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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #8)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:50 PM

12. I'm a Southerner. I'm white, but the first boy

I ever kissed was black.

I've grown up with black people. I didn't even know there was some dichotomy until I was nearing adulthood. It just wasn't "a thing" with my family.

What I don't understand is why so many black people like the Clintons. President Bill even admitted his Crime Bill resulted in the mass incarceration of minorities. His "welfare reform" bill did nothing but hurt minorities because it didn't address why they needed the help in the first place. I was reporting for a local newspaper in a tourism-based community (i.e. low pay for cyclical work) back then and I know what was happening to people - of all colors - and it wasn't pretty.

So, the black folks I know aren't saying those things, especially the Muslim black folks. Get back to me on that one, btw. They have double whammies.

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