Black Lives Matter ideology is just a more in-your-face manifestation of the Coatesian conceit that blacks are living in a system determined to destroy them. The Chicago Black Lives Matter chapter embraces the motto “Stop killing us,” aimed at the Chicago Police Department. It chants: “CPD, KKK: How many children did you kill today?” (The answer is: Virtually none. Last year, over 3,400 people in Chicago were shot, overwhelmingly black. Victims included 24 children 12 years of age or younger. The Chicago cops shot 25 people, virtually all armed and dangerous, or .6 percent of the total.)As gruesome as the Chicago torture video is, Mac Donald's interpretation is even more jarring -- and critical, if we are to change the suicidal path American policymakers have so foolishly chosen.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
A Window Into a Depraved Culture
Heather Mac Donald, the most courageous and insightful analyst of our age, offers a stunning and eye-opening interpretation of the significance of the Chicago torture story. Mac Donald argues that the official racial narrative in this country is a stew of platitudes and hallucinations. Ta-Nehesi Coates exemplifies and parrots that narrative, which maintains that all the problems in the Black community are the fault of Whites, whose sole aim is to oppress and murder "black bodies." That's Coates's opinion, an opinion shared by all right-thinking commentators. But the facts, which Mac Donald amply provides, tell a different story:
Posted by Old Rebel at Tuesday, January 10, 2017