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Gifted Hands

TX Yankee Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 7:25 AM
Culture. Expectations. Turn off the TV, stop listening to rap music, tune out the race hustlers. Yep, start acting white and just see how your life will improve.
johnm h Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 7:38 AM
Except what is happening is our kids are acting ghetto. Tattoos, rap, pants around the knees,girls dressed like street walkers and the results will be the same. Where are their parents?
AZhot Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 9:05 AM
When you can't/won't rise the bottom, you lower the top. Again, that's Marxism for ya.
Seawolf Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 9:05 AM
The parents have been PC'd into keeping their mouths shut as has the rest of this nation. When you can be sent to "sensitivity training" or fired outright for "offending" someone who makes a living being offended, we are in deep trouble.

A remarkable book titled Gifted Hands tells the personal story of Benjamin Carson, a black kid from the Detroit ghetto who went on to become a renowned neurosurgeon.

At one time young Ben Carson had the lowest grades in his middle school class, and was the butt of teasing by his white classmates. Worse yet, he himself believed that he was just not smart enough to do the work.

Fortunately for him, his mother, whose own education went no further than the third grade, insisted that he was smart. She cut off the television set and made him and his brother...