Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: "Russell Blackford" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Mike Lorrey said
> >The common saying among black kids today is that 'books
> >are for whites'.
> Don't know about the black kids in your neighborhood, but I've lived among
> black kids all my life. Never once heard any of them say that.
Actually, a black kid who lived downstairs from me in my last apartment
building said that, and its a common refrain reported by inner city
I'd really like to see the question put in a census survey, asking
households how many books they own. I'll put money down that this is the
most indicative factor involved in scholastic achievement.
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