Look Over There: Old Spicey UK obsessed with US Black Power
I’m following up to my diary entry from yesterday. It seems a few more news outlets are having a look at the north Atlanta cities being targeted for being ‘too white.’ I again wonder how the media would respond to a black community being attacked in this way for its racial makeup. Whether by design or choice, people tend to hang around people like themselves. San Franciso, Austin, Boston, Miami. Each of these cities has an identity that is, in part, thanks to the racial and ethnic backgrounds of its citizens.
Should straight Californians proceed to break up gay-friendly districts? Should we force-merge rich and poor communities? High and low crime areas?
Gravity is inevitable no matter how much you toss this salad. Civil Rights is a banner that belongs to a generation past and we don’t need to minimize their accomplishments by calling racebaiting, namecalling and in-your-face politics the same thing.
If you’re unhappy with the amount of snow, you can leave Michigan and find a warmer climate.
If you’re unhappy with your government representatives, vote…get active…change them.
If you’re unhappy that some other people have a situation that works better than yours…rather than tear it down, learn from it…or participate in it. These Georgians embarrass me as a Southerner.
Let just call Social Justice what it is…reparations. When would it ever be enough? It’s as finite as the debt ceiling.
The UK Daily mail posts:
Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, said.
We will be closely watching to see if there is an effort by states to dilute the impact of the black suburban vote.’