The Most Persuasive Case for Eliminating Black Studies? Just Read the Dissertations.

Naomi Schaefer Riley, Chronicle of Higher Education, April 30, 2012

You’ll have to forgive the lateness but I just got around to reading The Chronicle’s recent piece on the young guns of black studies. If ever there were a case for eliminating the discipline, the sidebar explaining some of the dissertations being offered by the best and the brightest of black-studies graduate students has made it. What a collection of left-wing victimization claptrap. The best that can be said of these topics is that they’re so irrelevant no one will ever look at them.

That’s what I would say about Ruth Hayes’ dissertation, “‘So I Could Be Easeful’: Black Women’s Authoritative Knowledge on Childbirth.” It began because she “noticed that nonwhite women’s experiences were largely absent from natural-birth literature, which led me to look into historical black midwifery.” How could we overlook the nonwhite experience in “natural birth literature,” whatever the heck that is? It’s scandalous and clearly a sign that racism is alive and well in America, not to mention academia.

{snip}

But topping the list in terms of sheer political partisanship and liberal hackery is La TaSha B. Levy. According to the Chronicle, “Ms. Levy is interested in examining the long tradition of black Republicanism, especially the rightward ideological shift it took in the 1980s after the election of Ronald Reagan. Ms. Levy’s dissertation argues that conservatives like Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas, John McWhorter, and others have ‘played one of the most-significant roles in the assault on the civil-rights legacy that benefited them.’” The assault on civil rights? Because they don’t favor affirmative action they are assaulting civil rights? Because they believe there are some fundamental problems in black culture that cannot be blamed on white people they are assaulting civil rights?

{snip} If these young scholars are the future of the discipline, I think they can just as well leave their calendars at 1963 and let some legitimate scholars find solutions to the problems of blacks in America. Solutions that don’t begin and end with blame the white man.

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  • xxxtonygunsxxx

    blacks use strong-arm tactics like affirmative action the force themselves into jobs at white businesses then i have to spend three hours at dept of motor vehicles for what would take 15 minutes if the workers were white.they owe me reperations

    • They seem to get a lot of jobs in HR and education administration.  Anything where they are not measured.    

      • The__Bobster

        They seem to get a lot of jobs where they can either judge or inconvenience others.

    • Add in welfare, special rights and crime and punishment.  They do owe us repartions but I will GLADLY support their deportation instead of the cash.

  • WmarkW

    The purpose of Black (or any other ethic, or Women’s) studies, is to claim that the experience of their group constitutes a from of knowledge that outsiders needs to acquire.  By design, it requires a white male to have an IQ of 120 to accept what an in-group member does with 90, and to equate the two as being equally “knowledgeable.”

    •  The purpose of black studies is to create a major just so the affirmative action students can earn a degree.

      • Up to my neck in CA

        “Why don’t dey done hire me? Eyes gotz da degree!”

        • That’s how they think too…they think a degree will gain them entrance into the workforce and a higher class of society.  Everything has been given them—why not a job?  When it comes time to find a job they can’t.  They think it’s because the real world can’t handle their blackness and is racist.

          • The__Bobster

            I’m reminded of the Scarecrow in “The Wizard of Oz”.

        • You forgot about the Federal government.  They’ll hire them.

        • They BEEN hired!!!!!

      • JewOnAmren

        Of course you’re right but there’s one other major purpose: to enable the university to put blacks in the faculty.  You couldn’t recruit a talented black physics professor if you had a billion dollars to throw at the problem.  In fields like literature, where competence is less rigorously defined and where blacks can get help from their editors, they can recruit some blacks, but they really needed to create a whole new department where there are no metrics of success or metrics of any kind to be able to get their faculties to “look like America”.

        Your tax dollars at work!  The University of Florida just recently closed its Computer Science department, but they still have money for the African American Studies Dept where professors lecture about how evil (white) taxpayers are who have paid their salaries and pensions.

        • Jerrybear

          Ah of course they close the department that will quickly allow people to get jobs. The problem with computer science is that only whites and Asians have the brainpower it takes to learn programming and networking. I’m currently studying programming languages and it is not easy. Studying about imaginary social constructs such as racism is far easier.

          • anonymous_amren

            Actually, programming languages are imaginary social constructs. Our society imagined them, and then constructed them.

      • After they get their worthless degree, suddenly they blame capitalism and whites for their inability to find work.  Let’s not forget that black ‘colleges’ are nothing more than a white high school education.

        • MikeofAges

          Let’s not forget, much of higher education, for most of the students, has become kind of like junior college 2.0. Look up Darcy Burner, a perennial congressional candidate in Washington state. Or consider the story of Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts. Both Ivy League white women, of course. But their brand of idiocy is not restricted by gender or race.

  • Church_of_Jed

    Clearly, she is a raciss who is hopelessly infected with virulent and toxic White privilege. That’s the only explanation for her not agreeing that black studies are necessary for finding creative and wonderful ways to eradicate systemic bias and institutional racism by diverting money away from anthing remaining on campus that is “still too White”.

  • bluffcreek1967

    These dissertation titles are just more evidence that Blacks, in general, have not fully assimilated into our country. They always need to have things seen from their ‘experience’ and racial angle – even something as common as giving birth! They view everything the White man says and does as an offence to themselves, and thus they need to counter it from their ‘Black power’ mindset. Anyone reading their so-called ‘studies’ would probably come away greatly confused and bewildered at what the author was trying to say! Never forget that educated Blacks like to use big words and sophisticated rhetoric to give themselves some sense of superiority over Whites – but in reality, it fools very few people. As the old adage goes, ‘A little knowledge is dangerous’ – and boy are these people dangerous!  

    • Guest

       Fully assimilated?  Blacks have not assimilated into our society AT ALL.  They openly reject any connection with whites or loyalty or group membership to our country.  They openly promote treason at every level and almost all support white genocide.

      We live under segregation even more strict than under Jim Crow.  Whites, literally, cannot enter most black run areas without immediately being murdered.

      Heck, we are so different than 90% of blacks can’t even communicate with whites.

      We are different species….not different races.  With no common ground whatsoever.

    • ed91

       they take their own stupidity personally, however they don’t realise it………

      welcome to bizarro world.

    • MikeofAges

       IMHO, the black mind accepts the basic philosophical concept which underlies all functional society only to a limited extent. This is the concept of a hierarchy of knowledge and a concomitant division of labor based on the differing capacities for knowledge of different individuals.

      The idea is found in different forms within Platonic Idealism, Confucianism and the South Asian concept of caste. This idea allows the formation of a society which also functions as an economic engine.

      Those societies which do not accept this idea do not develop. You only have to look at the Arab world, Africa and even Latin America to see the difference.

      Platonic Idealism is the secular foundation of Western Society. No wonder black intellectual attack Platonism as a inherently racist. What do they have to replace it with? As far as I can tell, a permanent philosophical rebellion and its street counterpart, no matter how it is gussied up.

      http://tinyurl.com/6uqyssf

  • I once worked with a guy who was working on an advanced degree in “Black Management and Leadership”.  In one of those awkward moments in workplace diversity, I asked to look through it.  As far as theory and practice, it looked like one of my undergrade management books.  Maslow’s theory was there, so was trait theory.  The big difference was that the pictures had all black people.  I did not read it, but I’m sure there was a lot of black prospective nonsense.  

    • At least he wasnt studying “Black Nuclear Power Plant Construction.”

  • JohnEngelman

    A person getting a degree in black studies, women’s studies, or gay studies may learn how to write well from the term papers assigned, and the essay tests. Otherwise the person is learning to view life with a sense of resentment and entitlement. This will make it difficult to establish oneself as an independent adult.
     
    I imagine there are majors like Asian studies, and Jewish studies, but I doubt many Asians and Jews waste their time and money with them. They would rather study something useful. 

    • Brian Jones

       In Vancouver the Univeristy of British Columbia has a very large Asian Studies department to go with the larger Asian influx in the local population. As near as I can tell it’s mostly used as a minor by business students looking to have the right resume bullet points to score a job in Hong Kong or with companies doing business around the Pacific Rim. Plus some kids wanting to learn Chinese or Japanese for the same reasons and your usual selection of self-loathing white kids looking for something exotic to waste Mom and Dad’s tuition money on.

      But I’m sure if we give the department time it’ll blossom into a full-blown victimhood racket. Sooner or later some of these Asian families will have the odd useless idiot kid who needs an excuse, and there are already a couple professors there who whine incessantly about things like the Chinese head tax that their ancestors felt was a fair price to pay for a better life in Canada.

  • No

    Sending a negro to college is like giving a child a pen and piece of paper and telling him to pretend he’s working at the office like daddy.  It’s all just make-believe.  Nothing is real . . . not their “desire to learn” not their phony degrees and certainly not the academic “integrity” standing behind those useless degrees.

    The fact that Martin Luther King (itself a phony name) plagiarized his doctoral thesis . . . got caught . . . and they decided not to revoke it because he still made “an intelligent contribution to scholarship” tells you all you need to know about sissy liberal academics.

    That’s like saying  Bernie Madoff made an “intelligent contribution to the world of investing” even though he ripped off hundreds of people.

    Most degrees aren’t worth the paper they’re written on and if it’s the hands of a negro, it’s worth even less.  Not only is the degree itself likely to be useless garbage but the grades used to get the degree are probably phony. 

     For example . . . MLK’s bogus  doctoral  disseration was on:  “A Comparison of the Conceptions of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Thieman.”   Whatever that is.    Grade-wise . . . King maintained a C average while at Morehouse College (and graded by fellow blacks).  Then he went to a white seminary . . . and suddenly he’s an A student.

    Alice has tripped and fallen through the looking glass . . . welcome to the world of Aunt Jemima In Ghetto-land.

  • I think that is the first time that a dissertation from a legitimate university was titled:  “So I Could Be Easeful”! Easeful?

  • Mahound

    La TaSha B. Levy … you’ve gotta be kidding me. That name just beats anything I’ve ever seen before!

  • Christopher_Nelson

    And the chick writing this article has a black husband.

    • Church_of_Jed

      Authentically black, or Obama black?

      I bet she’s got kids uglier than Heidi Klum or the ex-Mrs. Tiger Diversity Woods.

      Did any of you enjoy the news last week that he didn’t make the cut? But the bubble was burst by the Oriental beating two Whites in playoff.

      • Christopher_Nelson

        Don’t know, have not seen a picture.

        • Jerrybear

          I saw a picture of her beautiful blonde daughter (from her first marriage or fling) next to her negroid baby in a stroller and it’s like night and day. It’s a shame her Aryan genes were corrupted.

          • The__Bobster

            Heidi Klum all over again.

          • Heidi has a beautiful WHITE daughter, who is beginning to grow up.  I think THAT has played a role in her eagerness to distance herself from her formerly beloved pet African Seal. Think about it…

    • anon

      That figures..

      Levy?  That sure sounds Jewish to me.  Is she Jewish?

  • Detroit_WASP

    Black Dissertation:

    We too poo.  Whitey to blame. 

    Now give me my PhD so’s I can go to work fo the govment makin’ 100k. 

    • Church_of_Jed

      The best advice we ever got from upperclassmen in college was to just tell the lib profs whatever they wanted to hear.

  • Black studies isn’t a class it’s an indoctrination.  An indoctrination to a life of blaming others for ones own shortfalls and lack of achievement.  

  • NorthernWind

    “Black studies” = pro-black victimization hogwash
    “Whiteness studies” = anti-White genocidal hogwash

    Both “disciplines” aren’t even worthy of being “soft humanities”. They aren’t worth anything at all in the real world just like the people who study them aren’t worth anything.

  • radical7

    This woman’s argument(s) are foolish beyond belief. Dismissing the value of a discipline because of the title of few dissertations?!    You could probably find quirky, questionable titles among chemistry, biology, english, history and other sorts of dissertations.  You can go to any local bookstore and witness all sort of  unusual titles for books.

    She must be a satirist, otherwise her ignorance is astounding. 

    • JJDKII

      Your comment is an example of what psychiatrists call ‘projection.’

      • radical7

        No. It’s called rational conclusions.

        • anonymous_amren

          There are objective tests to determine your ability to reach rational conclusions. I suggest you do one, and pay attention to your results.

        • libertarian1234

          “No. It’s called rational conclusions.”
           
          No, it’s your arrogance that is the basis of your opinion.
           
          And, your problem is an inability to logic and reason  in coherent terms by attempting to elevate a worthless subject into one that has any value.
           
          Wailing and crying is not a “discipline.”  It is the response of incompetent fools.
           
          And, citing black accomplishment in science or ANYTHING else is highly suspect since AA is utilized to push as many blacks in every area possible.
           
          A people with a group average I.Q. of 85 is NOT going to produce any significant number of people in any field that has first world standards no matter how much you try to spin the situation.
           
          Black failure is on display for the entire world to see in Africa and every black run city in this country.   Nothing you or anybody else can say will change that.

          • Anonymous

            Even Pastor David Manning (a black conservative preacher) said blacks make good slaves since they never fought off their enemies (like the Native Ameicans fought whites instead of surrendered to slavery, for example) and that they like to listen to leaders and do what they say instead of think on their own, regardless if they black person has a PhD or is a  ghetto thug.  Blacks also, Manning said, never built a castle or a seaworthy vessel or discovered medicine or written a constitution or anything that whites and other races had.  Blacks have been enslaved by other blacks, by Arab Muslims, by Jews, by whites and now by the Chinese going in there (oh, but they think the Chinese companies really care about them.)  Blacks have not been able to achieve any rights or freedoms without guilt tripping whites.  Once they get power, they aren’t as sweet and the ‘nice black guy’ will show his true colors.

          • MikeofAges

            The first moment in history black got any real power here in America, they used it to dish on their perceived hereditary enemies — Appalachians, Jews and Slavs, who became the salient victims of the Affirmative Action system.

            That doesn’t makes blacks a lot different than anyone else, but it also means that they not special or even particularly savory. Of the most afflicted white groups, two of the three have remained primarily loyal to the Democratic Party throughout the Affirmative Action era, while the Appalachians supported both Clintons in their presidential aspirations. If only the Jews and Catholics would jump ship, American politics would be very different.

            Curious, too, that if you wanted to write a serious history of the Clinton presidency, a good title would be “Clinton and the White Rebellion”. That just about covers it, doesn’t it? Waco. Ruby Ridge. The Freemen. Kosovo.

          • Blacks rarely rebelled because they were treated so well. Look at the slaves in Latin America & Haiti. They rebelled endlessly. Why? Because they were so ruthlessly worked on the plantations. Many sugar plantations (all??) in Brazil were owned by hardworking honest wonderful Jews. They NEVER used slaves. They were aghast at slavery; you know,civil rights and all. They did the work themselves or hired workers who enjoyed the good salaries and health care!

        • Anon12

           You are not black, are you?  You want us all to believe you are, but I have seen your type on forums before. You are a troll straight from the SPLC. No doubt in my mind whatsoever.

          • Beloved Comrade

            Exactly.  I have seen same.  They attend seminars on how to infiltrate and rile up “white supremacist” sites then use the results as examples of why the government needs to crack down on white terrorists.

            They are also laying the ground for censorship and government control of the Internet.  If Zerobama gets another 4 years, it will be his first order of business.

          • The__Bobster

            I’m assuming he is, as he meets the “stupidity” qualification.

          • radical7

            Whatever!

  • deadindenver

    Black, Hispanic and Womens studies should be combined under the “Victimology Department” Just imagine, there are students racking up $50,000 plus in student loan debt getting under grad  “degrees” in these areas, one can only imagine the debt load of a PHD student.  But never fear,  head tribal Chief Obama has promised to take there debt away.  

    • Anonymous

      The nonwhite and women’s studies make them feel like victims whereas the whiteness studies make whites feel evil, greedy, bigoted, etc.  Make one feel ashamed, make another group feel helpless.  This all from the so-called compassionate liberals who don’t like to stereotype or pigeonhole people.  Whites need liberals like mice need cats.

    • ed91

      wow, these minorities and women are just driven nuts that hundreds of thousands of white men invented and created the society/civilization that the minorities/women live in…….  it just drives them bonkers……..   way to go, Edison, Bell, Washington, Franklin,
      Bruno Abakanowicz, (1852–1900), Poland/Lithuania/Russia/France – Integraph, spirographVitaly Abalakov, (1906–1986), Russia – camming devices, Abalakov thread (or V-thread) gearless ice climbing anchorHovannes Adamian, (1879–1932), Armenia/Russia – tricolor principle of the color televisionRobert Adler, (1913–2007), Austria/United States – wireless remote controlAnatoly Alexandrov, (1903–1994), Russia – anti-mine demagnetising of ships, naval nuclear reactors (including one for the first nuclear icebreaker)Alexandre Alexeieff, (1901–1982) Russia/France – pinscreen animation (with his wife Claire Parker)Rostislav Alexeyev, (1916–1980), Russia – ekranoplanZhores Alferov, (1930), Russia – heterotransistor, continuous-wave-operating diode laser (together with Dmitri Garbuzov)Genrich Altshuller, (1926–1998), Russia – TRIZ (“The Theory of Solving Inventor’s Problems”)Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe, (1872–1931), Germany – GyrocompassMary Anderson, (1866–1953), United States – windshield wiper bladeVasily Andreyev, (1861–1918), Russia – standard balalaikaOleg Antonov, (1906–1984), Russia – An-series aircraft, including A-40 winged tank and An-124 (the largest serial cargo, later modified to world’s largest fixed-wing aircraft An-225)Nicolas Appert, (1749–1841), France – canning (airtight food preservation)Archimedes, (c. 287–212 BC), Greece – Archimedes’ screwAmi Argand, (1750–1803), France – Argand lampEdwin Howard Armstrong,(1890–1954), U.S. – FM radioWilliam George Armstrong, (1810–1900), UK – hydraulic craneNeil Arnott, (1788–1874), UK – waterbedLev Artsimovich, (1909–1973), Russia – tokamakJoseph Aspdin, (1788–1855), England – Portland cementJohn Vincent Atanasoff, (1903–1995),Bulgaria/U
      ———————————————————————
      that’s just the A’s

  • Oil Can Harry

    The author is correct to call this “leftwing victimization claptrap” but could have noted that almost all black leaders over the last 80 years have been spouting it.

    That includes Stalinist W.E.B. DuBois, corrupt Adam Clayton Powell, gay hustler Malcolm X and woman-beating Marxist M.L. King.

    Before these clowns came along  you had Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey who often had positive advice for their people.   

  • The DMVs are home to the Incompetent Queens of Welfare.  I had to transfer my VA license to a PA license and because I’d had a PA license before, the doltesse behind the counter proceeded to put in all that former information, ignoring the  name change that took place in VA. As she was pecking out the old information into the new database, I pointed out ever-so-helpfully that she was making a mistake and to use the name on my Virginia license.
    Where upon this precious recipient of gubmint largesse with the expensive hair weave and painted fake nails told me, ‘Dat be wuts on deah.”
    And after she made her willfull error, I had to get into the even longer line for people with errors on their licenses…a line SHE created. Such skill. Soon, her white overlord came and told her to go take a break. She spent the next ten minutes apologizing to every one of us for the ineptitude of her hireling. I’m sure the girl got a raise after that.

  • I think the woman used in the example is correct, there is a need for a separate discussion of black child birth, since it is so different from a white women’s birth experience. You will rarely read of dumpsters and toilets at McDonalds in a paper on white child birth, or use of the newborn as a club

  • radical7

    Jew on Amren  wrote:

    “Of course you’re right but there’s one other major purpose: to enable the university to put blacks in the faculty.  You couldn’t recruit a talented black physics professor if you had a billion dollars to throw at the problem.”

    Dr. Nigel de grasee Tyson is a Black astrophysicist. He is one of the most respected men in his field.  He has been the president of a number of academic orgnization and has had numerous awards bestowed upon him. Mae Jamieson and Guy Bluford are two other Black Americans who have made major names for themsleves in the fields of science. Needless to say, there are many others.

    • anonymous_amren

      You forgot to mention how Niel deGrasse Tyson helped save the world, and the crew of Atlantis, from Tunney’s space-time matter bridge (which he stole from Rodney McKay) that was malfunctioning while drawing away the Earth’s heat into a parallel universe in an attempt to solve global warming.

      No wait, that was on a TV show, and it was just as fictitious as the rest of his achievements. He’s just an affirmative action recipient for the benefit of the TV cameras.

      The only real black astrophysicist who ever achieved anything was the guy who invented the Super Soaker – Lonnie Johnson.

      • The__Bobster

        Niel deGrasse Tyson is as credible a scientist as Will Smiff. Both read scripts very well.

  • radical7

    The author in question, Naomi Schaefer Riley has been dismissed as a blogger from the Chronicle of Higher Education. The following is a letter detailing the series of events and a link to the IGNORANT, ARROGANT and MISGUIDED article that resulted in such an justified outrage.

    A Note to Readers
    May 7, 2012, 7:21 pm
    By Liz McMillen
    When we published Naomi Schaefer Riley’s blog posting on Brainstorm last week (“The Most Persuasive Case for Eliminating Black Studies? Just Read the Dissertations”), several thousand of you spoke out in outrage and disappointment that The Chronicle had published an article that did not conform to the journalistic standards and civil tone that you expect from us.We’ve heard you, and we have taken to heart what you said.We now agree that Ms. Riley’s blog posting did not meet The Chronicle’s basic editorial standards for reporting and fairness in opinion articles. As a result, we have asked Ms. Riley to leave the Brainstorm blog.Since Brainstorm was created five years ago, we have sought out bloggers representing a range of intellectual and political views, and we have allowed them broad freedom in topics and approach.  As part of that freedom, Brainstorm writers were able to post independently; Ms. Riley’s post was not reviewed until after it was posted.I realize we have made mistakes. We will thoroughly review our editorial practices on Brainstorm and other blogs and strengthen our guidelines for bloggers.In addition, my Editor’s Note last week inviting you to debate the posting also seemed to elevate it to the level of informed opinion, which it was not. I also realize that, as the controversy unfolded last week, our response on Twitter did not accurately convey The Chronicle’s message.I sincerely apologize for the distress these incidents have caused our readers and appreciate that so many of you have made your sentiments known to us.One theme many of you have sounded is that you felt betrayed by what we published; that you welcome healthy informed debate, but that in this case, we did not live up to the expectations of the community of readers we serve.You told us we can do better, and we agree.—Liz McMillen, Editor

    • anonymous_amren

      Yes, you’re very evil. We are familiar with the punishments of your dictatorial regime, and will overthrow it eventually.

  • radical7

    The following is the illogical article that Ms. Schaefer Riley wrote.

    (“The Most Persuasive Case for Eliminating Black Studies? Just Read the Dissertations”

  • radical7

    Ms. Schaefer Riley’s article is a classic example of the hostile climate toward Blacks and many other non-Whites we are currently living. The fact that she would have no qualms about attacking an entire discipline, several graduate students for the titles of their dissertations without even reading their work speaks volumes. Perhaps she should have taken her own advice and actually read some of the work great published in the field before going off on her arrogant, simple-minded tirade.  She obviously had a larger agenda at hand. Fortunately, her sinister plan backfired.

    • anonymous_amren

      Don’t feel you have to stay in our “hostile climate” if you don’t want to. We’ll happily pay to send you and your kind back home to Africa where you can enjoy the kindness, warmth, and  wonderful achievements of your own race. No-one could ask for more than that.

      • The__Bobster

        Jamal wouldn’t survive a week in his muthaland without YT’s assistance.

    • anmpr1

       I agree. Traditional higher eduction is hostile to blacks and “other” non-whites (although Chinese and Japanese do OK).  But isn’t that is the point of the article, Mr. mainstream 7?  It is certainly the raison d’etre for made up courses like black studies: to lower academic standards so blacks and some “other” non-whites can make a go of it in college.  But it is just a fraud, although many whites have convinced themselves otherwise.

      • La Santa Hermandad

        It’s also a way to fuel the resentment of Whites for things that happened more than 150 years ago. I’d wager that they don’t study what happens in Sierra Leone andl Liberia where kids walk (or sometimes not) with limbs missing and if they do it’s probably aimed at blaming Whites.
        It’s nothing but hate indoctrination  like that with which German children were indoctrinated to hate Jews during the Third Reich.

  • anmpr1

     I don’t know about Jewish kids, but the Asian (Chinese) parents I know want their kids to be doctors and have a minor in classical violin.  They’d gag at paying to send their kids for “Asian” studies.  Sure there are exceptions but most Chinese I’ve ever encountered hold education in esteem.

    • Anon12

      Jews even have their own schools in the USA and guess who paid for them. WE did. So, I am sure they do study Jewish issues all the time. Why not. WE pay for it all.

      There was an article a few years back that the jewish kids need their own schools in New York because they were harassed by blacks in the public schools, so they sure got their Jews only schools.  What about us White folk and their kids?  They don’t care in the least about Whites,except when they want our money.

      • anarchyst

        Yes, it’s true . . . these are PUBLIC schools FOR JEWS ONLY. . .if whites tried the same thing, you would see the ACLU, ADL and other jewish organizations pounding on the courthouse doors to stop this “travesty of justice” . . . “diversity and multiculturalism for thee, but not for me” . . .

        • Anon12

           What this article obviously leaves out is that the US taxpayer paid for this school, not the Jews. I remember back in 2010  when this came to light  and another news article pointed that out and also said that the poor Jews were being harassed by blacks in the public schools.  Never mind what our White kids have to endure in public schools, we will NEVER get our own For Whites Only school paid for by the taxpayers or because we are the real oppressed race in our country! That is RACIST!
          ————————-

          In New York, where Governor George Pataki last year signed a law that permits charter schools, some Jewish leaders are proposing the first ever government-funded school of Jewish culture. It is an ambitious venture — based on the inspiring, and perhaps slightly naïve, premise that being a fuller Jew need never mean being a less complete American. And it will be tested in earnest starting next June, when the New Jewish High School sends its first graduating class out into the world.

          —————————
          http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/issues/99oct/9910jewishschools.htm

  • Detroit_WASP

    This is an example of “black studies”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7SA42_XH9o&feature=related

  • Mods are continuously deleting one- simply O-N-E- my post.
    Why ?
    Because of a link they don’t like ? It’s not something distasteful, but Afro-centric lunacy exposed.
    Or there is some reason I’m not aware of (Illuminati, reptiles’ conspiracy, AmRen actually AfroRen,..) ?

    Confused.

    • Let’s see now.
      Some Black studies teach this:
      http://www.skepdic.com/afrocent.html

      Afrocentrism is a pseudohistorical political movement that
      erroneously claims that African-Americans should trace their roots back to ancient
      Egypt
      because it was dominated by a race of black Africans. Some of Afrocentrism’s other claims
      are: the ancient Greeks stole their main cultural achievements from black Egyptians;
      Jesus, Socrates and Cleopatra, among others, were black; and Jews created the slave trade
      of black Africans. 
      ………………
      Afrocentrism is being taught in many universities, colleges, and public
      schools.* Now, this is an example of aforementioned quack history, taught at Black studies :http://goo.gl/Z0ncn

  •  ENJOY the black studies
    YOU’RE PAYING FOR IT

    ya think these goofs pay for their OWN edjumicationing?

  • radical7

    Anonymous  Amren Wrote:You forgot to mention how Niel deGrasse Tyson helped save the world, and the crew of Atlantis, from Tunney’s space-time matter bridge (which he stole from Rodney McKay) that was malfunctioning while drawing away the Earth’s heat into a parallel universe in an attempt to solve global warming.No wait, that was on a TV show, and it was just as fictitious as the rest of his achievements. He’s just an affirmative action recipient for the benefit of the TV cameras.The only real black astrophysicist who ever achieved anything was the guy who invented the Super Soaker – Lonnie Johnson.I see that you revel in promoting falsehoods and lies.

  • radical7

    Anonymous-Amren wrote:Don’t feel you have to stay in our “hostile climate” if you don’t want to. We’ll happily pay to send you and your kind back home to Africa where you can enjoy the kindness, warmth, and  wonderful achievements of your own race. No-one could ask for more than that.”My kind?” Really? Could you explain exactly what “My Kind ” is?

    • The__Bobster

      We all know what your kind is, Jamal.

  • radical7

    JD in SD wrote:I saw a black chick in USA Today once named Lasagna!I knew a white woman named Marsha Mellow.

    • ed91

       I’ll bet you do.

  • Nope

    I agree with the author that Afro Studies is a junk program (one of several typically offered).  But, many of the students who are bright enough to reach the PhD level actually produce interesting work.  In fact I think many of them reject the most questionable ideologies of black studies, but if you’ve put 5+ years into an education you’re not going to risk it all by going renegade.  So most of them repeat the mandatory mantra throughout their work, but you can tell their hearts aren’t always in it.  On the other hand, some of them are passionately anti-white. 

  • JohnEngelman

    The average Oriental IQ is 106. The average for an Ashkenazi Jew is 115. Those people pay they way, and benefit every country they live in and move to. 

    • robinbishop34

      The average for an Ashkenazi Jew is 115. Those people pay they way, and benefit every country they live in and move t

      They bring nothing but cultural, economic, and political subversion to every country it moves to (suckle from). That is the exact reason we have open borders, critical race studies, the cultural assault on the nuclear Anglo family oozing out of Hollywood (in between fictional holocaust movies), the ACLU, ADL, SPLC and every other shadowy organization committed to mitigating whites.

      • JohnEngelman

        The Chosen People: A study of Jewish Intelligence and Achievement is the most recent work of Richard Lynn dealing with group differences in IQ and their ramifications. As in all of his previous work over the past decade, he substantiates his arguments with huge quantities of empirical data. He advances his positions dispassionately and lets the facts speak for themselves, which they do in impressive, nearly irrefutable fashion. In his previous books he examined racial and ethnic differences in IQ for many groups.The Chosen People is a case study of one distinct group that has shown remarkably similar patterns of achievement in a wide variety of settings.
                
        Professor Lynn begins by pointing out the extraordinary success of Jews in almost every field. In the 19th century the restrictions that had prevented most Jews from advanced nonreligious study began to be lifted in most of Western Europe, and by mid-century, “people began to observe that Jews were outstandingly successful, and began to speculate that this was attributable to their intellect.”
        http://amren.com/features/2011/12/the-chosen-people/     

        Richard Lynn spoke at the March 19, 2012 American Renaissance conference.

  • Church_of_Jed

    SHE’S FIRED- add her list of victims of the Diversity Curse-

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/mob-quad_644237.html?nopager=1

  • slobotnavich

    We can all beat our gums forever complaining about black inadequacies.  The simple fact is that an average IQ deficit among blacks as compared to whites and an even greater one when compared with East Asians cannot be overcome by any amount of affirmative action, remedial schooling, nothing short of allowing only blacks with at least average IQs to procreate.

    Everybody knows the truth, though many will heatedly deny it and despise those who speak it. Offhand I can think of another so obvious truth that has been so steadfastly denied.  Strangely, it was not denied only perhaps seventy-five years ago and in fact was accepted as an obvious fact by most people.

    • ed91

       well, we don’t want to hurt their stupid feelings……..

  • ed91

     what an awakening for her.

  • ed91

     wrongo………. affirmative action also applys to white women who, in reality, have become the main winners in the AA game, mainly because they can usually handle the job they were given.

  • ed91

     but like stated above, white women receive AA so that splits the white vote……./response.

  • radical7

    Bobster wrote:We all know what your kind is, Jamal.What is it with you and Jamal’s? Bobby boy?

  • MikeofAges

    This just in.  Naomi Schaefer Riley was fired by the Chronicle of Higher Education for writing this article.

    Not that Black Studies could not be a legitimate discipline. But not pursued as described. How people live, how they cope with barriers and manage their opportunities, how they succeed and how they fail, how their political influence plays out, their cultural achievements and influence, and their foibles are all legitimate topics. How women deal the childbirth experiences is a legitimate topic. So is the belief, in my opinion a foible, that the rise of conservatism after 1980 was accompanied by “an assault on civil rights”. Probably, in the 1980s blacks and other minorities had mainstream opportunities as never before.

  • not exactly related, but just saw that Shaquille O’Neil just graduated with a Doctorate in Education. beware of cracker jack university handing out degrees in basketball studies. i can’t even imagine what his ‘dissertation’ was on or how much he paid to have a literate humanoid to write it. it’s totally mindblowing.

  • i worked at a liberal arts college and attended a ‘lecture’ by some black professor about racism in the media. he showed a bunch of movie clips of whites pretending to be black or other nonsense. there was a clip from the movie zoolander with ben stiller working in the coal mine, his face covered in coal which was ‘blackface’ and part of the evil white racist media according to this hackjob streetwise professor. all the young white kids were soaking it up.

  • Church_of_Jed

    http://pjmedia.com/ronradosh/2012/05/08/how-the-academic-establishment-has-silenced-a-major-critic-of-the-field-of-black-studies/

    How the Academic Establishment has Silenced a Major Critic of the Field of “Black Studies”

  • Church_of_Jed

    http://pjmedia.com/ronradosh/2012/05/08/how-the-academic-establishment-has-silenced-a-major-critic-of-the-field-of-black-studies/

    How the Academic Establishment has Silenced a Major Critic of the Field of “Black Studies”

  • Absolute rubbish. Hispanic studies are rational, you got culture, language, history etc. Women’s- nonsense, this is more than a half of humankind & various female specific issues are covered in other legitimate fields. It can be argued that women are privileged- frequent argument is amount of money spent on breast cancer research compared to prostate cancer research.

    Black studies ? Another nonsense. African studies- that would be another thing.
    What next ?

    Gay studies ?
    Geriatric studies (not a part of medicine, but overall study of old people) ?
    Pediatric studies (again, no medicine, but multidisciplinary study about “being a child”) ?
    Mulatto studies (how’s being a mixed race) ?
    Beard studies (about historical significance of men with beards- say, popular image of Christian God) ?
    Domesticated animal studies (about pets, Alexander’s Bucefal, various horses, dogs, monkeys, hamsters,..) ?

    Lists can go on & on …

  • Absolute rubbish. Hispanic studies are rational, you got culture, language, history etc. Women’s- nonsense, this is more than a half of humankind & various female specific issues are covered in other legitimate fields. It can be argued that women are privileged- frequent argument is amount of money spent on breast cancer research compared to prostate cancer research.

    Black studies ? Another nonsense. African studies- that would be another thing.
    What next ?

    Gay studies ?
    Geriatric studies (not a part of medicine, but overall study of old people) ?
    Pediatric studies (again, no medicine, but multidisciplinary study about “being a child”) ?
    Mulatto studies (how’s being a mixed race) ?
    Beard studies (about historical significance of men with beards- say, popular image of Christian God) ?
    Domesticated animal studies (about pets, Alexander’s Bucefal, various horses, dogs, monkeys, hamsters,..) ?

    Lists can go on & on …

  • Before you lionize the author,  you should know she is married to a black and has two children