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any activity such as that in regard to South Africa. We have been
more understanding or tolerant, or restrained in our reaction to the
cruelties being imposed upon blacks by the South African government
than we've been in regard to other nations in which whites are
involved. I would like to add another thing that disturbs me. We
have not been concerned too much about independent black nations'
cruelty toward their people. “Unfortunately, there have been cruel
and barbaric acts which government power, government officials have
imposed upon these people. What does seem clear to me therefore is
that for whatever the reasons cruelties imposed upon blacks and maybe
Asians seem to be less disturbing to Europeans and Americans than
cruelties imposed upon whites. I don't know that you need to
categorize that, or call it anything. It is a fact. Calling it
racist does not change it. If anything it might just rigidify[?].
Yes, as a matter of fact, there was a letter to the New York
Times, I believe it may have been Tuesday. I think it was authored
by a professor. It pointed out the number of African nations that
have institutionalized or kept institutionalized some form of
discrimination. Even one Arab nation still practices black slavery
as he said. In other cases it's the Moslems that are being
suppressed, or the Asian Indians.
Or tribes. One black tribe against another black tribe.
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