Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry proved his lack of intelligence a long time ago. Frankly I am amazed people still vote for him even as a council member over there in D.C. But this latest foot in mouth from him proves that yes, Black people can be racist.
Barry recently referenced “these Asians” when talking about who opens up shops in many of the neighborhoods in his district. His words were:
“We got to do something about these Asians coming in and opening up businesses and dirty shops. … They ought to go. I’m going to say that right now.
He would later apologize for the statement. But just as with Whites and others who make stupid comments only to apologize later, we can’t forget that their slip showed what’s in their hearts.
Ethnic stupidity and stereotyping about any group, and being made by any group, should not be taken lightly. Especially when it comes from elected officials.
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