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    Do you support Black Lives Matter, if so, why? If not, why? If you don't know much about them here is a link to their website.

    The purpose of this post is to provide some background on Black Lives Matter. Also, there are many different threads running in different directions and it is hard to get your hands around this topic.

    How did BLM get started
    BLM was founded in 2013 in response to the death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman. There were many like-minded groups that got their start around the same time, dreamdefenders,  colorofchange, organizationforblackstruggle, and advancementproject to name just a few. BLM, as well as most of these groups, have some laudable goals.
    • Inclusion
    • Stopping police brutality
    • Preventing murder by cop
    • Stopping oppression
    • Stopping and fighting against white supremacy
    Secret White House Meetings (Disguised as dinners and meet and greet)
    Most of the groups mentioned above were all invited to the White House in 2015 for secret meetings with Obama and the Democracy Alliance (DA). These meetings were nothing more than interviews to determine who the Democrat financial donors would back. They reluctantly settled Black Lives Matter. Their reticence stemmed from backing an organization that could just as easily turn on Democrats as Republicans and due to the fact that they employed extremely aggressive tactics. Obama and the DA understood that shutting down freeways, disrupting rallies, and taking down statues could easily backfire on BLM and any political and financial advantage they were attempting to achieve could be permanently closed off.  To achieve sustainability BLM needed money and lots of it.  The DA and the Obama administration cleared the field for BLM. Virtually all other groups took a back seat to BLM. From 2016 and going forward BLM took on a hard left political slant.
      
    Democracy Alliance (George Soros and other notables)
    The Democracy Alliance, know around Was DC as the DA, was created in 2005 by a handful of major donors, including billionaire financier George Soros and Taco Bell heir Rob McKay to build a permanent infrastructure to advance liberal ideas and causes.  Donors are required to donate at least $200,000 a year to recommended groups, and their combined donations to those groups now total more than $500 million. Endorsed beneficiaries of the DA include the Center for American Progress think tank, the liberal attack dog Media Matters, and the Democratic data firm Catalist, though members also give heavily to Democratic politicians and super PACs.

    Obama's goals for handing BLM a monopoly on race were disturbing
    While the DA  interviewed each group it was abundantly clear that Obama was calling the shots. Obama's sole purpose in choosing one of these groups was to ensure that the group selected would inject racial grievances and tactics into the political debate. Obama felt that creating a deep racial divide and weakening institutions was a legitimate way to rewrite history, it would do enough damage to capitalism that certain aspects of socialism could find its way into the mainstream.

    The Democracy Alliance goals equally disturbing
    The Democracy alliance had other goals, first and most importantly was power. If they could once again lock down the black vote across the USA they stood a good chance that Democrats either took power or remained in power, not just with the presidency but on a national, state, and local level across the country. Almost equally as important they viewed BLM as an investment, a cash cow. Companies could be forced to financially support BLM, by unleashing the thought police and crucifying a few high profile executives and Hollywood types in the media donations would flow like manna from heaven. That process has already begun. BLM is now a major "quiet cash" donor to the Democrat National Committee. Most companies, sports leagues, and Hollywood stars/executives in the USA are scared to death to speak one negative word against Black Lives Matter and they are frantically donating.

    Here is a great article written in 2015 and published in 2016 by Politico that outlines "some" of the facts above.

    Unintended Consequences
    One of the things that Obama and the DA missed was the possibility that BLM could grow into a third political party. There is a great deal of support and discussion around this issue. You can read an article about it here. This is an unintended consequence that could be devasting for the DNC and change the political landscape for years to come.

    The fears of the Democracy Alliance appear to be well justified. The more people are finding out about BLM the more they are pulling their support. Here is a list that would give most people pause before throwing their financial or social support behind BLM.
    • BLM wants to abolish the police. This is something that both black, (especially inner-city blacks and minorities) and white voters are overwhelming against. Here is an article that came out today showing BLM's five-year plan for abolishing the police Defunding or more accurately stated abolishing the police is not about justice it is about power, nothing more.
    • BLM wants to abolish the criminal court system which they feel is corrupt. You can see it on their website under the news heading
    • Cancel Culture too heavy a burden even for Liberals. Liberal writers, college professors, and even Democrat activists have published an open letter in Harper's Magazine calling for an end to the cancel culture. They are simultaneously screaming uncle and donating money to BLM like there is no tomorrow. They can avoid being targeted by the thought police and media by speaking as one voice. If they had done this as individuals their crucifixes would be lining major boulevards all over Washington DC.   
    • BLM has a strong Marxist ideology. This is something that would almost surely turn the vast majority of people off all over the world if they were aware of it. Once again this is not about justice it is about power. The media's silence on this is deafening.Here is an excellent article outlining their Marxist Ideology.
    • BLM supports Black Panther tactics and criminal practices. Here is an article outlining their position.
    • Destroying the nuclear patriarchal family is a BLM stated goal. This is reprehensible as 70% of black children being born in the USA today are being raised without a father. These are at-risk children and for many, the outcome looks bleak. Many women are working hard to raise children on their own and they need support as well but this does not give BLM the right to dismantle the nuclear family.
    • One of BLM's main goals is getting rid of Trump. Not just through the election process but by any means necessary. It is irrelevant if you love or hate Trump the purpose of adding this point is to show that they adopted hard leftist political positions. Payback for the monopoly that Obama and the Defense Alliance handed them. Here is an article showing their position on Trump.
    • BLM is cashing in on corporate America's fear. Every single company wants to be seen as supporting anti-racism efforts, they are all doing two things, diversity training and throwing money at BLM. So much so that BLM is not a major donor to the Democrat National Committee. These companies are being extorted through abject fear of speaking out. BLM is now a quiet cash donor but this will change prior to the election in 2020.
    • BLM strongly supports identity politics. This is self-evident by their name alone. Even many Democrats now understand that identity politics has caused so much infighting and division that it is hurting their chances of reelections. Most readily admit that they have gone so far down identity politics road that there is no coming back. 
    • Systemic Racism is a lie but a great one. This is a masterful phrase invented by activist and accepted by many. Once you can get people to believe in systemic racism then they are convinced it is in every nook and cranny on the planet. You no longer have to point it out and stamp it out because it is everywhere. Also if you can get people to buy into systemic racism it removes every opportunity to have an open discussion and debate. Yes, there is causal racism around if you want to call it that but it is not intentional nor is meant to be defamatory. It is good to call it out and make changes but there are not racist hiding behind every curtain like the media want you to believe. It also gives you a false justification for destroying a culture, abolishing the police, rewriting history and even damaging society.
    There is no shame or crime in not supporting BLM. I do not support racism in any shape or form but I also do not support organizations that want to rewrite history, follow a Marxist ideology, abolish the police, and dismantle nuclear families. I believe that when Obama handed BLM the race mantle a major opportunity to advance race issues was lost. Had these been peaceful demonstrations I am sure that millions of people including families of all races with every imaginable political view would have been marching in the street with a unity of purpose. To abolish racism. BLM's aggressive and at times criminal tactics stopped that from ever happening. I believe the end result of supporting BLM set race issues back and did not move any of the meaningful issues forward in a positive way.


     

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    Default Re: Black Lives Matter

    Irregardless, without malice, Black Lives, of course, most certainly do Matter.

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    Of course Black Lives Matter. All lives matter. The problem with this question is Orwellian in nature; it is ill-advised to jump on a train denoted with a slogan everyone agrees with. The deeper questions are, where is that train heading? What are you really embracing by naively supporting the slogan upside the car door? The slogan may be what gets one on the train (which is really nothing but a trick in marketing); where the train is heading is an entirely different matter.

    To answer the question directly I do support the slogan on the face of it (who the hell doesn't? Are there really people who believe Black lives--or any lives--don't matter?). Of course there is a sociopathic contingent of society we can cite by example--and the marketers of BLM will cleverly lay out this argument--but those percentages of humans are very small. Those examples are not representative of society and the vast majority of human beings are empathic and sensitive to racial tensions, largely triggered by the objectives of social engineering.

    All said, I do not support Marxist ideology, identity politics, or the notion of widespread systemic racism. We already had the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 -- we really need a redux in 2020? Did we learn nothing the first time around?
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    Black People Matter, but Commie Lives Don’t

    Why does donations to BLM go directly to Joe Biden thru ActBlue?

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    Quote Posted by spade (here)
    Black People Matter, but Commie Lives Don’t

    Why does donations to BLM go directly to Joe Biden thru ActBlue?

    Is that right? Could you please post a link or 2. Thanks.
    [URL="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4xh8I9XuUg"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4xh8I9XuUg[/URL]

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    All of life holds consciousness and life-force. Every plant,insect,rock,soil,tree, person, animal, bird..everything. It is because we have separated all this out to exclude some and include others that deep conflict occurs. When we ourselves no longer harm anything or anybody through thought and words and actions then this deep change of belief systems will happen. The chaos we see in the published media in the world is done precisely to divide and enrage people. They truly know how to work people energetically by stirring emotions of fear,hate and anger. This fear,hate and anger drives the vibrations and frequencies down which then support the darker deeds. When we connect deeply to the truth within (not media driven but deep intuitive knowing ) we can use this as a springboard to make the personal changes that we feel are necessary for us each individually, which will then ripple out into the collective.

    We are connected to everything and our thoughts and emotions and actions already affect the whole energetically. Why not take conscious control of our output instead of following the click bait. We have been fooled long enough and its time to wake up.

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    Quote Posted by Trisher (here)
    All of life holds consciousness and life-force. Every plant,insect,rock,soil,tree, person, animal, bird..everything. It is because we have separated all this out to exclude some and include others that deep conflict occurs. When we ourselves no longer harm anything or anybody through thought and words and actions then this deep change of belief systems will happen. The chaos we see in the published media in the world is done precisely to divide and enrage people. They truly know how to work people energetically by stirring emotions of fear,hate and anger. This fear,hate and anger drives the vibrations and frequencies down which then support the darker deeds. When we connect deeply to the truth within (not media driven but deep intuitive knowing ) we can use this as a springboard to make the personal changes that we feel are necessary for us each individually, which will then ripple out into the collective.

    We are connected to everything and our thoughts and emotions and actions already affect the whole energetically. Why not take conscious control of our output instead of following the click bait. We have been fooled long enough and its time to wake up.

    Trisher
    And I'll say hallelujah to that.

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    As a half black man, I do agree with the phrase that "black lives matter" but as these black men share in this podcast, I don't support the BLM organization. Maj says they have been co-opted which appears to be true. As for supporting communists, I can't support that idea. I have a step grandmother from the Ukraine and she survived the Holodomor.

    I think this chat gives a great perspective.
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    Rgray, what a great post. Thank you so much. Is there a link of some sort for this so I can share with others?

    One note I might add here. TeamObama started an organization called Organizing for America (OFA) back at the end of his term, or somewhere along those lines. The goal was to train an army of community organizers, I remember the number people at 30,000 for this effort. I think the goal here was to actually send people to camps/seminars to learn more about protesting, etc.

    The good news on all this is that people are waking up to this threat. They might not understand how organized this effort is and what the goals are, but they know something is amiss and it is not good......

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    Quote Posted by TravelerJim (here)
    Rgray, what a great post. Thank you so much. Is there a link of some sort for this so I can share with others?

    One note I might add here. TeamObama started an organization called Organizing for America (OFA) back at the end of his term, or somewhere along those lines. The goal was to train an army of community organizers, I remember the number people at 30,000 for this effort. I think the goal here was to actually send people to camps/seminars to learn more about protesting, etc.

    The good news on all this is that people are waking up to this threat. They might not understand how organized this effort is and what the goals are, but they know something is amiss and it is not good......
    Sorry, no link available. I wrote it with the sole purpose of posting it here. Feel free to cut and paste.
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    Whilst I disagree with many of the problems raised here and have refuted them elsewhere, I did come across this the other day which should be of concern to us all.

    It was predicted woke culture would eat itself and we’ve seen many examples of this, but none encapsulate it more completely than what happened to this super woke yoga studio in Colorado.

    https://www.rt.com/op-ed/493623-yoga...nver-colorado/

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    This young man has a great head on his shoulders. And he's not the only one. I think he's mostly speaking to other blacks in this video, but sometimes he's talking to us.

    Everyone should take what he says into consideration.



    He understands what's happening. Now, I hope he figures out the Bill Gates Agenda against all Blacks.....
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    I have seen over 10 different black Trump supporters with big following on youtube explaining in great detail WHY "black lives matters" is not run by blacks but much more by Marxists, Antifa & Soros Funded Operations!

    As far I a can know, this insight or possibility is never discussed in Mainstream Media.
    • Also a reoccurring claim from (some) BLM activists is that: "All Lives Matter" movement suppose to be "racists" or "nazis"
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    And why in the world should this be surprising, let alone newsworthy?

    There is implicit racism here, fundamentally, by the very virtue that it would be surprising to you that "not all blacks" agree on any given issue, as if they were some hive mind that were unanimous in their opinions. Imagine if I said "Not all white people like cheese", or "I'm surprised whites don't all support All Lives Matter"

    Doesn't that sound utterly preposterous?

    That's because it is.

    Listen to yourself, for God's sake.

    Black people are millions strong, and come from a variety of hundreds of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, each with its own separate history. That they all have brown skin unifies them in only a handful of ways, including having to regularly listen to inanity such as this.

    You claim you aren't racist, then you're surprised when an entire race of people don't conveniently fit in a very one-dimensional box.

    Ridiculous.

    I know you can do better.

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    Quote Posted by Tam (here)
    And why in the world should this be surprising, let alone newsworthy?

    There is implicit racism here, fundamentally, by the very virtue that it would be surprising to you that "not all blacks" agree on any given issue, as if they were some hive mind that were unanimous in their opinions. Imagine if I said "Not all white people like cheese", or "I'm surprised whites don't all support All Lives Matter"

    Doesn't that sound utterly preposterous?

    That's because it is.

    Listen to yourself, for God's sake.

    Black people are millions strong, and come from a variety of hundreds of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, each with its own separate history. That they all have brown skin unifies them in only a handful of ways, including having to regularly listen to inanity such as this.

    You claim you aren't racist, then you're surprised when an entire race of people don't conveniently fit in a very one-dimensional box.

    Ridiculous.

    I know you can do better.
    I think the point here may be that BLM activists (not those concerned that black lives matter, which is the principle rather than the movement) DO cluster all "Blacks" together.

    It's actually all coming from BLM in the first place. They're often awash with generalities that don't always apply. This seems to be one of the issues. And in that sense, an argument can be made they can be said to be 'racist' themselves.

    So the pushback from many black people, who are very critical of BLM, is against that. They're effectively saying:
    "Hey, don't speak for me. I'm an individual with my own life, my own experience, and my own views."
    So there may actually be quite a lot of agreement here. Not a conflict.
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    Quote Posted by Tam (here)
    And why in the world should this be surprising, let alone newsworthy?

    There is implicit racism here, fundamentally, by the very virtue that it would be surprising to you that "not all blacks" agree on any given issue, as if they were some hive mind that were unanimous in their opinions. Imagine if I said "Not all white people like cheese", or "I'm surprised whites don't all support All Lives Matter"

    Doesn't that sound utterly preposterous?

    That's because it is.

    Listen to yourself, for God's sake.

    Black people are millions strong, and come from a variety of hundreds of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, each with its own separate history. That they all have brown skin unifies them in only a handful of ways, including having to regularly listen to inanity such as this.

    You claim you aren't racist, then you're surprised when an entire race of people don't conveniently fit in a very one-dimensional box.

    Ridiculous.

    I know you can do better.
    Yes, there is grand diversity in humanity, which is why it is ridiculous to me that BLM are trying very hard to put everyone into their one-dimensional box i.e.

    -  you are racist if you do not agree with and/or challenge the slogan Black Lives Matter

    I passionately believe that the Black Lives Matter slogan is highly provocative, racist by definition, and inciteful for doing more harm than good.  They should've known and done better.

    Tam I really am confused about the passion in your statement that accurately reflects many supporters.  It's almost as if there is a fervent demand and naive expectation that if everyone could just comply and start chanting BLM then racism will magically disappear.  

    I struggle to understand the logic of defining me (and others) guilty of being racist because:

    . I don't believe the slogan is an appropriate representation for addressing the complex issue of systemic racism that is alive and well within in all skin colours, and

    .  I do not agree with the BLM marxist manifesto that has nothing to do with racism

    Thanks for your candor Tam and I'm sorry that I can't validate your reasoning to support your passion when I have no doubt, at the heart of the problems, we are well and truly on the same page.

    Three words that have so much power in creating division instead of unity - when unity is what the premise is all about.  That there is why it is fundamentally wrong and has an ulterior agenda.

    Because I refuse to pay the BLM admission fee, that deems my voice and actions worthy enough to support the cause, I am refused entry to the "self appointed elite club" arena .  But I'm good with that because I can, and do support awareness of systemic racism in my community conversations and actions, have been doing so for many years well before BLM was coined, and will continue to do so. 

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    Quote Posted by Tam (here)
    And why in the world should this be surprising, let alone newsworthy?

    There is implicit racism here, fundamentally, by the very virtue that it would be surprising to you that "not all blacks" agree on any given issue, as if they were some hive mind that were unanimous in their opinions. Imagine if I said "Not all white people like cheese", or "I'm surprised whites don't all support All Lives Matter"

    Doesn't that sound utterly preposterous?

    That's because it is.

    Listen to yourself, for God's sake.

    Black people are millions strong, and come from a variety of hundreds of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, each with its own separate history. That they all have brown skin unifies them in only a handful of ways, including having to regularly listen to inanity such as this.

    You claim you aren't racist, then you're surprised when an entire race of people don't conveniently fit in a very one-dimensional box.

    Ridiculous.

    I know you can do better.
    I think the point here may be that BLM activists (not those concerned that black lives matter, which is the principle rather than the movement) DO cluster all "Blacks" together.

    It's actually all coming from BLM in the first place. They're often awash with generalities that don't always apply. This seems to be one of the issues. And in that sense, an argument can be made they can be said to be 'racist' themselves.

    So the pushback from many black people, who are very critical of BLM, is against that. They're effectively saying:
    "Hey, don't speak for me. I'm an individual with my own life, my own experience, and my own views."
    So there may actually be quite a lot of agreement here. Not a conflict.
    I am in full agreement here that there should be pushback against BLM the organization (not blm the sentiment) for no other reason than their murkiness about where the money goes.

    Where my issue stands here, and where I had to call out Maia, was simply that it was her second time expressing genuine surprise that there could possibly be black people that are against BLM. Something that should in no way be surprising, in my opinion, unless you have some concerning underlying prejudices. You simply cannot be prejudice-free, then turn around and lump an entire swathe of humanity into one basket based off of skin color alone. It isn't possible. At best, it is simply ignorant. Benign, but indicative of a certain lack of self-awareness.

    At worst, it's downright malicious.

    Maia, I do not believe you to be either racist or malicious, but this is the second time you've expressed surprise at the lack of total unanimous agreement among black Americans, and to me, that speaks volumes about how little you truly know about this.

    I am glad you are seeking out more information, I am glad you are questioning things, but you need to learn to be a bit more introspective, and to have a more holistic outlook in this particular issue.

    Black people are people first, and black, second. They range the full spectrum of opinion, belief, faith, morality, etc.

    If we are ever to get past these racial tensions in the States, we need to learn to stop generalizing everyone into Us vs. Them and see America for what it truly is: a melting pot of every nationality imaginable, with a long and bloody history of oppression, an empire who's might began and will end on the blood of slaves, innocents, and the vulnerable. BLM is not simply a tool of the PTB to ruin America.

    America was always ruined to all who were not white, and, for quite a long time, male, and all of this tyranny finally reached its breaking point.

    The house of cards is falling, and the elites are scared.

    Now, more than ever, we need to think for ourselves.

    Thank you for being here, and for doing that, but always remember: you are never safe from programming, from brainwashing, from manipulation.

    All of us.

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    Quote Posted by Tam (here)
    And why in the world should this be surprising, let alone newsworthy?

    There is implicit racism here, fundamentally, by the very virtue that it would be surprising to you that "not all blacks" agree on any given issue, as if they were some hive mind that were unanimous in their opinions. Imagine if I said "Not all white people like cheese", or "I'm surprised whites don't all support All Lives Matter"

    Doesn't that sound utterly preposterous?

    That's because it is.

    Listen to yourself, for God's sake.

    Black people are millions strong, and come from a variety of hundreds of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, each with its own separate history. That they all have brown skin unifies them in only a handful of ways, including having to regularly listen to inanity such as this.

    You claim you aren't racist, then you're surprised when an entire race of people don't conveniently fit in a very one-dimensional box.

    Ridiculous.

    I know you can do better.


    I think i understand where youre coming from Tam. After i read your post i had that sting of embarrassing recognition...this sense of, Jesus, i'm also one of these people documenting black folks who disagree with BLM ...maybe I'm coming off like an ignorant fool too!

    Your post made me think a little and examine my motivations. And that's one the cool things about our forum, i think. Even when we disagree we can still be in a place of learning if we stay open and intellectually honest with ourselves.

    The reason ive documented so many black people disagreeing with BLM is this: i strongly believe that something very sinsister is going on in the country right now, something far worse than police brutality and racism. I won't repeat it all here. Ive droned on endlessly about it all over the forum in dozens of long and boring posts already.

    I believe BLM is currently the face of that sinister agenda. And the main target of that agenda is black people. So when i see black people i highly respect standing up and exposing it, it gives me hope for the future. Black folks are much more likely to listen to other black folks when it comes to matters of race and racism, so it's not insigniifcant when prominent blacks speak out. It makes much more of an impact than a white person speaking out, for reasons that are pretty obvious. Plus, in the current climate, whites that are suspicious of BLM and speak out on racism are often quicky labeled racist, and discredited as a result. Blacks with similar politics can't be silenced in the same fashion, so it's a crucial channel that this side of the argument requires to be effecively heard.

    Thats the space i'm operating from.
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    This is a wonderful article written by Delano Squires. I think it comes about as close as it gets to examining some of the real issues concerning race. The gist of the article is that black people and the media are focused on "systemic racism" and "white supremacy" things that grab headlines and things that white people care about but not really things that black people can control. He goes on to state that black leaders fight harder against white supremacy than they do for black progress.

    Martin Luther King handed the world the template, we know that it works. It is not time to destroy, remake or even tweak it. It is time to use it.

    In my mind, systemic racism and white supremacy will melt away when real progress is achieved throughout the black community. There is no overnight solution it is generational.




    It’s Time For The Conversation About Black Lives To Stop Focusing On White People

    The tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have led to riots, civil unrest, and protests against police brutality, systemic racism, white supremacy, and what many see as a disregard for black life in America. Many protesters link the deaths of Abrey, Taylor, and Floyd to past injustices, asserting that racist whites and police pose the same threat, or worse, to black Americans today.

    These passionate claims have met broad agreement from leftist elected officials, media outlets, and entertainers. The ubiquity of the claims, combined with their general lack of relevant supporting evidence, highlights a distinct peculiarity within black political culture: black leaders fight harder against white supremacy than they do for black progress.

    This phenomenon manifests itself in the tendency for the black leadership class to elevate the values, beliefs, and behaviors of white people above those of black people. That is why public discourse about the obstacles facing blacks in America is dominated by things white people must fix — like “systemic racism” or “unconscious bias” — rather than things black people can control, such as their culture and values. This perverse line of thinking gives the impression that black problems only matter when white people cause them, and that white thoughts are more important than black actions.

    You can read the rest of the article here:Source: https://thefederalist.com/2020/07/21...-white-people/
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    Lightbulb Re: Black Lives Matter

    Quote Posted by Tam (here)
    And why in the world should this be surprising, let alone newsworthy?

    There is implicit racism here, fundamentally, by the very virtue that it would be surprising to you that "not all blacks" agree on any given issue, as if they were some hive mind that were unanimous in their opinions. Imagine if I said "Not all white people like cheese", or "I'm surprised whites don't all support All Lives Matter"

    Doesn't that sound utterly preposterous?

    That's because it is.

    Listen to yourself, for God's sake.

    Black people are millions strong, and come from a variety of hundreds of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, each with its own separate history. That they all have brown skin unifies them in only a handful of ways, including having to regularly listen to inanity such as this.

    You claim you aren't racist, then you're surprised when an entire race of people don't conveniently fit in a very one-dimensional box.

    Ridiculous.

    I know you can do better.

    The Psychology is, that everybody is forced to "agree" with the assumption that having/using a certain title NO ONE can disagree with UNLESS you are (or assumed to be) a "racists" ... But when you use the same tactic on those who use the framing of things in reverse, like stating the obvious: "all lives matter" they know they are exposed by their own mind-game (framing)! ... Any reverse psychology is perceived as an "attack" on them as you suppose to have NO CRITICAL THINKING of any kind when you use their specific (BLM) mind-set.

    Very similar when some one states: "Do you question the word of God" then you "must be" influenced by the Devil ... Very similar internal dichotomy contradiction trap! ... Pure mind-games!


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