Students Debate Anti-MLK Demonstrator

Trevor Stevens, The Battalion, January 20, 2012

A crowd of students stood shoulder-to-shoulder near the Sul Ross Statue in Academic Plaza Wednesday morning, peacefully protesting the demonstration of a former skinhead and Aggie, Preston Wiginton.

“[Wiginton] is here because of the MLK breakfast with Harry Belafonte, who was a friend of Dr. King,” said Valery Owen, senior university studies major. “His main message is to talk about Dr. King and the shortcomings of Dr. King.”

Senior American studies major April Williams, who comes from a family of mixed heritages, said Wiginton was protesting MLK because the reverend fell short morally. She countered that everyone has shortcomings, which doesn’t take away from the fact that MLK was an amazing man.

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During the discussion, Wiginton said he considers himself a “tribalist,” advocating “complete sovereignty and separation” of different ethnicities.

When asked by a student in the crowd whether he believed there was a superior race, Wiginton said he thinks separate tribes have different superiorities—“they have different things that they’re good at,” he said.

“There is no such thing as equality in the world: some people are smarter; some people are faster; some people jump higher,” Wiginton said. “How many white people run under a 10-second 100-meter dash?”

Wiginton’s original focus was to present his point—before the Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast—that civil rights “is not good for America” and that it “destroyed the black family.”

Wiginton said when the welfare state was pushed in the name of economic equality, “the black woman” no longer needed a man in her life to provide for a family—the state became the father.

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Wiginton’s arrival at Academic Plaza was met with a gathering of students. Some quietly held signs, others reviewed notes of online research about Wiginton and more discussed their predictions of the anticipated protestor. Though the discussion of Wiginton’s presence on campus and his political beliefs included the shouting of labels such as “racist” or, from Wiginton, a sign that read “poopy-face liberal,” the event contained no physical violence.

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  • Give it thirty more years, and a generation more deification of MLK, (some judge will probably find an excuse to delay the release of the MLK files before 2027), and this crowd of protesters today will be a lynch mob in the future.

    “How many white people run under a 10-second 100-meter dash?”

    Christophe Lemaitre. 

    • PaxRomana

      Rest assured, when that time comes, they will do everything in their power to block that file from ever seeing the light of day. They most likely will demand that the file be destroyed altogether. And a thoroughly brainwashed population will see it as the righteous thing to do.

      In fact I wouldn’t be surprised if it hasn’t been destroyed already.

    • I did mention Christophe. 

  • Anonymous

    This is, perhaps, the greatest comment I’ve ever seen on the Internet:

    “What people, even myself sometimes, don’t realize, is that you cannot fix stupid. You cannot fix this by arguing with this “man” and you cannot change his opinions. It will not happen. He is set in his ways, and while his disgusting hate is easy to hate, remember that the message we as supporters of equality want to send, is love. I choose to believe that all people, regardless of anything, are created equal and deserve equal rights. They deserve the same things that a straight, white man does. So I implore you, do not argue with this lunatic. Love him, and walk away. Don’t give him the attention that he so obviously, desperately needs. I know, I know…easily said, harder done.”
    Regardless of facts, EVERYTHING IS WHAT I WANT IT TO BELIEVE, the liberal paradigm in a nutshell.

    It’s even funnier that the commenter is white.

    • Anonymous

      I read her comment and got the impression that she’s a clueless, indoctrinated little airhead.

  • When an intelligent racially conscious right winger speaks, the most dangerous things for the leftist to do, is to keep quiet, refrain from hurling insults and to actually listen with an open mind. 
    I wonder what ever happened to young people questioning the orthodoxy.

    • Anonymous

      And they call us realists closed-minded! 

  • Anonymous

    The thing that irritates me the most about black people is that not only do they demand you like them, but you are also supposed to love and worship them. The concept of people being free to like or dislike something or someone seems to completely escape them except for themselves of course. They think they are entitled to hate.

    • Baron

      RHG:  I am half white/half black (White father, with whom I am very close), and I have to admit, I entirely concur with your sentiments.

      I hate to admit it, but it seems that among very many blacks is a sort of  self-messianic perception that they are somehow supposed to receive due adulation from all non-blacks, but especially whites, owing to the “institutional racism” which has always and forever (here I’m being tongue-in-cheek) plagued our society.

      This is not to pretend that injustices are not done—-and, here we cannot overlook in all objectivity, the overtly racist criminality committed by blacks against whites for no other reason than that they are white, as frequently chronicled here on AmRen.

      People, blacks particularly, would do well to advert to the fact that no one is obligated to like anyone else; we are, however, obligated to treated others with justice.  The two are mutually exclusive, and the fact that someone is disinclined to choose you for a companion, does not thereby mean that you will be “mistreated” or “discriminated against”. 

      In short, in many cases, it’s time for blacks to grow up and overcome the propensity to self-worship.  It becomes a bit of a nuisance, and that’s stating it mildly.

      • Proving your point:

        http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2011/02/09/in_book_governor_deval_patrick_says_he_considered_resigning/?page=full

        Yet the governor also writes candidly about race, recalling how an
        English teacher at Milton Academy once called him a “n****r.’’ Later,
        describing how he eluded media attention with his wife at McLean,
        Patrick says he has noticed that, as a black man, if he wears jeans, a
        casual shirt, and a cap, “people will often look right past you.’’

        Note both the narcissism and the contradiction.  He despised being noticed, but also despise being ignored.  Really, I look past almost all adult men wearing jeans, a casual shirt and a cap.

        • Anonymous

          Deval Patrick is the kind of thug that MA Dems love:
          http://jimbovard.com/blog/2006/11/02/another-shot-at-ruby-ridge/ 
          Kimberly Atkins, a reporter for the Boston Herald, called me yesterday regarding Deval Patrick, the Democratic candidate for governor in Massachusetts.  Patrick played a notorious role in the Ruby Ridge scandal, overruling a Justice Department panel regarding FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi.   Horiuchi  was the guy who gunned down Vicki Weaver as she held her baby in the cabin door on an Idaho mountaintop in 1992.  Patrick decreed that applying the death sentence was not “excessive force.” Atkins quoted & tagged me:  “It was obscene,” said author James Bovard, an outspoken critic of federal officials’ handling of the case. “There was no need for the excessive force the FBI used in gunning down a mother holding her baby.”It is refreshing to see this issue being raised again.   Let’s see if Massachusetts liberals give a damn about excessive force.

          • Dianne Feinstein, too.

            Insult a black while you’re arresting him, if you’re a white cop, and Patrick/Feinstein will be first in line to complain and yell civil rights.

      • Continuing, all you have to do to understand blacks’ narcissism is to watch their reaction to political debates this season.  They think that every word out of a politician’s mouth is directly or indirectly about them.  “Food stamp President” is said to be racist dog whistling.  If the Republican debates spent an hour talking about capital gains taxes from oil drilling infrastructure in North Dakota, blacks would still think it involves them somehow.

      • Continuing to prove your point:

        http://www.jammiewf.com/2012/imbecile-james-clyburn-gingrich-won-sc-because-of-racist-code-words-or-something/

        James Clyburn says that Newt Gingrich won South Carolina because of “food stamp President” as racial code words for blacks. 

        When in reality, this is the Gingrich black panderer we all know and “love” so much:

        http://biggovernment.com/whall/2012/01/18/exclusive-document-private-1980-gingrich-memo-to-ronald-reagans-campaign-manager-reveals-former-speakers-racial-attitudes/

    • Anonymous

      RHG:  I am half white/half black (White father, with whom I am very close), and I have to admit, I entirely concur with your sentiments.

      I hate to admit it, but it seems that among very many blacks is a sort of  self-messianic perception that they are somehow supposed to receive due adulation from all non-blacks, but especially whites, owing to the “institutional racism” which has always and forever (here I’m being tongue-in-cheek) plagued our society.

      This is not to pretend that injustices are not done—-and, here we cannot overlook in all objectivity, the overtly racist criminality committed by blacks against whites for no other reason than that they are white, as frequently chronicled here on AmRen.

      People, blacks particularly, would do well to advert to the fact that no one is obligated to like anyone else; we are, however, obligated to treated others with justice.  The two are mutually exclusive, and the fact that someone is disinclined to choose you for a companion, does not thereby mean that you will be “mistreated” or “discriminated against”. 

      In short, in many cases, it’s time for blacks to grow up and overcome the propensity to self-worship.  It becomes a bit of a nuisance, and that’s stating it mildly.

  • Thank you for the comments, but please go to the paper to comment also. You are preaching to the chior here. The young minds that read The Battalion need direction!

    • Anonymous

      I would just like to commend you on your strength to stand up for what you believe in and thank you for the sacrifices I know you must have to endure in doing what you do, I had never heard your name before this article but I will be looking out for more of your endeavors.

    • I also want to Commend and Thank You.

      The More and Louder “We” Speak, the easier all this will become.  “We” must not be afraid to Exercise what is First, Free Speech.

      Thank You Sir.

  • If you would like to make a statement to those who protested me please go here… 

    http://www.facebook.com/events/170062093100000/

    • Anonymous

      I posted but it is a one time thing. I don’t want to engage with those people. You might want to “wake them up” and thats great, but I prefer to just avoid that sort entirely. If/when they end up living around large groups of blacks then they will wake up on their own; in the meantime there is no use trying to explain the reality to them.

    •  To Mr. Wiginton:
       You think Dr. MLK was such a “bad” Man. Well sir, before judging, better read up on the
      person, who, tried to make MLK look bad, J. Edgar Hoover. If you knew what J. Edgar Hoover really was you would have a different opinion about his claims of MLK. However, i’ll briefly explain. J.Edgar Hoover,FBI director, was a gay pervert and was
      half  Black /mulatto. Yes, that’s correct. He was splicing tapes to only make MLK look
      bad because he was jealous of MLK’s accomplishments. Google the books “Official and
      Confidential: the secret life of J.Edgar Hoover” by Sir Anthony Summers written in 1995. Then view “My life with J.Edgar Hoover” by Clyde Tolson written in circa 1980/81. By the way Clyde Tolson was J.Edgar Hoover’s no.1 assistant and male lover for 30 yrs. These sources of info. will , hopefully, open yours along with the rest of  the  W.N.  crew. Thanks!!

      • Anonymous

        And Stalin claimed Hitler was a bad man.  Your point is…???

        Answer this; why won’t the FBI release the tape recordings of King’s phone conversations until 2027? Surely the many King admirers would WANT those tapes released as it would be such an inspiration to have more audio of the Reverend, right? Surely those tapes should be included in the many articles, videos, etc…that glorify King’s life and contributions. 

        Why do YOU think the government is keeping the tapes secret for another 20 years? I am pretty sure it is not because they want to downplay or discredit King, seeing as how he is the ONLY American Citizen that has a holiday celebrating his birth.

      • So what?  Mulatto gay perverts (quote-unquote) can’t get anything right?  Someone needs to be a little less bigoted.

      • John Maddox

        Recently MLK defenders and worshipers have tried to use these mostly circumstantial facts about Hoover to discredit the FBI files. Its really a smoke screen. Don’t get me wrong I’m no Hoover fan, but the fact remains that by discrediting the FBI you can raise questions about the investigation and the validity of the info in the files. Despite the testimony of the FBI agents who were actually  involved in the investigation. 

      • Anonymous

        They’re both bad, end of story.

      • Juggernaut

        He was splicing tapes to only make MLK look
        bad because he was jealous of MLK’s accomplishments.
         

        Ridiculous.  Splicing the tapes together?  Jealous of MLK’s accomplishments? Uh, I don’t think so.

        MLK was a communist, he was violent, a plagiarizer and a sexual predator.  Why should anyone celebrate this fraud and phony? 

        The Rev. Ralph Abernathy, in his book,  And the Walls Came Tumbling Down, wrote that King spent his last night in the motel having an immoral liaison with three women and then beat one of the women in the morning before he was shot.

        http://www.worldaffairsbrief.com/keytopics/MLK.shtml

        As for J Edgar Hoover, why did he tap King’s phones and bug his activities?  Because his BOSS, Attorney General Bobby Kennedy ordered him to.

        On October 10, 1963, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy committed what is widely viewed as one of the most ignominious acts in modern American history: he authorized the Federal Bureau of Investigation to begin wiretapping the telephones of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Kennedy believed that one of King’s closest advisers was a top-level member of the American Communist Party, and that King had repeatedly misled Administration officials about his ongoing close ties with the man.

        Source:  Atlantic Magazine 

        http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2002/07/the-fbi-and-martin-luther-king/2537/

  • April Williams has been severely affected by all that “mixed” Blood.

    This little girl, I’m willing to bet, is for “women’s rights” but is quite alright with womanizing as long as it’s not being done by a White Man.  Ms. April is Mentally Ill.

    Mr. Winginton speaks of what MOST if not all People Feel whether they admit it or not and, I’m betting there was a number of people who were thinking.  Quietly so, but thinking.

  • John Maddox

    Texas A&M used to be one of the most conservative and least diverse of any university in Texas.
    It was relatively untouched by the social revolution of the sixties. During the Vietnam era graduates from the Corps of Cadets garnered nearly the same status in the Army as West Point graduates. No student would have dared heckle a member of the Corps.

    Up until at least the late eighties students didn’t go there unless they were planning a tech, engineering, or ag major. A large majority of students came from small towns and rural counties.

    Now its more or less a fad school. Its cool to be an Aggie. I don’t mean to diminish the fact that its still a first class tech school. Only that the culture that once made the school a positive experience is gone.

    Every year that I visit the campus there are a few more Asians, a few more blacks, a few more Mexicans, and a few more Hindus, Pakistanis, and an assortment of middle easterners.  Most of the typical American students that end up there are products of our liberal education system. Given a few more years the school will be only a shadow of what it once was.

    • John look up Vision 20/20, TAMU’s quest to become an Ivy League type of school. Vision 20/20 is the guest for TAMUs student body to represent the changing demographic of Texas. So theoretically by the year 2050 TAMU could be 50% Hispanic. 

      • John Maddox

        Wasn’t it a TAMU satellite campus down in the valley or in El Paso that had that Mexican professor who was a proponent of Azatlan?

        So I guess what they’re going to do is make admission decisions based on race and ethnicity like UT has been doing for years.

        Somehow I can’t help but think that they are actively recruiting Hispanics because I’ve seen more and more Hispanics sporting TAM t shirts etc.

        Really sad.    

      • John Maddox

        I saw a spot on Fox the other day that said that 4,000,000 people, mostly blacks and ‘Latinos’, had moved to Texas since 2000. Texas is getting browner every year. Mexicans already make up 50% in the schools in the town where I live. A good portion of the manufacturing/ industrial jobs have been taken over by them.

        • 66% of all children in Texas below the age of 12 are black or brown. 

          The Atzlan prof is at UT Arlington. Jose Guitierrez. I sponsored Jared Taylor to debate him in 2005. 

  • John Maddox

    And that shouldn’t be your only reason.