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Racism: Does Color Really Matter?
Racism Raises It's Ugly Head
You would think with Barack Obama as the first black U.S. President, the NAACP would know better or do better. But, no, the NAACP leadership had to do something stupid to keep from sliding into irreverence. Unfortunately, that "something" was labeling the Tea Party as having "racist elements " within it's party structure. The NAACP did not bring forth any examples. But, labeling people racist seems to be their only function these days. It was disheartening to see a once proud organization, that stood for racial equality, degenerate into nothing more than another political activist organization. This racist label for the Tea Party was particularly troubling in light of the racist comments from the "New Black Panther Party."
King Samir Shabazz, of the NBPP, stated "You want freedom? Kill some crackers. You're gonna have to kill some of their babies! " Now, I'm sitting here typing this hub at 3:30PM CDT on July 20, 2010. As of this moment, I have yet to hear or read any condemnation from the NAACP on this blatantly racist rant from Shabazz. It's bad enough he espouses killing anyone. But, killing babies? The most innocent on earth? Who is the racist, Mr. Ben Jealous of the NAACP? Where is your outrage about this? In fact, where is the outrage from the first African-American president about this? I'm curious if Obama thinks NBPP leader Shabazz "acted stupidly" with these racist comments? Where is the moral indignation from the MSM? Maybe if Shabazz kills a few "crackers " then the NAACP and MSM will speak up. I promise not to hold my breath on that. I won't even go into the Department of Justice giving the NBPP a pass on voter intimidation. No, that too is not worthy of condemnation from the NAACP and the MSM. But, imagine, just for a moment, if that had been the KKK standing at that polling place with billy clubs and knives. What would have been the reaction? I think we all know all too well. The reaction would have been one of demanding their arrest and incarceration. Justifiably so, I might add. But, I would like to see that outrage applied to the NBPP for voter intimidation also.
Now, we also have a video of Shirley Sherrod, USDA Rural Development Georgia State Director, giving a speech at the NAACP's 20th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet. She talked about how she did not do all she was capable of doing to help a white farmer who was facing foreclosure. Sherrod further stated she would do just enough for him to say she had "tried " to help him. So, she sends him to a white lawyer, his "own kind." Faced with video evidence of NAACP member nodding their heads in agreement, the NAACP had no choice but to condemn the actions of Sherrod. The NAACP really needs to look at this video very carefully. Then they need to go to the mirror and look at themselves.
Racism of any stripe is an abomination. That goes for what I perceive as reverse racism as well. There are black racists just as there are white racists, just as there are brown racists. They should all be condemned outright. But, by saying nothing about the outrageous racist comments by the NBPP, the NAACP and the MSM gives tacit approval of reverse racism. This cannot stand . It must be repudiated and condemned vociferously! I await Barack Obama to condemn Shabazz and Sherrod as quickly as he did the Cambridge Police Department. At the very least, he could say both of those people "acted stupidly ."
New Black Panther Party
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- Reverse Racism
You would think with Barack Obama as the first black U.S. President, the NAACP would know better or do better. But, no, the NAACP leadership had to do something stupid to keep from sliding into irreverence. ...