Comment From Canada.....and a Partial Retraction
I was raised in an environment SO white I was fully 13 years of age before I actually
laid eyes on an adult black male (other than Lionel Jefferson in "All in the Family").
Over the last few years I have watched with fascination as contemporary hip hop culture
has promoted senseless murder, rape, violence against women, and slow suicide-by-crack-pipe.
Black "sell-ebrities" like Sean Combs and Shug Knight, etc., have done more to hurt
black Americans than a million guys like me. The fact that black America has enthusiastically
embraced the image of the mindless, murdering animal as a desirable role model unravels
everything people like MLK and Ralph Abernathy worked so hard for.
I am glad I live in a community with a very low number of non-whites. When I want
to see blacks, I just turn on "Cops". It's very nice to think that I will be able
to live the rest of my life isolated from the senseless violence associated with black
culture. Many of my friends are Afrikaners who simply packed up and left South Africa,
bringing their outstanding professional skills to Canada rather than stay in Tabu
Mbeke's open air rape camp. These are people who have saved the lives of dozens of
black patients, but of course you would consider them racists just because they are
white South Africans.
So enjoy the graffiti, the awful music, the threat of being shot in the head at a
traffic light so some meth or crack freak can steal your car, and the specter of having
the women you know raped and murdered by one of the disciples of 50 Cent. Just remember,
it's ALL whitey's fault, just ask Al Sharpton.
If the men who fought for the Union in the Civil War could have forseen what blacks
are doing to America in 2007, they would have wanted some slaves of their own, just
to be on a level playing field with their Southern competitors. This is surely one
of the greatest ironies of history. Just imagine how many white descendants of Union
Soldiers have been victimized by free blacks. It must be in the millions.
Now, I will return to today's episode of "Who yo Daddy?" on the Montel Show.....
oh yes, blacks have come SO far.....
Dave, from the Great WHITE North
-- March 30, 2007
I hope you get my point that by participating in the stereotyping of blacks, Hip hop
music promoters and crap TV producers and hosts are doing a great disservice to Blacks.
I have spent a lot of time reviewing the history of the Civil Rights Movement, and
I think it's really sad that the promise of the movement has largely been squandered.
The constant promotion of the gangster life, the easy profits in the drug rackets,
the worship of guns, and the constant repetition and mainstream infiltration of words
like Pimp, Bitch and Ho, etc., are all trends that Black America has bought into.
This is very sad, because a lot of the black-on-black violence down there in the states
is directly linked to this kind of thinking -- gang, turf, respect, all that nonsense.
I think Malcom X gave some of the best speeches about these things. Also, Fred Hampton
impressed me a lot. The promotion of personal responsibility, especially in the matter
of fathering children, IS a big problem in black America. I thought it was great when
Bill Cosby scolded some of the people in the black community for isolating themselves
from American culture.
Anyway, just so you know, my pals and I call each other crackers and hayseeds all
the time. I have watched the Eyes on the Prize series so much my (Asian) wife gets
pissed off at me when I put it in the DVD drive. I have also studied the Richard J.
Daley period in Chicago at considerable length. I cannot imagine living in those joyless
towers like the Robert Taylor Homes....80% unemployment, etc., man, that's some tough
luck being born into that situation. I'll be the first one to admit that to be born
a white Canadian is a lucky break. Man, our standard of living is HIGH!
Just for your interest, you should see the series "New York, a Documentary History"
on PBS. You can buy the whole series from the website. There is a lot of interesting
detail about how the blacks and Hispanics were isolated in Bed Sty and Harlem, etc.,
by official urban renewal policy. The whole series is fascinating.
Anyway, your collection is amazing, good luck to you. I was a little rough on ya
with that first message. I just get pissed off when people try to tell me racism is
MY fault, just because I'm a white guy. Hell I can count the black people I've actually
known on one hand. I know for a fact if I had been born black I would have a pretty
fu**ing big chip on my shoulder too.
I like your writing style too, and will return to your site.
Dave the Honkey
-- March 30, 2007
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