Re: Fred Reed - The Dave Barry of Racists

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Aug 07 2001 - 08:04:08 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: "Russell Blackford" <>
> >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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