Black People, Culture And Poverty – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black People, Culture And Poverty – Ta-Nehisi Coates:

“Culture attracts such protest from many blacks not because we think that the culture of poverty is a myth, but because the mass of us who, in the space of about 40 years, have made more progress than any group of blacks before us, don’t deserve to be told that our culture is making people poor. Seriously. Fried catfish and Outkast ain’t never disenfranchised nobody.”

(Via Ta-Nehisi Coates.)

True dat.

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