RE: Definition of Racism (without rent-a-riot)

From: Mitchell, Jerry (3337) (
Date: Thu Aug 09 2001 - 11:07:02 MDT

> Mitchell, Jerry wrote,
> > There's at least one other posts I've received in the last few
> > hours referring
> > to some black person that stated 'When walking down the street at
> > night, and
> > I hear footsteps, I am relived to find it to be a white person
> > instead of a
> > black person'. Want to know who said that? JESSE JACKSON....
> I know I'm not
> > going to hear anyone say that Jesse is racist against
> blacks now am I?
> Sources, please?
> It doesn't really matter if he said it or not, but if you're
> going to make
> an argument based on a quote from a famous person, you'd
> better be ready to
> provide a reference.
> Many of these kinds of quotes turn out to be rumors started
> by opponents.
> If you don't verify the source, you end up looking silling
> spreading urban
> legends.
> --
> Harvey Newstrom <> <>

It was 1994 to be exact, now can we get back an address the issue? Is Jesse
Jackson a racist? According to the other definitions I've seen here, it
looks like it. He's discriminating based on race. I would say no, because
his statement says nothing about the inherent inferiority/superiority of the
genetics of a race.

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