Killed for having black friends?

Killed for having black friends?

There are 51 comments on the Salon story from Oct 27, 2012, titled Killed for having black friends?. In it, Salon reports that:

If a white man is attacked and murdered because he was "hanging out" with black friends, should that be investigated as a federal hate crime? That question looms in Louisiana after 24-year-old Michael Luke "Boulon" Darby was fatally stabbed earlier this month outside a bar in Lafayette, where he had gone with two friends who are African-American.

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wtf

United States

#1 Oct 27, 2012
This is really sad and thise guys that killed him need to be punished!!! It makes me sick how racism is taken to this level! We are in 2012 ppl need to get over racism!
HAHA

United States

#2 Oct 27, 2012
HAHA
wtf

United States

#3 Oct 27, 2012
HAHA wrote:
HAHA
What so dam* funny???
sad

Euless, TX

#4 Oct 27, 2012
wtf wrote:
<quoted text>What so dam* funny???
...is what I was thinking.
To the haha douch bag

United States

#5 Oct 28, 2012
Stfu u idiot. Man your so stupid
Hot Girl

Ville Platte, LA

#7 Oct 30, 2012
ta da

Ville Platte, LA

#8 Oct 31, 2012
How do they know he was killed just for hanging out with the 2 blacks. Maybe he did something else
wtf

United States

#9 Oct 31, 2012
I dont think anything he could have done is deserving of death... He was alone with 2 or 3 other guys, why pull out a knife and stab him?? Y not just fight man to man with not weapons??
meeee

Euless, TX

#10 Oct 31, 2012
The guys were talking shit to him about hanging out with black guys. That's what started the fight
lantern

Voorhees, NJ

#11 Nov 4, 2012
i'm ashamed of the blacks for killing a white man who's helpingtheir caus you guys ar efcking idiots..

blacks looked white and were still slaves..
Jumpin Jack Flash

Lafayette, LA

#13 Nov 9, 2012
Hate crimes cannot be committed against white people. Its only a hate crime if a crime is committed against a person who is NOT white.
none of your buinesss

Euless, TX

#14 Nov 9, 2012
Jumpin Jack Flash wrote:
Hate crimes cannot be committed against white people. Its only a hate crime if a crime is committed against a person who is NOT white.
I agree
Please Clarify

Abbeville, LA

#15 Nov 9, 2012
lantern wrote:
i'm ashamed of the blacks for killing a white man who's helpingtheir caus you guys ar efcking idiots..
blacks looked white and were still slaves..
Maybe I misunderstood, but I thought the guy who stabbed him was white. This post implies he was black. Was he?
Kat

Oklahoma City, OK

#17 Nov 10, 2012
The guy who stabbed him was white. Not that it matter she was trash and deserves to rot in prison for killing Luke. Luke was just aguy who is trying to make the world a better place by promoting friendship between people of different races. He was a wonderful person. He was someone who should be admired and respected. To all of you who are trashing the name of a man who is no longer here to defend himself, you are cowards who do not deserve to even speak the name of Luke Darby, who was 100x the person you will ever be.
lampt

Voorhees, NJ

#18 Nov 13, 2012
i'm related to white guys ... RELATED ... on both sides of family.. i'm with white guys luyk 24 7.. our uncle was on bet..
Buckwheat

United States

#19 Nov 13, 2012
Look at my fellow conservatives! There they go, glumly shuffling along, depressed by the election aftermath. Not me. I'm virtually euphoric.

Don't get me wrong. I'm not thrilled with America's flirtation with neo-socialism. But there's a massive silver lining in those magical clouds that lofted Barack Obama to the Presidency. For today, without a shred of intellectually legitimate opposition, I can loudly proclaim to America: The Era of White Guilt is over.

This seemingly impossible event occurred because the vast majority of white Americans didn't give a fluff about skin color, and enthusiastically pulled the voting lever for a black man. Not just any black man. A very liberal black man who spent his early career race-hustling banks, praying in a racist church for 20 years, and actively worked with America-hating domestic terrorists. Wow! Some resume! Yet they made Barack Obama their leader. Therefore, as of November 4th, 2008, white guilt is dead.

For over a century, the millstone of white guilt hung around our necks, retribution for slave-owning predecessors. In the 60s, American liberals began yanking that millstone while sticking a fork in the eye of black Americans, exacerbating the racial divide to extort a socialist solution. But if a black man can become President, exactly what significant barrier is left? The election of Barack Obama absolutely destroys the entire validation of liberal white guilt. The dragon is hereby slain.

So today, I'm feeling a little "uppity," if you will. From this day forward, my tolerance level for having my skin color hustled is now exactly ZERO. And it's time to clean house. No more Reverend Wright's "God Damn America," Al Sharpton's Church of Perpetual Victimization, or Jesse Jackson's rainbow racism. Cornell West? You're a fraud. Go home. All those "black studies" programs that taught kids to hate whitey? You must now thank Whitey. And I want that on the final.

Congressional Black Caucus? Irrelevant. Maxine Waters? Shut up. ACORN? Outlawed. Black Panthers? Go home and pet your kitty. Black separatists? Find another nation that offers better dreams. Go ahead. I'm waiting.

Gangsta rappers? Start praising America. Begin with the Pledge of Allegiance. And please, no more ebonics. Speak English, and who knows where you might end up? Oh, yeah, pull up your pants. Your underwear is showing. You look stupid.

Black Fraternities? Seek diversity. Race Card? It's now the joker. Miss Black America? Get in line with all the other lovely ladies. Reparations? Paid.

To those Eurosnots who forged entire careers hating America? I'm still waiting for the first black French President.

And let me offer an equal opportunity whupping. I've always despised lazy white people. Now, I can talk smack about lazy black people. You're poor because you quit school, did drugs, had three kids with three different fathers, and refuse to work. So when you plop your Colt 45-swilling, Oprah watchin' butt on the couch and complain "Da Man is keepin' me down!!!" allow me to inform you: Da Man is now black. You have no excuses.

No more quotas. No more handouts. No more stealing my money because someone's great-great-great-great grandparents suffered actual pain and misery at the hands of people I have no relation to, and personally revile.

It's time to toss that massive, obsolete race-hustle machine upon the heap of the other stupid 60s ideas. Drag it over there, by wife swapping, next to dope-smoking. Plenty of room right between free love and cop-killing. Careful, don't trip on streaking. There ya go, don't be gentle. Just dump it. Wash your hands. It's filthy.
Buckwheat

United States

#20 Nov 13, 2012
Part II

In fact, Obama's ascension created a gargantuan irony. How can you sell class envy and American unfairness when you and your black wife went to Ivy League schools, got high-paying jobs, became millionaires, bought a mansion, and got elected President? How unfair is that??? Now, Like a delicious O'Henry tale, Obama's spread-the-wealth campaign rendered itself moot by it's own victory! America is officially a meritocracy. Obama's election has validated American conservatism!

So, listen carefully ... "Wham!!!"

That's the sound of my foot kicking the door shut on the era of white guilt. The rites have been muttered, the carcass lowered, dirt shoveled, and tombstone erected. White guilt is dead and buried.

However, despite my glee, there's apparently one small, rabid bastion of American racism remaining. Black Americans voted 96% for Barack Obama. Hmmm. In a color-blind world, shouldn't that be 50-50? Tonight, every black person should ask forgiveness for their apparent racism and prejudice towards white people. Maybe it's time to start spreading that guilt around.
now

Voorhees, NJ

#21 Nov 13, 2012
I don't know why whites have all the guilt your not the only race who owned black people..
now

Voorhees, NJ

#22 Nov 13, 2012
they are poor because you imported them from africa.. that's why...and replaced american blacks with um...
now

Voorhees, NJ

#23 Nov 13, 2012
or they are 1 of 30 children and they should have had foster parents but didn't for some reason..

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