America Is Still a Deeply Racist Country

Chris Arnade, Guardian (London), January 12, 2014

A week after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, I walked into my old hometown bar in central Florida to hear, “Well if a nigger can be president, then I can have another drink. Give me a whiskey straight up.”

Only one day in the town and I thought, “Damn the south.”

I had returned home to bury my father, who had spent much of the 1950s and ’60s fighting for civil rights in the south. Consequently, my childhood was defined by race. It was why our car was shot at, why threats were made to burn our house down, why some neighbors forbid me to play on their lawn, why I was taunted at school as a “nigger lover”.

It was nothing compared to what the blacks in town had to endure. I was just residing in the seam of something much uglier.

It is also why I left as soon as I could, exercising an option few others had. I eventually moved to New York City to work on Wall Street.

In the next 15 years I thought less about race. It is possible to live in the northeast as a white liberal and think little about it, to convince yourself that most of the crude past is behind. Outward signs suggest things are different now: I live in an integrated neighborhood, my kids have friends of all colors, and my old office is diverse compared to what I grew up with. As many point out, America even has a black man (technically bi-racial) as president.

Soon after my father passed away, I started to venture beyond my Wall Street life, to explore parts of New York that I had only previously passed through on the way to airports. I did this with my camera, initially as a hobby. I ended up spending three years documenting addiction in the New York’s Bronx neighborhood of Hunts Point. There I was slapped in the face by the past.

In my Florida hometown, there is a train track that splits the town into two colors. When we passed into the black section of town, even if I were lying in the back of the station wagon, I knew it. The gravel roads would wake me, and I could basically smell poverty through the windows.

Crossing into Hunts Point in New York is the same, complete with a train track. The roads are paved, but feel unpaved. The stench of poverty has not changed much (industrial waste rather than uncollected garbage), nor has its clamor or its destructive power.

Neither has the color of its residents: the poor side of town in New York is still almost entirely dark skinned.

It took me a few months of slow recognition, fighting a thought I did not want to believe: we are still a deeply racist country. The laws on the books claim otherwise, but in Hunts Point (and similar neighborhoods across the country), those laws seem like far away idyllic words that clash with the daily reality: everything is stacked against those who are born black or brown.

We as a nation applaud ourselves for having moved beyond race. We find one or two self-made blacks or Hispanics who succeeded against terrible odds, and we elevate their stories to a higher position, and then we tell them over and over, so we can say, “See, we really are a color blind nation.”

We tell their stories so we can forget about the others, the ones who couldn’t overcome the long odds, the ones born into neighborhoods locked down by the absurd war on drugs, the ones born with almost even odds that their fathers will at some point be in jail, the ones born into neighborhoods that few want to teach in, neighborhoods scarce of resources.

We tell the stories of success and say: see anyone can pull themselves up by their bootstraps, further denigrating those who can’t escape poverty. It plays into the false and pernicious narrative that poverty is somehow a fault of desire, a fault of intelligence, a fault of skills. No, poverty is not a failing of the residents of Hunts Point who are just as decent and talented as anyone else. Rather it is a failing our broader society.

It took me seeing one black teen thrown against a bodega wall by cops, for no reason, to erase much of the image of seeing Obama elected. It took the unsolved murder of a 15-year-old Hunts Point girl, a girl my middle daughter’s age, to make me viscerally understand how lucky my children are. It took watching as one smart child grew from dreaming of college to dealing drugs to viscerally understand how lucky everyone in my old office is.

The barriers between Hunts Point and the rest of New York are not as high as they were between the white and black section of my hometown in the 1960s. People can freely pass over them. Practically, however, they are almost insurmountable.

Gone is the overt, violent, and legal racism of my childhood. It has been replaced by a subtler version.

It is a racism that is easier to ignore, easier to deny, and consequently almost as dangerous.

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  • LACounty

    There isn’t a place anywhere on the planet where blacks are treated better. That’s why they stay, and other blacks come. Racist, my ass. Pampered and spoiled at White expense.

    • Bobbala

      Racism is negro catnip.

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      Funny why they come to racist countries, isn’t it? If they were truly oppressed, they’d all be fleeing back to their nice home continent.

      • BillMillerTime

        And every time that whites move away, they follow. We try to create our own communities, and are threatened with legal action for “housing discrimination.” Officially, we whites are somehow uniquely wicked in our depravity. In reality, they know that if whites disappeared from America tomorrow, the blacks would be incapable of putting together any kind of decent civilized society.

        • Max

          This was recently explained to my satisfaction by an expert on TV with regard to the Detroit bankruptcy. White businesses all pulled their money out of “the community” (which is a special word for minority populated area) and left the city with no economic base to work with. Fortunately, they had wise, industrious black mayors for decades who did everything they could to save the city but alas, the damage inflicted by whites was too great to be undone.

          Whites are the reason that Detroit now looks like Port au Prince. Whites are the reason that blacks carry HIV at 10x the national rate. Whites are the reason that blacks kill 6000 other blacks every year in the US. Whites are the reason for poverty, ignorance and disease among blacks the world over. Wherever you see the failure of black populations, the root cause is white people.

          • Bantu_Education

            “….blacks kill 6000 other blacks every year in the US…” ?

            Did you mean 60,000 ???

          • MarcB1969

            The term the media likes to use is “abandon”, as if Whites seeking a better life have some paternal obligation to live amongst blacks as a buffer against their own pathological dysfunction.

          • Max

            This says volumes about the left and THEIR paternalistic view of blacks. They correctly sense that blacks are like children or the mentally handicapped and expect someone (else) to care for them since left to their own devices they will starve and murder each other no matter where they are.

        • HLH

          Well said!!!!

      • Cairdeas

        And imagine the bliss!! They could resume their work on space flight, thermodynamics, astrophysics, building a better mousetrap, and who knows what other great things for mankind. And this would be in total freedom, unmolested by the white man or the legacy of slavery. The potential is enormous.

        • Bantu_Education

          Yeah, I’ve always wanted to know how they built those pyramids. Hopefully, once they’re freed of “racism” they can show us.

        • Sheik Yerbouti

          Don’t forget the wheel. It’s a substantial rise from inventing the “stick”.

      • Guest

        Environmental racism is also said to be apart of the U.S

        -The people populating areas within 2 miles of our nation’s hazardous waste facilities are by majority of color.
        -Racial disparities of color exist in 9 out of 10 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regions.

        -Existing laws and land-use controls have not been adequately applied in order to reduce health risks for those living in or near toxic “hot spots”.
        -African Americans are 79 percent more likely than whites to live in
        neighborhoods where industrial pollution is suspected of causing the
        greatest health dangers.

        -A Commission for Racial Justice study
        found that three of the five largest waste facilities dealing with
        hazardous materials in the United States are located in poor black
        communities.This study also showed that three out of every five African
        American and Latinos live in areas near toxic waste sites, as well as
        live in areas where the levels of poverty are well above the national
        average.

        -Poverty-stricken Native American communities face some of the worst toxic pollution problems in the country.
        -“Approximately
        half of all Native Americans live in communities with an uncontrolled
        toxic waste site,” according to the Commission for Racial Justice.

        -Living near toxic waste facilities and in low income housing affects almost every aspect of life including food, water, and air. Homes, schools, and workplaces are deemed unsafe because of environmental hazards in the buildings, which are dilapidated and outdated.
        Children of color who live in poor areas are more likely to attend schools filled with asbestos, live in homes with peeling lead paint, and play in parks that are contaminated.

        -These same children are nearly 9 times more likely than economically advantaged children to be exposed to lead levels so high they can cause severe learning disabilities and neurological disorders. 96 percent of African American children who live in inner cities have unsafe amounts of lead in their blood.

    • PlasticBiddy

      Actually there is, the UK.

      • LACounty

        How so?

        • Garrett Brown

          Two blacks killed a marine veteran with meat cleavers yet they might not even get life in prison.They blatantly said it was for islam and because hes white. You tell me.

          • LACounty

            Americans elected a racist anti-white black Marxist for president. Your move.

          • Garrett Brown

            He isn’t killing people with a butcher knife in the streets of London… If that happened in most states they would have immediately gotten the death sentence.

        • Bantu_Education

          I agree with him, the UK is a strong contender for the prize.

      • c684570

        It’s pretty close though.

        • LACounty

          That it is. I give the U.S. a slight edge for electing Obongo.

    • Max

      Once a country goes black, they never come back.

      • LACounty

        Once you mess with a White, you’re in for a fight.

        • Garrett Brown

          Most whites are cowards.

          • LACounty

            I think blacks are more cowardly. I don’t see Whites sucker punching 70 yr olds and teenage girls. I’ve seen more Whites buck up to a black guy, than black guys bucking up to a white guy. One on one, too many blacks are cowards. Whites are too passive at times and this is part of the reason for the mess we’re in. If most Whites are cowards how did a small kingdom like England rule the world. I believe you’re referring to today, but I still believe Whites are not as cowardly as others.

          • Garrett Brown

            You do however see blacks fighting much more than whites, whether its 1 on 1 or against grannies and old men. You see blacks standing up for themselves more, willing to speak out. Blacks are over represented in fighting sports given their small populations in the countries that partake in them (kickboxing, mma, boxing). Blacks in Africa are constantly at war with both sides making up mostly little children that aren’t afraid to give their lives, regardless if they’re on drugs or brainwashed.

            The situation white countries are in now is mostly because most of us are cowards. The reason blacks think they can do what they do every day is because we are scared to defend ourselves.

            Tip, just because you disagree with someone doesn’t mean you thumbs down the post they make. That’s for spam or ridiculous trolling.

          • Anna Tree

            Hi Garrett, it seems to me that what you describe is aggressivity not that blacks are not cowards.
            I think whites don’t buck up to blacks because most believe the liberal mantra that blacks are victims of whites and white privilege. The racialists ones do buck up and are punished.
            Also whites are more civilized not cowards, they let go, let go, let go… But one day, they will have enough.

            (and no, I didn’t thumb you down 🙂 )

          • Garrett Brown

            Being more aggressive applies to bravery, yes. Agressiveness literally means more likely to attack or conduct violence. They aren’t afraid to be aggressive is the same as they aren’t scared to fight.

            Regardless of what causes the situation doesn’t really matter. If someone is trying to rape or beat your wife and you just stand there saying “please stop” which is what most whites do, they are cowards.

          • Anna Tree

            I get what you say. It’s just that the dictionary says coward is “One who shows ignoble fear in the face of danger or pain.” that is why for me, aggressivity is not to be not a coward because aggressivity is not in general a response to danger but on the contrary, a creation of danger for the opponent. Unless it is provoked and then it is defense. It’s like the differences between killing in self defense and murder. (homicide is more neutral).

            But this is semantic lol, I agree that it seems that many whites nowadays are cowards. I fear for the younger generations who have been strongly emasculated.
            But then I hope that when the danger will be even more obvious that it is today, white men will not be cowards and act like their ancestors acted, defending women and children AND other whites and their lands/country and even their freedoms and rights. I fear I am being very optimist because the danger seems obvious already.
            I am a white, woman, but I will do whatever I have to, to protect my descendants, I don’t think I am the only white thinking this, I think our numbers are growing, it’s natural I think.

            Some in Amren wants the problems to strenghten so the fighting can start. This frighten me but there is one reason that this is maybe better for us: our generation who seems less coward that the coming generation, is still young enough to fight and therefor win. If the fighting start later, only that emasculated generation would be fighting, if at all… Our chances then could be smaller.

            Anyway you may be correct about your supremacist vs racialist unless racialist is a needed euphemism or a closet or sitting on the fence… (maybe like atheism vs agnosticism!? lol)
            I don’t see nothing wrong with being a supremacist, it seems to me natural and logic to prefer my race over others and to think my race is the best (well there are many good reasons to think the white race is the best); I don’t see any problem with other race thinking the same… I think the problem is the negative aura put on that word by the pro-diversity crowd or even after ww2, trying to tie it with genocide. I think this just could be an ad hitlerium fallacy. The red line I think is NOT about feeling superior BUT about wanting to kill the inferiors. I don’t want to kill anyone unless in self defense. Diversity in a country brings frictions and violence, I am a racialist and want each in his own country because I don’t want violence. Beside other reasons of course.

          • Garrett Brown

            Anna, I apologize for not making a long winded response, but I am so tired lol. I just wanted you to know I read your post and appreciate your thoughtful responses to mine.

            I noted supremacy because you had people saying whites were braver even though the statistics and reality of every day life make that statement very far from the truth. Am I all knowing on the subject? Definitely not. But I am more experienced than most from my schooling and programs in those schools (sports, band, clubs). I saw many a fights, many a confrontations, many a whites backing down in those conflicts.

            Are there brave whites? Of course, but not even close to what they’re used to be. Warriors are of a dying breed unfortunately.

          • Anna Tree

            Please Garrett, don’t apologize! I write long posts, and just reading them can be exhausting LOL. And I now see you have been additionally discussing with LACounty.

            I agree with your post (indeed I admit that I am not as experienced as you.) and I fear you are right.

            Good night!

          • Tom B.

            Sadly you are right! I graduated from high school in 1968 in a predominately black town. We were integrated but numerically whites still held the high ground and brother I can tell you, the generation I came from and the ones preceding were fighters! We fought the blacks one on one and won. The next four years changed everything—more blacks were forced into the schools and the era of free-love hippies took control of the white boys. The longer the hair the more cowardly white boys became. It was a disgusting thing to witness but there certainly seemed to be some correlation to the declining morality of whites to the dominance of blacks. I look at most of the young white boys today and see mostly scrawny mama-boys who show no muscle mass and act like liberal metrosexual weenies. I hope I am wrong, but if you fellas’ out there have sons–encourage them to work out with weights, take karate, engage in some kind of manly activities instead of playing with all those silly gadgets I see them with all the time!!

          • Garrett Brown

            I think if any open eyed person lives around a lot of blacks, whether it be in a work or education facility would easily see that whites are cowards.

          • My ex-father pushed me into intellectual pursuits, all while beating up my mother. I would love to get my hands on him.

          • Garrett Brown

            As would I, I detest any man who beats women.

          • The only thing lower than a man who would beat up a woman is a rat with syphilis.

          • Garrett Brown

            Can rats transmit gonorrhea?

          • Max

            Neither disease can be contracted from animals. Humans are the only reservoir.

          • Tom B.

            Good for your dad–he knew what needed to be done. I am getting pretty old now and if I engaged in a prolonged fight I would likely lose, but what the hell. No shame in losing but plenty for being a coward. Anyway, I carry a gun now–my two bodyguards Mr. Smith and Mr. Wesson do my fighting for me. What a sad state of affairs in our country. One wonders how and when things are going to blow up–and how it will end!

          • Garrett Brown

            You’re exactly right and have my utmost respect. I don’t care if I’m 90 and will likely die of cardiac arrest, if someone tries to harm my family I will try to protect them with my life.

            I love S&W, my m&p 40 is my bed side protector every night. What do you carry? The bodyguard or shield? I went to Springfield xds simply for the 45 caliber in such a concealable size. It’s done very well for me so far. If smith made a similar model I would most likely switch however.

          • Tom B.

            I’m old school wheel gun on the Smith—-a 686 357 mag., but I have a Glock .40 cal. for the more serious stuff!! Also covered in other areas—I try to stay prepared!!

          • Garrett Brown

            357 is the ultimate defense round, you don’t need anything else. I have actually been looking for a J frame air weight 38 special for back up since the XDS only carries five rounds, which is totally acceptable given it’s size.

            You actually get more velocity with the 357 compared to the 40, I just chose the 40 for the extra capacity. You also have the reliability of a revolver. I would stick with the wheel gun!

          • Tom B.

            Right on! think I’ll keep both—best be prepared for whatever comes our way!!

          • Garrett Brown

            One can never have too much ammunition. Or too many firearms.

            Good thinking Tom.

          • LACounty

            You’re walking over yourself within this one comment. I don’t deny the higher levels of testosterone in blacks. That’s one major reason for their uncivilized behavior, along with their lack of intelligence. Whites have more intelligence and patience, plus have a lot more to lose considering how the government treats Whites vs blacks when it comes to pampering and punishment. Zimmerman was a good example and many saw that. If Whites are cowards, what are you yourself doing to prove you’re not? What will prove to you that Whites aren’t cowards? What do you expect us to do? There needs to be planning. That’s one thing we don’t hear enough about here or elsewhere. What’s the plan?

          • Garrett Brown

            I proved I wasn’t a coward all through middle school and early high school. I got into 5 fights with blacks because I wouldn’t let anyone push me around.

          • LACounty

            Tip back: I don’t thumbs down anyone here but occasionally our pro-Asian member and the troll that was here yesterday. So please point your finger elsewhere. When I was in junior high school and high school the average bused in black male was likely at least a year or two older in every grade, hence the difference in size/strength of some.
            My high school locker room after a black on white beating: Black guy: “White boy got his ass beat”. Me: “Yeah, it only took six of you”. After I witnessed 6 black guys beating on a white guy for about 20 seconds at the lunch tables. Yeah, they’re tough.

          • Garrett Brown

            You thumbed me down since you made a response immediately after. Now you’re lying. Not a very moral person are you?

          • saxonsun

            Yes, a tiny island nation had the greatest empire. That took guts, intellect and determination.

          • Anon

            Three million times a year a gun is used to stop a violent crime.
            Most whites are armed and anything but cowards.

          • Garrett Brown

            That’s internationally, and only three million. Not that much at all really.

          • LACounty

            I’m hearing by far from more Whites than ever on the internet re. what is going on. The internet is an awesome weapon and the beginning of a great plan. Communication not only from individuals but from many pro-White sites that are growing. Whites are patient and cautious sometimes to a fault, but have never quit and have always won. That 3 million in time will blow-up.

          • Garrett Brown

            Actually it will decline. Democrats will continue to be elected, which will results in further restrictions on guns and those who own them. Nothing is getting better in this country.

          • Bantu_Education

            No, most whites are just too comfortable and are desperate to be seen as “anti-racists”.

          • FransSusan

            GB, That’s just not true. I know what you’re saying, but it’s not cowardice that prevents whites from getting in fights. Most whites are more intelligent than most blacks and intelligent whites know that the law isn’t on their side. As we saw so clearly from the Zimmerman case, the law is on the side of the militant blacks. The corrupt US government has forced this unnatural, social engineering on us productive, taxpaying citizens for over 50 years. We’ve been required to not only pay for them but we also are forced to live and work amongst this sub-human species. We’re forced to work with affirmative action hires that are incompetent; they have degrees they didn’t earn from colleges that are forced to grant them fake degrees because they’re black. If you complain you can be fired. We whites have tried mightily to adapt and adjust to this apocalyptic nonsense. We’ve been the ones to go out of our way to accommodate these people. When that doesn’t work, we’ve tried to ignore them. That doesn’t work because they’re in-your-face with their crap! But it’s not for lack of trying on our part, oh, no. We’ve bent over backwards to help them assimilate into ‘white culture.’ (It’s not perfect, but it’s FAR better than what passes for black culture.) It’s not cowardice that keeps us from fighting. The deck is stacked against us….if we fight, we go to prison.

          • LACounty

            Thank you for explaining it better than I’ve been. We’re not going to win this war with fist fights. Never have in the past. This is much more than that.

          • Garrett Brown

            Regardless if the law is on their side or ours, we constantly back down because we are cowards. I’m not talking about what influences or what causes facilitated white’s changing in bravery. I’m simply stating the end result, and that is most whites are cowards, because they are. If we weren’t, our country wouldn’t be heading down this slope so quickly.

          • FransSusan

            GB, I just don’t think it’s that simple. I believe that most whites would absolutely fight back if they’re attacked, but most whites don’t have the desire to start fights. That kind of thinking is the ignorance of blacks. Most whites have the reasoning ability & wisdom to size-up a situation and determine if fighting is going to produce the outcome we want. I don’t believe that’s cowardly. Even, I, a girl, will fight back if attacked, but I’m not going to start a fight I know I can’t win. That’s not cowardly.

          • Garrett Brown

            If you go on these sites that upload all kinds of violent acts, you would see that generally it is that simple.

  • D.B. Cooper

    Chris, Ask a victim of the knock out game about racism, why don’t you?

    • Truthseeker

      These people honestly believe the Knockout Game is a justified retribution, and they’ll tell you so.

    • Spartacus

      The girl on the ground is actually Pakistani… Which makes me happy, to be honest.

      • I don’t want Muslims here, but while I am not angered about that unprovoked assault, I utterly disapprove of that.

        • Lagerstrom

          Agreed. No ‘man’ biffs a woman no matter what.

          • Anna Tree

            No ‘man’ biffs from behind unprovoked, a woman or a man.

        • Spartacus

          That’s actually from the UK, not the US. When I looked at the comments on youtube when I first saw it, many were using it as proof of “how islamophobic British people really are” ….

      • Anna Tree

        I dislike islam and wish for muslims to be in muslim countries and for non-white to in non-white countries but I dislike your comment. Beside, she was knocked out as a white, i am pretty sure the thug didn’t pay attention to the headscarf.

    • willbest

      pfft. The DoJ has already decided that only Whites are engaged in the Knockout Game. Everybody else its just a youthful indiscretion

      • newscomments70

        Foxnews posted a general article about the knockout game. The photo was a white fist. I couldn’t believe it. They quickly removed the story from the front page, most likely due to the outrage.

  • Druid

    “Damn the south.”
    _____________________________
    I always was grateful to have a goodoleboy next to me when I was in Vietnam…

    • Bill Moore

      Hello,

      While preparing to go out in the field, I was laying out my equipment on my bunk. While I had my back turned, two Africans were stealing some of my equipment, and I turned around and caught them.

      Don’t tell me how you were grateful for having Africans around you.

      I know better.

      Thank you,
      Bill Moore

      • Garrett Brown

        I believe he was referring to white sourherners.

        • Bill Moore

          Hello Garrett Brown,

          I stand corrected. In Pittsburgh PA, I have heard Africans referred to as “goodoleboys”. Maybe they were being sarcastic.

          Thank you,
          Bill Moore

      • Druid

        Sir, You never heard a Southerner referred to as a goodoleboy? Interesting.

        • Bill Moore

          Hello Druid,

          I stand corrected. In Pittsburgh, PA, I have heard Africans referred to as “goodoleboys”. Maybe they were being sarcastic.

          Thank you,
          Bill Moore

      • Katherine McChesney

        A ‘good old boy’ is a White Southern man.

    • Nathanwartooth

      When I read that I pictured him on his knees and shaking his fist in the air yelling “DAMN THE SOUTH!” all dramatic and crazy.

      • Rodney

        When I read that all I could think was damn HIM and all the race-traitor, pos, FOOLS like him! Get thy @$$ back to NYC and step in front of a fast moving subway damn yankee! THEN “I pictured him on his knees and shaking his fist in the air yelling “DAMN THE SOUTH!” all dramatic and crazy.”

  • Kit Ingoldby

    American blacks are the most pampered, privileged and spoilt blacks on the planet.

    Where else in the world do they get a sweeter deal?

  • David Ashton

    Before I read the article, I thought it must be from Gary Younge – keep an eye on this anti-racist racist.

  • Puggg

    First he says damn the South.

    Now he has to say damn New York.

    But that which he complains about is true everywhere in the world. So is he going to say damn Earth soon?

    • If he ever comes to the conclusion that these are all the results of natural differences, he will say:

      Goddamnit!

    • Sick of it

      Thus the left’s push for population control…they have a visceral hatred for humanity.

  • Truthseeker

    Yawn. Just the same old mantras based on the same old false premises. What it must be like living in the world of liberals, where they honestly think poverty can be eliminated and that the only explanation for inequality of any sort is active attempts at keeping people down. These people and their moral preening are quite frankly obnoxious.

    • Sick of it

      Poverty can be eliminated, but certain populations will always live in a ghetto of their own making.

      • Katherine McChesney

        “Black poverty’ is a myth. American blacks have everything they need given to them by White taxpayers.

    • Funruffian

      His pathology is that he sees how society had rejected him. He lives with a very narrow world view. He does not have world views, because he is ignorant of racial problems with Blacks in the USA let alone racial problems with Blacks in other countries.
      I’m assuming he’s Latino with his surname. I dare he go to Europe or Asia to see how they view Latinos. He would be steeped in a deeper animosity than he thinks he has it here.

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        Oh yes, Slavs hate Latinos, the word is out after they attacked and raped Polish women on the beach, then stabbed Polish men going to their aid.

    • Max

      If “helicopter Ben” had literally flown over and rained money down on these people they would continue to live in wreckage and suffer the same, or MORE violence than they do now. The neighborhoods would only have more expensive cars parked in them and they could buy more expensive stolen guns to shoot holes in them. They would continue to think like Africans and waste every free dollar poured out on them on booze, smoke, dope, sex, trinkets and never improve themselves. The self-hypnotic egalitarians have a vision of all of the “disadvantaged minorities” immediately enrolling in Ph.D programs and becoming captains of industry and champions of justice is ONLY they had the economic opportunities of privileged whites.

      Liberals are more hopeless than the people in the ghettos that they want us to live with and support.

  • dmxinc

    The comments over at the Guardian are the usual disgusting, uninformed tripe.

    • shawnmer

      Comments section was closed by the time I discovered the piece, with an above average number deleted for not meeting “community standards.”

      Judging by the pretentious, PC tripe that survived, you can be reasonably sure those were the ones which cited the most inconvenient facts.

      • Bantu_Education

        Its usually more informative to look at the “ups” and “down” – I jumped to the article and now see the Guardian doesn’t have this facility. Unless I’m mistaken they did until very recently as I recall mentioning (maybe on Amren) that I was surprised to find a lot of race-realists reading Guardian articles. I guess they got rid of the “thumbs” as it was a loophole which enabled white peoples true feeling to be revealed without censorship.

        • Bantu_Education

          Hah – I went to look again – I’m sure I was right – they had a “thumbs up/down” facility but now only have a “recommend” button, like Farcebook. So their commitment to disseminating information amounts to deleting every comment they don’t like – i.e., probably the majority in this case – and then only allowing those who already agree with their opinions to congratulate them. They might as well be a North Korean propaganda agency. How’s that for lying liberal hypocrisy..!!

  • bigone4u

    What a fine propaganda piece. As the violins play in the background, one is almost moved to tears to think of all the terrible white racism that’s holding blacks down. Then reality intrudes–the knockout game, Worldstar Hip Hop, IQ studies, lack of educational achievement, the list of that which is real is long. The poopaganda stinks.

  • dd121

    The real problem is that the country isn’t racist enough.

    • Alexandra1973

      I was going to say that exact thing on that article…but the comments are closed!

  • Druid

    America Is Still a Deeply Racist Country,
    ________________________________
    I hope that doesn’t change in my lifetime.

  • MekongDelta69

    Hey Chris (“I’m so morally superior to you in my own mind, it makes me laugh at you loathsome white people”) Arnade from the self-loathing, guilt-ridden Guardian – I hear there’s a house for sale in Alorton (http://www[dot]amren[dot]com/news/2014/01/unsealed-records-reveal-thug-persona-of-former-alorton-mayor/).

    I’ll tell King Mayor to hold it open for you….

    • shawnmer

      Multiple ones on that particular thread. I’m sure all of them contained salient facts.

    • Andy

      Comments for that discussion are now closed.

    • I hear there are lots of houses for sale in Alorton.

      Affordable housing, for sure.

      The only hitch is that it would have move up three spots just to get to third world status.

  • Chris Granzow XI

    These people have absolutely no idea what they’re talking about. It’s like they’ve never been around any non-white people except for the ones they see on tv. It’s like they have no idea about the large amount of violence and hatred directed at whites simply because they’re white. And they have no idea that this hatred for whites is not marginal in the slightest, but widespread and common among even “prominent” blacks. I have a theory that most of these white people that talk like this have no idea about race or “racism” at all, but they don’t want to look dumb or out of style, so they just babble on and regurgitate random nonsense they’ve heard other people say (mostly black people) while they’re in public in order to keep the charade going.

    • DNA Explains It All

      In the coming festivities these “useless idiots” will be little more than worm food.

      • Non Humans

        Target Practice!

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          Indeed, in the coming race wars, whites who are on the fence will have two choices. One is to join in the fight and kill or expel our racial enemies. The other is to be killed as enemy collaborators, which is what will happen to useful idiot whites.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    This author, like all Liberals, can only ever see the outcome difference between blacks and whites as racism. The author needs to realize that the black side of town is poor no matter where she lives not because of poverty, but because that is the community that blacks create. It is not the responbility of whites to change, nor is there evidence that whites can.

    • Chris Granzow XI

      Exactly. Equality of opportunity doesn’t guarantee equality of outcome.

    • sbuffalonative

      Zimbabwe, Haiti, East St. Louis, Liberia, Sudan, Detroit, etal. It doesn’t matter if it’s a nation in Africa or a neighborhood in the US; one common factor, the same outcome.

  • Luca

    He is so indoctrinated all he can do is spout the liberal progressive propaganda which states: “Every bad thing associated with black people is caused by White racism”.

    Not very intelligent, not very truthful, not practical, irrational and without a shred of evidence.

    It is a lie so big and bold that it could only have originated from a liberal intellectual and can only be believed by a useful idiot.

  • Spartacus

    “It was nothing compared to what the blacks in town had to endure.”

    ——————————————————————————————————————–

    Was it worse than this ?

    • DNA Explains It All

      Good layout work, please don’t forget to send this over to the New York Times, I am sure they somehow missed all of these.

    • DNA Explains It All

      Seeing these sure makes me cling to my guns a lot tighter. When order breaks I WILL BAG MY LIMIT.

      • Luca

        There is no limit.

        • DNA Explains It All

          Wasn’t wanting to deprive any others of their trophy buck. Though you’re probably right, this go is freezer filling time.

    • Truth Teller

      Proof the school system is teaching racial hatred against whites. Ironically, whites are hated more today because of what leftists teach in the schools and media.

    • Bantu_Education

      Nkosi Thandiwe is an Azanian name. What was he doing in college with an IQ in the 70’s most probably?

      • Spartacus

        Affirmative action.

  • ncpride

    I read the first few sentences of this hogwash, and refuse to go any further. I’m just not in the mood to get that disgusted and angry tonight.

    • MekongDelta69

      That’s how I usually feel, b/c it’s all b.s. spewed out by the mentally deranged.

      However – once in a blue moon – I make an exception to the rule. This was SO over the top, that it went beyond anger and disgust. I was actually laughing (I kid you not). This is one of those ‘keepers’ you send around to all your friends, to show them who is a prime candidate for Bellevue or Creedmoor (mental hospitals).

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      Agreed. This is over the top.

    • libertarian1234

      Same here.

      But I didn’t need to read further once it was plain this character was an out-of-touch
      fool and could contribute nothing interesting or worthwhile, and I know pretty much by memory what he would be lamenting.

    • DNA Explains It All

      Couldn’t get though enough of it to even comment on it intelligently either, so my usual half thought mess will have to suffice.

  • Eagle_Eyed

    Typical nonsense. His evidence is one person’s use of “Niqqer” and the fact that whites have nicer stuff than blacks.

    • Alexandra1973

      Pfft. I have an old 32″ TV whose on/off switch doesn’t work (have to use a remote), a DVD/VCR combo that destroys VCR tapes instead of playing them, and I was FINALLY able to get a new bed for my son. And no doubt a lot of them have the latest gadgets, gizmos, and doodads. Not that I want them, just pointing out that not all us whites have better stuff.

      I’m happy with my Sims games and 3-year-old computer.

    • Sick of it

      I’ve seen blacks and Hispanics driving around in fancy new cars (courtesy of the U.S. government) while I’m still driving an old, rundown car which may kick out on me at any time.

      • Alexandra1973

        I have a 1997 Grand Caravan, had it since 2002.

        Just paid $700 for a new rack due to a power steering leak. Could have been worse, the local shop wanted to charge me $850…good thing I have friends who know where the deals are!

        I know the feeling though. You don’t want to ask what’ll go wrong with it next….

  • JohnEngelman

    It took me seeing one black teen thrown against a bodega wall by cops, for no reason, to erase much of the image of seeing Obama elected. It took the unsolved murder of a 15-year-old Hunts Point girl, a girl my middle daughter’s age, to make me viscerally understand how lucky my children are.

    – Chris Arnade, Guardian (London), January 12, 2014

    His children are lucky because they do not live in or near a black neighborhood, and because they do not attend predominantly black public schools.

    • AutomaticSlim

      Hunts Point is more hispanic than black, but same difference.
      It’s known for 2 things, streetwalkers and drugs.

      Oh, and crime, lots and lots of violent crime.
      But to libs like the author, that’s not the fault of the residents, for some reason…

  • JohnEngelman

    I eventually moved to New York City to work on Wall Street.

    – Chris Arnade, Guardian (London), January 12, 2014

    Affluent whites come in to contact with few blacks. These few are either exceptional, or they occupy subordinate positions without resentment.

    This causes even affluent conservatives to have an unrealistically benign opinion of blacks in general.

    • Alexandra1973

      They see the exceptions and want to make it the rule.

    • shawnmer

      By the guy’s own admission, he never saw the impoverished black neighborhood because, like most “progressive” big cities, all their blacks are neatly tucked away in ghettos that basically allow them to stay out of sight and out of mind, leaving hipster whites free to seize on the talented, non-violent handful they interact with, and feed their own self righteousness in condemning Southern “racism.” You know, the Southerners who see the intolerable black norms by spending lifetimes living around them in critical-mass numbers.

      • JohnEngelman

        The civil rights legislation was forced on whites with extensive experience with blacks by whites with little experience.

        It has to be said that segregationists did a poor job of getting their message out. It was difficult to convince whites with little knowledge of blacks that blacks are inherently dangerous and criminal when non violent civil rights demonstrators were jeered at, beaten up, and sometimes murdered by segregationist mobs.

        By the time the black ghetto riots in northern cities began to give northern whites a more complex image of blacks the civil rights movement had acquired too much momentum to be stopped.

        • Luca

          How could segregationists get out any message but the one the liberal media published?

          Just like today, the media glosses over black-on-White crime but makes a national treasure out of a Trayvon thug.

          • JohnEngelman

            During the early 1960’s William Buckley was on the Tonight Show, which was hosted by Jack Parr at the time.

            William Buckley said African blacks were not ready for independence. Jack Parr asked him when they would be ready. William Buckley replied, “As soon as they stop eating each other.” The audience laughed and cheered. That was broadcast nationwide.

            Messages like that could go out back then. However, they were less impressive than news reports of segregationists trying to burn freedom riders to death.

          • DNA Explains It All

            Yeah, international headlines screaming for “Justice for Trayvon”, when they knew full well that Mr Zimmerman had already arranged it.

        • Tom B.

          I have a brother-in-law from up north. A great guy in most ways, typically educated beyond his intelligence but still a good man—but the poor fellow has no common sense whatsoever!! For the last forty years or so he worked at a job dealing with large numbers of poor blacks every day. There is probably no way to count how many times the police were called to deal with violent blacks that he was trying to work with and help. To this day, and he is in his 70’s he still upholds and spouts the liberal mantra just like the man who wrote this article. I ask you guys from the North—WHAT DO THEY PUT IN THE FRIGGIN KOOL-AID UP THERE? I cannot come up with any other explanation–liberals have got to be insane!!

          • MikeofAges

            People believe that economic distress inevitably leads to increased social pathology. But the problem today is not racism, or even historical racism. The problem is not enough unskilled and semi skilled jobs. Limited jobs for limited people. The other thing is, the key word is “increased”. Along with that goes the word “decreased”. Better economic circumstances would decrease social pathology. Decrease. Not alter. Not change. Not eliminate. Just decrease.

            If people like your brother in law would realize that moving people from the underclass or the lowest rungs of the lower middle class to the upper rungs of the lower middle class is probably all that can be achieved, they might come up with an agenda you could sign on with.

            Trayvon Martin was a classic lower middle class kid. People like that, the best you can do most of the time is improve their station within the lower middle class. That’s what I’m talking about.

    • DudeWheresMyCountry?

      Do you realize you say the same things, even use the same words consistently over and over? Don’t you realize you are speaking to the same populace? You write as if your reading bullet points from a script. It seems you don’t realize the inherent simplicity of your few repeated sentences and keep repeating them to a blank wall like a confused robot.

  • bubo

    Typical Disingenuous White Liberal status whoring. People like him will tell anyone within earshot how much better they are than “the wrong type of whites.” He seeks the affirmation of those whom he considers his betters, and they certainly aren’t black or brown.

    • Kenner

      ‘Moral Exhibitionism’.

  • Conrad

    I do not know of any people that have done more to help their ex slaves than white people. Tell me of one such group, if you can.
    Such people make assumptions based on their own, usually a preconditioned and erroneous, emotional standpoint and then proceed from there to a comfortable conclusion. Voila! Circular reasoning.

    “Begging the question means “assuming the conclusion (of an argument)”, a type of circular reasoning. This is an informal fallacy where the conclusion that one is attempting to prove is included in the initial premises of an argument, often in an indirect way that conceals this fact.[1]
    The term “begging the question” originated in the 16th century as a mistranslation of Latin petitio principii “assuming the initial point”.[2] In modern vernacular usage, “to beg the question” more frequently is used to mean “to raise the question” (as in “This begs the question of whether …”) or “to dodge the question”.[2]”
    Wikipedia.

  • So CAL Snowman

    So racism is to blame for all of the poor and impoverished White people in America? Head meet butt.

  • c684570

    All the more reason to stop coming here.

  • Whitetrashgang

    He leaves out how theses low IQ people from maternal societies never did anything when in their own societies. How come white people have invented 97 percent of things on the planet? GFY

  • John K

    Too bad this imbecile didn’t kick the bucket along with his sorry excuse for a father; his kind ruin it for everyone.

    People in the south weren’t racist, they knew how to deal with blacks in order to keep them in line. Segregation existed because they knew that blacks could not co-exist with whites.

    America is racist today because of the hateful black vermin who want to get a free ride at the expense of white people.

  • OhWow

    Show me another place in the world where a minority race commits over 50% of all violent crime nationally as only 5% of the population and gets so many benefits and privileges as well as protected from the media. Good luck, you’ll need it.

  • OhWow

    Show me another place in the world where a minority race commits over 50% of all violent crime nationally as only 5% of the population and gets so many benefits and privileges as well as protected from the media. Good luck, you’ll need it.

  • Allan477

    When will Blacks get it through their thick skulls that their ancestors were enslaved by black Africans and freed by White Americans?

    • newscomments70

      You can tell them that until you’re blue in the face. They will still only believe what happened in the fictional series, “Roots”. If you keep pressing them with facts and statistics, they will smash you in the side of the head with a blunt object. That’s how they “win” debates.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Never, that’s when. Neither do they nor will they understand far more whites were enslaved by the very same people than they were. They will never understand that blacks, Muslims and those who cannot be names have conspired to sell millions of Africans and Slavs into slavery.

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    Chris Arnade is a fascist tool. The UK is one of the most racist nation Ive lived in, and Blacks are some of the most racist people Ive ever met.

    • newscomments70

      If you left such a comment and backed it up with facts and statistics…your comment would be thrown into the memory hole.

    • Non Humans

      People?

      • DNA Explains It All

        Used in it’s BROADEST sense, maybe, I guess, kinda. Ok for argument’s sake.

  • Rusty Shackelford

    I bet this guy has never set foot in Appalachia, where the white people who live there in real poverty would trade for the “poverty” of inner city blacks in a second.

  • galtonian

    Dr. Chris Arnade is the quintessential super high IQ kind of guy. He earned a PhD in theoretical physics at Johns Hopkins and then he immediately became a high paid quant at Solomon Bros Investment bank in Manhattan. Now he is an analyst at Citibank. Chris Arnade’s IQ is probably well north of 140 so Chris probably has a bit of a hard time fathoming the mental limitations of those with IQs south of 95.

    Chris Arnade’s father was the late Dr. Charles Arnade, a well known liberal history professor at FSU Tampa who was from a German Jewish family that resided in China during the 1940s.

    Professor Arnade and his family lived north of Tampa in a Pasco County suburban village called “San Antonio” (The racial makeup of the village was 97.25% White, 1.07% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.41% of the population; the median income for a family was $58,750). Chris Arnade attended an upscale private Catholic high school (probably the “St. Anthony Catholic School, est. 1884”), of course because the Arnades wanted to maximize young Chris’s exposure to socioeconomic and ethnoracial diversity which was apparently unavailable at the public schools.

    “In my Florida hometown, there is a train track that splits the town into two colors. When we passed into the black section of town, even if I were lying in the back of the station wagon, I knew it. The gravel roads would wake me, and I could basically smell poverty through the windows.”

    Here Chris Arnade is probably referring to Dade City which is about 40% Black and Hispanic and in Dade City the median income for a family was only $31,148. But remember Chris Arnade’s actual hometown is the nearby posh village of San Antonio that is nearly all white and has a median family income nearly twice as high as in Dade City.

    • Max

      Well, as Jared Taylor says: “Only very intelligent people can be THAT stupid”.

    • Katherine McChesney

      ‘… and I could basically smell poverty through the windows.”

      That is the most phoney remark in the whole article. What he most likely smelled was the stench coming from rotting garbage.

  • Max

    “Gone is the overt, violent, and legal racism of my childhood. It has been replaced by a subtler version.”

    And gone are the days when America was a world center of industry and literate whites could live their lives in relative safety among their own kind. It has been replaced with the harassment and denigration of whites with no subtlety whatever.

  • Steve Randolph

    What is astounding to me is how a race, usually black or Hispanic, can move into a nice well kept neighborhood and within a few years totally destroy the entire area. Buildings boarded up, businesses closed, houses empty or barely habitable. It speaks volumes about a group of people that time and time again destroy their own homes.

    • Brian

      Like this?

      • Alexandra1973

        I should send a copy of that image to my mom. It gives you the reason for white flight, and the reason our major cities are war zones.

    • saxonsun

      A few years?! You’re being quite generous.

  • Steve Randolph

    BS. If you believe that then you are totally blind to truth.

    • Non Humans

      Pssssssst… he was being sarcastic.

  • Ziva David

    People don’t hate blacks just for chits and grins! It is because of the amount of blatant crime all perpetrated by blacks, and their steadfast denial of responsibilty.

    • Erasmus

      I was a “progressive” until I was mugged by reality.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Not to mention their violent racism towards us. The only racism I see is on the part of non-whites against whites, the worst being on the part of those who cannot be named. In Eastern Europe they killed as many as 100 million whites when they ruled the Soviet Union.

  • Brian

    The Force of Delusion is strong with this one.

    • Max

      But he has turned to “the Dark Side”.

  • TXCriollo

    Ive hit my last bit of tolerance for these anti white folk. I never understood how they are so smart about all this racism but they grew up in all white areas and went to all white schools? I have one of those im my office where I work, he is a homosexual supremacist, anti white anti conservative, and he is getting on my last nerve. He is one of the managers in the office, now I am a agent so i dont really lisiten to him, but he has a tim wise book that he keeps in his office white like me. He told me to read it, it will help me since i am to southern. I just said I have my way of life you got yours and your being really intolerant I think i will file a complaint

  • Max

    That point typically goes nowhere because the standard response involves blacks having been exploited by whites at some time, no matter where you may point out their consistent failure.

    Liberals can, in the same coversation point out that blacks are every bit as intellectually and socially capable as the whitest whites, whites are a minority on the planet, yet whites have oppressed “peoples of color” all through history to this day. One guy actually argued that the pivotal element in white exploitation of all other races was “gunpowder” completely disregarding of course every Anglo European accomplishment before about 1400. They find no illogic in this.

  • Max

    And the left wants all three-billion to come to the US for “asylum” of one sort or another.

  • RyanP

    If blacks have it so bad in America because of racism then I guess we can expect them to thrive in a more “progressive” and “tolerant” white society. Well the experiment is currently taking place. Does the world today provide a more left wing ideal than Sweden? Lets all sit back and watch how Africans fail to assimilate into Swedish culture. It will be amusing. It will also be aggravating to listen to yet another left wing excuse for why it isn’t working.

    • TXCriollo

      They dont assimilate into any culter

  • WR_the_realist

    The usual liberal hooey. Sorry Mr. Anade, but blacks really are less intelligent and less skilled on average than other groups. And the poisonous culture that they have themselves created is what holds back those blacks who do have some intelligence.

    It took the unsolved murder of a 15-year-old Hunts Point girl, a girl
    my middle daughter’s age, to make me viscerally understand how lucky my
    children are.

    No doubt the murderer of that 15 year old girl is black, and no doubt one of the reasons the murder is unsolved is because of the no-snitch policy enforced in black ghettos — by other blacks.

  • Vinita Thonen

    I certainly hope that was sarcasm. Because if you believe that, you are part of the problem.

  • Anon

    As punishment for his lies, this guy should be forced to live in a black neighborhood for an entire year and not leave.

  • Lagerstrom

    I didn’t make it one-third down this time. What a sickening wanker!

  • kjh64

    Yes, but Sweden doesn’t have as many Blacks as the US. If they did, their “endless welfare” state would go broke very quickly.

  • DLRisVH

    Just another “white guilt” suffering leftylibtard (YAWN), I couldn’t finish the article due to severe nausea after reading the first 5 paragraphs. I have to wonder if this clown lives in an all black neighborhood, or is he tucked away in a nice safe secure 95% white neighborhood?

    • Erasmus

      I WISH America were still a deeply “racist” country. If it were, we wouldn’t be giving so much air time to clueless blowhards like Winfrey, Jackson or Obama but condemning the widespread dysfunctional behavior of African Americans, instead of celebrating it.

  • Raw England

    *Vomit*

  • shmo123

    Oh go change your diaper, you pathetic little twerp.

  • Bantu_Education

    Parasites

  • HLH

    you are a spoiled white liberal fool. nobama has created mor racial bias and tension than anyone in the US ever has. He looks the other way when there is black on white crime, black on black crime, but screams he could have been my son when there is preceived white on black crime. You are a pompous ass.

  • HLH

    holder would have interceded and gave him probation and 20 hours of ACORN community service!

  • Bantu_Education

    And so does Italy, as Minister of Diversity or Truth, or whatever..!

  • Max

    You may re-read and detect a note of sarcasm in my post.

  • Garrett Brown

    If you are afraid to defend your life or let some negro talk about your wife’s body in public without a word to him because you don’t want to be “racist”, you are a coward.

    • LACounty

      A black guy usually says that when he’s got 2 or 3 of his buddies with him. Never one on one unless he outweighs the White by 50+ lbs. They’re always tough IN GROUPS. There’s a big fat line between brave and stupid.

      • Caledwych

        Wow,now that you mentioned it,how very true.I have NEVER seen a black confront a white unless in large groups.Back in my youth(70’s-80’s)we disparaged guys who ganged up a lone victim as n***** fighters”.
        This doesn’t negate the fact that another poster brings—-white males need to cowboy up and start being MEN again.I see too many flabby,emasculate beta-male metrosexuals prancing around these days.Contrary to MSM propaganda,white women like their men to be—voila!!—-MEN!!!Be chivalrous and tough when the sitrep demands!

      • Garrett Brown

        You’ve been brainwashed

        Search “fights of the week” on worldstar. There are TONS of one on one fights, including whites against blacks of all sizes.

        • LACounty

          Let it go, Garrett. We don’t agree. I won’t call you brainwashed or a clown. Move on.

          • Garrett Brown

            You aren’t a clown, just brainwashed. If you are active what so ever in society the past 40 years you would find that your assumptions of how things work in conflict between whites and blacks are incorrect. I provided proof to support that fact.

          • LACounty

            I’m not assuming jack. The average black guy on the street will back down to the average white guy on the street, more times than not, all things being equal, ie., not three blacks vs one white. When a white guy gets aggressive the black guy will often back down. I wasn’t suggesting you thought I was a clown. I’ll leave it at that other than so say you have no clue what my experience has been, and I haven’t been in your shoes.

          • Garrett Brown

            Again, that simply isn’t true. Blacks dominate whites in fights simply because the white person is so terrified of the black person from television or what his pears say. Go to fight websites, be enlightened.

  • newscomments70

    Possibly in a fictional movie, but not in reality. I read that book actually…it was fiction though. Name a real instance of this happening. Post a link of the news article, please. (something within the last 20 years please, not a general wikipedia article) You can easily post a link by replacing the “.com” with “(dot)com”.

    • Guest
      • newscomments70

        One of the many problems with these statistics is that all hispanic criminals are classified as “white” by the FBI. According to the FBI, hispanic criminals do not exist. Incarceration rates for non-whites are high because they commit more crimes. Sentences for violent criminals of minority background are shockingly mild. It’s common in integrated high schools for black students to rape white female students. The punishment is often only probation or a few months in juvenile hall. The black offenders are usually released back into the same school with the victim. The white victim is then further taunted and harassed by non-white students. Here is an article about a white girl from Ireland who was gang-raped by black youths in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The perps only received probation. They were released back into her high school. The story, like many others, was buried by liberal media, but here is one of the few existing links:

        http://www.liveleak(dot)com/view?i=eb8_1261875040

        • Guest

          The US has seen a surge in arrests and putting people in jail over the last four decades. Most of the reason is the war on drugs. Yet whites and blacks engage in drug offenses, possession and sales, at roughly comparable rates – according to a report on race and drug enforcement published by Human Rights Watch in May 2008. While African Americans
          comprise 13% of the US population and 14% of monthly drug users they are 37% of the people arrested for drug offenses – according to 2009 Congressional testimony by Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project.

          Once arrested, blacks are more likely to remain in prison awaiting trial than whites. For example, the New York state division of criminal justice did a 1995 review of disparities in processing felony arrests and found that in some parts of New York blacks are 33% more likely to be detained awaiting felony trials than whites facing felony trials.

          The police stop blacks and Latinos at rates that are
          much higher than whites. In New York City, where people of color make up about half of the population, 80% of the NYPD stops were of blacks and Latinos. When whites were stopped, only 8% were frisked. When blacks and Latinos are stopped 85% were frisked according to information provided by the NYPD. The same is true most other places as well. In a California study, the ACLU found blacks are three times more likely to be stopped than whites.

          Remember that the US leads the world in putting our own people into jail and prison. The New York Times reported in 2008 that the US has five percent of the world’s population but a quarter of the world’s prisoners, over 2.3 million people behind bars, dwarfing other nations. The US rate of incarceration is five to eight times higher than other highly developed countries and black males are the largest percentage of inmates according to ABC News.

          • newscomments70

            I feel badly if an innocent black or hispanic is profiled by the police. The challenge is, those demographic groups commit the most crimes. Furthermore, loud music, tinted windows, rims, etc will attract the police more than a well-dressed white guy in a nondescript car. When my brother was a teenager, he dressed like a thug. He was often pulled over by the police (he’s white, by the way). A friend of mine, who is a policeman in the LA area, claimed that more than half of the blacks and hispanics he pulls over possess heavy drugs and weapons….it’s not just a little bit of weed.

            I do agree with you somewhat on the fairness of this issue. LA and similar are full of white homosexuals that are drug users and dealers. They are targeted less by police because of their white skin. I believe this is wrong. They should be treated equally to non-white criminals.

          • 1. Dealing crack is a drug crime, and possessing weed is also a drug crime. Get the picture?

            2. White drug users and dealers tend to be more discrete and tend not to call attention to themselves.

            3. Decisions on whether to grant bail and how high or low that bail should be has a lot to do with, among other things, the arrestee’s previous criminal history.

            4. The SQF race stats from New York is about on par with the race stats for the commission of violent crime. In fact, NYC officials have admitted that they deliberately SQF more whites and Asians than they need to or would want to, in order to shut the civil rights vultures up, though it really didn’t work. I also think that some law abiding white people in NY have volunteered to be frequent SQF subjects just to pump up the number of whites stopped using SQF, because they want the same thing, for the civil rights vultures to shut up and for SQF to remain. But the oil driller is mayor now, and SQF is on its way out.

            5. I’m really shocked that in a country with a lot of black men and at least a semi-functional criminal justice system, that there are going to be a lot of black men in jail and prison.

          • LACounty

            How does Diversity benefit Whites?

          • Max

            Yes, admittedly, we still have work to do.

            There are still millions of dangerous blacks and Hispanics roaming our streets and we have inadequate prison space and deportation mechanisms.

        • “White”

    • Guest

      African Americans are frequently illegally excluded from criminal jury service according to a June 2010 study released by the Equal Justice Initiative.
      For example in Houston County, Alabama, 8 out of 10
      African Americans qualified for jury service have been struck by
      prosecutors from serving on death penalty cases.

      • They usually don’t even show up. The last time I went for jury duty, the non-whites in Colorado Springs were all Koreans.

      • newscomments70

        Our justice system is full of white liberals and affirmative action appointees (blacks and other non-whites). They typically favor the black defendant and treat the white defendants with prejudice. Blacks are know to avoid jury duty; furthermore, their judgement is usually tribal. They will not consider facts, but simply support the black defendant and demonize the white defendant. i.e. OJ Simpson was obviously guilty, but a mostly black jury found him innocent. On the converse, if a white defendant defends his life against the black violent criminal, he will probably be imprisoned by our court system.

      • If the defendant is black, then the prosecution is not allowed to do preemptory challenges of prospective black jurors during VD, re Federal civil rights laws.

        If blacks are dismissed from capital punishment trials, it is because they have probably openly displayed their opposition to the death penalty.

  • ncpride

    Nonsense. This is not the ‘Indian’s’ continent either. They are of Asian decent. There is growing evidence that European people were here first, but regardless, ‘Indians’ walked here just like everyone else sailed here. They didn’t just spring up out of the ground.

  • model1911

    It is ok, they were not using it much.

  • Guest

    The south is still pretty racist i’ll admit

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    Black Man Found Hanging from a Tree in Jersey City, New Jersey

    http://www.techyville(dot)com/2013/08/news/black-man-found-hanging-from-a-tree-in-jersey-city-new-jersey/

    • LACounty

      Only one?

  • Garrett Brown

    “Blacks one on one are afraid on average when in confrontation”.

    You know that is nowhere near true. Anyone can go to YouTube, world star hiphop or any other related site and immediately see that isn’t even close to being accurate. I would link tons of examples right now if they didnt have to be approved by mods.

    Strength has hardly anything to do with a fight unless you’re on the ground. Power in punching/striking doesn’t come from strength, it comes from technique. I assume by your comments you haven’t been in many violent altercations yourself, maybe that’s why you have these opinions.

    Again, you either live in all white suburbs or fantasy land. There are news stories every day of blacks being arrested for fighting each other and whites/mestizos.

    • LACounty

      Let’s agree to disagree. Perhaps I’ve simply been around tougher Whites in my 54 years than you have.

      • Garrett Brown

        Most definitely white were tougher in the 40s, 50s, and 60s.

        • LACounty

          I agree. I think part of it has to do with the fact that the government let Whites do whatever they had to do to protect themselves from blacks including segregation. Segregation was there to protect Whites. Blacks will kill, rape, and eat, anything. We’re dealing with a completely different mindset. You remove people from recent jungle activity and you can’t just force them to evolve. You say N***** at work and you’re fired. All laws protect blacks now when it comes to race. So we’re fighting the government, blacks, illegals and their supporters, and libs. There are still plenty of us but we need a plan. I’m moving to the Midwest after the market here maxes out. Probably 3-5 years.

          • Garrett Brown

            I can’t believe a white person would still live in southern California, no matter how far the suburb or how high the walls.

          • LACounty

            You might if you had 80 yr old parents close by that refuse to move, and one kid attending a major local university.

          • Garrett Brown

            Why do they refuse? Too much hassle or are they more liberal minded?

          • LACounty

            They are old and set in their ways. Not liberal at all. Interesting thing that many old white folks stay. They have what few old friends and family they have left, and their hobbies/places..

  • Garrett Brown

    If you allow your wife and kids to be called names and essentially “spit” on (which might literally happen) then you are a coward.

  • Some blacks claim we dump our trash in their neighborhoods.

    We recycle all of the glass, paper, cardboard, and steel at curbside pickup every other week. Plastic bags go to the recycle bin at King Soopers or Wal Mart. I take the aluminum to a place that pays me for it. Kitchen scraps like spent coffee grounds go in the compost bucket for the vegetable garden.

    Because we reuse and recycle, the three of us produce so little genuine trash that we put a can out only every two or three months.

  • Garrett Brown

    “Being a combat veteran” = you aren’t a combat veteran. Have a nice day poser, you dishonor our veterans

    • Marineaks

      Now you’re a liar as well as a moron.

  • FransSusan

    Whine, whine, whine. What a stupid, useless essay. Who is this idiot Chris Arnade? He must live in a dream world of his own imagination and thinks he’s being noble writing this crap. I grew up in the south in the 50s and 60s, pre-integration. Whites never mistreated blacks. Before integration the majority of whites weren’t paying any attention to blacks. Whites struggled to provide for themselves, studied diligently and worked hard to get ahead. Whites were too busy working and being responsible for themselves; no one was sitting around thinking of ways to torment blacks. We didn’t give them a second thought. Why would we. If one had any thought about race at all, one would have assumed that everyone, including blacks, was working and being responsible for themselves, too. Geez. This never-ending, bleeding-heart, white liberal whining about poor, down-trodden minorities and horrible, abusive whites is just proof that blacks are never going to be responsible for themselves.

  • FransSusan

    You make some good points, Bill, but I don’t believe they have the IQ for that sort of thinking. I believe they’ve been brainwashed by the likes of stupids such as Lyndon Johnson and his ilk and Jackson/Sharpton and their ilk.

  • FransSusan

    Good point: “The human condition is precarious everywhere, and not everything is some big scheme of racism.” That’s a fact that the DWLs won’t face.

  • Truth Teller

    Guess he has never been in a government building or public school with a work force of 60 to 90 percent black and non White employees.

  • Truth Teller

    I don’t believe Arnade actually saw a black youf thrown up against a wall by cops. Considering the huge number of affirmative action cops, if he did see this I doubt it was White cops.
    I’m old enough to remember when liberals claimed that the replacement of the merit civil service system would end black crime. Their theory was that there was actually little black crime. The reason statistics showed so much black crime was that hundreds of innocent blacks were arrested and convicted every year by racist White police and prosecutors.
    40 years later when the police, prosecutors and Judges are heavily affirmative action minority, the black crime statistics are just as bad. But the liberals still blame White racism even in 70 percent black cities.

  • It’s funny how the Left postures that the USA is a “nation of immigrants” but refuses to acknowledge that Europeans came here as the first White immigrants since the Solutreans. They can’t have it both ways, but that’s never stopped them from trying.

  • FransSusan

    I don’t believe it. If that had happened it would be on every news purveyor on the planet and that story would be exploited to the max for years.