Update 3/28/2012: This post was written before all the facts about the case were known and they are still trickling out. However, it remains unedited because this post wasn’t about Trayvon Martin, it is about the legal concept of race.
It doesn’t matter that Trayvon Martin’s murderer wasn’t technically racially white because according to the reports I have heard, and certain historic rulings from certain Supreme Courts, George Zimmerman was very much culturally white by legal standards.
George Zimmerman lived in what I am going to term in a least sophisticated way: a white area, hence (in a unbecoming assumption of how George Zimmerman may have felt) “the nerve” of that young “black” walking through “our” neighborhood.
Did you take the time to question why the effort is being expended by the media to guide the narrative in a direction away from a race killing/hate crime?
I think its because we don’t understand, nor do “they” want us to understand, the legal classification (legal classificatory concept) of race/ethnicity in The United States of America. (As far as legalities go, more on that later.)
Its for the same reason that “Uncle Toms” Hate “Hood Niggas”, and for the same reason that African immigrants, black Mexicans, and Hispanics are labelled as white in jail (on their arm bands in the Houston, Harris County, Texas jails).
Also, black immigrants from Africa do not (and should not) qualify for affirmative actions which are targeted to those born as descendants of African slaves as was the case of Mustafa Hefny. Those same descendants are now suffering a new form of freedom based monetary slavery, along with their white counterparts, mastered by the Federal Reserve. I call, this, my friendly little concept: The full and complete Niggerization of the American People.
[Cheapskate Footnote] White Americans and other Americans who are subject to a social security number suffer the black condition as well, so no, you aren’t special. You are just made to feel special so you won’t ask, or investigate, the important questions about what race really means. (Reminds me of those sovereign citizen nutjobs, maybe they have a point.)
The, what I am educating you on, legal term “Black” does not (intrinsically) represent a race of people per se, so much as it is a cultural classification commonly, yet improperly, attached to appearance and/or suspected genetics.
To tastelessly illustrate some form of a non slippery context – I will say this: [Legally] Poor people defined as “white trash” are likely to be considered legally black (by Supreme Court standards) if from The Hood, and white if they are not, however, they are not legally as white as blacks who may be culturally white.
In other words, the term “Black” is nothing more than a legal classification set aside for the leftovers of American slavery. However, as demonstrated by The Colorado Supremes in a Denver Courtroom during a September, 6th, 1989 ruling where blonde haired, blue eyed, physically white, Mary Christine Walker, was ordered a new birth certificate on the demand Supreme Court Judge John Brooks Jr, to declare this white lady, black.
Why was Mary Christine Walker legally declared black? Its simple, Its the law. And the law states in no uncertain terms, that race is a matter of cultural identification, and is not to be taken as, or considered as, anthropological in nature.
Us Census Bureau
Federal Directive 15 – May 12th 1977
Race and Ethnic Standards For Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting.
Race classifications should not be interpreted as being scientific or anthropological in nature.
[Cheapskate Footnote #2] “Cultural Identification” is the legal standard for defining race, not your parents.
Mary Christine Walker, listed herself as black on a job application and was accused of lying on said job application, in an attempt to take advantage of minority hiring practices. She sued the Denver School board and won, then the Denver School Board appealed, and she beat’em again.
The white lady (by visual standards) said she was black, and the Colorado Supreme Court agreed.
Why Did the Colorado Supreme Court Rule That A Blonde Haired Blue Eyed White Woman Was Lawfully Black?
The reason the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Mary Christine Walker was in fact, black (remember, black is nothing more than a legal classification), is because she was an active member of the black community.
Case closed. (Twice)
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If lawful race classification is based on cultural identification (and it is), then why is the notoriously deceptive mainstream media (Ya know, TV and Cable News) throwing out the fact that this child was likely shot as a result of his skin tone and cultural identification and appearance being his fault, thus, motivating his murder by George Zimmerman who, based on his obvious animus for this young man, was, culturally, a white confederate centuries removed from the days of legal lynching.
Oh that’s right, the shooter wasn’t scientifically white, but based on my superior (craft-fully hypothesized) assumption, he’s certainly culturally white.
If the saying, “what’s good for the goose is good for the gander” is to be respected, then why can’t we legally classify George Zimmerman as white right quick (as if you have to be genetically white to commit a hate crime), and prosecute his ass under the hate crimes act. Otherwise, why do we even have unnecessary hate crimes laws if we aren’t going to use them for obvious hate crimes?
(Hate crime laws are silly and unnecessary because a hate crime is already the commission of an illegal act, the Godlike State of Government has decided to prosecute criminal emotion, and thought in conjunction with the actual crime.)
Now that I have framed the narrative to make it easier to understand the concept of my original question relating to the great pains being made to move this discussion away from a hate crimes debate, which it should be, do you now understand why I think its important that government controlled media keep this from being a hate crime?
Because Zimmerman isn’t white, although a Jewish name, he is claiming to be Hispanic, but culturally, white. Just as white as Mary Christine Walker is black, culturally.
The sad part about all this, Trayvon Martin’s father lives in the same neighborhood as Mr Zimmerman. That’s why he was there Mr Zimmerman, his father is your neighbor.
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