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Oh, no, no.
Quite the opposite in your view?
My view is that that is an excellent example of the fact
that whites are generally-- or in decision-making positions of
that sort-- really aren't able to take blacks seriously. And
maybe don't want to. Can you imagine any group such as that
listening to the kinds of things that I've been saying to you?
And understanding. First, they wouldn't expect that to be coming
from a black. They expect emotions. They expect extremism.
They expect simple stories kinds of things. Are you
understanding what I'm saying?
Yes. Without challenging in any way--
By all means, challenge.
The possibility that you would view this cynically or the
decision was a cynical one, did you ever suspect that because
Farrakhan was so much in the news, the Press Club knew it could
pack a luncheon? And, of course, they make some money when they
pack a luncheon.
All right. Let me ask you this. Has the Press Club ever
taken any of those extreme white Klan people as guests, or have
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