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Re: Marion Barry apologizes for anti-Asian remarks

EbonyRose ·
Oops!! You know ... as people get older, they just tend to just spit out what they're thinking off the top of their heads at the moment!! Marion's telling it like it is. But also, he needs to stress how important it is that there be Black business owners ready to take their place. It's not just about buying a shop and opening up the door. You have to have the business skills to be able to make it successful.
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Re: Marion Barry apologizes for anti-Asian remarks

Yemaya ·
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: Oops!! You know ... as people get older, they just tend to just spit out what they're thinking off the top of their heads at the moment!! Marion's telling it like it is. But also, he needs to stress how important it is that there be Black business owners ready to take their place. It's not just about buying a shop and opening up the door. You have to have the business skills to be able to make it successful. I don't have a problem with what he said. Why do...
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Re: Marion Barry apologizes for anti-Asian remarks

Xeon ·
“We are tired of sub-standard treatment, tired of being kept [at] arms length distance, tired of the lack of community engagement.” Hmmmmm…well….actually, I agree with him. Unfortunately, Asians believe Negroes are lazy, inept, lack the necessary intellectual skills to compete and have no family structure that is standard for other races and ethnicities. But whose fault is this? Whether you agree with it or not – perception is reality to most people. Since American Negroes openly and...
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Marion Barry apologizes for anti-Asian remarks

sunnubian ·
Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 04/05/2012 UPDATE: Marion Barry apologizes for anti-Asian remarks By Mike DeBonis Marion S. Barry, Jr. @ marionbarryjr I admit, I could and should have said it differently. But the facts are still very present in our daily lives here. 5 Apr 12 Reply Retweet Favorite UPDATE, 4:40 P.M: Faced with a torrent of criticism from his colleagues and other city residents, Marion Barry apologized Thursday afternoon for his Election Day suggestion that Asian business owners in his...
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