United States Attorney General Eric Holder told a packed crowd at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church that the struggle that began here in Birmingham in 1963 continues today, with the Voting Rights Act under siege by those who would roll it back and civil rights denied by a criminal justice system that does more to perpetuate problems than to resolve them.

“Today, we affirm that it is our duty–and it will always be the responsibility of every American–to confront injustice wherever it is found, to isolate those who act out of hate, and to make real the brighter future, and the more just world, that Addie Mae, Cynthia, Carole, and Denise never had the chance in which to live,” Holder said.

Holder spoke at the Sunday afternoon commemoration service on the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the church. From its pulpit he promised that the work of the movement would go on.

That work, Holder said, means prosecuting hate crimes, protecting citizens’ right to vote, expanding workplace protections from discrimination, and creating alternatives for incarceration.

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  • bigone4u

    What are blacks going to do when they don’t have white persons to blame anymore? Kill themselves I hope. Oh wait, they’re already doing that and if it weren’t for the white criminal justice system, they might have exterminated themselves by now. This is the thanks we whites get for our good intentioned efforts. Screw them.

    • Sick of it

      No, as I postulated earlier this evening, the Hispanics will wipe them out without mercy or remorse. They will not put up with blacks like we do.

  • libertarian1234

    “Today, we affirm that it is our duty–and it will always be the responsibility of every American–to confront injustice wherever it is found, to isolate those who act out of hate,”

    “Act out of hate?” Does he mean the black on white hate attacks, or the rumors rampant throughout the entire black community nation-wide stating that whites blew up the levees in N.O. to kill all the blacks there; or the introduction of drugs and aids into black neighborhoods for the same thing; or does he mean the hate rhetoric by the black talking heads on t.v. claiming hatefully that being born white is the same as being born privileged?

    Or is he referring to “his people,” the Black Panthers, who he refused to prosecute for hate intimidation at the polling place or their loud encouragements to kill all the crackers and their babies?

    It’s hard to know what hate he is referring to since he isn’t capable of seeing anything but what his own limited understanding allows him to see, which is very little.

  • Diversity Awareness Brigade

    One day soon, saying anything about Holder that doesn’t “support change” will be deemed a White privilege hate crime.

  • Puggg

    Meanwhile, the Democrat Mayor of St. Louis, the Democrat elected prosecutor of St. Louis and the St. Louis Police Chief are begging the court system in St. Louis City to start a “gun court,” wherein those arrested for certain armed offenses are given high cash-only bonds.

    • And the 22nd Judicial Circuit rejected it today, and are going to adopt an alternative workaround. Now that more news is starting to come out, the whole “gun court” idea seems to be nothing more than make work sop for the criminology department at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. Coincidentally, or not, the last Police Chief of St. Louis recently left the force to be a professor at UMSL’s criminology department.

      I think enough judges on the 22nd are starting to see through the whole scam of it all.

  • Spartacus

    I hate groids… And Holder is a groid, the worst kind too – the kind with just enough White blood in his veins to understand what filth he is .

    • Jefferson

      What percentage of the White vote do you think Eric Holder would get if he was the Democratic nominee in 2016 ?

      • Spartacus

        Well, I’m not American, so I can’t know for sure, but my guess would be – somewhere around 0% .

        • Jefferson

          What are you ? Canadian ? Brit ? Australian ? Kiwi ?

          • Spartacus

            Romanian .

          • Jefferson

            Since you live in Romania, you do not have to deal with the Bantu problem that plagues The United States.

            America’s Bantu population alone is larger than the entire population of Romania.

          • Spartacus

            I know. But what happens in the US affects me as well, in one way or another, since yours is the main empire of the day .

          • mobilebay

            Not according to our President. Send him your email and he’ll write and apologize for us.

          • Spartacus

            I can think of some other things I’d like to send him…

          • FransSusan

            Spartacus, what do others in your country think of the US and Obama?

          • Spartacus

            Well, most people are pro-american, but not really pro-Obama. In fact, I think many people dislike him on account of being a hypocrite(from the time he started bombing Lybia), and more recently the Snowden stuff made his image even worse . We have a huge problem with the government spying us over here(they listen to pretty much every phone call since the Securitate days) and now they saw the Americans do the same… Well, most were expecting it to be honest, but a few were probably surprised.

            Myself, I’m pro-Confederate. I really hope I live to see the day when the South rises again.

      • Libs are We Todd Ed

        The same ~40% of Whites who would vote for a yellow dog if it won the democratic nomination.

        • Sick of it

          I’d go further and say that those people would vote for a wedge of moldy cheese if their leaders told them to do so.

      • NorthSea

        Sad to say, but, in this country, probably many.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Attorney General Eric Holder says civil rights struggle continues with Voting Rights enforcement

    Yeah, Holder, you contemptible, lying P⊘S. We already know you won’t prosecute when black thugs threaten White voting rights

    Holder should have been dumped in the first term when he said the Black Panther case demeans MY PEOPLE.

    Holder is black…that’s he won’t get canned.

    Bon

  • NorthSea

    I’m inspired by his speech: To emigrate

  • Alexandra1973

    I’m in the middle of “Gone with the Wind.” Interesting. They thought freed blacks were uppity then…