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I am not interested in splitting the white vote.
That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show, every day, in every way, things are getting a little worse for America's minorities relative to the progress made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income.
Let's not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes.
Chicago has been characterized as the most segregated city in the United States, a city they said could never change.
The third fallacy is that affirmative action doesn't work.
I have been urged by the earnest pleas of thousands of people to enter this race. Therefore, I hereby declare my candidacy for Mayor of Chicago.
Our concern is to heal. Our concern is to bring together.
Affirmative action works but we're going to need to muster all our political resources if we are to keep it in place.
Throughout American history many of our social gains and much of our progress toward democracy were made possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
Chicago is one city. We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals.
I am interested in garnering the white vote, and the black vote, and the Latin vote, and the Asian vote, and the business vote, and the labor vote.
What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative action is that it has been accomplished despite the Justice Department and the policies of the federal government.