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How Derrick Bell Beat Martin Luther King Jr.
FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 12, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 03/12/2012 5:20:11 AM PDT by SJackson

“History proves that the white man is a devil,” said Malcolm X. “Whites are liars,” said Jeremiah Wright. “I love to harass white folks,” said Derrick Bell.

“This is what you deserve. You get what you deserve, white boy,” a black teenager said to Allen Coon, a white student on the porch of his own home, as he set him on fire.

“Don’ tell me words don’t matter,” Obama once said. And he was right. Words do matter. The words of his mentors that have rooted hate so deep in the black community that it has become a cancer, a sore that bleeds violence, a stain on the soul.

While white racism continues to decline year by year, black racism has advanced to the White House and into the hearts and minds of millions. It leads to everything from discrimination to murder. It led to a thirteen-year-old boy screaming as fire ate at the flesh of his face, burning away the white skin that his attackers had been taught to hate so much.

“While city officials, state agencies, white liberals, and sober-minded Negroes stand idly by, a group of Negro dissenters is taking to street-corner step ladders, church pulpits, sports arenas, and ballroom platforms across the United States, to preach a gospel of hate that would set off a federal investigation if it were preached by Southern whites.”

The year was 1959 and the voice was that of Mike Wallace. Since then the “Gospel of Hate” has become mainstream in parts of the black community. Black leaders like Jeremiah Wright have discarded the Black Muslim origins of their hate, along with the tales of UFOs and Mohammed, but have retained its deep-seated venomous racism.

The Nation of Islam, the subject of Wallace’s documentary, has won. Its Million Man March was the largest organized show of political force by the black community in decades. Its breakaway activist, Malcolm X, has displaced Martin Luther King, as a political role model in the black community. Most of all its hate has become distilled into the rhetoric and beliefs of even non-Muslim clergy and scholars.

While we look at the hateful words of a Jeremiah Wright or a Derrick Bell who preach from the pulpit or propound from their ivory tower desks, we often ignore their impact on the ground floor of public life and what happens when their teachings trickle down to create an atmosphere of oppression and hate.

Allen Coon, a 13-year-old boy, was set on fire as a consequence of the mainstreaming of racism in the black community to the extent that hatred for white people became a regular feature of his classes at school.

“You’ve got to be taught, to hate and fear,” Lieutenant Cable hummed in Rodger and Hammerstein’s South Pacific. “You’ve got to be taught, from year to year.”

Allen Coon’s assailants, who followed him home from school, poured gasoline on him and flicked the lighter, had been carefully taught to hate by teachers in the Kansas City public school system. Those teachers had also been taught to hate from year to year. The burns on the face of a thirteen-year-old white boy did not emerge out of thin air. They are marks of the bigotry of men like Jeremiah Wright and Derrick Bell, of words that collect like rainwater in the gutter, seeping into the hearts and minds of those in the black community who consider those bigots leaders, until it overflows and torture, rape and murder follow.

The greatest testament to the triumph of black racism in the black community is in the number of racist figures surrounding Barack Obama. If anyone imagined a black president in 1959, few would have imagined that his wife would pose in a photo together with the wife of the leader of a black hate group, that his mentor would screech “God damn America” from the pulpit or that his good friend would proudly proclaim, “I live to harass white folks.”

As parents and students from the same school that Allen Coon attended come forward to testify to the atmosphere of racism and racial intimidation, we can easily imagine the coverage that the story would receive if only the races were reversed. Cameras would fill every corner of East High School, assemblies would be called, tolerance programs would be implemented, and every media outlet would demand an orgy of soul-searching by white parents and students to understand their part in this atrocity.

Two years ago Newsweek ran a photo of a white baby asking the question, “Is your baby racist?” While the media will gleefully charge 6-month-old white babies with racism, accusing them of bigotry for staring longer at photos of other races; it will go on ignoring the Allen Coon case, as it has ignored any number of similar and worse cases. Obama graced Sandra Fluke with a sympathetic phone call over the devastating trauma of being called a slut. Having your face set on fire though doesn’t qualify for a two minute long distance call from the Oval Office.

The eager critiquers of white bigotry are unwilling to take a hard look at the unpleasant reality of black racism and their role in sanctifying and perpetuating it. They are unwilling to analyze language like, “You get what you deserve, white boy,” to find the legacy of hate embedded within from their own teachings, which say that victimization invites a violent response, that guilt is racial rather than individual and being told you are the victim exempts you from accountability for your own actions.

“I pale in hatred to the hatred of white people,” Farrakhan once said, justifying his black racism through the prop of white racism. That prop is still there, and its spectral image of a universal and pervasive white racism is taught in every school and used to justify every aspect of black racism, from discrimination at colleges to intimidation at polls, to setting a thirteen-year-old boy on fire.

The Allen Coon case is yet another reminder that an end to racism does not mean an end to white racism. It means an end to all racism. And that day will only come when black people are just as ashamed of Jeremiah Wright, affirmative action and schools like East High School where white students are harassed because of their race, as white people already are of separate lunch counters and drinking fountains.

“You get what you deserve, white boy,” isn’t just the credo of Coon’s attackers; it’s the credo of Al Sharpton, of Derrick Bell, of Jeremiah Wright and of a legion of black activists, academics and clergy. And until that credo is rooted out as completely as “segregation forever,” then America will remain a nation divided by race.

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1 posted on 03/12/2012 5:20:15 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson

As long as applying oneself to school studies is regarded as “Acting White,” there is no hope for such people.


2 posted on 03/12/2012 5:23:24 AM PDT by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: SJackson

Thank you for posting this.


3 posted on 03/12/2012 5:32:18 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: SJackson
What is amazing is that the preachers of hate don't see that it will eventually bite them and their followers in the @ss.

On the other hand, I guess folks like MLK were wrong...we can't all just get along and live in mutual respect based on character. At least not when guys like Derrick Bell, Jeremiah Wright, and Obama spread division and hatred and confusion.

Thanks to Obama, racial harmony hasn't just been set back by ten or twenty years...its prospects are being utterly destroyed.

D@mn shame! A lot of innocent and well-meaning people will be hurt...and the cause of justice will suffer irreparably.

4 posted on 03/12/2012 5:53:51 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Romney: "I can haz cheezy grits, Y'all?")
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To: Jacquerie

There are people in the black community warning their people that they’d do better looking closer to home for their problems. Bill Cosby comes to mind. I think he’s even gone as far as to point out that the number of unwed and black teen mothers isn’t whitie’s fault.
Until blacks learn to stop blaming others for their poor choices, nothing will get better.


5 posted on 03/12/2012 6:03:32 AM PDT by LevinFan
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To: LevinFan

“Until blacks learn to stop blaming others for their poor choices, nothing will get better.”

I suppose you understand the odds of things getting better!
They are slim, none and the chance that Bobby Jindal is a real conservative.


6 posted on 03/12/2012 6:28:08 AM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SJackson
What is transpiring here with blacks is no more different from what the Palestinians teach their children from birth onward ..... to hate and kill the Jews. The same with Muslims except they include Christians. It's only a matter of time before you start hearing openly kill whitey.

Whites have bent over backwards to help and appease blacks to no avail. I now look at what's happening and liken the whites guilt trip motivations for racial harmony amount to nothing more now than to Neville Chamberlain's naive peace in our time.

A perfect storm is coming! Are you ready for it?

7 posted on 03/12/2012 6:48:30 AM PDT by Old Badger (Don't bother me! I still like Palin because she will tell like it is! (Newt too!))
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To: RoosterRedux
What is amazing is that the preachers of hate don't see that it will eventually bite them and their followers in the @ss.

This is true. Instead of racism going away the blacks are teaching us whites that the racists were right all along. If the only examples we see are of black people acting like animals (from the white house down to the ghetto) then how are we to consider them as people?

I am far more racist now than I was in high school or college, and with far more reason to be. (and it saddens me)

Blacks going out of their way to prove the KKK to be correct

8 posted on 03/12/2012 6:53:01 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: SJackson
Blacks are more racist than Whites.

~ Larry Elder, "The Ten Things You Can't Say In America"

9 posted on 03/12/2012 6:54:37 AM PDT by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: A Strict Constructionist

It’s a tiresome tale - to hate “whitey” - and goes well beyond American History.....

I was born in Zambia in 1960. I am white. My black nanny took care of me most days while my mother and father started a hospital and treated those in the community, selflessly - mom was actually in labor with me while nursing another woman in labor!

Well, the nanny came running home with me in her arms one day ( I was six months old ) scared, because the other women washing down by the river begged her to throw me, a white baby, down on the ground so they could trample me to death.

so, I weary of hearing about America’s past - the problem is in the heart of man across time and continents, hatred and jealousy can only truly be subdued through real hope and change - Jesus.


10 posted on 03/12/2012 7:05:40 AM PDT by nevermorelenore
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To: SJackson

How honest, God fearing black people can rally around this loser is beyond me. He is everything MLK stood against. MLK preached that a man should be judged by the content of his character, not the color of his skin. These are truly marvelous words. Obama falls way to short because his character consists of lying, racism and class envy who surrounds himself with like minded racists and white-haters; communists and socialists. Another factor is that his ancestors were slave traders. Don’t black people realize the significance of that? And to think a good man like Herman Cain ended up the way he did makes me ill. Herman Cain is a good man; Barak Obama is NOT.


11 posted on 03/12/2012 7:13:01 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Jacquerie

Well said...


12 posted on 03/12/2012 7:24:14 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: RoosterRedux
Such leaders need a bogeyman. There always needs to be "somebody out there" who is responsible for the condition of their followers, somebody their followers need a Leader to fight against.

Any such person who told his followers "How about you just turn off the TV and work at improving yourself?" would find himself talking to an empty hall.

13 posted on 03/12/2012 7:25:08 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: nevermorelenore

What an amazing personal history you have! How long did you live in Africa?


14 posted on 03/12/2012 7:38:03 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: SJackson

When did the attack on the Coon boy happen?


15 posted on 03/12/2012 7:39:01 AM PDT by Ditter
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Comment #16 Removed by Moderator

bttt


17 posted on 03/12/2012 8:34:37 AM PDT by Matchett-PI ("Andrew loved the battle and he knew the stakes." ~ Mark Levin 3/2/12)
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To: SJackson

Terrible tragedy. I should have heard of this on the national news but didn’t. I don’t even think it was even reported. They’re cowards and racists if not, given the hatred and violence involved.


18 posted on 03/12/2012 11:29:35 AM PDT by Crucial
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To: John O

Agreed.


19 posted on 03/12/2012 1:32:54 PM PDT by doberville
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To: nevermorelenore

The teach all nations, and baptize them...instruction...doesn’t seem to work for all parts of the world. I’m afraid some will just have to find their own way as they can’t seem to understand anything that is good for them.


20 posted on 03/12/2012 2:58:13 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: RoosterRedux
Obama graced Sandra Fluke with a sympathetic phone call over the devastating trauma of being called a slut. Having your face set on fire though doesn’t qualify for a two minute long distance call from the Oval Office.

We have the MSM to thank for much of this hatred... elites pitting citizen groups against each other for entertainment... I'll get a link...

21 posted on 03/14/2012 8:01:56 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: New Jersey Realist
How honest, God fearing black people can rally around this loser is beyond me. He is everything MLK stood against

In the time since MLK, a lot of black preachers have apparently been stoking the fires of hatred. And there is apparent good money to be made from such activity...much more money than preaching the Gospel.

The Truth may set you free, but hate and lies sell like hotcakes!

22 posted on 03/14/2012 8:11:38 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Romney: "I can haz cheezy grits, Y'all?")
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To: RoosterRedux

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBFOmUXR080

This link showcases the extreme contempt elite liberals have for everyday American citizens. If you don’t have time to watch it all, just listen in on the first 30 seconds... it’ll give you a taste.


23 posted on 03/14/2012 8:12:04 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: GOPJ

Thx...I’ll check it out!


24 posted on 03/14/2012 8:16:18 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Romney: "I can haz cheezy grits, Y'all?")
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