Skip to comments.Obama Pal Derrick Bell: “I live to harass white folks” (VIDEO)
Posted on 03/09/2012 9:00:56 AM PST by maggief
Derrick Bell, the radical left-wing professor with whom Barack Obama developed a long association, once admitted during a television interview that he, lives to harass white folks.
Video emerged the other day of Obama as a law school student embracing Bells teachings on Critical Race Theory, the idea that the American political and justice systems are inherently racist.
Obama says in the video, Open your hearts and open your minds to the words of Prof. Derrick Bell, before physically embracing Bell. White House records show Bell repeatedly visited Obama in 2010.
Anyone get Soledad O’Brian’s comment on this? I’m sure she’ll dismiss this too.
Bell: ‘I Live To Harass White Folks’
DERRICK BELL SEES IRREVOCABLE PATTERN OF RACIAL OPPRESSION
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) - Wednesday, February 19, 1992
Author: Lynne Tolman; Staff Reporter
“Black people will never gain full equality in this country,” Harvard Law School Professor DerrickBell said last night at Clark University.
“Even those herculean efforts we hail as successful will produce no more than temporary “peaks of progress,’ short-lived victories that slide into irrelevance as racial patterns adapt in ways that maintain white dominance,” he continued.
“This is a hard-to-accept fact that all history verifies. We must acknowledge it, not as a sign of submission, but as an act of ultimate defiance.”
“This “racial bonding’ by whites means that black rights and interests are always vulnerable to diminishment if not to outright destruction,” said Bell , who was invited to campus by the student group Speaker’s Forum as part of Black History Month.
“For white people who both deny racism and see a heavy dose of the Horatio Alger myth as the answer to blacks’ problems, how sweet it must be when a black person like Clarence Thomas stands in a public place and condemns as slothful and unambitious those blacks who are not making it,” he said.
Bell said racial bias is no longer starkly visible as in the days of Jim Crow, but there is a pattern. “When whites perceive that it will be profitable or at least cost-free to serve, hire, admit or otherwise deal with blacks on a non-discriminatory basis, they do so. When they fear - accurately or not - that there may be a loss, inconvenience or upset to themselves or other whites , discriminatory conduct usually follows.”
Racial oppression is likely permanent in the United States, Bell said. “My challenge here is to tell what I view as the truth about racism without causing disabling despair.”
Bell recalled the summer of 1964 when he was a civil rights worker in Mississippi. In the small, black town of Harmony, he asked local organizer Biona MacDonald where she and the other black families found the courage to continue the struggle for school desegregation in the face of intimidation from whites .
“Mrs. MacDonald looked at me and said slowly, seriously, “I can’t speak for everyone, but as for me, I am an old woman. I lives to harasswhitefolks .’ “
The woman recognized that powerless as she was, she could still use courage and determination as a weapon, Bell said. “She did not even hint that her harassment would topple whites ‘ well-entrenched power. Rather, her goal was defiance ... Mrs. MacDonald avoided discouragement and defeat because at the point that she determined to resist her oppression, she was triumphant.”
“I live to harass white folks.”
While infesting the country as a protected, utterly talentless, parasite in a ridiculously soft academic system made possible only by the hard work of generations of whites.
White people are so damn racist. /SARC
This clown merely recognized how sick Western man had become. It is unfair for blacks to take advantage of white sickness and the resulting inability to effectively resist assaults by “Third Worlders.”
Profound and succinct. Cheers!
“Bell repeatedly visited Obama in 2010”
Because Barry is a miserable bastard in need of a father-figure.
The only thing she "won" is going to come at the expense of the next black person the people she's been harrassing are going to encounter.
It is fair game for our politicians on the Hill to criticize Obama now, not fearing to be called racist!
No second chance after this election!
Another VICTIM MENTALITY loser. Just like obama and Withholder. My people are down because of whitie. It’s not because they could’nt cut the mustard. Or they were not qualified. It was because of whitie. Well Mr. “ only white boys get tenure” Bell. What about the white poor boys. Why are they down. Answer that you socialist fraud. Then shut up your ignorant racist mouth.
I live to harass white folks
Let me rephrase that for you professor (sic): “I live to harass Obama’s mama!”
Poor Barack...can’t brush Bell off as just someone who lives in the neighborhood or I wasn’t listening to ther sermons as I sat in the pews for 20 years. LOL!!!
if the racial repression is “irrevocable”, why was he wasting his time with all this?
Hey, Stephan Tawney, in case you missed it there was also a video released the other day of Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree saying that that video had been hidden.
Of course, he's backpedaling now!
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and yet we have WWII era seniors who are going to vote for Obama because he is a democrat and he needs a second chance. (and republicans want to take away their social security. never mind obamacare already did that)
They should go on the offensive, calling him and certain cabinet members “racist”, because it’s true.
Pollack brought this up as well, that 0bama’s justice department refused to enforce the law equally for all races.
May God guide our course.
Bell was credited with developing "critical race theory," which suggested that the U.S. legal system was inherently biased against African Americans and other minorities because it was built on an ingrained white point of view.
He argued in his many books and lectures that the life experiences of black people and other minorities should be considered in hiring decisions and in applying the law.
Flash back: Obama on picking Judges:
.."We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom. The empathy to understand what it's like to be poor, or African-American, or gay, or disabled, or old. And that's the criteria by which I'm going to be selecting my judges."
This should be in breaking news!
Can anyone download that video? My programs don’t seem to want to capture it to my computer.
Surly, dogmatic, self-marginalized and narrow-minded is no way to go through life.
Wonder how Soledad is going to try to cover that up?
Mrs. MacDonald looked at me and said slowly, seriously, I cant speak for everyone, but as for me, I am an old woman. I lives to harasswhitefolks .
Those darn white people that I abuse don’t like me so that means they are rascist! Now I have to wonder why the slaves weren’t very fond of their masters....I mean, shouldn’t abuse lead to love?
“Black people will never gain full equality in this country, Harvard Law School Professor DerrickBell said last night at Clark University.”
There you have it...this guy and his buddies are in business to make sure this is true.
WHITE LIKE EDDIE (SNL 1984)
Eddie Murphy: You know, a lot of people talk about racial prejudice. And some people have gone so far as to say that there are actually two Americas: one black and one white. But talk is cheap. So I decided to look into the problem myself, firsthand. To go underground and actually experience America.. as a white man.
[ enters Make Up Room ]
Eddie Murphy Voiceover: I hired the best make-up people in the business. If I was gonna pass as a white man, everything had to be perfect.
[ make-up is placed on Eddie’s face ]
Eddie Murphy: Hmm, I think that’s a little light.
Make-up Artist: Okay, let’s try this. [ applies fake white moustache on Eddie’s lips ]
Eddie Murphy: That’s, uh.. I look kind of Harry Reemsish.
Make-up Artist: Mmm, I like it.
Eddie Murphy: I studied for my role very carefully. I watched lots of “Dynasty”.
[ show Eddie watching TV ]
Eddie Murphy: See? See how they walk? Their butts are real tight when they walk. They keep their butts tight. I’ve gotta remember to keep my butt real tight when I walk.
Eddie Murphy Voiceover: And, I read a whole bunch of Hallmark Cards.
[ show Eddie reading greeting cards ]
Eddie Murphy: “For my lovely wife.” That’s it. That’s it. That’s it. Go ahead. “You always mean lots more to me than you could ever guess. For you have done so much to fill my life with happiness.”
Eddie Murphy Voiceover: Finally, I was ready.
[ Eddie walks onto the street, the perfect portrait of a white man. He enters a convenience store, grabs a newspaper and drops it on the counter. ]
Clerk: What are you doing?
Eddie Murphy: I’m buying this newspaper.
Clerk: That’s all right. There’s nobody around. Go ahead, take it. Take it. [ Eddie gives him a quizzical look ] Go ahead, take it. Yeah. Take it. Take it.
[ Eddie takes the newspaper, and cautiously exits ]
Eddie Murphy Voiceover: Slowly, I began to realize that when white people are alone, they give things to each other for free.
[ cut to Eddie catching a bus. He sits down between two white women. ]
Eddie Murphy Voiceover: There was only one other black man on the bus. He got off on 45th Street. [ the busdriver looks around the bus carefully, then sets a party in motion, complete with music and cigarette girls ] The problem was much more serious than I’d ever imagined.
[ cut to Eddie at a bank, talking to a black Loan Officer, discussing budgeting and other money matters ]
Loan Officer: Now, let me get this straight, Mr., ..uh.. Mr. White. You’d like to borrow $50,000 from our bank, but you have no collateral, you have no credit. You don’t even have any I.D. Is that correct?
Eddie Murphy: That’s right.
Loan Officer: Mr. White, I’m sorry. This is not a charity. This is a business...
White Loan Officer: Uh, Harry, why don’t you, uh, take your break now? I’ll take care of.. uh.. Mr. White.
Loan Officer: Well.. okay. Thanks, Bob. [ exits ]
White Loan Officer: [ laughs, then sits ] That was a close one, wasn’t it?
Eddie Murphy: It certainly was.
White Loan Officer: We don’t have to bother with these formalities, do we, Mr. White? Huh?
Eddie Murphy: What a silly Negro!
White Loan Officer: Just take what you want, Mr. White. Pay us back anytime. Or don’t. We don’t care.
Eddie Murphy: Tell me, do you know of any other banks like this in this area?
[ cut to Eddie back at the Make-up Room ]
Eddie Murphy: So, what did I learn from all of this? Well, I learned that we still have a very long way to go in this country before all men are truly equal. But I’ll tell you something. [ pan to reveal Eddie’s black buddies applying white make-up to their faces ] I’ve got a lot of friends, and we’ve got a lot of makeup. So, the next time you’re huggin’ up with some really super, groovy white guy, or you met a really great, super keen white chick, don’t be too sure. They might be black.
[ fade to black ]
Interesting what Palin said about Steve Schmidt keeping the McCain Campaign from vetting Obama.
Ok, to be fair here, he was quoting another person.
Ok, to be fair here, he was quoting another person.
So, how much of an exageration is that from what people like Derrick Bell think about white people and “white privilege”?
...As articles editor for the Harvard Law Review in 1985 Kagan helped shepherd into print a racially noxious story by a radical law professor and architect of Critical Race Studies, which is essentially "blame whitey" in legal vernacular.
This was no literary fiction. It was the kind of story that would never get past Tina Brown at the New Yorker. What Derrick Bell, the author, was doing, observes legal scholar Arthur Austin, was "making broadside comments on the tyranny of white people." Austin, in an article, ranked Bell's fable one of the top 10 politically correct law review articles of all time.
Bell's fiction was a way to circumvent law review standards.
Yes, Bell said he adopted the motto, "I live to harass white folks," from an elderly black lady in rural Mississippi in the 1960s. The "white folks" referred to by that lady were apparently limited to those who had personally treated her in a very vile manner. So the mantra of "I live to harass white folks," if taken in this context and limited to it, is not anywhere like the caption of the video makes it out to be.
There are surely more pernicious quotes from the late Obama idol, Prof. Bell, which better illustrate Bell's radicalism and extremism. Bell's published works should offer a rich source for such material.
The pieces are coming into place.
Hey Dems—you better warm up the bull pen.
Sic Semper Tyrannis ~ I just adopted that one.
..The American Bar Association secretly declared that 14 of President Barack Obamas nominees to the federal bench are not qualified. The rejection rate is more than three times that of Obamas predecessors, Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush...Nearly all those found not qualified were either women or minorities and were nominated for positions at the district court level. Members of Congress typically recommend such nominees to the White House.
...President Barack Obama is moving at a historic pace to try to diversify the nation's federal judiciary: Nearly three of every four people he has gotten confirmed to the federal bench are women or minorities. He is the first president who hasn't selected a majority of white males for lifetime judgeships
Who cares what that hack’s opinion is anyway; never get even close to watching shows like these, it’s always the same old stuff-—Fox is starting to get that way too.
They've been going that way for a few years now. I remember when they fired E.D. Hill because she connected Obama to muslims.
He was, but listen until the end, where he states HE adopted that motto as well.
Go to the article and click on the blue words "Once Omitted" then it takes you to the video.
Bell’s race and political doctrines are the basis of diversity or multiculturalism. Socialists do this to anchor minority groups into a fight against all that is white in this country as described by Mr. Bell, et.al. One thing that is evil racist white is the constitution’s individual rights/the bill of rights and property ownership or free markets. The superior races perfer socialism so they can rob, control and take revenge on racist whitey.
They beleive in a two tier system of justice where only minorities have “civil rights” and protection from discrimination and hate crimes. Whites have no such protections nor rights. So it is alright to violate whitey’s voting rights, commit hate crimes against him (he is born an evil racist and deserves to be killed), and discriminate against him in jobs and opportunities. Government services are for minorities only to make up for what whitey did; whites are not qualified by vurtue of his dirty race. He must pay for those services. All disparities in outcomes where whitey outperforms any minority is because of his dirty racism. And on and on... They subject white children to these doctrines and it’s race hate and violent results in schools.
The Nation of Islam is woven into Bell’s racial theories as well. The hatred and scapegoating of Jews is peppered in. Doctrines about Jews and Israel are as racist as the anti-white doctrines. Jewish liberals are said to be the whites who have snuck into the civil rights movement to wreck it’s progress (in hate and racial revenge which Bell, et.al. calls racial justice or social justice). If white liberals had not been involved in the civil rights movement, Blacks would have defeated whitey and his racist constitutional republic by now. There is no innocent whitey or Jew. They are all born racist and the only way to end racism is to end the white race.
Yes, I knew that. But, as I said, he left a trail of evidence around - writings, interviews, speeches, etc. - that show who he was.
I know I wouldn't have traded places with him ~ rather be dead drunk lying in a culvert somewhere, empty bottle in hand.
That may be how the little old lady meant it but it’s not how he means it.....don’t make him noble. Good grief.