Originally Posted by ~fox~
This statement is ignorant. My parents were in this category and never displayed any form of racism whatsoever. They even relocated to the South, where I grew up and they treated people of all colors with respect and kindness.
I admit I was generalizing for effect, but you can't deny that wasn't the widespread sentiment at the time.
There were exceptions of course, as there are to any other predominant behavior. Such as people not having sex even though they can.