Sunday, May 17, 2015

7 Ways Racism Affects the Lives of Black Children | Alternet

7 Ways Racism Affects the Lives of Black Children | AlterNet

Suspending Criminal Blacks from School is Not Racism?


New York Times sinks to a new low in it's efforts to portray self-inflicted
black failure as somehow being white racism. In their article School
Suspensions Lead to Legal Challenge
by Erik Eckholm, they make the
accusation that the disparity in suspension rates for black and white students
is racism.

He does this by distorting the facts in a school suspension case in North
Carolina, then parades a collection of far-left education experts to support
his cause. Again we have another case of anti-white racism in the guise of


I will explore several facets of this issue in the hope reason and truth will
prevail. Facts are not racism, but hiding those facts under a cloud of racism
accusations and political correctness does nobody any good.

The outcome of black and other failure prone minority communities is due
directly to their irresponsible behavior compounded by lack of economic
opportunity and liberal white culture promoting destructive values.

It must be up to them to address those problems and stop this "I'm a
victim" mentality. Poor whites outnumber poor blacks by three to one, yet
in Virginia almost two-thirds of the crime is committed by the 20% of the
population that is black.

Note: they don't release crime rates by race in North Carolina, or at least I
can't find it.

The claims of Eckholm is "At issue is the routine use of suspensions
not just for weapons or drugs but also for profanity, defiant behavior, pushing
matches and other acts that used to be handled with a visit to the principal's
office or detention. Such lesser violations now account for most of the 3.3
million annual suspensions of public school students. That total includes a sharp
racial imbalance: poor black students are suspended at three times the rate of
whites, a disparity not fully explained by differences in income or







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