Tag Archives: Blackness

Willful defiance

… is an attribute of blackness.

That is to say, in any given setting, if perhaps 20% of white people would display willful defiance, perhaps 30% of blacks would.  The actual differences in proportion are probably much greater.

We will examine first the evidence that this is so, and then consider the ramifications for black prosperity.

I do intend the evidence to be exhausting.
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Podcast – I don’t want to live among these people.

That may motivate me to seek my own place.

I don’t want to live among these people.

Related blog post: “Out of reach

Related blog post: “Housing the homeless ain’t that easy

Related blog post: “Chaos overwhelms the poor

Related blog post: “What we need

Music: The Beatles, “All You Need is Love”

“Acting White”

‘Acting White’

Against the notion that blacks victimize themselves by “acting black,” Princeton undergraduate Kristen Coke complains that “acting white” does not insulate her from petty racist insults. After all, she doesn’t act “ghetto.”

I’m not concerned about victimizations that occur when blacks “act white” in the presence of whites. In my world, there aren’t enough white people to matter. I’m concerned about the victimizations that occur when black people “act black” among blacks.

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Podcast – The murder of Destiny Harrison

#COGURBAP

The Murder of Destiny Harrison

The Police, “Every Breath You Take”

Link: D.L. Hughley says …
Link: 50% of murder victims
Link: Carl Stokes re: “thug”

 

 

They weren’t ready for white people.

Throughout, the music was so loud I couldn’t hear it.

The mission announced the concert in a Facebook post 11/18.  I had an immediate negative reaction.  There was no more notice of it until it happened, 12/08.

The first thing I heard was the screaming.
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