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Friday, September 09, 2005

"It's Not A Racial Thing..." -Powell

"These are people who don't have credit cards; only one in 10 families at that economic level in New Orleans have a car. So it wasn't a racial thing — but poverty disproportionately affects African-Americans in this country. And it happened because they were poor," he said.

Colin Powell, Interview With Barbara Walters 9/8/05. (Emphasis added).

Whew. I feel better being able to let THAT shibboleth go! Thanks Colin...

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