Spike Lee Explains Expletive-Filled Gentrification Rant

Ray Sanchez and Steve Almasy, CNN, February 26, 2014

Spike Lee grew up in Fort Greene in Brooklyn.

His parents still live there.

He still keeps an office there.

But it’s not the same neighborhood he grew up in, and his feelings about newcomers now inhabiting once-blighted parts of America’s most-populous city like Fort Greene slapped many people in the face after the famed director went into an expletive-laced rant during an African-American History Month lecture on Tuesday.

“I grew up here in New York. It’s changed,” Lee said at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute, an art, design, and architecture school. “And why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in the South Bronx, in Harlem, in Bed Stuy, in Crown Heights for the facilities to get better? The garbage wasn’t picked up every mother******* day when I was living in 165 Washington Park. . . . The police weren’t around. When you see white mothers pushing their babies in strollers, three o’clock in the morning on 125th Street, that must tell you something.”

Mitchell Moss, a professor of urban policy and planning at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service, said the city has witnessed an enormous recovery since 2001, and the greatest change has been felt in Brooklyn, which has drawn newcomers because of its housing, access to Manhattan and improved safety.

“Cities don’t stand still, and the cities that stand still are Detroit,” Moss said. “So if Spike Lee wants to see a place where there is no gentrification, he’ll also find a place where there are no investments. Obviously, he’s someone who knows how to make a movie but doesn’t know anything about cities.”

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“Let me just kill you right now,” Lee, the “Do The Right Thing” director, told D.K. Smith, a Brooklyn homeowner and tech start-up director, at the speech when Smith brought up the subject of the “other side” of gentrification.

And then he launched his lengthy tirade.

On Wednesday, Lee told “Anderson Cooper 360″ that he’s not against new people moving into areas that were once predominantly poor and predominantly African-American.

“My problem is that when you move into a neighborhood, have some respect for the history, for the culture,” Lee said.

Smith, the managing director of the start-up Brooklyn Innovation Center, told CNN that he doesn’t mind that Lee ripped into him and wouldn’t let him interject.

Smith told Lee on Tuesday that he didn’t dispute his point that services in the neighborhoods had changed after the new people–most of whom are white–moved in.

“Whoa, whoa, whoa . . .” said Lee. “Let me kill you some more.”

“Can I talk about something?” Smith said.

“Not yet. Then comes the mother******’ Christopher Columbus Syndrome. You can’t discover this! We been here,” he said to applause from the audience.

He gave the examples of people playing drums in Mount Morris Park, a tradition he said lasted 40 years until the new residents complained.

And then there was the one that literally hit home. Lee said his father, “a great jazz musician,” bought a brownstone 46 years ago.

“And the mother******’ people moved in last year and called the cops on my father. He’s not–he doesn’t even play electric bass. It’s acoustic. We bought the mother******’ house in 1968, and now you call the cops? In 2013?”

According to a New York Times article, police have received 17 noise complaints. The Times said a woman who lived next door had called most.

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Lee lamented that Fort Greene Park in the morning resembled the Westminster Dog Show with hip dogs and that real estate brokers and “mother******* hipsters” conspired to change the names of neighborhoods like the South Bronx to SoBro or Bushwick to East Williamsburg.

“So, why did it take this great influx of white people to get the schools better?” Lee asked. “Why’s there more police protection in Bed Stuy and Harlem now? Why’s the garbage getting picked up more regularly? We been here!”

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Lee didn’t dispute to Cooper that gentrification brings rising home prices, but he worried about what became of the people who were priced out of the neighborhood.

“There’s good. But what cost? If we lose half of the African-American population, in my neighborhood, Fort Greene, and the schools become better, what happened to half the people that left?”

And he was angry that city services improved when the neighborhood profile changed.

“I just find it interesting you have to have an influx of white New Yorkers to move into these neighborhoods for the services to go up, for the schools to be better,” he told CNN. “They get better sanitation, get more police protection. Why didn’t that happened before gentrification? We’re still paying taxes. We’re still New Yorkers.”

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  • James Bro

    Mr. Lee, you know good and well that any area run and controlled by blacks is a total catastrophe. If I’m wrong just show me one example. Go ahead and blame the legacy of slavery for the failure of the black community, it’s getting tired and fortunately people are opening their eyes to the truth.

    • sbuffalonative

      The black man’s motto: “It is better to rule in Hell than serve in Heaven.”

      • http://www.ambrosekane.com/ bluffcreek1967

        Spot on! That’s it in a nutshell!

        • sbuffalonative

          Thank John Milton.

      • saxonsun

        With apologies to John Milton.

    • The Verdict of History

      Please visit your nearest re-education center IMMEDIATELY.

  • bubo

    This obscenely rich jackass just put his Upper Eastside townhome on the market for 32 million dollars and has the nerve to talk about “gentrification?”

    Of course he’s not called out for his “privilege” or racism.

    Imagine the reaction of the media if Mitt Romney went on a rant about blacks destroying his hometown of Detroit.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      “…obscenely rich jackass…” who made his fortune from white guilt.

      • sbuffalonative

        A lot of the money came from blacks who felt pressured to go to his movies because they were told he was relevant.

        • Jesse James

          I doubt many blacks go to see his movies, relevant or not. Big Momma’s House is more their speed.

          • Katherine McChesney

            Or those stupid Tyler Perry movies.

          • sbuffalonative

            Basically any black made film where blacks are cooning and playing the stereotypes they blame whites for perpetuating.

    • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

      And that townhouse was worth so much because the UES is populated by White people.

  • http://independent-british-nationalist.blogspot.com/ British Activism

    Obviously this clown fails to see the link that when Whites come, they tend to make the areas better.

    The schools will not suddenly get better as though some white-folks decided to just flick a switch or turn a tap on which they had “deprived” for the blacks. They will get better precisely because whites may run it and attend it and especially so if they do not so readily accept the “culture” that they have “moved into”.

    Blacks do not move into dysfunctional crime ridden hell holes. They started out as white areas and they turned them into such places. Guess what…..move a load of white people back in to an area and things start to change, for the better. Who’d have thought it?…..

    It must drive Blacks to detraction – particularly mouthpieces like Spike Lee – that Blacks seem totally incapable of forging successful and desirable locations and seem incapable of looking after their own interests to such a degree that they do not need Whites to come and sort them out.

    It just does not seem to compute with Spike Lee, as by the sounds of it he still doesn’t get it and clings to the switch flicking and tap turning concepts.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Welcome back, BA….<;-)

    • sbuffalonative

      It’s not that he fails to see the link, he denies it and tries to find reasons to explain it away.

      ‘The streets are cleaner’. There must be more garbage pickups for whites.

      ‘Women walking at night’. There must be a better police presence for whites.

      • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

        I agree. He can see it but the truth is too painful, so he lashes out at his betters. What else can he do, admit that the vast majority of his people are criminals and incompetents? No sane man would want to face that reality. Trying to blame Whites for universal, global black dysfunction is pitiful.

        • sbuffalonative

          We had a black radio host in Buffalo who ranted about ‘white supremacy’ and all but every once in a while, his real anger would come out at blacks.

          He blamed whites for black problems but what he really believed but didn’t want to say is that blacks were violent, dangerous, and lazy.

          One week he would challenge blacks to take action and the next week he would go into a triad about how blacks did nothing he asked them to do.

          Lee is the same way as are other blacks.

          They deflect criticism of blacks and blame whites.

          The truth they refuse to admit is that blacks are largely the source of their own problems and their own dysfunction.

          That’s why with blacks, there’s always an excuse, always a theory to explain black dysfunction. That’s why we continue to hear absurd excuses and theories like ‘white privilege’ and ‘the legacy of slavery’.

          Few blacks are willing to admit the truth about blacks.

    • Edruezzi

      If a village of mud huts where nobody can count above three is a desirable location for a given group, well, let them have it.

      • sbuffalonative

        Where Mr. Lee lives and where he doesn’t:

        www llnyc com/7373-spike-lee-lists-upper-east-side-home

        • Geo1metric

          What do you think the inside of that house looks like…the one on the left??

          • sbuffalonative

            Go to the link I provided. There are many more photos.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            I ask you: “How much more can a black man take?”

          • texasoysterman

            I looked at the photos. What I want to know is, where is the jungle room?

            Elvis had a jungle room at Graceland.

          • Talltrees

            White tastes. Interesting.

          • Talltrees

            Inside layout. Click to enlarge.

          • Katherine McChesney

            African art…one the walls….as usual.

            African art is the ugliest of all.

          • Talltrees

            Hadn’t noticed that. Agree. My overall guick impression was White taste.

          • sbuffalonative

            It was the first think I looked for. There was no doubt in my mind that Mr. Lee would try to prove he was authentically black by having black art.

          • Talltrees

            Probably a lot more before rooms were staged to appear to more people. The furniture might be rented.

        • LACountyRedneck

          That thing is selling for $22M????

          • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

            It’s a palatial amount of space in one of the most coveted neighborhoods in one of two Alpha++ global cities in the whole world (the other is London). $22 million sounds about right.

          • WR_the_realist

            Manhattan real estate goes for utterly unreal prices.

    • Petronius

      “What’s striking about our problem ethnic communities is that they are the ones with the least commitment to self-betterment.” – David Starkey

      • sbuffalonative

        They’re committed to blaming white people for all their self-inflicted problems and dysfunction.

  • pcmustgo

    HE SAYS THE GARBAGE GETS PICKED UP MORE WHEN WHITES MOVE IN? Or whites just don’t litter as much, or at all? What a prick.

    The funny thing is the kind of whites who move into these neigbhorhoods are white liberals who appreciate black culture and think living in a black neighborhood makes them hip and cool- until maybe they encounter blacks in the flesh a little too much and grow to resent them.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      The garbage men are less afraid of getting mugged.

    • sbuffalonative

      The garbage pickup schedule is the same. What’s different is whites aren’t throwing their litter on the street so it looks cleaner.

      • Katherine McChesney

        Blacks throw their trash anywhere but in the garbage. I asked a black woman why Meharry and Fisk Universities lawns were so littered. She said it was to give a janitor something to do.

        Black intelligence for you.

        • sbuffalonative

          I watched a black man walk out of a convenience store, set his lunch on top of a flat, covered trash can, and proceed to throw all the trash on the ground as he ate.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          Like when they asked the guy why he robbed the bank.
          ‘…Cawz dats where duh money izzzz….’

      • Frank_DeScushin

        When I lived in a black area by a black shopping mall I was astonished the first time I saw a person clean out their car in the mall parking lot and leave all the trash right there on the ground. I hardly blinked at that practice after awhile, though, because it was so commonplace. The mall parking lot would look like the Staten Island dump at the end of each day.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          It sounds like you found Spike’s answer.

        • sbuffalonative

          I stood at a bus stop with a black man when blacks started moving in. He was holding a styrofoam container of chicken wings and a fist full of napkins. As he ate, he dropped the bones on the side walk.

          When the bus came, he dropped everything on the ground.

          My neighborhood was his new trash can.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            That’s almost an entitlement litmus test. I had a foreign-born diversity darling in my company car recently. He has been in the country a long time and has U.S. citizenship.

            We were driving along after eating a company sponsored lunch, he unwrapped some heavily packaged Orbit gum, lowered the window and tossed the stuff out. But, he did in a way like he had done it thousand times before. He wasn’t the list bit phased. To me, it was like a 3rd World litmus test.

            It’s like you said. His garbage strewn about America’s streets is a problem for Americans to deal with. He’s just visiting. He’s just here to take.

          • MikeofAges

            “fazed”, not “phased”.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            Oh, sorry. Must be my electrical engineering background…<;-(

          • newscomments70

            Sometimes I take airport limos. One of the black drivers spoke in heavy ebonics and threw trash out the window. I now know who to ask for so i don’t have to deal with this. I actually request this trustworthy driver who is white man who close to 80. It’s amazing to see how many elders are still working. It’s good to have them around, but it’s sad that our enemy government destroyed the middle class.

          • JohnEngelman

            He sounds like a pretty trashy sort of guy.

          • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

            I remember growing up as a child in the 1980′s and seeing all those anti-littering public service announcements on television. They were always aimed at White people and showed White people littering. Years later it finally occurred to me that I only very rarely saw Whites littering. That was, in my young and limited experience, an almost entirely non-White behavior.

          • http://www.presstitutes.org/ Mike Conrad

            It’s a mass-media thing, of course. Only white people are shown doing bad things.

            Speaking of NY, I used to live near Riverside Park and every Sunday the park was filled with Latinos picnicking. To my astonishment, when they were done they’d just get up and leave, not picking up a single bit of trash, food paraphernalia, what have you. They’d just get up and walk away. Sunday evenings were a particularly depressing time to be in Riverside Park.

            Then I travelled to Mexico (once–never again) and saw that this is how they live in their own countries. Immigration is so good for America!

          • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

            Where there are Third Worlders, there is the Third World. Cultures are created by people, not the other way around. It’s time we forced the multicult crazies to accept this basic and obvious truth.

          • gemjunior

            We have a common saying in our home about anyone who leaves their sweatshirt lying on a sofa, shoes on the floor, schoolbags, etc. that they need to stop acting like a Puerto Rican at a Picnic. And that’s why. Of course it includes all Latinos picnicking, because they all do it.

          • pcmustgo

            I saw no litter in Puerto Rico… or costa rica

          • newscomments70

            It’s the same at most beaches in Malibu. Very few latinos can afford to live there, but they flood the beaches during the summer weekends. There is s smoking ban, but they smoke everything you can imagine…no enforcement. When the day is over, the beach is full of food wrappers, cigarette butts, beer cans…and my favorite: dirty diapers. They park in the streets as well and throw trash into residents’ yards. Another wonder gift that latinos bring to Malibu: gang shootings in the public restrooms.

        • saxonsun

          In Queens, NY, land of diversity, garbage is strew all over the place. There’s tons of it on the highways.

          • pcmustgo

            I only noticed it on the highway strips near BLACK NEIGHBORHOODS… there’s tons of it there. By the exits, on the little strips of land…

        • Katherine McChesney

          Have you seen Walmart parking lots? Litter everywhere.

        • JohnEngelman

          Paleolithic hunters did not need to clean up after cooking and eating an animal because they were always on the move.

          Farmers did need to clean up after butchering an animal, or its remains would spread disease.

          All of the innate differences between blacks and whites can be explained by the differing amounts of time separating each race from a paleolithic and a neolithic way of life.

      • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

        When some whites discover litter near their homes, they pick it up. I do it. My mother does it. I also always recycle whatever can be recycled. There’s a place not far from my home that still pays for aluminum. We have curbside recycling here, and the glass, paper, plastic and steel are collected for free. Kroger and Wal Mart take plastic bags for recycling. We use some plastic shopping bags as wastebasket liners and put the trash out in them, but even most of those get recycled instead. With free curbside recycling and composting kitchen scraps for the vegetable garden, a family of three doesn’t produce much genuine trash.

        • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

          St. Louis City has blue alley dumpsters for single stream recyclables. One way to tell whether a given neighborhood is good or bad, if you didn’t have any other way to tell, is to take a gander inside of them. If the blue dumpsters have the items in them that should be in them, then you know you’re in the first world. If they have any and every kind of trash in them, then you know you’re in the third world, Bell Curve City.

        • pcmustgo

          ditto

    • 1stworlder

      Maybe he should talk blacks into picking up trash.

      • Alexandra1973

        The only trash they care to pick up is trashy white women.

      • JohnEngelman

        If he does they might beat him up.

    • gemjunior

      I know one who lived in Harlem for a while with her kids. A couple of years later, she listed her condo and moved to California but would never admit that was the reason. She made vague references to people not being neighborly, which I took to mean sullen or belligerent blacks grabbing their kids away from hers if they attempted to befriend this stupid DWL. I absolutely could never get through to her, despite the common sense explanations of hbd and of course her own peeled eyeballs. Some people are just sick as hell in this regard.

      • pcmustgo

        There’s a threat on city-data about white “buyers regret” in Harlem, that it really hasn’t changed at all and fear of being called a racist is the major reason people aren’t more open about the crime, litter, etc.

  • pcmustgo

    Police presence grows when whites move in? You mean crime goes down. Plenty of police presence in all black neighborhoods, which they are always complaining about. Do they want more police presence or less? It’s always something with Blacks.

    • sbuffalonative

      Police presence grows when whites move in? You mean crime goes down.

      Exactly right. Blacks and their ‘progressive’ liberal apologists always look for an alternative answer rather than the obvious and true.

      ‘Crime doesn’t decrease when whites move in. White people just get better police protection!’

      • http://www.presstitutes.org/ Mike Conrad

        Actually, police protection is minimal in the whitest neighborhoods in NYC. You can go for days without even seeing a cop. The reason? Very little crime when you’re in a white neighborhood. Since he lives in a white neighborhood, Spike Lee is well aware of this.

        • Puggg

          Why does Spike Lee want cops in his neighborhood all of a sudden? Any other time, cops are nothing but white racist oppressors who profile, stop and frisk.

        • sbuffalonative

          And it gets worse.

          Blacks complain that crime rates are high in their areas because the police (and white folk) don’t care about them but as soon as the police come into an area they complain about harassment and profiling.

          That’s why I have long said it’s pointless dealing with blacks. No matter what you do they will complain that it’s the wrong solution even whey they were the ones proposing the solution.

        • pcmustgo

          Yes, I was in Camden NJ, there were cops making busts EVERYWHERE… I literally saw 5 cop cars on the move in separate areas of the city having only been there 1 hour or less.

    • Young Man

      If people complain about what you are doing and continue to complain when you change your behavior and in fact complain no matter what it is you do…it’s not anything you are doing that they have a problem with. It’s you.

  • Puggg

    Black people steal neighborhoods from white people, no problem.

    White people take them back, problem.

  • mobilebay

    What a class act you are, Mr. Lee. Your language shows it.

    • pcmustgo

      Notice he said “Let me Kill you with this”, “Let me KILL you again”. That may be black street slang, but notice the “killing” language. Murderous hatred for white people.

  • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

    One of my best parody news stories.

    ***

    Sudden Peace Outbreak Afflicts City Neighborhood

    DETROIT, Mich. (FNN) — A metro area neighborhood is in shock this evening after peaceful serene tranquility has suddenly overtaken it.

    It started with a local couple, Mr. and Mrs. Blake and Cynthia Duggan, moving in to their house on which they closed two weeks ago. Immediately upon settling in, they planted an inviting garden, placed other accoutrements in the front and back yards, and grilled hamburgers and hot dogs.

    About an hour later, the Duggans, their two sons, 9 and 6, Mrs. Duggan’s lesbian sister from Austin, Texas, and officers of the Detroit Police Department were happily cavorting on and near the premises.

    This Detroit City neighborhood, about two miles due west of Downtown, is normally a loud, rude, inhospitable, violent place. Many residents are amateur pharmacologists, professional personal entertainers, clothing escape daredevils or urban contemporary music artists. Most of the households are non-traditional and broken, and most of the residential domiciles are dutifully ill-maintained. About 97% of the residents in three census tracts indicative of this neighborhood hold kindergarten degrees.

    “A day without a shooting, stabbing, murder, armed robbery or carjacking is unheard of around here,” said Marquese Smith, a neighborhood resident and four-time convicted felon whom the Michigan Department of Corrections describes as a man who is doing life on the installment plan.

    Other befuddled denizens of the neighborhood have, with the city councilman who represents the area, and Mayor Dave Bing, have organized an emergency meeting to discuss the sudden wave of nonviolence at City Hall on Monday. “This is just crazy,” said Yolonda Wilson, who lives across the street from the scene of the peace. “There goes the neighborhood. First one moves in, then it’ll be another, then another, then another. Pretty soon, you’re gonna have calm all over the place. I don’t know if I can stand it, or even if I’ll be able to sleep at night through all this silence.” A woman who chose not to be identified told Fake News Network that if the current trend continues, the neighborhood runs the risk of gaining a clean, full-service big box grocery store. “I mean, it’s gonna wreck the fabric of our community if all those Arab-owned corner snack shops and liquor stores all of a sudden got theyself some competition.” Sources tell FNN that legislation has already been drafted prohibiting “For Sale” signs to be placed on residential lawns in Detroit, to prevent city neighborhoods from gaining unseemingly positive reputations.

    Dr. Drake Audrain, the Lamar Lemons Professor of Urban Studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, says that the sudden proliferation of nationally known grocery and dry goods big box retailers isn’t the only long-term negative consequence of peace breaking out in an urban neighborhood. “You don’t see as much crime scene tape, the test scores of the schools tragically start going up, failing students and mediocre high school athletes become acutely vulnerable to falling in with the right crowd, and corruption has a hard time flourishing in the local political process.”

    Mr. Duggan disagrees that all the ramifications will be negative. “We’ll be able to park our Prius on the street, and never have to worry about it getting ripped off. So it can’t be all bad, right?”

    ***

    • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

      Excellent satire. Good job.

    • D.B. Cooper

      You ought to send this to freaking Dartmouth.

    • Conrad

      “…doing life on the installment plan.”
      That’s great.

  • sbuffalonative

    Let’s be clear: Blacks lost the right to expect to live in a black neighborhood the day whites lost the right to expect to live in a white neighborhood.

    ‘Have you seen Fort Greene Park in the morning? It’s like the mother*****’ Westminster Dog Show.

    Mr. Lee notices, mocks, and doesn’t like white culture. If whites spoke out about black culture in black neighborhoods it would be called hate speech.

    ”And why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in the south Bronx, in Harlem, in Bed Stuy, in Crown Heights for the facilities to get better?”

    Because white people care about their neighborhoods and they work to improve them.

    ‘When you see white mothers pushing their babies in strollers, three o’clock in the morning on 125th Street, that must tell you something.’

    I’m not sure about the 3am time but now white women who feel safe walking around the city at night.

    ”It’s like the mother*****’ Westminster Dog Show. There’s 20,000 dogs running around. Whoa. So we had to move it to Prospect Park!”

    Whites move in and bring their culture with them, blacks don’t like the change and move out.

    ‘There were brothers playing mother*****’ African drums in Mount Morris Park for 40 years and now they can’t do it anymore because the new inhabitants said the drums are loud.’

    Lee pointed the finger at white New Yorkers who have moved into historically black neighborhoods and changed the environment, arguing that those changes have caused the areas to evolve into something completely different.

    I would bring up the word irony but I don’t believe blacks or Mr. Lee understand the word.

    But let’s face facts. Whites are only re-claiming the neighborhood they built in the first place.

  • sbuffalonative

    Let’s be clear: Blacks lost the right to expect to live in a black neighborhood the day whites lost the right to expect to live in a white neighborhood.

    ‘Have you seen Fort Greene Park in the morning? It’s like the mother*****’ Westminster Dog Show.

    Mr. Lee notices, mocks, and doesn’t like white culture. If whites spoke out about black culture in black neighborhoods it would be called hate speech.

    ”And why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in the south Bronx, in Harlem, in Bed Stuy, in Crown Heights for the facilities to get better?”

    Because white people care about their neighborhoods and they work to improve them.

    ‘When you see white mothers pushing their babies in strollers, three o’clock in the morning on 125th Street, that must tell you something.’

    I’m not sure about the 3am time but now white women who feel safe walking around the city at night.

    ”It’s like the mother*****’ Westminster Dog Show. There’s 20,000 dogs running around. Whoa. So we had to move it to Prospect Park!”

    Whites move in and bring their culture with them, blacks don’t like the change and move out.

    ‘There were brothers playing mother*****’ African drums in Mount Morris Park for 40 years and now they can’t do it anymore because the new inhabitants said the drums are loud.’

    Lee pointed the finger at white New Yorkers who have moved into historically black neighborhoods and changed the environment, arguing that those changes have caused the areas to evolve into something completely different.

    I would bring up the word irony but I don’t believe blacks or Mr. Lee understand the word.

    But let’s face facts. Whites are only re-claiming the neighborhood they built in the first place.

    • TheAntidote

      Harlem started out as a Dutch village in the mid 17th Century. It’s named after Haarlem in Holland. My ancestors lived there in the 1870s, 80s and 90s. In that era it was Irish, German and Jewish. All of the magnificent churches up there were built by the White immigrants.
      same with Fort Greene; same with Brownsville.

      • sbuffalonative

        Exactly. Whites are reclaiming what they built.

      • saxonsun

        And heavily Italian much later on. No one ever mentions how the blacks moved in on the Italians.

        • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

          Or how the Italians steadfastly keep certain neighborhoods in Brooklyn lily-White.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          The Southeast Asians forced the Italians out of Lowell, Massachusetts, too.

          All that stolen government refugee cash had them buying up the place. With still enough cash to buy a late model Lexus and pump out 3 kids.

          All because America had the audacity to spill their bled to keep the dictators out of Southeast Asia. How dare we.

        • jane johnson

          My old neighborhood, Boro Park, went from Italian to Puerto Rican, and then to black. I have no idea what it’s like now, but in the late ’50s / early ’60s, my entire, large, extended Italian family, including most in-laws, lived within walking, or a very short bus or subway ride’s distance from each other. Living in the same parish, we all went to St. Catherine’s Church, and some of my fondest childhood memories are of walking to midnight Mass with my cousins on Christmas Eve. Sappy, it may be, but I can almost hear that crunchy/squeaky sound that boots make on snowy sidewalks.Then the neighborhood began to change, and when young people in the family married, they looked for homes in Connecticut or Staten Island, or in my parents’ case, Florida. I’m not claiming that, without diversification, everyone in the family would have stayed in the old neighborhood, but the influx of browns and blacks definitely changed what I call “the scattering” from a possibility to a parental necessity for the next generation. Sad, really sad.

          Spike Lee can just STFU!!

          • gemjunior

            Sounds like a beautiful old memory of a better time. There was a time when whites had more of a grip on themselves and tended to stay together, knew who they were. Not like now when they think diversity is wonderful while watching their neighborhoods fall apart.

          • jane johnson

            It was a better time. and thank you.

          • pcmustgo

            hasidic jewish now, boro park

  • Frank_DeScushin

    Blacks always argue that neighborhoods get nice once whites move in because the city then puts more resources toward white areas. To them it’s always a white conspiracy to keep the black man down. They simply cannot admit the area becomes nicer because whites create safer, cleaner, better neighborhoods than they do.

    • sbuffalonative

      They’re delusional liars. They have no self-awareness. It’s not them. It’s everyone else.

    • pcmustgo

      selfish idiots

  • Frank_DeScushin

    Spike Lee suggests its wrong for one race to take over an area that is predominantly occupied by a different race. Lee seems to be under the misconception that blacks developed and originally occupied the area on NYC of which he speaks. Anyone with even a rudimentary knowledge of history (or any logic whatsoever) knows how ridiculous Lee’s statement is. Lee is also too dumb to appreciate that, under his logic, he is saying that white Americans should repel the dispossession of their country. Of course, Lee doesn’t care about applying principle consistently. He just hates white people.

    • sbuffalonative

      Understanding irony requires a higher IQ.

  • Enoch_Power

    We need more mother ……. white diversity to improve black areas in cities according to Spike Lee.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    “My problem is that when you move into a neighborhood, have some respect for the history, for the culture,” Lee said.

    It sounds like Mr. Lee never felt the love of multiculturalism before. Since when did any group ever respect the European American culture??

    …What comes around goes around…’ Welcome to the jungle, Spike.

    • sbuffalonative

      Blacks had no respect for white history and white culture when they moved into white Harlem and drove whites out.

    • John R

      Yeah, like blacks have so much respect for our society, as illustrated by their crime rates, rates of welfare dependency, and overall attitudes.

    • Berkeley Guy

      I second that. Those areas need more multiculturalism, and perhaps he can learn to love it.

    • Katherine McChesney

      I had to laugh when he complained that his father’s next door neighbor called the police on him for playing his jazz music too loud. Spike was truly offended by that. But, what he doesn’t understand is that not everyone wants to live with ghetto noise.

  • Puggg

    “So, why did it take this great influx of white people to get the schools better?”

    Duh.

    “Why’s there more police protection in Bed Stuy and Harlem now?”

    Because the new white residents snitch, unlike the old black residents who make it a habit not to snitch.

    “Why’s the garbage getting picked up more regularly?”

    Because the new white residents clean up their own trash, unlike the old black residents.

    “We been here!”

    And look at what you made of it.

    • sbuffalonative

      He’s a liar or totally oblivious to the truth.

      He’s implying that neighborhoods get better when whites move in because whites are given more and better resources.

      • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

        Rather they pay more in taxes and can therefore afford better services.

      • bilderbuster

        He only knows about our White Privilege.
        He doesn’t know we use magic too.

      • Alexandra1973

        The thing of it is, we don’t need more resources.

        We could have the same number of policemen out there whether the area is black or white…with blacks you’ll have more crime and people calling for more cops…with whites, crime will go down, and that will be seen as “more police presence.” But you still have the same number of officers.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    Perhaps Spike can give us a list of all the nice, clean, quiet, low crime black neighborhoods for us to consider living in.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Oprah lives in a big Oreo neighborhood, full of white guilt beneficiaries.

      No (solid) whites allowed.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    Whites move out of urban areas due to black crime and violence Spike stomps his feet. Whites move into urban areas and improve things Spike stomps his feet. You can’t win with fools like him.

    • John R

      Liberal motto: It’s always YT’s fault.

    • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

      There’s one certain way to win with hypocrites like Spike Lee: ridicule them. They hate that.

  • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

    (snark) Poor Spike! He’ll have to find another black slum to live in. No problem since there are so many of them around. It’s whites who have the problem of finding a clean, safe, quiet neighborhood not infested by black cockroaches. By the way, why does the Spikerster call his mother mother*******? What sort of name for his mom is that?

  • dd121

    Do his white neighbors invite him over for fondue?

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    Spike doesn’t like it when racial aliens move in and don’t respect the history and culture. Gee, Whites have only been saying that for 60 years. Hey Spike, it’s time to engage in some Black Flight then.

    • bilderbuster

      That’s impossible.
      A Black suburbia would have to be built by Blacks.

      • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

        I was hoping for a flight a little further away, such as over an ocean. Building some mud huts in Liberia shouldn’t be beyond the capabilities of most African Americans.

        • bilderbuster

          You’re right.
          What in the world was I thinking?

  • OhWow

    So nice to see him getting CRUSHED in every direction by whites…many of whom usually don’t even bring up topics like this. You can tell white people are totally fed up.

    The funniest part is that blacks in the comments are on the defensive saying “Define racist!” and “He’s not racist!”. It’s driving them nuts. WELCOME TO OUR WORLD! I love it.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I guess they thought they owned the trademark rights…..<;-D

  • DLRisVH

    Looks like the mother******* don’t like it when the tables are turned…..suck it up and deal with it mother***** Whites are here to stay!

  • WR_the_realist

    Civilized white people don’t like excessive noise. Suck it up, Spike Lee. You can make an awful lot of noise with acoustic drums and an acoustic bass.

    Schools can only get better if the students get better. That doesn’t happen unless white or Asian people send their kids to those schools. The easiest way to make crime go down in a black neighborhood is to replace the blacks with just about any other sort of people.

    And remember that almost everywhere in America where you see a black neighborhood it was originally a white neighborhood. So cry me a river about being displaced.

    • pcmustgo

      My friend lives in a black neighborhood near a black church. She can’t stand how they blare church music all weekend, late into the night, music mixed with calls for people to join their church. Also, in the summer, the booming stereos from cars blaring music every 2 minutes as they pull up near her building. She only lives there as a charity case. It’s totally invasive. She hates it.

      • WR_the_realist

        It has been my experience that the better the music, the less loud it has to be played.

  • DaveMed

    How many times did he say “White people” in that video?

    And to think… There are non-Whites in my class linking to and liking this video on Facebook. I wonder what would happen if I were to like a video that discussed Black people as openly.

  • Spartacus

    “My problem is that when you move into a neighborhood, have some respect for the history, for the culture,” Lee said.

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    It’s cute how these monkeys think they have a “culture”…

    • So CAL Snowman

      Exactly. What culture is Spike referring to? The crap music bumping at 3 am? The trash all over the sidewalk? The no snitching code? Banging jungle drums in the park? Wow, so much to respect and preserve.

      • http://www.biblebelievers.org.au/holohoax.htm Augur Mayson

        The last time I went into a McDonald’s I couldn’t understand how the health department hadn’t already shut the place down because half the people under that roof had their pants not covering their underwear and their underwear not covering their arses.

        • So CAL Snowman

          The health department is probably staffed by blacks. A filthy McDonald’s probably looks like a 5 star Gordon Ramsey restaurant compared to their disgusting section 8 hovels.

    • http://www.biblebelievers.org.au/holohoax.htm Augur Mayson

      I think it’s telling that the message is that blacks have a right to a culture that exists, to resist change as needed to provide that structure, and to self-determinacy, to free association, whereas whites do not.

    • Magician

      “think they have a “culture”…”

      There are a lot of young black men who take self photos of themselves with guns in their hands. Would they be fake, or real? Not sure What are they trying to prove with those photos? Aren’t they going to scare people away? Do they think they look cooler if they have a gun in their hands? and make them more attractive?

      And I was amused a lot, when three young black men stole a very large amount of money, and then they proudly posted the photo of the money they had stolen on social media and then the police successfully traced them using the photo and had them arrested

  • Luca

    C’mon Spike, this is an easy one even for you to figure out. Whites move in, things get better, blacks move in, things get horrible.

    • benvad

      It really IS that simple.

  • Romulus

    Isn’t this the pot calling the kettle white! Hahahaha! I despise this effing s**mbag more than I can put into words.
    Perhaps he’ll blow a gasket over his rage and drop dead of massive myocardial.

    On the lighter side, Eric “my people” holder was in the hospital today feeling faint and short of breath!! We should be so lucky, huh!

  • So CAL Snowman

    ““My problem is that when you move into a neighborhood, have some respect for the history, for the culture,” Lee said.”

    Oh yes I forgot all about the respect black people have for White culture and White neighborhoods.

    • benvad

      Spike you blacks only move up to New York massively during the 60s. Destroying established white ethnic neighborhoods along the way. Archie Bunker was right trying to pass along the petition.

    • Hank Rearden

      It appears that not respecting the “culture” of littering and shitty schools is actually making the neighborhoods livable…

    • Alexandra1973

      Detroit and other major cities got a whopping big dose of black respect, then!

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    “So, why did it take this great influx of white people to get the schools better?” Lee asked. “Why’s there more police protection in Bed Stuy and Harlem now? Why’s the garbage getting picked up more regularly? We been here!”

    Well, Spike, old boy, it’s called the difference between white-run America and black-run America. The schools got better because they were run by white people. Police protection improved because the police department was run by whites. The garbage collection improved because the sanitation district was white-operated. It’s kind of like the difference between England and Haiti. It’s really quite simple when you think about it, isn’t it? Silly you, you thought it was due to some evil white conspiracy theory that directs all this magic ju-ju only to white areas, didn’t you, Spike? Leave it to blacks to get things exactly the opposite of reality.

  • John R

    So, Whites complain that blacks move in and the neighborhood goes down. Blacks complain that Whites move in, and the neighborhood goes up. Another example (Like we needed another?) that just shows why an integrated society just does not work.

    • Alexandra1973

      Well, it goes to show that blacks are worthless when it comes to maintaining communities, I’d guess that’s why they don’t like it.

  • RisingReich

    Fact of the matter really is that Whites dislike blacks and blacks dislike Whites.
    If we were honest about it, we’d go our separate ways forever and be happier…well…Whites would anyway.

  • benvad

    It was white before your black southern ass showed up looking for work during WWII.

  • benvad

    Black flight! Now that’s music to my ears. Now we need them to flee back below the Mason-Dixon Line to where they originated.

    • exlib93

      We don’t want them down here.

      • Katherine McChesney

        Amen. We want the ones we have to move north of the line.

        • benvad

          I understand, but I want them gone.

          • Malgus

            I understand too, but they left here and went North…

            Compromise? They can go to Liberia..

          • Katherine McChesney

            Don’t foist these criminals on us. We want them gone, also.

          • benvad

            It’s obvious that southerners know how to handle and break them, we have far too many whiny Semitic types that bleed for them. Unlike Southerners who don’t bleed got Bantus, but make them bleed if they get out of line.

        • bilderbuster

          The Yankee’s were so concerned about their well being in the first place that they came down here & turned them loose on us without any concern for our well being.
          Let them take care of the Blacks now.

          • Alexandra1973

            No way, you guys are good at keeping them in line. :)

            This lifelong Yankee says just send ‘em home.

          • bilderbuster

            I agree.
            But as a child in the 70′s, I vaguely remember the Yankee Whites having mini-riots when their kids started being bused to go to school in Brown Town & some of the Southerners remarking about it with some satisfaction.

          • saxonsun

            The Irish in Boston put up a huge fight.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            And they won. Forced busing ended, as I recall.

        • MBlanc46

          Uh, no thanks. We’ve got far too many of them already.

    • Hank Rearden

      How about the Ethiopia / Kenya line?

  • Extropico

    Spike, you parvenu race hustler who abandoned his own kind for the Upper East Side.

  • Aditya Vivek Barot

    And this Cooper fellah, he doesn’t challenge the rabid Negro?

    I just got back from Traffic Court where I witnessed white men in uniform kow-towing to a Negress “judge” and female “police.” This is beyond pathetic. The white male’s subservience to his obvious inferiors has rendered him beyond pathetic. I’m with Spike Lee on this because not one white male has the guts to say:

    “shut your stupid negro mouth, ingrate! We got here first, you inherited this from us, ruined it, and so we’re ‘re-po-ing’ it. You understand ‘repo,’ black man? Consider America ‘re-po-ed.’”

    Until a white man has the guts to say things publicly that have resulted in my enforced hermitage, I see no reason to respect him.

    • MBlanc46

      We built it. It’s ours. We need to take it back.

      • Aditya Vivek Barot

        Precisely! Inter-racial relations would be so simple if white men simply asserted that matter-of-factly and acted accordingly.

        Why the public groveling and private griping?

        What will it take one white man-just on- to public tell rabid, swinish Negroes and uppity non-whites to mind their manners.

        I am fully mindful of the usufructs of the Civilization that I enjoy and, not for a moment, have I ever denigrated these stupendous achievements or assert that my culture is superior. In fact, my express admiration has cost me the friendship of – wait for it – white men & women!

        I am a “racist.” I am a “nazi.” The lower case is deliberate because these embarrassments to whiteness have no idea about the NASDAP nor do they even understand the nature of the allegation of “racism;” a manifestly ludicrous accusation since leveling it is ipso facto proof of its validity.

        There have been instances of truth-denial – but it served a vital purpose – the eternally warring tribes of Europe had to be Civilized and united in a common creed – hence the Holy Inquisition. The Muzloids and their know-know-who allies had to utterly decimated and the Iberian peninsula totally and indisputably conquered – hence the Spanish Inquisition.

        Even with these noble aims, both projects descended into outright lunacy. The current “peecee” regime, which is intrinsically insane, exists, for the most part, to correct unforced errors! A vicious cycle of self-perpetuting lunacy.

        Look, I am taking a pretty big risk with my career – a defense counsel in Los Angeles (aka Greater Aztalan). Why the f*** can’t whites take half the risk I do?

        I don’t have an extensive social network since I loathe Hindus and most of them feel the same way about me. All my friends are white – and once they learned of the length & breathe of my Tory, Papist, Reactionary Anarchism, most of them abandoned me.

        I am naturally shy and having graduated from an all-boys Jesuit school, I am a miserable failure around women – all the more because I am a “nazi.” But I would rather live like this than go through life living a lie. So, yes, while I am fairly well off, I have nothing to spend it on. It gets lonely. But the alternative is unthinkable.

        Why can’t whites do the same thing? Especially since this is their land. I love England and her daughters and step-daughters. I believe in the English, and broadly, Occidental Civilization. America is one of the last redoubts of the old English notions of citizenship and liberty, even in this degraded form, and can return to something like the old, or even better, since any new order would be built by men chastened by experience.

        The point is: in the final analysis, this is your land, these are your values, and these are your women. When will you rise up to defend them?

        • saxonsun

          Great post. You’re right about the English, of course. And thanks for including women as contributors to civilization. Too many on this board have dangerous, Muslim-like ideas about women which is a total denial of the real world.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            I think female America is roughly split down the middle: 1/2 feminist, 1/2 conservative. It’s the half who are feminist who wreak so much havoc. They are brutal reverse discriminators. They dominate HR and middle management jobs and do great damage to the fabric of this country. Total Cultural Marxists. Slugged down every drop of that Kool-Aid.

            Since that particular group doesn’t where “…I hate America…” headbands or use “…I got mine…” bumper stickers, I tend to be wary of them all. I see them all as default feminists when they are cornered. They will wave the flag where convenient, and stab you in the back when not. The women I worked with at a federal contractor for 10 years were awful people. Dirty little snakes.

        • antiquesunlight

          Thanks. Unfortunately, most white people have been brainwashed and browbeaten so thoroughly throughout their lives that it is very difficult for them to oppose the Orthodoxy and even more difficult for them to speak up about it. I grew up thinking my current views were common sense but I was too scared to voice them because I knew many of my friends would retaliate and reject me for being a racist “redneck.” (I’m from the South, and around here “redneck” is a powerful manipulator. Nobody wants to be a redneck.)
          But you’re right. It’s do or die now. White people absolutely must wake up and start standing up for themselves. I deactivated my Facebook account a year ago, but I’m considering reactivating it for no reason other than to share articles like these with all my PC friends. But I know that doing that will equal social suicide. It’s not an easy decision to make. But I agree with you. We have to start shaking things up or nothing will ever change.

  • Funruffian

    I have no idea what this overrated hack-director is trying to say. Methinks it is a combination of misguided bitterness, convoluted thinking and arrogance laced with denial to realize the grossly lawless behavior of his culture. I didn’t bother reading this article for ore than a paragraph, and I don’t need to. This is just another uppity attempt, form a has-been, to cast blame on others for his own inadequacy.

  • CharlesFinley

    Clint Eastwood…about Spike Lee: “A guy like him should shut his face.”

    • Cid Campeador

      Eastwood to Lee,
      ” Do you feel lucky, PUNK”?

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Well, do ya, PUNK…!!!

  • JohnEngelman

    When blacks move into a neighborhood the quality of the neighborhood goes down. When white move back into that neighborhood, the quality of that neighborhood goes up.

    Blacks carry their slums with them, like turtles carry their shells. It should not be dangerous to point that out. Everyone knows that it is true.

    • Reverend Bacon

      Whether anyone likes to admit it or not, the same is true of gays. They tend to be very neat, law-abiding, double-income, and fastidious. Property values go up when they move in. No wonder blacks hate them so much.

      • Alexandra1973

        I still wouldn’t let my son around them. You know, “by eight or it’s too late.”

        • JohnEngelman

          I doubt a homosexual can turn a boy into a homosexual.

          I have been aware of romantic feelings toward girls since I was in the first grade.

          When I first learned about homosexuals I felt incredulity and disgust. Nothing could have turned me into a homosexual.

          • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

            Me too. I liked girls very, very much when I was a second-grader. They were a little alarming at times until I was about 10.

  • negrolocaust

    Oh yes, his face just reminded me about the black Americana auction next week, Iv’e had my eye on a nice “Slave Couple” salt and pepper shaker set I can resell for a tidy profit. I think there was a mug at the preview too that looked a lot like him. Thanks spike!!

    • Katherine McChesney

      So you collect Negrobilia?

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wdIiT16LV4 Afrikanerhart

    Lee’s chronic potty mouth and inability to use anything even close to proper grammer shows that he lacks both intelligence and class. Is anyone really suprised?

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Not exactly an ambassador, I agree. That’s when a Ben Carson or a Thomas Sowell should step-up and give people like him an intellectual b!tch slap, but they never do.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    And there probably is a plausible explanation. Do you really think a diversity poodle like de Blasio will ask? What if there’s no “there” there? Then what?

  • Malgus

    “…and called the cops on my father. He’s not–he doesn’t even play electric
    bass. It’s acoustic. We bought the mother******’ house in 1968, and now
    you call the cops? In 2013?”

    Maybe if your old man had some talent, nobody would call the cops?

    • Aditya Vivek Barot

      I can’t stand Jazz “music.” There are Jazz musicians (“Duke” Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Nat “King” Cole, Billie “Lady Day” Holliday) that I admire, and whose work I enjoy.

      I know nothing of Music Theory and so I am not qualified to analyze the same on that basis; however, aesthetically, none of the foregoing can hold a candle to Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” or Beethoven’s Cello Sonatas or even more recent works like Cesar Franck’s “Symphonic Variations” or Bloch’s Piano Quintets to say nothing of Schuman’s “Rheinish” or Schubert’s “Death & the Maiden.”

      Why do whites insist on elevating Jazz to the level of real class – music that puts the “class” in “Classical (unlike the repulsive Schoenberg)?”

      I don’t get it.

      • Katherine McChesney

        I think jazz is one step up from that crap music, rap and hip hop. Country music is as bad as jazz and I live in Nashville and have worked in the biz. Low morals all of them.

        Classical and opera resonate with me.

        • antiquesunlight

          Though I agree that rap is crap, I have to disagree that jazz is only one step up from it. Jazz is about 20 steps up from it, and the fact that blacks have gone from producing jazz to producing rap is a sure sign that their culture has declined substantially over the last 50 years or so. (Theirs has declined just like ours has and to about the same degree.)
          Jazz actually features weird musical innovations like harmony, and it at least attempts to celebrate creativity. Jazz isn’t numbingly repetitive like rap, either. It takes a musical idea and expands on it continuously. That’s a concept borrowed from classical music. In fact, Jazz is best described as the degenerate little brother of classical music.

          • pcmustgo

            White music has declined as well. White rock music.

      • antiquesunlight

        I don’t either. When I was a kid, my sister was taking piano lessons from the music director of our church. One day, I started looking through my sister’s music books. Most of them were pretty old. Copyrights were in the 50s, I think, maybe earlier than that. I read through one of them, a basic introduction to music for children and young teens. Here’s what was interesting about it: it was quite clear that Western Classical music was the pinnacle of musical achievement. Pop and jazz and everything might be fun and good for parties, it said, but don’t ever get confused. Classical music is real music. They wrote about Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven as if they were gods. I remember being impressed as I read it. And then there was a beautiful page about jazz music. I think you will enjoy this as much as I do: it said, “But beware of the swamp of jazz” (and there was a picture of a boy walking by a swamp labeled “Jazz”). “Jazz music sometimes sounds similar to classical music, but it lacks the discipline, rigor, and inspiration of genuine art.” I never forgot that.
        Times have changed, haven’t they? I bet music books today are filled with concessions of black musical genius and feature a cultural potpourri of crappy music.

      • shmo123

        Well, I do and I love jazz. There are a lot of very talented people who play jazz, and a lot of them are white. In fact, today most of them are white. Jazz is our (American) musical creation, and while you could make a very strong argument that its most accomplished practitioners were black, whites were every bit as influential in growing and promoting it as an art form.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          Oh, you’re just a shmo anyway….<;-D

          I listened to some Jazz Funk that was interesting. It was by a group named Incognito. I think the album was Synchronicity? Something like that.

          You meet all kinds on the road doing field service.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Blacks are repulsive, foul-smelling beasts. Blacks occupy a lower stage of evolutionary development than whites and east Asians. When blacks invade a neighborhood, whites moves out. Every time whites build something, blacks destroy it. Blacks are feral animals who should not be found in any white man’s civilization.

  • Egbert, King of Wessex

    His next movie will be Do The White Thing.

    • Major

      Or “White Men can fight back”?

  • exlib93

    Do you really think anyone qualified to argue Lee’s rantings would even get a minute on Cooper’s show?

  • MBlanc46

    I can answer Mr. Lee’s question. Whites are civilized and demand civilized surroundings. Many blacks are barbarians who appear to not mind living in the hellholes that they create.

    • IstvanIN

      We do not DEMAND civilized surroundings, we create them.

      • MBlanc46

        We create them because we demand them.

  • Garrett Brown

    “I beez mad at nature yo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

  • bilderbuster

    Maybe because White people put their garbage in garbage cans so the trucks can pick it up unlike Blacks who just throw half of their garbage all over the place.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    “And why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in the South Bronx, in Harlem, in Bed Stuy, in Crown Heights for the facilities to get better? The garbage wasn’t picked up every mother******* day when I was living in 165 Washington Park. … The police weren’t around. When you see white mothers pushing their babies in strollers, three o’clock in the morning on 125th Street, that must tell you something.

    What it tells me is that Whites don’t threaten to riot when they don’t get their way or agitate about racial profiling or scream about racist police only harassing and arresting blacks because they’re black.

    Don’t worry Lee — after DeBlasio is through with New York and drives out all the taxpayers and producers, it’ll look like it once did — and how YOU prefer it — violent, trash filled and covered with graffiti.

    ’Let me just kill you right now,’ Lee, the ‘Do The Right Thing’ director, told D.K. Smith, a Brooklyn homeowner

    No self-respecting White should support one single thing this anti-white racist bastard does.

    Boycott. Boycott. Boycott.

    Go take it up with DeBlasio, you racist bastard.

  • Snowhitey

    ““My problem is that when you move into a neighborhood, have some respect for the history, for the culture,” Lee said.”

    Blacks are the last to have respect for anything white, including our culture, traditions, and our flags! And, most black neighborhoods were white at one time long before the arrival of the first black into the area. It seems to me that blacks forget “what goes around, comes around.”

    • Moe Moe

      Thank you. I was going to quote that same passage and write just about the same thing you wrote. Large numbers of black folk essentially destroy neighborhoods and the culture that was there before them.

      “Beware the beast [black] Man, for he is the Devil’s pawn. Alone among God’s primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death.”— The Lawgiver (as spoken by Cornelius in Planet of the Apes)

      • Moe Moe

        Hey, and another point: I bet the black folks who stayed in the neighborhood are good, decent people, who would probably tell Spike Lee to shut the F* UP if he were White. They’re glad they stayed because their property values have gone way up, as Lee stated. Then again, most are probably renting….from ‘the man.’

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Exactly, that is why Slavs like me especially have no respect for them. Loud music, thug behavior and violence do not constitute culture, but they do constitute a good argument for not being anywhere near them.

      • jackryanvb

        I’m ~ 15% Slavic – this makes me immune to liberal, libertarian nonsense.

  • https://twitter.com/JeremyGold_ Massif1

    When blacks move into a neighborhood they create trash and destroy everything. I guess that’s called African Tribe Syndrome.

  • De’Ontavious Jizzaiah Jones

    And no one has balls to tell Spike his arguments are same made by white people opposing end to segregation, that white people wanted their culture and higher standards of behavior and property upkeep respected and not destroyed by the influx of low standard blacks.

    • pcmustgo

      and I bet all those cheering him on were white liberal gentrifiers

  • Guest

    I hate to do this, but I think the resemblance is striking:

  • DaveMed

    Anyone else see it?

    • saxonsun

      Fantastic! Laugh-out-loud stuff.

  • soulhunter

    You know negro neighborhoods don’t want cops around, and people who drive service trucks probably got sick and tired of having their tools stolen , everything goes downhill in dark neighborhoods simply because coloreds are difficult to be around..

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    Hmmmm, Yes Mr. Lee, why is it that when White people move in and black people move out things are instantly improved. Do you think it my have something to do with the quality of the people Spike?

    YOU SEE HOW HE APPROACHES THIS: from the standard default black position of what others do for them. “Oh they didn’t pick our garbage up all the time. The streets were never cleaned up for us like the streets are now that White people live here. Once White people show up all of a sudden the schools are operating better for them.” He has no clue that it’s the people themselves doing it. White people build communities that work because we get out there and make them work, it’s called building social capital Mr. Lee.

    THIS IS A PERFECT EXAMPLE: of the different life approaches between blacks and Whites. Whites wake up and say “What can WE, do to improve our community”. However, blacks wake up and say “What are THEY, going to do to improve our community”. Did you catch that? ( Of Course You Did, You’re An American Renaissance Readers ) What are THEY,,,,, going to do. This is a massive, and fundamental difference between White people’s world view, and black people’s world view.

    IT’S THIS DIFFERENCE THAT GIVES US: Detroit of 1950, and Detroit of 2013. It’s this difference that makes America the most powerful country on the planet, and Africa so powerless that not only can it not feed itself . In many countries it can’t even dig it’s own wells to access clean drinking water. Choosing instead to drink muddy parasite contaminated puddled water. While waiting for a 6yr old White boy from America named Ryan Hreljac to both, raise the money, and dig the well for them.

  • Ograf

    Because instead of drinking 40′s of malt liquor and smoking blunts these people who moved in have solid community based programs and cooperate with police and other officials. In any event it will always remain the same. Always.

  • Dan O’Connor

    Dear Spike .
    Crime and policing are asymmetric in nature
    That’s why it takes a comparitively small number of social deviants to create an atmosphere of insecurity and fear in a human society but a far larger number of police officers and resources to prevent them from succeeding, because they can’t be everywhere all of the time .
    In order for any human society to remain peaceful, orderly and law abiding it takes the overwhelming majority of that society to agree to follow the mostly unwritten rules because they feel they have a stake in that society and its future and that if they cooperate with each other and obey those rules it will benefit them .
    Wherever you look at the kind of societies that Whites build when they are the majority this unmistakable pattern will emerge again and again and again .because it is rooted in our socio-cultural-biological DNA .
    You can bomb a White country as flat as a pancake and obliterate its infrastructure and kill of 10% of its population and within 20 years it will look like it never happened and it will have a thriving economy .
    If you take a place like inner cirty Detroit, allow it to reach the required critical mass of majority Black rule and pump billions of dollars of social programs into it within 20 years it will look like the US airforce has bombed it into rubble and nature is reclaiming it back
    The USA doesn’t have a gun problem or a crime problem, it has a demographics problem

  • Alexandra1973

    I wonder how long it’ll take before my comment there is deleted.

  • cecilhenry

    This is pretty anti-white talk Mr. Lee.

    Why are you so anti-white?????

    • Major

      It’s the black anthem and narrative. You don’t think they’d blame themselves do you?

  • MystiKasT

    Why do blacks focus on race so much? And if you love your race so much, why don’t you do something? Black neighborhoods are all giant shitholes of crime, poverty, and violence. Whites are the oppressed race today. We have to work for everything and are given nothing. Blacks, by and large, just have to graduate high school, stay out of prison and not have a kid at 16 and they are GOLDEN (however, many can’t even do that). Stop treating blacks better than everyone else.

    • Major

      Notice that black guys who claim “black is beautiful” always want some white thang to hang onto?

  • Nancy Thomas

    Spike Lee is a hate filled anti-white bigot. He is filth on two legs with no brain to navigate the difficult process of life.

  • saxonsun

    Let me say that the phrase “some of our policies” just feeds the anti-Semitic crap that there’s some worldwide Jewish conspiracy.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Well, you ARE liberals, supporting and defending black criminals and VIOLENT Palestinian squatters. And you hate Christian Protestants who support Israel over the Palestinians.

  • Moe Moe

    I bet the black folks who stayed in the neighborhood are good, decent people, who would probably tell Spike Lee to shut the F* UP if he were White. They’re glad they stayed because their property values have gone way up, as Lee stated. Then again, most are probably renting….from ‘the man.’

    “Beware the beast [black] Man, for he is the Devil’s pawn. Alone among God’s primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death.”— The Lawgiver (as spoken by Cornelius in Planet of the Apes)

  • Katherine McChesney

    Eastwood made a film about the men who erected the flag over Iwo Jima. Spike sent him a message that he should cast a black as one of those men. As there was NO black involved in raising the flag, Eastwood sent him a message “Shut your face, Spike Lee”.

  • Earl Turner

    When blacks move in, whites say “there goes the neighborhood!”

    When whites move in, blacks say “here comes the neighborhood!”

  • CelestiaQuesta

    Not enough KFC’s there?
    Maybe if Spike had a talent other than being an AA black militant film propagandist, he’d stop raising his fist in the air shouting profanities.
    But that’s the language of his kind so what’s new?

    • Major

      Or posting a reward to kill guys like George Zimmerman? Or posting the wrong address for him and dragging innocent white people into his thuggery and threats? Notice this gangster and racist loudmouth was never prosecuted either? He committed a felony in Florida.

      • CelestiaQuesta

        Unfortunately, Spike Lee is a treasured African American icon and is protected under federal guidelines, (section 8) (Brothers Act), (DOJ Article 5150), (Affirmative Action Act) for militant black thugs, enforced by DOJ Attorney General Eric”my people” Holder.
        One day he’ll cross a Zimmerman and share a similar fate as Trayvon Martin.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    He should be upset. He should be mad as Hell at other blacks, not whites for that reality that is as set in concrete as water being wet.

  • newscomments70

    Most people I’ve known have been mugged there by locals .My brother was mugged at knifepoint by a cab driver. One couple I know was almost murdered, but they escaped. It is similar to South Africa. They have some attractive gated resorts, but most of it consists of extremly dangerous black townships.

  • newscomments70

    I will explain it to you: the new inhabitiants pay their utility bills. The “historical” inhabitiants had a high percentage of welfare recipients. They were not paying for anything. Their level of service was lower because they demanded it for free. As the saying goes, “you get what you pay for”.

    • MikeofAges

      Actually, it has been literal generations since black areas in Northern cities have received lower levels of service. One of the reasons why Richard J. Daley was so popular with Chicago’s black voters was that he started making sure that the black neighborhoods had the same levels of services as the white neighborhoods. That was back in the 1950s.

      People had better look for another reason. There could be some that do not reflect on the habits of the people who live there. If all it takes is giving people free trash bags, I’m all for it. Not our fault, though, that chain stores cannot locate in these communities because of the security problems. Or that ordinary people cannot be outside and on the bus after 6 p.m., those who do not own vehicles.

      It might be better to issue people on public benefits a “care” package every month, with trash bags, soap and detergent and few other necessities in it. Take the cost out of the cash benefit.

      • pcmustgo

        Blacks are NOTORIOUS LITTER BUGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Aussie_Thinker

        They were (might still be) running a trial in a heavy dole (welfare) area near me, where the money was put on a card that could only be used at certain shops/to buy certain things. Yet there were still people complaining it infringed on their rights… I mean, they are being GIVEN other people’s hard earned cash, and they still have the nerve to complain.

  • newscomments70

    Spike Lee is a black radical who pioneered films based on his point of view. He borrowed money from family to produce his first film. He became successful beyond his wildest dreams. I suggest that someone at AMREN, or an AMREN supporter, starts producing similar films, from a white conservative point of view. If Spike Lee can do it, why can’t one of us?? Just food for thought.

    • Major

      Might just be because the only place that would air it would be here? You don’t think the Weinsteins or MGM ( Metro GOLDWYN MAYER ) would produce it do you? Any any named director would be black listed for telling the truth in a NT second.

    • WR_the_realist

      It would be almost impossible to find a movie distributer who would carry a pro white movie. You wouldn’t be able to get in the the theaters.

  • jackryanvb

    I get solid success opposing racist blacks using obscene language. Most regular folks oppose the likes of Spike Lee talking about having sexual intercorse with their mothers.

  • jackryanvb

    Ok. Thanks.

    Now how about working to stop the Weinstein Brothers from opening up another hate White people snuff film like “Django Unchained” – opening these terrible hate White people movies on Christmas Day?

    Also, can we get one American Jewish Congressman or US Senator to get better than an “F” immigration grade from NumbersUSA?

  • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

    Absolute nonsense. Outside of the safe, heavily-patrolled tourist areas and resorts, which are largely owned by foreign companies and investors, Barbados is as dangerous as you’d expect. When I was there we had to hire a personal driver just to get us safely from place to place. Taxis were far too risky for the average White tourist.

    Beautiful island but not worth the risk.

  • Major

    Yea Liberia….that fabled African nation of freed slaves…James Monroe must be spinning in his grave. They’d be better off on any plantation at the time than going to that filthy hell hole of black “progress and independence”. Didn’t they just finish their 25th war too?

  • Cid Campeador

    They’ll have intercourse with anything that has a pulse or ain’t been dead for TOO long.
    Spike Lee is puny little racist “Stool” who has contributed nothing but has enriched himself.

    • Major

      That explains why black women have 15 kids by 3,4 or 5 different…”daddies”.

      And 73% of them don’t know a “daddy” either.

      • Cid Campeador

        TRUE DAT!!!

  • http://www.presstitutes.org/ Mike Conrad

    Ironically enough, garbage collection is municipal in NYC and has
    nothing to do with payment–or non-payment–of fees, not to mention what color you are. However, the refuse collectors only collect what’s actually been put in cans and placed by the curb. Not what you’ve strewn all over every inch of your own neighborhood.

    I used to pick up some of what these cretins would leave on the sidewalk in my own neighborhood. It sometimes led to shouting matches. The shouting matches often led to crying on their part. SMH…moved out and don’t miss “integration”…not one bit.

    • Pelagian

      Yes, good point. That and the fact that garbage collectors tend to get the blue flu a lot when their route requires them to risk getting shot at.

  • Truth Teller

    Schmuel Berkowitz
    I once sat down at the computers in my local state and federal courthouses and made a list of more than 800 attorneys on the anti White side of the affirmative action lawsuits. 720 had obviously Jewish names. And I did not even count names like Kaufman and Becker.
    VNN has a list of attorneys who worked on Brown vs. Topeka for the plaintiffs. Again, with the exception of the actor Thurgood Marshall all Jewish names.
    Jews did what they did. Everyone who can do a little research can discover it.

    • Major

      Yes….and they’ll tell you it’s because they know oppression. Not in this country they don’t.

  • shmo123

    Lee is a petty, angry, vindictive little pr***.

  • pcmustgo

    I’ve seen Blacks come into white neighborhoods, neat little white neighborhoods here in Brooklyn and throw litter in OUR neighborhoods… throw it while walking, throw it out of their cars while driving- like big grocery bags full of chicken bones and stryofoam cups of litter, not just small pieces. It’s totally deviant behavior. Once I reacted very strongly and told the black kid not to do that. I just couldn’t stand it. So disrespectful. So arrogant.

  • http://www.presstitutes.org/ ms_anthro

    When did I say that all blacks have the same rate of violence? I simply said it’s ridiculous to call Barbados safe by White standards. You won’t catch me in Detroit, either.

  • Sue

    I don’t even know where to start. His “neighborhood” wasn’t originally black. Did they have respect for the white culture that started the neighborhood say like Detroit? Much better to kill, rape, rob, and burn like the good ole days, bro? This guy threatens to kill someone and it’s okay?

    Isn’t it the original culture turning it back to the way it was?

  • newscomments70

    I have been to Bermuda and Turcs and Caicos without incident. I even enjoyed it, but there are some shocking crimes that occur against whites, even on the safer islands. I’m not sure if you have ever been to Barbados, but it is pretty bad. Jamaica is similar.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      When I was in Barbados in the 1980s they had a ‘beach vulture’ problem: locals browbeating sunbathers to buy aloe, necklaces, etc. It got so bad that it was hurting tourism. So, they had just set-up ‘vulture free zones’ (as we called them) where tourists could be left alone.

      • newscomments70

        When my parents stopped in Haiti on a cruise, they were escorted to a beach, and the beach was guarded by men with AK-47′s. No locals allowed. (imagine that, Haitians actually protected white tourists…I wish they did that in Miami Beach and Virginia Beach) I heard of an incident recently in the Dominican Republic. Some locals invaded a five star resort on the beach…men, women and children. They terrorized sun bathers and swimmers, defecated in the pool, urinated on people in lounge chairs, etc. The British tourists demanded their money back, but the hotel gave them very little. What is it with blacks defecating in pools?

  • CelestiaQuesta

    At first I thought they were talking about his Neihborhood in Niggeria.
    Then I realized, the only white folks moving there are kidnapped whites for the sex slave market.

  • gemjunior

    Because, Mr. Boof, you don’t PUT yo’ garbage out, you scatter it everywhere and the sanitation men like it to be put in bags….

  • gemjunior

    The last time I was there was 1994, and my husband and I went horseback riding with a guide. He took us to an area called “Christchurch” parish and there were shacks made from corrugated tin, just like Soweto. He explained that most of the islanders were very poor outside the “touristy” areas. BTW, I saw the shacks with my own eyes so Barbados is not exactly a first world country.

  • gemjunior

    OK maybe not all blacks have the same rates of violence, but I think that we can safely say 99% do, if you’ll please just take a gander with one half-drooped eyeball, even if it’s blurry from last night’s alcohol, at any town, city, borough, country, or area where it is predominantly black. Look at what’s happened to South Africa since the end of apartheid. It’s no longer fit for human habitation, Detroit only took 4 decades to be unrecognizable from a great American city to a post-apocalyptic zombie-scape, Haiti has been governed by blacks for 200 years and only gets worse, Rhodesia oops, Zimbabwe took a dive, etc. etc. Name one place on earth that black people have improved. I challenge you . Camden NJ, New Orleans LA, Newark NJ, South Ozone Park, Jamaica (Queens) Far Rockaway, NY don’t count.

  • newscomments70

    I have had several nice friends from Jamaica and Haiti. The were intelligent, moral and well-mannered…that doesn’t mean that those countries aren’t hell-holes. Some Caribbean populations seem more white-friendly than blacks. I know in Turks and Caicos, they are taught to avoid American blacks when they travel to the US. There is even a public service ad…”don’t shun our black brothers and sisters in the US. It is racist to stereotype, etc.” Still, even in peaceful islands like Bermuda, many white girls have been raped.

  • Aussie_Thinker

    Could be the vitamin D from the extra sun? I know that’s a common idea thrown around at how Brits are generally more miserable than Aussies

  • MooTieFighter

    For the first time ever, I like Spike’s idea. Let’s just make sure this works both ways. You and your peeps stay in your neighborhood and we will stay in ours.

  • Puggg

    Cops will patrol bad areas, but help from the residents makes things a lot easier for them. Before the white people moved in, all that lived there were Spike Lee types who said “stop snitching.” And now, with white people there, there will be snitching. Which is why the NYPD hangs around the area more, because their labors are not in vein.

  • Pelagian

    He keeps saying “my father was a great jazz musician”. Why cant he just say he was a jazz musician? That’s the only point that’s relevant to the story. And he’s telling people to be humble??

    I agree with his central point, though, about having respect for neighborhoods when you move in. But that’s a conservative argument, just sayin’.

  • pcmustgo

    AND SPIKE LEE’S WIFE IS THE LIGHTEST LIGHTED-SKINNED (“HIGH-YELLOW) GREEN-EYED “Black Woman” he could ever get or you could ever imagine. Google pictures of her. Spike himself is not dark skinned.

    • pcmustgo

      Mulatta

    • Major

      Maybe he’d jump off the Brooklyn Bridge if he got his DNA checked?

  • pcmustgo

    But perhaps we are going too easy on the types of White Liberal Yuppie types that move into these Black neighborhoods and think they are doing blacks a favor. They are not our kind either.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Well there are knee-jerkers and there are those who did their time in the trenches. Guilty people, sounding a lot like you, usually go for the conspiracy theory response when masking their own civil rights crimes.

    Despite your Feminista/LGBTQ leanings, I’m no ‘…MRA…’. I’m a guy who made his bones in the trenches and is the authority on the topic. American women in the workplace have a long way to go. 9 out of 10 of them are the ‘Equal Results’ types. The product be damned, mostly.

    Any man pushing back from reverse discrimination is an MRA? Does reverse discrimination even exist, in your mind?

  • NoMosqueHere

    “Let me just kill you right now,” “My problem is that when you move into a neighborhood, have some respect for the history, for the culture,” Lee said.

    Go screw yourself, you black racist nazi. The only reason anyone gives a damn about Brooklyn these days is that whites are moving in. Otherwise, it would be black hell hole like Detroit, you vicious white hating midget.

  • John K

    He doesn’t need to explain. The reason for it is that he is your typical black racist savage, and even though he sucks as a director and produces garbage filled with rewritten history, he still got where he was because of the color of his skin, not talent; yet here he is, crying racism because whites are improving his old neighborhood. Poor, poor blacks! Where will they sling the rock now?

    Whites build, blacks destroy.

  • http://atleeyarrow.org/ Atlee Yarrow

    Interesting, but Pioneer Little Europe (dot) com is looking for a new blank slate, not trying to rub a stain out.