Saturday, May 13, 2006

All hail our political correct overlords

Over in Seattle Public Schools We are reminded that 4 legs are good and 2 legs are bad.... or is it that two legs are better? (Andrew's dad for the hat tip)

The systematic subordination of members of targeted racial groups who have relatively little social power in the United States (Blacks, Latino/as, Native Americans, and Asians), by the members of the agent racial group who have relatively more social power (Whites). The subordination is supported by the actions of individuals, cultural norms and values, and the institutional structures and practices of society.

Cultural Racism:
Those aspects of society that overtly and covertly attribute value and normality to white people and Whiteness, and devalue, stereotype, and label people of color as "other", different, less than, or render them invisible. Examples of these norms include defining white skin tones as nude or flesh colored, having a future time orientation, emphasizing individualism as opposed to a more collective ideology, defining one form of English as standard, and identifying only Whites as great writers or composers.

Not only do they define Racism as "whites only" but they have defined the individualist philosophy of numerous Americans as Racial bigotry.

However lets take a look at this gem from the Seattle Public Schools

In January of 1990, the African American Academy was officially "born" as one of ten school programs, approved by the Seattle Public School Board, to eliminate disproportionality and increase academic achievement. In the fall of 1991, after several months of intense planning by an Oversight Committee of parents, teachers, and community people, the African American Academy opened as a Kindergarten through Grade 5 elementary school with an enrollment of 234 students. It has since grown to some 400 scholars in grades K-8.

The Academy is unique in that it incorporates the involvement of Africa and African Americans in US and world affairs, both historically and in the present day through supplemental learning materials and classroom activities. The history and influence of Africa and African Americans are integral to the culture of the Academy: students are called "scholars" and both classrooms and hallways are decorated with pictures of notable African Americans and information about Africa -- scholars are learning their heritage along with language, math, and science. To help scholars focus on the business of school, they are required to wear a uniform.

and here is the song they sing in the ideology of Kwanza

"Liberation In Song for The African American Academy"

Lift the Academy up -- we're worthy!
Lift the Academy up -- we're worthy to be praised!
Lift the Academy up -- we're worthy!
AAA, we're worthy to be praised!
Lift our roots of Kemet -- we're worthy!
Nubian ancestors proud -- we're worthy to be praised!
African people still strong -- we're worthy!
AAA, we're worthy to be praised!
From the rise of first sunshine, First light on Nubia.
Home, Mother, Native Land, Blessed Africa our home!
From native lands we're torn, in bondage, oceans crossed.
In body enslaved -- No, never slave in mind!
Sing Weusi, Nia, Kuumba, Kujichagulia, Ujamma, Ujima!
Speak Imani, Live Umoja!
AAA, we're worthy to be praised!

their numbers?

4% white, 92% African American, 1% Asian, 2% Hispanic and 1% Native American.

So I think that maybe Whites can't in that school discriminate

but I bet the school district and the School would disagree

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