Black Conservative Advises, Move Past ‘Victimization…Into Freedom’.. “Our Central Problem is the Breakdown of the Family”

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By Susan Jones, CNSNews, June 10, 2020 

( – Shelby Steele, a black conservative author and senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, he grew up in Chicago, in the1950s and 60s, and “I know what segregation is like, I know what racism is like, I know it intimately.”

But that was then, he told Fox News’s Martha MacCallum on Tuesday:

It’s over with. It pops up here or there. Racism is an impulse in the human condition, it will always be there to some degree, but what is different between when I was a young person and today is that there are opportunities absolutely everywhere. Everybody from around the world wants to get here and take advantage of our opportunities.

We’ve got to get past this sort of dwelling in our history of victimization, and we’ve got to move into freedom. And seize it. Make something out of it. It’s right there in front of us.

It breaks my heart to see young people, Black Lives Matter, angry and still going over this victimization as though that’s the truth of who we are as a people, is that we’ve been victims. What a sad thing to think, what a sad way to think of yourself.  …

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