Getting away with murder -Reply

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Thu Oct 5 07:15:44 MDT 1995

At 6:59 AM 10/5/95, glevy at wrote:

>Why is it that so many in the African-American community were willing to
>believe Tyson, Jackson, Thomas,  OJ, ad nauseum?

Because of the absence of politics in America. Because everything is boiled
down to spectacles like the ones you listed. Because there are so few
outlets for black people to express their rebellion. Because black and
white Americans talk past each other, if they talk at all.



Doug Henwood
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