Jesse Jackson fears black youths: racism?

Michael Trigoboff
Tigard, OR

Even Jesse Jackson said a few years ago, “There is nothing more painful to me … than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery, then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved.”

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/opinion/articles/960318/archive_010008.htm

Young black males commit crime way out of proportion to their numbers. Taking that into account when you’re out in the street is not irrational, it’s street-smart. It’s not profiling, it’s probability.

 

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