Activist Warns: Return of Warm Weather to St. Louis Could Mean Violence

Paul Hampel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 24, 2015

A leader of a community outreach group warned fact-finders for a federal civil rights agency Monday that warm weather could spark more street violence in lingering resentment of police shootings.

“As St. Louis walks into this next warm season, and it’s right around the corner, we’re not ready for what’s going to come out of our neighborhoods,” said James Clark, vice president of the nonprofit organization Better Family Life.

“This is going to be a very, very challenging time in our community as it relates to crime and violence. Once this weather breaks, there are going to be challenges for the police officers. How the police are going to manage it–my prayers are with them.”

Clark participated in one of several panels addressing the Missouri Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. It is examining police use of force relating to race or color.

The commission is an independent, bipartisan agency that advises the president and Congress on civil rights matters. It took an active interest here after the shooting of a black teen, Michael Brown, by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9.

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Joining Clark on a panel of activists earlier in the day were Charli Cooksey, with the Young Citizen’s Council of St. Louis; J. Alfredo Chavez, with Latinos en Axion St. Louis; David Nehrt-Flores, with Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates; and the Rev. Traci Blackmon, with Christ the King Church in Florissant.

Chavez said that Latinos are the victims of racial profiling more often than statistics indicate, because of the way police tally stops.

“When they stop you, they don’t put you as Latino or Hispanics. They put you as a white,” he asserted.

He also alleged that officials are quick to deport Latinos after minor traffic stops. “They don’t take us to jail. They deport us. They take us out of here. They don’t care about the separation of families,” Chavez complained.

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The committee plans a follow-up meeting in Kansas City later this year, after which it will issue findings and recommendations.

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  • Dave4088

    Chavez said……“When they stop you, they don’t put you as Latino or Hispanics. They put you as a white,” he asserted.

    White people who make this revelation are dismissed as racist, but when a Latino says it he is Captain Courageous.

  • D.B. Cooper

    There’s that word again!
    “Challenges”.
    It pops up a lot, doesn’t it? What do you NAACP types think? Come on! I know you read Amren, looking for racism you’ll never find.

  • MekongDelta69

    What ‘Mr. Activist’ said:
    “Return of Warm Weather to St. Louis Could Mean Violence”

    What ‘Mr. Activist’ meant to say:
    “Return of Warm Weather to St. Louis Will Mean Violence”

    • Ograf

      They think they are the only ones with weapons ? DFN

  • John Smith

    Negroes are always at their most restless when warm weather hits – they’re creatures of the jungle, not the snow belt, and the concomitant rise in crime then proves it.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Former Republican Congressman Helen Chenoweth, when asked why there aren’t more blacks in Idaho, she answered if was probably because they couldn’t handle the cooler weather. When told that Idaho is 96% white and aked why isn’t more “diverse” she said that Idaho already has enough cultural diversity.

      • connorhus

        I always say when things finally break down Winter will be the best natural ally Whites will have. Learn to love it.

        • Nancy

          Again, another reason why we’re abandoning Atlanta for Utah this summer. Not too many Bantus on snow skis.

      • John Smith

        It’s first on my list as a white homeland to move to when the rest of the country becomes Aztlan and a Bantustan with enclaves of Chinese control on the West Coast and Hawaii.

        • Sick of it

          You never know, we might be able to take over Aztlan with a few hundred people.

          • LexiconD1

            Wouldn’t you throw down your arms, knowing you’re now going to receive all the welfare you want from cradle to the grave?

          • Didn’t the Spanish already do that?

  • JackKrak

    Come on, who among us hasn’t been driven to hold up a liquor store or sucker punch random pedestrians when the thermometer hits a certain number?

    • Whitetrashgang

      Oh crap now I have to make two stops?

  • “As St. Louis walks into this next warm season, and it’s right around the corner, we’re not ready for what’s going to come out of our neighborhoods,” said James Clark, vice president of the nonprofit organization Better Family Life.

    There’s a chance that the batteries are being recharged and we could have another fun summer, but I doubt it. I just happen to think that Better FAMBLY Life is trying to scam its way into some state or Federal contracts and grants, using the fear of more riots as its weapon.

    Joining Clark on a panel of activists earlier in the day were Charli Cooksey, with the Young Citizen’s Council of St. Louis; J. Alfredo Chavez, with Latinos en Axion St. Louis; David Nehrt-Flores, with Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates; and the Rev. Traci Blackmon, with Christ the King Church in Florissant.

    What do Hispanics/Latinos have to do with this hot ghetto mess?

    Chavez said that Latinos are the victims of racial profiling more often than statistics indicate, because of the way police tally stops. “When they stop you, they don’t put you as Latino or Hispanics. They put you as a white,” he asserted.

    That part is true. There’s a reason for that, Pancho Villa. Think it through. It has to do with making “white” crime seem higher than it is.

    He also complained that police are quick to deport Latinos after stopping them for minor traffic violations. “They don’t take us to jail. They deport us. They take us out of here. They don’t care about the separation of families.”

    That part, unfortunately, is not so true. If the cop bothers calling ICE, almost 100% of the time, ICE won’t want to hold them. In the rare instances that ICE does put a hold on them, those rarely result in an actual deportation.

    • connorhus

      Yep they are hoping Nixon will give them a piece of the pie too.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      Dems likes dat whyte man mooooooooney, too….!

  • superlloyd

    This is an implied threat that will only be averted by complete capitulation to to the dishonest negro narrative of the innocent, white as snow, gentle giant and the vicious, racist killer Darren Ferguson entailing the arrest and charging of the scapegoat police officer. Black activists with their one track “minds’ are a blight on this country through their dishonesty and stupidity.

    • I hope they do riot. I want to hear them whine later on that the businesses and jobs are all gone and insurance rates are sky-high.

      • Jeff

        There are really only two possibilities. One, warm weather arrives and we discover the attention span of the ghetto rats has moved on to other, more pressing issues. Grape drank, ganja, hittin dat booty, etc etc. Or 2, the manufactured rage erupts and they burn the few businesses left in the hood for the entertainment of the white masses. Or they actually do venture forth from their self imposed hellish neighborhood to bring the fight to the burbs. In which case they will be cut down in enormous bursts of lead from paranoid burbanites who have been stockpiling weapons and ammo for the last 6 months. In which case it will be a very short riot season.

        • Earl P. Holt III

          I just loooooooove those O’Henry Endings…

  • TomIron361

    Activist Warns: Return of Warm Weather to St. Louis Could Mean Violence
    _________________________________________________________
    Everybody knows riot season only happens in nice weather.

    • ElGringo

      Yep, the “sunshine rioters”.

  • This is just their way of preparing us for what blacks WILL do over the Summer.

  • George Costanza

    The bitter bone chilling cold weather we’ve been getting here in NYC gave us a 12-day long stretch without a homicide…but it was business as usual a week later.

    • Nancy

      You’re lucky: they cancelled school again today in Atlanta in anticipation of a huge snowstorm which didn’t really materialize. Now we have a bunch of low-IQ Bantus (who can’t manage to drive properly when the sun is shining) who have their day free to drive around in the slush and ram into each other.

      The only upshot: they can’t manage to flee the scene very well with their pants around their ankles and their cars in a ditch.

  • Luca

    Well golly, if it gets too hot for the little cilluns just call out the Fire Dept. to hose’m down like they did in the good ol’ days.

    • Reynardine

      Fire hoses would have been an excellent weapon to use in Ferguson, especially in the middle of a Missouri winter…

      • Whitetrashgang

        I assume you mean hoses that shoot out fire?

        • Reynardine

          Now since you put it that way…

          • Whitetrashgang

            Yes I did.

        • Sick of it

          Greek fire would be even better.

      • Luca

        Fire hoses have a disparate impact on blacks.

        • Wing-nut.

          Could fire hoses be racist?

    • Whitetrashgang

      Well since they cant pass a firefighters test, sounds good to me.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        They pass them with ease: The problem is, they get most of the questions incorrect. The federal courts do the rest…

    • MBlanc46

      And maybe give them some dogs to play with?

  • RacialRay

    Frankly, Senor Chavez, I do not care about the separation of families, either…when those families are breaking the law by simply being here.

    Shoulda thought of that before you packed the burro for the trip north.

    • Nancy

      And frankly, Senor Chavez, we’d be deporting the black criminals, too, if we could.

  • Capn Dad

    Spent a lot of time at the range this winter…………

    • LexiconD1

      And, buying ammo. Had to get a new ammo case.

  • Sick of it

    Perhaps Mr. Chavez could save himself the inconvenience of deportation by returning to his nation of origin and staying there.

  • Alexandra1973

    I love it when they blame short tempers (so to speak) on heat. I know…this is only February. But while in the summer heat makes me a bit grouchy, it doesn’t make me want to bust a cap in someone’s derriere. It makes me want to hole up with air-conditioning and a computer game.

    • LexiconD1

      Or my brothers unheated swimming pool.

  • InAFreeCountry

    “They don’t take us to jail. They deport us. They take us out of here.
    They don’t care about the separation of families,” Chavez complained.

    Good! Deport them! Deport every single one of them!

  • InAFreeCountry

    When it gets hot in the summer, I generally like to go for a swim, or hike up in the mountains, or drink something cold. I can’t say I ever got the urge to just murder or rob or loot.

  • Lygeia

    Gosh, when it gets hot, I just want a glass of iced tea.

    Murder is definitely not on my menu.

  • Michael Whalen

    “This is going to be a very challenging time in our community.”
    “I’m going to make you an offer you can’t refuse.”
    “Hey! Nice looking car! Give me ten dollars, and I’ll keep on eye on it for you!”

  • MBlanc46

    “He also alleged that officials are quick to deport Latinos after minor
    traffic stops. ‘They don’t take us to jail. They deport us. They take us
    out of here. They don’t care about the separation of families,’ Chavez
    complained.”

    Don’t I wish.

    • “They don’t care about the separation of families.”

      Well, Chavez, poor planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

      • Hammerheart

        I don’t care about their families because their reckless driving habits and criminal cartel cousins put my family at risk. if America is such a terrible racist nation you’re welcome to take your family elsewhere Chavez.

  • ViktorNN

    He also alleged that officials are quick to deport Latinos after minor traffic stops. “They don’t take us to jail. They deport us. They take us out of here. They don’t care about the separation of families,” Chavez complained.

    Oh man, I wish this were true.

  • WR_the_realist

    He also alleged that officials are quick to deport Latinos after minor traffic stops.

    I can only hope that is so. Latinos who immigrate here illegally obviously don’t care about breaking up their families, so cry me a river when that happens.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    Remember watching Paris burn in 2007? Or London in 2010?

    The French and English may turn their eyes on us this year.

  • archer

    “they don’t care about the separation of families”, easy fix, deport the whole family if they are here illegally.

  • Earl Turner

    Weather gone bad.

  • WhiteVeinKratom

    “This is going to be a very, very challenging time in our community as
    it relates to crime and violence. Once this weather breaks, there are
    going to be challenges for the police officers. How the police are going
    to manage it–my prayers are with them.”

    So what is really being said is that there WILL be violence, and it WILL be towards police….”my prayers are with them”

    Time for round three.

    • meanqueen

      The police don’t need prayers. They just need permission to do their jobs.

  • ElGringo

    Wait, I thought guns caused crime and now you’re telling me it’s been the weather all along? It’s a good thing I have air conditioning. I don’t even want to think of the horrors I’d commit if I didn’t.

  • Marilyn Rosen

    Ok so maybe if they shut the freak up about it there won’t be any problems! And if they want to riot and burn their buildings fine! But flaming the fire is going to make it worse. My grandma who turned 88 recently told me about life in Detroit when she was young. Neighbors looked out for each other, borrowed sugar, went window shopping downtown, etc..driving there now is sad, seeing all the broken windows, burned out buildings. Ferguson will become that

    • Of course Ferguson will become that. Probably Emerson Electric will eventually move their corporate headquarters. One can not fix negritude. In 1970, the US census showed Ferguson as 99% white. Now it looks like Haiti. It’s done.

      • bv

        How long are we going to flee? It’s high time we push back and instill fear in these devils.

  • Marilyn Rosen

    This is a little off topic but with warmer weather coming (soon I hope! I live in the northern area) but I’ll be out and about taking my son for walks. One of my best friends who is like an aunt to my son visits frequently and many times take my son out for walks, to the mall, etc..I have a small concern and that is my friend goes out of her way to say hi and make conversation with black males. She talks about how she likes her some ‘dark chocolate’. To be honest it kinda gets on my nerves. I feel bad saying it that way. If some one says hi to me I say hi back, I’m not mean like that but I have to refrain from rolling my eyes when she does this. Thanks.

    • I would simply forbid someone like that access to my daughter. I’d also stop talking to her for any reason or allowing her into my home. This cretin can go “like dat” all she wants without involving your family.

      • Nancy

        I agree with Michael. When I didn’t have kids, I was more liberal in my choice of friends, and more tolerant of their questionable behaviors. Once kids came into the picture, all bets were off. The standard of behavior was raised. In fact, it’s why I will no longer tolerate crazy Borderline behavior from my mom.

        If Marilyn’s friend is unwilling to change her behavior, she needs to remove her child from the woman’s presence. If the woman truly cares about her friendship, she’ll comply. If she doesn’t, then follow through with that boundary. Boundaries are only effective if you’re willing to enforce them.

        • People with Borderline Personality Disorder don’t believe in “boundaries”.

          • Nancy

            Oh, yes. My husband found great amusement pushing my mother’s buttons. She couldn’t stand him, mainly because he was the only person who would shut her down. She even tried to get me to go to couple’s counseling…with HER. She couldn’t accept that 1) I am married to my husband, NOT to my mother, 2) I had no desire to endlessly analyze my relationship with her, and 3) her interpersonal problems weren’t between her and me, they were between her and the rest of the world. I was the only person in her life who wouldn’t toe the line and enable her bad behavior.

            Luckily, she’s not my birth mother, so I don’t share her crazy DNA: I’m adopted, and I know and love my birth mother, who is a great grandma to my girls. My BPD mother, on the other hand, can’t accept boundaries, particularly verbal ones (like, “I will not discuss my marriage with you”, or “Please do not take my preschooler out to get her hair cut short without asking first”). Verbal boundaries are considered “secrets” to her, (her favorite phrase is, “I don’t like SECRETS”) so she hates them, because they affirm that other people are separate entities that can’t be controlled.

            She’s been sued three times in the past decade, all because she antagonizes people into hating her and wanting her to pay through the nose for lawyers’ fees. So I get it.

            I don’t have to wish for a stray bus to run her down, though. Because I set the boundary of “My parenting choices are no longer open for critique” as well as “You will not have irrational rages around my kids”, I have been labeled as “evil, betraying daughter” and she refuses to speak to me. Of course, that also means she forfeits her relationship with her only grandkids as well. She’s been silent for over 8 years.

            But at least I don’t have to listen to her other favorite mantra anymore: “You’ve never loved MEEEEE! You’ve always hated MEEEEE!” (Another common accusation from borderline mothers.) I thank God for the good folks over at BPDCentral [dot] com message boards for giving me perspective.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Whenever the sap starts to flow, the nigros get drunk and violent and kill each other. So what else is new? (Give them free vodka, I say…)

  • badbox27

    I always love it when complain about the ‘seperation of families’. Send the whole family back (they’re probably illegal too) and you won’t have that problem.

  • ElComadreja

    Here’s hoping they kill each other by the thousands.