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Climate kerfuffle: Did Sen. Barbara Boxer really direct a "racial slant" at African-American Harry Alford?

At yesterday’s climate hearings, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California looked down at the black man testifying about the impact of climate legislation on business and asked: “Colored boy, what are you doing with this sophisticated report?” Or at least that’s the way Harry Alford, CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, recounted it in a phone interview with’s B-Cast.  “It was condescending,” he said, “like being in Mississippi in 1945......

July 17, 2009 — Brendan Borrell
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