Taken from P6.

Here’s the video:


Now Gordon doesn’t get it exactly right. When he talks about what black people have a tendency to do, he appears to talk about that tendency as if it were natural, or perhaps cultural.

It isn’t.

The tendency he refers to is one, to the extent that it exists, is the product of black American political development, or rather the lack of it. And that lack stems from the corroding effect of Jim Crow politics on black American life, and the treatment of black needs as “special interests.”