L.A. Unified’s Decision to Move Students Sparks Furor

Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2014

The two schools are a two-minute drive apart in similarly low-income, largely immigrant neighborhoods. But to hear students tell it, the two places might as well be different planets.

Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights, located on the edge of Chinatown in a hilly area of Victorian dwellings and low-rent apartments, is home to 29,000 residents, mostly Latino and Asian.

The Academy of Environmental and Social Policy is a small campus affiliated with Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, an enclave of 91,000 mostly Mexican American residents, small businesses and a burgeoning arts scene.

The two neighborhoods, however, maintain fierce pride in independent identities—a sense that carries over to what police say is more than 25 gangs on both sides with long-standing rivalries, some of which go back decades.

And that is one reason why a recent decision by the L.A. Unified School District to relocate the Roosevelt academy to Lincoln High for the coming school year, quietly made without input from students or parents on either side, is now escalating into a bitter furor.

The academy’s supporters say the move will effectively dismantle their program, which they credit with boosting student achievement through closer ties between faculty and students. Many are also resentful that district officials have not responded to fears about the potential danger of crossing gang lines.

“Putting two rival communities on one campus will be a big mess,” said Genevieve Virgen, a Lincoln student leader.

Supt. John Deasy, however, has said that the Roosevelt academy’s enrollment, now about 280, is projected to further decline well below the 425 students needed to run a full academic program at fiscally sustainable levels. Deasy said the academy must leave its current location at the East Los Angeles Skills Center because the district wants the space to expand adult education classes.

Deasy has pledged to provide transportation to Lincoln to ensure students’ safety, keep the full faculty in place even if enrollment drops and likely approve its conversion to a magnet program, which will allow the school to recruit pupils citywide.

But academy supporters are refusing to back down from their request for one more year to increase their enrollment and look for an alternative Boyle Heights location. Last week, students from both schools met and pledged to unite to protest the move.

Nearly two dozen students, parents and teachers confronted Board of Education member Monica Garcia at a meeting last week to press for answers on why community members were not consulted.

Meanwhile, the decision has been panned by many who know the complex dynamics between the two neighborhoods. Father Gregory Boyle, who has long worked with gang-affiliated youth in the Eastside through his Homeboy Industries, said the move was a “recipe for disaster.”

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And former City Councilman Ed Reyes, who represented Lincoln Heights for more than two decades, criticized district administrators who “do not know the area and would be blind to the day-to-day differences and minefields these kids have to confront every day.” {snip}

“You are putting kids in harm’s way unnecessarily,” Reyes said.

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L.A. Unified Police Chief Steven Zipperman said he initially told the district that campus security would be sufficient to ensure student safety but that he would revisit issues raised at the recent school board committee meeting. There, some students told Garcia that if any students were harmed at Lincoln, “it will be in your hands.”

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At Lincoln High, news of the impending move has also set off anxiety. Lincoln has accepted some students who, after it became known they were affiliated with Boyle Heights gangs, were beaten up and forced to leave, according to school staff.

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{snip} Mike Garcia, a long-time gang intervention specialist in Boyle Heights, said the district should hold a forum to hear from students, families and local experts about the neighborhood dynamics before making any final decision.

“East L.A. is real territorial, and it’s known you don’t cross from one side to the other,” Garcia said. “But these bureaucrats think they’re smart with their PhDs and think they can figure it out themselves.”

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  • Jesse James

    Let the next multi-cult games begin!

    • Katherine McChesney

      Cleaning house. Too bad this can’t be televised.

      • Whitetrashgang

        True, but soon all you will have to do is look out your window.#@$% tribe.

    • Mergatroyd

      They should stage gladiator battles between the warring gangs and sell tickets.
      Losers are hauled off to the pen, and if they’re the true Aztecs which they claim to be, let them follow Aztec traditions with winners sacrifices to the gods and all that.
      They want their history, they can have their history.

      • John R

        Too bad there are no Negroes in this mix. Now THAT would be entertaining! It just shows that “Hispanics” can’t even get along with other Hispanics! But we are supposed to accept any and all other racial groups, no questions asked.

        • SoulInvictus

          One of these days I’m sure there will be a tri-fecta situation.
          Hispanics, Muslims, and Africans, all vying to be top dog in a school or city. Don’t know who I’d put my money on…
          Delusional leftists really don’t comprehend what they’ve invited into our midst.

      • LovelyNordicHeidi

        let them follow Aztec traditions with winners sacrifices to the gods and all that. They want their history, they can have their history.

        Now that’s something I want to watch! I’d be more delighted if they also included the Muzzies in those games. Bring back the Aztec empire! We’ll watch with delight!

        • SoulInvictus

          Had the same thought. That would be a reality show I’d watch.

      • QuinnTheEskimo9

        This happens in California prisons every single day. If the inmates aren’t separated along racial lines, they’ll kill each other. Literally.

        • We were separated in federal prison, and this was a low-security facility. Race-relations were actually reasonably good, but I think the separation helped with this. The last thing a fellow needs after his wife has filed for divorce, his appeal was denied or his mom died while he’s locked up is racial stress.

  • Truthseeker

    This is a small-scale representation of the problem with diversity. Some groups are just made to be separate.

    • Mergatroyd

      All human groups are made to be separate, that’s what is normal and natural and why there are no real-world cases where two disparate peoples lived or live together in kum-by-ya and harmony peacefully sharing resources, etc. without a strong-arm government to keep the peace.

  • Puggg

    It’s too bad for the media that there aren’t any white students involved whose parents they can shovel hate and contempt upon.

  • Diversity kills. Those “model minority” Asians are about to show their true colors. And the Mexicans? Everywhere they are in numbers, there are gangs. Let LA fall into the Pacific. Earthquakes, where are you?

    • sbuffalonative

      Many are also resentful that district officials have not responded to fears about the potential danger of crossing gang lines.

      It’s remarkable we now have to take gang affiliations into consideration on how to run public schools.

      Someone needs to tell me how diversity is a strength.

      • “Mexican food is so yummy.” That’s the answer I got when I asked the dumb Provost (female) at the university to explain how diversity is our strength.

        • Whitetrashgang

          Well then I have nothing, boy most people are so smart my head hurts.

        • Andross

          Curious. That’s the example they use every time.

        • It certainly is good, but that doesn’t mean we need them here to cook it for us. I like Middle Eastern food as well, but the last thing I want in the US is Muslims.

        • Texan1st

          Do only Mexicans know how to cook Mexican food? Do only Italians know how to fix Italian dishes? Do only cowboys know how to grill a steak or make a pot of chili? My wife cooks some awesome Mexican food and she’s about as White as they come. We don’t need Mexicans here to cook it for us. Yet the “food argument” is about the best they can come up with as a so-called strength of diversity, as if all the problems, both socially and economically, of having Mexicans in our midst are worth a bowl of menudo or a hot tamale. Think I’ll stick to my wife’s cooking and Mexico can have their citizens back.

          • Katherine McChesney

            I’ve tried to eat Mexican food in Nashville, especially that made by actual Mexicans. It is the worst food on the planet. It even looks unappetizing.

            That made in New Mexico and California is the best I’ve had for the last thirty years.

          • It is great in N.M.

        • macie manire

          Mexican food is yummy and has a diverse effect on me. After eating Mexican, I want to knife fight and steal hub caps. Very strange.

        • Mergatroyd

          Yeah, like we’re supposed to take of couple bites of a burrito, declare it “yummy” and that means the entire Mexican population should immigrate here.

          • LovelyNordicHeidi

            The same thing here in Europe. We are supposed to look at a few model muzzies and declare them “good people” and then allow all muzzies into our countries. Typical.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            We’re told Islam is a “religion of peace.” The marxist lies that seek to genocide the white race never end.

        • brior

          That is what a cookbook is for.

        • Sick of it

          Real Mexican food is rather bad imo. Tex Mex is what most Americans enjoy.

          • Texas or New Mexico “Mexican” food is the best, but there is a stronger Amerind element to New Mexico cooking than in Texas.

      • brior

        Diversity is our strength…Diversity is our strength…just keep repeating.

  • sbuffalonative

    “…an enclave of 91,000 mostly Mexican American residents”

    Mexican Americans in name only?

  • dave

    Obama promised to flood white neighborhoods and schools with non-whites in the name of diversity. In other words, destroy white property values and schools.

    • QuinnTheEskimo9

      It’s become so blatantly obvious that the White genocide agenda is no longer hidden or needs to be. White genocide has became open, encouraged and desired.

  • Luca

    I feel sorry for White tourists who come to LA looking for glamour and movie stars. They need only cross onto the wrong street and they will got a full blown dose of Latino diversity.

    There are entire neighborhoods which are essentially mini banana republics with untold numbers of gang-bangers.

    Welcome to Mexifornia.

    • Alexandra1973

      Yep.

      • r j p

        Drive should be edited to read Drink & Drive.

      • John R

        That picture, btw, is from the movie “Treasure of the Sierra Madre” and the actor in that scene plays a bandito. He claimed, in the movie, to be one of the Federales, the mounted police. When Humphrey Bogart asks him “If you are the Federales, where are your badges!?'” To which he replied…”Badges…..?” You should know the rest, a very famous line!

        • Alexandra1973

          I never saw the movie, never been into classics.

          • John R

            If you get a chance, check it out; not a bad flick. Good pre-pc movie. And it is where that phrase “I don’t need no stinkin baches!” originated.

          • The movie from which that phrase originated was “Blazing Saddles”.

          • John R

            Nope, sorry. Treasure of the Sierra Madre came long before Blazing Saddles. A lot of people think that, though.

    • Hispanic gangs have serious numbers.
      10 , 20, 50 or 100 vatos can be summoned in no time at all.
      Being a gang-banger (for Vibrant types) is commonplace.
      People who don’t know the area really have no idea.

      I have been gone from SoCal for ≈ 20 years.
      There is no substitute for the beach, but I am not afraid to sit on my porch.

      • None of them have any sand to fight one-on-one.

        • SoulInvictus

          I don’t know, some of the meanest little f**kers I’ve ever met were 130lb. Mexicans. They’re wiry.

          • I am a 155-pound orc ad I’ll always fight three of anything under any conditions.

          • I’ve known men who said they feared no one and they would fight anyone. My old pal – a Chicano, 5 ft 10 in, 190 lbs – is the only guy I believe. He beat the stuffing out of guys he had no business fighting.

          • SoulInvictus

            All of the actual tough guys I’ve known were sub 5’9″ 185lbs.
            White, Hispanic, Black, whatever. Like Chuck said in Fight Club, they’ll fight until they’re burger.
            It’s funny to watch bigger guys back down like a large dog from a nipping Chihuahua. I think they really just don’t know what to make of it and know you must be something serious to challenge them.

          • When you know you are going to die, there isn’t much point in telling your foes about it. This is a personal understanding between a man and the boy he used to be.

          • We got rocketed by the Chetniks for two days and nights, and then we fought, exhausted. We had to retreat after another day, but with our wounded. Those goons didn’t capture anyone, and I walked and carried my rifle. That morning’s freezing rain turned to more artillery and then snow and I had been badly wounded. If I had not continued walking, I’d be dead now.

            Probably not the sort of fight Mexicans could take.

          • SoulInvictus

            I always thought “orc” was a euphemism for blacks.
            (Picture Lord of the Rings)

          • In my own case it means a maimed soul.

        • You know the saying:
          If you fight one bean, you have to fight the whole burrito.

  • So CAL Snowman

    ““You are putting kids in harm’s way unnecessarily,” Reyes said.”

    This is EXACTLY how White people felt about integration. It’s nice to see the worm turn as mexicans, latinos, and asians struggle with integrating diversity.

    • me

      Let them wipe each other out….not a single tear will be shed.

      • newscomments70

        Are the two hookers in the bottom right corner even female?

  • What’s good for the goose…

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Glad you figured it out

      They’ll find a way to blame Whites, they always do, even though after YOU left, I am now the last White Person Left in LA.

      • Glad you’re back! My suspicion is that the avenue they will chose for blaming whites is “white flight”. Lots of whites have left SoCal for greener pastures.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          There isn’t an exit tax…YET.

          My pension is already under the control of non-Whites…which means it is most likely gone or what’s left of it will be confiscated as “reparations.”

          The supermarkets are reflecting the new demographic as well, look here:

          • I actually quite like Mexican food, and get canned pazole and canned menudo at Wal Mart, along with extra hominy. Half a can of hominy goes with a full can of the other. I cook chile rellenos from scratch at home, but cheat, using egg roll wraps. We have recently become quite fond of tostada bowls, filled with all sorts of good stuff. We get the “Rio Rancho” brand at Wally World and the first thing I do is slather the insides with a layer of canned refried beans.

          • dd121

            Anything with Cilantro in it makes me gag. I even joined the “I hate cilantro” website.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            I saw on a cooking show that to some people, cilantro tastes like soap, but you have to have the gene to taste it. Sort of like some people can smell cyanide and others can’t depending on genetics.
            I like cilantro and grow it but others have told me they despise it because of it’s soap-like taste.

          • I’ve never eaten soap. Is it any good? I dry cilantro out and grind it really fine and use a little in chile. We have a second coffee grinder as a dedicated spice-grinder just so our coffee doesn’t taste funny.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            Cilantro does not taste like soap to me, it tastes like a fresh, clean herb that enhances the flavor of food and does not overpower it.

            Why on earth would you think I eat soap?

          • You brought it up, and orcs can eat almost anything.

          • Fathercoughlin

            I have certainly eaten soap! Its awful. I have eaten some other stuff as a kid I dont want to talk about! Lets just say curiousity was a factor–and being dared by my lil playmates,

          • Sick of it

            Not a strict mother? I was introduced to the taste of soap at a young age.

          • My mother is an angel. My ex-father was Morgoth.

          • Sick of it

            Perhaps you should use a Sauron avatar.

          • Katherine McChesney

            I love cilantro. Cal-Mex is great with cilantro.

          • mobilebay

            Michael, your question made me laugh. As a child, I said a naughty word. Don’t recall what it was, but it earned me a mouthful of lathered soap. To this day, I cringe when I hear anyone use expletives. I look around to spot someone with a bar of soap. It certainly cured me, so watch your mouth. You never know who might have a bar of soap in their pocket. To answer your question – No! it isn’t good. I’ll take chocolate any day.

          • SoulInvictus

            Had my mouth washed out with it a few times as a kid, if that counts.
            Ivory actually wasn’t that bad. 😉

          • I’ve eaten almost everything except soap and other primates.

          • SoulInvictus

            I cured my mom of washing my mouth with soap by eating the soap. lol

          • evilsandmich

            I know of two people who told me that independently and who did not know that it was a common trait (they just figured that it was a ‘taste’ thing, like not liking mushrooms or something).

          • I don’t like mushrooms raw, but sauteed in olive oil or butter they are absolutely wonderful.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          Michael, I’m thinking of leaving the planet!!

          • I’m just happy I live in a quiet neighborhood in lilly-white northern Colorado Springs. After I graduated from UCSC and returned here to Colorado I frequently caught myself while driving thinking “Thank God I’m not in California anymore”.

            I used to go back for July 4 beach parties with friends, but my best friend out there died of cancer a few years ago, so I just don’t see the point anymore. I miss fishing off the shore, but I doubt I’ll ever be back.

          • SoulInvictus

            I’m thinking about visiting Denver, we should grab a beer.

        • r j p

          The libs that have left California are ruining Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, and Montana, They run but they can’t change their “spots”.

          • They frequently don’t stay long in the Mountain West; I remember reading in the 1990s that the average California family lasts only two years in Colorado before moving on. I guess they don’t like the winters here. I suspect also that the Californians who are serious about leaving tend to be of the more conservative variety.

          • r j p

            Salt Lake City doesn’t have the winters that Colorado or the other Mountain West states have. Utahans hated Californians when I lived out there.

          • Triarius

            So do Arizonans. When I first got out here, I was a lottle shocked about how much people here hate the California weekend warriors and transplants.

            …then I met a few Californians, now I hate them as well.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            Really? All of us?

            The thousands of business owners who are leaving the state to start businesses elsewhere because of onerous taxes? The retirees who take their life savings with them b/c California is unaffordable and unsafe? The young families looking for better schools b/c the ones in California have been flooded by Mexicans? The productive citizens who bring with them jobs and a tax base to your state?

            I hear the voices every day on local talk radio that gives them a forum to state why they are leaving — high taxes, ruined schools, no English for miles, rude foreigners, illegal aliens. No one of them desires to recreated the hell that California has become.

            Would you rather have us “hated,” productive, English-speaking Californians or illegal aliens or refugees settle in your state?

            4.2 million Californians voted for Romney, BTW.

            I really hate it when Whites attack other Whites, no matter what state we’re from.

          • Mergatroyd

            LOL. I’m sure those Californians that are flooding out of the Golden State are looking to start up what they left behind, seeking a state with a Gerry Brown-style, taxes are great, illegal alien accepting government, and if it isn’t there, well by -God, those California transplants should band together to elect liberal Democrats. Your pension and wages are belong to us to be redistributed to those more in need, like destitute foreign nationals.

            I know I always seek out diversity, high taxes, multiculturalism and schools where English is a minor language: that’s what I always look for in a place to settle with my children, who wouldn’t?

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            The California bashers on this thread are targeting and singling out the wrong people. There may be a few wealthy, liberal Hollywood types who are moving into Wyoming and Utah and trying to change the local politics, hype endangered weeds and varmits and buy up local land with their money. It’s no wonder the locals hate and despise them, but that is a handful of people, not the typical Californian that I’ve encountered.
            The ordinary Californians I’ve met in my state are seeking the exact opposite of what they left behind, i.e., safe schools and neighborhoods for their children and elderly, a nice place to retire without having to rub elbows with Arabs and Mexicans, politicians that aren’t raising their taxes, stealing their wages and encouraging more illegal immigration.

            I too hate it when Whites attack other Whites. We have far bigger, more powerful and dangerous enemies who seek our genocide than ordinary whites who are trying to find a better life for themselves outside of California. Meanwhile, while we’re battling each other, our enemies are busy plotting WW III to kill more Whites than WW I and II did.

          • dd121

            When in Salt Lake City a few years ago I looked up at the surrounding mountains. You can clearly see the lake shore from the ice age several hundred feet up the mountain. Gulp.

          • Look up “Lake Lahontan” on Wikipedia if you want to see what that area used to be like.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            Well, good.

            Utah is being targeted by the criminal refugee industry for resettlement of backwards, uneducated, destitute Muslims from Asia and Africa, guess that’s a better choice than us evil “lefty” Californians, LOL, those of us who are leaving with our tax dollars, savings, pensions, etc.

            Better the refugees and illegal aliens than us!

            The Californians that are fleeing are conservative, productive taxpayers, many of them business owners, young families and retirees who are sick and tired of paying for illegal aliens and other socialist programs at the expense of their children, business, etc. I seriously doubt they’re voting for the same thing in Idaho, Montana, Utah, etc.

            Do you have any sources or links that we Californians are “invading” other western states and turning them into California-style commie paradises? If you or anyone else has proof, I’d like to see it.

            I keep hearing this but no one has ever shown any proof of this to be true, and all the evidence I’ve seen and heard as a Californian shows otherwise.

          • Sloppo

            I’m very sorry to learn that they’re doing that to Utah. I lived there for a while when I was in school and I generally liked the place and the people. I didn’t fit in perfectly there because I’m not Mormon, but I admired the people because they seemed to be relatively conservative, intelligent and hard-working and many of the girls are pretty cute.

          • Mergatroyd

            I’d like to see the proof too. I’ve seen, Don’t Californicate Oregon bumper stickers on cars when I travel through that state, and their motto seems to be Welcome to Oregon, now go home, directed at Californians.

            You’re right that they’re hostile to white California transplants who mostly arrive seeking refuge from California’s high-tax policies and illegal aliens invasion.

            Thing is, Oregon is going through the same process. Last time I traveled through that state it was over run with brown invaders. Seems the good folks in Oregon are targeting the wrong people group. Welcome welfare eaters, taxpayers stay out.

            A bit hypocritical, don’t you think with Oregonians elect the same high tax liberal democrats but then turn around and blame California voters for all their political woes. I even checked Numbers USA and the highest grade for their elected officials is a C+. Then there’s the governor, Kitzhaber, who supports giving licenses to illegal aliens and told state police to accept
            Mexican Matricula Consular cards as a valid form of ID.

            He and those other Oregon politicians were obviously elected by displaced Californians.

          • dd121

            I guess it did sound like I was lumping all Californians in one pile. I’ve certainly know a lot of good people from California who were trying to get away from the same things we are.

          • evilsandmich

            “People”? You sure that it was more than one? 😉

          • Sick of it

            I know a guy like that, but he’s old. I have yet to meet a younger Californian who seems sane.

          • dd121

            You know Bon, he’s one of the good guys.

          • Sick of it

            Come on, Bon, if California conservatives were like you, we’d welcome them with open arms. You know most aren’t. Re: your question, I knew liberal Californians who fled the state, moved to Texas, but hung on to the same bad ideas that ruined California.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            I’m not fond of Utahns myself. I don’t like them coming into my state and pushing their cult religion on my doorstep

          • Mormons aren’t bad folks. I only ever met one (unfortunately a co-worker) I did’t like. I don’t have much use for religion and I always tell people that.

          • evilsandmich

            Colorado is practically the Caribbean compared to the upper Midwest. For the life of me I don’t know why so many third-worlders make a home here.

          • Because there aren’t any jobs there!

          • dd121

            Don’t forget Idaho. My cousin moved there to “be around people who look like me”. He had been in Houston. Now Californians are moving there in droves along with their liberal ideologies, primed to destroy his new state.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            Could you please provide some proof of this? I keep hearing this here on this forum and others, the HATED White Californians — ALL OF US — who are “screwing up” other states.

            The Californians I see leaving –and I’ve known PLENTY of them — WHITES — are hard working, productive, tax-paying citizens who are bringing their life savings and purchasing power to YOUR state, they’re not welfare leeches. They are fleeing ferocious taxes, unscrupulous politicians, illegal aliens, onerous rules and regulations, ruined schools and English as a 2nd or 3rd language.

            Would you rather have US or illegal aliens or African refugees?

          • dd121

            I lived in a sub division a few years ago where 1 out of 5 had come from California. All the ones I met were great hard-working people. But in Oregon, Washington, Idaho I’m told they bring in a strong liberal influence.

          • Do any of them like fishing?

          • Irishgirl

            Unfortunately, this has been my experience as well. When I tell people I’m from California, they get wary, they assume I’m some kind of liberal wing-nut. Then they’re surprised to learn that I’m not. Every time.

          • Sick of it

            Californians I met in college did not exactly leave me with a good impression.

          • I actually went to college in ultra-left Santa Cruz. I liked most of the folks there. I drank a lot, fished a lot and got thoroughly laid. It was great! I just couldn’t imagine staying there afterward.

          • Sick of it

            In my own hometown, we’ve even had liberals from Kansas move in…and continue to support their liberal garbage to the detriment of my hometown.

          • Sloppo

            I would expect some white ex-Californian migrants to be people who learned about diversity the hard way, and fled from it as a result.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            Whites built California despite what the Mexicans say. They’re going to be in a whole world of hurt when the last white leaves the state, taking his money with him.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            Enjoy your -22 degree weather and digging out from under the ice and snow. California isn’t for everyone, but I don’t like the state or it’s people denigrated. There are plenty of good, conservative whites left in California and what is happening there is happening everywhere.

      • Huh?

  • dd121

    If I hear one word out of any one of them that diversity is not our greatest strength, I shall denounce them to the inquisition.

  • JSS

    How in Gods name can anyone spin this as an improvement over America 50 years ago?

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      Tim Wise, our ol’ friend, has the diversitard-approved answer:

      “Because you’re on the endangered list. And unlike, say, the bald eagle or some exotic species of muskrat, you are not worth saving. […..] There won’t be any more white folks around who think the 1950s were the good old days [when 90% of America was white], because there won’t be any more white folks around who actually remember them […..] It’s OK. Because in about forty years, half the country will be black or brown.” [My emphasis added]

    • QuinnTheEskimo9

      To those who support the genocide of the white race, it is an improvement and dream come true and their goal is being accomplished. It’s easier to rule over black and brown drones of the state than it is free-thinking whites. Give the blacks and browns everything they want and they’ll do whatever their masters want.

      Their idea of paradise is one that is white free. They are akin to Hitler who wanted Jews eradicated from Germany, yes, they ARE that evil.

  • Gang intervention specialist?
    Another non-White achievement.
    Bravo!

  • This is sort of what happened in Chicago. Though there, it was entirely a matter of school closings on the south side, the bell curve part of the city, meaning that black gangs would cross swords and other things. Incidentally, all the school closings will probably end Rahm Emanuel’s political career, the black voters of the city whose backs he rode to being mayor in 2011 are now mad at him.

    • r j p

      I was thinking about this same thing ….. – When gangs run the schools…..
      Come on administrators, run the schools. Until the schools get tough, this country is lost, especially in the inner city.

      • Getting tough on criminals and gangs in the schools is politically quite difficult because of “racist disparate impact”.

        • r j p

          “disparate impact” means one thing, blacks are not punished as they should be.

    • NM156

      Blacks numbers have shrunk, and SWPL hipsters that have replaced them-except for young teachers etc.-approve of Rahm’s charter school policy tacitly. They’ll see that Rahm is reelected in 2015. Meanwhile, big money from corporations and foundations rolls in for the creation of more charter schools, entities that have an enormous stake in continuing Chicago’s demographic reversal, i.e., blacks out, white professionals and hipsters in.

  • NotTooSwift

    Please educate me.

    1. In California, what is the difference between Latina and Mexican-American?

    2. Why can’t this same logic be made about mixing European-American students (for you in Rio Linda, that’s White students) and African-American students in schools? The statement by Ed Reyes, “do not know the area and would be blind to the day-to-day differences and minefields these kids have to confront every day”, would apply to White students in a Black school.

    • Andy

      White students 1) don’t form gangs posing a threat to black students and 2) don’t matter much themselves, so integrating the two groups is perfectly safe.

    • They are all just greaseritos y greaseritas.

      If they have a right to their countries, we have a right to ours, and I would rather live in Mordor than Mexico.

  • Malgus

    The do-gooders put our kids through a fresh hell every day with bussing and integration of schools… how many white kids were beaten or assaulted sexually by blacks because of that insanity?

    I got NO PITY at all for these particular diversities… throw them all in the same cauldron – because diversity is our greatest strength, after all – and let them go after each other teeth and claws… my heart pumps purple Koolaid for these poor diversities…

  • IstvanIN

    California is now a Latin American country, like Venezuela or Columbia or Mexico with all the tribalism, gang violence and corruption that entails. I have alwats said that if you want to see America as it was, visit Kansas, if you want to see America as it is (in miniature) visit NJ, if you want to see tomorrow’s America, visit Calif.

    • Whitetrashgang

      I had Alwats once and it was painful. I couldn’t wear a hat for 3 days or watch porn.

      • Martel

        That’s what you get for mingling with sleazy womens.

        • Whitetrashgang

          Who said anything about woman, Good God you all.

  • Pro_Whitey

    I don’t mind there being a race war at all as long as it’s other races fighting each other and whites staying out of it.

    • They already have that in Los Angeles schools, which frequently results in “lockdowns”, a term I originally only associated with prison riots.

  • JohnEngelman

    If one of the schools was black the decision to unify the student bodies would be much more dangerous.

  • Ernest

    I guess diversity is not a strength…

  • Martel

    “and a burgeoning arts scene”

    That’s one way to put it… Do they refer to the MS-13 graffiti on the walls?

    • me

      This….

      • A face not even his mother would love.

        • model1911

          Faces made for the Post Office bulletin board.

      • QuinnTheEskimo9

        That’s not what the History channel says. Their series about gangs said the most dangerous gangs in America are the white supremacists and the ones who wear sheets.

        • Martel

          Every documentary about the Aryan Brotherhood starts out with telling me they are the most dangerous prison gang in the US.

          • I knew some AB types in prison. I was trying to get out of trouble instead of more of it, but one of them once said “If any of them ever picks on you, tell me.” I appreciated that, but I never needed any protection.

            The Aryan Brotherhood is the most dangerous prison gang because they are white and intelligent.

          • Martel

            They are considered a legit threat by other ethnicities. My question mark died, but its a question.

          • The Aryan Brotherhood are other orcs and some of them go berserk in fights. I’d never seen a berserker in action before; I’ll never forget it.

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    This is of course Los Angeles where it’s illegal to segregate jails by race.
    .
    To those who wonder what a “gang intervention specialist” is, our former mayor Tony Villar created a multi-million dollar slush fund for his homies providing do-nothing jobs to “former” gang members, supposedly to keep them out of trouble. Their mission statement included giving talks at schools to “at-risk” (read: black or brown) youth to keep them out of gangs. Oddly, few of these talks ever took place, and embarrassingly, many of these “former” gangsters were anything but former and spent their time recruiting these youth instead.

    • Martel

      Hilarious

    • QuinnTheEskimo9

      I thought California emptied it’s prisons? Maybe so the gangs could prey on the few remaining whites.

  • tickyul

    Country is no longer salvageable!

    • jeffaral

      Most Whites are no longer salvageable!

      • tickyul

        No turning things around, no soft-landing and then a recovery.

        Let it crumble…..and hopefully a new and much better country will emerge????

      • Martel

        The Majority are easily salvageable. The problem is, when do their natural instincts drive them towards making the sound decision of supporting ethnic politics.

        • jeffaral

          The problem is their natural instincts are gone.

          • Martel

            You can´t lose natural instincts, only suppress them temporarily. You should read White Identity by Jared Taylor, its clear to see that whites generally follow their ethnic interests, except when issues are considered too abstract or the impact of their actions isn´t directly visible.

            Do not despair 😉

  • Extropico

    Around the year of 1996, I took Amtrak from San Diego to Santa Barbara. The revolting gangster graffiti I viewed as the train went through Los Angeles scarified an indelible image into my mind. It disabused me of my bourgeois notion that I lived during an irenic Pax Americana.

  • MBlanc46

    Gangs aren’t the school board’s problem. It’s up to parents to control their children.

    • r j p

      Do you think Miss “He be’s a good boy” to control her “chidren”?

      • MBlanc46

        No, I certainly don’t. But if she doesn’t, she and the offspring should bear the consequences, not a school board or the taxpayers.

    • “It’s up to parents to control their children.”

      Or the police.

      • jeffaral

        Or vigilants..

  • Diamond_Lil

    Good move, Deasy, let the rival gangs decimate each other.

    • newscomments70

      I never thought of it that way, at least there is some bright side. Diamond Lil, I thought of you the other day. A young European woman I know wants to be an inner-city teacher. She is basically a nice person but naive and idealistic. I warned her how dangerous that occupation is. She smugly replied, “whites are no different, they can be just as bad”. I told her about inter racial crime statistics. I then brought up some of the inner city experiences of teachers I have known (including minorities). She exploded in anger at how racist I was, and that these statistics are lies made up by racist republicans. Anyhow, she didn’t believe me, and she hates me now. I wish you could talk with her. I know that’s impossible, and she would probably hate you as well…but I wish someone would try.

      • benvad

        She’ll learn after experiencing something horrible. People in general need to learn it the hard way, some people don’t have to (speaking for myself).

        David Horowitz learnt only after the Black Panthers murdered his girlfriend. He came from a Marxist family, and took a great tragedy for h to wake up. I believe it’ll take this girl being injured of god forbid raped, to realize her foolishness.

        I’ll bet you she watched a criminal mind, with that fool Michelle Pfeiffer, as a white knightess saving urban kids from themselves, I’m i right?

        • newscomments70

          That movie was very popular in Europe. That could be. It’s been awhile, but i remember European 20 somethings bopping their heads to the soundtrack for years.

          • benvad

            God I hate being right about such things. I wish this Disney fantasyland nonsense were true.

            The cold hard reality is that it’ll be a disaster for her. It always is.

          • newscomments70

            Europeans love their liberal Hollywood movies, portraying whites as the evil opressors. “you Americans are so racist, you treat your blacks and other minorities horribly!” They just don’t get it. Thousands of Europeans and British tourists are robbed, raped, and murdered in the US every year. No one warns them officially. If we warn them, we are “racist”. The Euros should have stuck with “Bonanza” and John Wayne films. The liberal social engineering films are getting them raped and killed.

          • benvad

            I want to say “They got what they deserved”, but hearing whites getting murdered and abused at the hands of these animals makes me depressed.

      • kjh64

        She’ll just have to learn the hard way. Bet she won’t last a semester.

        • newscomments70

          I hope she gets out before anything really bad happens. I anticipate her reaction: “This isn’t fair, how could they treat me like this?”

        • Grantland

          Trouble is, people don’t stop hating you when they finally realize you are right. Personal experience, many times.

      • BonV.Vant

        Coleen Ritzer was probably the same way. She probably would have exploded with hatred and anger at someone who told her what negroes are and are capable of . I wonder if she changed her mind at some point before Philip Chism finished her off?

      • Diamond_Lil

        I give her a year, maybe two. 🙂 And no way whites are as bad -totally different cultures and completely different value systems. I am thankful for the couple of white students that I have.

        • newscomments70

          I would imagine that a mostly black school would be more severe than a mostly hispanic school. I don’t really know, but it seems that way. She probably won’t last too long in either environment. I can’t believe there are still white students left in your area. Their lives must be hell. I have some white and Asian friends who have children in LA Unified. They seem ok, but they’re in the valley…but still. Just out of curiosity, are any of your black or hispanic students decent people? Even a handful? Anyhow, it’s great to see you again.

          • Diamond_Lil

            Why, thank you. Great to be back. The few white boys walk together in a small group, keep their heads down and maintain a low profile. The dozen white girls are constantly harassed by Mexicans and the bussed-in blacks, until they give in. There are some decent Hispanic students with parents that actually care about education, but by far, most Hispanic and black mothers are looking to pin a racist tag on a white teacher and win that Mexican/black lotto, if you know what I mean.

          • newscomments70

            I don’t know how you and those poor white students can stand it. It sounds like slavery, fraught with sexual harassment. I wish I could send you all to Orania in South Africa (and all white community).

  • wildfirexx

    Sounds like a kind of Blackboard Jungle in the making!

  • Mergatroyd

    Non-whites at each other’s throats?

    I only care about what happens to whites and as long as no whites are involved, let ’em kill each other and who cares?

  • John R

    But, I don’t understand this? I thought that all the “people of color” were such good, nice people that voted for the liberal Democrats, and that it was only right wing conservative white Republicans that caused racial problems? Gee, next your going to tell me there is no Santa Clause!

    • There is no Santa Claus, but yes, Virginia there really is a Boogeyman, as Christopher Newsome and Channon Christian unfortunately discovered. There’s also an Easter Bunny. I get him liquored-up and have him dump trash in black neighborhoods. I have him upping his game; it’s not just colored eggs and candy anymore. They blame whites for all that trash, but it is really a severely intoxicated E.B.

  • Whirlwinder

    The liberal/socialist/Marxist blowhards keep touting multiculturalism and diversity. Let them put these two “different” cultures together and see how it works out in real life. Probably lots of dead gangbangers and Mexicans running around like wild people would be my first impression.

  • Reverend Bacon

    Why don’t we just tell them that only one school will prevail, but there are too many people? They need to have a battle to see who gets the school. Let them start with knives and machetes, and if that doesn’t cull the herd fast enough, we give them something stronger. With luck, they won’t have enough left to even have a school.

    PS I hear that they have free education south of the border.

  • SoulInvictus

    There can be only one!

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    An article about Mexican-American neighborhoods?

    I could not care less.

  • libertarian1234

    “Deasy has pledged to provide transportation to Lincoln to ensure students’ safety,”

    Well, here we have an example of our new multicultural utopia that comprises mostly Hispanic (About 74%%) that can’t get along and need protection from one another, because they’re divided along lines of mostly gangs instead of ethnicity, with about 25% of them Asian students, which, I’m guessing, don’t have too much to do with gangs, but will probably need protected as well, because they’re a different ethnicity/race.

    Even the various tribes are divided along tribal affiliation.

    This entire society is a tinder box that can be ignited at any moment for the smallest of perceived slights and remains on the edge 24/7.

    That anybody could ever expect this menagerie of contentious occupants to continue on as a civilization is absolutely amazing.

    It can’t and it won’t. It’s only a matter of time. And an economic plunge will hurry things along considerably.

    Russia is the hope of the white world. This country will NOT exist for much longer as a multicultural paradise.

  • joesolargenius

    The Latino families all know from experience that this act of consolidation would result in an increase of deaths among their children , the liberals see it as a way to create more social programs ( high paying jobs for themselves .
    Mexicans are part Indian , evolving from tribal groups that mostly preyed upon those from a different area than them , I have been observing them up close for half a century and they consider battle with a different group to be obligatory !

  • Apparently two more neighborhoods that didn’t get the ‘Diversity Is Our Greatest Strength!’ memo.

  • Sick of it

    Paul Ryan may agree with you. Rand Paul may agree with you. Mitt Romney may agree with you. Don’t expect people here to agree with you.

  • Texan1st

    Fill one school to capacity, then send the overflow to the same schools that celebrities send their children. After all, they are some of this biggest advocates for diversity, or so they say. Let their children experience the gloriousness of diversity firsthand. It’s unfair that they should be missing out.