[PEN-L:5773] Re: Re: High school

Max Sawicky sawicky at epinet.org
Thu Apr 22 14:10:26 PDT 1999

> While we're noting the racism inherent in this
> terrible event,
> why don't we also point out that the "crisis" of
> violence in
> America's schools is actually a surge in
> incredibly violent,
> gun-related incidents where little WHITE BOYS
> pick up guns and
> start shooting.
> Because that would be a gross oversimplified racist
> view of the world?

Heard a factoid on Pacifica station. Before this episode, there were 11 deaths from this sort of thing over the past two or three years. In the same time period, there were 900 deaths to black youths from guns.

So the definition of the crisis is the crisis.


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