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What You Can't Say

Len196 Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 9:31 AM
Dr. Walter E. Williams (to distinguish from the other Williams) is simply smart and intelligent, but most of all an honest human being. But he is not alone being a “credit to his race” as Dr. Thomas Sowell put it. I recommend to everyone to read a book by Keith Richburg, a chief foreign correspondent for “Washington Post”. The book titled “Out of America: a Black Man Confronts Africa”. Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia about K. Richburg: “He is the author of Out of America, which detailed his experiences as a correspondent in Africa, during which he witnessed the Rwandan Genocide, a civil war in Somalia, and a cholera epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo. Richburg's book provoked controversy in the African American community [1] due to
Len196 Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 9:33 AM
to its perceived criticism of Africans”.
A lot of smart, intelligent and honest black Americans realize and admit how much they benefited by being born in USA and by being simply an American, not African American.
Jon Hubbard, a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, has a book, titled "Letters to the Editor: Confessions of a Frustrated Conservative." Among its statements for which Hubbard has been criticized and disavowed by the Republican Party is, "The institution of slavery that the black race has long believed to be an abomination upon its people may actually have been a blessing in disguise. The blacks who could endure those conditions and circumstances would someday be rewarded with citizenship in the greatest nation ever established upon the face of the Earth."

Hubbard's observation reminded me of my 1972 job interview...