Skip to comments.Asian Kids Again Beaten In A Philly School
Posted on 09/21/2010 11:26:42 AM PDT by Tribune7
Two freshman at Edward Bok Technical High School in Philadelphia were hospitalized after a beating by 10 other boys, Friday. The victims were new 14 and 15 year immigrants from China.
Bok High School is 72 percent black and the perpetrators were black kids bringing to mind incidents that happened last December at South Philadelphia High School. One of the perps has been arrested and is facing assault charges.
Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved.
The Asian community is skeptical.
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A 10 on 2 black on Asian beatdown is
“traditional freshman hazing and not a race issue”.
ShullBit. I have one guess as to what “class” this superintendent belongs to.
Just the usual freshman beatdown hazing. Well that must mean it's all right. It couldn't be racism or a hate crime because . . . the perps were black?
The trouble is the more recent immigrants are traditionally reluctant to get involved in politics and the traditional “Asian-American activists” are all liberal airheads who wouldn’t dream of criticizing the bruthas.
Sue the school for millions. Then send your kids to a good private school.
Poorly written - obviously a product of Philadelphia schools.
Could it be that the boys are 14 & 15 years old and recent immigrants to the US?
Hate crimes can only be perped by whitey.
Just ask me what I think of the Dung-Beetle-in-Chief.
Dollars to donought holes school district "officials" are black.
Blacks think everything bad that happens to them is racism, but nothing they do to anybody else is racism.
TEN people beating someone that is HOSPITALIZED is criminal... for anyone to refer to this as Freshman hazing is insane. What happens in the sophmore year as hazing? Stabbing? Just a thought
I guess "traditional Freshman Hazing" involves hospitalized kids all the time...
Nothing to see here, move along please...
The dad in Florida was right, pity they made him appoligize. (do-nothing pusbag school officials there, too)
The School district officials should be fired.
Watch the Administration and Geithner get their panties in a twist when the Chinese embassy lodges a protest over the incident! Perhaps someone can write them over the incident.....
What’s the yearly hospital bill for this tradition? Besides, I thought hazing was illegal?
Oh, no. If they'd just taken the good natured beat down, they'd be in like Flynn with the gang thereafter.
They'll certainly be black-balled out of the Glee Club now and never get a lab partner for Chem 101.
“They’ll certainly be black-balled...”
Only the asian girls.
I’m surprised at all the black on Asian violence that goes on in the US. Asian gangs (triads, yakuza) make our gang bangers look like elementary school bullies.
Where’s Walt Kowalski when you need him?
traditional freshman hazing and not a race issue
So they’re saying every freshman is traditionally beaten to the point they require hospitalization?
Mainly since Asians don’t take pride in a criminal culture and having criminal connections. They take pride in being law abiding, but I am sure that if it continues some incensed parent will make contact with the triads and maybe it’ll end. Would be fascinating to see the crips/bloods and triads go after each other. Kind of like the Simpsons episode where the Mob and Yakuza fight each other at the Simpson’s house. The scene where a yakuza is thrown through the window and then gets up, bows, and then rejoins the fight still cracks me up.
But more seriously, it’s like blacks for some reason pick fights with other minorities, but then expect other minorities to join them in ‘getting whitey.’ Idiots. I wonder how long it’ll be until all minorities simply start attacking blacks. I simply DON’T understand the mentality that makes them do this and then think that this is justified.
“Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing”
Sounds more like a traditional gang initiation for the punks who did the beating.
Look at the majority of the students and then you’ll figure out that yes, it is.
Don’t sweat it.
Black on Asian is not a “hate crime”.
A HATE CRIME is only nonblack on BLACK.
The current meme is that this is EVERYONE’S problem, and we don’t want to CRIMINALIZE any student.
"Just the routine Freshman beating. Nothing to see here. Move along."
I got tossed in the shower. A few of the more intractable freshmen (read - ran their mouths at inopportune times) got a little worse. No beatings were inflicted, by anyone.
There are no sororities or fraternities in HIGH SCHOOL.
Or was it a GANG beating because they the Asians wouldn't join the gang?
What do the Asian victims say?
What a bunch of "tough guys."
Those gangstas talk big, but they won't go one-on-one and they're a bunch of cowards.
The pack mentality strikes again...the underachieving, insecure scum ganging up on those who unwittingly amplify by their mere existence the losers' feelings of inadeqacy.
Sounds like the French Quarter prior to Hurricane Katrina.
Wait. Hazing was OUTLAWED by the Government.
More info on the incident:
-The only good thing here is that the injuries turned out to be minor. They were checked out in a hospital but released. It could have been a lot worse in that respect - remember the high school student in Chicago who died last year after being hit in the head with a board during a big scuffle?
-It looks like only one kid was arrested, though. I’ll bet you dollars to donuts the victims in this case will face harassment and threats when it comes to identifying any of the other little punks.
-The principal needs to work on his pep talks - “’Brag about how Bok is the No. 1 [vocational] school,’ “ Melton said. “I said, ‘Don’t do anything stupid.’ “
We all got pantsed, the loud mouths got it several times and their pants thown out on the football field for them to recover in full view of the whole school. No beatings occurred and no hospitalizations. We did have the usual one on one guy fights, but no 10 on 1 beatings. Hazing my a**.
Meet the Superintendant of Schools, Arlene C. Ackerman
For liberals, American Blacks seem to be the Ultimate Other. Being Black trumps being foreign-born, being from an alien culture, being Communist--maybe even being from another planet.
Meanwhile, conservatives (who are supposedly predisposed to defend what is familiar) would take the side of three headed arthropods from another dimension if they had friction with the Black community.
This whole situation is weird.
This incident is getting huge play in the Chinese and Chinese language press.
They see it as just a repeat of last year’s widespread beatings of Asian students at Samuel Fel High School.
The preception held by Asian students in Philadelphia schools is that since all the administrators and security personnel are black, they don’t care what happens to anyone not black.
Last year, Asian students wrote letters and petitions, staged demonstrations, and attended board meeting trying to get the school to at least acknowledge there was a problem and protect them. They were ignored.
What the English language news reports has failed to mention is that the 2nd student was beaten because he ran to the aid of the 1st student and that it wasn’t 10 students but more than 20, most joining in after the beatings began.
John Derbyshire has said for years America only has two real “races”: black and non-black.
He’s got a point.
BTW, hispanic on black violence, though generally ignored by the media, is growing.
Oh yeah, does traditional freshman hazing usually result in hospitalization for those “hazed”?
Good observations. No clear answers.
The local authorities are black obviously don’t care. Where is that useless sack Eric Holder? To bring in a Federal civil rights prosecution
Washington Post ^ | 5 Sep | J. Washington
Last Dec. 3, after years of attacks on Asian immigrant students, something finally snapped.
Fueled by rumors, a group of students roamed the halls searching for Asian victims until one was attacked in a classroom. Later, about 70 students stormed the cafeteria, where several Asians were beaten. About 35 students pushed past a police officer onto the so-called “Asian floor,” but were turned back. After school, Asians being escorted home were attacked anyway by a mob of youths.
Almost all the attackers were black - but few observers believe the violence was due to racial hatred. Instead, they cite isolation of different groups within the school, certain students’ warped “gangster” values, and for some, simmering resentments over perceived benefits for Asian students.
About 30 Asians were injured that day; seven went to hospitals. Past attacks had been reported to administrators and police, but students say nothing seemed to change.
I wonder if whether or not this is a reaction. I remember a FReeper mentioning that Traids are exterminating blacks from whole blocks and Hispanics have created areas where blacks will get shot on sight. This is getting worse and worse and I wonder how the media will be able to cover such a thing without a massive backlash from either side.
I simply cannot understand why they are doing this in the first place. There’s no point ot blacks attacking everyone around them.
I just cannot imagine what the Chinese must be thinking. Their citizenry come over to learn, get assaulted, and now get ignroed and shoved aside. And go figure, the Asian students are the correct ones. I wonder what they think of whites who kowtow to these bullies. I wonder if whetehr or not this will result in a backlash. Something has to give. I know that FReepers here dislike the Chinese and China at times, but this is horrible and inexcusable.
Don’t ask me to explain it. Blacks kill far more of each other than they do of other ethnies, as indeed all ethnic groups do.
I am amused, however, by black spokesmen speaking of the “horrible toll of crime” on the black community, as if this were some outside force that attacked them, rather than their own predators doing their thing.
I find it a good deal less amusing when, as often happens, the same “community leaders” jump to the defense of the same predators when they are caught or killed.
I was in high school in Detroit 1955-1959. The only hazing of freshmen that went on was in the locker room after football practice. That hazing usually took place in the form of being snapped on the butt by an upperclassman with a towel. There was never any hazing outside the locker room. If we’d tried it in the hallway, Sister Mary Doorgunner would have been on us like holy on the Pope.
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Asians are diplomatic and typically don’t get involved with politics or issues. I have no doubt that this was race based. Shhhh .... Asians don’t think much of blacks in general ... blacks and Asians have NOTHING in common. I suspect their doing well and excelling was too much for the blacks to handle so they beat the crap out of them.