Racism is always a touchy subject. Most white people are afraid of what to say, choosing their word carefully around anyone a shade darker than they are, just in case it might be ‘offensive’. There really is no winning – it’s condescending if you side with them, you are racist if you do not.
So what is Baltimore REALLY about? The power of ‘white devil’ or maybe something even more sinister – and within yourselves?
The death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore is just one more example of “white supremacy” to the mob in the street – but is it really?
First, let’s look at what white supremacy is understood to be: the belief, theory, or doctrine that white people are inherently superior to other racial groups and therefore should politically, economically and socially rule non-whites.
This is said to go back to America’s founding – whites made blacks slaves, abused Native Americans and Christianized (how horrible!) racial minorities.
Whites had historical advantages that lasted well beyond slavery into Jim Crow and supposedly even now, say strident black activists.
This translated into better educational and economic opportunities as well as the transfer of generational wealth. There is certainly truth in this, but two points must be made:
•None of this history explains the crime and rampant immorality that permeates the black community today. Even though blacks had it tough during Jim Crow, black families were intact and crime was relatively low, because blacks then, for the most part, were a moral people. Today the overall American illegitimacy rate is about 33 percent (26 percent for whites). For blacks, it’s over 70 percent – approximately three times the level of black out of wedlock births that existed when the War on Poverty began in 1964!
•This is 2015, people! Since Lyndon B. Johnson’s “War on Poverty” began there has been a massive wealth transfer to black Americans in the form of welfare and other handouts. And affirmative action, designed to grant special consideration to minorities and women in employment and education, has given blacks unprecedented advantages. Today it’s safe to say that if “white privilege” (which supposedly flows from “white supremacy”) were weighed against “black privilege,” there’s really no comparison. And the above advantages don’t even scratch the surface of the social advantages of being black today.
Just think about the latitude blacks are given today to express themselves – particularly on race issues.
Blacks can say whatever they want about whites with little fear of criticism or backlash.
Black entertainers, members of the Congressional Black Caucus, black professors and other black public figures routinely denigrate and stereotype white people. Contrast that with the muzzle put over whites.
Whites are not allowed to make fun of or criticize black people, no matter how crazy blacks act. If a white person dares to speak the truth about blacks, he or she will be labeled “racist” and immediately shut down. Separate but not equal – sounds a lot like Jim Crow.
Let’s face it: “White supremacy” and “white privilege” are NOT what is killing and holding blacks back today – blacks are killing each other and whites due to the rage and anger that exists as a result of the meltdown of the black family.
H/T: CNS News
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