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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now

Voorhees, NJ

#24 Nov 13, 2012
every generation you don't even use rich blacks you go get some more poor ones ...
ken

Houston, TX

#25 Nov 13, 2012
Buckwheat wrote:
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.
Obama is bi-racial.

Until the years pass that unjust was done will I be able to pat myself on the back and forget. And not feel guilty. How long were blacks treated unequal.

Racism is the worst I ever seen it here in south Louisiana than I have seen anywhere in the United States. Nobody doesn't say anything. But it is definitely here.
Buckwheat

United States

#26 Nov 13, 2012
yes Ken, racism is alive and well in louisiana, as well as the entire USofA. I mean, when the black population voted 95%+ for a perceived black candidate, when a black juror can acquit a black murderer simply because they share the same skin color, when blacks are fine with having a black tv channel, a black caucus, a black panther organization, etc etc etc, yet complain when anything with the word WHITE in it exists, then yes, there is indeed racism!

Blacks are the most racist race in the world today. This needs to change.
ARF

United States

#27 Nov 13, 2012
ken wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama is bi-racial.
Until the years pass that unjust was done will I be able to pat myself on the back and forget. And not feel guilty. How long were blacks treated unequal.
Racism is the worst I ever seen it here in south Louisiana than I have seen anywhere in the United States. Nobody doesn't say anything. But it is definitely here.
Unless things have changed, Bi-racial isn't categorized as a race which technically makes Obama black or "African American." Which btw I still don't understand since Africa is a continent not a country. Black Canadians don't refer to themselves as African Canadians it only widens the racial divide. Also, every single American regardless of race, has ancestors from some other country.

It's been well over a century since the slaves were freed. I won't allow myself to feel guilty or kiss any black asss over something our ancestors did almost 150 years ago especially when Africans were enslaving their own people long before those same Africans sold their own people to us for the purpose of slavery.
doy

Voorhees, NJ

#28 Nov 15, 2012
if someone isn't half black they are allowed to be biracial.. which really is dumb and makes no sense...
doy

Voorhees, NJ

#29 Nov 15, 2012
what if they was half asian and white it would be classified as what asian??
wtf

Lafayette, LA

#30 Nov 15, 2012
This don't make no damn sense. Regardless who he was with people have the right to hang out with who they want to.
ken

United States

#31 Nov 16, 2012
Buckwheat wrote:
yes Ken, racism is alive and well in louisiana, as well as the entire USofA. I mean, when the black population voted 95%+ for a perceived black candidate, when a black juror can acquit a black murderer simply because they share the same skin color, when blacks are fine with having a black tv channel, a black caucus, a black panther organization, etc etc etc, yet complain when anything with the word WHITE in it exists, then yes, there is indeed racism!

Blacks are the most racist race in the world today. This needs to change.
I think black people stay together. Similar to other races. Or other ethnicities.
€iger hater

Euless, TX

#32 Nov 17, 2012
€><~ em all
Liar

Thibodaux, LA

#33 Nov 17, 2012
I do not believe this bullshit for a minute. Let a white man go into a black establishment and try to walk out alive!
Dumb

Opelousas, LA

#34 Nov 17, 2012
none of your buinesss wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree
So I guess only white people are racist
ken

Opelousas, LA

#35 Nov 17, 2012
Back to the topic.... The man was killed for hanging around black people. That is for sure a hate crime.
Racism will decrease once all of our kids kids are all intertwined and America has more children from different races and ethnicity. Or the children if tomorrow are not taught ways if yesterday ... They pick up and develop from adults. That's how they form opinions who not to like and like. And yes that goes for all groups not just whites.
Black Lies

Thibodaux, LA

#36 Nov 17, 2012
The biggest racist ever are blacks! They kill more white people per yr, besides themselves. Black on black crime is the worst. The only racism in America is black on every other race. The white race has supported the black race financially since the Africans were only to happy to trade their own for the goods of the Islams which is where black slavery originated, not with whites.

If it were not for the white man, the black race would have disappeared completely off of the planet a long time ago, The black race cannot even in 2012 support themselves or sustain a living in any country they reside in. They will kill each other for a dime, and blame every one else but themselves for their own evil. Obama has brought illegal Mexicans in to decimate the black race in America, yet it is never talked about.

Yet blacks are still stupid enough to vote Barack even though he is half white, but cause he looks black. He has done nothing for the black race. And will do nothing for the black race!
Some people

Opelousas, LA

#38 Nov 19, 2012
Wow!!!! Sad to say but I think racism will always exist. Just looking at these comments n how some of you constantly got off subject. A white man was killed by a white man for hanging with blacks yes this is true and sad. No one said a black person never killed a white but either way black white Asian to kill someone for bn friends with another race is sad
ridin shotgun

United States

#39 Nov 20, 2012
There has always been different races with their own different cultures. Blacks and whites have quite a bit of difference in their particular cultures. Until that is admitted by both groups, I doubt things will ever get much better. All this political correctness crap does so much more harm than good. White politicians are the worst with this. He or she will get on a stage and swear how we are all the SAME. When they go home at the end of the day, where do most of them go? To a nice home in a nice WHITE suburb, that's where. We're different, why can't people admit and accept that? And not just in a physical sense. Blacks, chinese, mexicans, and whites like different foods. They conduct social events differently. Examples: Chinese don't wanna eat gumbo often. They want certain chinese dishes. Look at sports. Almost ALL running backs, defensive backs, and wide receivers are black. MOST of the quarterbacks are white. Just about EVERY punter and placekicker in the NFL is WHITE. It is just a known fact. Yes, there are a FEW exceptions. I do believe whites are much more quickly to be accused of being racist than the other races. Look at what happened last year at LSU. Does anyone NOT KNOW why Les Miles wouldn't take Jordan Jefferson out from being the starting quarterback and put in Jarrett Lee? He would have been called a racist. Once a black coach is hired, it's almost impossible to fire him if he doesn't do well and replace him with a white without it being called racist. Celebrating touchdowns or now a days just making an in the backfield tackle is soooo different between the races. TV broadcasters are TOLD to brag on an promote a couple of blacks the whole game. Dancing after scoring will be shown over and over. What the hell does that have to do with the playing of football. And one last thing,,,ever notice when a white kicks a great field goal how almost always, only WHITES will go up to him and congradulate him? When a black scores, MANY of the black teamates go crazy jumping up and down on him. If a white scores, hardly any blacks care. It's almost as though they wish it wouldn't have been a white that scored. This isn't racist bullshit writing, this is FACTS. Believe what you want. And to those that say, "we are ALL one race, the HUMAN race". That is true, just like a lion, a leopard, and cougar are from the "cat" family. But they even know to breed with only their own kind.
stupid

Voorhees, NJ

#40 Nov 21, 2012
no there is no culture it depends who raised you..

for instance a white guy was raised by black people.. there's no culture man just go adopt black kids then and put them in white culture.

culture is no excuse..
stupid

Voorhees, NJ

#41 Nov 21, 2012
What the heck does culture have to do with anyting my cousin is white man we have the same dam culture all we ever did was play video games in the basement all day stop being stupid.
stupid

Voorhees, NJ

#42 Nov 21, 2012
you CREATED THOSE CULTURES behinds our backs..

neither one of us listens to music...

blacks and whites created separate cultures behinds our backs
stupid

Voorhees, NJ

#43 Nov 21, 2012
what does white guilt have anything to do with white people purposely ruining race relations..

or black people purposefully ruining race relations..

are you that dumb???
stupid

Voorhees, NJ

#44 Nov 21, 2012
you kill a white guy for having black friends.. why you would rather the black people beat him up or something..??

and then complain about white guilt like that makes any sense..

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