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Response to bettyellen (Reply #25)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 09:05 AM

30. Well the NAACP don't need any advice

Because MLK knew what to do and did it...he focused his effort to the rights issue not the interpersonal ones with white people...he never once suggested that people stop using the word nigger...cause if he had he would have taken his eyes off the prise and that would have made the fight for the rights of black people to equal treatment more difficult.
the civil rights movement had it's radicals who wanted to do things like that, But King had studied Gandhi and knew it was a losing strategy...and by the way I am white, and I lived through those years and was in the middle of some of it.
I remember Lester Maddox passing out ax handles he called "nigger knockers" at his chicken restaurant and the civil rights movement just ignored it...no butthurt from MLK...no attempt to silence him and his racism...just keeping his eyes on the prize of black people having access to any public place...and it worked just as it did with Gandhi.

And these are not just your issues...it effects everyone...just as it did with civil rights....but go ahead and separate yourself from everyone else and continue the hyperbolic rhetoric...it will gain you little except some emotional satisfaction.

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