Giving in to terrorists is never a good idea. Imagine if the
Wilson told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch he was stepping down out of his "own free will" after the police department told him it had received threats of violence if he remained an employee."I'm not willing to let someone else get hurt because of me," said Wilson, who had been with the department for six years.
From Notes on the State of Virginia on why emancipation of the slaves would not work:
Deep rooted prejudices entertained by the whites; ten thousand recollections, by the blacks, of the injuries they have sustained; new provocations; the real distinctions which nature has made; and many other circumstances, will divide us into parties, and produce convulsions, which will probably never end but in the extermination of the one or the other race
And now Obama is meeting with Sharpton!