Talk to Focus on Developing Non-Racist White Identity

Jeanne Baron, Western Michigan University, August 31, 2011

A licensed professional counselor from Western Michigan University will continue discussing “The Journey Toward a Non-racist White Identity in the United States” during a presentation Thursday, Sept. 8, in Battle Creek.

The free, public talk by Dr. James Croteau, professor of counselor education and counseling psychology, is set for 9 to 11 a.m. in the Kendall Center, WMU’s regional location in Battle Creek, 50 W. Jackson St.

The talk will continue to “explore the issues white people go through as they ‘encounter’ people of color and work toward racial healing.” {snip}

As with the first installment, part two is being presented by the Calhoun Race Impact Alliance and sponsored by the Battle Creek-based National Resource Center for Racial Healing. {snip}

Croteau specializes in race and racism as they relate to white Americans and in lesbian, gay and bisexual issues. He has written dozens of scholarly articles and book chapters, and he has served on editorial boards for the Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and the Counseling Psychologist.

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The National Resource Center for Racial Healing is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on creating a society that embraces the reality of the oneness of humankind, and the eradication of racism and its many forms that dehumanize or cause strife. {snip}

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  • Anonymous

    My first question to the good Doctor would be, “Who`s teaching the Black seminar?!?!”…

  • Question Diversity

    I recall someone wrote a book earlier this year about white identity. Can’t remember his name right off hand…it’s on the tip of my tongue…It’ll come to me.

    Will Western Michigan University invite its author to participate in this academic discussion?

  • Anonymous

    “The oneness of humankind”

    This purveyor of the “non-racist white identity” needs to be interrogated concerning his goals. If the organization behind him is to be taken at its titles implication, it sounds as if it is merely a new method for subduing whites into racial servitude and eventual elimination.

    Mr. Cocteau photo makes him appear to be only marginally Caucasian. That alone causes me some concern. If he is a native Michigan French Canadian, he is old Quebecois. Many Quebecois Canadians have some Indian in them. They often are more proud of that than their French heritage. I know because I am Quebecois myself, but a blue eyed, white skinned example.

  • racially insensitive joke

    Then let’s just suppose that he calls for the outlawing of the racist Congressional Black Caucus, or the formation of the Congressional White Caucus.

    After all, if there really is a reality of the oneness of humankind, then shouldn’t all kinds of humans have their own unique, special, vibrant, authentic, courageous and wonderful political caucuses?

    Since we all know that the blacks are MLK’s beloved community of saints, then when White Humanity mirrors back to itself the same forms and manifestations of political identity that blacks embrace for themselves, aren’t Whiteys then acting within the call of sainthood?

  • BO_Bill

    Wow, this Croteau guy looks like he could be Doctor Krugman’s cousin!

    Exploring the National Resource Center for the Healing of Racism web-site is an enlightening exercise. There are all-encompassing images of people of differing complexions, cultures, ages, gender affiliations, body mass indexes, all gloriously devoid of any images of white men whatsoever.

    http://goo.gl/e1Por

    I think it was South Park that coined the term ‘Death Camp of Tolerance’.

  • white is right, black is whack

    Another white person trying to make a buck pushing white guilt. Sorry, but I think Tim Wise beat him to the punch.

  • margaret

    Sounds like just one more of those deals where White liberals mostly women snivel and weep and wail about how evil and racist they are.

    Racial healing is liberal code for White villification and Mao style self criticism sessions. “oh forgive me black armed robber for noticing that you are black”

  • Kingoldby

    Just check out the website for ”The National Resource Center for Racial Healing”.

    A lot of focus of ‘stereotyping’ and the need for white people to atone for all their evils.

    Yuck.

  • Anonymous

    White liberals are hopeless. Here’s a link to an article I found today about a white woman whose son (who loved high top shoes) was murdered by gangbangers. She started an organization in her son’s honor that does what? Gives shoes to needy black people in the ghettoes of Memphis. It’s called “Samaritan’s feet.” In the pic she is shown on her knees reverently placing shoes on some black boy’s feet!

    http://goo.gl/VxUcD

  • Anonymous

    “White liberals are hopeless. Here’s a link to an article I found today about a white woman whose son (who loved high top shoes) was murdered by gangbangers. She started an organization in her son’s honor that does what? Gives shoes to needy black people in the ghettoes of Memphis. It’s called “Samaritan’s feet.” In the pic she is shown on her knees reverently placing shoes on some black boy’s feet!”

    Is she insane? Yes!

    This is why I like Persians, Russians and Armenians. They are race realists about blacks as we are. Most what some call real Whites I know are disgusting liberals even after they have been robbed or raped by a black.

    Talking about race to a Russian, Armenian, Filipino, Persian or Asian is like talking to amremers.

  • white advocate – Canada

    He does counseling. How often has he been alone in a room interrogating a white? It pains me to think of whites being bullied by this man. I’m reminded of the novels 1984 and Mister.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    James Crock-teau is an anti-white racist working at a “university” that FIRE has deemed RED LIGHT, defined as a university that has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech.

    Get this, straight from the STUDENT HANDBOOK about FREE SPEECH at WMU:

    As an open community, WMU protects freedom of expression and powerfully affirms civility. As such, all members of the University community and all those who visit our community are expected to respect the rights and dignity of others.

    In support of these principles and the marketplace of ideas, WMU has established “The Triad” as an area for outdoor expression. This area stretches from the Promenade Tent and Kruglak Sundial to the Computer Center and Waldo Library Complex to Wood Hall. Use of The Triad must be registered with SALP

    before one may use this space. See SALP for policies and procedures in using The Triad.

    I wonder what the punishment is for saying something “offensive” outside the area of “The Kulak Sundial”?? Immediate banishment to a life of hard labor at a gulag?

    Wonder how the alums of WMU feel about the curtailment of Free Speech?

    Remember Lawrence Connell from Widener school of Law in Delaware? The law professor Widener tried to fire in December 2010, but failed after two faculty panels cleared him of violations of the school’s harassment code?

    Update August 31, 2011:

    Widener’s Major Supporters Are Leaving Because of Law Dean’s Treatment of Professor

    http://goo.gl/gDz3O

    Once again, Kudos to FIRE for reporting the obscenities going on in what are supposed to be bastions of free inquiry, not inquisition and tyranny.

    I would STRONGLY suggest to anyone who donates to a college or U to look up FIRE’s rating before they write the next check. What you may think is a stronghold of open ideas, individual rights, freedom of expression and debate may actually be a gulag of repressive, marxist ideals lorded over by a neo-Torquemada.

    As the cliche goes: Money Talks.

    Bon

  • Anonymous

    The only acceptable form of “white identity” to the libtards is one of a permanent guilt-trip induced slavery to the needs and whinings of minorities.

    “The talk will continue to “explore the issues white people go through as they ‘encounter’ people of color and work toward racial healing.””

    Yeah, because only whites have “issues” when encountering others not of their own race. Disregarding completely the fact that blacks often use white skin color to select their victims.

  • Anonymous

    These guys have been part of the problem, not the solution.

  • LaStoola Jones-Perez

    Well, he’s got guts. It will be interesting to see if this guy survives his talk. Today, most racially-aware folk have the habit of refusing to listen to other points of view, so this man will be lucky if he’s not shouted and threatened off the stage.

  • the wind done gone, and so did the whites

    Shouldn’t we be very disturbed by the kind of White Identity we allow to spread in White Flight academies in the Deep South?

    Until these private schools create Diversity Sensitive open admissions policies that demonstrate a committed willingness to become more welcoming, tolerant, and inclusive of troubled and at risk “youth” from underprivileged communities, they should not be allowed tax-exempt status. Tax breaks for the rich only allow the Whitey rich to segregate themselves in schools that aren’t as expensive as they should be because of the unfair tax give-aways.

    A school in Auburn, Alabama, describes itself as “Its diverse student body is comprised of young people from the Auburn, Opelika, and the surrounding area’s communities. The strong histories and strengths of Lee Academy, Scott Preparatory School, and Lee-Scott Academy represent for many people what an independent school ought to be.”

    So how’s that Diversity working out for ya? Let’s take a look at what an independent school “ought” to be:

    http://goo.gl/uEppZ

  • Anonymous

    “Who`s teaching the Black seminar?!?!”

    Blacks and other non-whites are encouraged to be as racially-aware, proud, and race conscious as possible. Only whites are trained to ignore their own race/others of their own race, and even favor non-whites. So all groups favor non-whites. Racial consciousness for them, race neutering and groveling for us. It’s all because whites are so bad and racist.

  • s

    I wonder if he ever is going to say anything specific on white identity, or if its just his teaser to get to talk extensively on the shame program of “exploring the issues white people go through as they ‘encounter’ people of color and work toward racial healing.”

    but the headliner at http://www.nrchr.org/ says it all: “Embracing the oneness of Humankind”

    Thats easiest done without any identity at all.

  • Anonymous

    Same old anti-white propaganda: racist = evil, white = racist, white = evil

    followed by whatever activities they can come up with to eradicate the terrible evil.

    Constantly being called evil and guilty by virtue of being white ought to be a major wake up call.

    Must we allow them to complete the program before we conclude that it is, in fact,

    genocidal?

  • Anonymous

    Racial healing is SO simple.

    Get these black and brown people on a boat or a truck to the places that spawned them, and their great, I mean GRRRREAT! cultures.

    And we can go on with our lives.

    Outcome?

    I guarantee: 100% peace and harmony here. A huge, two hundred- million strong , audible-to the ends of the universe- sigh of relief…from the instantly dropped load of onerous grief and suffering inflicted by the murderous presence of the third world horde.

    But I guess twits like this don’t WANT happiness. They want to wank on from their made-up “disciplines” about the problems they themselves created…quite a racket; import the disease, make it ever worse, and keep pretending to have a cure, which only makes it worse.

    Man, were I a TOTAL sheister, I’d do what this puke does!

  • Rebelcelt

    Looks to me like the liberals are beginning to notice a White Identity movement happening and are trying to blunt it with a (humane option) for whites.

    This is good news. Whites are identifying with one another and realizing all the other races are not white people in black and brown skin trying to get out if we can just help them along.

  • Anonymous

    In the modern pc age the use of the double standard against the white race trumps everything. Its the bizzarro world and it doesnt matter how you cut the deck it will always come out to the non-whites advantage while taking away from the whites. They have perfected their craft using their media serpent tool masters and logic is turned upside down on its head.

    You lose. They win. It can never be any other way as otherwise you are even more racist than you already are and it will be a return to the hangmans noose or slavery.

    Why do they always deny or ignore that had it not been for their savior slavery they would all be right back in the west African jungles eating spoiled monkey brains dodging crocks and living the closet existence to animals as you can possible get.

    Why do they label Africa as 3rd world anyway although had it not been for the other hated colonialism aparteid they would be no different in living standard from the animals of the jungles? White man made any and all civilization possible.

    African civilization in the cities cities could be classified as 3rd world but we know 90% of the continent could never re,otely live up to that classification and instead need to be re-classified as sub-3rd world.

  • margart

    I have a dream, a dream that one day I can parachute all White liberals directly into the jungles of Congo or Zaire or whatever it calls itself this week

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    This is why I like Persians, Russians and Armenians. They are race realists about blacks as we are. Most what some call real Whites I know are disgusting liberals even after they have been robbed or raped by a black….Talking about race to a Russian, Armenian, Filipino, Persian or Asian is like talking to amremers.

    Worse, much worse!! That’s one of the positive things about living around Armenians, Persians and Russians: They are open RACISTS who positively despise blacks and hispanics and work to keep them out of the neighborhoods where they live.

    BUT.. the major difference is that Armenians, Russians, Persians and Asians are extremely ethno-centric and have strong politically active advocacy groups to support their ethnic group interests. Having their own language and distinct culture also helps. In California, they have set up ethno-centric culture and language schools based on their distinct ethnicities. No one in the media calls these schools “racist” or demands that they admit, pay for and cater to blacks and hispanics. No one in the media, at least that I’ve ever read, has referred to these ethno-centric groups as Nazis, racists and bigots. They wouldn’t dare.

    It is Open Season on Whites and this is to our great disadvantage. Try opening a Euro-based school for Whites of European descent and see how far you get! Try barring blacks and hispanics from your neighborhood by refusing to rent to them!

    Try forming an advocacy group specifically for Whites as is allowed ALL other ethnic/racial groups and see how far you get!! Try pointing out the many egregious examples of White hatred and White discrimination we Whites deal with every single day and see you far you get.

    There would be a FIRE STORM of anger against any White who deigned to (RIGHTFULLY) defend White interests.

    A better question to ask is WHY is open, blatant, White hatred is ALLOWED?

    Cui Bono?

  • Anonymous

    They probably spent a long time finding a name for the meeting that was not obviously anti White. Probably wanted to lure in some White nationalists so they could berate them to make themselves feel good.

  • Anonymous

    These “academics” have never experienced Black behavior in their lives. They honestly think Black people act (as a group) the way they are portrayed in movies produced by the controlled media. If I didn’t find what they preach to be so offensive it would be hilarious to me.

  • Blaak Obongo

    “Looks to me like the liberals are beginning to notice a White Identity movement happening and are trying to blunt it with a (humane option) for whites.”

    You are correct. Our Master Elites know that White racial consciousness is growing, and are attempting to co-opt it into something they can control and bend to their own antiWhite ends.

    But liberals would never have anything to do with “White Identity” in any form, and genuinely race-aware Whites see through this scam for the subversive farce it is.

    This nonsense isn’t going anywhere, except for a tiny handful of pathetic White navel-gazers who want to congratulate each other on their Sensitivity over their wine and cheese.

  • Anonymous

    9 — Anonymous wrote at 8:09 PM on August 31:

    White liberals are hopeless. Here’s a link to an article I found today about a white woman whose son (who loved high top shoes) was murdered by gangbangers. She started an organization in her son’s honor that does what? Gives shoes to needy black people in the ghettoes of Memphis. It’s called “Samaritan’s feet.” In the pic she is shown on her knees reverently placing shoes on some black boy’s feet!

    http://goo.gl/VxUcD

    I hate to have to say this, but of course the image invokes the Christian example of the washing of feet. Of course, the doer is asserting holiness in the execution of humble elitism. This is what Christianity does. I would agree that in some ways, Christianity served a positive purpose in the past, but little is left now but its tendency to acts of racial and personal abasement. What whites need is a war god, not to be saved from “sins.”

  • Kal Boy

    I had the great misfortune to wander into one of this queen’s lectures some time ago. I came late so I never learned the actual title of the discourse, but the general program was Miss Thing’s advising young males in attendance “how to be a REAL man” – that is, sensitive, open to hugs and tears, “bromance” kisses, etc. To witness this mincing dork sashaying around a lectern, instructing an audience of college-age bull dykes and bottle blond twinks how to act like a real man was little short of stupefying. This prissy dweeb has Chanel No. 5 coursing through his veins. OF COURSE he can’t think straight!

  • Anonymous

    5 — BO_Bill wrote at 7:00 PM on August 31:

    “Wow, this Croteau guy looks like he could be Doctor Krugman’s cousin!

    Exploring the National Resource Center for the Healing of Racism web-site is an enlightening exercise. There are all-encompassing images of people of differing complexions, cultures, ages, gender affiliations, body mass indexes, all gloriously devoid of any images of white men whatsoever.

    http://goo.gl/e1Por

    I think it was South Park that coined the term ‘Death Camp of Tolerance’.”

    – Just looked it over. This is a gathering of every anti-white male work shop, writer and activist, including Tim Wise. It IS funny that every sort of person is represented there, except for white males, and they are all aiming at white men.

    They must hold us in awe to need such a coalition to defeat our many manifestations, even after 40+ years of pounding us.

  • fred

    I’ve actually attended some of these “anti racist” and “social justice” wingdings before. I usually just sit quietly and listen while they demonstrate how detached from reality they really are. Some of these people are bigots. But others are clearly mentally disturbed.

  • Anonymous

    Well, get ready for a lot more “sensitivity” counseling. Just as obamacare was chock full of regs stating med schools, hospitals and clinics must have a certain percentage of black doctors, nurses and administrators, it’s about to hit schools — and then spread out to every other business, since, through the EPA, the government is starting to get their fingers into everything.

    Now the Dept of Ed says they’ll offer waivers from NCLB to schools that meet certain “reforms.” Betcha the population of black teachers,administrators, “diversity trainers” and “sensitivity counselors” is about to go way up.

  • Anonymous

    “Just as obamacare was chock full of regs stating med schools, hospitals and clinics must have a certain percentage of black doctors, nurses and administrators,”

    That happened between 1970 and 1978. The regs were put into place by federal judges and the EEOC and state affirmative action gestapo agencies.

    The dictator judges decreed that from 1976 on all med school classes had to be 50 percent female. That was strictly enforced by the gestapo agencies such as EEOC.

    Strangely, there was never a decree that 50 percent of nursing students had to be male.

    Obama’s new diversity regs are nothing new. Most were put into aggressively enforced federal law before many amreners were born.

    Like everything he has done, it was done long before. There is nothing original or new about Obama and his scriptwriters, stylists, acting and life coaches, directors, handlers and the rest of the traitors that in George Washngton’s words:

    “put a coat and breeches on a broomstick and ran it for President.”

  • Anonymous

    “Explore the experiences of White people as they encounter ppl of color…racial healing…” sounds ominiously like indoctrination/hypnosis for Whites to prostrate themselves before and allow blacks to walk all over them.

    Death camp of tolerance.

  • Anonymous

    Rebelcelt: Whites must identify with their own. That translates into only spending money in White owned Stores, and on other Businesses.

    Doing anything else only gives our hard earned cash to our adversaries. Now, I am not saying don’t buy gas, or much needed batteries, should you need these items, from a non-White in a pinch. I don’t expect you to spite yourself in an emergency. But don’t make it a daily habit.

    If you deny them your cash, and profits, they will dry up like dead leaves and blow away.

  • Laager

    The talk will continue to “explore the issues white people go through as they ‘encounter’ people of color and work toward racial healing.”

    ———————————————————————–

    The key question here is: What is there to heal?

    Absolutely everything the black man is today – in Africa, the USA, Europe and the Caribbean – is thanks to his contact with the white man and his, western, christian, democratic, rule of law, capitalist, technological, industrial civilisation.

    Everything – From the education they have gained, the languages they speak, the clothes they wear, the dwellings they live in, the jobs they do – it has all been transferred to them by successive generations of benevolent white people.

    Just what is there to apologise for and heal?

    A prominent example is Nelson Mandela in South Africa.

    White missionaries turned his language – Xhosa – into a written form, thus enabling the doors of education to be opened on a massive scale to his people. The first Xhosa book of the Bible (Luke’s Gospel) appeared in 1833 and the first full Bible in 1864

    Mandela attended educational institutions created, funded and staffed by white people. Here he learned English and Afrikaans. He completed his legal articles with a Jewish law firm in Johannesburg. He ultimately qualified as a lawyer whereupon he was admitted to the Bar thus enabling him to practice Roman-Dutch Law. This occupation did not exist in the black society from which he came.

    Once qualified he and Oliver Tambo set up the first all black law practice in South Africa. They did not employ any white people.

    After a period as a violent political activist and a 27 year jail term for treason he went on to become the President of the Republic of South Africa – presiding over 9 different black tribes, two white tribes (English and Afrikaners) an Indian community and a Mulatto community.

    Through all of this he claims that he was oppressed.

    Am I missing something?

    Someone please explain to me what there is to apologise for and heal?