Here are eight historic examples of how ALL WHITE EUROPEANS have benefited, and still benefit from white privilege. Also in the same examples, it shows how the so-called 1% of whites in power helped to give their poorer European brethren solid economic starts several times in the 19th and 20th century.
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By Elliot Booker — 3 years ago
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By Elliot Booker — 2 years ago
11-year-old girlDec. 6, 2017 Grand Rapids, Mich. Related Article »
A police body camera video shows an 11-year-old girl being held at gunpoint and then handcuffed as she screamed. Chief David Rahinsky of the Grand Rapids Police Department said in a news conference that the episode was “inappropriate.”Grand Rapids Police Department
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A police dashcam video shows Richard Hubbard III, 25, being beaten during a traffic stop in the Cleveland suburb of Euclid, Ohio. Officer Michael Amiott can be seen repeatedly punching Mr. Hubbard, who is black, and hitting his head on the pavement.Euclid Police Department
Demetrius Bryan HollinsApril 12, 2017 Lawrenceville, Ga. Related Article »
Cellphone video shows Demetrius B. Hollins, 21, being kicked in the head and punched in the face by two officers during a traffic stop. The Gwinnett County Police Department later dismissed 89 cases involving the officers, Robert McDonald and Sgt. Michael F. Bongiovanni, who were fired and face criminal charges.Black Lives Matter Greater Atlanta
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Footage from a dashboard camera and a cellphone shows Nania Cain being thrown to the ground and repeatedly punched in the face by an officer who claims Mr. Cain had allegedly jaywalked. Mr. Cain, 24, was initially charged with resisting arrest, but was released the next morning. The Sacramento police officer was placed on paid administrative leave.Naomi Montaie via Facebook, Sacramento Police Department
Dejuan HallMarch 10, 2017 Vallejo, Calif.
Dejuan Hall, 23, was chased and apprehended by a police officer who is seen punching Mr. Hall and striking him with an object. In a bystander video, people can be heard yelling, “Police brutality.” The Vallejo police officer then shouts back: “Shut up. Get back,” and brandishes his gun.
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Cellphone video shows a police officer slamming a 15-year-old female to the floor in effort to stop a fight involving three students. Officer Ruben De Los Santos was placed on paid administrative leave, and did not face criminal charges. He resigned in March.@ahunnaaa_ via Twitter
Jacqueline Craig and her childrenDec. 21, 2016 Fort Worth, Tex. Related Article »
Jacqueline Craig, 46, and her daughters, ages 15 and 19, were arrested after reporting to police that a neighbor had choked her 7-year-old son for littering. Bodycam video shows the responder, Officer William Martin, asking the mother, “Why don’t you teach your son not to litter?” Later, he aims a Taser toward the family and then handcuffs the women. Mr. Martin received a 10-day suspension for excessive force and continues to defend his actions.YouTube video uploaded by Shaun King
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Carnell Snell Jr.Oct. 1, 2016 Los Angeles Related Article »
Carnell Snell Jr., 18, was fatally shot by the police in a strip mall parking lot. Surveillance video shows Mr. Snell running into the parking lot while tucking what appeared to be a handgun into his pants. The video was released after two days of protests over the shooting.Los Angeles Police Department
Keith Lamont ScottSept. 20, 2016 Charlotte, N.C. Related Article »
Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was fatally shot by the police at his apartment complex. The police were there to serve someone else with a warrant. Mr. Scott had parked his car in a visitor’s space, where he often waited for one of his children to return home on a bus. The video was captured by his wife on her cellphone.Evan Grothjan/The New York Times
Terence CrutcherSept. 16, 2016 Tulsa, Okla. Related Article »
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Dashboard camera audio suggests that police officers tried to hit Joseph Mann with their patrol car as he fled on foot. “I’m going to hit him,” one officer is heard saying. “Go for it,” another says. Officers then followed Mr. Mann on foot and fired 18 shots, 14 of which hit him.Sacramento Police Department
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South Carolina High School StudentOct. 26, 2015 Columbia, S.C. Related Article »
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Sandra BlandJuly 10, 2015 Prairie View, Tex. Related Article »
Dashboard camera video revealed that the white Texas State trooper who pulled over Sandra Bland, 28, threatened her with a stun gun as their encounter escalated, partly because of her apparent unwillingness to snuff out a cigarette. Ms. Bland, a black woman, was arrested and later found dead in a jail cell.Texas Department of Public Safety
A Teenager and a Pool PartyJune 5, 2015 McKinney, Tex. Related Article »
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Freddie Gray, 25, suffered a spinal injury while in police custody. He died a week later. The six officers involved in his arrest, a mix of black and white, were charged with crimes that included murder and manslaughter.YouTube video uploaded by The Attorney Depot
Walter L. ScottApril 4, 2015 North Charleston, S.C. Related Article »
A bystander recorded a white officer, Michael T. Slager, shooting an unarmed black man, Walter L. Scott, 50, in the back as he ran away. The video showed Mr. Slager firing eight times then casually walking over to Mr. Scott, who was pronounced dead at the scene.Video made available to The New York Times
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Surveillance video showed Officer Timothy Loehmann, who is white, hopping out of a police cruiser and immediately firing two shots at Tamir Rice, 12, killing him at close range. Before the shooting, Tamir, who was black, had been using a fake gun that looked strikingly like the real thing.Northeast Ohio Media Group
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A dashcam video shows Laquan McDonald, 17, running, then walking past police officers when he is struck by bullets. One of the officers, Jason Van Dyke, who is white, was charged with murder on Nov. 24, 2015. Mr. McDonald, who is black, was shot 16 times.Chicago Police Dept.
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Eric Garner, 43, died after police officers tried to arrest him for the illegal sale of cigarettes. He was wrestled to the ground and placed in a chokehold. A cellphone camera held by a friend recorded the struggle as Mr. Garner told the police multiple times, “I can’t breathe.”Post Views: 665
By Elliot Booker — 4 years ago
By: Lucius Gantt
African Americans can’t wait to get to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2016 United States elections.
One Presidential candidate is “Heckle” and the other one is “Jeckle”. One candidate is Tweedlee Dee” and The other one is “Tweedlee Dum”.
It doesn’t matter who is running for the nation’s highest office, most Black voters will do as they are told. They will be given a list, or slate, and instructed to vote for candidates that political exploiters want them to vote for!
Call me a hater if you want to but if you hate the truth I don’t give a damn!
First of all, you have a Constitutional right to vote for whomever you want to and, yes, you should exercise that right but I pray that you will vote smart.
I pray that you will put your voter support behind candidates that support you., stand up for you, speak out for you, be accessible to you, listen to you, be responsive to you and care about you!
And, don’t give me any crap about voting for the “Black” candidates!
Most Black politicians today are completely worthless and of no use to Black people.
You tell me, who are the candidates that look like you that will fight for the governmental policies and programs that you want? When Congress persons, legislators, commissioners and councilmen vote to appropriate, or divide up, tax dollars to special interest groups, corporate cronies, favored ethnic groups, desired sex and gender groups, who are the Black elect officials that will say “there are more Black people that are suffering, and more Black communities struggling than anybody else why does government give Black people, Black businesses and Black schools and other Black institutions the least government money”?know you don’t like for me to write like this but it is true!
You think you are going to the polls to vote strong Black men and women but, in many cases, you stepping into the voting booth to cast ballots for dummies and puppets!
You’re not voting for the best representation that we can get, you are voting for Negroes who are willing to be controlled by the Democratic or Republican Parties!
The Democratic Party, for instance, is Willie Tyler and you are voting for Lester. The Republican Party is Buffalo Bob and you’re voting for Howdy Doody!
You think The Gantt Report is crazy? Prove it!
Who is running for office in 2016 that will represent you today like Black people were represented in the past by Adam Clayton Powell, or Maynard Jackson, or Shirley Chisholm or Harold Washington or even Florida’s Carrie Meeks or Betty Holzendorf?
I knew Meeks and Holzendorf and the candidates of today are not them.
I’ve written it a thousand times but if you forgot it, let me repeat it. If Black political candidates believe that Black business are inferior, Black people are unimportant, Black issues are OK to ignore during the political campaign, they will feel the same way after you elect them!
A Black guy running for a seat in the Florida Legislature called me and asked me to give him some money for his campaign. I asked him to name the Black vendors, political professionals and Black owned media outlets he would spend money with and he told me ALL Black people working on his campaign would be volunteers so he could save his money for white media, white consultants and white vendors.
I hung up the phone on his pitiful ass!
Any Black voter or Black citizen that would give their support to any candidate, Black or white, that thinks all Blacks are worthless is not only a political fool they are a traitor to their race!
Black people have to control the politics in Black communities, Black districts and in Black precincts.
When political parties control Black candidates and tell them what to do, what to say, what to vote for and who they should hire, the Black voters and the Black people will continue to be exploited and oppressed.
If you are interested in politics, start grooming our young people. Teach Black youth how to campaign and generate votes. Teach Black boys and girls how to be strong, proud and politically intelligent Black men and women.
The only Black political clown I’ll support is “Homie the Clown” because if Homie ran for office, Homie wouldn’t play that “I want to be controlled” stuff!Post Views: 457