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The Fine Print of "The Race Card"

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"Playing the race card" is an idiomatic phrase that refers to exploitation of either racist or anti-racist attitudes by accusing others of racism. The phrase is commonly used in two contexts. In the first, and more common context, it alleges that someone has deliberately and falsely accused another person of being a racist in order to gain some sort of advantage. In the second context, it refers to someone exploiting prejudice against another race for political or some other advantage.

Your hosts, Bryan and Seterria, have argued that the term itself is a rhetorical device used in an effort to devalue and minimize claims of racism. Just because some exploit racism for personal gain doesn't mean racism doesn't still exist. Join your hosts as they revisit old topics of the show where racial implications were brought up, but never fully explored. Tonight all the race cards will be thrown on the table, and "The Fine Print" will show its hands.

Anyone brave enough to go all in and call their bluffs?

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