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Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/17/us/mrs-obama-cites-view-of-growing-segregation.html?_r=0 ^ | MAY 16, 2014 | By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Posted on 05/17/2014 3:21:44 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

TOPEKA, Kan. — Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, while the first lady, Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools with kids who look just like them.”

“Today, by some measures, our schools are as segregated as they were back when Dr. King gave his final speech,” Mrs. Obama told 1,200 graduating high school seniors Friday here in the city that gave rise to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: communist; mooshelle; swine
It's RAYSISM I tell ya!
1 posted on 05/17/2014 3:21:44 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

She’s full of more baloney than Oscar Mayer.


2 posted on 05/17/2014 3:23:39 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Okay, ma’am, let’s start by doing away with Black History Month.

That would be a step in the right direction.


3 posted on 05/17/2014 3:24:25 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Stuff it Mooch!


4 posted on 05/17/2014 3:24:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

She wallows in an ideology that survives and thrives by stoking hatred between various racial, ethnic and economic groups, then pretends to lament the fact that the groups don’t get along with each other very well.


5 posted on 05/17/2014 3:27:08 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

yeah, yeah, yeah.....

Yep, we’ve come a long way, but there’s still a long way to go.

The fact that segregated schools today are due to housing patterns is not mentioned.

The fact that the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which banned outright discrimination in housing, is not mentioned.

The fact that neighborhoods in her beloved Chicago and other places are segregated due to individual choices, freely made by people of all races, is not mentioned.

It gets tiresome to be lectured by liberals that, for all that has been done in the area of civil rights, that we haven’t done enough, and that there is still a long way to go.

These speeches will be recycled around July 2nd, which is the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. At that time, we will hear the same things. We will hear that great progress has been made in civil rights, but, will be lectured by some liberals that we haven’t yet come far enough to stamp out the last vestiges of discrimination from our society.


6 posted on 05/17/2014 3:28:19 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: dead

Well said.


7 posted on 05/17/2014 3:29:00 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

If SEGREGATION OF SCHOOLS is coming back it is because people are voting with their feet, fleeing the hell holes the LIBS have created and moving to distant safe school districts.


8 posted on 05/17/2014 3:30:27 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Tell that to the lilly white democrats in San Francisco, Berkely, Vail, Aspen, Boulder, Monterrey, etc, that they need to let blacks in. We’ll see who’s really in charge of the democrat party real quick.


9 posted on 05/17/2014 3:31:08 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Vince Ferrer

Most liberals live far removed from the problems their politics create.


10 posted on 05/17/2014 3:33:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation

You might want to consult with your hubby, the Waycisst in Chief, about that. It's his actions, and those of people who share his values and beliefs, that causes all the racial tension.

11 posted on 05/17/2014 3:34:40 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Blacks have no interest in adopting the cultural norms of the majority. As long as that’s the case, there will always be self imposed segregation (or worse) in this country.


12 posted on 05/17/2014 3:38:29 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Vince Ferrer
Or Chris Matthews who will call anyone a racist at the drop of a hat, yet when his son got married not one black was invited. How many black people does he work with? Zero? In D.C.?


13 posted on 05/17/2014 3:39:14 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Guess then we should get rid of all “Historically Black Colleges.”


14 posted on 05/17/2014 3:40:22 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

And the cause......look in the mirror, Mooch.


15 posted on 05/17/2014 3:41:23 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: fatnotlazy
She’s full of more baloney than Oscar Mayer.

Full of baloney...she is the baloney.

16 posted on 05/17/2014 3:41:26 PM PDT by jetson
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

What exactly should be done about school segregation, that hasn’t already been tried?

We have merged school districts together, we have done busing to achieve racial balance, we have created magnet schools with special programs, open to all students in a school districts, and we have seen open enrollment in some places, in which any student can attend any school within the district.

And perhaps some other tactics have been used.

Results? Well, with busing, many whites voted with their feet, and pulled out of public schools or moved to other school districts. So those left behind were increasingly minority students.

With magnet schools with special programs, the best motivated students, of any race, got to go to these schools, leaving behind everyone else, who were mostly minorities.

In places with completely open enrollment, certain schools were perceived as being better, with the result that some got to attend such schools, and those left behind attended inferior schools.

What else can we do? With busing especially, the unintended consequences of seeing big numbers of white students move out, meant that there weren’t enough white students left to go around to have meaningful integration.

I’m all ears, if what I have mentioned is incorrect, or if anyone can point to any major successful integration plan for schools.

In my experience and knowledge, the busing plans at best work for only a couple of years, because whites steadily leave the schools, through graduation, moving out, or going to private schools. These white students were not replaced by new generations of white students, so the student bodies became increasingly minority, defeating the purpose of busing in the first place.


17 posted on 05/17/2014 3:42:00 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
lamented that “many young people are going to schools with kids who look just like them.”

No wonder. No telling who the fathers are.

18 posted on 05/17/2014 3:42:01 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
"If SEGREGATION OF SCHOOLS is coming back it is because people are voting with their feet, fleeing the hell holes the LIBS have created and moving to distant safe school districts."

Which is why HUD is targeting suburban neighborhoods to force them to be "seeded" with a sufficient number of inner-city thugs. All nice neighborhoods - except those of the super-rich - must be destroyed.
19 posted on 05/17/2014 3:45:11 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

No, it is natural.


20 posted on 05/17/2014 3:47:16 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: MUDDOG

OUCH.....that hurt....! lol


21 posted on 05/17/2014 3:50:51 PM PDT by swampfox101
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To: dead

And they make ca$h off of stoking it.

Just like “the rev’s” Al and Jesse.

Al Sharpton, Genius Democrat:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggHWRpsMEmk


22 posted on 05/17/2014 3:51:12 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Just keep on stirring that pot, Michelle. It’s today’s Jealousy Stew with a heaping helping of hate.


23 posted on 05/17/2014 3:52:35 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The Groom wears white pants with a blue blazer? I thought that was for Sundays on the yacht. To each his own (right Chris?). Embrace Diversity as they say.


24 posted on 05/17/2014 3:56:11 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Moochelle is so concerned with diversity, she sends her kids to the ultra, ultra, ultra exclusive private DC school, Sidwell Friends —where the Clintons sent Chelsea, the Nixons sent Julie and Tricia Nixon, and Herbert Hoover sent his son.


25 posted on 05/17/2014 3:58:52 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: fatnotlazy

Anything pertaining to the Moochelle needs a barf alert, IMO.


26 posted on 05/17/2014 3:59:54 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Said while her children attend an exclusive private school.


27 posted on 05/17/2014 4:04:29 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Tell the mooch to shut her trap..the communists/socialists/marxists/muzzie sympathizers in OUR White House are responsible for the growing race baiting in this country, and that includes HER.

If I choose not to have anything to do with with black thugs, and their generational public aid mamas and sperm donor papas, the type of people who contribute nothing to this country except murder and mayhem, that is my choice.

28 posted on 05/17/2014 4:05:06 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Remarks by idiots like Holder (”my people”) isn’t helping any.

.


29 posted on 05/17/2014 4:05:59 PM PDT by Mears
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The 0bama’s are the ones pushing blacks to ‘do their own thing’.


30 posted on 05/17/2014 4:07:50 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Schools are not centralized, they are neighborhood-ized, so of course schools in many urban areas will not be desegregated because the demographic just isn’t there. White flight was and remains a result of the crime, violence and drug/gang culture that permeates urban settings.

Another article I read said research has shown that of all the racial groups, it is whites that tended to be open to and have more diverse friendships than any other group.

Will bussing in white children from the suburbs to inner city schools solve the problem? Not until black culture gives up the myth that whites owe them something and are somehow deserving of violence directed towards them. Bussing in white students would just be bussing in more crime victims.

I recall a post in FR not long ago about a young white woman who, by necessity, had moved her newborn and toddler into a modest home in a black neighborhod. She was harassed and taunted and when her house was burglarized. When she called the police she was terrorized by the “cousins” of the perps and her house was burned down - she and her children forced to escape thru a back window. Another about a family who was taking a tourist stroll thru a historic southern town and were beat severely by roving black gangs. Another couple in New Orleans who were stalked and attacked, again by a black gang. A Black culture which spoonfeeds their children anger and resentment towards other races from birth cannot accept diversity. Until that black culture problem is fixed, and it is a black culture problem not a white culture problem, there will never be a satisfactory solution to desegregation, nor should we expect such.


31 posted on 05/17/2014 4:15:44 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
THIS WOMAN WROTE HER COLLEGE THESIS ON THE NEED FOR BLACK AMERICANS TO HAVE THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES SEPARATE FROM WHITE COMMUNITIES

I'm not kidding.
32 posted on 05/17/2014 4:22:33 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

“”If SEGREGATION OF SCHOOLS is coming back it is because people are voting with their feet, fleeing the hell holes the LIBS have created and moving to distant safe school districts””

That’s absolutely correct! What in the devil does this woman know about this subject other than what she’s fed? I would suggest she visit neighborhood schools throughout the country where the Caucasian enrollment is 6% of the student body. Facts don’t impress liberals.

People are doing exactly what you said - selling their homes and finding new homes in other neighborhoods with more decent statistics on enrollment. The statistics get a little better by making such a move but much better the further out a family moves which then creates other problems of further to commute to work.


33 posted on 05/17/2014 4:27:05 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
The only reason this child of wealthy, rich privilege got into Princeton was because his brother was a talented basketball player and that she was the right color for Quotas.
34 posted on 05/17/2014 4:35:48 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: F15Eagle

Thank you! That clip was hysterical!


35 posted on 05/17/2014 4:44:57 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

;)

Resist we much!!!!!! lol


36 posted on 05/17/2014 4:47:14 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools with kids who look just like them.”

I blame Octomom.

37 posted on 05/17/2014 5:05:36 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

So Alinsky for this close pal of Lous Farrakhan and his loathsome wife.
Didn’t this grifter write some White hater essay in college?


38 posted on 05/17/2014 5:09:24 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: Tzimisce

Yep, funny how the NYSlimes has no interest in basic research .


39 posted on 05/17/2014 5:10:56 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Keep that racist bitch away from me - there you go, segragation at work!


40 posted on 05/17/2014 5:13:05 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

We need to elect a black president or something to prove we aren’t racist.

Pray America wakes up


41 posted on 05/17/2014 5:22:08 PM PDT by bray (Palin 2016)
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To: Zeppo
Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools with kids who look just like them.” I blame Octomom.

LOL!!!

One thing about the big mo....she doesn't have much in her repertoire. Neither does her husband - he's still spouting stuff from his communist mother.

42 posted on 05/17/2014 6:47:59 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda


Politics 24x7x365 with these Chicago thugs in the WH.
43 posted on 05/17/2014 7:27:48 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
So, black kids do poorly in school if there are too many black kids in the classroom with them?

Meanwhile, white kids do just fine in all-white classrooms?

Is she sure she really wants to go where this line of thought is going?

44 posted on 05/18/2014 5:25:51 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Good point. In order to do better in school, black kids must be around a bunch of white racists who wish to keep them down?


45 posted on 05/18/2014 5:50:09 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: PapaBear3625

Nope- you got it wrong-

When it is ALL white- they are getting some “Secret”
advantage- Better teachers- better schools -easier
tests-

An ALL, or mostly black/Hispanic school has all the above
taken away from them -

I kid you not - they teach this crap !


46 posted on 05/18/2014 7:11:38 AM PDT by mj1234
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
The professional tourist sees racism and/or segregation everywhere she looks!

IOW, "she don't matter."

47 posted on 05/18/2014 7:16:23 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: mj1234
This isn't about education, I think Michelle's accusations are unwarranted...she and Holder are making this rattling noise to get you to look away from the scandals of the IRS, VA Hospitals and Benghazi...the heat has gotten too close to the POTUS. Bradly Manning is a traitor who should after a short trail, be shot...instead his is getting a fast SEX CHANGE paid for by the United States tax payers...while other loyal vets are being denied medical help.....this latest Obama scandal is why Michelle and Holder are fanning the fire on segregation. IT IS A RUSE!!!
48 posted on 05/18/2014 7:39:40 AM PDT by yoe
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To: MUDDOG

OMG - ROTFL


49 posted on 05/18/2014 7:43:56 AM PDT by ladyjane
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