The increasing mistrust between the Arab-Muslim peoples and the western world is rooted in the conflict in Palestine.
I'm not saying standardized tests are the worst ever, but there's an in-between and I don't think we're there yet. That's what I mean when I say I have an issue with it. There's no way a kid can learn in a class with 40 to 45 people. I had the power to get out of that system and pursue things that I wanted to do and I did that.
Somebody got the idea nobody didn't listen to my kind 'a music. I told everybody on the radio that this was my last program. 'If anybody's enjoyed it', I said, 'I'd like to hear from 'em.' I got 400 cards and letters that afternoon and the next mornin'... They decided they wanted to keep my kind of music.