Monday, February 10, 2014

Welcome to Black History Month 2014

February 10, 2014 by Colin Flaherty 7 Comments
Black History Month in Delaware began with all the usual suspects presenting all the usual indictments of racism. If there was any mention of black mob violence or black on white crime, it was only in passing. Or only to represent the perpetrators as the real victims.  Teenagers, for example, who were kicked out of high school for violence and truancy, were said to be victims of uncaring counselors who threw them into a life of crime by suggesting they go to night school. There was a lot of that: More than 60 percent of black students in Wilmington, Delaware drop out of high school.  As for the real victims, black and white, of the school violence and behavior that disrupted their learning, there was not a word. Nor did anyone mention how two of the panel members voted for a local city council resolution a few weeks before that declared Wilmington’s black criminals were the real victims: They were suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder caused by slavery.
Nor did anyone talk about how, just a few days before, a member of the Nation of Islam bearing a message from Louis Farrakhan, told a roomful of the top elected and political officials in the area, that anyone who talked about crime in Wilmington was doing the work of “the enemy.” And they were trying to discredit the re-election efforts of the city’s black mayor......To Read More.....

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