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Things I Think About

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Speaking freely and questioning everything, Jim Stroud opines and interviews experts on curious and controversial topics. For more great content, follow his blog at https://blog.jimstroud.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jim-stroud2/support

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13:13

If America is so racist, why is this happening?

I saw a video that featured teenagers and their reaction to racial injustice and police brutality in the wake of the George Floyd protests and riots. Listening to some of their testimonies was heartbreaking as they likened the USA to a third world country run by demagogues and storm troopers.  When the video finished, I asked myself, "If I were a black immigrant with the entire world as my option, would I choose to live in a country that would oppress me at every turn?" Of course, I would not, yet millions of black immigrants flow into the USA everyday and they prosper. How can that be when America is so racist? 
This is the first in a series of episodes defending America as being a racist institution profiting on the exploitation of minorities. More will come in the future.  Tune in to this one and share your thoughts? 

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