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    ... as far as the Black community, I read an excellent post generally about this over at Nezua's The Unapologetic Mexican speaking frankly with the African American author of The Latino Challenge to Black America, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, who had written about the strains between the black and Latino communities.

    I don't think we need to reinvent the wheel on this.  The diverse blogosphere is probably way ahead of us on the issue of race, there's blogs of every ethnic variety that are tackling this issue.

    The quota systems now in place are very confusing to me to understand.  Duke wrote a diary about this but I can't say I would be able to explain what he said in a way that would be useful.

    I don't think this would be a difficult thing to work out.  And a discussion about race is, to me, a useful thing.

    •  as long as we can anticipate enough of the (1+ / 0-)
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      probable friction points and a way to lessen the "heat" generated by it ahead of time we can achieve greater social change more easily, as fewer people will perceive that change as a threat and react against it.

      And keeping reactionary forces down is a net good for everyone.

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