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Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says o
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"Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit"

- Anthony Braxton

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This quote by Anthony Braxton talks to the idea that numerous African Americans, particularly those from his generation, accept the concept that only European Americans can be racist. This is a fascinating concept, as it implies that African Americans are not efficient in racism, which is not true. Racism is a systemic issue that affects all people, regardless of race. Braxton's quote suggests that African Americans have accepted this concept, likely due to the truth that they have been the victims of bigotry for centuries. This acceptance of the concept that only European Americans can be racist is a kind of internalized injustice, as it implies that African Americans are not capable of racism. This quote functions as a pointer that racism is a systemic problem that affects all people, no matter race.

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This quote is written / told by Anthony Braxton somewhere between June 4, 1945 and today. He/she was a famous Musician. The author also have 7 other quotes.

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