Skip to comments.Marching for life and against the "Negro Project"
Posted on 01/23/2006 7:21:47 AM PST by .cnI redruM
On January 8, 2006, I attended the Justice Sunday III conference at Greater Exodus Baptist Church, a predominantly black church in Philadelphia. Reverend Herbert Lusk preached passionately against abortion and called it murder. Today, I will attend the Blogs4Life Conference, then head to the National Mall for the March for Life rally. I hope to see a large number of the kind of people who nodded in agreement with Rev. Lusks sermon.
Black women are three times as likely to have abortions as their white counterparts. Blacks and Hispanics are about 25 percent of the population, yet they account for 57 percent of all abortions. Aside from the fact that abortion is murder, there are two very important reasons why black people should be represented in great numbers at the March for Life rally:
Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger was the ultimate white supremacist
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America makes a futile effort to deny that its founder Margaret Sanger was a eugenicist. Eugenics is a pseudo-science that claims some races are genetically superior and more fit to survive than others. As a eugenicist, Sangers goals were to discourage the unfit and inferior from reproducing. In her 1922 book Pivot of Civilization, she called for segregation of morons, misfits, and the maladjusted and sterilization of genetically inferior races.
Can you guess which race in particular she considered genetically inferior?
Sanger even suggested that the federal government pay obviously unfit parents not to have children and advocated limiting and discouraging overfertility of the mentally and physically defective.
In 1916, Sanger founded the Birth Control League, the forerunner of Planned Parenthood. She appointed a man named Lothrop Stoddard, a Nazi sympathizer, fellow eugenicist and author of The Rising Tide of Color Against White World Supremacy to the Board of Directors. At some point, after Adolph Hitlers atrocities against the Jews became known, Sanger changed the leagues name to Planned Parenthood, because birth control was too closely associated with eugenics.
More controversial is Sangers Negro Project, devised in 1939. The eugenicist set out to implicate black ministers and doctors in her efforts to spread her message of contraception, sterilization, and abortion in the black community. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We do not want the word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it occurs to any of their more rebellious members, she wrote.
People in poorer areas, particularly the South, were producing alarmingly more than their share of babies. Sanger was able to enlist black men such as W.E.B. Dubois and Dr. Adam Clayton Powell (a minister) to her cause. Even Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., had a part to play. In 1966, he received an award from Planned Parenthood, writing, There is a striking kinship between our movement and Margaret Sangers early efforts.
Margaret Sangers project worked better than she could have hoped. Not only do black women have abortions at higher rates, a solid 90 percent of black voters shamelessly cast ballots for the Democratic Party, an unabashed supporter of Planned Parenthood.
Planned Parenthood targets minority women
Sanger would be very proud of what her modest Birth Control League has become.
The Cybercast News Service compared the location of Planned Parenthood abortion clinics with population figures from the 2000 Census:
In nearly two-thirds (62.5 percent) of the comparisons, the communities with a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic had a higher percentage of blacks than the state did as a whole.
In Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts and Ohio, the communities containing all of the Planned Parenthood abortion clinics had much higher black populations than their respective states, while Idaho, Kentucky, North Dakota, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming -- all of which have low black populations -- have none of the organizations abortion facilities.
Two states with high black populations -- Louisiana (32.5 percent) and Mississippi (36.3 percent) -- also have no Planned Parenthood abortion clinics, due in large part to the strength of pro-life forces in that part of the nation and state laws that restrict access to abortion, according to Jim Sedlak, executive director of STOPP International.
Even after her death, Sangers Negro Project lives on. Black ministers and so-called civil rights organizations that support Planned Parenthood ensure that minority women remain targets. Carlton W. Veazey is a minister, supporter of Planned Parenthood, and president and CEO of an organization once called the Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights, now disguised as the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC).
Veazey founded a program called the Black Church Initiative, purportedly in response to the high pregnancy rate among black teens. According to RCRCs web site, the initiative encourages and assists African American clergy and laity in addressing teen childbearing, sexuality education, unintended pregnancies, and other reproductive health issues within the context of African American culture and religion.
For the first time in its 95-year history, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which once fought to protect black lives, took an official position in favor of abortion in 2004.
While black liberals and so-called men of God continue to align themselves with Margaret Sangers offspring, I intend to campaign for the protection of all unborn babies, no matter what race or genetic inheritance.
And how, exactly, does Sanger substantially differ from a Nazi?
Interesting how Bill Bennett was criticized for mentioning a hypothetical about race (to show how disgusting it sounded), by people who keep telling us that it's "just a lump of tissue."
I, too, am stunned---by how all of this has seemingly been kept under wrappers for all these years. Atrocities as horrible as this should be exposed to the light of day--in our schools, to our politicians, and to the public at large. Our black population should be educated from birth to grave about how easily genocide of their race can, and has been carried out.
Planned Parenthood and their humanist, amoral preachers target all of our kids and especially minorities with the message of "free" sex and abortion. The Klan could not have come up with a better plan to cause minorities harm by ending the culture of family and reduce their numbers.
The other program the Left has enacted to keep minoities down is multiculturalism's demand that South Americans don't need to learn English and should come illegally. To be successful in the US immigrants have to be here legally and they have to speak English. This is like a Klan plan to keep miorities in language slums where they are not able to compete in the wider society for education and higher paying jobs. Add on the baby killing thing and the sex with multiple partners, things don't look so good.
With the left looking out for minorities, between abortion and poverty, they will soon be extinct. Whites are seriously threatened as well.
"Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger was the ultimate white supremacist"
There ya go...Abortion is so racial, it's pathetic. Which can only mean that all the groups that are pro-abortion, are extremely racist!
There are certainly reasons to argue against Margaret Sanger's positions, but does it really bolster the cause to lie with bad photoshopping? :)
"I, too, am stunned---by how all of this has seemingly been kept under wrappers for all these years. Atrocities as horrible as this should be exposed to the light of day--in our schools, to our politicians, and to the public at large. Our black population should be educated from birth to grave about how easily genocide of their race can, and has been carried out."
I'm with ya. And am simply floored, that this has been so successfully kept from the public. Most especially Sanger's close ties with KKK.
(Sorry, I wasn't aware of the hoax. Won't do it again.)
We tend to accept images too readily if they match our preconceived notions. If you really look at the image, you can see the photo quality is different in the Sanger photo and the Klan photo, Sanger's body is not sized proportionately with the bodies of the Klan members, and her skirt has been "drawn" in.
Should we pull #6? The photo is evidently a fake.
It helps a lot if you have the other photo to compare, which of course I did not. It does look out of proportion now that you call it to my attention.
Or if you're of retirement age and your eyes aren't what they used to be. I still can't see the faking of her skirt.
Maybe it's just my history major kicking in, but there's so much about it that doesn't ring true. Aside from the elements I've mentioned, no headline at the time would have referred to "KKK gals", the welcome sign is very suspect in its appearance, and the photo credit to ANYthing ".com" is odd. Thanks for agreeing that it's not something that should be used to support an argument against Sanger.
It's normal for all of us to glance at pictures and take them at face value; I'd say that these days, when images are so easy to manipulate, we all need to look at photos with our eyes wide open, and one eyebrow raised. :)
I'm not sure, given how Sen. Robert Byrd's are all but flaunted, that it would make any difference.
Don't be stunned it was kept under wraps. You know we're only given the news the left thinks we need. Read the first sentence of the Southern Studies report and weep. Timing is everything for the left. When they're screaming in one direction, we need to look in the other.
Eugenics in North Carolina Thousands Were Sterilized by the State By Jon Elliston Southern Exposure 31.1 (Spring 2003)
The furor over Mississippi Sen. Trent Lotts remarks praising Strom Thurmonds segregationist presidential bid reminded Southerners that shadows still linger from decades of white supremacy and Jim Crow. So it was fitting that last December, when Lott was on the hot seat, a little sunlight seeped into one of the darkest corners of North Carolinas history. A five-day Winston-Salem Journal series, Against Their Will: North Carolinas Sterilization Programs, provided the first in-depth account of the states eugenics effortstargeting mostly the poor and people of colorand of the terrible toll, in the form of stunted lives, that those efforts wrought.
The numbers reported in the Journal articles begin to tell the story. Between 1929 and 1974, state government eugenics boards authorized the surgical sterilization of more than 7,600 North Carolinians deemed to be feebleminded, moronic, delinquent, or promiscuous, as the administrative papers put it. More than 2,000 of the victims were under age 18. Ninety-nine percent were women. Tellingly, as the civil rights movement gathered steam in the 1960s, the sterilizations, which already disproportionately targeted African Americans, were increasingly meted out against young blacks.
North Carolina, the series reveals, was a hot-bed of private and public support for such so-called human betterment. After California and Virginia, the state conducted the third highest number of sterilizations in the country. Enthusiasm for eugenicseven following the disclosure of the Nazis horrific endeavors in the fieldran high in the South after World War II. Economic elites, civic leaders, and social scientists saw an aggressive sterilization program as a means to improve the race while shrinking the welfare roles and reducing the black population along the way.
The newspaper series goes beyond the numbers and logistics, sharing testimony from several living victims as well as some of the retired doctors, social workers, and state officials who had a hand in authorizing and promoting the practice. The lasting pain left by social engineering run amuck is evidenced by stories like that of Elaine Riddick Jessie, who was an Edenton 14-year-old when she gave birth to her only child in 1968. Hours after she gave birth, a doctor tied her tubes on orders of the state. It is the most degrading thing, the most humiliating thing a person can do to a person is to take away a God-given right, Jessie told the Journal.
The revelations in the Journal prompted a long-overdue mea culpa. On behalf of the state I deeply apologize to the victims and their families for this past injustice, and for the pain and suffering they had to endure over the years, Gov. Mike Easley said December 12. This is a sad and regrettable chapter in the state's history, and it must be one that is never repeated again.
Apologies are a good start, civil rights and mental health advocates say. But, as North Carolina NAACP director Skip Alston has argued, some form of restitution for the surviving victimsperhaps reparationswill now be expected. Alston is pushing for the state legislature to hold hearings on the matter, and says the NAACP will hold its own public hearings around the state.
And theres at least one additional significant step the state can make to come clean on what was long a dirty secret: tell the whole story by publicly releasing the files of the eugenics program. According to the state archives in Raleigh, an estimated 50 cubic feet of records on the programremain under official seal. While state and federal laws forbid disclosing the personal data in the files, such information could be redacted from the documents prior to release, opening up a valuable historical resource and promoting greater accountability.
Meanwhile, other states are also beginning to take a hard look at their former eugenics programs. On January 9, South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges issued the states first apology for its program, which led to the sterilization of more than 250 peopleagain, most of them poor African Americans. A week earlier, the Disabled Action Committee, a national advocacy group, launched a campaign to urge President Bush to apologize for the federal governments involvement in eugenics programs, which existed in at least 33 states and sterilized an estimated 65,000 people.
The Winston-Salem Journal series may be found online at http://againsttheirwill.journalnow.com.
Jon Elliston is a writer based in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Well...there ain't no harm in tryin'.
The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We do not want the word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it occurs to any of their more rebellious members, she wrote.
Wow... Now isn't that an interesting quote?...
It's been known forever. It's just easy to do when people refuse to educate themselves and turn over their source of knowledge to the left leaning press.
Rich, white, liberal Americans are predominantly leftists.
Yeah, but they'd rather have a spokesman who lied about what they really believed in. Sanger was unflinchingly open and honest.
The writing on the sign is too clear and done in Lucinda Handwriting font or some other. I could tell right off it was a fake.
I think that picture was just meant to be a humorous way to illustrate a point, not that it is real.
I tend to agree with stigmatizing the man, I disagree with letting her off the hook.
This is from the same group that believes KKK Byrd is a "great statesman" and "leader" of their party. Why would anyone be shocked by the left's complete love of Sanger?
The person who posted it thought it was real, so don't overestimate people who will just glance at pictorial information.
Bill Clinton's former pastor - the very pro abortion Phillip Wogaman is
leading a 3 day seminar at the influential black Denver church New Hope Baptist.
Several Denver sidewalk counsellors are protesting New Hope
in an attempt to educate them about the more than 1,200 black
babies who die each day in abortions in our nation.
To see a fantastic anti-Sanger pro-black tv commercial,
check out www.lifecommercials.com
Sanger was known as Hitler in a skirt and Hitler as Sanger in a mustache!
Thanks. I was not aware of infamous standing Sanger picked up along the way. Just thought she was the abortion instigator and everybody let it go at that...We learn something new everyday.
Good read. Thanks.
For a second, I thought you had just posted that Hillary was Sanger with a mustache. Java mixes badly with IT hardware. I will have to read more carefully in the future. Hillary, Hitler; Hitler, Hillary. It's so easy to confuse the two.
I understand what you're saying... To me the cartoon says much more: Men have been told they have NO choice when it comes to being a father. There are the "deadbeat dads", and there are also the would-be dads who have been told for decades that it isn't up to them. They can't choose to be a father, or not be a father without a women's consent. I imagine all the would-be dads who hope to be a father only to have the would-be mom opt for abortion. There are even stories of men who went to court to try to prevent the abortion so they could raise the child themselves after birth only to be told they had no right to make the offer.
As for the woman, unfortunately for those who are pro-abortion being labeled "pro-choice" is a badge of honor. But for much of the pro-life crowd, it is a stigma.
They look like the same woman.
They are the same woman; you are missing the point (how, I don't know), that a real picture of Sanger, taken alone, was inserted by someone into a picture of a KKK rally to make it look like she was actually there, when she was not.
Thanks for the ping!