OUR AMERICA: "Whiteness," "Reverse Racism" and an Attempt at Invalidation

Source: FUSION: These Trump supporters went full-on Nazi almost immediately after he won

Source: FUSION: These Trump supporters went full-on Nazi almost immediately after he won

There is no such thing as "reverse racism". That is invalidating speech... insult added to injury... for victim's responses to the violation of violent oppression.
Like calling self-defense "reverse assault"...
Don't buy in to Gamespeak BS.

Some white people experience bigotry not racism. That would be impossible for a "white" person. 
Racism is a system by which European "royalty" convinced other Cultures and Nations to conspire with them in order to subjugate the indigenous Africans for economic effect.
Those who can be identified as, or whose lineage is able to be immediately traced to the indigenous African, are what is referred to now as "Black" people.

"What is a 'White' person?"

I am not trying to be antagonistic.
Racism is so deep that a gang has formed that now dominates the world, with no real definitive characteristics... only prohibitive ones...
And they got millions of people to buy in based on what... similar appearance...
Simply unified by the idea that at least, they aren't "Black"?
This lack of clarity makes for the incomplete communication that allows for the insidious to play vicious games in the gaps.
It is time to call a spade, "a spade", and to deal with the truth... whatever that may be...
'cause the lies are killing us.

This racist "definition" is not mine, it is simply history. Once you are aware of what happened, you can always opine about what it means for you, personally... but that does not change history.
This is what racism attempts to do... rewrite history for the justification of systemic oppression.
I have no disdain or dismissal for anyone who experiences bigotry... your experiences are real and significant.
But placing them under the categories of "Black" oppression diminishes the massive effect... the truth of the monstrous continuous building of a devastating mechanism of genocidal destruction.
There is a multi-level war going on against Blacks and their related peoples.
Denial and minimization of that is a huge part of the problem... and I won't take part in that.

Labels without meaning or real classification are BS... and all the bullsh*t is only artillery to indiscriminately fire at anyone who fails the brown bag test.
Bullsh*t.

All of our society is unstable, having been victimized by a small group of people working the concept of "racism" into the foundation of the living environment.
We all are suffering from a diminished existence because of the attempted invalidation of "Black" people.
To expect that only Blacks would suffer as the result of this, is unreasonable, illogical, and unrealistic.
Truth is the answer...
Truth as a bludgeon if necessary, because some people just won't get it unless they have to... unless pain is involved.

Still no one will define what a "white" person is.

What is the defining unique characteristics, the culture... the lineage... the history?

Will anyone answer this?

SOURCE: NYTIMES: More Hispanics Declaring Themselves White BY NATE COHN

SOURCE: NYTIMES: More Hispanics Declaring Themselves White BY NATE COHN

"What is a 'white' person?"

For some time now, I have been posing this question all over social media.
A "Black" person is someone who can be, or has been identified as having indigenous "African" ancestry. 
Easy.
But no one either has been able to, or is willing to seriously confront the "White" question?
Why?
Is it too convenient to just treat it like a gang or religious affiliation?
Are we afraid that a real definition would cause massive reclassification with legal ramifications?
Or do we just need to entertain a distracting mythology?

I honestly do not have a definition. 
I have asked for help.
How can we have real discussion of race, or real cultural "exchange" if we don't know what the "labels" mean or classifications are?
The question is still out there.

I don't want to be agreed with.
I just want truth.

It has been years now, and no one will discuss it.
The beat goes on.

~ Grey

HERITAGE NOT HATE: When Hate is Part of Your Motto

Why we are even debating the displaying of the Confederate flag on public buildings... but here we are. It is 2016, and I came across this classy t-shirt design: 

We fixed their typo. 

Lest we forget:

not a rebel

not a rebel

not heritage

not heritage

KKK

KKK

all heil naw

all heil naw

burn

burn

PRIVILEGE

PRIVILEGE

3959

3959

no service, no protection

no service, no protection

SICk dEM

SICk dEM

not pride

not pride

not militia

not militia

PIONEERS 

PIONEERS 

MURICAN swastika

MURICAN swastika

I don't want to take anything away from Hitler and his Nazis, but I want to give credit where credit is due. 

...the concept of a white, blond-haired, blue-eyed master Nordic race didn’t originate with Hitler. The idea was created in the United States, and cultivated in California, decades before Hitler came to power. California eugenicists played an important, although little-known, role in the American eugenics movement’s campaign for ethnic cleansing.
— SFGate, "Eugenics and the Nazis - the California Connection"

Gives new meaning to "California blonde"... I'm not sure if the American pioneers of eugenics branded their movement so, I suppose the swastika and the confederate flag will have to do for now. [Source: SFGate, November 9, 2003]

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So, let's talk heritage. I read this on @aboutdotcom about the origins of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

SOURCE: ABOUT.COM

SOURCE: ABOUT.COM

*Unreliable* Native Americans. Unsuitable climate for Europeans & lazy Africans... *correction. Africans that could be "worked very hard." Damn Natives kept dying of European diseases. [Who wrote this mess?] 

HARRY BELAFONTE on THE CONFEDERATE FLAG

HARRY BELAFONTE on THE CONFEDERATE FLAG

I read that prenatal care included digging a hole in the ground to accommodate pregnant bellies during whippings (If my memory serves me correctly, Toni Morrison wrote about this). And "special needs" children were abused [even more than the average enslaved baby and child] (e.g., used as alligator bait). #childcare And what happened to the people who "aged out" of slavery? #eldercare? At least our ancestors could rest in peace after death, right? #africanburialgrounds

Some female slave owners only whipped female slaves because it was seen as "unladylike" for them to whip male slaves. Oh, these Southern Belles... #legacy #mindyourmanners #butnothumanity

The decision to abort or to give up one's child for adoption is hard for any parent. And to sell your own child into slavery? I can't. And before there was "take your child to work day," there was "take your child to a lynching." I guess it was work for the lynchers. #Howarethechildren? 

EJI  documented 3959 racial terror lynchings

EJI documented 3959 racial terror lynchings

Is it true that the origins of "policing" were rooted in American slavery? So any person with Black skin was targeted to protect the ruling class...back then... #massincarceration

But why focus on race, some argue. Why's it gotta be about being Black or anti-Black? Don't other efforts to combat the ISMs of the world include the fight for the rights of Black people?

2015 #oscarssowhite

2015 #oscarssowhite

#amovieoftheirown

#amovieoftheirown

Ok. It's just a few misguided but well-meaning actors, you say. Not a good example to use as evidence of an agenda to invalidate our movement or in general as "people of color," right? [Prince of Persia, Exodus, Gods and Kings, Goku: Dragonball: Evolution, Akira (no, a backlash after the leaking of a whitewashed cast made Hollywood reconsider)... *sigh... more at ScreenRant]. #oscarssowhite #itsnotdiversification #itsnormalization (h/t Shonda Rhimes) [And for the white supremacists, "diversification" is not code for "white genocide"... one of few instances where "white" is not the default...]

Message heard, but not always loud and clear. Erasure from history, the present and the future... signed #multimedia

And what's that popular presidential slogan? "Make America Hate Again"... Yeah... that's it. #2016

Similar to other deniers/revisionists, I am tired of having to prove the continued impact of our dark histories. Many would like to move on to discussing solutions but it must begin and continue with acknowledging the truth(s). Some say we inherit trauma in our DNA (here and here). Black history did not begin in America, however, 400 years of "trauma" in one of the most powerful countries in the world must have a lasting impact... #neverforget

Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.
— African Proverb

I will not be silent no matter how much it pains me and I will try and support those who do it everyday. #notmad #woke #teachthebabies 

As my friend, Corey Godwell would say, "It's hate waiting for an excuse." #spreadLOVE #stayWOKE #noEXCUSES

~ Onjena Yo


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