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  •  Mark Wahlberg said the same thing, Whatabout. (1+ / 0-)
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    I heard him in an interview in which he detailed the problems he got himself into as a teenager and how he managed to escaped serious punishment unlike the black boys he knew.

    As you said, the way society views young white boys misbehaving is very different from how black boys are viewed.
    Black boys are just bad. Evil. Thugs. White boys are just boys.

    Thank you for this post.

    Maya Angelou: "Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."

    by JoanMar on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 04:39:44 PM PDT

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