Mimicking the African-American culture

October 6, 2007, the Age

Privately, some police who are called to brawls involving youths at the station have been more critical of the Sudanese:

"The elders in the community are very good people but they have trouble controlling some of the young kids," one senior policeman told The Age. "A lot of do-gooders are saying: 'Leave the Sudanese alone' but some of those kids who, all of a sudden have freedom and some money, get out of control. They're not mimicking the traditional Sudanese culture, they're mimicking the African-American culture, and it does cause problems down there." ...
"Our great achievement in Australia has been to balance diversity and integration," said Andrews. "Australia has the right to ensure that those who come here are integrating into a socially cohesive community."

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