own”, doesn’t impact your own. How could it be any of your business then, Mister/Madam Conceit? Such hypocrisy.




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    • Anonymous says:

      Please step outside your pea size world and realize this world is bigger than your ‘God’ they’re over 4000 more of these Gods being praised for their miracles everyday. So you dont get to claim the laws of your imaginary friend trumps the others because you and your crew feel like it.




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  4. Anonymous says:

    We have come a long way from slave days people, why drag over old coals. This is the 21st century! We are all God’s children irrespective of colour or creed. There is good and bad in every colour all over the world. As for racism, I am a white female expat. I worked on this island in a place and apart from two Cubans, I was the only “white face” there. The Caymanian/ Jamaican men were a treat to work with and very respectful towards me and proved to this day to be great friends. The Caymanian/Jamaican women?……….a different breed altogether. The attitude towards me was pure racist. I tried hard to befriend these ladies in my place of work but their attitude was disgraceful. They saw me as a threat, especially with “their men.” I wasn’t in the least bit interested in “their men.” As far as I was concerned they were just work colleagues. I don’t know why these black women think “their men” prefer white women. We are all the same underneath. Why do people think White women are some kind of trophies for black men. Maybe you should ask your black men. Today, 40yrs on, I have really nice Caymanian lady friends but please don’t state that expats are racist. The Caribbean is the wrong place to be for expats to be racist. I can assure you, a lot of Caymanians are very much racist.
    I would never cross the road if I saw a black person coming towards me unless he was threatening. When I look at someone I don’t see colour. I see a person.




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  5. Anonymous says:

    Does this also apply to white Jamaicans who tend to treat their fellow black country man/woman like crap?




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  6. Anonymous says:

    Hmmm – you don’t want people to make assumptions, but you are assuming that the ladies you are describing in your comments are expats. How do you know this? Because they are white?

    For me it is hurtful that my children who are born Caymanians are constantly mistaken as foreigners because they are blond, blue eyed and white.

    You see, we all are guilty of false assumptions, including you!




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  7. Right ya so says:

    I grew up here, on many occasions the only white child in the room, which I realised only when I was older and in an almost all white boarding school. Race, skin colour, nationality – not an issue here until the early to mid 2000s as the caliber of expat to our shores sank and we were the recipients of blatant discrimination and racism from those arriving. The lower the caliber of expat, the less integration, the more racism, the more disdain, as if we were lesser than.
    I’ll cross to the other side of the street when I see a white man coming towards me before I’ll cross seeing a black man coming towards me.




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    • Anonymous says:

      Fictional nostalgia and whine. A national delicacy.




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    • Anonymous says:

      And kids could go to any school and everyone paid a school fee. Successive Governments had a hand in the divisiveness by turning kids against each other with the segregation in schools.




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      • Anonymous says:

        Yup! It’s so odd they shot themselves in the foot with this. Money for better education and mixing of people would only benefit this island.




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  8. Anonymous says:

    When I was 11 we lived in Tennessee. We went to school with blacks and whites. I had no preconceived feelings against nor towards either. When I was 12 we moved from there to Florida Going to school in Florida was scary. There was a gang of blacks that walked the halls arm in arm between classes shoving people into their lockers. It was a girl gang! I’ll never forget the ‘leaders’ name, Linda Bird. They targeted certain people and my 2 besties and I were lucky enough to be one of their targets. Even the school counsellors were not helpful, telling us to walk in pairs. The fear I experienced when I was caught by them in the girls bathroom on my own was terrifying. They had me backed up into a stall and tried to push me in the toilet. To this day I have no idea how I mustered the bravado to bully back and escape with all my hair intact. (We had heard that they were pouring Nair on girls heads in the bathrooms)
    Two years later we moved to another large city in another southern state. I was bussed past the school next door to a school an hour away in the name of integration. I tried integrating in to the basketball team and the marching band both of which were predominately black and both of which I was bullied into changing my mind. However, the bullying came from the whites. And there were no gangs besides the regular high school cliques.
    My point is that in one city I was made to feel frightened of race but in the next I saw that it didn’t have to be that way. I have lived in over 20 different places and never experienced racism until I moved to Grand Cayman. I do not consider myself racist and I have empathy for those that experience undo racism against them.
    Hey, we’ve all got our bad apples, eh!
    Deal with it.




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    • Anonymous says:

      Umm…sorry but you most certainly DID experience racism before coming to Cayman. Read your comment and it seems you went through a lot of discrimination from one US state to the next, before getting to the Caribbean.

      One thing is for sure, whether you were bullied by a white or a black or an Indian etc. it is the same mentality. That’s the common denominator. Each of those individuals that bullied you was lacking proper education, proper parenting at home, and proper values and morals instilled.

      People that go to school or work and use that opportunity to hurt others and bully them are very insecure people. These people need you to fear them for their tactics to work. Usually, people like this only understand one thing, a dose of their own medicine!

      If you have kids today I hope you teach them how to defend themselves and stand up for themselves because if you don’t, the world out there will eat them alive!

      Like you said: deal with it.




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      • Anonymous says:

        Racism is bullying because of color. Nowhere did I state that the bullying was because of color now about. I have not even stated my color!! Do not read into my words with your issues. I was only telling MY story and the end of the story is that I have seen the most racism in my life, here on this island. You cannot change my story with your words.
        Now YOU deal with it.




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        • Anonymous says:

          No mam/sir, did not change YOUR story. Simply letting you know that whether or not you admit it, you DID experience racism before coming to Cayman. (read your own comment)

          Sorry you took my response personally, quite unfortunate I would say.

          Do take care now.




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  9. Scientist says:

    I don’t see here no connection at all between black men and being gay. Can someone help me? Black men arw black because God blessed them that way. Gay men are gay for other reasons other than being born that way. See my drift :/




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  10. Anonymous says:

    Sorry you feel that way. I have crossed the street when a black man has walked toward me and then realized it looked like I crossed because of him even though I needed to cross to get to where I was going! Then I have over compensated by passing where I need to go! Not trying to be funny, but it’s true. I would say the good white people think about those things. I am cautious around any male though, don’t care the color. They are the ones cat calling, following me in the dark, grabbing my ass in crowds, starring without looking away just to intimidate, calling me a bitch because i don’t want to give them my number. Those men come in all colors and it is up to us to teach our children (especially male children) that behavior is unacceptable. The cat calling needs to be dealt with in a big way on this island.




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  11. Bertie :B says:

    I went black and I never going back kmt




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    • Anonymous says:

      Well, if you are a White woman you probably don’t have a choice.

      Those Brads tend to view their Beckys as “soiled goods” once they’ve partaken of the engorged, dark fruit.

      – Who

      * Between you and I, it is nothing but deep-seeded sexual and genitalia insecurity that drives that particular emotion.

      Bless ’em…

      😉




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      • Anonymous says:

        100% tool. If you pardon the phrase in the context. Really nothing else to say to offensive stuff like that.




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        • Anonymous says:

          I trust you managed to find many other “offensive” posts in this thread … but I doubt it.

          – Who




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    • Anonymous says:

      Tried it once, not a fan.




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  12. Anonymous says:

    Waiting on the resident horde of anti-discrimination, social-justice warriors of CNS to show up.

    Quite the contrast in response when compared to the concurrent debated issue of homosexuality / gay marriage.

    In fact, it is basically the opposite reaction whereby posters are now supporting the prejudicial behaviour.

    I trust CNS featured this post at this time as some sort of social experiment.

    In any event, the results are very telling, but not in the least surprising.

    – Who

    * Yet so many were quick to compare the struggle for gay marriage to that of racial discrimination … knowing full well they themselves hold prejudicial views as they penned their words.

    ** From the founding of western society Blacks have been unable to genuinely rely on anyone but themselves – and the same is true today.




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    • Anonymous says:

      You do know you are more half and half than actually black, right.




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    • Diogenes says:

      Why can’t we be friends, you wouldn’t be so bad if you weren’t brainwashed and extremely picky with the evidence you acknowledge. You may not have used my name but I’m just about the only intellectual challenger you’ve had on this site, I’m just so touched that you felt so strongly about me that you had to take out your frustration with a shot in the dark,

      In all seriousness though your points are moot meaning of little or no practical value you must simply close your eyes and say to yourself “nah na na nahhh see no valid points, hear no valid points” It must be so wonderful having selective vision, does it come with selective hearing too? Must have been quite the bargain.

      If defending human rights and the ability of other consenting adults to have to have freedom and equality in the eyes of the law means I am a SJW then I will wear the badge proudly better persons than I have been called worse and have endured more but ended up victorious in the annals of history.

      *Gonna remind you that the only reason why black people in the west are free today is because some white people had the decency to see the value ( both economic and moral, lets not pretend it for the majority it wasn’t out of the kindness of their hearts) to equality. So lets just cut the Us vs. Them Bullshit, I mean sure they kinda slip back into their racist ways every once in a while but I much prefer fighting for equality and to end stereotypes to the thought of picking cotton *

      ** I’m proving I’m intelligent by adding little points at the bottom of my comment **

      *** So you can see how stupid it is***

      Love and Hate, Dio
      De Facto Leader of the SJWs
      XOXO

      **** pull your head out of your ass****




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      • Anonymous says:

        Who enslaved Black people in the West in the first place?

        Also, slavery and Jim Crow did not end because the majority of Whites suddenly woke up with a conscience one morning … 300 years in.

        No, the USA was losing face and credibility in its endeavour to be the moral police of the world. Foreign world leaders rightly called them out for their hypocritical racist laws and society whenever they attempted to condemn their actions.

        E.g. How can you expected to be taken seriously as you condemn the Nazi’s but still have Black bodies swinging from American trees in southern town centres with White families looking on in amusement?

        – Who

        * No, we cannot be friends. I don’t respect or befriend those who have zero self-respect.




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        • Diogenes says:

          Sorry for moving on, but I am a black man who doesn’t intend on playing the victim card because 300 years ago some of my ancestors were slaves, I define what I am today and I am a free, intelligent citizen who represents myself well, Can you say the same?’

          Also you seem to have a problem separating the actions of individuals from the actions of the US government racism was and still is a problem in the US and in the US Government (Institutionalized racism is mostly the leftovers from the racist person who set the precedents in place) during the period before, during and after WWII but pretending that it was government policy to string up black people in the south is hyperbole at best, twisting the truth and fabricating lies is what you excel at but at least pick something more obscure to obfuscate with your half truths and misleading information.

          Also if you read my comment properly I said quite clearly “lets not pretend for the majority, it wasn’t out of the kindness of their hearts” in reference to the abolition of slavery and the 100 years that followed,

          I’m sure the US gave a damn about what the world thought about it’s policies as the US had the collective balls of all the world’s governments in a vice that they tightened at will.

          Maybe they should have just let the Nazi flag fly over Europe then since you seem to detest them so much, I’m sure that would have worked out for us

          White people enslaved our ancestors and white people also let them go, again for a multitude of reasons the majority of which were not out of kindness, sure they didn’t like them and sure they treated them like shit but you can’t bring up one fact and ignore the next (I know it’s what you’re good at but just for a second pretend to be reasonable).

          In conclusion, I have enough self respect to love who I am publicly without giving a damn what bigots think, I reflect on my history and I understand it’s lessons, I don’t blame anyone alive today for what happened generations ago and I don’t blame uninformed uneducated white people when they are ignorant to the truth (much like yourself). Just remember the next time you are posting one of your Zombie Jew – Holier than thou collections of religious mumbo-jumbo that the same argument’s you use against people today are the same arguments that were used to justify and defend slavery and segregation for hundreds of years, It’s funny you detest them so much that subconsciously you have adopted their practices and you are too self absorbed to even notice it.

          Yours Truly,
          Diogenes
          Resident Captain of the SJWs and Leader of the Sensible, Destroyer of fascists and the ill informed

          *Its a good thing the respect and friendship of a bigot is precisely opposite to what I want, you can take your respect and friendship and keep it warm in your cave, cause you ain’t selling and I’m sure as fuck not buying it. *




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          • Anonymous says:

            Anytime one speaks to historical facts regarding Blacks in the Americas, someone is there to deflect, shut down the dialogue, and accuse the speaker of being a victim.

            History is of upmost important as it concerns societal issues and frictions.

            As we can see by this post alone, many people still hold and support racist views.

            Carry on your tap-dancing Diogenes.
            I am sure the audience is very entertained.

            – Who




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          • Anon E. Mus says:

            Fascists ?? You spelled Premier wrong 🙂




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  13. Regretably says:

    I regret to tell you that these small but noticeable behaviours we all demonstrate are as a result of our personal experiences that shape our reactions. My husband has been mugged twice in his life. Both times all assailants were black. I have been threatened with a knife and threatened with rape. The assailant was black. My friend was attacked, beaten and his bicycle stolen. The assailant was black. I gave a ride to a stranger who threatened me and tried to take money from me – he was black. I’ve received aggressive sexual advances I did not want nor encourage from black men, and disgusting filthy suggestions on the street. I have plenty of other personal examples of negative experiences with people and each one has been with a black person.

    Now that’s not to say that all black people commit crimes or are bad, or that only black people commit crimes and white people or other races do not. Nonsense of course. But after a series of bad experiences that appear to form a pattern, it is only natural for those experiences to make you cautious.

    It doesn’t help that when the newspapers here show pictures of violent criminals, people they are looking for who have committed crimes, those convicted of violent, drug related, sexual or gun related crimes, they are almost always dark skinned. It also shapes our expectations of what a criminal looks like. There is nothing racist about those reports, they are just facts.

    I certainly never started out as a racist and I still don’t consider myself to be one. I truly believe in equal opportunities and treatment for all – all good people. But if you lined up 5 people and asked me which ones were most likely to attack me, based on my own personal experiences, I would say the black ones. Sorry, I truly am.




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    • Anonymous says:

      For your information, I can list of several of those same incidents perpetrated by white men on family members, myself and friends. If you live in a BLACK people country, of course you will experience black persons committing those crimes. However, some of you use that as an excuse to practice blatant but more often than not, subtle discrimination. You sit in your groups and talk about how stupid we are. How aggressive we are. How backward and of course how much crime we commit. The truth is, if I was living in a community where I am so afraid of the “natives” committing crimes against me, I would leave and go to another place where people of my colour who are in my mind, less likely to commit crimes against me, also reside. Get my point?




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    • Not all that bad.. says:

      I’m really sorry to hear what has happened to you and your loved ones.. I mean it only makes sense that you feel that way.. I am disappointed however I do accept reality that yes some of us may not be like that; however, I wouldn’t dare defend the black men or men in general who have or currently are committing such crimes.. I could blame it on the system and blah blah blah but that’s another story.. Personally I’m not offended by women grabbing their bags and/or crossing the street cause honestly I’m not even looking at them and I could really careless what they are doing.. If I don’t know you you can bet that I wont even look at you a 2nd time.. If you did happen to grab your bag while I was walking towards u I’m sure I wouldn’t even notice (My gf tells me all the time I’m oblivious to my surroundings).. I mean black men would be lying if they told you that when in an area filled with black men that they are not a lot more vigilant and aware of what is going on around them.. However! I will say that back a few years ago.. While in London me and some family members who were living there at the time I guess were in the wrong place at the wrong time and were approached but like 12 white guys who were randomly threating to “f us up” lol I wont lie at first I thought it was a joke but when I notice they had bats and other weapons that completely changed my outlook of England on a whole.. I guess I went there thinking yeh its just a bunch of white people how bad could it really be?? Yeh right! Since that I’ve been to Germany and Spain and please believe that I see white men in a different light and I really don’t travel alone in those places.. Even in Brasil when I was there the only “crime/fight” I saw was actually a group of white men beating up on this black guy while his gf tried to part them crying.. I guess what I’m saying is all races have their bad seeds and I guess we all have a problem with knowing who is the good or bad ones so we just treat them all the same to be safe..




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    • Islander understanding the Situation says:

      If all the incidents you mentioned should happen in an area with a higher population of an ethnicity that’s not black the outlook might be different. Be careful because the next incident may not be from the ethnicity aforementioned.




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    • Anonymous says:

      I can’t help but wonder how come you have suffered so much at the hands of black people. I am a black woman, born and raised in the Caribbean. I have never gone through so much trials and tribulations from any black men (apart from having my heart broken) and you seem to just be in the wrong place at the wrong time to constantly endure the unwanted aggravations of black men. And you say you are not racist. Phewt




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    • Anonymous says:

      Are you saying that you’ve never had any negative experiences with white men? If so, based on your rationale, shouldn’t you also fear all white men? The US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics’ December 2014 Special Report on Rape and Sexual Assault Among College-Age Females reports that between 1995 – 2003, 63% of all rape and sexual assault offenders were white males, compared to 19% black males, which would be about proportionate with the US population by race. Meaning: white and black males commit sexual assault proportionately. So with that knowledge, and based on your rationale for fearing black men, shouldn’t all white men be feared as well? Why only apply fear towards black men?




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    • Anonymous says:

      A few years ago, I went travelling to a new country. I was with my girlfriends and we made the mistake of staying out late at night. We were having fun at a bar and before we knew it, it was 3 in the morning and we were trying to go home. There was so much litter in the streets, it was unbelievable. Huge piles of rubbish.

      The men were disgusting, grabbing at us, shouting at us. We went to get some food, and while waiting, two men began assaulting my friend and grabbing her ass. There were police standing nearby but they didn’t do a single thing. It was the worst sexual harassment I have ever experienced in my life, worse than any other country I have ever been in Asia, Africa or South America.

      I was on a night out in Cardiff, Wales.




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  14. Anonymous says:

    when I first arrived on island I was cat called mercilessly. it was not from everyone just a certain group which I simply chalked up to being a cultural thing. Do I wish That being said I still stay cautious by default in certain areas on island. Would you not tell you daughter that if she has any inkling of fear to air on the side of caution? I guess you can say the opposite to men not to whistle and hiss and women. Unfortunately is a small percentage make the bad name for all but it is what it is what it is.




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  15. Anonymous says:

    Deflectionary tactics at best. Ill continue to cross the street and grip my purse tight every time I see sketchy person coming towards me, be they black, white or orange.




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    • Anonymous says:

      no, if the sketchy person is black, you shouldn’t, you should only grip it tighter if they are white, otherwise you are obviously a racist




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  16. Anonymous says:

    Valid remark, but there is a counterpoint: Women of all colors and marital status endure daily sieges of misogyny from cat-calling males ranging from horn honking “hey babies” to brazen ass grabs. It’s rarely welcome from any skin color. Anyone that looks at us with predatory eyes is going to experience the reciprocal self defense posturing. Misogyny, opportunistic rape, and other crime may be endemic to the Caribbean, Latin America, and parts of Asia, but that doesn’t make any of it welcome here. If any male is crossing the street to elicit a reaction from or encounter with a lone female, that is a predatory activity – regardless of your skin color or what you may perceive to be your sexual candidacy/eligibility.




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  17. Anonymous says:

    Very well said. Agree wholeheartedly!




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  18. Anonymous says:

    @ 7:52,

    The sad thing is, this poster fails to see the irony in their comment and actually believes they made a valid point.

    This is the power of institutionalised discrimination and the subsequent conditioning of the general society.

    – Whodatis

    * The fact remains that I grew up in a predominantly Black country which;
    boasted a higher average salary than the USA or UK, provided a higher standard of living than most other countries, was virtually devoid of serious crime, home burglaries were literally unheard of, hosted a comfortable majority-percentage middle-class, opened its arms to immigrants of all backgrounds – doubling its population in the process (without the hint of a Brexit, border wall, EDL or AFD), maintained a reputation of “warm and friendly” people throughout.

    Interestingly, whilst growing up, the issue of race in the above context never entered our minds. Our culture and community was one where such standards were a given … as natural as drinking a glass of water.

    Fast-forward to modern day and we see the more our dynamics shift to match that of the typical western metropolis, the more we see standards slipping, crime increasing, grievances grow, and tranquility diminish, and races segregating.

    Neither side is completely at fault, but to the original poster’s point, people arriving with pre-conceived prejudices (from arguably inferior jurisdictions – in terms of aforementioned qualities) have definitely had an impact on the host community and only serve to further breakdown what was once almost paradise.

    ** To the disdain of what appears to be the average CNS poster, I would be remiss to not reference the undeniable role the general endeavour of Caymanians to adhere to strong, Christian values played in bringing forth the above.

    Interestingly, that integral part of Caymanian culture is what is now under greatest attack and often blamed by our newcomers for the majority of our failings – as they see it, no less.

    All I know is, when one discovers a charming hut on the water’s edge of paradise, it may not be the best idea to go chopping away at the stilts, crafted from local material.




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  19. Anonymous says:

    Maybe the local male black population can make the first move by not committing such a disproportionate amount of violent crime?




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    • Anonymous says:

      Are you aware of the crime rate and epidemic in N Ireland, Glasgow and Lancashire?

      Virtually all young, White males.




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      • Anonymous says:

        Why the xxxx would I care about those places?




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        • Anonymous says:

          Exactly.
          Why would you care?
          Racists only care about the other side and completely overlook or excuse the identical shortcomings of their own.




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      • Anonymous says:

        Likewise the deadheads of West Bay shoot each other and your kids beat the crap out of each other during inter school fights in Walkers Road.
        So much for the black brotherhood, you only rely on playing the down trodden race card when you’re bored killing, maiming, stealing from or enslaving your own.




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  20. Anonymous says:

    This was the best featured comment I have ever read on here.

    Thank you for bringing up the word “micro-aggressions.” Many white or light-skinned people go through the day taking their white privilege for granted, never ever being aware of the things they do and say which contribute to discrimination. And many people of color often don’t understand why they feel so bad when they’ve left their presence. I suppose you can’t blame white people for not knowing what they don’t know (some of the time). However, your article is a great step in creating awareness.

    Thank you again!




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    Well said on each account.




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  22. Anonymous says:

    Check the prison population…..




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    • Anonymous says:

      don’t bring facts into this discussion!




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    • Anonymous says:

      So you’re saying that white people are rightfully afraid of black men because the prison is filled with black men? If your rationale is correct, then white people should also be afraid to attend country music concerts, or go to school, or send their children to school, or put their money in hedge funds, or employ white accountants. I won’t go into how hundreds of years of social conditioning have contributed to a higher rate of black incarceration, but I invite you to Google “National Registry of Exonerations” to give you some idea.

      You are correct that there are some bad black men out there. But you must admit that there are some bad white guys out there too. The difference is that the rest of the white male population are not feared or treated unfairly as a result.

      BTW, my Featured Comment above (thanks CNS) was not intended to be divisive at all. There is enough divisiveness in the world right now. My comment was only intended to raise a little awareness. That’s all. I know we all have a lot to deal with everyday and sometimes we need to just suck it up. But to me, treating law-abiding people as if they should be feared simply based on the colour of their skin (particularly in their own home country) just creates more divisiveness. And its a bit rude. Thanks.




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      • Diogenes says:

        Kinda sad, CNS hasn’t featured one of my comments yet, then again people tend to get very stirred up with most of my comments, they say do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life, I love pissing off bigots and fundamentals.
        Worth it, even better when the world is starting to back your arguments up so people start digging deeper and deeper to justify their hatred,
        Also CNS when are y’all gonna offer me a job, have I not proved my authorial skills (my punctuation does leave a bit to be desired) ,plus I’ll work for free

        Love Diogenes




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      Tell me when you go to the U S A, do you stay in the all black area, i don’t think so., end of story.




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  23. Anonymous says:

    Dude you’re just going to have to tough it out. The rest of us are worried about being robbed, stabbed or shot.




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      May you never feel the level of pain that your words will bring to others.




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        “Words” causing no pain compared to being shot, stabbed, raped or being beaten up. Your problem with “words” is a problem in your head, you can deal with it.




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    • Anonymous says:

      In that case, may I suggest you; not enroll your kids in Sandy Hook primary, don’t attend open air concerts in Las Vegas, and avoid joining progressive political party retreats on Norwegian islands?

      Just a heads up … actually, keep it down if you decide otherwise.

      – Who




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      • Anonymous says:

        And is relevant to a discussion about Cayman because?




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      • Anonymous says:

        Or pretend to be an African in Africa, because trust me bobo, you definitely ain’t welcome there despite inventing ‘African’ names and dressing like an extra from a Hollywood B movie.
        Africans and their descendants continue to kill more of their own than any white man has ever been accused of. Historically, they have enslaved and sold their own race to the white and Arab traders, committed genocide on inferior tribes, stolen huge wealth from their own people and continue to use extreme violence as a political weapon.
        So please, before you attempt to reinvent history to satisfy your own inadequacy, take a look at the number of black populated country’s that have serious violence issues within their own racial communities and deny the disproportionate statistics that identify the continuing propensity of the black race to do harm to itself.
        But you won’t do that because it doesn’t fit with your in built persecution complex and victim mentality.
        To attempt to connect the actions of single madmen to the organised murder of your own race by gangbangers, tribal warlords, religious factions or entire governments is clearly the mark of an idiot.
        The lists of country’s riven by this savagery is exhaustive, but start with Jamaica, Brazil, Nigeria, Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe, N&S Sudan, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, Mali, Niger etc………………..
        So name me one white continent that is almost entirely consumed by each individual nation state killing or robbing its own people on unimaginable scales? Hmmm, didn’t think so.




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          11:13. That is true and people don’t want to say anything about or bring it up. on’t forget the Aztec’s who basically killed off other weaker tribes and enslaved them. Also throwing babies into active volcano’s and killed slaves to please the sun god. Not one white person present to tell them to do this.

          Im not not white btw




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    Lol fi real!!! Can’t get the racism out of them though. That is hundreds of years of pure racists there!




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