Black People Duped

Walter Williams, CNS News, March 4, 2014

People in the media and academia are mostly leftists hellbent on growing government and controlling our lives. Black people, their politicians and civil rights organizations have become unwitting accomplices. The leftist pretense of concern for the well-being of black people confers upon them an aura of moral superiority and, as such, gives more credibility to their calls for increasing government control over our lives.

Ordinary black people have been sold on the importance of electing blacks to high public office. After centuries of black people having been barred from high elected office, no decent American can have anything against their wider participation in our political system.

For several decades, blacks have held significant political power, in the form of being mayors and dominant forces on city councils in major cities such as Philadelphia, Detroit, Washington, Memphis, Tenn., Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans, Oakland, Calif., Newark, N.J., and Cincinnati. In these cities, blacks have held administrative offices such as school superintendent, school principal and chief of police. Plus, there’s the precedent-setting fact of there being 44 black members of Congress and a black president.

What has this political power meant for the significant socio-economic problems faced by a large segment of the black community? Clearly, it has done little or nothing for academic achievement; the number of black students scoring proficient is far below the national average. It is a disgrace—and ought to be a source of shame—to know that the average white seventh- or eighth-grader can run circles around the average black 12th-grader in most academic subjects.


Each year, roughly 7,000—and as high as 9,000—blacks are murdered. Ninety-four percent of the time, the murderer is another black person. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between 1976 and 2011, there were 279,384 black murder victims. Contrast this with the fact that black fatalities during the Korean War (3,075), Vietnam War (7,243) and wars since 1980 (about 8,200) total about 18,500.

Young black males have a greater chance of reaching maturity on the battlefields than on the streets of Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Oakland, Newark and other cities. {snip}

Most of the problems faced by the black community have their roots in a black culture that differs significantly from the black culture of yesteryear. {snip}


The cultural problems that affect many black people are challenging and not pleasant to talk about, but incorrectly attributing those problems to racism and racial discrimination, a need for more political power, and a need for greater public spending condemns millions of blacks to the degradation and despair of the welfare state.

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  • Luca

    Anywhere in the world you have a black politician running a city, state or country, you can rest assured they are running it straight into the ground through, ignorance, incompetence, waste, fraud, abuse and corruption. Or in the case of Obama: All of the above.

    • APaige

      The Black leadership (an oxymoron in of itself) paradigm is between the’ big chief’ and ‘big thief’ mentality.

      • DNA Explains It All

        By “big chief” I am thinking you mean the HNIC?

    • soul hunter

      The places I see where black culture thrives best is in the shanty towns they construct which resemble the African tribal village lay out of straw and mud huts.. Surprisingly these shanty towns look the same wherever poor people dwell in large numbers whether it be Haiti or Nigeria Africa.. It’s curious though blacks somehow tolerate crime within their communities better than their race counterparts,, from what i gather black justice is different .. but it works for them .. I will always think segregation is the natural order of things

      • Luca

        There is a perfectly good reason for this genius of black urban planning. Having so many houses so close together simply makes them easier to rob.

      • BonV.Vant

        That picture reinforces my belief that “culture” and “technology” are totally genetic. It makes me think how programmed we are by DNA. Behaviors , thoughts and emotions may seem like they are under our control but I suspect that may only be the case for white people, and then only perhaps 50% of the time. Why do I think this? Well it is known that different species of ants or bees or termites build different shaped structures, but that these are very consistent for each species. Here we see what blacks build, even thought the materials are supplied by white civilization and even though they have surely been made aware of the notion of a grid plan.

      • Brian

        Section 8 prototype?

  • Spartacus

    “Most of the problems faced by the black community have their roots in a
    black culture that differs significantly from the black culture of
    yesteryear. ”


    All culture is based in biology . In the darkies’ case, “culture” is a pretty big stretch, since a real culture has a determined and stable form, while every black country/city/town/neighborhood on the face of the earth is a chaotic warzone and nothing else . When there are Whites around to keep them a little in line, it looks almost like a human habitation. When there are no Whites to keep them under control, it’s just a post-apocalyptic scene of the monstrosities lumbering around, killing each other, raping each other, eating each other all day long .

    • JohnEngelman

      I would rather they blame it on black culture than white racism. Maybe some day it will be safe to suggest in public that the black genome is responsible.

  • So CAL Snowman

    “It is a disgrace—and ought to be a source of shame—to know that the
    average white seventh- or eighth-grader can run circles around the
    average black 12th-grader in most academic subjects.”

    To be fair, most cats and dogs run circles around the average black 12th grader in most academic subjects.

    • Fathercoughlin

      ARE there any black 12th graders? I would think by the time they get to 12th grade they are either in prison,dead or busy teaching their grandkids how to shoplift.

      • DNA Explains It All

        You forget about “reform schools”, I am sure this is where those “hens teeth” 12th grader blacks hide.

    • superlloyd3 coon

      This correlates almost exactly with the IQ gap when expressing average IQ’s by race in terms of average mental ages by race. That’s to say a four year gap between the average white and the average negro. No surprise here.

  • I have seen more than my fair share of black politicians and their AA appointees at work. In nearly every case, they have been ignorant, dumb, crude, and arrogant. The reporter writes “…no decent American can have anything against their wider participation in our political system.” I do, so call me Mr. Indecent.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      So do I.

      When the Founders decided to count blacks as 3/5 of a citizen they were being overly generous.

    • BonV.Vant

      So do I

  • dd121

    Walter, do you know what happened to those places where blacks are in power? Let’s start with Detroit, East St Louis, Hati, Rhodesia, South Africa.

    • Singh1699

      40% drop in income, goes from top 30 hdi to bottom third.

      Life expectancy for south african blacks drops from on par with europe to I forget what.

      This white statistics guy did a video on it.

  • Puggg

    What has this political power meant for the significant socio-economic problems faced by a large segment of the black community? Clearly, it has done little or nothing for academic achievement; the number of black students scoring proficient is far below the national average. It is a disgrace—and ought to be a source of shame—to know that theaverage white seventh- or eighth-grader can run circles around the average black 12th-grader in most academic subjects.

    Just because some black people can win an election or two here and there does not change human nature, or genetics, or DNA.

  • So CAL Snowman

    The title of this article (like so many countless others) is inherently misleading. “Black People Duped” implies that if that blacks weren’t “duped” they would be just as successful and amazing as White people. Sorry Walter, “duped” or not your race is an evolutionary dead end.

    The thing that bothers me so much about men like Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell, etc. is that hey call a spade a spade, but they imply that it has to do with genetics. In their minds they truly believe that the black man can achieve all that the White man can. Sowell and Williams NEVER mention all of the great inventions and innovations of the White man compared to the black man. They never mention how the White man invented the automobile, the airplane, the computer, etc,. while blacks have invented the super soaker and not much else. It’s like they are just intelligent enough to not be ruled by their infantile black emotions, but not intelligent enough to understand the arguments for genetic diversity and the bell curve.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      The last time a negro was ever honest about black inferiority was over a hundred years ago. In The American Negro: What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become (1901), William Hannibal Thomas wrote:

      This racial problem must be met in sheer self-defence. The question of national preservation is involved, and it will, at some time or other, be taken up and settled. Meanwhile, no thoughtful student of sociology can survey the social conditions in the South without reaching the conclusion that the presence of the negro people has wrought sad havoc with the mental and moral habits of that section. The negro represents an intrinsically inferior type of` humanity, and one whose predominant characteristics evince an aptitude for a low order of living. While contact with civilization has superimposed on his barbarous nature a superficial conformity to its outward requirements, such contact has failed to awaken in him a rational sense of personal needs, or to arouse a genuine desire for the realities of truth and right-doing.


      The essential question involved in this matter is, What agency can effectively eradicate the admittedly vicious traits inherent in the negro people? While advice, persuasion, and exhortation have their place and function, none of them will suffice. There is no denial of the fact that negroes have been improved in knowledge and elevated in character, to a degree, through their contact with the American people; but what we do say is that such changes as have been wrought in them are purely imitative and external. Neither precept nor principle, though ever so luminous in the highest and divinest sense, can be impressed upon or inculcated in the character of a race which neither heeds admonition nor advice, and which, when compassed with elevating and refining influences, is impervious to their teachings. There is common agreement that the evil instincts of negro nature ought to be eradicated, and, as the freedman is not amenable to verbal suasion, it is our conviction that, when appeals to conscience and reason fail of response, it is our duty to back up such commands for right-doing with force. We are, moreover, seriously inclined to the belief that, in a social organism of fixed ethical standards, all indwelling, non-conforming inferior types of mankind should be excluded or exterminated. Is this a barbarous suggestion? Assuredly not, so long as we absolve ourselves for summary executions by the plea that the good of society justifies them. It is far better to have individual extermination than national extinction. Besides, whatever we will or may say to the contrary, the simple truth is that the whole fabric of civilization everywhere rests on law and force. Obviously, then, so long as negroes are confessedly on the lowest rung of the ladder of social development, there is emphatic need of thoroughly safeguarding every step in their training with forceful and effectual methods of instruction.

    • RyanP

      I remember reading about Sowell and Williams debating the role of genetics in black dominance in certain areas of sport. Sowell does not accept a genetic role where Williams does! So with Williams at least, there is a crack in the door. I suspect if you sat down with him in private over a couple whiskeys he may very well acknowledge innate IQ differences as well.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    More blacks in power means more poverty, more injustice, more corruption, and even more black failure. Reconstruction II is an even bigger disaster than the first Reconstruction.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    “Most of the problems faced by the black community have their roots in a black culture that differs significantly from the black culture of yesteryear.”

    Blacks are no longer being constrained by whites like they once were so now we see their natural uninhibited behavior surface and this is why their culture has changed so much after society was opened up to them.

    • sbuffalonative

      Blacks are no longer being constrained by whites like they once were so now we see their natural uninhibited behavior surface

      Which is why I say, the best way to destroy blacks is to give them what they want.

      If blacks want it and try to do it, it’s going to fail.

    • gemjunior

      Yup, and it changed for the worse. Everything got worse, their language and speech patterns, their attitudes, their style in music, their barely concealed hatred for whitey – now open and fully visible to all – but change for the better? I don’t see it. Things they claimed they’d “die” for – education, self-determination and whatever else, they don’t seem interested in. We have been cheering them on and helping them with a leg up (understatements of the century) and they do not produce.

    • DNA Explains It All

      I sure would NEVER want to live under the XXXL sized jackboot blacks require on their throats to comport themselves to civilization.

      The old binarily exclusive option set just keeps coming to mind…



    • BonV.Vant

      YES! Culture is genetic. The black culture of yesteryear was an EXTERNALLY applied culture. What we are seeing now is the culture that their INTERNAL nature will create when their is no external force applied.

  • thomas edward

    Blacks have been politically duped from the time of the carpetbaggers nonstop to present time with no end in sight.

  • Whirlwinder

    Walter, the blacks cannot rise to the task. Not that there are any number of brilliant blacks, Williams, Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas, Ben Carson, et. al. but they are not up to the civilizational standards in America.

  • IstvanIN

    It must be hard to be a member of the talented tenth.

    • Ed

      Tell me about it. 🙂

    • BonV.Vant

      The talented tenth was an anomaly of history. IT will vanish as those of Williams’ generation fade away. Without the discipline of trying to conform to white social norms, those blacks who have abilities above the average black abilities will be caught up in the current of the black cultural undertow. They will never exert the self discipline nor the effort to become anything other than a rapper or a gangster. Williams has a hard time facing the reality that he only ever existed as the creature he was because of white “oppression’. He has a hard time accepting the fact that people like him are totally absent from all black societies, they are not tolerated. They are the first to be targeted.

  • JohnEngelman

    It is a disgrace—and ought to be a source of shame—to know that the average white seventh- or eighth-grader can run circles around the average black 12th-grader in most academic subjects.

    – Walter Williams, CNS News, March 4, 2014

    No Child Left Behind did not change that. Nothing has. Nothing will. It does not matter who gets elected.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan predicted the coming destruction of the black family way back in 1965 — for which he was throughly denounced, vilified, called every name for racist and subjected to repeated, vicious ad hominem attacks for speaking what was obviously the truth.

    And still, the government will pay a lot of money to commission study after study proving that black failure is due to oppression by Whites — including in cities where blacks are in charge — with the solution, as always more White taxpayer monies dedicated to yet one more program destined for failure.

    Makes me think this is some kind of deliberate plan to strip Whites of their wealth and retirement savings to pay for these endless programs for blacks that are destined to fail.

  • MBlanc46

    Black culture certainly doesn’t improve the life chances of Afro-Americans, but to discuss their condition without mentioning IQ, deficient future-time orientation, and diminished impulse control borders on being dishonest. I understand that the guy is black, but that’s not a free pass to avoid facing reality.

    • BonV.Vant

      blacks have a hive mentality, even the so called conservative ones such as Williams and Allen West. Allan West came out and publicly stated that Zimmerman was wrong to not let Trayvon Marting kill him. What more do we need to know?

      • Katherine McChesney

        ‘Allan West came out and publicly stated that Zimmerman was wrong to not let Trayvon Marting kill him.’

        Cite your source.

        Bet you can’t. I don’t believe that statement at all.

        • Max

          Allen West added:

          “From my reading, it seems this young man was pursued and there was no probable cause to engage him, certainly not pursue and shoot him….against the direction of the 911 responder. Let’s all be appalled at this instance not because of race, but because a young American man has lost his life, seemingly, for no reason. I have signed a letter supporting a DOJ investigation. I am not heading to Sanford to shout and scream, because we need the responsible entities and agencies to handle this situation from this point without media bias or undue political influences. This is an outrage.”

          This is from “Inquisitr dot com”


  • Truth Teller

    7 to 9 thousand blacks murdered every year. Hmmmm. I’m a lady and an atheist Christian so I won’t write what I think about that statistic.
    Blah blah blah I’ve been reading and hearing this kind of obscenity for 50 years.

    • An “atheist Christian”? Is that the same as Kosher-pork? A beef-eating vegetarian? or a war-mongering pacifist? Hmmmm . . .

      • Katherine McChesney

        Simply, that is a lie. There is no such thing as an ‘atheist Christian’. Apparently she doesn’t know that atheists don’t believe that Christ ever existed.

        • Max

          May be someone who does not believe in the deity of Christ yet accepts the philosophical tenets otherwise.

  • Truth Teller

    When my brothers and their friends were 6 and 7 they built better forts than those African huts.

  • Truth Teller

    Clarence Thomas is an enemy of Whites. He was head of the EEOC during the Reagan administration. Reagan of course was elected by Whites. Reagan appointed Thomas head of the EEOC.
    Clarence Thomas used his position as head of the EEOC to eliminate the PACE; professional and administrative careers exam. That exam was mandatory for anyone applying for a federal job that required a Bachelors, Masters or PHD. It was not an aptitude exam. It was a basic high school exit exam. Passing required 12th grade reading comprehension and writing and 10th grade math. Anyone with a Bachelors degree should pass that kind of exam easily. It was no more discriminatory than requiring that a bus driver have a driver’s license.
    The blacks with Bachelors, Masters and PHDs failed that simple exam. So it was eliminated. Reagan, that great hope of the White working class could have kept the exam with a simple executive order. He could actually have ended affirmative action completely with executive orders. But he rewarded the people who voted him in by letting affirmative action continue. The EEOC, with Thomas as its head forced employers to discriminate against Whites.
    This is a White nationalist race realist site. It is not an anti abortion site. Thomas and Carson have never done anything for Whites. Thomas eliminated a merit civil service exam opening the door for an onslaught of blacks with masters degrees who could not read, write and do math as well as the average high school graduate .
    Carson is on Fox all the time yapping about abortion. Abortion for or against has absolutely nothing to do with the discrimination, race replacement and coming genocide of the White race.
    No blacks are our friends. Most Whites are or enemies..

  • DudeWheresMyCountry?

    Asians already know, it is delusional Whites that is the problem. No race but Whites would ever let their country be defined by Africans.

    • BonV.Vant

      Not all whites, in fact, the belief in the inferiority and dangerousness of blacks was almost universal amongst whites until the mid to late forties. The public narrative was steered in the current direction, a direction that CONFLICTED with reality. Therefore it was necessary to engage in a HUGE propaganda campaign to establish this narrative and to constantly reinforce it. Movies and television were instrumental in achieving this. Literature was also used, but to a much smaller degree. IT could not overcome the initial resistance to the narrative, once that resistance was overcome, using contrived situations and characters to manipulate emotions and thoughts, only THEN was the print media more effective! WE MUST REALIZE WHAT WAS DONE TO US! HOW IT WAS DONE! AND BY WHOM!

      • DudeWheresMyCountry?

        You make some great points about the deceit of American media and popular culture since after WW2. I did enjoy the episode where The Munsters were forced to leave their property and instead if vacating the mansion they nonchalantly fired up the rocket boosters and took off. Dug the car too. You know as a kid in the 1970s I watched tons of The Munsters and I enjoyed it, the cast was brilliant but the pretty White niece character always gave me an uneasy feeling. How many White females who watched that show as children eventually put themselves in situations that led to their victimization by obvious monsters? We are truly a brainwashed country, we are the new Soviets. May I coin the term USSR 2.0 do describe 21st century North America?

        • BonV.Vant

          Yes, the subversion was very seductive in many respects. But that is how it was so effective. The show “The Brady Buch” was very popular but it made “whiteness” a total joke. It so simplified and so trivialized suburban white culture that it discredited all of the values that culture was built on. IT is interesting that Robert Reed, a homosexual, was the only cast member that was extremely unhappy with the cornball hokeyness of the show yet what has replaced the world that “The Brady Bunch” torpedoed? I will tell you, high schools with LGBT and whole alphabets of similar organizations whose major purpose is to steer whites away from valuing families, marriage and children. The youth always think they are immortal, and they are taught to consider that their immortality is only threatened by the old values. They are wrong, but they don’t realize this until a good portion of their reproductive years have been spent chasing the mirages that were presented to them..

  • Irishgirl

    Here you go.

  • BonV.Vant

    Well, Williams has confirmed it, he is not a magic negro, he is just another negro. He shows the total lack of ability to understand things that always results in black people blaming others for their failures. Do we need any more proof folks that a negro is a negro is a negro?

  • Cid Campeador

    Annual Anti-Racist Conference March 29-30th in Memphis!! Anti-Amren April 25-27 Dickson, TN!!


    • BonV.Vant

      first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then thy fight you, then you win.looks like they are on step number 3

  • Truth Teller

    I never noticed the propaganda on TV until Hill St. Blues. There was a public defender, a White woman of course who spend all her time at the police station instead of her office. She was always weeping and wailing about the black felons and calling press conferences. The blacks were guilty, but they were so retarded, dysfunctional and pathetic that their crimes were nothing compared to their problems living in a White society.
    I watched one episode of something called Boston Public about a high school. A family of
    illegal aliens was being deported including their honor student son at Boston Pubic. All the teachers went to the immigration hearing and carried on like Atticus Finch or Clarence Darrow. I turned it off at that point. Moving on Up had 4 characters, 3 blacks and one helpless, feckless clueless White man. He was the bumbling idiot. The other characters lines were just put downs of the White man.

    • BonV.Vant

      Being stuck in airplanes for two days for business, I gave in and used my credit card to buy entertainment on the last leg of the trip. I watched “The Delivery Man”. The script writers write it so the all wise and caring doctors and a nursing home official are all blacks. It was truly unbelievable how blatant it has become. I think the remake of this movie , the first one was made in 2011 and titled “Starbuck” was made SOLELY for the purpose of having black characters in the movie. WE are treated to the fact that some of this donors offspring are biracial, so we get a gathering, family reunion type, of all of the offspring, and it consists of many people of different ethnicities. THAT was the sole reason for remaking this movie only two years after the first one. It was done for the purpose of white genocide propaganda.

  • Interesting points you’ve made. You may be “indifferent” to blacks now until you have to deal with them on a very personal and dangerous basis. When that occurs, such indifference disappears and the deadly reality of these people becomes obvious and undeniable.

  • “Blacks always fail when given freedom or political control” – A simple but profound truth that the overwhelming number of whites still don’t understand. History and human experience also confirms it.

  • MBlanc46

    They’ll likely never realize it and keep trying to make it obey their rules as civilization collapses around them.

  • BonV.Vant

    Abe Vigoda?

  • BonV.Vant

    the internal genetic drives can be influenced by external pressures. White cultures have been generally consistent over time with periodic anomalies due to external pressures. Since the forties the state has been rewarding and pushing degenerate behaviors.

  • BonV.Vant

    You have what is known as selective bias. You refuse to see what is actually there and filter out only the negative traits so you can see only the good things. I have noticed white libs doing this all the time. I can see blacks acting in ways that are stereotypical and different than whites, even when they are trying to conform to white society yet a white liberal will refuse to see it. The reality is clear, black people can sometimes assimilate into a white environment, but it is NEVER an internal change. It is ALWAYS a containment of their inner nature, a containment that is never complete where there are ALWAYS PLENTY of instances of their different nature slipping through. When one does not have experience with blacks, as you admit, you do not recognize such things or you brush them aside. Those of us with experience have alarm bells set off when such things happen. They say Philip Chism was pacing and muttering to himself. YOU would have thought nothing of it whereas those of us that KNOW black behavior would have been alerted by the ooking and eeking which very often is a warning sign. I’m sure there are many people like you who would have held Philip Chism up as a good example of a good black person. Your kind knows NOTHING about what you speak of. To think that extremely limited experience with blacks makes you an authority or able to judge is utter vanity and nonsense. No black population can maintain nor create the same type of society as whites. This is because their inner nature is different, it can be contained and hidden but it can not accomplish what whites can when whites are not around. As soon as the proportion of blacks reaches a certain level they stop conforming to white norms and they revert to their true nature. Of course a black family will want to live in a white neighborhood because they know it is safe there. They know white people create nice environments. They don’t want to live in fear and danger and filth. The problem is that they BRING all of those negatives with them
    Wash down your voluntary ignorance with a glass of O.J.

  • BonV.Vant

    they also do not have negroes

  • Aditya Vivek Barot

    “Each year, roughly 7,000—and as high as 9,000—blacks are murdered.”

    Thank G-d. Best news I’ve heard all day.

    • Max

      The black pop. increases by prox. half-million a year despite their efforts at killing each other.