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Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Give a man religion and he will starve to death while praying for fish.
Pessimists are more often right, but optimists are more often successful.
But that can make it seem like segregation now is all about poverty rather than race, and it’s not. The average African-American household making $75,000 a year or more, that family lives in a poorer neighborhood than the average white family making less than $40,000 a year. That is, a black family making twice as much money as a white family probably still lives in a poorer neighborhood. That’s according to a study from Brown University. Racial segregation and not just people’s income is key to understanding where people live and why, though I’m not sure we’re facing the reality of that today.
Even if I should become convinced, and I don’t think it would be possible to convince me -
that forced integration of education and housing was in the best interests of blacks and not too detrimental to whites I could not possible support it in good conscience”
“I realize that this position will lead us to a situation where in which blacks will continue to live, for the most part, in black neighborhoods, and where there will predominantly blacks schools and predominantly white schools
You can’t beat white people at anything, never, but you can knock them out. If you have 6 and the white guy has 5, he wins
You know, when you get old in life, things get taken from you … I mean … thats … thats part of life. But … you only learn that, when you start losing stuff
At a recent seminar, a woman who helps run a community college stood up to ask a question. “Well, the bad news,” she said, “is that we have to let everyone in. And the truth is, many of these kids just can’t be the leaders you’re describing, can’t make art. We need people to do manual work, and it’s those people.”