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IndianaJones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-09-08 10:21 PM
Response to Reply #12
16. I haven't singled out Iowa....I've posted on racial issues many times.
Iowa has recently had its caucus, so I have chosen to discuss them.
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  -What are the chances that the people of Iowa address some of the racial inequality in their state... IndianaJones  Jan-09-08 10:04 PM   #0 
  - To what are you referring, exactly?  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:08 PM   #1 
  - racial inequality in Iowa, specifically. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:10 PM   #2 
     - How do you know Iowa has "racial inequality" that...  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:12 PM   #3 
        - Do African Americans span the entire state? As Tavis Smiley said the other day...  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:13 PM   #4 
           - Oh, I see...  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:16 PM   #8 
           - Why does Iowa have the highest incarceration rate in the country for African Americans? nt,  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:18 PM   #10 
           - Ok - let's magically make more people of color move here!  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:18 PM   #11 
              - the point is...Iowa is putting black people in jail at a higher rate than the rest of the country nt  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:20 PM   #13 
                 - or perhaps  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:24 PM   #19 
                    - ...and I would say that is where the inequities lie...  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:30 PM   #25 
                    - median earnings for African American males $17k...median for men in general $31k. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:30 PM   #26 
  - What racial inequality?  petersjo02   Jan-09-08 10:14 PM   #5 
  - lets start with economic and judicial inequality. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:16 PM   #6 
     - I hear what you are saying..  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:19 PM   #12 
        - I haven't singled out Iowa....I've posted on racial issues many times.  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:21 PM   #16 
  - As opposed to racial inequality in the other 49 states?  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:16 PM   #7 
  - Lets discuss one state at a time. Iowa is proud of its first in the nation status...  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:17 PM   #9 
     - Oh brother!  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:21 PM   #14 
     - Why is Iowa putting blacks in jail at such a high rate? nt  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:22 PM   #17 
     - Well, I can tell you that we just supported...  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:22 PM   #18 
        - Jealous!  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:25 PM   #20 
        - I know...isn't that trippy?  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:28 PM   #22 
        - LOL!! Great story! n/t  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:30 PM   #24 
        - We had a HUGE turnout for Obama, too  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:28 PM   #23 
        - So, do you feel this will translate to initiatives to correct the inequity in the state? nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 10:26 PM   #21 
           - To be honest...  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 10:35 PM   #27 
           - Do I feel that a large contingent of Obama...  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 10:43 PM   #28 
              - Thank you!  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 11:02 PM   #29 
                 - Oh, you're too sweet...  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 11:05 PM   #30 
                    - and we have  cyberswede   Jan-09-08 11:09 PM   #31 
  - What's Indiana's record like, in comparison to Iowa?  onenote   Jan-09-08 10:21 PM   #15 
  - But what exactly - forcing blacks to live there?!?!  TankLV   Jan-09-08 11:11 PM   #32 
     - I don't blame ya....  TwoSparkles   Jan-09-08 11:21 PM   #33 
     - only white people think racial equality means having the same number of people. lmao. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-09-08 11:53 PM   #34 

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