Skip to comments.Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation
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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She’s full of more baloney than Oscar Mayer.
Okay, ma’am, let’s start by doing away with Black History Month.
That would be a step in the right direction.
Stuff it Mooch!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most liberals live far removed from the problems their politics create.
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.
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.
Guess then we should get rid of all “Historically Black Colleges.”
And the cause......look in the mirror, Mooch.
Full of baloney...she is the baloney.
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.
No wonder. No telling who the fathers are.
No, it is natural.
OUCH.....that hurt....! lol
Just keep on stirring that pot, Michelle. It’s today’s Jealousy Stew with a heaping helping of hate.
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.
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.
Anything pertaining to the Moochelle needs a barf alert, IMO.
Said while her children attend an exclusive private school.
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.
Remarks by idiots like Holder (”my people”) isn’t helping any.
The 0bama’s are the ones pushing blacks to ‘do their own thing’.
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.
“”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.
Thank you! That clip was hysterical!
I blame Octomom.
So Alinsky for this close pal of Lous Farrakhan and his loathsome wife.
Didn’t this grifter write some White hater essay in college?
Yep, funny how the NYSlimes has no interest in basic research .
Keep that racist bitch away from me - there you go, segragation at work!
We need to elect a black president or something to prove we aren’t racist.
Pray America wakes up
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.
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?
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?
Nope- you got it wrong-
When it is ALL white- they are getting some “Secret”
advantage- Better teachers- better schools -easier
An ALL, or mostly black/Hispanic school has all the above
taken away from them -
I kid you not - they teach this crap !
IOW, "she don't matter."
OMG - ROTFL
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