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To B: I'm not a racist

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Mar 9, 2006 at 18:44

I agree with some of the things you said. Meaning not everything is about race, but when Joe attempted to link the Black community with terrorism I was very upset. The majority of Blacks are Christians and many of them are in Irak and Afganistan right now fighting the terrorists alongside white,hispanic and soldiers of other races.

The nation of Islam does not speak for the Black community. During the civil rights era, the Black community chose to follow Martin Lutherking not the nation of Islam. When I think about the 2 million black sudanese Christian massacred by militant islamist, it's upsetting to see some one linking blacks to terrorism.

I accept everyone. That is why I believe this fight against the islamofacists encompases a wide range of people from different backgrouds. That's why this fight is not called a war on Arabs, Because the majority of Arabs are not terrorists. Arabs who have left islam can be our greatest asset. As a human being I respect and accept people of different races and cultures.
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