TITLE

The Sister Souljah affair

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckerman, M.B.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/29/92, Vol. 112 Issue 25, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Responds to the statements made by black rap singer Sister Souljah in an interview with the `Washington Post' after the Los Angeles riots. Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton's response to Sister Souljah; Jesse Jackson's descent to demagoguery condoning black racism; Suggestion that black leaders must isolate and defeat this demagoguery; All Americans must fight against black demagogues; Clinton was right to stand up for tolerance and justice.
ACCESSION #
9206291139

 

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