U.N. Experts Grill U.S. on Racial Discrimination

Stephanie Nebehay, Yahoo! News, August 13, 2014

United Nations experts grilled U.S. officials on Wednesday about what they said was persistent racial discrimination against African-Americans and other minorities in jobs, housing, education and the criminal justice system.

“Stand Your Ground” laws, a controversial self-defense law in some 22 U.S. states, use of force by police against migrants, and FBI racial profiling were also raised by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).

The first review of the U.S. record since 2008, which continues on Thursday, happened to follow the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri on Saturday and subsequent violent protests.

High levels of gun violence in the United States have a disparate impact on minorities, Noureddine Amir, committee vice chairman, told the talks.

African Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, but 50 percent of homicide victims, he said.

“African American males are reportedly seven times more likely to die by firearm homicide than their white counterparts,” he said.

“I understand that these disparities arise from factors such as subconscious racial bias in shootings, the proliferation of Stand Your Ground laws and the existence of predominantly African American and economically depressed neighborhoods with escalated levels of violence,” he said.

U.S. Ambassador Keith Harper, who led a 30-member delegation, said the multi-racial and multi-ethnic democracy had made “great strides toward eliminating racial discrimination”.

“Thirty years ago, the idea of having an African-American president would not have seemed possible. Today it is a reality,” Harper, a Native American of the Cherokee Nation, told the panel of 18 independent experts.

“While we have made visible progress that is reflected in the leadership of our society, we recognize that we have much left to do.”

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Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen killed in Miami, Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012, said in testimony to the panel on Tuesday that his killer considered Trayvon a threat because of his skin color.

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  • Adolf Verloc

    Noureddine Amir, from Algeria – that paradise of human rights.

    • John Smith

      You’re spot on.

      I guess that’s because the UN realizes that only white countries are racist. No need to be concerned about asian, african, m eastern countries.

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

        They know only white countries are stupid enough to give them a hearing and be taken seriously. What these U.N. ass-clowns are really doing is using white Leftist political-correctness against U.S. officials as a means of demoralizing and discrediting the West.

  • JohnEngelman

    United Nations experts grilled U.S. officials on Wednesday about what they said was persistent racial discrimination against African-Americans and other minorities in jobs, housing, education and the criminal justice system.

    – Stephanie Nebehay, Yahoo! News, August 13, 2014

    When racial discrimination happens, it happens because of bad experiences in the past.

    • Nonhumans

      Libtards try to say racists/race realists are ignorant. They couldnt have it more backwards. Libtards are ignorant (most often through lack of face to face experience), deluded, and in denial about the malevolences of the nonhuman (and squatmonster) undertow. Being racially aware most often comes from experience. I might even go so far as to say that it is earned.
      .
      They are so quick to assign a label of hate, when they are usually a great deal more hateful and aggressive than most of anyone who is racially aware. Indeed it is pathologic. In my experience, libtards and antifas are more definitive of hategroups than most proclaimed hate groups. Their hypocrisy and lack of tolerance only strengthens my point.

  • Dave West

    I’m sure a country like Mauritania, that still has arab on black slavery, is given the red carpet by the UN.

  • Periapsis

    They are worried that whites have a right to fight back, even to shoot to kill when Muslims, darkies or Bolshevists attack them or their families where they have every right to be. The UN is nothing but an organization that facilitates genocides, especially against whites. It is international communism at it’s core.

  • journey

    The UN, for once, could do something reality oriented and useful by asking, is the majority of blacks able to function in an advanced society? If not, what is the best solution so an advanced society will not be eternally burden by such low IQ peoples prone toward violence and slothfulness?

    • CircleTheWagons

      Yes they could do something oriented and useful by asking that but that’s not their goal. The goal is the extermination of the white man. Eventually you’re going to have to face that reallity.

  • DaveMed

    What a destructive organization the U.N. is.

    Certainly seems to have outlived its usefulness.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Is there a more worthless organization than the UN?

    While it hypocritically grills Americans about the so-called treatment of “minorities” in the U.S….

    It looks the other way when atrocities are committed against WHITES:

    August 7 2014 –

    300 poor White Afrikaners -including 74 children and 24 elderly – forced to move to garbage-dump at violent-driven black Muncieville squatter camp:

    As has happened before at other forced removals of whites into black townships, the black residents of Muncieville also are ‘not pleased’ and have been threatening the Afrikaners with murder and issuing threats that their ‘women and children will be raped’.

    The threats of murder and rape also are based on fact: many black townships like these are infamous for its ‘jackrolling’ youth gangs which roam the streets looking for vulnerable young girls to rape, impregnate and infect with AIDS -deliberately. They call it their ‘fun’.

    The ANC Government’s anti-white hiring- and land-ownership laws, the so-called black-economic-empowerment laws, cause severe joblessness, homelessness, hunger and poverty among the Afrikaner minority – indeed they now suffer greater hardships than do poor blacks: the ANC-regime pays sizable monthly benefits and also sends regular food-parcels and other benefits to some 16-million poor blacks and also feeds 12-million poor children in the public schools – benefits which the ANC denies to the poor Afrikaners.

    How is this not genocide against Whites in SA?

    And the UN and Western press are silent.

    The UN has blood on its hands. It should be kicked out of the US, the NY building burned and then razed and the ground upon which it sits tilled under and heavily salted.

  • dd121

    We are a sovereign nation and members of the UN have no right or jurisdiction to question any American about anything.

  • MekongDelta69

    U.N. Transition to the Use of Racial Dialogue (TURD)

  • Anonymous

    It seems rather presumptuous of the U.N. to critique U.S. social integration. What do foreign officials know about the U.S. that they haven’t “learned” from a tendentious news report or a captious textbook summary? How many of them actually understand the culture and mindset of people here?

    “I understand that these disparities arise from factors such as subconscious racial bias in shootings, the proliferation of Stand Your Ground laws and the existence of predominantly African American and economically depressed neighborhoods with escalated levels of violence,”

    No, you don’t understand. The vast majority of black homicides are committed by other blacks.

    Myopia of this sort isn’t fitting for an official of the United Nations.

    • Nonhumans

      You notice how they refer to nonhumans as 13% of the US population and represent 50% of all homicide victims, without noting that nonhumans are responsible for nearly 70% of all violent crimes committed in the US. The ommission of that little tidbit is manipulative at the very least. Who honestly cares what the UN thinks. Let them try to impose their NWO BS here in the US. The second that they go for our guns, thats the second that we go for their throats!

  • MBlanc46

    Whatever happened to the movement to make the US withdraw from this ridiculous organization?

    • StillModerated

      The John Birch Society used to put out the bumper stickers.

      • MBlanc46

        For years there was one of those signs on I-80 west in Indiana just outside Chicago. I used to pass it several times a year. I don’t recall that it said JBS, but I might just have forgotten that. There are perhaps more important matters to attend to–stopping and reversing the Mexican invasion and getting the Negroes back under control–but we really should put the UN in our sights.

        • Speedy Steve

          I just dialed it. The number is still good.

          • MBlanc46

            Thanks.

  • LHathaway

    “his killer considered Trayvon a threat because of his skin color”.

    I guess Trayvon ( aware of this commission coming up before the UN, and taught as he was that many ignorant whites foolishly believe that young men like him are a ‘threat’ – only because of the color of their skin) I guess Trayvon proved this ignorant white Hispanic wrong.

  • Alucard_the_last

    The same UN that did nothing about the Rwandan holocaust or North Koreas blatant human rights violations. The American negro has more rights than humans in the US.

  • Leon NJ

    Radio host Michael Savage once said that the UN should move to Dubai. They will apparently have more in common and will have closer values with those surrounding countries compared to being in the US. Also, they need not to worry, from what I’ve heard, they’ll still be able to get their booze, drugs, and blonde hookers, too.

  • John R

    50% of homicide victims are African American? Interesting. But let’s explore this further: What percentage of their killers were ALSO African American? I would hasten to wager that it is over 90%. Now, of the 50% non-African American homicide victims, what percentage of THEIR killers were black? I would bet it is at least a significant percentage, probably in the order of 25%. So, conclusion? A solid majority of all the murderers in this country come from one particular racial group whose members comprise only about 13% of the total population. Gee, I wonder why “racial profiling exists”?

  • dd121

    If a president like Teddy Roosevelt were in office, he would tell them to go straight to hell if they impinged on our sovereignty in any way.

    • phillyguy

      So would Reagan

  • Paleoconn

    Thank God for SYG.