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about suburbs is they're highly status- conscious communities.
Certainly in Westchester.
That's right. And one of the things that I learned in the
thirty-five years that I lived in Hastings is that the status
impression will cut across race. When we first moved there, some of
our friends-- you know, white friends who were running for office and
what not-- would tell us about what some of the working class whites
would say. “Well, you don't have to worry. You have super-blacks.”
[Laughter] Which is very funny.
Well, I can't tell you very much about what actually happens in
e schools where there is a high percentage of blacks in the suburbs.
From any direct first-hand information.
I believe your daughter was also quoted here as saying that even
within the black student community that cleavages and attitudes of some
of the black students became extremely snobbish toward other black
Well, I guess they did. Snobbery is not a racially restricted
quality or characteristic.
Let me come back to--
Did you hear what I just said?
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