Skip to comments.Whites - Don't Deserve a White History Month
Posted on 02/27/2009 11:43:46 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
So here I was - taking my daughter to school this morning (She is a high school sophomore) and she was telling me of a discussion she and the other kids were having about Black History Month.
One kid suggested that - to be fair - there should be a White History Month. He was quickly chastised; "Whites don't deserve a special history month due to the racial prejudices they've committed over the years". My daughter related some of the "Rosa Parks" types of incidents as evidence of why there should be no White History Month.
It was early. I was driving and had not yet had my first cup of coffee. And so I was speechless.
What would YOU have said?
“Also ask her to name 10 accomplishments of Africans in Africa that changed the world.”
1) They actually appreciated Bush.
Lets not forget...
2) An African born in Africa is actually the President of these United States!
Did I understand correctly... did YOUR daughter say there should be no White History Month?
First, there should not be a Black, White, or Purple History Month.
Second, this sophomore needs to be better educated at home. It sounds like the liberal revisionist public school teachers are giving her all her information. She needs stronger education at home, with emphasis on the truth.
Very well put! (though I know you inferred it, I would have inserted the adv accurately after the word 'history')
That raises a very interesting issue, fb. If only Blacks deserve their own month because only Blacks suffered slavery, then why is it that affirmative action automatically applies to everyone who isn't a heterosexual white male? Were white women slaves? Were white male homosexuals slaves?
Actually, I wouldn't mind affirmative action if it were still a unique program for the benefit of the one people who had the unique experience of slavery, but it isn't. Right now aliens from Outer Gazebo could land and, so long as they weren't white male heterosexuals, be automatically qualified for affirmative action based on their "otherness."
"At the time of her action, Parks was secretary of the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP and had recently attended the Highlander Folk School, a Tennessee center for workers' rights and racial equality."
I was always led to believe Rosa Parks was a courageous women, as it turns out, she was nothing more than a well versed plant intended to produce media coverage....
No, that was the Washington and Adams administrations!
I am now going to be referred to as a Scando-American and I will call all other non hyphenated person in this country a racist, so if you don’t want to be racist any more just hyphenate your ethnicity and we are all good.
I would have told her that we should not judge based on skin color and that Obama’s election proved that racism is all but dead in this country. I would have also warned her against siding with those who practice reverse racism, they are even worse than racists in the past. They aren’t ignorant just hateful.
And while the schools are neglecting to teach that during Black History Month, they are also forgetting the tale of Rosa Parks being robbed and assaulted by thugs later on her life.
By Amish thugs.
(is a sarc tag really necessary?)
There really is no need for a white history “month”.
Since there are 12 months in a year, having one in which blacks celebrate all of their achievements and contributions to mankind is appropriate.
The other 11 months are a quiet testament to the multitude of advances and progress mankind has made thanks to the influence of whites and others.
my son attends Gonzaga College HS, a Catholic all boys HS in DC. he told me a few weeks ago that the black student association brought a black minister in as an assembly for black history month. everyone was required to attend. he said the guy basically had some blame whitey rhetoric and that he draped an obama tshirt over the podium at the beginning of his talk. my son was OUTRAGED by the entire thing. i asked him if anyone else thought it was inappropriate. he said no, they don't know any better. sounds like your daughter woudl have been ok with it also.
Actually "ax" is Chaucerian Middle English (Black English comes from the British Isles, not Africa). We po' buckruhs say "ast."
Are you stalking me? Following me from thread to thread?
lolol - Kidding.
But my friend... You are wrong, wrong wrong.
Obamas election proved that racism is all but dead in this country
Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!!!
You so funnee!!!
My first issue would have been with the school board and the teachers union for promoting hate comments in the class room that my tax dollars were paying for. Then my lawyer would have been called to sue the school system for teaching hate based indoctrination and would request the immediate removal of and barring from ever teaching again the principal, teacher, superintendent of the school district and any other person involved in this type of cult programming. Until they are forced to defend their actions and ideals with facts they will continue to wreck this country one mind at a time.
By the conventional definition Barack Obama barely qualifies. But he subscribes to the "right" positions.
Apparently "African American" refers not to birth, descent, or skin color but to support of atheism, abortion, and buggery.
does Murkan-American count? Best I can do.
Strange you would say that after the admission you just made.
Tell your daughter that what is happening is cultural and not racial.
People make an individual choice of how they want to interact with the world, and this is completely independent of race. You can choose to be a positive person. A person who is cheerful, helpful, respectful, and has manners.
You can also be a negative person. A person who is surly, indifferent, disrespectful, and vulgar.
You will find that people that fit into the first category tend to have more friends and do better in life. The people in the latter category do not.
So who's fault is it if a noticeable subset of any specific group chooses, of their own free will, to behave in a way that is detrimental to their own best interests?
It's not about race people, it's about behavior. I know many people who are a PITA. I avoid them whenever possible, and they come in all colors.
what admission did i just make?
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