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EffieBlack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 04:27 PM
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45. Ah yes - the "hustler" perjorative -
Edited on Tue Jul-19-11 04:29 PM by EffieBlack
A term reserved almost exclusively for outspoken black activists.

And, of course, what is any discussion about Rev. Sharpton without dragging out Tawana Brawley, since we can't even THINK of giving this man any credit for anything he's done in the last 20 years - let's instead judge him based on something that happened TWO DECADES AGO and insist that, unlike the rest of us, he is either incapable of or unworthy of any credit for growing in the intervening years.

Meanwhile, recently converted (supposedly) former Republicans, disgraced politicians, and loud-mouths who've accomplished little more in their adult lives are given a pass and even lionized. I guess that's because they're not "hustlers."

And some folks think the playing field is even and scream bloody murder when anyone points out how race still matters in America.

Absolutely disgusting.
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