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And, my answer is always the same, because there are still much too many both Black and White Americans who are ignorant to the Truth of Americas Past.

 

Especially after receiving responses like these from Americans of European heritage, depending on who the response is coming from, Black or White Americans and Others, I am not sure which is more destructive the arrogance or the ignorance. 

 

Not to malign or take what these individuals are exchanging out of context, I find their dialogue to be a representation of the points of view of too many, especially Immigrant Americans.

 

TG

 

"I think people are getting pretty tired of hearing this kind of divisive rhetoric, especially at a time when there is a black president and a black attorney general, and when the only thing really holding black people back is themselves." 

 

Sure there are still racists, but there are plenty of black racists as well. Somehow I don't think she was calling on them to die, or condemning them for standing in the way of progress.

 

VB

90+% of blacks voted for Obama twice based upon the color of his skin without knowing anything else about him or about his background. Tell me again who the racists are? And for the record, before you accuse me of being racist, I am supporting Dr. Ben Carson for President in 2016. Not because of the color of his skin, but because of the content of his character. Character, something Obama doesn't have. And I would support Allen West, Condoleezza Rice, Mia Love, or Tim Scott for Vice President. Please remind me what Obama has done for the black community in the past 6 years. I'll help you out...nothing. The black community is worse off today then they were 6 years ago. And it is due to Obama policies. Unfortunately, the black community was focused on his skin color.

 

TG

What? Are you really that ignorant of your own history? Who do you think sold blacks into slavery? It was other blacks. Who do you think complained when the slave trade was abolished? Yes, it was the black slave traders. Until the slave trade began, in fact, most African blacks (men, in particular) were killed when their villages were raided and wars were waged. The first use of the word "slave" in an American court was when a free black man sued to get his black "property" back. 

 

Blacks still enslave and kill and rape and rob and mutilate their fellow blacks, here and in Africa. 

 

Just because you don't know history doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

 

 

VB

 

I know I'm wasting my time Tom, but, I can't help it. 

...

1. My grandparents came to the USA in the early 1900s, legally I might add, long after slavery was abolished. So neither I nor my family has ever owned a slave. So there goes that theory. 

2. Unless you are 150+ years old, you yourself have never been a slave to anyone, unless you are a Democrat. So there goes that theory...unless you are a Democrat...then you are "self-enslaved," and have no one to blame but yourself. But I'm sure in this day and age of not taking responsibility for your actions, that too is someone else's fault. 

3. Your definition of racist is spot on. Sounds a lot like....

4. It's not racist when 90% of blacks vote for the black guy? If 90% of whites voted for the white guy, you'd be out protesting and rioting. And if 90% of whites voted for the white guy, Obama would not have won. So much for that argument. 

5. It's hard to have a discussion with someone who can't differentiate between here and hear. My 10 year old knows the difference. But I guess that's going to be blamed on my white superiority instead of my taking advantage of the opportunities this country offered me. My grandparents came here without a penny to their name. But they worked hard, never asked for a handout, and raised a family with one mother and one father. And they took care of their kids and made sure every one of them graduated school and went on to college to better themselves and open up opportunity. Nobody gave them anything. They worked for it. And I, myself, paid for my own college education. No one gave me anything. I worked for it

 

 

Another standard response I hear from White Americans is, that was the Past and they were not responsible for what happened in the Past, Reparation should not be a responsible of the Government.  

 

Rather than fester over the negativity of these types of responses, I want to take the opportunity to Enlighten.

 

Those tax paying Americans, the majority middle class Whites, who feel America no longer has a debt pending on Slavery, the reality is that the USA is still paying a Past debt to the British Empire for the American Revolutionary War 1776.

 

So I make this point:

 

The United States is still a British Colony

http://www.theforbiddenknowledge.com/hardtruth/united_states_british_colony.htm

 

To me these two individuals are not spewing out hate, how I interpret their responses to be more of protectionism, Tribalism. Deflecting and distracting has been the manner they try to justify their perspective.    

 

The fact that the majority of White Americans rarely live in or near Black communities, the criminals they face are their own, and the White Collar criminals which are also themselves, Politicians and the Corporate lobbyist, yet the Black Americans are the blight on the State of the Union.

 

You know what goes hand in hand with racism, Ignorance. 

 

Perception is a Preconceived Notion! 

  

Imagine the poor ignorant and racist in America are supporting the Wealthy and the Republicans, "Cutting off their nose to spite their face, solely because Obama is Black."

 

Until issues are discussed openly and each person has a chance to express themselves and to demonstrate to the other that they understand, but that they do not necessarily agree; the possibility for positive change is bleak.  

 

I am a Pessimist about Humanity becoming any more Humane, especially when Harmony cannot  even be achieved in our own Families.

 

My Perception: 

 

The wealthy are circling their wagons in America and the World. To protect their insatiable appetite for the luxuries of The World, they have to thin the herd/world population: No to jobs, No to higher wages,  No to welfare, No to healthcare, No to daycare, No to school lunch, No to prenatal care, Sterilization, etc..

 

 

Denial is Contrary to Self-Preservation!

 

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Monday, February 9th 2015 at 3:11PM
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Brother Butcher,

I like this post. I am reading this blog in the parking lot waiting on my clients and I was taken a few ways but I will hold just for a moment because duty calls.


Monday, February 9th 2015 at 4:47PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Excellent post Brother Ivan!
Monday, February 9th 2015 at 5:00PM
Siebra Muhammad
Ivan,

If you tell a white person they are racist, chances are they will protest and add "some of my best friends are black". When they say this they aren't even aware of their faux pas. I guess now they could also say "I voted for a black president".

Monday, February 9th 2015 at 5:08PM
Steve Williams
Mr, Ivan Butcher II

Sad to say but White Americans from birth don`t need to know the Truth of Americas Past, However black Americans do need to know the Truth of Americas Past and for all intensive purposes this is the greatest hindrance to black people in North America History is not yesterday history is today

The destruction that was put in place in 1712 Willie Lynch is still plaguing the African American community to this day please note I agree he who does not know his history is doomed to repeat it the problem is too many black people don`t want to know their history for reasons I only wish I know

Sir Century plus America has always had a white president in the white house image Mr, Ivan Butcher II
Shapes our reality what did Bush 1 and 2 did for black people??? And if we wish to be honest what did Carter, Clinton, Reagan, or any past President of the Continental U.S.A has ever done for black Americans

Sad to hear you say only thing really holding black people back is themselves
(Iím leaving the office now please allow me to finish my thought in a few hrs Thanks)

Monday, February 9th 2015 at 5:14PM
Sylvainy Soso
"I think people are getting pretty tired of hearing this kind of divisive rhetoric, especially at a time when there is a black president and a black attorney general, and when the only thing really holding black people back is themselves."

Posted By: Ivan Butcher II
Monday, February 9th 2015 at 3:11PM

My mother and I were immigrants from Germany

------she was tired of hearing this racist ignorance of 'blackWhiteNegroColoured' ----- 65 YEARS ago

------she is tired of hearing this racist ignorance of 'blackWhiteNegroColoured' ----- 2/9/2015

------she does NOT owe anyone or any people in America ANYTHING ---- 65 YEARS ago or 2/9/2015

------I am tired of this racist ignorance of 'blackWhiteNegroColoured' ----- 65 YEARS ago

------I am tired of hearing this racist ignorance of 'blackWhiteNegroColoured' ----- 2/9/2015

------Generation R&B, Disco, X, rap, do not owe anyone or any people in America ANYTHING- 2/9/2015

We all OWE, on 2/9/2015

----The best USA citizenship/lawful behavior to the governance to Our Leader President Baraaka Hussein Obama

FORGET your 'blackWhiteRedYellow' racistIgnorance AND your faux pas teaParty with solecism!




Monday, February 9th 2015 at 7:28PM
robert powell
Sir Black people has all the right to be racists if not violent, how on earth do you think we got to this god forsaken country is by violence, violence brought black people here please note I am not condoning violence In any way but that how we got here

If 90+% of blacks voted for Obama twice based upon the color of his skin without knowing anything else about him or about his background, The same 90+% of blacks has voted for a white president for how long??? Because an imagine has define their reality a white man in the white house, A white Jesus on the cross and ever church you could think off, Iím a West Indian I was fortunate to know my Grandfather who lived in NY he had pay his money in the front of the bus only et exit and enter in the back

Its your Constitutional right Mr, Ivan Butcher II to support whoever you so choose but please note as long as a black man or black woman is in the white house they should enjoy the support of the entire black community of the Continental U.S.A itís about time where Obama is concern the media has thrown enough **** on the wall sad to say some has stick In 50 / 100 years from now they just might make him into the whitest of the whitest man, has Obama made mistake hell yeah, if you or anyone else expect 400 years of oppression to disappear because Obama came into the White House??? Think again

Sir contrary to popular belief blacks DID NOT sold other blacks into slavery and the slave trade DID not start on the Africa The slave trade started in Europe when the Africans who concord and controlled Europe lost power, The first set of slaves went to Barbados In the West Indies and from there to America and Nova Scotia Canada donít take my word for it research it, Black people never enslave other blacks thatís what the white man what you to believe and it is sad we have bought it is no wonder we are in such a state

Sir why do some intellectual black men have the need to put down other black men as apposed, to lifting them up again imagine define our reality again we are living history today not yesterday

Sir you are not and I repeat NOT wasting your time the word is getting out

Sir only a Democrat is self-enslaved??? Really??? Iím not sure I got your point

Mr, Ivan Butcher II: truth be told If Obama was a white man would you have made the statement 90% of blacks vote for the white guy???

I agree with you America is still paying a Past debt to the British Empire for the American Revolutionary War 1776. And until North America wake up we will continue to pay thatís the sad part

I also agree the United States is still a British Colony and this is where black folks need to wake up
Sir I am not a Pessimist I see the rose not the thorns
Look forward to hearing from you

Monday, February 9th 2015 at 8:48PM
Sylvainy Soso
Mr. Soso,

This is a very good point!

ďMr. Ivan Butcher II
Sad to say but White Americans from birth don`t need to know the Truth of Americas Past, However black Americans do need to know the Truth of Americas Past and for all intensive purposes this is the greatest hindrance to black people in North America History is not yesterday history is todayĒ

Your point is an example of analytical thinking and rational reasoning! There is no sense of logic to what Mr. Butcher is saying.

Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 12:16AM
Harry Watley
@ Harry Watley
I do not solicit your support and it is not needed
Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 12:16PM
Sylvainy Soso
Mr. Soso,

I donít give a **** about you, Mr. Soso! You are still stupid extremely stupid to say the Passover donít exist!
I was and am commenting on the truthfulness of that particular statement in rebuttal you make to Mr. Deacon. Again, I recognize truth when I see it and what you said as a rebuttal is analytical and rational and that is a far as it goes idiot. I am not recognizing you per-se. I recognize truth even if idiots every now and then say something truthful, stupid!

I am not supporting you; what I am doing is recognizing truth, logic and rational. The truth doesnít need to be supported, but instead the truth is to be recognized even when an idiot say something truthful every now and then!

I am a prophet and I love intelligence and truth!

Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 3:20PM
Harry Watley
Brother SoSo,

You got that knucklehead brother so upset that he don't know who he was witnessing too. Now, he thinks this is my blog. I can't make this stuff up, this is to funny. WOW!




Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 4:01PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Brother Deacon Ron Gray
Calling Harry Watley a knucklehead is a complement, Harry Watley is a complete jackass
Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 4:11PM
Sylvainy Soso
Brother SoSo,

You said better then I.


Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:00PM
Deacon Ron Gray
All through out history the prophet was always mocked by his people. You all are not different!
What stood out to me was the logic and truth you presented to Mr. Butcher! Very rarely do any of you all say something analytical, rational and truthful. But, when you do I would express my feelings. Iíve done with Robert, Ms. Bride, Siebra and Mr. Jen Fa so far. It doesnít mean that you all are intelligent. It just means that ever now and then you all sometimes says things that are analytical.
This will be my last comment.

Wednesday, February 11th 2015 at 1:44AM
Harry Watley
Brother SoSo,

Now you have notice that this knucklehead brother is using general terms that would address anyone because you have scared him by your short to the point and direct comments to him.

Now he is off and running from you too.


Saturday, February 14th 2015 at 11:32AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Q: Why do we need to celebrate Black History Month (not just in the month of February but every month)?

A: Because those who forget our history are doomed to repeat it.
Monday, February 16th 2015 at 9:14AM
Siebra Muhammad
Hello to all,

I am not here to have any personal arguments with any of you! I said I recognize logic any time I see it and it doesnít matter who it is coming from.

When any one can not accept a compliment it is time that the person looks in the mirror to see how filthy, ignorant and stupid the image in the mirror is.

Monday, February 16th 2015 at 10:52AM
Harry Watley
Ms. Muhammad,

You are a stupid and ignorant woman to say we need to celebrate Black History because those who forget our history are doomed to repeat it.

Stupid woman what can we repeat when we donít have any power not even over ourselves? So, what the hell are we doom to repeat? You donít think analytically and you donít reason rationally. You are stupid!

Monday, February 16th 2015 at 11:01AM
Harry Watley
@ Harry Watley
Sad for me to do this, that is, to speak to you, however you speak of the Jews and their Passover which they celebrate each year as evidence for the Passover as their history which they made up they also make sure to stick it in your face each year so fools like you donít forget it but your own HISTORY you seem to have a hard time grasping your head around knowing your history in order not to repeat it and you call yourself a prophet
Monday, February 16th 2015 at 4:55PM
Sylvainy Soso
Mr. Soso,

I donít see how you can analytically and rationally say that the Passover is made up! The Jewish people today in the State of Israel celebrate the famous Passover the same way it went down 4000 years ago and you canít figure out that the Passover is real shame on you.

Your intelligence is selective like Ms. Brideís is. You turn on your brain when it is in your favor then when it is not in your favor you turn it off and act stupid!
You can make so much sense to defeat the Deacon, but you canít see that the Passover has to be real since the present day Jews can celebrate it the same way it went down 4000 years ago with Prophet Moses means the Passover celebration was passed down from generation to generation with out losing a piece.

I am really a prophet and all Black Americans will come to me or they will perish and a NEW generation will spring up out of the ashes of our stupid and ignorant ancestors and move forward and become at that time the best race of people that Creation has every produced and we will try to hold that position for as long as we can.

Monday, February 16th 2015 at 5:41PM
Harry Watley
HARRY,

This is Brother Butchers BLOG. This blog is not about you HARRY, respect that!
Monday, February 16th 2015 at 7:00PM
Deacon Ron Gray
The Impact of Immigration on Black America
http://hbcuconnect.com//content/309863/the-impact-of-immigration-on-black-america

Sunday, February 19th 2017 at 7:34PM
Ivan Butcher II

Why Do We Need to Celebrate Black History Month?

SUBJECT

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--- Let America Remember that those that MADE, tortured, raped the African Asian, into a negroSlave

or "black"Slave

GAVE a month to the descendants of African Americans.. called --------negro "Black" History Month

--- Just like they used to throw chitlins out the back door...............

The Month should be Titled ÖÖ "....Tell Truthful American HistoryÖ.."

...Ö.not Racistly Ignorant HisSTORYÖÖof COLORED'whiteSupremacy'






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