White Power Event Leads To State Of Emergency

Nov 3, 2008 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WAPT-TV Jackson

DeSoto County will operate under a state of emergency beginning Friday as part of a white power conference scheduled in Olive Branch beginning this weekend.

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North Little Rock, AR

#21 Nov 4, 2008
Equality for Obama wrote:
If it's merited, it's not considered whining. It sounds to me like you're whining about people wanting to bring racism to light--particularly racism towards African-Americans.
And, again, being backed by many years in HR, I strongly disagree with your assertion that blacks benefit from preferential treatment more than they suffer from racism.
Then with so many years of being 'backed by HR' then you should know the definition of affirmative action then? In case you don't, let me clarify it for you: is used to describe preferences based on race, ethnicity and sex.

So with that, it explains this: If you pass up a black man for a promotion because there's a white man who's more qualified, the black man can cry "racism". And more times than not, it is a MINORITY that is promoted, souly based on the fact that he/she IS IN FACT a minority. In turn, having not a thing to do with qualifications, but everything to do with race. So tell me again exactly what point it was you were attempting to make?

To quote a fairly circulated email: Black people have the NAACP, Black history month, the million man march, BET, COGIC, the BLACK panthers, the united negro college fund; I could go on and on. YET I don't see hispanics with a Hispanic History month? I don't see chinese people with a chinese history month, or jewish people with a jewish history month. I don't see a MET, CET or JET (mexican, chinese or jewish entertainment television) I know of no men other than black men who participate in the "million man march", I don't see mexican, chinese or jewish churchs holding huge "glorified christian" conventions, I don't see an all mexican college, or a special college fund for mexicans, chinese, jewish, white or any other race of people. YET black people are so quick to throw out the race card when they feel they are treated unfairly.

How's that work? I'd like to try that myself. I mean afterall, my ancestors were here before YOUR ancestors were, yet my ancestors suffered genocide, were forced to move and give up their land, were forced to adapt to a way of life that was foreign to them. How many Indian people do you see marching on washington. Matter of fact, HOW MANY INDIAN HOLIDAYS DO WE HAVE? Zero. None.

So, please, by all means. Let's have a 'battle of the wits', if you will. Because there isn't a single thing that a black person can use or say to me, that I can't come back with something that MY ancestors suffered as well. Yet, "my people" have managed to still maintain their way of life, heritage and pride. How many Indians do you see thuggin the streets, selling drugs and glorifying woman as "b*tches and hoes" in their rap music. Oh, that's right, NONE.
Roxy

Collierville, TN

#22 Nov 5, 2008
Okay wrote:
<quoted text>
Then with so many years of being 'backed by HR' then you should know the definition of affirmative action then? In case you don't, let me clarify it for you: is used to describe preferences based on race, ethnicity and sex.
So with that, it explains this: If you pass up a black man for a promotion because there's a white man who's more qualified, the black man can cry "racism". And more times than not, it is a MINORITY that is promoted, souly based on the fact that he/she IS IN FACT a minority. In turn, having not a thing to do with qualifications, but everything to do with race. So tell me again exactly what point it was you were attempting to make?
To quote a fairly circulated email: Black people have the NAACP, Black history month, the million man march, BET, COGIC, the BLACK panthers, the united negro college fund; I could go on and on. YET I don't see hispanics with a Hispanic History month? I don't see chinese people with a chinese history month, or jewish people with a jewish history month. I don't see a MET, CET or JET (mexican, chinese or jewish entertainment television) I know of no men other than black men who participate in the "million man march", I don't see mexican, chinese or jewish churchs holding huge "glorified christian" conventions, I don't see an all mexican college, or a special college fund for mexicans, chinese, jewish, white or any other race of people. YET black people are so quick to throw out the race card when they feel they are treated unfairly.
How's that work? I'd like to try that myself. I mean afterall, my ancestors were here before YOUR ancestors were, yet my ancestors suffered genocide, were forced to move and give up their land, were forced to adapt to a way of life that was foreign to them. How many Indian people do you see marching on washington. Matter of fact, HOW MANY INDIAN HOLIDAYS DO WE HAVE? Zero. None.
So, please, by all means. Let's have a 'battle of the wits', if you will. Because there isn't a single thing that a black person can use or say to me, that I can't come back with something that MY ancestors suffered as well. Yet, "my people" have managed to still maintain their way of life, heritage and pride. How many Indians do you see thuggin the streets, selling drugs and glorifying woman as "b*tches and hoes" in their rap music. Oh, that's right, NONE.
Well said!!!!!!!!! <applause>
Wilbur01

Memphis, TN

#23 Nov 5, 2008
I believe that some African-Americans are truly about equality, such as Martin Luther King Junior, and maybe, time will tell, Obama. However some, such as Reverend Jackson are more about payback. I am originally from Wisconsin and probably would have hands down had no problem with voting for a black man such as the majority of the state did. Guess what, there is a very small popullation of blacks in Wisconsin, and the ones up that are there sure don't act like most of the ones down here. I think it seems kind of odd that all the deep south states where there are a higher percentage of blacks compared to other states did not want Obama as president. What I am getting at is no, I don't consider myself racist, but I will be honest with you, I have become more racist since I've moved to the south and seen some of the poor attitudes toward society that the majority of the African-Americans here have. Just last night at work, right at 3\4 blacks and 1\4 whites work there, a bunch of blacks went around saying, "yeah, we got a ni$$%^ in the White House!" That is very upsetting to me, if I were to use that word at work I would be fired, yet it is common practice for them without any consequences. As long as this kind of mentallity is allowed, we will have racism. There is no way there would be a black president if just the blacks voted for him, it took a bunch of white people to get him in as well, alot of them don't relize this or apreciate it. They have the mentality that they did it all on there own, shame, shame. Just like with the freedom they got from the Civil War we helped them.
Bright Future

Atlanta, GA

#24 Nov 5, 2008
Okay from Arkansas and the applauding Roxy,

It is easy to point out the negative stereotypes of anybody rather than point out the good. Yeah we have people thuggin the streets, selling drugs, and a lot of bad language in our music, and people who blame all their down fall on the system and the man rather than getting up and doing something up about it, but thats not the majority. I could get on native americans about liquor, and casino's and allowing the white americans to force them onto reservations, but im not going to take it there, lol. You wonder why my people have national holidays, black history month, and etc. is because we have fought and died for this. This was not just handed to us. We didn't whine until they gave it to us. We fought hard, petitioned, marched, and DIED....YES DIED, FOR these things. You talk about it as if we should be happy and content and that we should feel priveleged and this shows just how very ignorant you are. I'm not taking anything away from the asisan's or hispanics, but we have long endured terrorist and racists attacks from white america. I do not blame you for ignorance of this matter, because you are not an african american and you are not constantly scrutinized, harrased, or discriminated against and you do not truly no what it feels like. I know we are not the only one's who experience this things but we make up the majority of the victims even in this day. I also have a very important question for you. You guys just think it's so easy and that we whine and complain all the time about our past. My question is how can we let go when we are still mistreated and still discriminated, and meetings like this white power event still take place in america?........My answer to you is..........WE WON'T. My people are too strong and too proud and have come too far. We are smart, intellectual and beautiful people and gone are the days where we will be surpressed and our voices not heard. Our future is bright, and with Obama's triumph last night, he has inspired not only my people, but races and cultures all over of the goodness that can be done and all the negativity and hate that can be over come. I don't care who replies to my comment or what they say or what they think. Im not writing this to go back and forth with anybody on their beliefs or mine, or whose right or whose wrong. I'm writing this to let everyone know my people are proud, and my people are....and we're not going anywhere :) Either get with it or get lost OBAMA/BIDEN 08!! Jay RED!!
Ya Boy Rio

Atlanta, GA

#25 Nov 5, 2008
if you guys like that way things are now then your all stupid... bottom line
Ya Boy Rio

Atlanta, GA

#26 Nov 5, 2008
If you guys like the way things are, then bottom line your stupid
Well Said

West Memphis, AR

#27 Nov 5, 2008
Bright Future,

So what you're "trying" to say is, that it's the BLACK people who have suffered the most? You're telling me that the Native American's just "gave up" their land. You my friend, are the ignorant one. Maybe you need a history lesson that goes back a little bit farther than the civil rights era. You need to go back and read what you posted, again....and again, and again...over and over, until you fully understand and realize how truly ignorant it really is.
You're quick to throw stones and automatically classify a white person as racist if our views don't match those of you and your "people" yet at the same time, will tell me that it's because I haven't "suffered" the way that you have. My people never "died" for their cause. You are sadly mistaken. Forgive me for being blunt, but what's good for you IS in fact good for me. What's allowed to you and "your people" SHOULD BE allowed for me and mine.
I am completely FLOORED that you would even entertain the thought of black america suffering more than any other minority. That in itself, shows how truly ignorant and biggoted black people are. If you don't want me or anyone else to judge black people, as a whole, then maybe people like YOURSELF shouldnt' be allowed to speak without the proper knowledge of history and what it means to TRULY suffer. It's people like yourself that cause others to harbor hatred, resentment and racism. It is people like yourself that give everyone the basis to judge "your people" as a whole.
Then again, you can't fully explain your point without playing on a history lesson. So as I stated before, try going back to the beginning BEFORE your people were EVER here, then come back and tell me what it's like to suffer.
Well Said

West Memphis, AR

#28 Nov 5, 2008
Here's a few tidbits, that I BET you know nothing about:
MILITARY CAMPAIGN AGAINST POWHATAN
During the summer of 1610 in Jamestown. The following is Percy's description of the actions that took place; Upon the same I caused the Indians head to be cut off, then disperesed my files, appointing my soldiers to burn their houses and to cut down their corn growing about the town. With the Indians dead or disperesed, their village destroyed, and their food supplies laid to waste, Percy sent out another raiding party to the the same to another Indian Town and then marched to his boats with the Queen and her children in tow. There, however his soldiers "did begin to murmur because the Queen and her children were spared." This seemed a reasonable complaint to Percy, so he called a council together and "it was agreed upon to putt the children to death THE WHICH WAS EFFECTED BY THROWING THEM OVERBOARD, SHOOTING OUT THEIR BRAINS IN THE WATER."

SAND CREEK MASSACRE (SE COLORADO).
In 1864 Col Chivington ( a former clergyman that had political ambitions) was appointed the territorial military commander in Colorado. After some isolated incidents with the Indians, Chivington sent out detachments to burn and destroy Indian villages, the Cheyenne, Arapahos, Sioux, Kiowa's, and Comanches's struck back. this give Chivington the opportunity that he was looking for, to launch a full scale attack on the Indians.

On November 29, 1864, Chivington deployed his command, about seven hundred solders with howitzers around Black Kettle's village on Sand Creek. Black Kettle was under the impression that he was at peace with the Americans; he ran up the American Flag and assured his people that all was well. the troops opened fire and charged. The Indians scattered in all directions. Chivington had made it clear that he wanted no prisoners, hie policy was "to kill and scalp all, little and big". Nits make lice he was fond of saying. Interpreter John Smith later testified: they were scalped, their brains knocked out; the men used their knives, ripped open women, clubbed little children, knocked them in the head with their guns, beat their brains out, mutilated their bodies in every sense of the word. Two hundred Cheyenne's, two thirds of them women and children perished.

And more:
On May 26th 1635 in Connecticut, Captain John Mason and his militia struck in the predawn. Mason ordered his miltiamen to set fire to the entire town, burning alive as many as 900 "women, children, and helpless old men.(YET YOU SAY MY PEOPLE DIDN'T SUFFER LIKE YOURS) Those who tried to escape the blaze were cut down with swords and axes. As Plymouth Governor William Bradford later described the scene, paraphrasing Mason's own exultant account:
"It was a fearful sight to see them thus frying in the fire and the streams of blood quenching the same, and horrible was the stink and scent thereof; but the victory seemed a sweet sacriface, and they gave the praise thereof to God, who had wrought so wonderfully for them, thus to enclose their enemies in their hands and give them so speedy a victory over so pround and insulting an enemy.

So tell me again, what it means to suffer at the hands of a WHITE man? You have no arguement. There isn't a DAMN thing you can say to me, that I can't counter back with something equal to or far worse. Good day..
Wilbur01

Memphis, TN

#29 Nov 5, 2008
All I'm going to say is look at the statistics, the cold hard facts, the ones that are an eye sore to this nation. You can call it stereotyping all you want, but when you look at the jail systems and see that the majority of the criminals in there are black males what does this tell you? When you watch the local news and find out that when giving a profile on a criminal still out on the loose they can't say what race they are, because blacks get offended that most the time in this region its there race. Your saying its ok to have black panther meetings, but not white supremisist meetings? If Whispering Pines had shut there doors on black panthers, there would be an uproar. And as far as being harrased and scrutinized everyday, it is now the other way around my friend. We are the ones being victimized now. I can't drive down my own street with out a group of thugs walking in the middle of the street darring me to hit them. I wouldn't dare let my white daughter play outside in our neighborhood by herself. By no means did I say all blacks are this way, but you are wrong in saying the majority of them aren't, at least in my community. My wife is scared to death to go out at night and its not because of the white community here. The tables have turned.
Well Said

West Memphis, AR

#30 Nov 5, 2008
Wilbur01 wrote:
All I'm going to say is look at the statistics, the cold hard facts, the ones that are an eye sore to this nation. You can call it stereotyping all you want, but when you look at the jail systems and see that the majority of the criminals in there are black males what does this tell you? When you watch the local news and find out that when giving a profile on a criminal still out on the loose they can't say what race they are, because blacks get offended that most the time in this region its there race. Your saying its ok to have black panther meetings, but not white supremisist meetings? If Whispering Pines had shut there doors on black panthers, there would be an uproar. And as far as being harrased and scrutinized everyday, it is now the other way around my friend. We are the ones being victimized now. I can't drive down my own street with out a group of thugs walking in the middle of the street darring me to hit them. I wouldn't dare let my white daughter play outside in our neighborhood by herself. By no means did I say all blacks are this way, but you are wrong in saying the majority of them aren't, at least in my community. My wife is scared to death to go out at night and its not because of the white community here. The tables have turned.
Wilbur....I hope that you were referring your reply to the person who posted ahead of me. If not, then I think you misunderstood my posts. They were meant for that person. I'm not black, however, I'm trying to make a point to someone who is.

Either way, I agree with what you posted. You're right, and much of what you said, has come out of my very own mouth. Kudos to you.
Wilbur01

Memphis, TN

#31 Nov 5, 2008
At midyear 2007 there were 4,618 black male sentenced prisoners per 100,000 black males in the United States, compared to 1,747 Hispanic male sentenced prisoners per 100,000 Hispanic males and 773 white male sentenced prisoners per 100,000 white males.

This was taken straight from US Department of Justice. You do the math. That why we "stereotype".
Roxy

Collierville, TN

#32 Nov 5, 2008
Bright Future wrote:
Okay from Arkansas and the applauding Roxy,
It is easy to point out the negative stereotypes of anybody rather than point out the good. Yeah we have people thuggin the streets, selling drugs, and a lot of bad language in our music, and people who blame all their down fall on the system and the man rather than getting up and doing something up about it, but thats not the majority. I could get on native americans about liquor, and casino's and allowing the white americans to force them onto reservations, but im not going to take it there, lol. You wonder why my people have national holidays, black history month, and etc. is because we have fought and died for this. This was not just handed to us. We didn't whine until they gave it to us. We fought hard, petitioned, marched, and DIED....YES DIED, FOR these things. You talk about it as if we should be happy and content and that we should feel priveleged and this shows just how very ignorant you are. I'm not taking anything away from the asisan's or hispanics, but we have long endured terrorist and racists attacks from white america. I do not blame you for ignorance of this matter, because you are not an african american and you are not constantly scrutinized, harrased, or discriminated against and you do not truly no what it feels like. I know we are not the only one's who experience this things but we make up the majority of the victims even in this day. I also have a very important question for you. You guys just think it's so easy and that we whine and complain all the time about our past. My question is how can we let go when we are still mistreated and still discriminated, and meetings like this white power event still take place in america?........My answer to you is..........WE WON'T. My people are too strong and too proud and have come too far. We are smart, intellectual and beautiful people and gone are the days where we will be surpressed and our voices not heard. Our future is bright, and with Obama's triumph last night, he has inspired not only my people, but races and cultures all over of the goodness that can be done and all the negativity and hate that can be over come. I don't care who replies to my comment or what they say or what they think. Im not writing this to go back and forth with anybody on their beliefs or mine, or whose right or whose wrong. I'm writing this to let everyone know my people are proud, and my people are....and we're not going anywhere :) Either get with it or get lost OBAMA/BIDEN 08!! Jay RED!!
I see this as a poor attempt to, once again, have a pity party. For YEARS equality has been offered. Special benefits have been offered. If they have not been taken advantage of, that is not anyones fault but the person who did NOT take the opportunity. Obama has proven that, so you may thank him! As for those boasting about the FIRST African American President, correction...he IS BI-RACIAL! He used his African American heritage to get a lot of votes. Sadly blacks tend to vote black no matter what the qualifications are. Whether he will be a good President remains to be seen. The first thing he needs to do (which he has NOT done) is put his hand over his heart and pledge allegience to the USA!
path2change

Goodman, MS

#33 Nov 5, 2008
we are all destined for greatness, people of all races and all walks of life have at one point recieved criticism. There is no way anyone can say that one person has suffered more than the other. True enough i am of african-american and hispanic descent, but that doesn't mean that my people have suffered more than whites, native americans or any other race! The founding fathers of this OUR america the BEAUTIFUL were separatists trying to gain freedom from the persecution they were recieving in England! The Native Americans suffered a great loss, as did the slaves who were brought over from Africa, let us never forget that in other parts of the world there have been spanish and even white slaves! Many asian-americans, and native europeans have recieved criticism for moving to "the melting pot" themselves....think of all of the people who sailed to ellis island to begin a new life...this country doesnt represent one color or race, but one NATION under god whom without none of this oppurtunity we have would be possible. The fact that OBAMA is our elected president is VERY historic and says alot about america as a people and how far we've come. We may not agree with everything but at the end of the day we recieved the CHANGE WE NEED, not just regarding politics but the actual progress to unity in our country, we have a long way to go, but we have to realize that united we stand divided we fall and this is a great indicator that we as a people can make a difference. God bless the UNITED states of America!
soul

Jeju, Korea

#34 Nov 7, 2008
nervous wrote:
GOD HELP US ALL!!!
AMEN! especially the rednecks!
LMAO

United States

#35 Nov 7, 2008
soul wrote:
<quoted text>
AMEN! especially the rednecks!
I feel sorry for you. I especially feel sorry for you if you think "rednecks" should be worried!
IHateIgnorantPeo ple

United States

#36 Nov 12, 2008
LOL wrote:
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Ooh, that's right....I FORGOT. Because of history, that means every white person from here to eternity will FOREVER be held accountable? F*CK you dude....I don't owe you or anyone else a damn thing, I didn't have anything to do with what happened in the deep south, that has nothing to do with me. As soon as black people UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THAT, they will always be a racial divide, because the ignorant ghetto thugs of today, EXPECT someone to give them handouts because their ancestors suffered. SCREW THAT. If anyone's owed anything, it's is anyone and everyone who suffered at the hands of the ignorant, NOT the lazy no goods of today. Put that in a crackpipe and smoke it.
For you to call someone ignorant is stupid as hell. You just as ignorant as the people you are speaking upon. No you didn't have anything to do with what happened in the deep south and who's to say that you did. And what do you mean by GHETTO THUG???? Sounds stereotypical to me. CRackpipe?? Sweetie, there are lots of white smoking crackpipes, living off welfare, sitting at home unemployed, etc. So you need to take a look at your own race before you down Black people because you are no better than anyone else. You dumb a$$ idiot!!!!!!
IHateIgnorantPeo ple

United States

#37 Nov 12, 2008
What was the purpose of this event? ANd why are the KKK "all of a sudden" wanna be seen and heard now??? A week after the election of a Black president?? America voted for the person who we thought would get the job done not because of the color of his skin so the KKK can go back into their hiding places and wash their sheets or something!!!!
clay detroit mi

Detroit, MI

#38 Nov 13, 2008
This is america and people are intitled to believe what they want, all i say is no the truth. Euros are born of a recesessive gene they struggle to reproduce and without the african american blood line would die out anyway. Euros need to understand that African American blood flows in there veins as well. All of you racist need to take a biology class to understand dominate and recessive genes. The African American blood line will live on becouse it is the dominate gene. Dont take my word take a biology class

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