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The essential prerequisite
August 10, 2009
Derrick Bell Ph.D. from United States
Unlike those conservatives, black and white, who only preach self help as a crowd-pleasing abstraction, Farrakhan's formulas emphasize the Nation of Islam's experience in educating black children, rehabilitating black prisoners, ridding black communities of drug dealers, and rebuilding respect for the self-the essential prerequisite for individuals determined to maintain the struggle against the racism that burdens our lives and, unless curbed, will destroy this country.
-Author of Author of Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism