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In Her Own Disputed Words; Transcript of Interview That Spawned Souljah's Story
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The Washington Post (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Jun 16, 1992
Start Page: a.07
Section: A SECTION

Following is a partial transcript of an interview between rap singer Sister Souljah and Washington Post staff writer David Mills on the subject of the Los Angeles riots. Speaking at the Rainbow Coalition convention Saturday, Democratic candidate Bill Clinton cited remarks in this interview - which appeared in The Post on May 13 - as "filled with a kind of hatred" and criticized the group for having Sister Souljah at the convention.

A. Yeah, it was wise. I mean, if black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people? You understand what I'm saying? In other words, white people, this government, and that mayor were well aware of the fact that black people were dying every day in Los Angeles under gang violence. So if you're a gang member and you would normally be killing somebody, why not kill a white person? Do you think that somebody thinks that white people are better, or above and beyond dying, when they would kill their own kind?

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