From John Ray's shorter notes
December 07, 2018
The American Left have revived apartheid. Apartheid had at its core a classification of races and the application of disadvantageous policies to some of them. With their constant obsession with race, the American Left are their heirs. They are constantly trying to drive ethnic groups in America into antagonism towards one another -- with cries of racism, discrimination, white supremacy, white privilege etc. In that they are actually worse than the old South Africans. The original apartheid was designed to keep the peace between the races. The American Left does its darndest to promote antagonism.
And, as in South Africa, the aim is to tear down one particular ethnic group: In this case whites. They have very limited success at that but it's not for want of trying. Any disadvantage that a minority person experiences, is automatically blamed on racism. Leftists are constantly telling poor blacks: "You bin discriminated against". "White racism is what is holding you back". And that of course generates anger.
And the residential discrimination that characterized the original apartheid is strongly in place in America too. Whites try to minimize their contacts with blacks by "white flight" --living in outer suburbs and exurbs and leaving blacks to the inner cities. "Apartheid" means "apartness" and blacks and whites do largely live apart in America today.
It's not exactly the same as the old apartheid but the results are similar: White fear and black anger. It's all part of the Leftist hatred of America and their wish to tear it down. It parades as compassion for the less fortunate but if it there were any real compassion there, colorblind interpersonal harmony would be the aim. Who benefits from America's racial tensions? Nobody. And that is the way the Left likes it. They will stoke the flames of division any time they can.
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