Contemplating "Confuckerate Hypocrisy"

Why is it that white people repeatedly tell black people to get over slavery because it ended 150 years ago, and yet have the gall to try to honor and celebrate the army which fought to extend slavery?

And why are these the same people who always say their ancestors didn't own slaves?

Ankhesen MiƩ

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  1. Ugh, you know how I feel about this one. WP say it so PoC will stop reminding them of something that is utterly shameful. Yeah fellow WP, no one's on to that tactic yet!

    You know, it's just "old news" anyway. Everyone's equal now! [/sarcasm]

    I find it awfully "funny" that when push comes to shove, most WP say their families never owned slaves. Just because you can't prove that they DID own slaves doesn't mean you can say that they didn't. Either way, it's irrelevant.

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  2. And yet when Tim Wise researches his family history, outs every Klan member and enslaver amongst his ancestors, honors the African women they enslaved by name - when he does this, he's a "self-hating race traitor".

    WTF?????

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  3. God some white folks have their head shoved so far up their arts they contiually spew shit (sorry about the visual lol)

    Why celebrate a history of something so bad and tell people who were/are affected by that history to get over it. "Sure they wanted to extend slavery, but that was a long time ago and you were not a slave. But it is important to honor those beave soldiers" puh-leeez

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  4. Man, I had this whole comment typed up and... *poof*.

    Anyway, I was saying that in terms of white guilt, it makes perfect sense. Tim Wise did a couple of things that most WP would not do. 1) He didn't make excuses for anything - he laid it out, and 2) he tried to do what he could from his position in the present day to rectify and accept it. This takes "balls" and self awareness. These are 2 traits people lack. And they feel guilty about that. If they knew their family had a history like his, most WP would sweep that under the rug to keep up appearances that they are awesome. And the fact that some other WP is willing to share their family's dirt puts other WP on the spot to do the same. It makes them feel guilty that they wouldn't do it or couldn't do it.

    So they resort to some bullshit contradictoryass statement like "self-hating race traitor." Seriously, they need to pick one or the other... You can't call someone a race traitor in this context without implying that it is inherently white to protect the institution of slavery. And you can't say you're proud of being white ("self"-loving?) if you're pissed off at the guy for revealing the identities of slave owners and slaves in his family. Either you're proud that your family kept slaves or you aren't. Ig.no.rant.

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  5. If they knew their family had a history like his, most WP would sweep that under the rug to keep up appearances that they are awesome. And the fact that some other WP is willing to share their family's dirt puts other WP on the spot to do the same. It makes them feel guilty that they wouldn't do it or couldn't do it.

    Ooooooooooh...nice. Very nice. Very, very nicely stated. Thanks for the insight!

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  6. Some jackass came over, I believe from this post, and left me some comments. He was rambling some BS about blacks and prisons and me being a self-loathing white "women" (yeah, I went plural). So I wanted to make sure that he knew that I saw and skimmed his book-long comments and deleted them without actually reading. So "Widlinne" stick to your white supremacist blogs...your opinion *might* be valuable there.

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  7. *video game voice*

    Vintage...wins.

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