White Privilege on the Streets of Ferguson

Renita Marie, Huffington Post, October 2, 2014

Being white is not all it is cracked up to be–at least not for those who are really aware. There’s no escaping the ugly history of those who look like me, those who have historically terrorized and dehumanized some part of nearly every culture including our own. In the past I carried much shame and embarrassment about being white.

When Michael Brown was murdered I found myself sobbing while unconsciously rubbing my skin until it started to hurt. Was I trying to rub away my whiteness?

As a young white girl, I was raised in a very prejudiced environment. My grandmother tried very hard to teach me that being white was better than anyone else–especially black. Lessons came through getting the hell beat out of me for having my black friends discovered. Another time I was whipped until I bled for declaring that Jesus was black. After all, he hid in Egypt.

When I first heard the term “white privilege,” I didn’t think it applied to me; I certainly did not feel any sense of privilege. I was from a poor home filled with abuse and brokenness. Life had been hard. As the mother of black children I feared daily for their safety as they left home for school, work or play.

As I learned more, I understood white privilege as a social benefit of which I am, by default, a recipient just because I’m white.

I have never been as aware of my privilege as I was on the volatile streets of Ferguson.

Being out there was not an option for me; the Spirit pulled me as the moon pulls the tide. As I stood in the road interceding–praying God’s peace, pleading with our sons to back-off and not charge the police–I never once thought about being white, not once.

Determined that no young person would be left behind, I stayed in the streets as the police advanced on us–begging the few remaining young men “C’mon, let’s go now baby, let’s go.” I stayed long past the police’s final warnings to “disperse immediately.” I stayed until the last young man ran past me right after which I was shot in the stomach with a wooden bullet.

Immediately I was stunned–being shot and tear gassed shocked me. I couldn’t believe that this madness happens for real! I was dumbfounded that this type of force was even legal.

But what really shocked me was realizing that I really did not expect to be injured. I was never really afraid. I certainly was not afraid of the young folks. It was very painful to see young folks ready to charge the police–“What they gonna do, kill us? They already doing that.” It was painful, not at all frightening.

Obviously, I realized, I wasn’t afraid of the police either. The reality that I didn’t have to think about fearing the police was a result of white privilege–the privilege I don’t claim but I yet have, just because I’m white.

My black colleagues, friends and fellow foot soldiers didn’t have the luxury of not considering danger; they considered the danger and acted anyway.

{snip}

Assumed white privilege on the streets was the expectation for safety–the expectation that everything will be okay–just because. The evidence of white privilege isn’t so much the thought, “I’ll be safe just because” but more so the fact that it never occurred to me to think about my safety.

A young lady took a picture of my wound that went viral. Media outlets were calling to talk about what happened to me. I wasn’t the only one who was shot. Why weren’t we talking about the militarized police or the murder of Michael Brown? I was irritated and initially refused all interviews.

When my spirit and brain connected, I had an “ah-ha!” moment: I was white, woman and a pastor. Privilege. I wasn’t the only one who had been shot: I was the only woman who was a pastor, who was also white, who had also been shot. Privilege. Three places of privilege.

{snip}

White privilege exists. It is an irrefutable social-issue imposed upon white people by white people. It divides whites from non-whites and it divides whites who embrace privilege from those who snub privilege.

{snip}

In nearly all of my familial and social settings I am the only white person yet I never feel white. On the streets of Ferguson I not only felt white, I had a responsibility to acknowledge that my whiteness carried privilege.

With privilege comes responsibility.

On the street I was responsible for acting cautiously and prayerfully making sure that I did not carelessly mistake my sense of acting in faith for my privilege acting or mistake God’s favor for that of man.

I am responsible for using my voice to speak expose injustices and bring truth to light even and especially when to do so puts my privileged standing in jeopardy. I am responsible for telling the stories of injustice and pain and truth to people who will hear it from me in the places where I’ve been given voice.

I used to say, “It’s not my fault that I’m white.” One day I heard the voice of the Holy Spirit ask me, “Whose fault is it?” I have long believed that before I was formed in my mother’s womb God knew me and had a plan for my life (Jeremiah 1:5). Although being white is neither a fault nor a privilege in terms of God’s design, it is a reality that must be reckoned with in this human world.

Whites do not choose to be given privilege; whether it is wanted or not, it is present. We choose what we do with the privilege given and we can choose to break the cycle of being a privilege giver.

We must be able to identify and acknowledge privilege when it is given. We must also know how and when to both deny it and utilize it.

As a white-woman-pastor I was a PR nightmare for the establishment and a goldmine for the media. I refused to exploit the situation which is why there are only two pictures of my wound: one that was taken by the young lady and one by the Alderman. Privilege denied.

For the white groups–who thought they didn’t have to move–I made up a cadence that I chanted next to them until they started walking: “No white privilege on the street, Everybody move your feet.” Privilege exposed and rejected.

I intentionally followed the same rules that everyone else had to follow, even when I felt like my feet were about to crumble apart with every painful step. Likely I could have rested and walked in the streets without much fuss from the police. Privilege denied.

Regarding the ambush and the allegations that we were storming the police, I told several media outlets, “They are lying.” I told the real story, but this small quote is all that was printed in their stories. At least it was said. Privilege used.

{snip}

I will deny privilege when it is self-benefiting and I will attempt to skillfully use it when it can be a weapon in the fight for justice. And I will constantly and deeply seek God for the wisdom to know the difference.

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  • WR_the_realist

    I hope this is a parody.

    Considering its source, I fear that it is not.

    • connorhus

      Nope. I watched the Woman on several different live feeds as things were going down. She is real although until now I didn’t know her entire story but the pastor part was played up. She was shot by a rubber bullet the night before they tried switching to the entire love fest strategy. The same night that picture was taken of the one nog throwing the smoke canister back at the police. She would stand in front of a group of the rioting nogs with her arms outstretched pretending she was attempting to stop them.

      After it was done and the rioters had been dispersed into small groups and pushed into the residential areas she was showing off her wound to a bunch of people but only one amateur reporter (I believe the Black Alderman guy) was there that had a feed although several did twitter the pic over and over.

      She is nothing more than a typical “Fellow Traveler” as Raspail would call her. The locals obviously knew where her loyalties fell and tolerated her as the go to White Ho of their older peers.

      • The same night that picture was taken of the one black throwing the smoke canister back at the police

        He turns out to be 25 years old, three children by three different women, living with his mother and making a “living” being a waiter.

        • connorhus

          I actually saw that on the feed as he was throwing it. The canister landed about 50 yards short of the police line. It was a very pathetic attempt really.

      • Basketeddie

        I believe “useful Idiot” hits the nail on the head.

    • TruthBeTold

      When Michael Brown was murdered I found myself sobbing while
      unconsciously rubbing my skin until it started to hurt. Was I trying to
      rub away my whiteness?

      I got to this point and my jaw dropped.

      Is she serious? If so, what kind of mind can thinks like this?

      • Johnny Squire

        She has a messiah complex. She thinks she can wash away all the white sins of the world with her blood.

        • bilderbuster

          She’s using her body to help too as she has Black kids.
          She be “Givin’ it up to the Black Man!”

        • me

          What White ‘sins’? Are you saying that only the White races have sinned, or that liberals are crazy enough to believe that lie?

        • M&S

          Which is why praying to a vampire god that demands a belief in the moral justness of the planned slaughter of it’s own child to ‘redeem’ those of OEM design flawed strangers as a necessary act (guilt-inducing) of ‘proven benevolence’ as deserved obeisance is such a soul sickening basis of true religious experience for whites.

          Because nobody else shares that belief and the world doesn’t work that way and neither we nor it are evil for wont of acting to preserve ourselves by established rules of survival: Survive, Breed, Succeed.

          I am prepared (and thankful) to say that everything this ‘Pastor’ says about white privilege is true.

          I caveat that admission with only two conditional constraints:

          1. We are driven by evolution, not by g-o-d and thus it is evolution which allows us to prefer our own, as indeed ALL OTHER races as subspecies of homo sapiens do. Because evolution pushes the creation of genetic variances that lead to sweeps that lead to ‘next step’ improvements, solely by dominating local resources.

          2. This woman is confusing the difference between child abuse and bigotry. While there are two sides to every story (I bet she was a willful brat who constantly pressed the envelope and scared her parents sick), the fact is that if they did that to her, her beliefs are unavoidably tainted by a childhood confusion of destroyed parental trust with perceived self-identification with another ‘victim group’.

          In this you have a major variation between the parent Judaism which encourages all it’s cult adherents to cry for their own ‘disadvantaged’ position with that of the daughter Christianity which only finds social fulfillment in calling for other’s equality of treatment, expecting the treatment to be universal when resources and time have -never- allowed for this, only weakened the group which espouses it.

          It never works. But it is how the extroverted, utopianist, expression of pathological altruism almost always occurs.

          When whites couldn’t stand the class oppression and lack of opportunities, they left Europe’s oligarchic societies to come here. Upon arrival, they contested with the indigenous peoples for ownership of land as a future and where it came to blood, they had no problems making it a fight for their genes over those of the Native Americans.

          Why do blacks not do the same? Why do blacks tolerate this racist oppression they -say- we impose upon them? Why not gather together, find a place and build their own society by their own rules as indeed, parts of New Orleans, Detroit, Chicago and St. Louis already are?

          The answer is because blacks are too stupid to succeed without white organizational ethics and competence and they know it, as they are socially intelligent enough to know where their welfare and their EBT and their HUD comes from.

          It is because they would prefer to live as second rank citizens in the shadow of whites who despise being around them (see: Real Estate tax codes) that blacks have no control over ‘their lives, their way’ as the ultimate refusal to be their own destiny’s empowerment.

          And for that alone, as the unwillingness to favor their own kind, over all others as _every_ other population does, they doom themselves to a status of eternal children as evolutionary dependents. And they get what they deserve as the victimization they receive from whites who do not appreciate having to support them.

          Again, the living world is not a nice place. Racism and the in-group favoritism deriving from it is just another evolutionary tool by which we protect what is successful and deny what isn’t. For ourselves as our posterity.

        • Jack Burton

          Maybe she’ll kill herself and do us all a favor.

        • World_War_Me

          Get down off the cross, Black Egyptian Jesus, this woman wants on.

        • IBWHITE

          ” She thinks she can wash away all the white sins of the world with her blood.”
          Well I certainly hope she loses a lot of it.

      • shawnmer

        The kind of “mind” who cannot, for the love of all that is Holy, define “murder!”

        Trayvon was “murdered,” too, you know. “Murder” to them is strictly determined not by facts or law, but by whether you like the guy who did the killing.

      • John R

        That is just SICK! First, Michael Brown “murdered”? Huh? Sorry, does she have some new evidence to support that murder accusation? I am sure the Ferguson Police and the Justice Department would love to hear it. Second, does she also sob for the countless White victims of black violence that happens every year in this country? I am guessing the answer is no.

        • Garrett Brown

          When the truth came out, it ceased being pushed by the media.

      • me

        What kind of mind can think like this? The White person with an unbalanced, socialist, brainwashed ‘liberal’ mind. It’s our ‘modern’ St. Vitus Dance, but not all White people are affected/infected. These self-loathing Whites would have been put in mental hospitals only forty years ago, but now the socialists hold these sick White people up as ‘examples’ for the rest of us bad, White ‘racists’ that will not comply with the bs and the vilification of our great race.

      • DaveMed

        She sounds frankly psychotic.

        If I saw someone like this, I would consult Psychiatry.

      • De Doc

        I read that as sickeningly sappy fiction. I doubt she shed so much as a sigh. But it does make wonderful narrative for the credulous audience that regularly consumes that pablum on PuffHo.

    • Paleoconn

      Our society is so sick and ridiculous, it can no longer be parodied.

  • D.B. Cooper

    You’re preaching to the choir here on Amren. You need to go to the real site, and make your usual comments there. You DO like a challenge, don’t you? My favorites are the black people pretending to be white.

    • TruthBeTold

      HP uses Facebook which I never signed up for.

      Liberals sites seem to favor anything but Disqus because, I believe, Facebook and other sites require real name identification.

      HP and others want to know who you are so they can call you out by name, publically shame you, and hopefully destroy your life.

      • me

        Yup. That’s a ‘liberal’ for ya!

    • Ron Cheaters

      I told one Black University woman to read Negroes In Negroland, She said something about why white man invaded America and Africa. I told her there’s an audio version for the really big white words..
      I’m sorry I sank that low.

      • OS-Q

        Lol I bet the moderator broke his delete key!

        • Ron Cheaters

          That, and you can’t mention Detroit. You can say Detoilet, and a few people know what Detoilet is.

          I was persistent with my Detroit but it was erased about 10 times.. Detoilet is fair game words though… go figure

          • OS-Q

            I was deleted for mentioning Robert Mugabe making it illegal for whites to own land and in a seperate comment blacks massacring Zanzibar’s Arabs, as shown in the Shockumentary “Africa Addio”

            I imagine while Detoilet is acceptable Chicongo is not.

      • me

        Why be sorry for telling her the truth?

        • Ron Cheaters

          I’m stil arguing with her.. it feels like 3 days now??
          care for some banter? its so stupid. she’s a student at Virginia State University… I told her that it was obvios by her arguments that she had taken a spot away fom a promising white boy.. since she was responding to a white boy who asked why he hasn’t heard of any white on black crime.

          If I get the chance, I’ll tell her tht the poor kid was more Virginia State University material than she is.. and he’s half her age..

          True, true.

          I just hate stupid arguments is all

  • anony

    I just want to hurl; I’m aghast that this kind of stupidy exists.

  • Oil Can Harry

    Another fake Christian.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Maybe she’s doing the blacksnake mambo with her pets.

      She sure loves hating herself and seems to think herself messianically important.

      Libtards and Xtianity – bad mix.

      • John R

        Part of it is the traitor can’t gain acceptance from his own group, so seeks that from a despised group. It is easier to gain acceptance by turning against one’s own people than to do so by achieving anything worthwhile. Let’s face it: We White people ARE very judgmental. As a group we demand high standards both for ourselves and for people with whom we associate. That is hard on liberals, and I think explains the appeal of liberalism. Just my humble opinion, that’s all. (See, even I am hoping you don’t be too judgmental about my post! lol.)

        • propagandaoftruth

          Ha ha. We apologize too much as well.

          When I was worming and boo hooy depressed I apologized to all sorts of people for the stupidest stuff.

          The wicked and the righteous despise the weak. With such joy this saintly martyr of a treacherous whore would destroy you or me, my friend. To her self loathing wormy soul, we are to be destroyed.

          I truly hate the passive aggressive bullying libtardism + Xtianity produce in such obnoxious quantities.

    • Conrad

      You’re right. God made the different races. It’s the enemies of God that are trying to breed the races together. God does not support those that are trying to destroy His creation. The Antichrist & the NWO are the ones behind this.

      • TruthBeTold

        If you believe in God or evolution, either way, race-mixing is a crime against God or a crime against nature.

        If you meet a person like her, ask her why God made distinct races of people and why she believes she knows better than God to undermine His divine plan.

      • Alexandra1973

        A friend of mine says that Whites are the only ones, basically, that have what it takes to go against the NWO. That’s why we’re targeted for destruction, so to speak. Miscegenation is one way. Whites are discouraged from having children and blacks and Hispanics are more or less paid to breed.

        • bilderbuster

          Your friend is correct.

        • Conrad

          The non-whites are the ones that most eagerly pursue any form of religion that is opposed to God’s plan. Notice that Christianity has been, for the most part, rejected by the non-white world.
          It was Europe that held most firmly to the message. It was Europe that brought forth the Reformation. Now that the NWO wants to embrace all of the false religions (ecumenism) and merge the races together, whites are once again the bad guys.

    • TruthBeTold

      Being beaten for having black friends seems a bit extreme.

      This woman strikes me as being race-crazy just like a feminist is gender-crazy.

      It’s difficult to know the truth with these kinds of people.

      Like a feminist believes all men are rapist, this woman believes all white people are violent racists. Hence her desperate need to overcompensate for the ‘sins’ of her fellow whites by embracing and identifying with blacks.

      • bilderbuster

        IF that happened you can bet that there’s much more to the story than that.

      • B.A_2014

        I hope You don’t actually believe what she claims.

        • TruthBeTold

          I find her comments suspicious in that all her alleged early childhood trauma involve race and racial issues.

          Her narrative seems to be from an early age that she was born with a non-racial awareness.

          I don’t know her or her family so I have to stop short of calling her a liar but I do take her personal narrative with a heaping dose of salt.

      • Bunky

        I’ll just wait.
        One day reality will hit her.
        Hard.

  • Clickbait.

    If there was truly white privilege in Ferguson, then Ferguson would not have gone from 99% white in 1970 to 28% white in 2010.

    • Oil Can Harry

      I haven’t seen a clickbait article this retarded since last week when World Net Daily screamed “Who should be president in 2016: Mitt Romney or Ben Carson?”

      • As far as that goes, “Why is my hot nude yoga class still hideously white?” will, like Cy Young’s career 511 pitching wins, will never be bested.

        • Reverend Bacon

          Well, would anyone click on a story about hot nude yoga if it were about women who look like Queen Latifah.

  • D.B. Cooper

    When my stepfather retired from the military, he wasn’t 40 yet, and decided to try for an Associate’s Degree. He had to write a paper for some sociology class.
    If he were a liberal, you would barf after reading the paper, which was a lot like Renita’s.
    However, imagine this article, if it were written word for word by Jared Taylor, Steve Sailer, or even Archie Bunker.
    The entire family was busting up laughing. My stepdad said his professor was “a big time bull%&#@”, and it’s “good to know your target audience”.

    • connorhus

      I know where he was coming from but sadly too many of us (And yes at one time I did it to) were too willing to go along to get along. See where it brought us too? We should have seen the error of our ways and made a stand. I finally did and I know it hurt me career and financially but I feel better for doing so.

      • Bravo. I have also experienced damage to my career because of my views, but I speak them openly anyway. The ability to sleep well at night is priceless.

        So in our timidity, let each of us make a choice: Whether consciously, to remain a servant of falsehood–of course, it is not out of inclination, but to feed one’s family, that one raises his children in the spirit of lies–or to shrug off the lies and become an honest man worthy of respect both by one’s children and contemporaries. -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  • B.A_2014

    I have been on Amren for about a year and a half but this is by far my favourite article lol

    Her children are mixed race and not black, just incase your making the same mistake that she made. Either way, i doubt they would be welcome at an NPI meeting.

  • HJ11

    She should jump off a very tall building. She is a self-hating neurotic who does all Whites harm by her very existence.

    • Adolf Verloc

      My reaction exactly. She is clearly too sensitive to continue in this cruel world.

  • ncpride

    Admittedly, I couldn’t get past the first few paragraphs, but I don’t need to. We’ve all read this nonsense before. Why doesn’t this crazy b****h just off herself and spare us all her retarded blathering and guilt? You DON’T speak for me you silly twit, and judging from the comments section of this article, you don’t speak for most Whites either.

  • Hubbub

    I’m not surprised at ‘White’ privilege in a majority white society, nor am I shamed by it; what I’m surprised about is the great number of ‘people of color’ in positions of government authority and in business and education stations when they make up such small minorities of the total population. For example, take Blacks. They make up 12% to 15% of the U. S. population, yet the president of the country is Black; the Attorney General is Black; Homeland Security is headed by a Black; and on down through the bureaucracy, Blacks are in positions of power – all out of proportion to their numbers. Is this disparate impact of another sort?

    I’m pissed off at Black privilege, and Hispanic privilege, especially when these groups are clearly the underperformers, yet are the over-represented. And at my expense, of all things.

    • JInSanD

      I came back from a recent trip and went through customs and immigration at JFK airport. All of the “agents” were black and virtually all were obese, some comically big in the butt. It was like arriving in Africa instead of the US.

      • phillyguy

        so that is how A Liberian national got into the country with ebola

        • bilderbuster

          One could even say he used his “Black Privilege” to do that.

      • saxonsun

        Seeing a white bus driver or postal worker is almost unheard of here in NYC.
        And forget construction sites–all Mexican illegals. They congregate on our streets in the morning waiting for work–on beautiful, tree-lined streets. It makes me feel sick.

        • JInSanD

          On my trip I saw many busses full of only white people with a white driver.

          • nicholasstix

            When, in 1954?

  • The Huffington Post should just change its name to the Anti-white post. They’re truly obsessed with their hatred toward whites.

  • phillyguy

    should I really comment on this article???? it will only be deleted anyway.

  • IstvanIN

    Where do these sickos come from?

    • Kenner

      Institutions of Higher Re-Education.

      • ViktorNN

        Nice turn of phrase!

    • Conrad

      Bad genes.

    • George Costanza

      It’s a disease of self hate.

    • Ron Cheaters

      Television, telling them what’s “cool”

    • Ian Thomas

      White guilt is a disease.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    The mind of a delusional brainwashed individual. Sad.

  • shatwood

    “One day I heard the voice of the Holy Spirit….”

    In her world the Holy Spirit is Tim Wise.

    • JInSanD

      How come the Holy Spirit doesn’t point out to her that God made white people white and black people black because that’s what he wanted to do and no where did he ever say “mix together and create one race” or “spend your life obsessing about the failures of other races” or “It’s your fault other races fail.”

      • Conrad

        “What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.” Mark 10:9.
        The reverse is just as true.

    • bilderbuster

      In the medical community it’s called hearing “voices”.

    • me

      Tim Wise?! Tim Wise, the devil’s diarrhea? That Merchant should be put through a wood chipper, toes first. There’s nothing ‘Holy’ about that White genocide monster!

  • JustJeff

    You need Jesus, hon.

    • shatwood

      Yes, Black Jesus. From Egypt.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    But is she a “Malcolm X Scholar?”

  • Just reading the first few lines of text it was obvious that a seriously mentally ill person wrote the article.

    There are many pastors, rabbis, priests, and nuns camping out at night all night in Ferguson, stirring up the blacks. They’re Marxists, into liberation theology. Wackos, the lot of them.

    Since Amren doesn’t like conversations about religion, I’ll just say that I no longer have any respect for any of the mainstream religions in the USA.

    • I don’t think those pseudo-white people are going to the Fergaza Strip to stir things up as much as they are going there after the fact in order to nose in on the credit to help their reputations and fund raising.

      Blacks can stir themselves up quite well enough.

      • Ian Thomas

        “Fergaza Strip” I like that!

    • anony

      I long ago divorced “organized” religion.

      For me, it’s a solitary journey to enlightenment.

      • Stan D Mute

        As it should be. If more so-called “believers” would simply read their old book(s) cover to cover instead of relying on some nitwit to read it for them and tell them what it says, we would be much further ahead in this game.

  • shatwood

    The most popular comments on the Huffpo article are VERY MUCH against the author.

    • LHathaway

      Last time I visited Huffpo I was surprised to notice that too. Voting on the comments tended to favor ‘race realism’ more than they did ‘tolerance’. Perhaps Everyone is just getting a little cranky.

    • OS-Q

      Fight the good fight! Just imagine what the comments would look like without Huff-Po’s diligent protection of the stupid commentators on their side!

  • ncpride

    Since my first post was removed (understandably) because of my total disgust and anger with this article, I’ll just say the comments section of the original article are worth a read. The only positive thing about this ridiculous article is that Whites are getting angrier by the moment at such nonsense. I know most don’t believe it will happen, but we WILL hit a tipping point.

  • Michael Whalen

    Renita: I have found through personal experience, that some days it is just not worth chewing through the restraints.

  • JohnEngelman

    Whenever someone brings up the subject of white privilege one should ask two questions. If it is dangerous to ask them out loud, at least wonder about them before adopting a white liberal guilt complex. Would whites in the United States be better off if all the blacks left? Would blacks be better off if all the whites left?

    • LHathaway

      They expect us to believe white orphans are privileged over and above the middle class grandchildren of those who benefited from affirmative action. In fact, you are expected to demonstrate that knowledge in order to get a good grade on your tests.

  • This is far and away one of the most sickening things I have ever read.

  • JohnEngelman

    Those of European descent have nothing to feel guilty about. Compared with the empires of other nations, European empires were benign.

    I am not sure how this was estimated, but I have read that during the Mongolian conquests the Mongolians killed ten percent of the world’s population.

    Even slave owners of European descent were more benign. Arabs castrated male slaves. They cut of the penises of black male slaves. In an age before antiseptics and anesthesia many slaves died from this practice.

    Negro slave owners in Africa would often sacrifice their slaves to heathen deities, or eat them.

    • The Mongols killed about a quarter of the world’s population.

      • JohnEngelman

        Do you have a source for that? It might be true. Nevertheless, I wonder how anyone could estimate that. I also wonder how the Mongolians could have done that. The Mongolian army was never much larger than 100,000.

        • OS-Q

          100,000 cavalry could do an absurd amount of damage, they just have to kill ten times their number in civilians and you have 1 million dead.

          They had a very self-sufficient and fast army going up against armies that needed to go home late in the year to make sure their families didn’t starve. The Mongols just smoked more livestock and plundered local villages for the winter, and often used frozen rivers as roads.

          Oddly I’ve heard that the Mongol mass slaughters might have been exaggerated by themselves to help in collecting tributes. The logic of this was that the Mongols had a strong (and wise) aversion to touching corpses, let alone making mountains of skulls. Of course, they could have just killed people themselves and had their subjects mutilate the bodies.

          I’m not sure about how many they killed. I do know that Genghis Khan is the ancestor of about 8 percent of people in the former lands of his empire, according to study published in National Geographic about a decade ago.

    • Stan D Mute

      Africans were simply too expensive to be badly mistreated in America. A male in good health cost the equivalent of around $40,000 in today’s dollars. White slaves, on the other hand, were dirt cheap because they were of almost no use in the farmers’ fields and the industrial revolution was a long way off yet. It’s well documented that Africans themselves felt they were better off than poor (not even enslaved) whites. Why this fact is ignored is obvious – it doesn’t play well for white guilt.

      • bilderbuster

        When the Erie Canal was being built they considered leasing slaves to build it but hired the Irish instead.
        If a slave died in an accident the owners had to be compensated but if an Irishman died he was just buried and they hired a new one.

      • Garrett Brown

        Why were whites of no use in the field?

        • Stan D Mute

          Heat stroke and death.

          • Garrett Brown

            Huh… so the tens of millions of whites that have worked in fields through centuries had heart attacks and died. I wonder how the hell we got any bread or vegetables then. I wonder how the hell my father and his 8 siblings worked in fields until they were 18 and moved out, yet all of them are still alive and healthy exempt one that died in a car crash. I hope people realize how ridiculous and ignorant your statement is.

          • Stan D Mute

            Ok funnyman. I’m sure all the Trolls of the world are laughing hysterically with you.

            There is just one small problem with your hilarity and that is History. African slaves were not used in wheat fields in Iowa. Nor were they used in Pennsylvania produce farms. They were, however, used on cotton plantations in the Deep South and on tobacco farms in the mid South. They were used on farms where the much cheaper white slaves just died in heat exhaustion.

            My family farmed until 2005. In the north we used oxen instead of slaves. Oxen are much cheaper you see. Later we used mechanical tractors. In any case, there weren’t any white folks out in 100+ degree fields from dawn to dusk.

            The ultimate proof of the stupidity of your thesis is the fact that Africans were imported at great cost for farm labor when there was a ready and ample supply of white slaves from Ireland and England. If the white slaves could have done the work economically, there would have been no reason whatsoever for the enormous expense of importing Africans.

          • Garrett Brown

            Now you’re implying whites didn’t work on cotton fields in the south. And even if there was a possibility of them doing so (thousands of historical documents) they would drop dead because of their physical inferiority. You know NOTHING of the Caucasion or Negro body types.

            I could go to ANY cotton field against 95% of Negroes and outwork them. I outworked them in sports, jobs, the classroom, martial arts, physical altercations (exempt one), pretty much everything in life. They wouldn’t keep up with me or my friends that have superior genetics who lift and have played sports their entire lives. They wouldn’t keep up with my father nor his brothers who worked cotton fields in 100 degree Virginia heat for thirteen years of their lives either. Being genetically faster means **** all on a farm.

            YOU can sit on your chair behind your computer with your frail, weak, effeminate, metrosexual body (or you’re morbidly obese, one is true) and worship Bantus, but REAL white men do no such thing. You’re a pathetic excuse for your race, go suck some black penis.

          • Garrett Brown

            Since a moderator doesn’t want you to know the truth I’ll send it in a seperate message that will at least pop up in your email.

            YOU can sit your incredibly obese a** (or you’re a weak, effimenate, metrosexual, demasculated punk… either or) on your chair and worship Negroes but REAL white men will do no such thing. We will continue to achieve greatness and prove our strength and work ethic. Now go suck a black penis you pathetic cu**

  • Malgus

    Had a tough time reading this. It is a snapshot into insanity. Seriously.

    Whomever – WHATever – wrote this is seriously mentally ill. Blew their porch light. Burned a bearing and threw an axle… I’m willing to bet a Psychologist or Psychiatrist could spend the rest of their lives studying the neurosis and psychosis evident in this one person, and not come across something twice… mommy and daddy issues, completely deranged fundamentalism, hearing voices, self loathing, genocidal behavior…

    This sick person’s thinking is literally so alien to me, I literally do not understand how someone could actually conceive of thoughts like this…

    • Mary

      Seriously. This goes far deeper than merely a (drastically) different viewpoint. This woman needs major mental health treatment. HuffPo should not print the rantings of one so obviously not in control of her faculties.

      • Malgus

        I also have serious questions about her IQ. Take this one statement: ” …for declaring that Jesus was black. After all, he hid in Egypt.”

        The broken reasoning here is pretty breathtaking. Christ was born in the Levant, but since he “hid in Egypt” – and since Egypt is on the continent of Africa, and apparently only blacks live in Africa – therefore, Christ must have been black, so he could ‘blend in’ and hide successfully…

        Think about that reasoning for a minute, and the substandard IQ needed to reach that conclusion…

        And she claims to be a ‘pastor’…. really? In which church? I suspect it’s probably one of those “Hoopty Donk Baptist Church”es located in a small, crumbling whitewashed building or old Quonset hut. Today’s sermon: “Jeebus say: WHITEY OWES ME A LIVIN’!”

        • TruthBeTold

          I noticed the weird Egypt thing too.

          How does a young child come up with this thought or this odd logic; Jesus hid in Egypt so he must have been black.

          She’s either not very intelligent or just as likely she’s mentally ill.

          She’s as irrational and crazy as a feminist.

          • Malgus

            Mentally ill is my bet… there’s this, too: “As the mother of black children I feared daily for their safety as they left home for school, work or play.”

            Well, she’s already flushed her genetic heritage down the toilet… anyone who willingly does that is obviously mentally defective in some fashion, likely having an above-70 functional IQ, but not very far above 70…

            The rest of her post is just “poor me… boo hoo, I’m a woobie” self-loathing… dollars to donuts if you check her wrists, you’ll find scars…

          • TruthBeTold

            Her personal narrative does show aspects of persecution complex, Christ complex, and the need to be the center of attention.

            There’s the old saying, there are three sides to every story. Your side, my side, and the truth.

            It sounds to me whatever her life experience, she frames everything around race and her interpretation of her life events. And she comes off sounding crazy.

          • Malgus

            I did some background research on this… person. Not the Hoopty Donk Baptist Church… but the African Methodist Episcopal Church. I have no experience with this crew, but they sound.. sort of fringe.

            EVERY SINGLE THREAD where this person shows up, she never hesitates to throw out the “well, when I was abused” hook in the water, or the wooden bullet thing or the pastor thing… she feeds off of the “Awww, poor baby” reaction of those stupid enough to engage her in conversation. Somehow turns the conversation to “me, I, mine” combined with fishing for sympathy… someone upthread said she was a masochist narcissist… did some reading and yeah, I agree.

            She’s seriously off her axle. Self-destructive bent plus a drive to be the center of attention… hence walking into harm’s way on purpose. Not because she shared “solidarity” with the “protesters”, but because she wanted to be injured, thereby lending the rioters some measure of moral authority with her “whiteness” and that she’s a “pastor”…. walk into a bullet, get hurt, become the center of attention… poor Woobie. And the blacks gain a measure of legitimacy because of it…

            Best thing one can do with this type of nutcase is completely ignore them… unless they become Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds…. then they have my attention…

          • phillyguy

            can you imagine the cultured home she grew up in?

        • Stan D Mute

          It’s pretty well assured that its a “Second Baptist” church.

      • That sort of thing is just about all HuffPo prints. Complaining about HuffPo for running this piece is akin to complaining that skunks stink.

  • HJ11

    Another beaten down and dispirited self-hating White. No self esteem. No group esteem. Wants to be a non-White. A true weak seed.

    • TruthBeTold

      She’s crazy.

      She became a pastor because she has a Christ complex.

      • Alexandra1973

        Someone needs to remind her about women being forbidden to speak in the churches. I guess that lets out women pastors.

  • Caucasoid88

    Then martyr yourself and eat a bullet.

  • MekongDelta69

    I’m calling Bellevue right away.

    She needs some mentally insane ‘privilege’ treatment.

    Should I get out my DVD of “One Flew Over The Ferguson Nest” and ‘cry’ along with this ‘thing’?

    Jes axin’…

    • phillyguy

      you are right , if she is trying to rip the skin right off of her she is sick ,commit her immediately!

  • LHathaway

    “Media agitates with relentless incendiary accounts of Mike Brown shooting then totally censoring horrific racially motivated black on white mob attacks. . . . “

  • Easyrhino

    The best thing about this article is reading the comments about it on the Huffington Post.

    People there aren’t buying this caca and from what I’ve read, there are many like minded people out there as the type you’d find here on Amren.

    We’re not alone!

    • HJ11

      Right. We’re not alone and more and more of us are coming out of the closet and proclaiming our essential Whiteness. The more who come out, the more who will come out.

    • ncpride

      My computer may be acting up tonight, but I went back to read more comments and they are gone…..all of them. That would not be unusual, especially when the comments utterly reject their anti-White agenda.

      • ViktorNN

        Too bad your comments were wiped, but there are TONS of negative comments there. It’s inspiring to see so many white people using their real names and being so outspoken.

        A lot of white people get it. The term “white privilege” is anti-white.

        • ncpride

          True, and I agree. However, I’m apparently in good company. The comments were nearing nearly 500, but at this moment, they are down to around 280, so they have been busy little bees at this liberal rag.

          • ViktorNN

            Cowards. Even with people posting under their real names, they can’t tolerate free and open discussion.

          • HJ11

            You are in good company. White company. And, more and more of us are standing up and speaking out.

            The haters of Whites may push some weak seed Whites to the back of the bus, but I sense that Whites are starting to join together again in many ways…AS WHITES. The times they are a changin’.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Insanity. Pure and simple.

  • cletus mcnegro

    More moronic blubbering from a negro worshipper. Stupidity knows no limits.

  • Reverend Bacon

    United Methodist minister Charles Moore so loathed his race that he set himself on fire in protest. Now, that is the kind of protest I can support. Writing some self-absorbed piece in that pandering rag pales in comparison.

  • Simonetta

    This woman seems to me to be a textbook example of masochistic neurotic. She mentions being cruelly beaten as a child, and even defiantly saying things to her abusers that would assure that she would be harshly beaten by them.

    She is quite likely often beat up by the black man with whom she’s had children. I seriously doubt that she beats or abuses these children. But I have little doubt that when they grow up, if they are male, they will beat up on her. She will know exactly the right thing to say to induce them to do it.

    She should get professional help before she induces someone to kill her.

    • Stan D Mute

      Except we are all much better off if she doesn’t get that treatment and does get the “medicine” she is asking her african pets to administer.

    • phillyguy

      I will bet a hundred to one that she don’t even know who the father of her children is.

      • PvtCharlieSlate

        … who the fathers of her children are.
        Fixed it.

  • Johnny Squire

    -“I will deny privilege when it is self-benefiting and I will attempt to skillfully use it when it can be a weapon in the fight for justice.”

    She will deny privilege until she cashes in with her own show on MSNBC or until a person of color beats some sense into her.

  • Who Me?

    ?!?!?! Dis ho gone full retard!

  • Stan D Mute

    I quit reading when I got here:

    As the mother of black children …

    I’m only sorry I wasted my time getting that far. I couldn’t care less what an insane woman thinks.

    • LIBERTYSINCURSION

      I know, right? I couldn’t make it all the way through this dopey liberal dribble myself, friend. Now,,, I could be wrong but, with her status of being a “Mother of black children”. That automatically comes with the non-negotiable status of being a single parent as well, right? I’m gonna have to check the “How To Be Black – The Rule Book, Na-Imeen?”, but I’m pretty sure it’s in there somewhere.

      • Ron Cheaters

        Pastor Renita Marie:Itinerant Elder and Pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
        Too Queer to be gay.

  • Stan D Mute

    Our “track record” is one hell of a lot better than anyone else’s. I’m damn proud of what my people have done for this world.

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    Man, this women is such a coward! She goes to participate in the Ferguson protest/riot fully aware that she is protected by her White privilege. She even admits that she wasn’t afraid of the police. She knew the police treat White people of privilege differently from the way they treat the oppressed people of colo,,, uh, ugh,,, wait,, wait! No,,, no, I ugh,, you know what,,, I, ugh,,, I just read the part where she was tear gassed and shot in the stomach with a “wooden bullet”. So, uh,, yeah,,,,,,,,, she,,,, well,, she was apparently treated just like the oppressed people of color, with whom she was engaged in unlawful behavior with.

    Well, the White racist that make up the police department were obviously unable to see that her skin was White. Yeah,,, yeah that’s it, they just couldn’t tell. Otherwise they would’ve simply passed right by her while giving a pleasantly spoken “good evening Mam, any of these criminals of color giving you a hard time?”. As he smashed in the skull of a near by 7 year old little black boy for daring to be within 20 feet of a White women.

  • Johnny Squire

    The cant of the liberal implies that people of color lived without sin in Eden until the white serpent arrived.

  • MBlanc46

    In a sane country this sort of self-hatred would be considered a personality disorder.

  • Leon NJ

    For me, this white privilege is like trying to believe in God. People say it’s there and all around us…but I guess I’m just dumb and blind for both.

    • ViktorNN

      It truly is both strange (and also a bit amusing) watching these fools run around insisting on the existence of something which is unverifiable and unmeasurable.

  • John R

    This is embarrassing to read. It is obvious that liberals are getting desperate: There are thousands of ways that blacks have privileges granted them over Whites, so now they must desperately come up with some concocted “White Privilege” (Just as Jared Taylor said in at least one video.). So, this is the privilege of “not having to think about your safety”? What? Yeah, a lot of White people have tried using that privilege. They are generally the ones that find themselves victims of black muggers, rapists, knockout game participants, and flash mob thugs.

  • benvad

    You’re bad for being white? We’ll then drink poison and do away with yourself.

  • Katherine McChesney

    One think I know for certain based on my experience is that a woman should NEVER be pastor of any church.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      In my opinion, women become priests in the Episcopal Church because, to them, it’s the next best thing to being a Druid.

  • “When Michael Brown was murdered I found myself sobbing while unconsciously rubbing my skin until it started to hurt. Was I trying to rub away my whiteness?”

    Most likely treatable with a series of distemper shots and several sessions of brisk no-nonsense sheep-dip vat dunkings for end-stage mongoose mange.

  • CallahanAuto

    This author is a very sick person. It is unhealthy to harbor so much self-hatred. I am wavering between pitying her and despising her.

    • Malgus

      I’m not.

  • ViktorNN

    Our “track record” is perfectly fine.

    Whites created Western Civilization which is the prism through which every single human on the planet to some degree or another understands the world (and those who don’t are living in a pre-rational state of stupidity).

    Every benefit of modern life that every human on the planet enjoys is due to Western Civilization which is the sole creation, achievement, and expression of white people.

    NEVER be ashamed or apologize for being white.

    • saxonsun

      Proud, proud, oh so proud.

  • LHathaway

    Whether they know it or not. There days are numbered.

  • ViktorNN

    For the umpteenth millionth time – “white privilege” is a myth. An insidious, hateful lie.

    A privilege is defined as a special right granted to a certain group of people. White people are not granted any special rights in this country. I challenge anyone to name a single one.

    Also, absence of discrimination against a group does not mean that that group has a “privilege.”

    For example, say a group does experience some form of racial discrimination (such discrimination would be illegal in this country – but say it happens anyway), this does not mean that other racial groups which don’t experience this discrimination are suddenly enjoying a privilege – they still have to obey all the same laws.

    Last, the vast majority of phenomenon described as “privileges” by people like this women are really just advantages that come with being a majority. Go to any foreign country where there are majority-minority dynamics and you will see the same kind of phenomenon. In this sense, there is nothing “white” about “white privilege” nor is there any “privilege” to being a majority – it’s at best, an advantage.

    Time to consign the lie of white privilege to the dustbin of really stupid, bad ideas that fail to describe reality in any helpful or useful way. It’s a hate concept.

    • superlloyd

      ‘Last, the vast majority of phenomenon described as “privileges” by people like this women are really just advantages that come with being a majority.’ Or advantages that come from not being a negro.

  • tobytylersf

    “Lawdy, lawdy, I sho’ hopes de Lawd fo’gives me fo’ mah horrible whiteness!”

    Seriously, I think this woman is the Stepin Fetchit of progressivism. Not that I thought little of the real Mr. Fetchit, who was quite a talented actor. But this shuffling and scraping and whining about how it’s not her fault she was cursed with white skin is nauseating.

    And I keep looking around the house for my white privilege, but can’t find it anywhere. Just another un-kept promise from the liberals, I guess…

  • HE2

    A lunatic wrote this. I am surprised such ravings made it into print. Sets a new low, even for the liberal gonzo site H/P.

  • OhWow

    Please let her be next in the knockout game. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing white liberals get a strong dose of reality. Same concept as people trying to claim tigers aren’t dangerous then 24 hours later they get mauled by one.

    White women are the worst offenders of this. Naturally compassionate and nurturing, they are eager to believe that the world is a utopia and blacks are poor little puppies wronged by evil whitey. I remember even as a very young child at about 3 years old I was in the city with my father (New York) and a black bum came up asking for a cigarette to which he denied. I remember crying because even though I was way too young to understand race or politics, I still sensed that my father and I were in danger because he was black. It’s just like a natural aversion…the older I got the more I realized they are totally different from us.

    • ViktorNN

      She’s too far gone. If she were beaten or raped by blacks she would say something crazy like “it was white racism that made them do it.”

      She’s in the grips of the anti-racist cult, and there probably won’t be any deprogramming her.

      • Kenner

        She’s her own, very vigilant, jailor.

  • B.A_2014

    Did everyone miss the part where she said Christ was black?

  • Ian Thomas

    Thankfully this white privilege nonsense is not working on most whites anymore, most see it for the ridiculousness that it is. This woman is clearly mentally ill. The more white people with white guilt come forward and speak, the more other whites realize how crazy they are and distance themselves. This is actually good news.

  • bubo

    When Michael Brown was murdered I found myself sobbing while unconsciously rubbing my skin until it started to hurt. Was I trying to rub away my whiteness?

    Deep. So deep.

  • Garrett Brown

    “When Michael Brown was murdered I found myself sobbing while unconsciously rubbing my skin until it started to hurt”

    lmfao

  • JohnEngelman

    White privilege includes the privilege of being able to walk behind someone downtown after dark and not having the person cross the street to avoid being robbed.

    White privilege includes the privilege of being able to board a bus without having the women hold their purses more tightly, and without having the men put their briefcases on their laps.

    White privilege includes the privilege of being able to go into a store without having the sales clerks watch one’s behavior.

    White privilege includes the privilege of being able to walk in a white neighborhood after dark without watching car windows roll up, and children told to stop playing and come inside.

    White privilege has been earned. People, including black people, know that nearly all of us are safe to be around.

  • Born_In_The_Pineywoods

    “Pastor” Mudshark?

  • superlloyd

    The idiotic ravings of a deluded, self hating, self harming, irrational, libtard dupe. She should be in a straitjacket.

    I am ashamed she’s white.

  • Itooktheredpill

    Fellow white nationalists, race realists, and racists. If this lunacy ever ends regarding race and multiculturalism and we end up having white ethno states again we absolutely must kick deranged idiots like this out and no matter how much they eventually beg and grovel to be let back in we must firmly say no. We have to cull this kind of stupidity from our gene pool. Its the white races weakest link

  • archer

    Generally speaking you don’t have to be afraid of the police if you are not engaged in criminal activity or have a long history of doing so.

  • Moenn

    IMO, there’s no such thing as “white privilege.” There is such a thing as “wealth privilege.” I believe that’s really what they’re referring to. Even wealthy blacks avoid lower-class negroes, and rich whites stay away from “trailer trash.” It’s a class issue, much like the caste system in India, nothing more.

  • gah

    People like this woman are just plain sick.

  • Who Me?

    I’m really sorry there are people this psychotic living among us.

  • Casper Flannigan

    She is a broken product of abuse. If her back story is true. Also one of their useful idiots. Also it’s a shame we must post with pseudonyms online. We are Orwells thought criminals and one other thing.

    We are right.

  • De Doc

    Another attention seeking PuffHo author pontificates again!

  • As well they should be. We will not forget who did this to our nations.

    • anony

      We will not forget; we will not forgive.

  • Paleoconn

    I had to stop reading cause I was starting to worry about my sanity. This woman should just kill herself.

  • Jack Burton

    This woman is clearly mentally ill and in denial.

    She thought she wouldn’t be hurt, she took her safety for granted, and she believes that’s white privilege. No, that’s you being a dumb bitch.

    Then she was shot and tear gassed, which breaks her imagined “white privilege” idea.

    Then when they want to interview her for being shot, she says, oh that’s white privilege again, why do they want to interview me and not blacks?! Uh, maybe because you’re one of the few crazy whites out there? No, she again believes it’s white privilege. That’s what you call confirmation bias and in general being illogical and stupid.

  • dean53

    This is the rantings of a seriously mentally ill white woman. The pathetic end result of Marxist reeducation.

  • Basketeddie

    Tim Wise in drag?