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Cress Welsing: The Definition of Racism White Supremacy

Dr. Blynd: The Definition of Racism

Anon: What is Racism/White Supremacy?

Dr. Bobby Wright: The Psychopathic Racial Personality

The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism (White Supremacy)

What is the First Step in Counter Racism?

Genocide: a system of white survival

The Creation of the Negro

The Mysteries of Melanin

'Racism is a behavioral system for survival'

Fear of annihilation drives white racism

Dr. Blynd: The Definition of Caucasian

Where are all the Black Jurors? 

The War Against Black Males: Black on Black Violence Caused by White Supremacy/Racism

Brazen Police Officers and the Forfeiture of Freedom

White Domination, Black Criminality

Fear of a Colored Planet Fuels Racism: Global White Population Shrinking, Less than 10%

Race is Not Real but Racism is

The True Size of Africa

What is a Nigger? 

MLK and Imaginary Freedom: Chains, Plantations, Segregation, No Longer Necessary ['Our Condition is Getting Worse']

Chomsky on "Reserving the Right to Bomb Niggers." 

A Goal of the Media is to Make White Dominance and Control Over Everything Seem Natural

"TV is reversing the evolution of the human brain." Propaganda: How You Are Being Mind Controlled And Don't Know It.

Spike Lee's Mike Tyson and Don King

"Zapsters" - Keeping what real? "Non-white People are Actors. The Most Unrealistic People on the Planet"

Black Power in a White Supremacy System

Neely Fuller Jr.: "If you don't understand racism/white supremacy, everything else that you think you understand will only confuse you"

The Image and the Christian Concept of God as a White Man

'In order for this system to work, We have to feel most free and independent when we are most enslaved, in fact we have to take our enslavement as the ultimate sign of freedom'

Why do White Americans need to criminalize significant segments of the African American population?

Who Told You that you were Black or Latino or Hispanic or Asian? White People Did

Malcolm X: "We Have a Common Enemy"

Links

Deeper than Atlantis
Thursday
Nov272014

Enough Already Pharrell is Just Vaginal - He accuses Michael Brown of 'bully-ish' behavior, says unarmed teen was 'asking for trouble'  

Thursday
Nov272014

Protesters target Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Dailymail

Demonstrators in New York who have been protesting the grand jury decision in Ferguson this week are plotting a revolt against the Thanksgiving Day Parade to 'make people stop and listen' and 'make history'.

The hashtag #StopTheParade set social media on fire on Wednesday night, after thousands took over the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn on Tuesday after police officer Darren Wilson escaped charges over the shooting death of Michael Brown.

The New York Post is reporting that those protests - in which 10 of an estimated 3,000 were arrested - have inspired a bigger plan to use the spotlight surrounding the parade to push what they say is injustice.

A notice posted to Facebook read: 'We do not accept state violence or genocide as cause for celebration. When the masses gather for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, we will gather to remind the public that BLACK LIVES MATTER.

'We will meet on the steps of the Public Library bright and early to plan exact flash mob location and make our signs. Please bring cardboard/posterboard small enough to hide on your person and markers.' 

Monday
Nov242014

Ferguson Grand Jury Has Reached Decision in Michael Brown Case: Announcement Expected Monday Evening

WSJ

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s office said he would hold a news conference this evening ahead of an expected announcement of a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. [expect white supremacy] 

Monday
Nov242014

Want More Racial Stupidity and Provocation from Ferguson? Officer Darren Wilson gets married to fellow Ferguson cop as White Grand jury Continues Fake Deliberations 

NY Daily News

The 28-year-old white officer, expected to resign from the suburban St. Louis police department in light of the August shooting of the unarmed Black teen, married fellow Ferguson police Officer Barbara Spradling on Oct. 24. Wilson, who has been in hiding since the shooting, also has met with at least five TV anchors about a tell-all interview.

He said “I do” while protests raged.

Amid an uncertain (funny!) future and an impending grand jury decision, Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson married his girlfriend, fellow Ferguson cop Barbara Spradling, last month.

The 28-year-old, awaiting news on whether he will stand trial for fatally shooting unarmed black teen Michael Brown in August, tied the knot Oct. 24 with 37-year-old colleague Spradling, a 10-year veteran of the suburban St. Louis police force.

The couple, who share a home in nearby Crestwood, Mo., applied for a license last month in Clayton and were married in Oakland, Mo., by a municipal judge.

One of the witnesses to the union was Greg Kloeppel, one of Wilson’s attorneys.

Monday
Nov242014

In Utah, the Police Are Killing More Than Almost Anyone Else

Mic.com

While all eyes may be on Ferguson, Missouri, right now, police killings have become a hot-button issue in another, unexpected state: Utah.

The issue of police brutality and excessive force in Utah gained attention earlier this year following the shooting death of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, a black man who was killed by police officers while wielding a costume sword. Prosecutors have since found Hunt's shooting justified, but the deadly trend in Utah remains hugely worrying.

According to analysis by the Salt Lake Tribune, use of force by police is now the second most common type of killing committed by Utahns, second only to intimate partner violence. According to the Tribune, since 2010, 45 people have been killed by law enforcement officials, accounting for 15% of all homicides during this period.

"In the past five years, more Utahns have been killed by police than by gang members," wrote the Tribune's Erin Alberty. "Or drug dealers. Or from child abuse."

The issue is greater than just Ferguson. While Hunt's death hasn't received as nearly as much mainstream media attention as Michael Brown's, there are many concerning things surrounding the circumstances of his death as well. For instance, there are conflicting reports regarding how much of a threat Hunt posed with his sword. Protesters have also pointed out that an officer on the scene was wearing a body camera at the time, but didn't have it turned on during this encounter.

There's also the fact that not much has resulted from the outrage over these deaths. According to the Tribune, prosecutors have found only one unjustified police shooting in Utah during this five-year period, and a judge threw out the associated criminal charges last month.

Monday
Nov242014

ACLU: President's Immigration Actions will Result in more militarization in Southwest border communities, without increasing accountability measures for Customs and Border Protection, the nation’s largest and most dangerous police force

ACLU

Tonight, President Obama will announce a package of executive actions that could temporarily shield more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Below are preliminary thoughts from ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero:

“The ACLU supports the President for taking necessary action to restore some fairness to our broken immigration system, and to place limits on the devastating deportation machine that has torn apart countless families for too long. Now, millions of people, who have lived under the daily threat of deportation for years, can finally breathe a sigh of relief.

However, President Obama’s executive actions are not a complete solution to the problems plaguing this system. We are extremely concerned about the rights of all six million immigrants excluded from deportation relief, including those who are long-standing neighbors in our communities. Today’s executive actions will also result in more militarization in Southwest border communities, without increasing accountability measures for Customs and Border Protection, the nation’s largest and most dangerous police force. We’re disappointed because at the height of CBP’s crisis of abuses, the White House is requesting more border-security resources, more boots on the throats of border residents.

Today we celebrate with immigrant families around the country, but tomorrow, we join our fellow advocates, organizers and movement leaders to continue the fight for the six million immigrants left unprotected as well as for residents in Southwest border communities – citizen and immigrant alike.”

Monday
Nov242014

Part-time McJobs put millions in poverty or close to it

CNN

Seven million Americans are stuck in part-time jobs.

They are unable to get full-time work and the benefits and stability that come with it. It's a constant struggle for these families and a worrying sign for America's recovery.

Overall U.S. unemployment has fallen steeply in the past year (from 7.2% in October 2013 to 5.8% in October 2014), but too many people can only find part-time positions.

The number of people working part-time involuntarily is more than 50% higher than when the recession began.

There was a similar spike in part-time workers in prior recessions, but it dropped quickly. That's not happening this time around. In fact, some states have seen an increase during the recovery in people languishing in part-time jobs who want something more. [MORE]

Monday
Nov242014

Economists agree recovery helping everyone but blacks

DallasNews

Is this a recovering economy or not? That’s one of the great, persistent mysteries stumping modern economists and pundits. Especially for African-Americans, the answer seems to be no.

Each month might reveal a gradually dipping unemployment rate, suggesting that it’s all good. The rate dropped steadily from 9.2 percent in September 2011 to 5.9 percent this September. But for African-Americans, the jobless rate is stubbornly stuck at 11 percent — compared with 5.8 and 7.8 percent, respectively, for whites and Latinos.

I turned to several leading economists to help sort it out: NAACP Economic Director Dedrick Muhammad; John Williams of ShadowStats.com; Gary Burtless of the Brookings Institution; and Michael Madowitz of the Center for American Progress.

Here’s some of their conversation:

Dedrick Muhammad (@DedrickM): African-Americans have over twice the unemployment level of white Americans, and African-American unemployment, currently at 11 percent, is higher than the worst of the national unemployment rate during the Great Recession (10 percent). A 20 percent child poverty rate in the richest country in the world is an abomination, and a 30 percent poverty rate for Latino children and 38 percent for African-Americans are totally unacceptable.

Gary Burtless (@GBurtless): Long-term unemployment remains heartbreakingly high for a simple reason: The economic downturn between 2008 and late 2009 was exceptionally severe, and the rate of job creation since then has been slow in light of the massive job loss that occurred between early 2008 and late 2009.

John Williams (@ShadowStats): Yes, the government removes long-term unemployed who have given up looking for work, also known as “discouraged workers,” from the headline unemployment number. The effect is that the headline unemployment rate drops, while the broadest unemployment measure, including all of the long-term discouraged workers, has increased and remains close to a post-Great Depression high.

Michael Madowitz (@mikemadowitz): People seem to have short memories when it comes to the labor market. We know underemployment and broader measures of unemployment are at unhealthy levels. The real question isn’t whether people have given up because the labor market is bad — we know they have. The question is whether they are on the sidelines until things improve or whether they are off the grid for good — forced into early retirement, working in the underground cash economy or not working for other reasons.

Muhammad: Underemployment continues to be an issue largely ignored. This number also tends to run about twice the official unemployment rate, but it is not delineated by race. Were we to do so, and we assume the [black underemployment] was twice the black unemployment rate, which seems reasonable, it would be between 20 and 25 percent of black workers who are either unemployed or underemployed.

Williams: Long-term benefits are needed because the economy generally has not recovered, and job prospects remain bleak in the real world both now and in the near future. In theory, the government remains constrained by budget issues, but underemployment certainly should be a top priority. Fundamentally, action is needed to boost the economy and to create jobs, but there are few easy approaches to that at present. For example, areas such as trade policy and other elements driving domestic businesses and employment offshore need to be addressed in order to help bring back higher-paying production jobs into the U.S. That, however, runs counter to special interests pandered to on both sides of the political aisle.

Madowitz: All rates have dropped a lot, but we had a huge hole to dig out of, so we’re still well above what feels like a normal economy. The official rate has dropped the fastest, which you expect because there are so many ways to stop being counted in the official rate, and it’s within spitting distance of normal. But if you look at pretty much any other measure, you still see a labor market that is really struggling by historical standards.

Monday
Nov242014

Racist Suspect Musician Idan Raichel Pimps U.S. & helps Israeli government whitewash crimes against Palestinians

Electronic Intifada

Tolerance, “global fusion” and “cross-cultural” are all phrases Israeli singer Idan Raichel uses to describe his music on his website. Of Eastern European descent, the formerly dreadlocked artist who dons a head wrap and sometimes sings in Amharic presents himself as peace-loving and tolerant, seeking to build bridges through music.

Music industry insiders will attest to his effectiveness behind the scenes in encouraging artists like India.Arie and Alicia Keys to continue to play in Israel despite boycott calls.

Yet Raichel’s first appearance upon arriving for his latest US tour was a gala fundraiser for the Israeli military held in Los Angeles.

Israel’s “best ambassador”

Raichel has been called “maybe the best ambassador that Israel has” by the Israeli consul general for the Pacific Northwest. This is significant because in 2006, the Israeli government launched an initiative dubbed “Brand Israel,” intended to use marketing, particularly in the arts, to improve Israel’s image abroad.

In 2009, the deputy director general of cultural affairs in the Israeli foreign ministry declared, “We will send well-known novelists and writers overseas, theater companies, exhibits. This way you show Israel’s prettier face, so we are not thought of purely in the context of war.” As part of this effort, Raichel traveled throughout the African continent in an Israeli government-initiated and produced tour in 2012 and 2013.

But the cultural boycott of Israel, part of the larger South Africa-style movement of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS), paired with Israel’s own actions, has had a significant impact on Israel’s image despite extensive branding efforts.

The Israeli government has formed task forces to tackle the boycott, and recently a powerful Hollywood organization, Creative Community For Peace (CCFP), was founded by industry executives with close ties to the right-wing anti-Palestinian group StandWithUs.

Notably, CCFP features Idan Raichel prominently on its homepage.

“I see an Israel I am happy with”

As an endorser of the group Thank Israeli Soldiers, Raichel has referred to the Israeli army as a “basic ingredient” in life — presumably in Israel. In 2008, Raichel stated in Hebrew, “We certainly see ourselves as ambassadors of Israel in the world, cultural ambassadors, hasbara ambassadors, also in regards to the political conflict.”

Hasbara” is the Hebrew term for Israel’s state-directed propaganda efforts.

He also performed for the army before, during and after Israel’s latest assault on the Gaza Strip which killed more than  2,100 Palestinians, including some 500 children.

In January, Raichel embraced alleged Israeli torturer Doron Zahavi, nicknamed “Captain George,” in a statement posted on the photo-sharing social network Instagram, suggesting that Zahavi deserved “a medal of honor.” In June, Raichel identified himself as a cultural ambassador for Israel and went on to write, “When I look back over the past few years, I see an Israel I am happy with.” This statement comes at a time of increasing racism among Israeli Jews toward Palestinians, including those holding Israeli citizenship.  

Protested in New York

It is within this context that New Yorkers protested Raichel’s concert at New York City’s Symphony Space, following a protest of the artist earlier this month in Seattle.

Thousands of signatories endorsed a letter initiated by the group Adalah-NY criticizing the World Music Institute (WMI) for presenting Raichel’s show and urging the institute to cancel it. Among the signatories were the organization’s co-founder, Robert Browning, and honorary WMI board member and famed filmmaker Mira Nair, along with musical acts including Boukman Eksperyans, Simon Shaheen, DAM, Red Baraat’s Sonny Singh, Invincible and Shubha Mudgal. [MORE]

Monday
Nov242014

The eerie similarities between Ferguson and Kafr Kana [its not eerie - it is White Supremacy Global System of Power and Control over Non-whites]

Haaretz

It's quite a distance between the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, with its strip malls and housing tracts, and the Galilee town of Kafr Kana and its boxy white homes, winding roads and minarets. But in many ways the two are sister cities, homes to minorities who suffer the burden of an unfinished history as second class citizens.

So it's not coincidence that in both towns, the killing of a local resident by police – who most forcefully represent the power of the state – triggered violent demonstrations.

In Ferguson, an 18-year-old black man was killed on August 9 by a police officer, sparking days of protests and looting, and finally a U.S. Department of Justice investigation.

Two-thirds of Ferguson's residents are black while the local police force is nearly entirely white.

Three months later, in Kafr Kana, a 22-year-old was shot and killed by police, also setting off unrest and an Israeli Justice Ministry investigation.

Kafr Kana is an Israeli Arab town, mostly Muslim, and the police force is national – but according to a Knesset report, only 1.8% of Israel's 21,000 police officers are Muslims. [MORE]

Monday
Nov242014

New Online Resource Helps People Understand the Collateral Consequences of having a Criminal Record 

Sentencing Typepad

The Collateral Consequences Resource Center website launches on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  We hope it will fill a growing need for information and advice about the modern phenomenon of mass conviction and the second-class citizenship it perpetuates.

The legal system is only beginning to confront the fact that an increasing number of Americans have a criminal record, and the status of being a convicted person has broad legal effects.  The importance of collateral consequences to the criminal justice system is illustrated by cases like Padilla v. Kentucky (2010), holding that defense counsel have a Sixth Amendment obligation to advise clients about the possibility of deportation.  Civil lawyers too are mounting successful constitutional challenges to harsh consequences like lifetime sex offender registration, categorical employment disqualification, and permanent firearms dispossession, which linger long after the court-imposed sentence has been served.  Government officials have tended to regard collateral consequences primarily as a law enforcement problem involving the thousands leaving prison each year, but they are now considering how to deal with the lifetime of discrimination facing the millions who have long since left the justice system behind.  Advocates are pointing out how counterproductive and unfair most mandatory collateral consequences are, and legislatures are paying attention.  People with a record are organizing to promote change.

The time is right to launch the Collateral Consequences Resource Center, which will bring together in a single forum all of these diverse interests and issues.  The Center’s goal is to foster public discussion and disseminate information about what has been called the “secret sentence.”  Through its website the Center will provide news and commentary about developments in courts and legislatures, curate practice and advocacy resources, and provide information about how to obtain relief from collateral consequences in various jurisdictions.  The Center aims to reach a broad audience of lawyers and other criminal justice practitioners, judges, scholars, researchers, policymakers, legislators, as well as those most directly affected by the consequences of conviction.  It invites tips about relevant current developments, as well as proposals for blog posts on topics related to collateral consequences and criminal records: staff@CCResourceCenter.org.

Impressively, this new web resource (which I guess I will call CCRC) has a ton of terrific content already assembled at webpages dedicated to State-Specific Resources, Books and Articles, and Reports and Studies.  And here are links to a few recent notable blog postings:

Monday
Nov242014

The Georgia Supreme Court rules private probation legal but extending sentences is not

AJC.com

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that it is constitutional for private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders but illegal for courts to lengthen a probationer’s sentence after it’s been imposed.

The ruling was released Monday in a lawsuit that contended that Sentinel Offender Services and other private probation companies were illegally imposing requirements such as electronic monitoring and extended sentences on probationers. The court partially affirmed and partially reversed earlier rulings in the case.

Sentinel may have to reimburse fees collected from probationers in one county, Columbia, because the court said it did not have a legal contract with the county.

Georgia uses private probation companies more than any other state. Those companies collect about $40 million a year in supervision fees from low-level misdemeanor offenders, primarily from people who didn’t have the means to pay court fines for offenses such as illegal lane change, drunken driving or trespassing.

One of the lawyers for the probationers called the system “cash register probation” because additional requirements are tacked on by the companies in order to increase fees they can collect.

Private probation company lawyer James Ellington argued before the court earlier this year that without the current system, municipal and state court judges would simply have to jail people who couldn’t pay fines immediately because there would be no way to enforce their sentences. Consequently, jails would become crowded and taxpayers would have to cover the costs of keeping low-level misdemeanor probation violators locked up.

Sunday
Nov232014

FBI Sends 100 Agents to Ferguson Ahead of Grand Jury Decision

BlackListedNews.com 

The FBI has sent about 100 agents to the St. Louis area to help deal with any problems that could arise from the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown. In addition to the FBI, other federal agencies have also mobilized staffers to get to St. Louis today, sources told ABC News.

Sunday
Nov232014

Federal Judge: Missourri Police Can’t Stop People From Recording

BlackListed News

A federal judge has issued a court order that specifically prohibits Missouri police from stopping the media and others from recording officers. According to the Associated Press, the court order follows a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union that said police tried to stop journalists from recording in Ferguson, where protests have been ongoing since 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in August.

Sunday
Nov232014

Private Military Contractors Hired to Move Guns and Gold Out of Ferguson

BlackListedNews.com 

Business owners in the St. Louis, Missouri area have hired private military contractors to transport guns and gold, fearing their shops will be targeted by looters if a grand jury does not indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in the St. Louis county suburb of Ferguson.