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Response to meadowlander (Reply #16)

Sun May 31, 2020, 05:44 PM

23. I don't deny systemic racism, because it is simply obvious. But the

dynamics of what is happening are different than what you claim. Before I get accused of White privs, I am AA, raised in the AA part of my city, although I live in another part now.

Black people around where I live tend to be overweight, most often badly so. Although some of that is a function of what we were historically left to eat, we have the option to modify our diet, I did long ago. Also, some of the food that we have historically eaten is NOT cheap now, at Publix yesterday, I saw packets of skinless chicken breasts going for $4-$5, two heads of cauliflower for $5. A food that Blacks have historically eaten? I saw a packet of Oxtail that had far less protein weight that the chicken breasts going for $12. I can make delicious pan seared skinless chicken using a tiny amount of salt, some pepper and extra-virgin olive oil. So, in short, some of our problems with health issues are self induced.

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