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  •  This is a really important diary, thanks. (2+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, Osmosis is best

    OK, why are the blighted inner-city neighborhoods in this nation's metropolitan areas so often BLACK neighborhoods?

    Nobody who's shallowly informed, dares ask this question, for fear of being called "racist."

    But it's a question that needs asking, seriously.

    Tipped and rec'd.

    It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

    by karmsy on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 06:05:09 PM PDT

    •  I am not sure if you are sincere (3+ / 0-)
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      mookins, karmsy, RiveroftheWest

      Perhaps you skipped over a few facts but if you look at it collectivley...  Your question should be... How long can we endure...

      The thing about the truth.... It just "is".

      by Osmosis is best on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 07:47:12 PM PDT

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      •  OK, I re-read my comment. (3+ / 0-)

        Point taken, my meaning WAS ambiguous.

        I meant that the link between urban blight and systemic racism, is difficult for many to see, but clearer the more you study it.

        Again, I appreciated the diary, for broaching what is clearly a difficult conversation in society.

        It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

        by karmsy on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 08:34:27 PM PDT

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    •  I'll hear that question at our family reunion (2+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, Osmosis is best

      if I go this year.  This diary gives me the answer; it's everything those yahoos have put out of their minds.

      "The war on drugs followed by the war on terror has eliminated protections we have had since the Magna Carta." -Horace Boothroyd III

      by mookins on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 08:06:34 PM PDT

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