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Digest for theDigitalDrum@topica.com, issue 9

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  • Djehuti Sundaka
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 4, 2001
      theDigitalDrum@... wrote:

      > -- Topica Digest --
      >
      > All about Jesse (Helms that is)
      > By criticalman@...
      >
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      >
      > Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 20:34:11 +0000
      > From: theDigitalDrum <criticalman@...>
      > Subject: All about Jesse (Helms that is)
      >
      > theDigitalDrum #188, September 3, 2001, All about Jesse (Helms that is)
      >
      >
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      > because it advocates that Black people think, organize, and act.
      >
      > "America always ends up on the wrong side of the race question. Always.
      > The first to play race and the first to always deny it."
      > http://www.tbwt.com/content/article.asp?articleid=1500
      >
      > "…most outlets painted Helms as a conservative whose career has merely
      > been punctuated by controversial episodes, not as a demagogue whose
      > career has been defined by the politics of hate and reaction.
      > One exception was Washington Post columnist David Broder, whose August
      > 29 column, headlined "Jesse Helms, White Racist," offered a glimpse into
      > the public record that many other reporters were side-stepping."
      > http://www.fair.org/press-releases/helms.html
      >
      > "…Broder's call-out begs the obvious question: Why did he wait so long
      > to tell the truth about Jesse Helms? And wouldn't it have been more
      > effective, more dramatic, if Broder had stepped out front when Helms was
      > the powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, instead
      > of a lame duck retiree?"
      > http://www.salon.com/politics/feature/2001/08/31/broder/index.html
      >
      > Jesse Helms, White Racist
      > http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10822-2001Aug28.html
      >
      > "While many Brazilians argue that the country has been more successful
      > than the United States in creating a multiracial society, critics say
      > Brazil has ignored deep-seated racism for more than a century -- simply
      > because racism was never institutionalized in segregation or apartheid
      > laws as in other countries."
      > http://www.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/africa/08/23/race.brazil.reut/index.html
      >
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      > End of theDigitalDrum@... digest, issue 9
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