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  •  Talking about "a black America" or two (8+ / 0-)

    That overlooks the diversity of tens of millions of people and risks stereotyping and division.

    If you like classifying everything, one author (can't remember who) suggested three buckets: the runaway successes such as Oprah, the middle class, and the abandoned.

    Honest conversations begin at home. Whites having conversations about blacks is less likely to lead to constructive action than whites talking about why job applications with AA-sounding names draw fewer offers with identical qualifications.

    Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

    by Dogs are fuzzy on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 12:27:09 PM PDT

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