Typically, the Black Star Group, a black Muslim front group, is busy blaming whites for black children failing in schools, but now they've added economic segregation. In the Jan. 8, 2018, issue of the San Francisco-based newspaper BayView, the group's founder, Phillip Jackson, wrote a commentary titled: "Celebrate Black History Month By circulating black dollars in black communities." The reason for his jeremiad is his opinion that "Black people are on [their] own"; i.e., the white government won't help them.
I say, if only that were the truth. Trillions of taxpayer dollars have been wasted on blacks since President Nixon instituted skin-color-based affirmative action, which has morphed into a plethora of tax-dollar-guzzling, skin-color-based programs. The only thing to be gained from these ill-invested monies has been increased black acrimony and blacks on college campuses demanding a return to segregation.
In Douglass' Monthly, January 1862, Frederick Douglass wrote and essay entitled: "What shall be done with the slaves if emancipated?" Stated Douglass: "What shall be done with them? Our answer is to do nothing with them; mind your business, and let them mind theirs. Your doing with them is their greatest misfortune. They have been undone by your doings, and all they now ask, and really have need of at your hands, is just to let them alone. They suffer by every interference, and succeed best by being let alone."
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Blacks have not been helped by guilt-laden attempts to right a perceived wrong Booker T. Washington called an "act of providence," i.e., the benefit of blacks being citizens of the greatest nation in the world. Neither Washington nor I argue slavery was not dehumanizing, but it is only those given over to the most contumelious mindset who would argue that God didn't take that which was meant for bad and turned it into good. Notwithstanding the manner in which many blacks arrived hundreds of years ago, only a fool would argue that they would have been better off staying in the jungles.
No one is asking for genuflection from black complainers like the black front group referenced above; but I argue that it is not unreasonable to show individual and collective initiative to excel in a participatory fashion born out of the unlimited opportunities available to all Americans regardless of melanin content.
The NFL dirty-diaper babies are disrespecting the America flag and our national anthem. But what are they contributing? They claim it is punitive behavior by law enforcement when a black person suffers the consequences for bad behavior. They find fault with a black criminal being shot in the course of criminal activity. However, there is a cacophony of silence as Planned Parenthood carries out the systematic extermination of blacks. In fact, the black complainers contribute massively to the success of Planned Parenthood by supporting it vis-a-vis black women murdering their babies.
Why aren't these so-called protesters alarmed by that black genocide? They protest the consequences for bad behavior, but it is Mark Harrington, a white man, who started a national ministry to save the lives of babies murdered daily by Planned Parenthood, of which approximately 2,000 are black.
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The Shriners International is a civic group that founded the Children's Miracle Network of Hospitals, where children of every color and ethnicity under the age of 18 can be admitted and treated for a variety of specific health conditions. There is no charge to the patients or their families.
The late Jerry Lewis devoted himself to helping raise monies and awareness in the fight to end muscular dystrophy. As an impoverished young man, the late performer and actor Danny Thomas was a devout Catholic who put his faith into practice by praying for divine guidance regarding what to do with his life. In obedience to God's will, Danny Thomas was able to start St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. How many hospitals, clinics, etc. has the NAACP opened?
I watched helicopter after helicopter ferry black dignitaries from Orlando Airport to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, a few years ago. It was a display of conspicuous expenditure on a massive scale. The blacks attending the NAACP convention were then treated to a day of hate-filled rhetoric calling white people and white conservatives in particular "racists." At end of day the day, the luxury helicopter limousine service performed their aerial dance of decadent expense again.
But how did that help sick black children? Why haven't superstar basketball players LeBron James and Steph Curry pooled their money with money from other NBA players and opened a free dental hospital where poor children of every age and skin color can receive free dental care? Why don't Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg stop attacking white people and white Christian conservatives specifically and open a hospital dedicated to the treatment of multiple sclerosis, or vision treatment?
If name-calling and lack of responsibility were a skill set, blacks would top all charts dealing with personal wealth. But that isn't the case, and accordingly all we witness is the maudlin laments of immiseration.