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Response to flamingdem (Reply #52)

Tue Mar 8, 2016, 11:36 AM

53. Perhaps it's oft-repeated because many AA DUers have been trying

to explain this very point over and over again, only to be met with accusations that it's a smear campaign or racial dogwhistling.

I've read the whole thread. The post that most resonated with me is that the mothers of these murdered children live in middle-class communities. Black people aren't getting killed because they live in ghettos, whether they do or not (I object to the term "ghetto", but that's beside the point). Black people are getting killed because they're black. When has Bernie ever addressed this point in the campaign? Not in terms of socioeconomic injustice, but just racism, by itself?

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