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Kim Fields attacked for sheltering her children from race issues

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Did RHOA's Kim Fields leave a Congressional meeting because of racial discussions?

The parenting skills of Kim Fields were on full display during this week's episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Fields pulled her kids out of a meeting that she felt was a little too racy, but not all viewers approved.

The addition of Kim Fields to the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been a hot button issue all season long. Her laid-back, family-first approach to life has conflicted with the rest of the Housewives, who would rather booze it up on a boat than eat homemade snacks and quietly read a book.

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The many differences between Fields and her cast mates were once again evident during tonight's RHOA episode. For the second time this season, Kim had to extract herself from a situation she wasn't comfortable with. This time, the problematic situation involved her kids.

Did RHOA's Kim Fields leave a Congressional meeting because of racial discussions?
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This season has not been particularly family-friendly, with physical attacks and shouting matches occurring on a regular basis. You would think that a laid-back group meeting with Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson would be a relatively tame affair, but few things ever go as planned on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Fields brought her two young children to the meeting and was mortified when Wilson made a bold statement about how people do not like African American boys. Upon hearing this, Fields quickly rushed her two children out of the room. This move drew mixed responses from viewers:

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