The Black Race and Self-Perception

Editor's Note: The following was originally published on 8.30.16 as a guest post by Burgess Owens, former NFL star and author of Liberalism or How to Turn Good Men into Whiners, Weenies and Wimps.

 

“If you can define the self-perception of a race, you can define its future for generations.”

- Burgess Owens

 

The visionary, industrious, Christian and segregated Black community of the early to mid 1960’s understood and embraced the importance of a positive self-perception. It was this same recognition that drove millions of young patriotic Black men throughout our nation’s history to be among the first to volunteer when our nation went to war. It was reflected in their actions on the field of battle—courage, patriotism, faith, tenacity and love for race, God and country.

It has been recorded throughout the annals of American history beginning with our nation’s first martyr—an ex-slave and free Black man Crispus Attucks—in its fight for Independence in 1770. Our history records, among its host of proud war veterans, over 5,000 Black men who fought as patriots during the Revolutionary War.

We read of the courageous march south to battle the Confederate Army by the All-Black, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Unlike their white counterparts, they understood from the beginning that they would be offered NO quarter if captured alive.

The importance of projecting a positive self-perception was seen with the 332nd Fighting Group nicknamed "Hell Fighters" by their German enemy, who received France’s highest military honor, the Croix de Guerre, during WWII. My dad and uncles were among the 125,000 proud Black American volunteers who, throughout their entire lives, considered their decision to serve during WWII as their greatest honor.

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Our past Black generations understood instinctively that they were fighting the battle of racism on two fronts:

The most obvious was their fight against the Democratic Party’s racist Jim Crow laws, intimidation by its terrorist arm, the KKK, and its demeaning messaging of abortion by Black and White Democratic eugenicists.

The second battle, fighting to maintain and grow its positive self-perception, was not as easily measured. In hindsight, we can see the initial success of their mission. It is portrayed in pictures like the one of educated, disciplined and intelligent young WWII Black Tuskegee Airmen whose tenacity and courage earned the respect of White B-17 Fortress pilots, whose lives they protected and saved.

It was the understanding of the power of perception that allowed the Martin Luther King Jr. generations to stay true to the strategy of non-violence, refusing to retaliate when every emotional instinct would justify them doing so. Its leaders would lead demonstrations and often be jailed wearing white shirts, black ties and jackets—all for the sake of perception.

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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., arrested in Memphis, Tenn. wearing suit and tie.

They fought against negative racist stereotyping with their appearance, their command of the English language, their emotional discipline and their Judeo-Christian love that allowed them to forgive and move forward. They had faith in the American Promise that these actions would soften the hearts of our nation and defeat the hateful and demeaning perception assigned by the southern Democratic Party.

They were correct in their faith in the American people.

What exactly were racist stereotypes that they were fighting during that era? It was the portrayal of an inferior, dependent and monkey-linked race. It was a race projected as sloppy in appearance and dress, uneducated, inarticulate, incapable of critical thinking, easy to “herd” into groupthink, physically, emotional and sexually undisciplined, reckless breeders. But, boy, do they LOVE to sing and dance.

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This demeaning stereotype, once defeated by MLK’s generation, has reared is ugly head once again in the setting of BET (Black Entertainment TV), 100% owned and controlled by wealthy and powerful White Liberal/Socialist Democrats. Their three billion dollar purchase in 2001 gave Sumner Redstone and the Viacom Corp unfettered access to the urban Black community. They then proceeded for the next 15 years to fire-hose this community nationally with anti-White, anti-police, anti-American, anti-woman, anti-family liberal FILTH. It has resulted in the fermenting of hatred and distrust for police authority and a disdain for our American culture. As Viacom shines the light of unaddressed Black Misery as a political strategy, it has increased the dependency and loyalty of the Black urban community as a voting block for the Democratic Party. Predictably omitted are the facts that at the root of all Black misery, as far back as 70 years, are Anti-Black Democratic policies.

Within the BET website can be seen the dark and empathy-free heart of the White Socialist Democratic owners of BET, who have successfully re-established the racist stereotypes previously eradicated. The White racist perception of the Black race can be seen in BET’s featured star, a rapper that young urban fatherless boys will soon seek to emulate. It is the tattooed face and neck of a young man called “Young Thug.” With a tribal-like ring through his nose and inarticulate speech patterns, he has a continual presence on BET’s gossip page discussing his reckless breeding habits, accumulation of “baby mommas” and the babies who he refuses to support. His filthy language, filthy mind and disdain for commitment and respect for women is presented to our young Black girls and boys as normal—although the cowardly, wealthy White Wizard, hiding behind the curtain of Blackness, would never tolerate his presence around their family or living in their mixed neighborhood of Democratic elitists.

The 2016 White Liberal Democratic owners of BET have portrayed for 15 years a perception of Black Americans that remarkably mimics the racist Democratic-controlled south of the early to mid-1900’s—sloppy in appearance and dress, uneducated, inarticulate, incapable of critical thinking, easy to “herd” into groupthink, physically, emotional and sexually undisciplined, reckless breeders. But, boy, do they LOVE to sing and dance.

Within the website of Viacom, aka, BET is also seen the true cowardice and bullying of the White racist Wizard as they utilize a strategy proven effective in 1930’s by Margaret Sanger—The Negro Project. With the use of a Black front, they pay like-minded Socialist Black Americans to demean, attack and denigrate other Blacks who are deemed a threat to their plantation-like groupthink. Typically, these are articulate, educated, successful, Christian, patriotic and thoughtful Black Americans offering alternatives.

Ultimately the restoration of the Black community will rely on the delivery of this message by committed Black Conservative Americans. Other Americans can support this effort by helping to shed light on those who have purposely used misery and hopelessness to empower themselves and their party.

It is time we call Viacom CEO Phil Dauman, Sheri Redstone and the all-White Democratic Board of Viacom from behind the curtain of Blackness to explain their organizations decades-old strategy for fermenting the Marxist and racist hate group, Black Lives Matter. Every time a policemen is assassinated and another young Black American radicalized through their BET anti-police, anti-American website, this corporation and its leaders should be held accountable.

Only when the light and eyes of the American people are on these “Corporate Hate Breeders” will we be able to grant a level of safety to our police nationally and stem the divisive nature of the Democratic Party-driven Socialist/Marxist movement within our country.

Image: (L to R) Rapper Young Thug, alternately known as No, My Name is Jeffery or Jeffery (Photo Credit: Black Entertainment Television); Members of the 332nd Fighter Group attending a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy, March, 1945. (Photo Credit: Toni Frissell Collection, Library of Congress)

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

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