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1 freetoken  Wed, Jul 31, 2013 1:31:38pm

One of his best comments:

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Just so nobody gets the wrong idea, I should probably say here that my best friend is white. Monday 8:08pm

2 majii  Wed, Jul 31, 2013 3:55:56pm

Many on the right seem to think that if something is not being discussed, it’s not happening. They talk endlessly about crime in Chicago and the black-on-black crime rate, but they never utter a word about the number of white-on-white crimes exceeding the number of black-on-black crimes. Always talking about blacks and crime allows them to demonize Black Americans. It also gives them cover to continue of the stereotyping and scapegoating of Black Americans. It is also used to justify their love for SYG laws, their opposition to any gun control laws, and their support for racial profiling. IOWs, if something isn’t happening to them, it’s not happening to anyone else. I’m a retired high school teacher, and I know for a fact that some white kids get into just as much trouble as some black and Hispanic kids because I saw it for myself. The only difference is in the incarceration rates. Black and Hispanic kids are more likely to end up in the juvenile justice system/prison than white kids.

3 SidewaysQuark  Wed, Jul 31, 2013 5:47:17pm

The largest correlating factor to crime rates, after normalizing for any other factor, is level of income, period. Of course helping the poor in a sustainable manner is never brought up as a solution to crime.

4 HappyWarrior  Wed, Jul 31, 2013 7:45:02pm

Brilliant oh so brilliant.

5 Blue Point  Wed, Jul 31, 2013 8:50:26pm

re: #2 majii

I witnessed white folk kick the living shit out of other white folk for the same things brothers banging for. But when caught, brothers have a longer walk. I put up with hell along with the brothehood of the corner. No future there. Stories, and print in small type. I have my borrowed years now and I am just blessed. Week in Ocean City Maryland with my family. Mom Dad Kel Patrick Nat and Fi from high country. Mike and Diane from PennsDown the Shore. Not the Beach. The SHORE. I live for mutual respect and laughter.

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