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Mark Cuban

Avoiding trouble is not bigotry [Letter]

I enjoyed Fred L. Pincus' commentary, "We cannot give in to bigotry" (May 30). In his second paragraph he stated that "after seeing two young black men walking toward me" he asked the question, "should I have crossed the street?" He chose to keep walking toward them and to be politically correct — and then robbed with a gun held to his head.

While he says he has taught his students there is a grain of truth in racial stereotypes, he did not follow his own gut feeling to avoid the possible problem by crossing the street. Having worked in the city...