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  • You know, we take this moment in American history from 150 years ago, a 203 100 years ago where you've got you know, this this dark moment you've got this time where you know people are feeling guilty.

  • People are feeling angry about this, and now it's it's It's this great weapon that you can use it against both sides.

  • You can try to make these people feel guilty and make these people feel angry.

  • And I'm over here in London.

  • Larry.

  • In In the last couple months, I'm asking myself questions.

  • I haven't asked myself my whole life.

  • My mom raised me where you know we were not.

  • There was no racism in our household.

  • What?

  • When I first went to M.

  • I.

  • T.

  • At 18 I end, I first learned what a Jew was because one of my fraternity brother says, I'm a Jew and I was like, What's that?

  • And what's at that to do with anything?

  • And I went, my mom actually went to a magnet school in San Diego, so when I ever since fourth grade to eighth grade, I was actually ah, bust down into southeast San Diego, 90% of school was black and Hispanic, and that was my reality, and it was normal to what I went up.

  • And yet in the last four months, I am even asking myself in my racist, and it made me angry that somebody forced me to ask that question.

  • But this got so weaponized that even people that felt secure that felt normal start to ask themselves that question and I don't know, maybe get angry and behave even differently on the back of it.

  • I don't know.

  • That's been my experience.

  • Is this something that you hear a lot or not?

  • Well, Brian, after we achieve the vaccination for white racism, I want to get one for white Guilt.

  • My friend Jason Riley has written a book called Please Stop Helping Us.

  • He is an editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal.

  • Happened to be black?

  • He's talking about all the programs that have been pushed by guilty white people who want to make a manned for slavery.

  • For Jim Crow, I get that white people are really, really, really guilty about slavery and about Jim Crow.

  • I also know that no white person on the face of the Earth.

  • No American white person on the face of the earth today was a slave owner, and no black person on the face of the earth today was a slave.

  • And that is why reparations air so idiotic.

  • It is the extraction of money from people who are never slave owners to be given to people who were never slaves.

  • Three idea that that guilty white people are pushing policies like like race based preferences.

  • Affirmative action.

  • That was certainly something that sounds wonderful on paper.

  • And what happens in the real world is that when college admissions lower standards so they can achieve some sort of campus diversity, you've increased the likelihood that the student who benefited from race based preferences is going to drop out.

  • And that's what we're seeing.

  • We're seeing a great deal of people so called beneficiaries of race based preferences dropping out.

  • They end up having a whole lot of debt.

  • They don't go to a school that matches their ability because it just pissed off, and it makes things worse on, uh, programs like minimum wages again on paper seem wonderful.

  • But the studies overwhelmingly show that minimum wage hikes destroy jobs for unskilled persons, a disproportionate number of Fillmore black and brown people.

  • So you're doing damaged two people by forcing employers to pay more than otherwise would.

  • And therefore employers cut hours, differ hiring decisions or don't make them at all.

  • Right?

  • So the message is toe white.

  • People save your fragility and save your guilt and stop doing things that in the long run aren't gonna help us not gonna help you, maybe divide us more and separate us more and just create more problems in the future.

  • It's let's move forward.

  • And let's make sure that we abide by the rules and laws and keep everything fair.

  • Is that condescending?

  • George W.

  • Bush had a wonderful expression forward called the soft bigotry of Low Expectations.

  • Look, reason, way had we hired the Dream Team Teoh compete against the world is because the gap between American basketball and foreign basketball started to narrow.

  • It wasn't because lower the hook for the foreign players.

  • They raised their A game.

  • They got better.

  • We need as blacks to raise our game.

  • We need to get better colleges, only the lower standards we need to raise our standards.

  • You need to have a better experience K through 12 so that when kids graduate, they can literally read, write and compute at grade level.

  • And the reason I'm still adamant about this.

  • I went to Crenshaw High School, Crenshaw High School for people that saw the movie Boyz in the Hood.

  • That was the Central high school in the in depth in that movie.

  • Right now, only 3% of kids could do math at grade level in my high school.

  • And it is a crypt school, meaning that run by the Crips gang.

  • Because I know that because Ice T, the rapper later on, went there and chose me.

  • He went to that school because he wanted to go to high school.

  • That was a crypt high school.

  • Now, when I was in high school, I was I was a world leader.

  • This I thought I waas.

  • I made a a lot, barely breaking a sweat, and we were.

  • We were involved in a program called a Pet for stood for Area program Enrichment exchange, And if your high school belong to a consortium of high schools and the other high schools had classes, George didn't you could be busted that other high school for a semester and take classes Your high school doesn't have.

  • So for one semester I was bussed to a high school called Fairfax High School, which at the time was 100% jewels.

  • I know that because Yom Kippur was celebrated and the Jewish kids could come or not, calm Onley.

  • Two kids showed up myself and one of the kids.

  • Outside of that.

  • Every other kid at the school was Jewish.

  • Now I struggled like I've never struggled before the first half of the semester because these kids were just so much better than I waas.

  • They were fluent Spanish speakers.

  • I spoke in a halting way.

  • I didn't think you could master fluency in a classroom.

  • These kids were fluent because expectations were higher, and these kids have had higher expectations ever since they were in kindergarten.

  • I have low expectations.

  • As a result, My achievement we're not is high, but I thought they were, and that's when I realized that I was getting a sub standard education.

  • But parents did not realize the kids were getting a sub standard education, and that's when I realized we need to do something, and I became a proponent of what later on became choice in public education.

You know, we take this moment in American history from 150 years ago, a 203 100 years ago where you've got you know, this this dark moment you've got this time where you know people are feeling guilty.

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AM I RACIST? Larry Elder Talks About How Modern Day America Has Weaponized The Race Of Its Citizens

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/08/24
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