John Stewart on Charleston Shooting

Jon Stewart was at his best last night when he delivered a powerful monologue on the Charleston shooting. His analysis made clear the fact that this incident cannot be called anything else than a racist attack. Though the shooter made clear his intentions to kill black people, some in the conservative media are beginning to analyze this incident as a religious attack. I do not believe that anyone is born racist. Culture conditions people to embrace this ideology. As Stewart mentions in his monologue, in South Carolina, streets are named after Confederate Generals and the Confederate flag still flying in South Carolina. While some Southerners may consider the Confederate flag as Southern pride, for many black people, it is psychological terrorism. Watch here what Jon Stewart had to say:

 

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June 19, 2015 · 3:48 pm