quote:Originally posted by Negrological:
sorry for the delayed response...i wasn't ignoring you.
That's okay, you don't seem like the type to do that.
quote:i understand your position. we are all shaped by our personal experiences and my experiences leads me to take a harder approach on matters like this. i am of the opinion, that black people should strive for excellence and that means being better than the rest. many of us are already at a socio-economic disadvantage therefore imo, we have little choice but to hold ourselves to a higher standard. being a father, i hold my daughters to a higher standard than everyone else. being black, i hold black people to a higher standard. but as i've said before i do see your position.
That's really all we can hope for is to be understood.
When I can think of a way to be more concise, we will have to revisit this, but rest assured I understand you, too.