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A Dash Of American Truth — Reflections From a Murky Pond
Recently, in response to the pathetic outrage of the "Black Community" over the lack of Black Oscar nominees, Stacy Dash once again spoke truth to what passes for power among the Blacks within America's borders. And, of course, once again the drums are beating and both the Blacks and their White Liberal enablers are attacking and vilifying Ms. Dash for voicing a truth that is contrary to the orthodoxy of Black Identity, steeped as it in special protections and victimhood. It was a quite simple truth that Ms. Dash spoke as well: We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or integration, and if we don’t want segregation, then we have to get rid of channels like BET and the BET Awards and the Image Awards, where you’re only awarded if you’re black. If it were the other way around, we’d be up in arms. It’s a double standard. There shouldn’t be a black history month. We’re Americans, period. Of course, it was the stark simplicity of Ms. Dash's statement that, more than anything else, fired up the ever-angry and ever-aggrieved "Black Community." It presented them with a clear and unassailable by logic choice: segregation or assimilation; being Black or being American. This is not something that they can tolerate because their culture's very identity is based upon not making that choice but, instead, demanding to have it both ways.