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And in the impact segment tonight as we reported last night Saturday's big civil rights event in Washington was long on grievance.
Short on problem solving.
See my talking points memo from last on on billoreilly.com.
But there is some good news a number of black Americans are starting to question why the civil rights establishment is avoiding the key issues on crime.
And the collapse of the traditional family.
Writing USA today columnist Wayne -- -- made that point.
And yesterday the president of the center for neighborhood enterprise Bob Woodson was also critical of the civil rights industry -- -- joins us now from Washington.
So -- as you know we've been reporting on this for about a month and I believe it's a collapse of the traditional African American family that's leading to the violence -- education chaos in general.
Am I wrong.
No you're right bill but there has always been a great divide in the black community over this issue.
The civil rights movement of which I was a part in the sixties.
Has declined in morphed into a race grievance industry.
And was Booker -- Washington to try to gentry said -- are groups of blacks.
Who thrives off the grievance of their fellow blacks if if blacks lose they Greivis they lose their income.
And unfortunately that's what we have today.
-- I don't believe that extends all the way down to the folks or is it just centered in the hot look we established last night very very vividly and nobody is challenged it.
That last Saturday's march in Washington was funded by the teachers unions very heavily.
And that the money went into organizations.
Like Al sharpton's action committee and -- other civil rights concerns in his big money involved.
What do the rank and file African American folks in your opinion.
Want the government money he continued to flow and therefore.
Get behind the grievance industry.
As I said bill in 1965.
-- -- a banner headline I don't know on the front page of the Washington Post.
And has said port negroes are not benefiting from the games of the civil rights movement.
And and sold -- even from back then until today.
The interest of those so called leadership has as it's often been at odds with the rank and file.
And this is true on this issue if you would take -- -- -- most low income black support vouchers for education.
The civil rights leadership opposes it.
It in the end Cincinnati Ohio friends and Sharpton and others came -- when a white police officer shot a black.
Young star and as a consequence.
They boycotted this city.
Well the police then it resulted in police nullification sort of police set -- I'm gonna get accused of a racist and I won't patrolled the black communities the murder rate went -- 800% building one year.
But it wasn't the sons and daughters of those leaders whose children -- those neighborhoods.
And the same thing is occurring in New York.
Where stop and Frist has threatened which means that if they are successful.
-- you'll see -- to within an -- Here in New York that live in the black neighborhoods that are affected by stop and -- the most.
Don't want it all the polls -- that they're supporting the liberal candidates that are going to throw it out.
And and that's my question.
See nothing's gonna get better I'm given up on a civil rights industry is too much money.
And they're not gonna come around and look out and try to solve any -- -- not that you blame everything on the white establishment as they always have.
But -- I'm trying to rally the regular African American people say look.
You guys got to get to the nub of the problem the collapse of the family's word is all -- you can't -- good education.
If there's no.
Episode on that and families if you're gonna have 75% out of better wedlock births.
You have chaos and poverty everywhere get behind it start to get appear Prager.
Working against that but it's not happening but -- there aren't there are solution so the problem that's.
-- is what we do at the center for neighborhood enterprise and other groups are going into those neighborhoods.
And visiting those families to 30% of the families that are raising children that -- not dropping out of school on jail and drugs and we are finding out.
How what is it -- better it's happening and those households that causing people and toxic neighborhoods to raise children successfully.
And we must and what we're doing is demonstrating when you invest in.
Those neighborhood leaders and then.
Take steps to help what they do to inspire others to change.
That's what we we have to have solution.
Conferences and and and bring people together around these are -- -- -- you're at loggerheads with the civil rights industry and the -- role.
Why -- establishment that says we don't hear any of that it's all about big government porn more and more money into the precincts -- and work.
Poverty rate is now higher than it was fifty years ago when the war on poverty.
Start and and not work.
It makes it really does bill but I still think.
That we have demonstrated that in the city of Milwaukee Wisconsin for instance is that all five via a 25 year low and violence.
Because of the initiatives that I didn't take it can work but -- the war has got to get out.
woods and that turned out.
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