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  •  It Could Have Been That Much Easier, Yes Indeed. (9+ / 0-)

    I can't think for 2 minutes about any stage of my life without seeing that some opportunity would have unavailable if I'd been Black, and often not because of economics or prejudice but because of position, connections, and freedom to think that an idea far outside the box has tangible prospects.

    This is entirely apart from the hassles stemming from racism, unfamiliarity and prejudice.

    It's been obvious since my integrated prep school days in the late 60's. I've studied and worked in integrated situations ever since, enough to see that your concluding question has a very straightforward answer.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 10:44:01 AM PST

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