Is my understanding correct? "We can no more assume that every incident that affects a parson of color is the result of racism than we can assume that none of these incidents involve racism." # Does this sentence imply that every incident that happens around a person of color has at least some element of racism involved?
Jul 29, 2019 5:42 AM
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No it is an excessively over long sentence, that means we can not make any assumptions. It means we all know that some incidents will involve racism, there will be others that do not. it is using a structure you only see in older literature or newspapers, using "can no more assume" <-- this will confuse all learners "we can not assume all incidents involving a person of color/colour are racist in nature" <<- short modern way
July 29, 2019
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