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Kimani Paul-Emile is a light-skinned black woman who teaches law at Fordham Law School. Since graduating from Brown University in 1993 and getting a law degree from Georgetown, she has been showered with countless honors and fellowships, and in 2016, she co-founded the Center for Race, Law, and Justice at Fordham. “Just suing isn’t going to get you there,” she explained at the time, noting that “it requires a broader approach” to correct “the racial disparities and inequality that threaten our democracy and system of justice.”

Prof. Paul-Emile has been as good as her word. She has come up with a novel approach to correcting “racial disparities” that exemplifies the inexhaustible inventiveness of the leftist imagination. In a paper called “Blackness as Disability?” she proposes a radical expansion of the grounds on which minorities—but especially blacks—should get special treatment.

When the paper was first announced, only its abstract was available, and Breitbart and The College Fix mocked it as yet another example of fanciful academic lunacy. The full, 73-page paper is now available, and it is stuffed with legal citations and footnotes. This woman is serious: She is proposing a new way of treating race that would give blacks—and perhaps other non-whites—massive benefits. In a country that has managed to turn anti-discrimination laws such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into justifications for discriminating against whites, it is entirely possible that a “progressive” administration would try to implement her proposal.

The very first lines of the article set out Prof. Paul-Emile’s perspective:

Is being black in the United States today a disability? This may seem a startling question, but it accurately reflects what black, as a racial designation, is and was designed to be: disabling. Racial categories were created explicitly to serve as a caste system to privilege some and disadvantage others. Within this system, racial minority status was devised to limit opportunity, participation, and achievement, and it continues to do so in many areas of social and economic life.

Prof. Paul-Emile concedes that blacks now have equal legal rights and that deliberate discrimination is rare and widely denounced, but insists that legal equality isn’t enough. It “failed to combat the predominant forms of discrimination that harm minority populations: unconscious bias, stereotyping, and structural inequality,” all of which work their harm “in the absence of intentional discrimination.” [emphasis added] White people may no longer want to keep black people down, but the racial “caste system” they built is so powerful it continues to oppress black people anyway.

This is now the standard leftist view. Outright “oppression” of blacks is impossible to find. There are no laws that directly disadvantage them. Even neutral laws that are said to have a disproportionate impact on them such as voter ID requirements or felon disfranchisement are struck down by judges. Despite endless talk of “institutional racism,” who can name a single institution with a structure that is inherently biased against blacks? In America today, oppression requires no oppressors and no mechanisms of oppression. It is proven—conclusively—from the mere fact of racial inequality.

This explains why Prof. Paul-Emile thinks the traditional legal approach to fighting discrimination does not work. It has two fatal limitations. First, it “focuses on malicious intent.” It is almost impossible to prove malicious intent because nearly all the oppression from which blacks suffer is unconscious; actual racists are vanishingly rare. The second limitation of anti-discrimination law is that it “promotes the impractical norm of colorblindness.” The US Supreme Court has taken the unreasonable position that if racial discrimination in favor whites was bad, racial discrimination in favor of blacks is bad, too. It has ruled that the obvious solutions to the problem of black oppression—special treatment for blacks—is legal only in very limited ways that pass “strict judicial scrutiny.” That is, they have to achieve a “compelling governmental interest” and they have to be “narrowly tailored” to further that goal. Outright race preferences rarely meet such a high standard.

Colorblindness may sound fair, but colorblindness is precisely the problem. Prof. Paul-Emile argues that the very idea of race is a false one that was concocted to hold black people down. Until we recognize this, colorblind solutions will fail: “By failing to acknowledge that racial classifications were designed to function as a caste system, the intent doctrine and colorblindness flatten racial difference, giving all distinctions a false equivalence.” By “false equivalence” she means that the Supreme Court fails to understand the moral difference between evil discrimination against blacks and necessary and legitimate discrimination in favor of blacks. As she notes, courts have even been so unreasonable as to disallow remedies that favor of blacks because they hurt whites.

Brutal racial inequalities therefore persist. What to do?

For Prof. Paul-Emile, the solution is “hiding in plain sight:” apply disability law instead of anti-discrimination law. Prof. Paul-Emile recognizes that this was not Congress’s intent. She suspects Congress passed protections for people with disabilities only because “progress in achieving equality and opportunity for marginalized populations has been limited to moments when the interests of white elites ‘converge’ with those of disadvantaged communities.” Self-centered white men passed laws to protect the disabled because they recognized “that any able-bodied person, themselves included, could at any time become physically or mentally disabled due to chance, age, illness, or accident. But these same legislators were likely quite certain that they would not become black if they were not so already,” so they refused to provide the same remedies for blackness.

However, Congress gave the President broad powers to interpret disability laws and “under a progressive executive branch, DOJ could construe the law to cover black people.” In other words, you could wake up one morning under a Kamela Harris administration and find that someone like Eric Holder had smuggled in broad preferences for blacks through the legal back door by designating blackness as a “disability.”

Laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibit job discrimination against otherwise qualified people with disabilities that “substantially limit” their ability to perform “one or more of the major life activities.” An employer has to make “reasonable accommodation” so that the disabled person can do the job. Classic examples are putting in ramps and special toilet stalls for people in wheelchairs, or replacing warning buzzers with warning lights so that deaf people get the message.

Treating blackness as a disability would be huge boost for blacks. As Prof. Paul-Emile points out, with disability law, you almost never have to prove malicious intent, only that “even neutral actions, policies, and programs . . . institutions, and norms can ‘substantially limit’ a person’s ability to perform ‘one or more of the major life activities.’ ” Curbstones may seem neutral, but if they don’t have cuts in them, it’s hard for people in wheelchairs to cross the street. Disabled people don’t have to prove malice, only that uncut curbs limit a major life activity.

Credit Image: © Erik Mcgregor/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire
Credit Image: © Erik Mcgregor/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire

What’s more, disability law is very clear about something else: People without disabilities are forbidden to bring suit claiming that special treatment for the disabled discriminates against them. People who are legally blind get special tax deductions. People in wheelchairs get the best parking. If you can see and walk, and think this kind of special treatment discriminates against you, too bad. Likewise, if blackness were a disability that brought special treatment, white people would be barred from bringing suit on the basis of “reverse discrimination.”

Prof. Paul-Emile notes that “the principle that equality sometimes necessitates treating people differently has generated much rancor in the context of affirmative action.” She entirely accepts the principle of treating people—especially blacks—differently in order to treat them equally, and moving remedies to the realm of disability law would make them legally unassailable.

A recognized disability is a condition. If you have it, you benefit, and no one else can do anything about it. That is the status Prof. Paul-Emile wants for blacks.

We think of a disability as a physical or medical condition. Some examples recognized by law are missing limbs, autism, cancer, cerebral palsy, diabetes, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder, and schizophrenia. Prof. Paul-Emile explains how blackness fits in:

Disability law recognizes that many conditions understood as disabling do not necessarily arise from a medical condition, but are instead traits that create disadvantage when combined with an inhospitable social or physical environment. . . .

Blackness becomes disabling once situated within particular social contexts. . . .

[S]ome conditions that we consider disabling are not inherent impairments, but are instead just traits that, when coupled with an unwelcoming social setting, can create disadvantage. Disability laws are not concerned about whether this process occurred intentionally or consciously, only that it disables certain individuals . . . .

In Prof. Paul-Emile’s view, being black is not, of course, a defect; it becomes a disability only in a “white supremacist” environment. And she has no trouble proving to her own satisfaction that blackness limits the ability of black people to perform “one or more of the major life activities,” as the law requires for a condition to be a disability. She cites the usual statistics on incarceration, poverty, and drug arrests, as well as studies purporting to show that racism gives black people low birth weight and chronic pain, makes them fat, shortens their lives, and gives them high infant mortality rates. This is all due to the relentless racism that relegates blacks to bad schools, polluted neighborhoods, poverty, jail, etc. Every difference in achievement between blacks and whites is due to the racism, white supremacy, and oppression that went into creating the “racial caste system” designed to hold blacks down.

The concept of disability law puts all this in clear focus: “In the same way that society was developed by and for the non-disabled, so too has it been structured in a way that privileges Whites, who have a competitive advantage in an unequal playing field on which Blacks struggle to compete.” Disability law points the way to a solution: “[I]t provides a mechanism for identifying the ways in which social institutions, policies, and norms have been shaped—consciously or unconsciously—in a way that benefits one racial group at the expense of another.”

How would applying the concept of disability work in practice? Here Prof. Paul-Emile shows astonishing lack of imagination. She wants black schools to be brought up to the standard of white schools, and black students to be put into gifted programs as often as they actually deserve. She also wants police racial profiling—already illegal—stopped. This would mean an end to “stop and frisk.” For someone who claims that “the blackness-as-disability framework holds tremendous promise for rethinking racial inequality across many sectors of society,” this is uninspiring.

Credit Image: © John M. Mantel/ZUMA Press
Credit Image: © John M. Mantel/ZUMA Press

I can do better. To begin with, we should bring back race norming. It was used with brilliant effect on a standardized test called the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB). This was a reliable test that had been used since 1947 to evaluate candidates for a broad variety of jobs. Like all valid tests, whites got better scores than blacks, which was embarrassing. So in 1981, the US Department of Labor solved the problem.

If a black, a Hispanic, a white, and an Asian each got the same GATB raw score of 300, their reported scores went through a process called “ethnic adjustment.” The black would be ranked in the 87th percentile, the Hispanic in the 74th, and the white and Asian together at the bottom in the 47th percentile. The test could then be used to give the job to the black. He was, after all, in the 87th percentile for blacks, and was therefore a much better candidate—after race norming—than the white who got the same score but was only in the 47th percentile for whites.For a white to be considered the better candidate, he would have to be in at least the 87th percentile for whites and get a much higher raw score than the black .

By 1986, about 40 state governments and hundreds of private companies were race norming the GATB, but they kept it a secret from the estimated 16 million people who took the test. Companies that hired through state employment agencies often got race-normed candidate profiles without knowing it.

Congress got wind of what was going on and banned race norming in 1991, but it is an obvious solution to black disability. All tests, whether for drivers licenses, the bar, AP classes, hair dressers’ licenses, or the SAT should be race normed. After all, race differences in scores are the result of white supremacist oppression and do not reflect actual differences in ability; nor are they the result of malicious intent by people giving the test. Race norming would be a dramatic but obvious remedy to the persistent, unintended structural inequality Prof. Paul-Emile wants to correct.

There are other quantitative remedies. It is well known that blacks have an average IQ of 85 compared to a white average of 100, but this difference is a measure of structural inequality, not ability. This false indicator of intelligence ranks the average black at the 16th percentile of white ability. For virtually every job in every profession, black workers—especially those hired according to race-normed criteria—should get full marks for performing at the 16th percentile of job performance for whites. This would be “reasonable accommodation” to the disability from which blacks suffer.

Other measures could be taken that whites could not oppose in the name of “reverse discrimination.” Structural bias in the criminal justice system could be reduced if black defendants always had black, court-appointed counsel, were tried only before black judges, and had juries that were at least 50 percent black. Perhaps all municipal police chiefs could be black. Media could be cured of unconscious bias if at least 13 percent of writers, editors, and producers were black. All companies over a market capitalization of, say, \$100 million could be required to have a certain number of black board members. All non-profit corporations could be required to show how their tax-exempt status benefits blacks.

There could be financial remedies. Prof. Paul-Emile writes that American society has “been structured in a way that privileges Whites, who have a competitive advantage in an unequal playing field on which Blacks struggle to compete.” What more straightforward way to level the playing field than to impose sales taxes or property taxes, for example, only on whites, or to require whites to pay a supplemental “privilege tax” over and above their income tax liability?

Surely Prof. Paul-Emile and her colleagues can think of more remedies, and surely Supreme Court Justices such as Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan would find them all constitutional.

Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. (Credit Image: © Prensa Internacional via ZUMA Wire)
Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. (Credit Image: © Prensa Internacional via ZUMA Wire)

As I see it, the only disadvantage in applying disability law to the problem of blackness is the word “disability.” Eventually the word might lose its aroma of inferiority, but for now, this field of law should be renamed “compensatory law.” This removes stigma and restores the aura of justice that best suits the law.

Of course, this is all nonsense, but it flows logically and even inevitably from the great factual void at the heart of Prof. Paul-Emile’s view of the world: the assumption that blacks and whites are precisely equal and that whites must heal themselves and their society in order to eliminate all race differences in achievement. If whites let themselves fall into permanent minority status, this view—already dominant—will be used to justify ever more draconian transfers of wealth from whites to blacks.

Earlier, I expressed surprise that Prof. Paul-Emile’s proposals for actually applying disability law were so modest. Maybe she just doesn’t want to show her hand. All my proposals are entirely consistent with her reasoning. Like the immigration reform of 1965 that promised not to change the ethnic balance but that is reducing whites to a minority, and like anti-discrimination laws that legalized discrimination against whites, “black disability” would be sold as something it is not: as part of the arsenal of justice rather than as yet another way to dispossess whites.

(Republished from American Renaissance by permission of author or representative)
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  1. dearieme says:

    Wouldn’t it just be simpler to give California to the blacks, and the other 49 to everyone else?

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Druid
    , @Anthony Aaron
  2. Now I understand why Haiti is so dysfunctional. It’s not because all the citizens are negroes, it’s because they are all “disabled.”

    • LOL: n230099
    • Replies: @Wally
    , @hunor
    , @Hypnotoad666
  3. Truth says:

    Well now, J.T., if I remember correctly you did your own bit to even the playing field a bit 10 or so years ago when you strutted through the lobby of a luxury hotel shirtless.

    My understanding is that those black maids that saw you glistening with delicious caucasoid sweat went back to worshiping a white Jesus the ensuing Sunday!

  4. El Dato says:

    By 1986, about 40 state governments and hundreds of private companies were race norming the GATB, but they kept it a secret from the estimated 16 million people who took the test. Companies that hired through state employment agencies often got race-normed candidate profiles without knowing it.

    This puts the current discussions about potentially “secretly racist” algorithms into a nice context.

    Statistical analysis: Racist, hurtful to people with disabilities.

  5. Renoman says:

    Black people are the most racist group in America the vast majority hate white folks. The White folks don’t hate the blacks they just don’t care about them. White people hate useless lazy people who won’t work for a living so they hate a lot of white folks too. You can’t legislate respect, if the blacks genuinely want change they will have to smarten up and earn the respect of the whites. For that they will have to get busy which doesn’t seem to be happening. Leading the horse to water has so far not made him drink.

    • Agree: Druid, joef
    • Replies: @MBlanc46
    , @Client 9
  6. You’re a clever and funny guy Jared. Too smart by half as you really mean “black” amounts to a disability of inferiority. But I’ll go with the view there is no timeless objective thing as the recent social construct called race, invented to justify inherited forever slavery, a modern novelty. And that statistics tell me nothing useful beforehand about any particular person I actually meet. I’ll stick with being colorblind and let merits fall where they may.

  7. El Dato says:
    @Fran Macadam

    And that statistics tell me nothing useful beforehand about any particular person I actually meet.

    Willfully ignoring statistics is what gives you AIDS and other things.

    Statistics: It gives you actionable default information if you have none more precise as yet. Use it.

    • Replies: @Truth
  8. Truth says:
    @El Dato

    Willfully ignoring statistics is what gives you AIDS and other things.

    Man, these viruses get stronger every year. It used to be just having unprotected sex and sharing hypodermic needles.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  9. @Truth

    There’s a particular strain of AIDS that is preventable: Hearing AIDS. You get it from listening to assholes. 😉

  10. Ms Paul-Emile may be on to something here. I think that Maxine Waters proves her theory, at least in a way:

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @MarkinLA
  11. iffen says:

    I think she has you by the nuts, Mr. Taylor.

  12. I’d love to see Prof Paul-Emile apply for a concealed-carry license in the Bronx.


    1) She’d be turned down.
    2) She’d defend the decision, saying it wasn’t racist.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @Anon
  13. MBlanc46 says:

    Smartening up is not as easy as it might sound.

  14. j says: • Website

    The idea is clear but it is not practicable. Being classified as disabled is insulting and absurd for healthy individuals, say a Black athlete. They don’t see themselves as disabled and will not accept the stigma, neither will the mass of non Black people. Differential taxation is already being practiced by ‘Progressive” taxation where the “rich” are taxed at higher rates. In the current system, Black pay almost no taxes. In Europe there are “negative taxes” by which local Blacks get paid extra for any work they do. Differential pricing is also in place: elderly people pay less for certain subsidized services, Black neighborhood and cities (like Flint) pay less for municipal services. All these inequalities are accepted by the mass of the de-facto discriminated people because they are more or less hidden and localized, and it mentally accounted as charity. Or compensation for slavery eight generations ago. Ms Paul-Emile’s open system would be divisive and exacerbate the hostility against Blacks to an intolerable level. Charity should be hidden and without shaming the beggar.

    • Replies: @Bill jones
  15. Antonius says:

    They should catalog their achievements (a postage stamp should suffice) and be done with it (wakanda does not count; it’s not real)

  16. Dan Hayes says:

    Hear Ye, Hear Ye UR Members:

    Years ago Fordham Law School had such notables as Ernest van den Haag on its faculty. Now it is blessed with the likes of Kimani Paul-Emile and Zephyr Teachout.

    Is this the normal arc of academic regression perhaps made even worse by Fordham being a Jesuit institution?

    Perhaps those interested in the law (particularly Fordham JDs) would like to comment on this manifestation of the zeitgeist.


  17. Wally says:

    No question about it, in virtually every instance where blacks are in great numbers, control the governments of cities, counties, regions, states, countries, & continents we see massive disabilities which result in:

    massive murder rates
    massive crime in general
    degraded property
    massive disease, especially STDs
    massive drug abuse
    general filth, squalor
    massive, unable to support their own children, birthrates
    massive youth pregnancies rates
    massive school dropout rates
    incredibly low IQs & test scores
    violence as a way of life
    fathers nowhere to be found

    • Agree: joef
    • Replies: @Da Wei
  18. Wally says:
    @Twodees Partain

    Maxine proves the fact that you can take the girl out of the ghetto, but you can’t take the ghetto out of the girl.

  19. Kingfelix says:

    I don’t see the problem. Unz’s resident racist columnists routinely write that blacks are of limited intelligence, so why get upset when a black legal mind unwittingly recognizes this fact and comes up with a gimmick?

    • Replies: @GW
    , @MarkinLA
  20. Wally says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    I’d like to see her hold a job outside of “white supremacist” ‘academia’.

  21. Negro dysfunction is obvious and speaks for itself by any objective metric or record.

    I notice that Taylor has always assiduously driven the racial dialogue to concentrate on Black-White disparity and conflict but never utters a syllable about the Jews who are architecting White extermination on every continent.

    I have never known (or known of) a “Jared” who wasn’t a Jew.

    Gatekeeper much?

  22. hunor says:

    it is correct they are disabled , it is not they fault. they do not know any better.
    in our theatre of humanity there is two kind of people, one who has a desire to become, the Europeans and Asians . because of they desire to become the are evolving , accumulating experience
    and resulting reasoning capacity / IQ / the others are the people of amazon , the Papuans, aboriginal, and Africans are non becoming peoples. this is not a put down or a judgment just an observation , or situational awareness. the non becoming people also does have desire , but they
    want to grab it on the easy way , not realizing easy is a deadly trap there is no way out of it. easy does
    not offer trained reasoning , and can not have independent future. the easy way “professor” who demand more , and more and ever more shakedowns not understanding if there is nothing more to shakedown, we are a planet of Haitian hood culture.

  23. Censorship is strong here, I see.

    • Replies: @Che Guava
  24. Twinkie says:

    If a black, a Hispanic, a white, and an Asian each got the same GATB raw score of 300, their reported scores went through a process called “ethnic adjustment.” The black would be ranked in the 87th percentile, the Hispanic in the 74th, and the white and Asian together at the bottom in the 47th percentile.

    No, no, no. This is all wrong! I, too, want to suffer from this “institutionalized white supremacy” you speak of, and benefit from “race norming” instead of suffering in the same pool of scores as theses vile racists!

    What’s that you say? Race-norming among Asians means I will have to score HIGHER than even whites to be in the same percentile? Er… never mind.

    • Replies: @Truth
  25. @Fran Macadam

    “I’ll stick with being colorblind and let merits fall where they may.”

    I’m with you friend. It’s only bigots like Taylor that don’t accept people as individuals. Everyone else; blacks, hispanics, Asians, Moslems and particularly Jews, sees everyone as an individual with just as much worth as they have and never favour their own group over others.

  26. n230099 says:

    “…race norming…”

    LOL!!! My new favorite term…

    ‘Wait…has this menu been ‘race normed’? ‘Are these GPS devices ‘race normed’?

    Or (waiting for the headline) “Google to ‘race norm’ all search results.

  27. Its a real shame there aren’t any countries where only black people live that could act as a control group for testing the impact of the evils of institutional racism. Oh well.

  28. Biff says:

    Who’s zooming who?

    If you follow the money, 95 cents out of the dollar that is collected in the form of taxes to doll out to the “disabled” is absorbed by the government – like war, it’s just another jobs program.
    Ad it to the long list of rackets, in light of the fact that people will always be better off fending for themselves.

    • Replies: @Chris Mallory
  29. Anonymous [AKA "Luscious Lou"] says:

    Blacks have been socially engineered to hate Whites by Jews. There have been books written about Jewish use of racial agitprop in their genocidal campaign against Whites.

    A recent Hollywood movie showed a 10 year old Negro slave girl being bull whipped for eating a cookie. (Like THAT really happened.) This is Jewish stochastic terror against Whites, for there are surely to be untold White murders as young Blacks internalize this malign, weaponized meme.

  30. Let’s face it, Paul-Emile is right for the wrong reasons. Cognitively speaking, most blacks are de-facto, disabled.

    Let’s all just up their monthly stipend, significantly. I’m thinking \$5000-10000 per month. In the long run, it’ll be cheaper for everyone else, if they’re not in the labor pool dragging down performance.

    Oh yeah, this will be in exchange for complete disenfranchisement. Let them vote on it. It will pass.

  31. George says:

    Those were different times and the abuse suggested was probably rare because it was bad policy. But the Butler plantation really did exist.

    Same-Sex Desire and the American Slave Narrative

  32. SMK says: • Website

    The average black IQ of 85 that is often cited by Jared Taylor and others to show that Negroes as a group are far less intelligent than whites and “Asians” is spurious in that millions of “blacks” in the United States are actually mulattoes, quadroons, and even octoroons. If they were excluded from the statistics the average IQ of pure Negroes would probably be 77-78, roughly halfway between that of U.S. “blacks” (millions of whom are partly, half, or mostly white) and sub-Saharan Africans. Though largely genetic in causation, IQ is affected to some degree by environment (nutrition, education, etc.), which explains why pure Negroes in the U.S. are more intelligent on average than sub-Saharan Africans, Somalis, Haitians.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  33. JosephD says:

    I feel the sudden need to reread Harrison Bergeron…

    • Replies: @Sollipsist
  34. MarkinLA says:
    @Twodees Partain

    Could you imagine some organization for a joke organizing a round table discussion on topics not related to hating whitey with black members of Congress and letting them fools of themselves like they usually do. It would have to appear to be a serious discussion with all the topics chosen beforehand like “Our policy in Korea, what should we do?”

    Imagine the You-tubes.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  35. GW says:

    Well, perhaps justice and fairness matter to whites?

    Of course this gimmick is itself fairly limited—we don’t let the mentally retarded vote after all.

  36. MarkinLA says:

    It might be OK if she admitted the disability she speaks of was deficiencies in black people. She is still blaming the disability on society and not on black people themselves.

  37. @SMK

    What proportion of America’s ‘pure blacks’ are more recent immigrants or their second/third generation descendants? These will tend to be Africans with above-average African intelligence.

  38. @Leisure Larry

    It’s not correct to say that Taylor has never addressed the issue of Jewish influence, etc.. His position is pretty clear:

    “I tend to believe that European Jews are part of our movement,” Taylor said. “I think it is unquestionable there has been an overrepresentation by Jews [among] individuals that have tried to undermine white legitimacy.”

    But, he said, the same is true of Episcopalians.

    “Does that mean all Jews are enemies of the white race? I reject that,” Taylor said.

  39. Truth says:
    @Leisure Larry

    Lol, yeah, I’d say “much.”

  40. @Fran Macadam

    I’ll stick with being colorblind and let merits fall where they may.

    Your “colorblindness” is another person’s “structural racism.” Good luck.

  41. Truth says:

    Yeah, but your kids will only have to score half-higher than you will!

    America, what a country.

  42. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    It’s virtually impossible for anyone to get a concealed carry license in New York City. You either have to be running a high-volume cash business (bodegas don’t count, since you can get bulletproof glass in your store) or show consistent evidence of credible death threats.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  43. Che Guava says:
    @Bill jones

    Really? I experience none, Mr. Unz seems to run the site, and selects the mods on the basis of allowing free speech.

    Since you are making that claim, cite the examples. I am knowing that you can’t.

    What is wrecking or degrading comments on this site is a litlle invasion of SJWs.such as you.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  44. Alden says:

    We’re down to only 7.5 blacks thanks be to God. It’s amazing how life in the cities has improved since the Asians and Hispanics have dispersed them.

    The Hispanic police are even allowed to arrest them without fear of a Ferguson style uprising.

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  45. It’s virtually impossible for anyone to get a concealed carry license in New York City. You either have to be running a high-volume cash business (bodegas don’t count, since you can get bulletproof glass in your store) or show consistent evidence of credible death threats.

    Which of those applies to Donald Trump?

    My mom’s cousin was from Queens, and ran convenience stores in Texas in the 1980s. He might have received such a license back home, by going through the hoops, but not it Texas, where concealed weapons were absolutely banned by a 19th-century law. (It was considered unmanly.)

    So he carried openly. He had to.

  46. recently I was massively challenged for arguing that races exist and after I brought forward several citations confirming my views I was called names.
    But, assuming that races do NOT exist, how will you determine that someone is entitled to these disability benefits?
    And what about a child with mixed black and white parents? Would the “One Drop Rule” rise from the grave?
    What about a new Rachel Dolezal?

  47. Alden says:
    @Leisure Larry

    Every White advocate has his or her niche. Taylor focuses on black crime which the media hides. He’s good for awakening Whites to racial reality.

    His wife is a Jew who used to work for the ADL. She has a PHD from Tulane in some kind of bogus studies Her thesis was about evil White supremacists.

    But Taylor was well into middle age when they met.

    Whatever, his website and the conferences are a good gateway to race reality.

  48. White people did treat black slaves extremely cruel.
    They had to saw cotton seeds, and than harvest cotton.
    Rest of the time around the year they had to loiter around for food, lodging, cloths and other necessities of life.
    No wonder that white people have to this day to pay for this cruelty.
    On the other hand whiteys are also have the great sin of not teaching them to look for a job.
    That is why they have to work for government.

    • Replies: @Truth
  49. Ron Unz says:

    It’s amazing how life in the cities has improved since the Asians and Hispanics have dispersed them.

    Ha, ha, ha…

  50. Truth says:

    LOL, hey, an ex-Commie has a better handle on American history than the whole lot’a yuhz!

  51. @JosephD

    Put your thick government-required reading glasses on first, or you may understand too much of it – which would be undemocratic and insensitive of you.

  52. @Fran Macadam

    ” I’ll stick with being colorblind and let merits fall where they may.”

    That’s fine when you’re interviewing someone for a job. Content of character and all that.

    Except that when you come to choose where to live and where your kids will go to school, you can’t meet everyone there before you take your decision, and you have to think about the averages. Were you colourblind about where you chose to live?

    As I’ve said before, those loudest in praise of diversity take good care to keep it at more than arms length.

    • Replies: @c matt
  53. @Anonymous

    I seem to recall that film about the guy who became the White House butler had a scene where his mum was raped in front of him. Didn’t happen, but to Hollywood it “illustrates a wider truth” (and paints whites in an even worse light).

  54. Racial categories were created explicitly to serve as a caste system to privilege some and disadvantage others.

    If that’s true, you can thank nature or God for it, not Americans.
    Equality is ideology. Natural selection is reality.

  55. @Johnny Smoggins

    Everyone else; blacks, hispanics, Asians, Moslems and particularly Jews, sees everyone as an individual with just as much worth

    *Looks at Israel’s ethno-nationalistic DNA based immigration policy*
    *Looks at Rhodes- sorry, Zimbabwe*
    *Looks at the Demographics in Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo*

    Yep. CLEARLY it’s only white people who don’t believe in the Orwellian ‘strength’ of diversity.

  56. @MarkinLA

    The youtubes of them doing their MLK imitations would be delicious indeed.

  57. This is what results from installing nitwits as : Perfessers.

    The US edumacation is dying a relentless death, and these dumbshits are raking down six figures in the process, makes me wanna puke.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army Vet, and pro jazz musician.

  58. Client 9 says:

    I don’t think you’ve been paying any attention. We are what we eat, the races have different attributes the product of millions of years of evolution. For some races like Blacks, no amount of wisdom or medicine can cure the unrelenting psychosis that resides deep within them. The objective is simple for them, to bring whites to their level of insanity and depravity through an unrelenting campaign of anti racist propaganda.

    If you’re not mad then you’re not paying any attention..

  59. @Biff

    in light of the fact that people will always be better off fending for themselves.

    Don’t know too many disabled people do you?

    • Replies: @Biff
  60. How is her approach any different than disparate impact lawsuits? Isnt this pretty much what they do already?

  61. Respect says:

    In a few years almost 100 % of americans will be declared ” disabled ” , blacks , browns , women , elderly , sick , dumb ,ugly , …… and the USA will die of ….. ” disability ”

    • Replies: @iffen
  62. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    We need to just declare Liberalism a mental illness. Give these sick people their medication — prozac, valium, marijuana, acid, opioid, alcohol, whatever else they need, just keep these crazies off the megaphones.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  63. iffen says:


    I’ve heard of an ugly stick, but an ugly check?

    I’m due some back pay. (Quite a bit)

  64. @Anonymous

    With all due respect Liberalism is not a mental illness.
    Mob liberalism is indication of chaos, which will lead to anarchy and anarchy will be followed by mob rule, morphed into revolution.

  65. Anonymous [AKA "dejaparti"] says:

    Which blacks are we talking about? The highest income category in the US is arguably black: indian americans. Will they benefit too?
    Or are we talking about the usual suspects?

  66. Mulegino1 says:

    Whether they know it or not, the idiots who compose the majority of the Congressional Black Caucus are the best example of blackness as a (mental) disability. A member of Congress who does not know the difference between Crimea and Korea, Mars and the Moon, or is under the impression that docking an aircraft carrier will cause an entire island to capsize has no business in getting anywhere near the Capitol in any governmental capacity.

    • Replies: @Bill jones
    , @Truth
  67. I especially liked the phrase white racists are vanishingly rare, especially after reading the racist comments in the comments section..

    • Replies: @unzatisfried
  68. @unzatisfried

    I meant ” actual racists are rare

  69. Biff says:
    @Chris Mallory

    Don’t know too many disabled people do you?

    While not knowing them personally, I do see them working various jobs here in Bangkok, where there is little public/government assistance for them, but families and communities are tight and they get help there. Lots of blind people work in the lottery Dept.

  70. If blacks in the US are so feed up with white people controlling things, why do put all their political hopes in the white liberal Jewish run Democrat party that wants to replace them with Hispanics? Why not start a black party, that puts black people first? Also, why don’t they start more of their own businesses so they don’t have to work for white employers?

    Almost all of these “black activists” are self-interested urban liberals who are only concerned with getting a comfortable white collar job. They couldn’t care less about the average working class black.

  71. KenH says:

    unconscious bias, stereotyping, and structural inequality,” all of which work their harm “in the absence of intentional discrimination.”

    She forgot microagressions.

    So basically she’s saying that blacks are still greatly suffering from the lingering after effects of America’s pre-1965 soft caste system. Of course, it’s no fault of their own and she refuses to acknowledge their significantly lower IQ as a cause, so the only way to combat this, since anti-discrimination laws have failed to appropriate enough white wealth and property, is to create a new racial caste system (favoring blacks) via an exceedingly broad interpretation of disability laws; so broad that it effectively rewrites the law from the oval office and/or within the halls of the DOJ.

    This likely would die in Congress which is why she’s pushing for codification of this black supremacist scheme using a unilateralist approach from above with perhaps an assist from activist federal judges. The race hustles never seem to end.

    And it’s all being dressed up in a cloak of morality and fairness to put whitey on the defensive.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  72. polskijoe says:

    Quote from Philip Mendes:

    In the USA, it has been estimated that roughly one-third to one-half of New Leftists were Jews

    Peter Myers :

    Jews were involved in particularly large numbers in the two main Trotskyist groups, the International Marxist Group and the International Socialists.

    During the 1950s and 1960s, Jews and African Americans were closely allied in the civil rights movement, and, indeed, Jews played a prominent role in the leadership of most, if not all, of the major civil rights organizations

    As noted earlier, Stanley Levinson, a Jewish attorney, was Dr. Martin Luther King’s chief advisor. Kivie Kaplan, a retired Jewish businessman from Boston, served as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and was, as well, one of Dr. King’s major fund-raisers and financial contributors. Marvin Rich, another Jewish attorney, was the chief fund-raiser and key speech writer for James Farmer, head

    [p. 146] … More than half the white lawyers who made their services available to civil rights demonstrators in the South were Jews

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  73. polskijoe says:

    Im quite sure blacks dont want a stamp
    on their heads saying they are disabled (aka they will not accept the label of disability, cause we’re all “equal”, and its racist. but hey Affirmative action is “fine”.

  74. @KenH

    ” The race hustles never seem to end”

    Precisely and they will not ever end until either they, the insane liberals, or we are defeated period.
    They are not going to let up and any illusions about “agreement”, “compromise”, “getting-along”, are nothing but stop-gap efforts which will not work and only lead to more strife and hopelessness.
    This is a war, a cultural war, and they started it, and they intend to follow through til they gain eternal power as in a one-party socialist tyranny.
    The amazing thing is that they are so goddamn stupid and deranged that they don’t realize that after they break the system, after they dismantle the hated capitalist enemy, there will be nothing left for them either, excepting a new version of Cuba or Venezuela.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airboren trained US Army vet , and pro jazz msuician.

    • Replies: @joef
  75. @j

    There are negative taxes in the US.. Refundable tax credits. Take your non-profit search engine for a walk. Who do you think is picking up this shit?

  76. @Mulegino1

    I’m an aficionado of Florida State House poc who was appalled to hear that Animal Husbandry was practised in the state. Not much you can do with this crap, is there?

  77. anarchyst says:

    We had a saying in the late 1950s and 1960s…”behind every negro there is a jew”. No truer words were spoken.
    I grew up during the first “civil-rights” era and have a decidedly different “take” on this whole “civil-rights movement” era. In fact, I personally witnessed what went on during those turbulent times.

    Despite the lies and fabrications by the so-called “mainstream media” the “civil-rights marches” in the South were not peaceful “gatherings” that were met with dogs and fire hoses, but were violent black confrontations that actually set back the “cause” of TRUE “civil-rights”. .

    The so-called “civil-rights” demonstrations were waves of lawlessness that disrupted the lives of peaceful citizens. There were many black citizens in these areas that were against these jewish “outsiders” coming there to cause trouble. These “civil-rights” marchers committed crimes, rapes, robberies and other crimes, and trashed the areas they were protesting in. I WAS THERE . . . Of course, the cameras were turned off during the episodes of violence. . .then just as now, the news media could not “let a crisis go to waste” . . .

    It was mostly ACLU, \$PLC and ADL types that riled things up. . .and then later on “melted into the woodwork” only to become “civil-rights” attorneys, race hustlers and poverty pimps.

    One incident comes to mind–the death of Mrs. Viola Liuzzo–Mrs. Liuzzo was a Detroit housewife who traveled to the “deep south” (without her husband) to run around with jewish and black “freedom riders” at night–this was a recipe that was asking for trouble. What business did she have running around with blacks at night in the South while she had a family in Detroit?? Why did she put herself “in harms way”??

    Of course, the “victors” write the history. To the victors–how does it feel now that those you pushed and supported are now turning on you??

    The so-called “news media” had an agenda then as it does now. White-on black crime (although relatively rare) is ALWAYS described as a “hate crime” where as black-on-white crime is NEVER described as a “hate crime”. . .go figure
    . . .

  78. Truth says:

    Well now, you did vote twice, for president, for a man who thought they spoke “Mexican” in Mexico.

  79. joef says:

    Just another scam to grant afro americans more entitlements. Its not low IQ that is the problem for there are many low IQ non blacks who do not cause the same social problems as afros. If afros want to be respected then do something about it and reform yourselves. That is the answer to true racial peace between us. Instead we have the following broad categories of afros:
    Economic parasites who are overtly hostile to non blacks;
    Those who work, but are still covertly hostile to whites;
    Those who work and are not hostile, but fear being called a not black enough uncle tom (sort of like whites fear being called racist), so they support the radical afro agenda;
    and then the lonely Blacks who are do not support the hate whitey attitude, and are productive contributors to society. Unfortunately, they are not a large enough influence to alter our current condition of mass racial balkanization.
    We are heading to racial & economic disaster, and all the liberal pandering is not going to change it.

  80. joef says:

    there will be nothing left for them either, excepting a new version of Cuba or Venezuela

    And thats what most people refuse to believe, that we can eventually become the next failed state, through this quid pro qua of welfare for votes. I remember listening to a leftist journalist who related that our national debt is equivalent to a mortgage, thus no big deal. However what his subtle obfuscation does not indicate is that a mortgage eventually gets paid off, whereas the national debt keeps accumulating through evermore deficit spending. We are no longer issuing govt bonds for long term capital expenditures, but instead for annual govt operating budgets. Even if we stopped deficit spending today,and used one trillion dollars a year to pay down the debt of 20T, at a lets say 3% interest rate it would grow another 16T in those 20 years to pay off the first 20T. The problem is we are not stopping our deficit spending, and we are not paying down the existing debt. This will eventually end, and it will end badly. And all this for the short term benefit of kicking the can down the road in order to pander to the unrealistic afro american desire for endless welfare.

  81. The largest group in the US currently receiving disability benefits offered by the federal government is military veterans.

    Afros obviously covet federal disability benefits for reasons similar to that of military veterans, but without having necessarily served in the US armed forces to justify the benefit.

    Afros want to enjoy their existing Afro-specific federal entitlements and to also enjoy veteran-specific federal disability entitlements too.

    No doubt Afros want access to free federal provided medical care too like veterans enjoy at VA hospitals and clinics.

    How many people will get upset when they see healthy Afros using disabled preferential parking the same as genuine physically disabled people?

    Democrats and Neocons will understand implicitly why Afros can be designated disabled, because they know endless federal entitlements for preferred identity groups are necessary to buy Afro votes, but what will decent people think?

    • Agree: joef
  82. Da Wei says:


    To your nearly exhaustive list I add the following:

    1 denial of personal responsibility, including:
    (a) acquiring job training;
    (b) getting and keeping a damn job (may not be easy, but figure it out and stop whining);
    (c) duty of self care in regards to personal health and safety;
    (d) blaming Caucasians (with assistance of MSM) for their own shortcomings

    2 disrespect for civil order, e.g. using the roadway as a sidewalk; dominating public facilities with
    loud, disruptive behavior … with impunity

    3 slovenly dress

    4 arrogance

    5 abuse of government services, e.g., calling fire department unnecessarily for personal assistance;
    checking in at the emergency ward of public hospitals for non-emergency matters;
    disrespect for schools and teachers

    • Replies: @Truth
  83. Truth says:
    @Da Wei


    I think I overheard all five of those from Caucasoids last week when I went to a local brewpub.

  84. c matt says:

    There is a proxy for that in real estate that works pretty well – home values.

  85. Talha says:

    Totally stoked about this:
    The state of Delaware is poised to adopt what is known as “Regulation 225.” Approved both by the Delaware State Education Association and Gov. John Carney, Regulation 225 would safeguard children’s “protected characteristics,” such as gender, age, race, sexual orientation and gender identity. Section 7.4(1) of 225’s Prohibition of Discrimination Code states, “All students enrolled in a Delaware public school may self-identify gender or race, which is maintained in the school.”

    YES! The day has come – I am now a White man*!!! Because I says so! Tomorrow I may be a Black man, or a Black female! I am awesome!

    The tears…they are of joy…


    *Only in the state of Delaware…for now!!!

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  86. @Anon

    Or be a politician, or “celebrity”, whatever one of those is.

    • Replies: @Anon
  87. @Talha

    This crap could be fixed with law crafted and promoted, heavily promoted, by Trump, that denies all Federal funding to States that deny that Sex-( Gender is a grammatical term) is a function of DNA.

    My guess is that the loons who believe otherwise are about 20% of the population and if you shot all the Salon readers you’d be rid of most of them.

    What sort of moron believes a man dressed in a party frock becomes a woman?
    Only the moron in the dress.

  88. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Bill Jones

    Politicians and celebrities are common targets for death threats. Trump is both, and he has a concealed carry license in NYC. So does Howard Stern.

  89. @Anonymous

    10 year old Negro slave girl being bull whipped for eating a cookie

    Well, in Africa…

  90. This would be the functional equivalent of the CFPB that lizzie warren created out of her own madness … and, like the CFPB, the creators hope that it will be forever unassailable.

    One day, leftists will trip over their own cleverness — their own arrogance and anger — and the results will be devastating as they end up eating their own.

    That will be the show that you could sell tickets to … 

  91. @dearieme

    NO … don’t GIVE anything to anyone — and, for sure, do NOT give CA to the mexicans or to our own blacks or to anyone else.

    White man’s guilt only goes so far … 

  92. @Mis(ter)Anthrope

    Now I understand why Haiti is so dysfunctional. It’s not because all the citizens are negroes, it’s because they are all “disabled.”

    To be fair, “Blackness” does sound pretty disabling. Symptoms include losing 15 IQ points and most of your executive functioning and impulse control; while at the same time developing an aggressive and unrealistic sense of entitlement.

    Can white people also catch a case of the “Blackness?” To be on the safe side, I’d keep my distance.

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