Sorry but I have go to the eye doctor so he can check his handiwork on my eyes…..since that is always a trip in waiting I felt I would re-blog one from my op-ed blog, Gulf South Free Press….hopefully I will return soon…until then please enjoy chuq
Years ago I had this debate with a group here in the South…..it all began when I heard someone bitching about Black music and how irritating it was…..
But it began when a couple of men were talking about mixed race marriages and their offspring…….their big question was which culture is the best to bring up their children?
My first question was what did they mean by culture.
After a few minutes of bumbling and stumbling they moved their conversation to the music. (okay I got a chuckle out of their awkwardness)
I immediately jumped on this with blaming segregation for these so-called “ills”…..
Here in the South segregation was a enforceable social event. Blacks were herded into enclaves in cities and towns…..they had the own medical services, education, lingo and music.
Then when segregation was overturned whites began wanting to include the Afro-American people into the land of the…
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