The Racist Times
The New York Times features an op-ed titled, “Can My Children Be Friends With White People?”
“Can My Children Be Friends With White People?” That was the title of a weekend op-ed at The New York Times. The author, Ekow N. Yankah, is a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. And he answers the provocative title question in exactly the way you’d expect: With a “no.” He writes, “I will teach my boys to have profound doubts that friendship with white people is possible. … For many weary minorities, the ridiculous thing was thinking friendship was possible in the first place.”
Moreover, Yankah continued by — what else — slamming Donald Trump: “Of course, the rise of this president has broken bonds on all sides. But for people of color the stakes are different. Imagining we can now be friends across this political line is asking us to ignore our safety and that of our children. … His election and the year that has followed have fixed the awful thought in my mind too familiar to black Americans: ‘You can’t trust these people.’”
As Gary Bauer properly noted, “The Times would never and should never publish a column by a white professor asking if his children could be friends with black people.”
That’s because what Yankah is writing is pure racism. Not only is he ignorant of Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream of a world that judges by character and not color, he turns that dream into a nightmare — deliberately. He argues, “The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s famous dream of black and white children holding hands was a dream precisely because he realized that in Alabama, conditions of dominance made real friendship between white and black people impossible.”
What now makes those friendships impossible is the continued grievance-mongering of race-baiters like Yankah and leftist rags like The New York Times.
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