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N.C. District Attorney under fire for saying blacks are "instinctively" prone to violence was misquoted

September 10, 2009 - Earlier this week, we reported that Forsyth County, N.C. District Attorney Tom Keith was being called on to resign after a newspaper quoted him as saying blacks were were instinctively more prone to violence than whites. It turns out Keith was misquoted -- but some community leaders who called for his resignation are still none too happy with what he actually said.