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How I Joined a Black Sorority and Helped Fight Racism and Sexism
Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2010 | Mike Adams

Posted on 11/30/2010 11:59:36 AM PST by Kaslin

Author’s Note: Please take the time to vote in the local ABC affiliate’s First Amendment poll. The link is provided in paragraph ten.

Many African American Cultural Centers actually impede diversity by turning black students into racists and segregationists. And most of them make black students less tolerant by convincing them that they are somehow more enlightened and have special "perspective" simply because of their race. Recent events have convinced me that such arrogance is on the rise.

Last week, a black female graduate of our university called my office and left a message asking that I call her back regarding an “urgent matter.” I thought she had something important to say. I did not know at the time that I was going to hear a woman half my age lecture me on the importance of tolerance and diversity. But I’m glad she called because she set off a chain of media events that ended quite nicely for those of us who are opposed to racism and segregation.

When the black alumna called she said she had read my recent column “If I Were President.” She wanted to know whether I was really going to abolish the African American Center. At that point, I already knew we were in for an educational conversation. These days, college graduates are not well-versed in satire. As an art form, it is swiftly becoming extinct.

Things went downhill in our conversation when this college graduate told me that she became upset with my remarks about getting rid of the African American Center after she “saw that I was white”. My seventh Great Grandfather fought in the American Revolution in order to preserve our basic God-given rights. But this college graduate seemed to suggest that the expression of basic human rights is contingent upon race. The African American Center she frequented as an undergraduate did not seem to give her the ability to reflect and remedy her own possible racism.

After hearing her tell me that she “got all amped up” in response to my satire I made a big mistake. I explained that I would get rid of all the centers if I really were running for chancellor. The alumna’s response was predictable. She said “If you don’t like diversity you should go find another university.” When I pointed out her hypocrisy she replied that I did not need to be “getting all amped up and taking that tone with (her).”

Sitting in my office getting a lecture on tolerance from someone half my age was bad. When I heard her tell me not to take “that tone” with her I wondered “Could it possibly get any worse?” Well, yes it could. Next, she dropped this bombshell: “I will be in touch with your supervisors.” She even promised to drive in from out of town to set up personal meetings with them.

(Author’s Note: Ironically, both of the administrators she promised to contact are defendants in a First Amendment lawsuit pending before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. Oral arguments in Adams v. UNCW are scheduled to begin on January 25th).

I got off the phone with the woman who did not like my tone (although at the time I did not think of that rhyme). Shortly after that, the local media decided to get involved. The TV cameras rolled out to UNCW’s African American Center in order to get this footage of a young diversity expert giving his take on the situation. Notice that he confidently asserts that my speech is way outside the mainstream – so much so that it is “inappropriate” to suggest that I represent the university.

The WWAY website (a local TV station) ran a poll, which I am thankful to have won by a ratio of eight-to-one. That is significant because my percentage of support greatly outnumbers the local and national white population. Yet this young diversity expert will probably never acknowledge that his own views are seen by most as “incredible, to say the least” and “inappropriate” at an institution of higher learning.

Note that the WWAY survey was worded in such a way as to steer the results in a certain direction. A better poll would have asked “Does Scott Pickey understand that the First Amendment only protects offensive speech because inoffensive speech does not need protection? Yes or No.” Or “Is Scott Pickey a) an objective journalist? Or, b) a political commentator like Mike Adams?” (Pickey is the reporter who wrote the online version of the story. The reporter handling the video portion of the story was completely objective).

The highlight of the news video is, of course, the portion featuring a black female student who tells us that we still need diversity centers because of the persistence of racism and sexism. But she made the statement while wearing big black sorority letters emblazoned on her blouse. In other words, while lecturing us on the persistence of racism and sexism she was touting her membership in an organization that limits its membership to blacks and women. The hypocrisy of asking the public to fund “solutions” to the “problems” she is exacerbating is simply staggering.

These students did not become so confused overnight. The cultivation of their sanctimonious hypocrisy has taken years of indoctrination in the centers of so-called diversity. Even if those centers are shut down the students will retain the right to express their segregationist views. Such views are protected by the First Amendment regardless of how offensive they may be.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: mikeadams; racism

1 posted on 11/30/2010 11:59:40 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: bayouranger; BenKenobi; Biggirl; Blue Collar Christian; Constitutionalist Conservative; ...

Mike Adams Column


Please Freepmail me if you want to be added, or removed from the ping list

2 posted on 11/30/2010 12:01:44 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

“dialog on race”

always equals

“you listen, here, cracker, while I tell you what your place is”


3 posted on 11/30/2010 12:02:52 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Kaslin

When are you white people going to learn to stop judging everyone by skin color?


4 posted on 11/30/2010 12:06:35 PM PST by Tzimisce (It's just another day in Obamaland.)
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To: Kaslin
Lol! This author is WAY behind the times. The Racial grievance industry goes back a long time.

Booker T. Washington - My Larger Education, Being Chapters from My Experience (1911)

"There is another class of coloured people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do do not want to lose their jobs....."

5 posted on 11/30/2010 12:09:09 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Kaslin

This is one of the reasons I hate this “diversity” they are trying to shove down our throats.

To me, it’s just another form of class warfare.


6 posted on 11/30/2010 12:12:09 PM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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To: Kaslin
Shut up!

Mike's critics explained.

7 posted on 11/30/2010 12:12:09 PM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Kaslin

Organizations start racist subgroups in order to deliberately marginalize the members and teach them the lesson that they are different and need special help.


8 posted on 11/30/2010 12:12:38 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

I admire Booker T. Washington. He is truly a great American. He is truly smart and sadly he would be reeling in his grave today.


9 posted on 11/30/2010 12:12:58 PM PST by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies.)
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To: Kaslin

it may be time for this young lady to join the Human Race. We are, you know, all human, no matter the color of our skins. What matters is character. As a Christian, that is what counts. Segregation went out in the ‘60’s. Unfortunately, the Communists want to stir up trouble to their own political advantage, and the young people who naturally look up to their educators buy it hook, line and sinker!


10 posted on 11/30/2010 12:13:02 PM PST by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

I love that quote.


11 posted on 11/30/2010 12:16:30 PM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: Kaslin

Ah, that word “tone”. Somehow it has acquired a fuzzy definition rooted in psychobabble or even Scientology. What the hey it is supposed to mean these days I can only derive from the context that it is used as a put down word to quash discussion. The language is being destroyed.


12 posted on 11/30/2010 12:17:51 PM PST by Fred Hayek (FUBO! I salute you with the soles of my shoes.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182
Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do do not want to lose their jobs.....

Names come to mind ... Je$$e Jack$on, for example, and Al $harpton. Jeremiah Wright ... the entire Congressional Black Caucus ...

13 posted on 11/30/2010 12:21:45 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Califreak
This is one of the reasons I hate this “diversity” they are trying to shove down our throats.

"Diversity" is just a code word for anti-caucasian racism. Nobody ever complains that there are too many black people in an organization, or too many Mexicans. They only complain about a lack of diversity if they think there are too many white people. Why? Because they don't like white people, and want to see them subjugated and powerless.
14 posted on 11/30/2010 12:24:00 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: fr_freak

>”Diversity” is just a code word for anti-caucasian racism.<

Sure seems like it.


15 posted on 11/30/2010 12:32:56 PM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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To: Califreak

Diversity = Divisiveness


16 posted on 11/30/2010 12:34:09 PM PST by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Kaslin
"I don't like your tone."

English Translation: "I don't like what you have to say, but I can't think of any logical way to refute it."

17 posted on 11/30/2010 1:04:30 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Kieri

Balkanization


18 posted on 11/30/2010 1:14:27 PM PST by Califreak (November 2008 proved that Idiocracy isn't just a movie anymore)
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To: Kieri
Diversity = Divisiveness

Celebrate diversity = Divide and conquer

19 posted on 11/30/2010 1:15:31 PM PST by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Ted Hayes, an homeless advocate in L.A. called those that made bundles of money as non-profit CEO’s, prostitutes because they actually wanted the homeless to stay that way, all the while pretending they were there to help them out of homelesslness.
Wish there were more Ted Hayes in this world.


20 posted on 11/30/2010 1:17:34 PM PST by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: All
Corrected link

Lol! This author is WAY behind the times. The Racial grievance industry goes back a long time.

Booker T. Washington - My Larger Education, Being Chapters from My Experience (1911)

"There is another class of coloured people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do do not want to lose their jobs....."

21 posted on 11/30/2010 1:48:39 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Kaslin

Btt


22 posted on 11/30/2010 2:45:14 PM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Anti-Bubba182

LOL! I’ll have to remember that one.


23 posted on 11/30/2010 3:48:20 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (What's black and white and red all over? HINT: Think White House)
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