"Me and White friends would sometimes would watch things that would make us think that “blacks were the real racists” and other elementary thoughts like this, but there was no real understanding behind it.
The event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case.
I kept hearing and seeing his name, and eventually I decided to look him up. I read the Wikipedia article and right away I was unable to understand what the big deal was. It was obvious that Zimmerman was in the right.
I haven't read the entire manifesto. And I probably won't.
But this section right here doesn't reveal beliefs very different from those uttered by many a white conservative within range of my hearing. And I know they've said worse when I wasn't anywhere near.
So much for the mentally-ill theory.
Read More: http://thegrio.com/2015/06/20/dylann-roofs-racist-manifesto-allegedly-uncovered-the-event-that-truly-awakened-me-was-the-trayvon-martin-case/
1) Dylann Foot
2) KKK Members
3) Black Lives Matter Supporters
4) A Host of Civil Rights Groups
5) And A Host of White Supremacy Groups
ALL AGREE ON ONE THING:
|Everybody knows what this flag means except white "I''m not a racist" conservatives. How does that work?|
AND THAT IS WHAT THIS FLAG MEANS
How is it that so many of Foot's family, Foot's white friends, the white people raising Foot's white friends, and most of those working at Faux News will likely claim that they do not.
But the wind has changed!
Conservative presidential hopefuls are supposedly calling for the the confederate flag to be removed from South Carolina's statehouse.