Why do black people get to have the BET awards, yet if whites had the WET awards we'd be in HUGE trouble?

I do not mean to be rascist in any way... I don't have a problem with black people. But I don't understand why they get to have these exclusive events, when whites would never be allowed to hold an event like that! In my opinion things like the BET awards are just putting up more barriers between races.

Update:

It's not like black people are banned from the CMT awards... it's just that most black people choose not to have a career in country music. Not a very good argument.

Update 2:

The barriers of race were broken a long time ago. Sure, black people can recognize that fact. But what does having exclusive music awards shows, televisions stations, and parties have anything to do with that? They're just contributing to segregation. They're not being treated like slaves anymore, but they can exclude other races just to 'let us have a taste of their misery' or something?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I really don't see what would be wrong with having awards shows and channels for every different ethic group. If there's BET, why not have WET, AET, HET, NAET etc...?

    However, BET is a cultural wasteland with substandard programming, so maybe it shouldn't be imitated.

  • Me
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Seeing how Darius Rucker from Hootie and the blowfish is now a country star that gets played all the time on CMT,as well as Rissi Palmer, that comment makes no sense..AND..I'm still waiting for the W.B.C.F to start up.That's White Boy College Fund. And maybe we will have a MS.WHITE AMERICA some day,and a MS TEEN WHITE AMERICA some day..And ohhhh for the day when we get a WHITE HISTORY MONTH!!!!!!!!!!

  • 4 years ago

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  • Choc1
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    And Whites are not banned from the BET Awards either. Eminem has performed at several of them. And Teena Marie has performed, too. So this is not a good argument either.

    And by the way, Hispancics had an award show by the name of ALMA that aired last week, if you didn't make a post about that, you should not of made one about this.

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  • Esther
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    You know I don't see it that way. I don't recall whites being told they had to sit at the back of the bus or use different bathrooms, like blacks were told in this country for a very long time.

    I see it as pride in how far black people have come. Fine with me.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You can have it, just nobody bothered to set one up, go for it. hat about all the country music stations on tv? Grand Old Opera for one, no blacks participating in that. You people will gripe about anything that black people have to represent themselves, yet you have it all, until recently everything on tv was for and benefited whites only.

  • 1 decade ago

    Its so they can feel good about themselves and rise up and go to Harvard or anywhere they have a quota rule.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    i concur that its barriers, but then, white ppl have the oscars...lol

    you knwo what i mean? bet is ok cuz black ppl are a minority. but if whites had somethin like that, since they are a majority all it would do is exclude ppl whereas with a minority its more like their bandin toether

  • 1 decade ago

    why were w's allowed to hold humans captive as workers.

    but when b's do one thing wrong, their all bad?

    Source(s): NO ONE SAID THAT YOU COULDNT WATCH IT...lol. the title shouldnt stop you from watching it.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No you wouldn't you bubble gum clacking cvnt!!!

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