The Deeply Pessimistic Intellectual Roots of Black Lives Matter, the ‘1619 Project’ and Much Else in Woke America

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September 6, 2020 by directorfsm

I grew up in and served America in a time when we were taught respect for everyone. My mother was a Public school teacher and counselor, and taught us to be color blind; and although we were not particularly religious, it is also what Jesus taught  Matthew 22:39.

Unfortunately, that is no longer the America some intellectual elitist and others would have us live in. The following article lays out very clearly the path of destruction America is headed for. The question is what are we to do about it? – Mike

 

By John Murawski, RealClearInvestigations September 2, 2020

If much of the dire rhetoric behind America’s moment of racial reckoning seems from an oppressive world of a half-century ago, that’s because it comes from “critical race theory,” a decades-old philosophy deeply skeptical about the possibility of racial progress.

It turns up in the best-selling book, “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,” in which readers are told that “white identity is inherently racist” and that “the white collective fundamentally hates blackness.”

Unrest in Portland, 2020: “Critical race theory” has shaped a generation of students who now hold sway in academia, the workplace, the media — and Black Lives Matter. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

The New York Times’ historically revisionist 1619 Project, published last year and distributed to more than 3,500 K-12 classrooms, similarly instructs that “anti-black racism runs in the very DNA of this country.”

In Durham, N.C., a racial task force last month issued a 68-page report to city leaders stating that all social structures were designed to subjugate blacks, to privilege “the health of white bodies” and “to indoctrinate all students with the internalized belief that the white race is superior.”…

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