Black Teen Flash Mobs: A Frightening Result of Chronic Political Neglect

Boyce Watkins, Huffington Post, August 19, 2011

Like the rest of the country, I couldn’t help but notice the occurrence of black teen ‘”flash mobs” around the country. {snip}

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{snip} Black teen flash mobs have been formed throughout the country, with many of them being designed to break the law in some way.

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I can’t help but notice how the creation of flash mobs is probably the first time in recent memory that black teenagers have gotten this much attention from media or public officials. Rather than focusing on the teenagers who are doing great things with their lives, the media loves to put a spotlight on the few scary looking black kids who decide to rob a store on a Saturday night. In spite of the media bias, there are quite a few reasons that the media, Mayor Nutter and the rest of us could have been paying attention to black teenagers in the past.

We could have spent time addressing the 40 percent unemployment rate of black teens all across America. Public officials seem to forget that an idle mind is the devil’s workshop . . . when you combine a hot summer with nothing productive to do, teenagers are going to find their own ways to use that free time.

Mayor Nutter and other critics of these errant teenagers could have also taken note of the fact that Philadelphia has the most racially segregated public school system in the entire United States. Suburban kids are getting all they need to build a great future, while inner city kids are only learning how to join flash mobs.

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So, in all of his righteous outrage, I would ask Mayor Nutter this: Who is a greater embarrassment to their race? The teenager who is led astray because adults have neglected him, or the black political figure who silently administers and maintains the most racially segregated school system in the entire country?

{snip} Black teen flash mobs are our society’s creation: if we’d chosen to give these kids something to live for, many of them wouldn’t be out finding ways to self-destruct.

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  • Anonymous

    The person who wrote this article must be running for office in a city with a majority of black people. Of course it’s societies fault, God forbid anyone be responsible for their own actions. When I was a kid (I’m 26 now) I did this thing called WORK during the summer, even when I was bored to death I didn’t have to steal and beat up black people to occupy my time.

  • Bandmo

    First mixing, that didn’t work, more African teachers, that didn’t work, face it nothing will.

  • Tim in Indiana

    Boy, it didn’t require reading very far into this article to realize it was written by a black. The complete inversion of reality was the first giveaway.

    Black teen flash mobs have been formed throughout the country, with many of them being designed to break the law in some way.

    Many of them?

    I can’t help but notice how the creation of flash mobs is probably the first time in recent memory that black teenagers have gotten this much attention from media or public officials. Rather than focusing on the teenagers who are doing great things with their lives, the media loves to put a spotlight on the few scary looking black kids who decide to rob a store on a Saturday night.

    Oh yeah, that’s why the media always refers to the perpetrators as “teens” or “youth” rather than anything that would in any way identify them by race.

    I suppose I should be grateful. At least the writer implicitly admitted that the whole issue of flash mobs in the US is one of race. I’m sure he would like to have claimed, if he thought he could get away with it, that the flash mobs are really perpetrated by white kids in blackface.

  • Anonymous

    How can the Philly school system be integrated. Like Los Angeles, there not enough Whites left with which to integrate.

    Wasn’t there a recent article about Asian parents whose children were horribly bullied and abused in the Philly schools by black ferals?

  • ice

    “Rather than focusing on the teenagers who are doing great things with their lives, the media loves to put a spotlight on the few scary looking black kids who decide to rob a store on a Saturday night.”

    Gee, I wonder why the “biased” media does that? They always pick on blacks.

    I mean, it’s not like there’s a serious problem within the entire population of blacks from not being able to fit in to a first world society to out-of-control crime, is there?

    And the few glitches blacks do have are the fault of 1) whites; 2)the government; 3)not enough midnight basketball; and 9) slavery two hundred years ago.

    In any event, let’s all work together, hold hands, drink a coke and sing in perfect harmony. We don’t need to dwell on these few “outcasts,” do we?

    If only more people were like Boyce and the others at Huffpo who know that diversity is our strength and the greatest problems we face is from those like the Tea Party and other like-minded extremists.

  • Robert Binion

    If an idle mind is the devil’s workshop, “Huffington Post” is his assembly line.

  • Anonymous

    I had to google “Dr. Boyce Watkins” to see if he was… you know.

    Well, he is — but more than that, Dr. Watkins also happens to be a major modern poet. Here are the two opening stanzas of his “Xbox Blues”:

    People wonder why I love XBOX

    Why I play it all night in my drawz [sic] and my socks

    All I can say is dang dude, it rocks

    The game is my porage [sic] and I’m Goldie-locks

    I play it all day, I mean games back to back

    My friends say I look like a zombie on crack.

    I’m hooked on this game like a big scoobie snack.

    GPA who? Right now that jack…

    But wait! There’s more! You can find eight more stanzas of the good doctor’s brilliant, riveting, video-game poetry here:

    http://greatblackspeakers.com/boyce_watkins/x_box_blues.htm

  • Caucasian Persuasion

    “If it bleeds, it leads” is one reason the mob attacks make the news.

    Philly has a segregated school system because the city has been ethnically cleansed of Euro-Americans. What does the author want, a court order to infest the suburban school districts?

  • Anonymous

    There are just as many poor and working-class white kids who are from situations where they barely get by, as there are blacks. Yet, when is the last time you saw hordes of young white people rampaging stores, punching people, kicking them, knocking them on the ground for the fun of it?

    Never!

    I am so tired of these blacks and their pathetic excuse-making.

    I used to think that the idea of blacks having lower I.Q. levels was something evil that was an idea of the K or Neo-Nazis, but now I have come to believe it myself.

    What sort of people — other than those with a very low I.Q. — would do things like this just to get media attention?

  • Anonymous

    “Like the rest of the country, I couldn’t help but notice the occurrence of black teen ‘“flash mobs” around the country.”

    This is already disingenuous. Unless you were checking stories on AR each day, you had no idea about all these incidents. Certainly “the rest of the country” is still playing catchup to learn about these mob attacks and lootings. Meanwhile, the media did everything in its power to NOT mention race. I’m glad the journalist did what we all do, i.e. read between the lines.

    But I’m glad we’re all saying the word “black”, even when the media won’t.

    The writer is an idiot. He writes “Suburban kids are getting all they need to build a great future, while inner city kids are only learning how to join flash mobs.” If so, the blame rests squarely on parents and the teens themselves – no one else. No excuses. No blaming the weather. “What else are they to do?” Apparently, the rest of the year they confine similar behavior to the public schools which they terrorize, making it impossible for the few who want to actually learn.

    Society HAS given them worthy goals to which they can aspire: family and education and decency. However, they reject all three, perhaps because of their genetic imprint, and certainly because of their culture.

    “Who is a greater embarrassment to their race? The teenager who is led astray because adults have neglected him, or the black political figure who silently administers and maintains the most racially segregated school system in the entire country?”

    That embarrassment would be the violent and stupid one, i.e. the teenager who knows damn well what he is doing. Thank God the black teen is NOT terrorizing white schools.

    The greatest embarrassment, however, is the journalist who writes this sniveling copy.

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  • CDE

    “We could have spent time addressing the 40 percent unemployment rate of black teens all across America.”

    NEWSFLASH: We have been addressing it for years, dufus. Illegal aliens occupy millions of jobs that “black youth” could be doing, if they had any semblence of a work ethic.

    “The teenager who is led astray because adults have neglected him…”

    Excuse me, don’t you mean “incompetent black parents” neglected him?

  • Linked to Whiteness

    So, in all of his righteous outrage, I would ask Mayor Nutter this: Who is a greater embarrassment to their race? The teenager who is led astray because adults have neglected him, or the black political figure who silently administers and maintains the most racially segregated school system in the entire country?

    Sounds like the Integration and Civil Rights canard all over again.

    Instead of reverting back to feral jungle savagery in segregated schools, black bucks would all rival Seneca, Shakespeare, Beethoven, Einstein and the peace loving Quakers if only they had a chance to sit next to beautiful, blonde, blue-eyed Nordic girls in school, and to score touchdowns on the football field while these same hotties do leg kicks so revealingly high that Kunta gets his “hard won” treat of a big eyeful of the once-forbidden-zone-but-now-very-welcoming-White Holy of Holies.

  • Epiales

    Getting arrested is not going to help the unemployed “youth” find jobs.

  • olewhitelady

    First, let me ask a question that impacts teens of all races:

    Why are they expected to work? Why aren’t they expected to study and make the best grades they are able?

    When I was a teenager in the 50’s and 60’s, few of the adolescents I knew had jobs. During the school year, we concentrated on education, and during the summer we helped out our families a little and basically just had fun. Some teens worked over Christmas holidays or over the summer for some extra spending money or to save for college–but that wasn’t the norm. And nearly every one of us stayed completely out of trouble.

  • Cassiodorus

    “Black teen flash mobs are our society’s creation:”

    Says who? And can white criminals avail themselves of this excuse, or is it a Blacks Only sort of thing?

    “if we’d chosen to give these kids something to live for, many of them wouldn’t be out finding ways to self-destruct.”

    Who’s “we?” How is it in “our” power to give blacks “something to live for?” Why is giving blacks something to live for “our” responsibility? Do “we” meet our obligation to give whites something to live for, or must white people find their own reasons to go on living? If so, why don’t white people behave like blacks in flash mobs?

    These excuses for black criminality, never convincing, become more transparent and absurd every day.

  • Anonymous

    Read the comments on the original post. Even for the Huffington they dont buy this guys warped interpretation.

  • Anonymous

    “Mayor Nutter and other critics of these errant teenagers could have also taken note of the fact that Philadelphia has the most racially segregated public school system in the entire United States. Suburban kids are getting all they need to build a great future, while inner city kids are only learning how to join flash mobs.”

    Boyce Watkins seems to think that everyone else but the people who produced these kids is responsible for raising them. As for suburban kids, how much longer are we going to use that same tired old adage that by sending Black inner city kids to the suburbs there will be a sudden epiphany on the part of the Blacks.

    I grew up in North Philadelphia in a “segregated” area. There was an Irish enclave between Cambria Street and Lehigh Avenue north and south and between 21st street and 31st street east and west.

    From Cambria St.to Allegheny avenue N & S and between 20th street and 30th street E & W was an Italian neighborhood. The Irish called us Guineas, Wops, Dagos and Eyetalians and we called them Harps, Micks and “Medigans”. There were rarely violent confrontations ( at the worst a fist fight ending in bloody noses and a hand shake at the end) between us because we were both shared a common religious belief and common European values. Our generation had some strange names such as Dominick Kelly, Patrick Campellone and Kevin Buscio.

    I never remember hearing a gun shot or hearing of a stabbing. Fires were a rarity. White kids today don’t tend to run the street assaulting Blacks. It has nothing to do with geography and all to do with nurturing.

    Mayor Nutter himself declared that it wasn’t “our job” to raise your kids.

    It doesn’t take “a village to raise a child”. A savage village produces savage children. It takes a civilized culture in which all are willing to participate.

    Why is it that so many Asians come here with little and with no language skills and within a year their children are speaking reasonably correct English and doing well in school and not wandering the hallways striking terror in the hearts of teachers and peers and not wandering the streets at night assaulting people who don’t look like them?

    What we’ve been doing for the past fifty years with entitlements, integration of schools etc. have produced the same and worse results and fits the definition of insanity.

    PHiladelphia has “segregated” schools because White people have fled the city in droves. No sane people want to send their kids to school every day never knowing if they’re going to be beaten, raped or killed. Even Black teachers are afraid to show up at some of these schools every day. Blacks cause “segregation”. Take off your blindfold BOYCE.

    In referring to the shark in JAWS, Mr. Hooper admonishes the mayor by warning him that he won’t see the truth until “it swims up to you and bites you in the ___”.

  • Anonymous

    If the cause of flash mobs is unemployment, why are only blacks forming flash mobs? If unemployment causes flash mobs, you would expect to see all races forming mobs in proportion to their unemployment rate.

    Since white teens are presumably unemployed at a relatively higher rate that the general population, shouldn’t we have evidence of at least a few white flash mobs? In fact, we don’t see white flash mobs because their must be another cause that the author is overlooking. Perhaps the obvious causes is race.

  • martinstuart

    the writer talks about the adults who have failed these kids and doesn’t mention the parents.

  • Rhialto

    Right on bro’! Let me tell you two ways the youths are being ‘neglected’. First, a liberal infested school system that does not give them the skills or work ethic they need to be profitable employees. Second, an immigration policy that forces them to compete with the rest of the world for jobs in America.

  • WASP Insurgent

    Typical black “victim” mentality as always, total avoidance of responsiblity and accountability. Poverty=crime boredom=crime no father in the house/bad childhood=crime no matter what the scenario they are not accountable, disgusting.

  • MiddleAger

    I am not surprised at the narrow-mindedness of the author. There is no political solution to this problem. How much have we sacrificed politically over the last 40 years? And for what? The bribes are not working like they used to and the gravy train is ending very soon now so things will get much worse. There is nothing we can do to help them, only to defend ourselves from them.

    Hope for the best, plan for the worst.

  • Anonymous

    Philadelphia has the most segregated schools in the country? Why? Because the White kids and their parents don’t want them mixing with these malcontents. Maybe we should be realistic and segregate the entire country.

  • SF Paul

    This article is just plain hilarious! Really a funny read. Sure Boyce Watkins, everything is the governments fault. The flash mob teens are not responsible for their actions. The parents (or parent) are not responsible. The government is responsible for the violence, looting and destruction. I’m still laughing!

  • Tom S.

    *I can’t help but notice how the creation of flash mobs is probably the first time in recent memory that black teenagers have gotten this much attention from media or public officials.

    Yes isn’t that great! Thats why this situation has gotten so bad, the media/public officials have always IGNORED black crime. Now, thank God, they’re finally drawing attention to it.

    *when you combine a hot summer with nothing productive to do, teenagers are going to find their own ways to use that free time.

    Aren’t the summers just as hot for White teenagers ( and other non-black teenagers ) with nothing productive to do? I don’t see them looting and assaulting people. Why is it just BLACK teenagers?

    You mean to tell me that black teens from the HOOD have nothing produtive to do? How about picking up all the trash laying around, mowing the yards, fixing and painting the houses, scrubbing away graffiti, going to the library and reading something other than ‘racisim in America’ and ‘us po blacks’ books, and working to rid their commuities of the low lifes that drag them ALL down.

  • Question Diversity

    There are just as many poor and working-class white kids who are from situations where they barely get by, as there are blacks. Yet, when is the last time you saw hordes of young white people rampaging stores, punching people, kicking them, knocking them on the ground for the fun of it?

    Unfortunately, here is an example — Some white rapper dweeb in Cleveland who calls himself “Machine Gun Kelly” provoked an almost white flash mob of his idiot drone supporters and fans:

    http://goo.gl/WLpSK

    Pay attention to the video.

  • Dave

    ~Anonymous wrote at 7:12 PM

    I don’t think the Black flash-mobs rampage for attention at all–I think they want free stuff and want to get their jollies beating up Whitey–and yes, IQ is a factor in their behavior. Nice to hear you’ve accepted reality.

    Incidentally, this notion that the flash-mobs are striking because of disenfranchisement from the labor force is absurd. The majority of these hooligans wouldn’t be able to hold a job in a booming economy, much less in a prolonged slump. They would show the same lack of restraint working behind the cash-register at a department store as they do rummaging through the shelves.

  • whiteraven

    Black refusal to admit to the problem of out-of-control crime throughout the country, and excusing it as being someone else’s fault, is causing the problem to accelerate. And the greatest harm will be to the black community itself, because it darkens their image more with each incident.

    This Boyce Watkins doesn’t have the intelligence to understand that blacks are on a path to destruction if black crime isn’t brought under control. If a civil war erupts blacks would be neutralized in a matter of weeks, and they would never fully recover from that.

  • White, Jewish, and Proud

    This kind of pathetic drivel will not fly any more. Perceptive people all over the country — and the world, for that matter — know exactly who comprises flash mobs.

    They know now, if they didn’t before, that there is no appeasing blacks and that they are violent by nature.

  • Fritz

    That’s right, blame society. These little monsters haven’t been tought to take responsability for their actions, just as most of their fathers never learned to take responability for their children. The sooner as these punks start suffering a beat down by the people they attempt to victimize, the sooner they will stop pulling this crap. It’s pretty simple stuff.

  • Uptown

    Lest we rubes not know, here is an objective, humble encomium of Mr. Watkin’s place in the American pantheon from his very own website:

    “Dr. Boyce D. Watkins ‘The People’s Scholar’, is one of the leading social commentators, black speakers and high action freedom fighters in America. In his words, ‘We don’t need more PhDs in the black community, we need more Ph-Dos’. He advocates for education, economic empowerment and social justice and has changed the definition of what it means to be a black scholar and leader in America. He is a Blue Ribbon Speaker with Great Black Speakers, Inc. and one of the top black speakers in America.”

    The august Mr. Watkins notwithstanding, black teen flash mobs, amoral gatherings bent on looting and maiming for fun and profit, are a principle export of black urban culture, and it ain’t beautiful.

  • Mad Max

    I must say that I was delighted by the number of enlightened comments at the Huffington Post. It seemed to me like a good majority of the commentators saw right through the stuff Boyce Watkins was spouting. Even the self identified liberals seem to be coming around to the new reality we’re all living in, which is encouraging! Hopefully more people will see through the black apologist nonsense and finally take a stand on these issues publicly. The PC culture we’re all living in simply can’t die quickly enough!

    That being said, I was surprised that everyone missed the obvious in the comments section. Most of the commentators kept bring up the fact that this problem starts with the parents. Ordinarily this would be the case, however most of the “parents” are just as inept and morally corrupt as the kids. Therefore expecting the parents to deal with the situation is futile at best, which means the government is going to have to manage this problem. That’s until the race hustlers cry the “R” word for their own ends. Unfortunately we’re going to have to play these silly games until the stuff hits the fan in this country and marital law is enacted across the board. I pray we don’t see that day.

  • generalquagmyer

    What the author says, on a purely surface level, is true. I’ve often wondered what kind of person I’d have become if brought up in such a dysfunctional, unstimulating environment. Perhaps I’d be flash mobbing with the worst of them, and waking up every morning wondering what I could do to be as obnoxious as possible toward white people.

    What sets me and most of us apart is our “White Privilege,” the superior intelligence, strategic planning ability, and genius for organization that ensures that most of us don’t end up in such an environment in the first place, generation after generation. Most of us had two parents who cared about our wellbeing, taught us basic social skills, made sure we learned in school, and instilled in us some sense of delayed gratification.

    This is really just another well-written, utterly useless article that misses the whole point: These people, overwhelmingly, are the way they are and incapable of changing their basic nature.

  • Anonymous

    Black Teen Flash Mobs: A Frightening Result of Chronic PARENTAL Neglect

    There, fixed that for ya.

  • Anonymous

    Well, if the HUFFPO were in paper form, I’d stop buying Charmin.

  • Anonymous

    Black teen flash mobs are our society’s creation: if we’d chosen to give these kids something to live for, many of them wouldn’t be out finding ways to self-destruct.

    You’d think that this same old liberal script would have long since been discredited, but here we go again, trying to blame criminal behavior on society.

  • Anonymous

    Where are these “40 percent unemployment” and “neglected” black youth able to get the food to become so fat and money to buy expensive named brand cloths? Where do they get the money for their iPhones which they use to organize their hate mobs?

    Would the cause of the unemployed black youth be taken more seriously if the went on hunger strikes until they got jobs?

    Maybe if the source of the money, food, cloths, iPhones, etc was cut off, they would be forced to get jobs and reduce the “40 percent unemployment”. But that would only result in a spike in the unemployment rate of illegal immigrants who then would be force to participate in the flash mobs the Americans are no longer will to participate in.

  • bookerz

    These kids certainly are not neglected by adults. They are emboldened by them. Just look at all the adults sticking up for their actions by saying it is not their fault. Who are these children taught to believe in and who are they taught to hate. They are taught to believe in groups like the New Black Panthers while hating whites. They are taught to embrace the gangsta rap that emboldens them to this behavior. They are constantly defended by the NAACP and every other black oh wo is me organization out there. Anyone who makes excuses for these animals should be ashamed of themselves.

  • patches

    Librals and black activists ET-All will always flip the script, i went to the ny daily news voicer area after the borzilliei story broke and spared with these so called afro centric individuals, the stuff said was in a word unbelievable for instance,”why should borzillieri hate people of color he’s a sicilian and their almost black” a whole load of things like this, i countered with historical facts which where shot down, with”man your history is all made up,made to make white people look good, they wrote it all they stole from everyone,they commit the most crimes BLAH…BLAH,everything writen is false according to them EVERYTING. The iceing on the cake on the site was a black female admiting the fact that black and hispanics do commit an array of violent crimes, but added that they deserve no blame whatsoever, as it was white who taught them everything, so there you have it. you could in modern times point to the example of the italian mafia, as a potential guide, but here it was always actions against there own, in spurts of violence over the years, no everyday americans where raped or mugged or beaten etc,etc, i did’nt reply to this as by that time i was spent, i would have said if i did that nice theory but am afraid that the bloods and crips and all the hispanic gangs all the dysfuction are a hell of your own creation, that you are right, there are SOME whites responsible , they would be your white liberals and activists.

  • kohen

    The need of blacks is moral education , a reinforcement of Judeo christian values that can make a lasting change in an individual

    Intelligence Quotient is a placid thing that can be improved upon by effort , being studious and avoiding distraction, that is how Asian got to be on top . The concept of innate intelligence is delusion.

  • Anonymous

    “Unemployment, hot summer, nothing to do, blah, blah, blah”…are you sure this guy wasn’t from London, commenting on the London looters?

  • Dave

    Black people must read this constant drivel coming from black and white liberal commentators and ‘academics’and rightly see it for what it really is: A Get Out Of Jail Free Card.

    Well done again.

    (Applause). More black criminality in the making.

  • Bill

    From his name, I assumed that Boyce Watkins was a WASP but found out that he is black. He specializes in writing whining articles about the awful mistreatment ob blacks. Naturally there is no mention in this article that their misbehavior consists of vicious attacks against white people.

  • June

    Again, the onus is put on society. This is a long-held tradition. Blacks must have someone to blame. I grew up during the depression. We had little, but we had enough pride to do for ourselves. The “Man” wasn’t there to take our hand and lead us through life. This is their childlike response to everything. If we don’t succeed, it’s not our fault. How about developing som pride and self-reliance? The Mayor was right. Pull up your pants and show some backbone!

  • Anonymous

    If a pot-smoking, under-achieving drop-out Black kid can eventually become President, like Barack Obama did, I’d say that our society has created plenty of things for other Black kids “to live for.”

  • cpascal

    Summer boredom is no reason to violently attack people. And the flash mobs will probably continue when the schools open again, as the type of kids who join these mobs aren’t the type who’d otherwise be busy with their studies. Hopefully, it will stop when the snow and ice comes, and they can’t run away with their looted goods without slipping all over the place.

  • NBJ

    Wow, so much nonsense packed in to one article, I’ll only comment on one paragraph.

    Mayor Nutter and other critics of these errant teenagers could have also taken note of the fact that Philadelphia has the most racially segregated public school system in the entire United States. Suburban kids are getting all they need to build a great future, while inner city kids are only learning how to join flash mobs.

    I would really love to know what racially segregated schools have to do with this kind of behavior. This guy doesn’t talk about lack of money (probably because he knows that’s totally false) so I can only assume he means these black teens need to be around White teens to learn how to behave…?

    There were several majority black schools that were closed in the Charlotte area last Fall because of poor performance. Of course the NAACP was screaming racism, and causing all kinds of mayhem for the school board. Just a few months prior, they were screaming racism because parents were fighting for neighborhood schools. The only time they don’t scream racism is when they don’t get what they want, when they want it, whatever their mood might be. It’s just beyond absurd. They demand schools of their own, plus the right to go to school well …. pretty much where they darn well please.

  • whiteraven

    16 — Cassiodorus wrote at 8:20 PM on August 22:

    “Black teen flash mobs are our society’s creation:”

    “These excuses for black criminality, never convincing, become more transparent and absurd every day.”

    I agree wholeheartedly. This man (Boyce) writes a column, but hasn’t the intelligence to put forth an intelligent, believable argument.

    It’s really disgusting.

  • sbuffalonative

    When these mobs first started, AR posted a piece where the author denied that blacks were responsible.

    The one good thing to take from this piece is that the author is admitting that blacks are the ones responsible for these violent flash mobs.

    “I can’t help but notice how the creation of flash mobs is probably the first time in recent memory that black teenagers have gotten this much attention from media or public officials. Rather than focusing on the teenagers who are doing great things with their lives, the media loves to put a spotlight on the few scary looking black kids who decide to rob a store on a Saturday night.”

    That’s because most white people believe that people should behave themselves. That people acting responsibly IS NOT NEWS. That blacks are involved in criminal and violent behavior (not really news to anyone), a community has a right to be informed.

  • Anonymous

    Philly has a segregated school system because the city has been ethnically cleansed of Euro-Americans.

    Perhaps white liberals would volunteer to send their children to Philadelphia to integrate them. It could be the new Freedom Riders. Come to think of it, why don’t white liberals move to Philadelphia or Detroit in order to end the “abandonment” of black America? Couldn’t you just see the Kennedy children living in the ‘hood?

  • 4th gen

    Where are the journalists blaming the Norwegian government and their open borders policy for Breivik’s mass murder?

    Wait, don’t answer that.

  • Harrison Bergeron

    I visit AmRen almost every day to check out the news items, and I love reading the comments. The posters often flesh out the stories, provide links that deepen the context, and comfort me with evidence that not every person with whom I share this society has succumbed to the new religion. It’s good to see that there are people who understand “good” and “bad” as they accord with the health of society, not as they accord with a dominant and unrealistic political and cultural ideology.

    I also frequently visit the Huffington Post. While a large number of the posts on that site could have been written by the Sheep from Animal Farm, I notice a fair number of posts that call a spade a spade, or point out that the emperor has no clothes. There are also many posts that indicate minds in the middle, people who can feel the conflict between what they were told and what they can see.

    These people are still somewhat open-minded. They would benefit from information such as that provided by #7 above. Posting here on AmRen is good, posting on HuffPost would be useful. I suggest that when you post here on an article taken from that site or others like it, that you copy your comment to the original site. You may have to alter the tone a bit to avoid the censors, but the presentation of facts is still a persuasive tool when appealing to intellectually honest, yet undecided, people. It is even possible to post links on HuffPost that steer people to websites like this one. Many people who read that site consider it to be standard, that it reflects a reasonable perspective. In the comment section after a HuffPost article on the Somali famine, I was able to post a link to this excellent article: http://goo.gl/bUUGW at Alternative Right. The link stayed up and I received thanks for posting it from someone who was unaware of that site.

    After all, we are all engaged in a very important debate, and the jury is still hearing arguments. And the jury is over there.

    Thanks for reading this. Didn’t mean for it to be so long.

  • Harrison Bergeron

    Sorry, that link doesn’t seem to be working. If anyone is interested, this works: http://www­.alternati­veright.co­m/main/the­-magazine/­we-aren-t-­the-world/

  • Anonymous

    53 — Harrison Bergeron wrote at 4:26 PM on August 23:

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    Thanks for your comments. Will do. Post at HuffPuff, that is. I know they are super libs over there but they seem to be everywhere, don’t they? I think some get paid to do nothing but search down forums and post their drivel.

  • jdavis

    NEGLECTED? Please, for the past sixty years the entire focus of this country has been about feeding, promoting, assimilating, cower and cater too, and in all things “tell them they are special.” Even though they are fools.

    What a crock of barnyard squeezing this article represents. We are doomed.

  • Jesse Inman

    First time black youths get attention? Seriously? Seems to me they get attention every night during local news broadcasts. At least here in central Texas we wouldn’t have crime if it wasn’t for blacks. You can go a week and see nothing but blacks in handcuffs, black mugshots, blacks laying out on the concrete . . .

    About the only NEW thing with the flash mob is the rather inventive youth of the telephone and internet to coordinate criminal activity. Gee, I wonder why whites didn’t think of that first . . . oh wait, I know . . . because whites aren’t genetically programmed to screw up, steal, rape, assault and generally defecate all over their nest . . .

  • La Santa Hermandad

    56 — jdavis wrote at 5:35 PM on August 23:

    “NEGLECTED? Please, for the past sixty years the entire focus of this country has been about feeding, promoting, assimilating, cower and cater too, and in all things “tell them they are special.” Even though they are fools.

    What a crock of barnyard squeezing this article represents. We are doomed.”

    J,

    What you say is accurate to a tee, however we must keep the faith that we are NOT doomed. We need a leader whose interest lies in the preservation of what America used to be.

    The enemy watches this site too and is encouraged by the doom sayers. These bastards need to know that we are slowly reaching the saturation point.

  • Richard

    Re: #7 “Great Black Speakers” link.

    I visited the link, read the “poem”, thinking that was some sort of parody site ala SBPDL.

    I’m still reeling that this site actually is real (or is it just a really well-executed parody?)

  • Anonymous

    “59 — Richard wrote at 6:24 PM on August 24:

    Re: #7 “Great Black Speakers” link.

    I visited the link, read the “poem”, thinking that was some sort of parody site ala SBPDL.

    I’m still reeling that this site actually is real (or is it just a really well-executed parody?)”

    Oh, it’s real, all right, it’s a real rent-a-speaker site, and Dr. Boyce Watkins is apparently one of their star attractions. For a fee, you — yes, YOU — can hire “Great Black Speaker” Dr. Boyce Watkins to read his video-game poetry at YOUR next wedding, party, bat mitzvah, corporate retreat, Diversity Training Seminar, or Spanish Inquisition Re-Enactment event. But if you want Dr. Watkins to rap his poems, I believe it’s the responsibility of the customer to supply your own beatbox and/or turntables.

    Upon request, Dr. Watkins will also expalin to how your guests why THEY are responsible for the violence committed by black flash mobs.

  • Bunny

    I can’t believe you’re not pylaing with me–that was so helpful.