Read the full story: What if the Tea Party was Black
When you come back from reading the piece, lets discuss the big picture. This country started with two different type of European men sitting at the constitutional table. As you know there were no Native Americans, African Americans or poor European Americans for that matter at the table.
There were Cultural Humanists on one side, they won on paper, i.e. the deceleration of independents and the Constitution. However, The Cultural anti-humanist won on the ground, where they made it "legal" to enslave other human beings, in order to steal their labor to make profit. For the anti-humanist money trumps morals.
You remember the United States words known around the world, We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
-American Declaration of Independents
America is a multi-ethnic nation and what holds us to it, is the promise of its documents. However, there has been a continuing battle over the interpretation of these documents and what The United States is to be. Some times the Battle is hot like in World War Zero and the civil war, some times warm like the Civil Rights Battle. In fact, many would say there is a continuing ethnic cold war just below the surface.
Now The Tea Party is heating up the battle again. This is a time to play close attention because Cultural Illiteracy could be hazardous to your health.
Cultural Humanist and Cultural anti-humanist Definition
Cultural humanist (A.K.A. humist): is in favor of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness of all.
Cultural Anti-humanist (A.K.A. anti-humist): is in favor of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness of some.
Let's Go to the Video Tape: Tim Wise for European American Cultural Humanists
Now lets become Culturally Literate about the other side.
Let's Go to the Video Tape: David Duke for European American Cultural anti-Humanists
In case you still don't get it, this is what I said in a protracted discussion on MSNBC/Newsvine #2.18
If this was Louis Farrakhan (in place of Plain) who started/leading a "Tea Party" movement, and thousands of Blacks showed up carrying signs about Black enslavement, spiting on people and carry guns in the open. baggers would be calling on Bush/Chaney Blackwater gunships to attack forth with.
If your going to imagine, Let's get real. We didn't have to imagine what the police did to just one Black man, Skip Gates, and he was in his own home and had broken no law. A Black Palin like mob, treated just like the White Palin mob, give me a break.
Well if nothing else, I hope your Cultural Literacy regarding European Cultural humanists and anti-humanist was edified by this article.