Take Down That Flag!
say take the Confederate flag down from the South Carolina capital. It
is offensive to blacks. It traumatizes them and keeps them from achieving.
It is also responsible for the high rate of drug use in the black community,
as well as the high crime rate. Also, it is responsible for the terribly
high illegitimacy rate and the high rate of AIDS in the black community.
How do I know this? Because, removing the flag is the most important issue
facing the NAACP, and they are the guardian of whats good for the
black community in America. They have descended on South Carolina with
all of their muscle.
If we are really serious about helping blacks, we should also remove our
national flag, Old Glory, from the nations capital because for some
75 years it flew over a nation that sanctioned slavery. This should raise
the achievement level of black children by a significant margin.
Also, if we would remove the flag of The Netherlands from the United Nations
buildings, the crime rate in the black community would go down. After
all, the Dutch were very big in the slave trade in the 1700s, so this
should relieve a lot of trauma.
And, if we want to help get the terribly high illegitimacy rate down,
we could remove from the United Nations buildings the flags of all those
African countries who practiced slavery during this period -- after all
they were the ones who sold the ancestors of our black citizens into slavery
in the first place.
We white Southerners ought to thank the NAACP for calling this to our
attention. I, for one, had no idea that all of the severe problems in
the black community could be solved by simply removing flags.
With these actions the NAACP could dissolve itself, and Kweisi Mfume can
go back to Philadelphia and celebrate with his former gang members.
Wouldnt it be wonderful if this organization would use its considerable
talent and dedication to solve the really important problems?
is a retired NASA executive who writes about community matters. Some of
his articles are accepted for publication in The Huntsville Times; some
are not. This one was not.