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Larry Elder: My dad's barbershop -- and personal responsibility (from 2005)
Townhall ^ | December 29, 2005 | Larry Elder

Posted on 08/08/2012 3:06:19 PM PDT by EveningStar

While off for the holidays, I took my 90-year-old, former Marine, Republican dad to his inner-city barbershop. Dad goes to the same barbershop that my brothers and I went to when we were growing up. Different people now own the shop, and I hadn't set foot in there in probably 35 years. Is it still, I asked Dad, the same "afro-centric," white-man-done-me-wrong, trash-talking joint? "Yes," sighed my father, who taught my brothers and me to overcome racism through hard work and personal responsibility.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; US: California
KEYWORDS: larryelder; racism; responsibility
This is an old article but it's still relevant.
1 posted on 08/08/2012 3:06:32 PM PDT by EveningStar
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