If you follow the liberal garbage of the New York Times at all, you’re probably aware of an individual named George Yancy and the “Dear White People” letters he’s become known for. In his Christmas Eve message he told white people that you are racist no matter what.
Okay, so now that we know the problem of racial equality can’t be solved, we can finally move on . . . or not. Yancy later goes on to say that white people tell themselves lies so they don’t feel the weight of the sins of the white people who came before them.
First of all, what right does he or anybody have to claim offense at something that they weren’t around to be offended by? Second, why should any white person feel “the weight” of sins that they weren’t around to commit. This is, of course, all referring to slavery, which seems to be the only talking point of African American activists, besides the Jim Crow laws of the South.
And, let’s not forget they were equally racist in the Northern parts of the country in those days. That fact aside, you could easily collapse that entire argument by reading any non-agenda setting book about the time period and discover that Africans actually sold their own people into slavery in exchange for weapons and goods.
Emory University professor George Yancy tries to defend his claim that all white people are racist by saying that he is sexist for existing in a male dominated world. And if he can come to terms with that, surely all white people can come to terms with being racist. This sounds like the same theory climate change enthusiasts use when they talk about global warming . . . the very act of existing is the root of the problem.
Moving forward Yancy gets to the meat of his holiday message which is one infused by extreme critical race theory brainwashing that attempts to shame and guilt (while directly claiming they are doing no such thing) all white people simply for being alive and not living their lives full of self hate because of the horrible actions of other white people they never knew.
“If you are white, and you are reading this letter, I ask that you don’t run to seek shelter from your own racism. Don’t hide from your responsibility. Rather, begin, right now, to practice being vulnerable. Being neither a “good” white person nor a liberal white person will get you off the proverbial hook,” Yancy writes.
Not to have his message misconstrued as anything else but a full on attack on the existence of white people, Yancy continues, “After all, it is painful to let go of your “white innocence,” to use this letter as a mirror, one that refuses to show you what you want to see, one that demands that you look at the lies that you tell yourself so that you don’t feel the weight of responsibility for those who live under the yoke of whiteness, your whiteness.”
There you have it white people. Trayvon Martin killed by an overzealous vigilante? Your fault. Michael Brown struggling with a police officer leading to his death. Your fault. Black on Black crime. Your fault. War on drugs. Your fault. Just shut up and accept your role in the actions of other white people you never met.
After again acknowledging that readers by now are most likely fuming, Yancy further reveals the mindset of hard left identify politics obsessed liberals (both black and white) by directly writing that a white persons actual lived experiences with those of different races doesn’t matter whatsoever. Again, simply existing as white is racist.
Again, take a deep breath. Don’t tell me about how many black friends you have. Don’t tell me that you are married to someone of color. Don’t tell me that you voted for Obama. Don’t tell me that I’m the racist. Don’t tell me that you don’t see color. Don’t tell me that I’m blaming whites for everything.
To do so is to hide yet again. You may have never used the N-word in your life, you may hate the K.K.K., but that does not mean that you don’t harbor racism and benefit from racism.
After all, you are part of a system that allows you to walk into stores where you are not followed, where you get to go for a bank loan and your skin does not count against you, where you don’t need to engage in “the talk” that black people and people of color must tell their children when they are confronted by white police officers.
The worldview expressed here by Yancy and held by many on the new left is important to understand, especially in the context of the recent campus “uprisings” across the country.
When authoritarian “activists” issue demands that include punishing anyone who says things like all lives matter we must remember that they already hold beliefs that say all white people are racist regardless of their own actions so are therefore almost guaranteed to not be happy with any reforms short of some sort of reparations for past crimes committed. (This is particularly apparent in the writings of Nehisi Coates)
Does any of this sound racist to you? This is the same sort of reasoning Hitler used before exterminating the Jews. While that might be an extreme, what Yancy is basically saying is that the problem of racism can’t be solved unless all white people “disappeared”. Wouldn’t that make African Americans the dominant race in the United States?
This means that the fight for “equality” isn’t really a fight for equality at all. It’s a fight for racial dominance. This is the kind of person they’re allowing to teach your kids in college, which seems to be a growing trend in America’s academic system. Hatred creates more hatred. This is putting us on a path towards violence, stupidity and being offended at everything, three things that mix just about as well as liberal ideology.