To overcome racism, Black Americans
always emphasized human agency
and individual responsibility.
Robert Woodson and Joshua Mitchell in “How the Left Hijacked Civil Rights.”
Many Black leaders have lost sight of Martin Luther King Jr. altogether and are aiding and abetting the crucifixion of their own people. Rather than hope, they see despair; rather than the Easter Sunday of true liberation, they offer the bleak Good Friday of never-ending misery. …
Today many Black leaders defer to angry white progressives who make the same arguments about blacks’ lack of moral agency, reject the country’s founding principles, and seek to undermine its institutions.
For months, the radical left has been exploiting the country’s genuine concern for fairness to keep Blacks in a constant state of agitation, anger and grievance, urging them toward behavior that lives down to the slanderous stereotypes of White supremacists. The leaders of these movements insist that every inequity suffered by Blacks is caused by institutional and structural racism, that they have no power to liberate themselves, and that they will remain oppressed until White people change. Even to raise the issue of what role self-determination plays for blacks earns you the label of “racist.” …
“Justice” for Black America cannot be achieved by framing it solely through the distorted lens of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others in fatal police encounters. For every unarmed Black American killed by the police, hundreds are killed in neighborhood homicides.
Those who call for the defunding of police departments, such as leaders of the official Black Lives Matter organization, are silent about this inconvenient truth.