Skip to comments.Oprah Displays Stunning Ignorance
Posted on 08/03/2013 3:44:09 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
From Parade Magazine...
Oprah's "education" is mind-numbingly nonexistent.
After bragging about knowing "her history" and the history of blacks, oops, I mean "african Americans," Oprah goes on to say... 1. Can't use the n word around her because that is the last word that MILLIONS of people heard as they swung from a tree. Really? Millions? 2. Back in the 60s, blacks didn't say "niggah, please," they said "negro, please." Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, "negro, please"?
Lynching was horrible, and not to minimize the history of same. But “millions” were not lynched. Someone posted some statistics on that subject, and the number was in the thousands, nowhere near millions.
Every innocent life taken is to be mourned, but, do facts matter at all???? Or are we racist if we take exception to something said by the likes of Oprah Winfrey????
Ignorance is contagious, dependent only on credibility, which is not, of course, the same as credible.
Oprah (if that is her real name) is "incredible."
>>Who has ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever heard one black say to another black, “negro, please”?
Samuel L Jackson says it in just about every movie he’s made in the last decade.
I REMEMBER that... Some black dem congress type made that claim about the oceans. CLEARLY that man had NEVER been on the open ocean; to see its unfathomable size would quickly disabuse him of the notion that such a thing was possible. Then again.... The brain power of the guy might... Well, you know.
Many blacks think that hundreds of millions of blacks were taken from Africa, though the best scholarship finds the number closer to about 15 million.
You know, I do recall that once or twice now that you mention it, but the point remains that black were not saying this to each other in the 60s.
1. Wonder what was the last word said to blacks when another black (from a different tribe in africa) sold him into slavery?
2. Wonder what was the first word was to the fist white union soldier that newly freed black slaves said?
Liberals are so easily swayed by pretty words, catch phrases and shiny, pretty objects.
And every single one of those was initially captured and sold by a black man.
Amazes me how someone like oprah, who made billions because WHITE, STAY AT HOME MOMS, watched her show as if their lives depended on it, can be so damn dumb.
If it weren’t for those women, she’d be just another black, female reporter trying to make a living.
Millions of people have been aborted, not lynched.
You mean that’s not true, about the sharks?
And don’t forget they were Democrat KKK members.
I think “Negro Please” was what they were saying in the 50’s and 60’s.
I think I remember it being said on “Good Times”
Lynchings weren’t even very much racial. They were political.
About 1,200 some odd blacks were hung. Lesser known is that around 1,100 WHITES were also hung during the same time frame.
The common denominator? They were ALL republican.
The lynchings were to discourage black folk from being republican.
From what I’ve gleaned from the news stories of that day.
Also, the LAST known lynching was circa 1925. None later.
‘Liberals are so easily swayed’ LOL
i thought it was billions and billions
It is not ignorance, it is a conscious effort to equate slavery deaths with the Holocaust and you can’t do that if the slavery deaths are(terrible as they were) only in the thousands. And of course you must exclude those killers that were African and Muslim. Only White Europeans may be culpable, thank you very much.
Gotta get them flags on Mars before Guam tips over, because the ecology of the migratory patterns of the sharks in the ocean depend on you!
Pointing out her error will work out about as well as discussing rape relative to abortion. To point out that there weren’t millions is to leave oneself open to being insensitive to the ones that happens. It’s so perfect it feels like a setup. I can see it coming...
Most credible sources put the total number of Africans ever landing in the U.S. from the slave trade somewhere between 400K and 600K. Their total numbers in the U.S. at the time of the Civil War was approx. 4.5M. Oprah has been spewing BS for 25 years. It’s a shame so many believe it.
Well I’m saying it because I’m sick to death of the cowardice. Chances are that there were just as many if not more whites hung and I couldn’t care less what Oprah or anyone else thinks.
I heard it in the 70s, it was kind of a sarcastic way of saying the original version. I wasn't in that environment for a long time after that, so when I heard that expression on "Pulp Fiction" it gave me a chuckle. I had heard it before, said just like that, only not to a white guy.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as well as numerous other organizations, organized support from white and black Americans alike and conducted a national campaign to get a federal anti-lynching law passed; in 1920 the Republican Party promised at its national convention to support passage of such a law. In 1921 Leonidas C. Dyer sponsored an anti-lynching bill; it was passed in January 1922 in the United States House of Representatives, but a Senate filibuster by Southern white Democrats defeated it in December 1922. With the NAACP, Representative Dyer spoke across the country in support of his bill in 1923, but Southern Democrats again filibustered it in the Senate. He tried once more but was again unsuccessful.
African-American womens clubs, such as the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, raised funds to support the work of public campaigns, including anti-lynching plays. Their petition drives, letter campaigns, meetings and demonstrations helped to highlight the issues and combat lynching. From 1882 to 1968, ...nearly 200 anti-lynching bills were introduced in Congress, and three passed the House. Seven presidents between 1890 and 1952 petitioned Congress to pass a federal law. No bill was approved by the Senate because of the powerful opposition of the Southern Democratic voting block
The Tuskegee Institute has recorded 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites were lynched between 1882 and 1968.
Was it the same guy who thought that Guam was going to capsize?
From left-leaning wiki;
“The Tuskegee Institute has recorded 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites were lynched between 1882 and 1968.”
You are a VERY VERY funny man!
I wonder if Oprah told her sad song Afro-diary about this:
Nobody has lost more for backing Obama than Oprah Winfrey. She had fund-raisers for him on her Cali estate. She appeared publicly with M/M on the campaign trail.....had the two on her show, etc etc etc.
But her viewers were appalled at her blatant politicking-—they stopped tuning in...and soon Oprah slipped in the ratings, and lost her lucrative talk show.
Later when she tried to cash in——the O’s snubbed her. The buzz is Mrs O berated Mr O for seeking Oprah’s advice.
Mrs O left her hanging when she showed up at the WH-—
and told Oprah she would not appear on her show.
She told the audience that her mother worked for a nice white lady, and now she has nice white ladies working for her.
There was just something about the way she said it that made her sound real smarmy.
Obviously this wasn’t posted in News. :’)
Thanks Doctor 2Brains.
Maybe to the US. But many were brought to the sugar plantations and mills of the Caribbean islands.
To all of the Americas
And tribal life in Africa was kunta kinte you know
Where do you get such nonsense
Plenty folks of all color ....in fact most
Were lynched by vigilantes for crimes
Barely more blacks than whites
They are hardly a pro white org
And stupid white women suck it all down like custard
I leave Dixie monthly on business
I am so appalled how naive and stupid whites are in their homogeneous enclaves
Judging me when they know nothing about racial immersion except amongst their own
That little kernel of sad fact is what lost our country and culture likely forever
Baring apocalyptic loss of life in conflict
And still here they are.....even on this forum preening with indignation
As Rome burns...
Lit with kindling they stocked
Samuel L Jackson says it in just about every movie hes made in the last decade.
She always does so what’s new?
I’m about a decade younger than wardaddy and ‘negro please’ was used quite frequently between blacks in my 50/50 HS back in the early 80’s. The ‘n’ word was on a list of words guaranteed to get you suspended. In school suspension was no picnic and certainly not worth it to prove any kind of point.
My own grandfather attended a lynching when he was a little boy. The perp was caught red handed by multiple people in the act of raping a 12yr old girl. Messed her up so bad she was never able to have kids. Lynched him in the town square.
Oh yeah. He was white.
It wasn’t so much a political statement as it was vigilante justice. And I’m willing to bet it is NOT included in any official numbers either...
what about the last words blacks heard when one tribal black speared or hacked another tribal black to death?
wonder what words blacks say to their victim when they cap another black today? 93% of blacks are murdered by another black in america.
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