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(Slate)   The question to ask Derrick Bell is not why did you write that whites would sell blacks to aliens. But what do space aliens need African-Americans for? What did Derrick Bell know about these aliens and when did he know it?   (slate.com) divider line 41
    More: Strange, Derrick Bell, extraterrestrial life, African-Americans, Big Journalism, Jeremiah Wright, Dana Loesch, Emancipation Proclamation, Joel Pollak  
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2012-03-09 12:17:32 PM  
5 votes:
I'm pretty upset because I'm white and wasn't even at the meeting where we agreed to do this.
2012-03-09 10:02:16 AM  
5 votes:
I really don't know what the fuss over a career .276 hitter is all about.
2012-03-09 11:48:10 AM  
4 votes:

Dr. Whoof: rjakobi: You know who else wrote science fiction short stories?

Ray Bradbury?


The Apostles?
2012-03-09 11:51:05 AM  
3 votes:

stuffy: But who's to say, depending on the deal Blacks may want to go.


Are skrimps part of the alien diet?
2012-03-09 01:53:56 PM  
2 votes:
I used to have a roommate named Derrick Bell - he stole my skateboard. F*ck you, Derrick.
2012-03-09 01:06:11 PM  
2 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: I_C_Weener: DROxINxTHExWIND: The First Four Katy Perry Albums: Deep down, most black people know that they need white people around to live in the kind of country they want to live in. They know that if all whites vanished in a puff of smoke one day, civilization would revert to African levels (or worse) in a jiffy. Not to mention they wouldn't be able to get decent levels of customer service anymore.


The only thing we need your white ass for is animal expeditions. We're not stupid enough to swim around holding a camera with a shark the size of a school bus to find out when it mates.

But I think society will survive without that bit of inforamation.

/we're good

And X-Games sports and hockey.


Those are merely issues of access and money. If black people took to skiing and hockey, we'd dominate. Imagine what it would be like if Adrian Peterson or Chris Paul knew how to ice skate.


Imagine if they took to math, would they dominate? That was an absurdly racist statement for someone who whinges and plays the race card so continually.
2012-03-09 12:56:33 PM  
2 votes:
In other news all Blacks in the entire world are African Americans
2012-03-09 11:47:55 AM  
2 votes:
2.bp.blogspot.com
2012-03-09 11:30:12 AM  
2 votes:

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


You know who else had a Thing...

farm4.static.flickr.com

That's right. Rommel!
2012-03-09 08:20:15 AM  
2 votes:
i.imgur.com

/posted this in yesterday's thread
2012-03-09 03:11:55 PM  
1 votes:
3.bp.blogspot.com

THIS IS WHAT CRITICAL RACE THEORISTS ACTUALLY BELIEVE
2012-03-09 02:53:52 PM  
1 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: mccallcl: DROxINxTHExWIND: The First Four Katy Perry Albums: Deep down, most black people know that they need white people around to live in the kind of country they want to live in. They know that if all whites vanished in a puff of smoke one day, civilization would revert to African levels (or worse) in a jiffy. Not to mention they wouldn't be able to get decent levels of customer service anymore.


The only thing we need your white ass for is animal expeditions. We're not stupid enough to swim around holding a camera with a shark the size of a school bus to find out when it mates.

But I think society will survive without that bit of inforamation.

/we're good

Uh, no, no you're not "good". There is a wild disparity between blacks and whites in education, especially health services, which blacks disproportionally consume and whites disproportionally produce. When whites vanish, their unfair control of resources goes away, but we also provide valuable white-people services like performing surgery and being polite over the phone.

Look at it this way: what happens when white people flee a neighborhood?


Yeah, but now e'll have access to all of that sweet, sweet white people money that they used to pay for their education so that more blacks can learn to become surgeons or hedge fund managers.

Oh, and my doctor is a native of India. We still have Asians to help with all of those white-people services.

/Kthxbye
//Don't let the door hit you on the way out


Ha ha Asians are far more racist than whites, you'd be begging for old-fashioned white racism back in no time. Without us to consume your entertainment output and feel bad about slavery, black Americans would have to fend for themselves, as other racial groups rush to fill the power vacuum left by whites. Until blacks reach equality, we're y'all's best friends in the game.

I will admit that whites have been the oppressors throughout history but these days we're actually pretty good to have around. We spruce up the place.
2012-03-09 02:42:48 PM  
1 votes:

topcon: DROxINxTHExWIND: AngryJailhouseFistfark: Dwangerous: I'm really tired of the term African American, why is it that they are referred to as such when very few other nationalities or ethnicities are (outside of the occasional Mexican-American reference)? And how come Scarlett Johanson and other white "African Americans" are never referred to as such?

Indeed. I used to work with a white man from South Africa and a black man from Ghana. Both were naturalized American citizens. Both could well claim the identity, "African American" but since neither had the experience of growing up black in the US, neither were accepted by the AA community, though the black man a bit more, until they heard his accent.

The identity puzzles.


Oh YEAH! I remember that shiat. Case #AFR316762007. You're damn right I voted 'no' when I was asked if they were accepted into our community. Their accents were too thick and neither one of them knew an entire Notorious B.I.G. song. I could not in good faith allow them to go forward.

Dude, he was talking about Black Union Local #331. A few of those guys over there, you know...very isolationist.


It was ruled by Homey that these two gentlemen, despite being born in Mother Africa and now citizens of the United States were incapable of keeping it real sufficient to the standard necessary to be considered African-American. That's all. Not making a big deal out of it.
2012-03-09 02:15:12 PM  
1 votes:
The easiest way to get around this issue is by forcing everyone to have sex with people who are not the same race as they are.

Preferably a lot, too.
2012-03-09 01:55:34 PM  
1 votes:
We'll just have Ben Sisko take over and riot?

images1.wikia.nocookie.net

Bell Riots (new window)

/with all the other trek references in the thread, am I really the first to connect these?
2012-03-09 01:35:57 PM  
1 votes:

azIndependent: You know, I have no problem with this story. It's not even that racist. (Yeah, I read it)

I mean, historically we've sold out so many people, why wouldn't we do it again?


Do you mean as a human race, or as a race race? I have never sold, or sold out anyone... guess there is still time if the aliens are going to pay in gum....
2012-03-09 01:33:24 PM  
1 votes:

Maus III: The Word "African American" means, "having or sh

[snip]

No, no, you're doing it all wrong. First you have to say something about evolutionism and a tinfoil hat, then you paste in quotes that have little or nothing to do with the topic about religion, and follow it all up with links to your webpage filled with other quotes.

Then reply to anyone who questions you with more of them.

-1/10
2012-03-09 01:25:41 PM  
1 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Nrokreffefp: DROxINxTHExWIND: I_C_Weener: DROxINxTHExWIND: The First Four Katy Perry Albums: Deep down, most black people know that they need white people around to live in the kind of country they want to live in. They know that if all whites vanished in a puff of smoke one day, civilization would revert to African levels (or worse) in a jiffy. Not to mention they wouldn't be able to get decent levels of customer service anymore.


The only thing we need your white ass for is animal expeditions. We're not stupid enough to swim around holding a camera with a shark the size of a school bus to find out when it mates.

But I think society will survive without that bit of inforamation.

/we're good

And X-Games sports and hockey.


Those are merely issues of access and money. If black people took to skiing and hockey, we'd dominate. Imagine what it would be like if Adrian Peterson or Chris Paul knew how to ice skate.

Imagine if they took to math, would they dominate? That was an absurdly racist statement for someone who whinges and plays the race card so continually.


Oh, NOW its time to get serious about calling aout racist "jokes" huh? I didn't see your reponse to the comment I was responding too about black people needing white people to maintain society. That one didn't bother you as much, heh? Spare me your selective indignation.


Biggest indignation is best indignation!

/wait, wut?
2012-03-09 01:20:13 PM  
1 votes:

DavidVincent: Maybe the aliens have been watching all of our Hollywood movies.

Their image of African-Americans is of a hard working, intelligent and supremely ethical people that often times teach whites valuable life lessons. They figure that if most of our brainiest scientists and presidents are African American, that's who they want.


But if so, then they've also seen Independence Day. "Welcome to Earf!"
2012-03-09 01:17:22 PM  
1 votes:
Maybe the aliens have been watching all of our Hollywood movies.

Their image of African-Americans is of a hard working, intelligent and supremely ethical people that often times teach whites valuable life lessons. They figure that if most of our brainiest scientists and presidents are African American, that's who they want.
2012-03-09 01:15:46 PM  
1 votes:

Doc Daneeka: Perhaps you were thinking of Charlize Theron?


Sometimes...late at night...when I'm alone...
2012-03-09 01:14:30 PM  
1 votes:
What does the picture of a cyberman and a dalek have to do with this?
2012-03-09 01:09:57 PM  
1 votes:
cdn.hiphopdx.com

Those aliens better watch their asses or they will get overrun
2012-03-09 12:57:17 PM  
1 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND:

Those are merely issues of access and money. If black people took to skiing and hockey, we'd dominate. Imagine what it would be like if Adrian Peterson or Chris Paul knew how to ice skate.


Swimming is right out.
2012-03-09 12:46:43 PM  
1 votes:
What would the want to be called on their new planet? Earth-Americans? African-xenolopians?

One good thing is they can name their babies whatever they want and the aliens will still probably have weirder names.
2012-03-09 12:43:50 PM  
1 votes:

The First Four Katy Perry Albums: Deep down, most black people know that they need white people around to live in the kind of country they want to live in. They know that if all whites vanished in a puff of smoke one day, civilization would revert to African levels (or worse) in a jiffy. Not to mention they wouldn't be able to get decent levels of customer service anymore.



The only thing we need your white ass for is animal expeditions. We're not stupid enough to swim around holding a camera with a shark the size of a school bus to find out when it mates.

But I think society will survive without that bit of inforamation.

/we're good
2012-03-09 12:31:13 PM  
1 votes:
Rather than the blacks, I think we should sell all the MEN to space aliens. Well, except me. That way we could finally test that whole "I wouldn't sleep with you even if you were the LAST MAN ON EARTH!" thing ;)
2012-03-09 12:23:40 PM  
1 votes:
bell with child sex slaves

www.vibevixen.com
2012-03-09 12:14:34 PM  
1 votes:
Man, that would be AWESOME but our national sports leagues would suffer.
2012-03-09 12:12:41 PM  
1 votes:

HailRobonia: impaler: Could you imagine the shat storm if he had whites being sold to the aliens in his completely fictional fiction book?


I'll see your Buck Rogers and raise you a pack of Leias

i18.photobucket.com
2012-03-09 12:07:53 PM  
1 votes:
Deep down, most black people know that they need white people around to live in the kind of country they want to live in. They know that if all whites vanished in a puff of smoke one day, civilization would revert to African levels (or worse) in a jiffy. Not to mention they wouldn't be able to get decent levels of customer service anymore.
2012-03-09 11:56:19 AM  
1 votes:
If aliens are smart enough to get here, why would they want American blacks?

Mexicans work much harder
Asians are smarter, are less violent and take up less space..
2012-03-09 11:52:40 AM  
1 votes:

Byno:

The Apostles?


There's not much science in their fiction....
2012-03-09 11:52:35 AM  
1 votes:
No, I meant we demand the Earth rugby team called "All Blacks"!

2.bp.blogspot.com
2012-03-09 11:42:31 AM  
1 votes:
Flaw in the logic, why would they pay white people for black slaves when they could go to Africa and pick them up for free? Even aliens have to live on a budget.
2012-03-09 11:39:08 AM  
1 votes:

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.




Black people in Antarctica? Have you ever seen a black person in the snow?
2012-03-09 11:33:03 AM  
1 votes:
"Derrick Bell got into serious trouble when he wrote an essay, a fictional story, called "Space Traders," positing that Americans, white Americans would sell black Americans to space aliens in order to pay out the national debt and that Jews would stand by and let it happen broker the deal..."

FIFY
2012-03-09 11:30:46 AM  
1 votes:

impaler: Could you imagine the shat storm if he had whites being sold to the aliens in his completely fictional fiction book?


What do you think Obama whispered to Bell during their gay Marxist Black Panther hug? "If I ever become President, I'm selling whites to aliens as slaves. Even if they don't ask for them."
2012-03-09 11:22:13 AM  
1 votes:

7of7: Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.

You underestimate the media's capability to get caught up in and distribute right wing talking points.


I don't think they're going to get too far with "President black dude hugged another black dude who was into black dude law stuff and wrote a Twilight Zone where aliens take all the black dudes."

/I could be wrong
2012-03-09 10:20:13 AM  
1 votes:
I haven't read the fictional story. I probably should. And someone can correct me if I'm wrong. But the from what I gather then this famous statement...

First they came for the communists,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew.

Then they came for me
and there was no one left to speak out for me.


... is also anti-semitic. The Jews here don't show true concern for the commies or the trade unionist, except for the fact that eventually They came for them. So these Jews were also acting out of self-interest.

So Martin Niemöller = Anti-Semite. And the Holocaust Museum in DC which has this engraved near the exit is now anti-Semitic by association.
2012-03-09 09:40:49 AM  
1 votes:

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


Like when your friend finds that "awesome band you have to hear" but you start listening and find out they suck but he just keeps saying, "just wait, it gets even better" and it doesn't?
 
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