Critcal race theory helps to educate how laws in America helped to shape our country today. So let's discuss this.
Ok so it is obvious and clear what slavery was about. We do not need an education on this. It was a horrific and a horrible thing. But what happened after slavery, this is where things get swept under the rug.
How did America view the lost of their slaves?
Well simple. Many said wow we lost our property, we lost our pets. Now we have our pets freely walking around trying to pretend to be our equals.
We must create laws to keep them under control or they will over run us.
First thing they decided. They do not want their children to go to school, or have the same equal education.
So they decided black people were not good enough and did not belong in a white school.
Conditions of white schools compared to black schools far different. The learning materials far less. So impact white people have a superior education, while black people were under educated.
Laws about jobs. Yes there were laws in place prohibiting the hiring of "coloreds" basically if the job was a job that slaves used to do, this was the only jobs they were eligible to hire.
Then they thought about the fact that they might have to live with black people. They could not have this. So they created laws that black people had to live in designated towns, and they were the least desirable conditions, that no white person would want to live in.
Yes these signs and warning were posted. What happened if they were out pass cerfew? Arrests, lynchings and even murders.
Ok this isn't the end of it so then they thought about having to share facilities with us.
As you can see a far more appealing drinking fountain than the ones provided to black people
Yes slaves weren't set free. They were still slaves by the laws in place to keep the slaves enslaved.
So well that was a long time ago right. Was it really?
Martin Luther king jr marched on Washington in 1963. That is during my grandparents childhood. And the march only begun to make people think about what was happening needed to change.
1964 civil rights act passed.
But barely anything changed so 1972 the equal employment act passed.
It wasn't until 1987 that the civil rights restoration act passed that said business that were receiving federal funds must follow the civil rights act. Basically meaning the civil rights act was not being followed or enforced. So up till 1987 business were freely and opening refusing hiring of black people with no repercussions.
So yeah my parents were both of school age when these laws were in place.
So you think laws in place prohibiting black people the same simple right to get a job, or a proper education or home didn't make life harder for black people to be successful?
You think the laws who allowed white people to murder any black people they wanted to wasn't something that held our progress back?
Do you think black people had the same rights as white people after slavery, with incidents like black wallstreet happened and lake laneer with no white people arrested for their actions?
Both incidents were black ran towns, and very successfully ran. White people took offense to this, and murdered the entire town and than claimed it as their own.
Black wallstreet they went as far as to get their crop dusters create homemade bombs and fly over the town dropping bombs on it, and anyone left alive was murdered.
So critical race theory speaks about how these laws shaped racial struggles in America and how today there are still impact on the black community with climbing out of a hole created by first over a hundred years of slavery, and another hundred years of being enslaved by separate laws preventing us the same opportunities as white people.
Basically it looks at a very uncomfortable truth in America that has been downplayed, and dismissed.
It shows how starting us off as slaves, actually carried on after being freed because for most Americans they could and still cannot see us, as nothing more than property that should never have been taken from them.
So yes these laws have impact in society today, because we are starting to get the equal opportunities as other Americans.
Also what other impacts do see. Many white Americans complain about black history month. These laws helped create this.
White Americans did not want to acknowledge our history. So they excluded it. So it was asked to included and after lots of push back and negotiating the agreement was made, we will not include black history in US history instead we will give you 1 month to learn about it but with restrictions to what can be taught.
HBCU laws prevented black people to go to college with white people so black people had to find their own education by creating colleges that allowed black people to go to college.
Affirmative action well do i really need to explain this? We weren't allowed the same employment opportunities and when it was ruled to take that law away, they basically continued it but less openly.
So modern day, laws and restrictions for hundreds of years of only allowing white males to assume positions of power, has created an advantage, I don't care what race, or gender you are. Nobody is going to willingly share the power they created.
So are we behind from the laws that held us back? Yes? Are we catching up? Yes? But if were given the same opportunities after slavery would America look the same? Would the current layout in employment, crime living conditions have the same outcome?
No. We have proven in the last 20 years that we are more than capable as being equal to any other race in America, we show that we are gaining ground on the areas that we were purposely held back, by laws. But it will take more than one generation to fix something that hundreds of years broke
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If the Democrat party would depart from its KKK roots, Jim Crow Era policies, things would have changed for the better a lot sooner. Mississippi burning was in... a Democrat state at the time? Oklahoma was... a Democrat state at the time? President Lyndon Johnson, a Democrat, created the welfare state to destroy the black family, which at the time was more likely to have children in wedlock than white families and fathers stuck around longer than white fathers dyatisticakky, for the purpose of, in his own words, "to keep those N words voting Democrat for the next 200 years". Frederick Douglass: Republican. Malcolm X: Republican. Martin Luther King: Republican. Booker Washington: Republican. President in1987: Republican. Why do any black people ever vote Democrat? It's almost like the party that controls all the deliberately failing schools in large urban areas designed to hold black people down are trying to hide these facts. The Democrat party needs a permanent dependent class that it can count on to keep voting for welfare and keep believing all the race baiting that it lives and dies by. The Democrat party controls all the propaganda outlets in education, entertainment, and mainstream media, and wields these weapons against black people to keep as many as possible angry at white people and blaming all white people for the situation the Democrat party has created. If you want to be angry in a useful and constructive manner, get angry at the group which controls all the institutions that make up the body of 'institutional racism' and stp voting for or in any way supporting or propping up the people who work day and night to hold you back. You have power and talents and rights that Democrats won't let you use, stop empowering them!
I agree. And here is more to the point of how important accuracy of the history being taught to children is. Because we vote for a party that still plays games, with lies and manipilations because we were never properly taught how they did this to us in the past.
Eric July is standing up to big comic entertainment like DC and Marvel by creating a new black character not recycling someone else's work. I bought his first book and can't wait till the next one goes on sale. He has some great insights into Libertarianism, which is honestly where it's at since the globalist uniparty of thieves cheats and frauds isn't going to do anything. Third parties are really whats needed to realizeca better America for EVERYONE. Can you answer me honestly who did more for the black community between Obama and Trump? I realize the honest answer might be difficult to swim upstream against the near constant propaganda blasts to, but there it is.
Trump is essentially a third party as even the party he ran as hates him and is doing everything it can to ruin him and his supporters.
The civil rights act would have passed in the previous decade of the Democrat party did not unite to shoot it down. Senators Kennedy and Johnson (of later 1960's presidential fame) voted down the Eisenhower Civil Rights act in the late 1950's so that the Democrat party could attempt to rebrand itself as the party for black people by denying a Republican president the credit for its passage. This attempt was ultimately successful in the minds of voters, and black Americans are still paying the price for this Democrat trick. Something tells me this tidbit of Democrat history is not taught in schools, especially not in districts which would benefit the most from hearing it.
@Sixgunsound People always use this excuse to ignore the fact that people not parties are making decisions. Many of the same people that were democrats shifted to the Republican party 60-70 years ago. Labeling the ideogies of the parties as the same as that time is pretty ignorant. Also Republicans have exponentially fewer people of Color in office so the actions don't line up w/ your beliefs.
@Vegasrunner remember when Larry Elder tried to unseat a white man in California and was slurred as the black face of white supremacy?
@Sixgunsound I remember his campaign but he was never going to unseat GN. I don't remember any white supremacy slurs, but I can understand them. Elder was an unqualified media personality, and a puppet for Republicans who naively believe that Black Americans are a homogeneous group. However that doesn't answer the question as to why there are so disproportionately fewer people of color in the Republican party vs Democratic party.
@Vegasrunner as sole owner of the nation's propaganda mills (schools, legacy media, social media, etc.) the left is very good at brainwashing. It is also good at extortion and domestic terrorism and manufacturing learned dependence among groups its leadership considers beneath themselves. If you purposely hold a group down with sub par education and undesirable living conditions and very little political power with few exceptions, what do you expect that group's voting patterns to be when they have a choice of vote Democrat or social services such as food housing and utilities go away? The sheer diabolical evil involved in that level of extortion has seldom been equaled.
@Sixgunsound If that was true you would expect people to vote against you. In reality it's simply a backhanded right win racist comment. Taking the position that people of color are to stupid to recognize that they're voting for a party that is actually against them. I've never believed in that position because the reality doesn't hold up. Republicans never seem to be able to answer what it is that they do better, their position always seems to be like yours, which is simply based on slurs of the opposition. While that may make you feel better, I wouldn't and no intelligent person should vote for a part w/out a tangible defined platform, that fact that you can't articulate one proves that Republicans don't have one and that you in fact may be the individual being brainwashed. Remember it's Republicans who have always been the one to nominate celebrities and TV personalities as their leaders, as you have shown.
@Vegasrunner I don't expect people to vote for me as I'm not running for office. I would be very surprised if they did. Just because you tell the lie about which party has a substantive platform and which doesn't often enough, it doesn't become true Herr Goebbels.
Not sure when you wrote this but you are absolutely correct at the start. Shortly after he started some of those who despised him started to see his results. Others chose not to be around and retired. 15 or so decided to wait him out as "Washington" does. Sure wish he'd stayed. It will be the most difficult task to turn around the damage done these past 2.5 years.
Sorry kids. My generation blew it for you.
@Sixgunsound Lol, I don't mean you specifically, I mean you in general. There's no lie, as you yourself can't articulate on positive that the Republican provides people of color, like most you're message is the other guy I worst. While I understand that that may convince a big percentage of people as Americans are generally dumb, you're not going to be able to shift voters of color to your side w/ that position.
@Vegasrunner employment numbers, home ownership, real wages? I invite you to look into the works of Sowell, Williams, and Elder for the benefits to African Americans of leaving the Democrat plantation. GAG has a character limit but books and articles do not. Happy reading!
@Sixgunsound They preach hypotheticals w/out any tangible benifits of the party.
@Vegasrunner If they have anything more to go on than you ain't black unless you vote for me i'd say thats an improvement it's still a better offer than generations of welfare slavery.
@Sixgunsound You're kinda validating my point. Your position doesn't provide any real value in the Republican party but attempts to devalue your opposition, these only highlights the lack of value your party or product has. It also shows intelligence from AA voters as they have rejected a party that doesn't provide any benifit to them.
@Vegasrunner cool story bro.
@Sixgunsound Thanks, glad I could help
Thanks for MHO