Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Facebook post of the day

Mr. Elow Williams had a few things to say about the state of black-white relations on Facebook recently.  He kept trying to post this in Roadblocks Jackson but it kept getting deleted.  Methinks he deserves a proper audience.


Anonymous said...

I hate to say it, but he's not entirely wrong.

Anonymous said...

Leading from behind as we race to the bottom.

Anonymous said...

I don't hate to say it - he's not entirely wrong. However, the black community failed to learn the most basic lesson in violent civil disobedience - burn down your enemy's neighborhoods, not your own.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, those Democrats led the way!

Cotton said...

I hear what he's saying, but that was 50 years ago.

Anonymous said...

Does repeating a wrong make it right? If he knows the damage that previous riots caused, then he would be out to stop it rather than excuse it.

Just a logical observation.

Anonymous said...

It is time for the preachers both black and white to forget about the bottom line, and start preaching some good lessons on sin. No race has a monopoly on sin and it is of the Devil and should be preached. Right is right and wrong is wrong and 98% of us know the difference. Quit hiding behind race and culture and bad families. Grade school children know right from wrong. Why do we say it is OK to forget your conscience when you get to middle school? The wage of sin is death. Start preaching it again.

Anonymous said...

So, looting liquor stores and burning down a Southern Baptist funded home for senior citizens is that second wrong that makes things right? So, black protestors who riot hold that same moral high ground as the minority of whites who were Klansmen? No peace No Justice. Gotcha, Elow.

Anonymous said...

Dear Elow Williams,
You providing us with a history lesson does exactly what for your cause? You learned nothing then, and you are using what you learned to accomplish what? How does destroying business and burning down your neighborhood make things better?
You point out the senseless killings during the civil rights movement, yet how many senseless killings have black people committed on black people because of a disturbance at the juke joint? Or because yo bro owed you 5 dollars?
Now remember, you interjected race as the basis of your rant, so you shouldn't be upset when I reply with how many black people were killed at the hands of the Klan compared to the number of black people killed by black people?
You really didn't mention anything that we did not already know, but I do wish you would explain how breaking into the CVS and stealing toilet paper makes everything alright.

Anonymous said...

If we channel our collective voices then we too can soar to a new level of greatness and freedom, or some other bullshit like that. Fuck off.

Anonymous said...

Mr. Williams is correct to remind whites of their own history of sin, but I think the entire conversation of whether whites or blacks riot more is misplaced and, frankly, a little disturbing. This sort of conversation does little to help race relations other than, perhaps, to provide a corner in which to acknowledge and mourn past and present wrongs. The key questions about this week's riots have little to do with who riots more. The key questions are 1) What caused the riots?, 2) Are they right or wrong?, and 3) What reforms are needed to put a stop to them in the long-term? The first and third questions are up for debate, but the answer to the second question is that the riots are indeed morally wrong in this instance, whatever the skin-color of those engaging in them. The burning of CVS and other stores advanced no cause whatsoever. Instead, it serves as a sad reminder of the sin that lurks in the hearts of us all--sin of which no people group has ever been innocent.

Anonymous said...

1:45 Anyone care to wager how many decades it will be before another CVS opens in West Baltimore?

I left Baltimore 20 years ago (then eventually left Maryland altogether) when it became obvious this sort of crap was inevitable. I don't know why do Republican is reminding everyone that O'Malley ran Baltimore for eight years before running Maryland for eight years, and this is his legacy.

Anonymous said...

This is the dumbest thing I've read today. They are eager for any reason to blame it on the white man. The violence started yesterday when the kids got out of school. It was kids causing the problems. Their parents weren't around in the 50s, and likely their grandparents weren't either.

If black people put as much effort into raising their kids as they do into blaming whitey, this nonsense wouldn't be happening today.

Anonymous said...

So, if I understand point, its ok for blacks to riot (almost constantly) against whites TODAY because a few white people rioted against blacks almost 60 years ago. In that case, its now OUR turn again.....and blacks are expected to sit quietly and watch because.... its OUR turn....right??

Anonymous said...

As an African American, I am appalled at the rioting, burning and looting..?..?.. in our communities!

Shift the paradigm! Riot, burn and loot in neighborhoods with green lawns and walking trails of greater significance economically and socially and where the corrupt politicians, biased judges and HH/88 cops reside!

HH WHAT? said...

Aside from spotting a flaming racist at 5:06, might I axe what an HH/88 cop is?

Anonymous said...


If you or your children come to my neighborhood 'of green lawns and walking trails of greater significance' and riot, rest assured that I will shoot you.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...


Thanks to your brethren in the NRA, local gun shows and gun trades on Craigslist, we're strapped too! But honestly, how many paved sidewalks can there be in the trailer park where you are!

Calm your nerves, pray bad weather doesn't knock over that tin foil trap, see what your half sister, um wife wants, enjoy your spice before MBN sweeps the streets of it, but most importantly, keep your daughters away from the local star athletes!!

Anonymous said...

My neighborhood is far from a trailer park. More accurately, it's the type of neighborhood thugs like you can only dream of. And I don't care if your 'strapped.' Come on and riot on my green lawn. I can think of nothing that would make me happier.

Anonymous said...

I never thought about it that way. But it was wrong and stupid when white people did it, and it's wrong and stupid now. The best way to fight something is in court where it costs money. Nothing changes policy like losing money does. And "Can't we all just get along?"

Anonymous said...

I was 8 years old (white) and living in Jackson in 1964 and 1965 when much of the violence was going on. I grew up thinking that all the violence was perpetuated by blacks ("Negroes" was the official word) because the local television stations would have "technical difficulty" whenever national feeds showed white violence. The local news would show still photos of all the outside agitators and other criminals locked up at the Fairgrounds before they could be processed to Parchman. I didn't realize the other side of the story until the 1980s.

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