Church Sign Generates Emotional Debate over Race After Zimmerman Verdict

CBS Local (Chicago), July 16, 2013

A sign posted outside a south suburban church is generating a powerful debate over race in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.

The marquee outside the First Baptist Church of University Park earlier this week read: “It Is Safe To Kill Black People In Amerikkka.”

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Several comments on the church’s Facebook page took issue with the reference to the Ku Klux Klan in the word Amerikkka, with many saying the church’s sign is hateful and divisive and implies that all white Americans are racist.

The church responded by saying: “The message on the sign is not a message of hate. It is a message of awakening and call to action. It is a message not intended to divide, but to cause honest reflection in order to make this country a better place for ALL.”

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After the shooting of a black man by a white man in Montgomery, Ala., in 1949, Rev. Vernon Johns posted a sign outside the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church that read: “It Is Safe To Kill Negroes In Montgomery.”

The church has since changed the wording into a question: “Is It Safe To Kill Black People In America?”

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  • MBlanc46

    Yet another reason to stay out of University Park.

    • sbuffalonative

      If we answer “Yes” maybe they’ll decide to leave.

      • MBlanc46

        There’s been some slippage in the Afro-American population in Chicago (they’ve made too many neighborhoods unlivable, even for them), but I fear that the city and south and west suburbs will be infested with them for as long as it exists.

  • ms_anthro

    It is safe to kill black people who are trying to kill you first, yes. As it always has been, as it should be. These creatures want nothing less than a license to attack Whites without consequences. Well, they won’t get it, no matter what kinds of laws the tyrants in Washington and our state legislatures put on the books.

    We fight or we die. They’ve given us no other choice.

    • Jack Burton

      If it’s safe to kill black people then a lot of black criminals will be happy about that, because the vast majority, over 90% of those responsible for killing blacks are other blacks.

      • ms_anthro

        No, they won’t be happy. Just like they aren’t happy when the increased police presence in their neighborhood lowers crime by arresting more young black criminals. Nothing makes them happy; they are incapable of the abstract thinking skills necessary to understand concepts like “justice” and “natural consequences.” All they know is they want to attack us with impunity and if we fight back, well, that’s just racist.

        • The__Bobster

          Exactly. These are the people who set black criminals free through jury nullification.

          • Question – are you ready & willing to serve on jury duty? We can do our own nullification ya know.

        • Jack Burton

          No, that has nothing to do with my comment. For the second time, black criminals will be happy they can get away with murdering other blacks. Black criminals would actually benefit more than Whites if that were true, which it isn’t.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    I guess it is, if you’re black yourself.

  • Joseph Bryant

    If this sign were a statement of disgust with the rampant black-on-black violence in this country I’d be sympathetic to their frustration. But of course, it’s not. Talk about misplaced outrage.

    • Jack Burton

      It’s just trolling, that’s all it is. Making baseless, inaccurate statements to cause an emotional reaction.

      • Joseph Bryant

        Good point. People often forget trolls exist offline, too. Some people, like Cornel West, make a whole career out of trolling.

        • Jack Burton

          Yes, blacks, especially those like Don King and Cornel West, actually look like troll dolls.

          If you’re familiar with black group behavior, you’ll see that they are typically trolls who engage in histrionics. They’re emotional attention-seekers with low impulse control.

          Being logical, accurate and truthful is of little importance to them, only if it serves their interests.

          • itdoesnotmatter

            Oh for freak’s sake. Wiki refers to West as “American philosopher, academic, activist, author, public intellectual, and prominent member of the Democratic… blah blah blah…”
            Public intellectual? Uh uh, not so much.

          • MBlanc46

            Rabble rouser, that’s for sure. He’s at least literate, but, without affirmative action, he’d be a Backwater State A. & M., not Princeton.

          • Gislia Jackson

            Not trying to be mean, but have you ever gotten a good look at Cornel West’s teefs? Good lord, that man must have enough money by now to get them fixed.

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

        But it does illustrate that religion and particularly Christianity can be used to support almost any proposition, including atheism.

  • Jack Burton

    If blacks want to really have a dialogue on interracial crimes, they’re going to lose that debate, big time. Jared has done all the work already on that, Color of Crime, blacks lose. They want to use collective guilt? Blacks lose. There is no moralistic debate, except when using the slavery card, that they could possibly win. When considered as a whole blacks are an utter failure, they are a net loss as a people. There is no reason to keep them around.

  • capnmorgan5150

    Race baiting at its finest.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    How bout…

    It’s safe to assault Whites in America and not expect them to defend themselves.

    Hmmm…judging by the verdict, maybe it’s not…

    • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

      But this is exactly the condition that Eric Holder is seeking to create. He wants to first attack SYG and then the concealed weapon issue in general.

      While I was scanning channels last night, I actually ran into a Charlie Rose show on PBS where a white, blond haired, blued professor at Harvard bluntly said that “If there had been no guns at the confrontation, it would only have been a fistfight.” I’m telling you folks, we’ve got trouble coming.

  • Luca

    What a glowing example of black Christianity, they turn the other cheek and are full of forgiveness.

    So hard to believe that they are such hypocrites when they have such fine upstanding religious leaders like Malcolm X, Jesse Jackson, MLK, Al Sharpton, Rev. Ike, Jeremiah Wright, and Louis Farrakhan.

    • Stentorian_Commentator

      And let’s not forget, lying sacks of excrement. You don’t spell it “Amerikkka” without trying to make some kind of divisive indictment. If they did not mean that, then they stoopid, retarted.

    • Alexandra1973

      A few weeks ago I was on the church bus and we passed by one of those black ME churches. Saw this one black guy dressed really brightly and someone on the bus said, “That’s the pastor.”

      I was not surprised.

      • Gislia Jackson

        Reminds me of a joke my dad used to tell me when I was a kid (he grew up in Georgia during the depression).

        Two black men are crossing a street, approaching each other. The first one waves at the second, and says, “Howdy, Reverend.” The second one waves, and says, “Hey, Motherf****r.”

  • Jefferson

    I am convinced that most Blacks believe the majority of Black homicide victims in this country are murdered by Whites.

    And why not, they have an average I.Q of 85. They will believe anything the left wing tells them.

    • libertarian1234

      “They will believe anything the left wing tells them.”

      Yes, they can get them stirred up to a fevered pitch with psychological ploys designed to do just that.

      I truly doubt there is more than a tiny handful that couldn’t be manipulated any way a propagandist wants to turn them.

      But then again their mindset has a lot to do with it, because they love to have someone to hate and blame for their lack of accomplishment instead of their own low intelligence.

  • Jim Henry

    I believe what that church did was to exercise this nation’s freedom of speech.

    We may disagree with what was said, but, allegedly , a lot of Americans died for that right.

    • Traitors OFTEN hang themselves with their freedom of speech.

  • blindsticks

    The message on the sign is not a message of hate. It is a message of awakening and call to action.

    And a ‘call to action’ means what in black-speak? Besides these people know damn well that the people of their community will not see past the word ‘action’ and will only see it one way: Get Whitey.

  • jeffaral

    I bet is a church attended by self-hating, perverted Whites.

    • Xerxes22

      That is very unlikely. It’s a Baptist church in a township near Chicago that is 90% Black. There are no Whites in that congregation.This is just the pastor looking for more donations. “Make it rain lord, make it rain”.

    • MBlanc46

      University Park is pretty seriously Negro.

  • Stentorian_Commentator

    Based on Zimmerman’s experience, I would not call it safe, because he had exceptionally good facts on his side. Still, wouldn’t it be nice . . . .

    • The__Bobster

      He’d be in prison right now if he were White or had ever entertained one racist thought in his whole life.

      • libertarian1234

        That’s what crossed my mind many times during the trial.

        And if he were white I seriously doubt Alan Dershowitz would be so outspoken in his condemnation of Angela Corey.

  • The__Bobster

    “It Is Safe To Kill Black People In Amerikkka.”
    ________

    Really? How many are we allowed to bag?

    • libertarian1234

      Do we need a license?

    • Are there any rules about whether we can put out bait for them, like liquor?

      • Luca

        Increase your odds: Air Jordans, Kools, weed, basketballs, welfare checks and white women.

        • sbuffalonative

          Skittles, cough medicine, and Arizona Watermelon Ice Tea.

          • sbuffalonative

            I should have added this:

          • capnmorgan5150

            Yep, nobody is talking about the fact that Trayvon was a frequent user of “DXM”.

        • Romulus

          Lmao!

    • sbuffalonative

      They think we’re out to get them and yet they DEMAND to live with us. Go figure…

      • Funruffian

        That is exactly the reality I try to convey to some Negrophiles and they literally mentally shut out that truthful concept.
        If Whites are so evil and pernicious then why do they want to date our women? Date our men? Go to school with our children?

    • Romulus

      Just like deer season!

  • ok, thanks for the info. I will that in mind…

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    Blacks already know it’s safe for they kill each other in record numbers every year.

  • The racial makeup of the village was 6.1% White, 89.8% African American, 0.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.8% Asian, 0.01% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 0.7% some other race, and 2.5% from two or more races.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

    Can’t get much darker.

  • Spartacus

    If only that were true…

  • Nathanwartooth

    With the conviction rate on murders in Black strongholds, it is indeed safe for Blacks to kill Blacks.

    With the “no snitching” culture and Blacks hating the police, it’s not a mystery why so many murders go unsolved.

    • MBlanc46

      That’s for sure. It happens daily in Chicago.

  • sbuffalonative

    Typical black hyperbole.

  • Shrewsbury

    For black people to think that white people are a danger to them, and adjust their behavior accordingly, is not the worst result I can think of….

  • “It Is Safe To Kill Black People In Amerikkka.”

    The real question for white people is – is it safe for us to continue allowing them to LIVE in America.

  • OhWow

    Yes it’s safe to kill blacks…if the murderer is black. No coverage, no protests, no outcry. If you are non-black killing a black however, especially white, you will have a hex on you for life.

    • IstvanIN

      It is REALLY safe to kill whites.

  • Romulus

    Within the realm of evolutionary biology, there will NEVER be a global reconciliation of the archetype races, regardless of which ones collide geographically. The elite should be well aware of this. They will do what they think is necessary to enforce the peace.

  • They probably have a computer with “Spell Check”, but that said, every other word but one was a short monosyllable.

  • Yale2001

    Should be “safe” to defend yourself from anyone. Blacks, everything that occurs is not about you.

  • Funruffian

    The church responded by saying: “The message on the sign is not a message of hate. It is a message of awakening and call to action. It is a message not intended to divide, but to cause honest reflection in order to make this country a better place for ALL.”
    I knew this was about an exclusively Black church before I read the article. Not even Christian libtards would be that stupid. Blacks should talk about safety since they are the antithesis of what is safe and better for American citizens.

    • Andy

      That church is in Chicago and they know damn well its not the Boogieman KKK killing their “kids” its their own black teenagers and young men .But of course that doesn’t make headlines on CNN or MSNBC and reality and the truth about race is never brought up.

  • Funruffian

    We all know the people and their entities who demonized the KKK., but we can’t say it here. That fiction was always presented in movies and other areas of fiction and indoctrination.
    You are a thousand times safer walking in a crowd of KKK members than you are walking down a city street in Oakland during daylight.

  • Alexandra1973

    Never mind that they kill each other on a regular basis.

    They call themselves “Baptist.” Meh. I’m an independent fundamental Baptist. And a realist.

  • MBlanc46

    “[S]oul-searching”. That’s rich. They’re big on “soul”, but not so big on searching, especially for a job. Something to steal, maybe. A white person to beg from or try to scam, maybe. But seriously, blacks are the least introspective people on earth. Their lives are all about sensory stimulation. I wonder whether they have the internal monologue that is the central feature of our consciousness. Is it all empty in there unless a boom box is booming?

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    Obviously written by a White leftist – no spelling mistakes.

  • Andy

    Meanwhile these religious people have the highest rate of illegitimate births followed by our oh so religious Hispanics illegal aliens ,so if grandma wears her silly hat on Sunday and listens a preacher preach how its all America fault and 150 years ago we had legal slavery ,than their job is done.

  • tremendouscoast

    Actually it should be the other way around. Here are some inconvenient “hate facts” from Unamusement Park.

    http://unamusementpark.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Race-and-crime-flyer.pdf

  • Paleoconn

    I just loathe all these browbeaten Whites complaining on Facebook “ya know, that’s just mean, we’re not all racist! boo hoo hoo”. What a bunch of wimps defending themselves against such assholes in such a pathetic way.

  • Paleoconn

    11,000 black-on-black slaughter

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    I was being sarcastic. We could also remind them of the high number of beatings, rapes and murders of whites by blacks as reported and highlighted in the summary of the 2011 FBI Report on Violent Crime. Virtually none of these gets into the news.