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FIVE CRUCIAL WAYS RACISM TORMENTS WHITE PEOPLE.

  Talking about the crucial ways racism torments white people!.
Suck as a person. There, we said it. Call us radicals, but discriminating against people based on their race is just plain wrong. Even when the victim is white.

It might seem like an obvious thing to state, but so-called reverse racism doesn’t exist. It’s just racism. When people claim that you cannot be racist to a white person, this is a product of ideology, not reality.

When it is claimed that racism is in fact power plus privilege, what is being pushed is a fundamentally Marxist agenda. Based on the critical theory that underpins intersectionality, critical race theory has been utilised by ideologues and “social justice warriors” to reframe discussions about race to suit their agenda.

While racism is abhorrent and is rightly eschewed by decent people, the answer to problems of racism in society is not to enact racism against a group, and then deny that this group can even experience racism. Here are ten examples of what racism against white people looks like.

1. Absence of heritage

Black Pride is cool. Gay Pride is cool. Asian Pride is cool. Hispanic Pride is cool. Trans Pride is cool. White Pride is racist.

There are of course some problems with advocating for a white pride movement, being that there is a white pride movement already, and it’s pretty racist. However, to tar all aspects of the identity of white people as race supremacy is, dare we say it, problematic.

White, as a race, is an ethnically diverse identity. Thanks to the racialization of the slave trade in the 17th century, the concept of a “white race” was implemented.[10] Well done, “white” people, you played yourselves. Four centuries later, the multitudes of different ethnicities in Europe and America find it difficult to establish their own heritage, let alone take pride in their ethnicity as other humans do. An amorphous white diaspora of mayonnaise people, beset by actual, literal racists on the one side, and race-baiting Marxist theorists on the other.

2. Racism is lack of power plus pride

In 1978, Judith Katz wrote, “It is important to push for the understanding that racism is prejudice plus power and that, therefore, Third World people cannot be racist against Whites in the United States. Third World people can be prejudiced against Whites, but clearly, they do not have the power to enforce that prejudice.” Though the author was trying to elucidate a point about a hypothetical idealized scenario in the future, the unforeseen consequence of the boom in critical theory-based study in the 1980s produced an industry of diversity that demanded its implementation.

Now, it’s like anyone can look at another person, judge them for their race, and then not be the literal embodiment of racist thought—so long as the person doing the judging is lower on the oppressive stack than the judged.

3. Has anyone demanded you check your privilege? Are you white? Congratulations, you have been a victim of racism.

The issue arises from a collectivized allocation of attributes to a race—in this case, privilege to whites.[8] That line of thinking assumes that because you share a race with and “resemble the people who dominate the powerful positions in our institutions” your life is automatically better than those who do not. To check one’s privilege is, therefore, a demand from those who have assigned this privilege to you to recognize and apologize for it, and to step out of their way or to assist them in their endeavors. Based on your skin color. Racism!

3. Has anyone demanded you check your privilege? Are you white? Congratulations, you have been a victim of racism.

The issue arises from a collectivized allocation of attributes to a race—in this case, privilege to whites.[8] That line of thinking assumes that because you share a race with and “resemble the people who dominate the powerful positions in our institutions” your life is automatically better than those who do not. To check one’s privilege is, therefore, a demand from those who have assigned this privilege to you to recognize and apologize for it, and to step out of their way or to assist them in their endeavors. Based on your skin color. Racism!

3. White privilege is code for racism.

Has anyone demanded you check your privilege? Are you white? Congratulations, you have been a victim of racism.

The issue arises from a collectivized allocation of attributes to a race—in this case, privilege to whites.[8] That line of thinking assumes that because you share a race with and “resemble the people who dominate the powerful positions in our institutions” your life is automatically better than those who do not. To check one’s privilege is, therefore, a demand from those who have assigned this privilege to you to recognize and apologize for it, and to step out of their way or to assist them in their endeavors. Based on your skin color. Racism!

4. Mediocrity only counts when white people aren’t wining.

On blogs and progressive newspapers, it is fine to write the following: “I blame white people. Specifically, I blame the room full of white writers, producers, directors, and executives who greenlit this doomed disappointment from the start. And this isn’t the first time a room full of white people has let me down. Need I remind you of purple ketchup? The Spider-Man musical released on Broadway? George Zimmerman’s acquittal by jury? The Holocaust?”

So, according to the Huffington Post, it is fine to say that white people, as a group, let down a millennial black writer in 2017 by allowing the Holocaust. Thanks, white people. Incidentally, the above quote is from a Black Lives Matter organizer who also wrote about how useless white women in particular are.

Whether it’s a professor who says “To be equal, to be liberated, some white people might have to die” or Buzzfeed making the exact opposite point by showcasing university students smiling in front of projectors with literal hate speech on them, it’s totally fine.

5. Demand for reparation is racist.

The idea that white people owe money to black people is to assume guilt by association of race. Because Person A is white, they by default owe reparations, though they committed no crime and though their ancestors likely never owned slaves.

By this same logic, Spain could demand reparations from the entire Islamic world for the 500-year occupation of the peninsula and the countless slaves (who were white) taken and sold by the Moors. We don’t do that though because for some reason it’s taken as a given that we do not judge people today by the actions of their forefathers—except when we’re discussing race in America. According to records, only 400,000 of over 10 million slaves shipped to the new world landed in North America.[4] Brazil doesn’t seem to be wracked with the same material obsession over how much white people owe blacks.

The argument about reparations simultaneously disparages white people for being white and encourages a victim mentality among blacks.

Written by:
ASH SHARP

Temi Badmus
Temi Badmus
Temi Badmus is a Food scientist and an Art enthusiast. Her desire is to give a listening ear to people and to give an opportunity for everyone to be heard. Has any one told you that you are special? Yes, you are. You were beautifully designed, you are relevant to this generation and very special to me.
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