[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] Re: blue serge

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Thu Dec 29 17:05:11 EST 2016


> 
> > I meant nothing political or otherwise by using the term "mixed race"
> >
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> I didn't - and don't - think that of you at all. I did give consideration to the possibility that my political tirade might be both problematic for
> you and out of place on the listserv. But then I thought, "I'm going to die, soon (metaphorically-speaking, perhaps). Fuck it." 🤡
> 
> On a more-serious note, please accept my apologies, Bill.
> 

1.  No apologies necessary.
2.  We all hope that the day you go to meet your reward is in the far distant future.
3.  I didn't find your "tirade" (and wouldn't have characterized it as such) in any way problematic, or out of place on the listserv.
4.  I am very aware that when I speak of the difficulties that a black man has because of white racism, I am treading a dangerous path.  I see feminist writers complain of "mansplaining"; the last thing I want to do is "whitesplain".    But Sample's comments, I thought, were worthy of note, so I just tried to reproduce them as matter-of-factly as I could, from the memory of a radio show heard about an hour before.

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