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Published:August 25th, 2009 19:47 EST
The Necessity of a Comprehensive Study on Racism

The Necessity of a Comprehensive Study on Racism

By M. Quinn

From the gratuitous degradation, emasculation and brutality perpetrated against people of African descent in the cotton fields of early America, to the days of Jim Crow, and Civil Rights demonstrations of the 1960`s - to present date; the matter of racism in America has morphed into this alleged indefinite organism with innumerable tentacles, whereas; the unconscious, i.e., (those who have been sufficiently programmed) - repeatedly exclaim reverse racism and a litany of phrases which merely act as a form of misdirection to keep those unconscious, continually hoodwinked into believing that something is factual, when in reality it doesn`t exist.
The truth of the matter is that racism is a system (institution), originally designed to suppress and exploit people of non-European ancestry; while at the same time exalting those of European descent. Which in fact, still remains a functioning mechanism in today "s society.  The ridiculous position of exclaiming reverse racism,  or even more absurd Black racism; is a shrewdly executed program designed to relieve the stewards of a methodical system of status quo from ever having to engage in any genuine dialogue on this topic; while equally citing that a national conversation on racism will inherently divide the country.
This highly convoluted and disingenuous tactic of invoking the art of misdirection into the discussion regarding the protracted legacy of racism in America has consistently and effectively changed the narrative, and has equally left the American populous patently unclear in their pursuit to try and understand the mechanics of this tainted philosophy. In fact, acts of racism within the system ofAmerican jurisprudence have been lumped together with every other purported crime of hate; so therefore, once again the matter of racism is not directly addressed.
Engaging in a genuine discourse, and similarly working toward implementing sustainable solutions concerning the matter of racism in American society has been patently absent and a taboo prospect for far too long.  It is time that we cease these highly elaborate schemes to circumvent any authentic discussion on the subject of race, and deal with the contaminated legacy of racism straight forwardly. It is incumbent upon us, not to transfer this malevolent philosophy to our sons and daughters; the future leaders of this nation.
Moreover, the necessity of addressing the subject of racism within American society is undeniably apparent in our daily lives. Didn`t we just bear witness to a massive expulsion of African American children from a swimming pool in Philadelphia; whereas, the proprietors cited that Black kids would change the complexion of their facility? Not to mention the recent shooting at the Holocaust museum executed by James B. von Brunn, a staunchly dedicated white supremacist. These examples are miniscule in the protracted sea of racial hatred perpetrated during the course of American history.
Many individuals actually believed, that electing Barack Obama into office as the first black President of the United States would actually institute a new day in America, and would change the hearts and minds of Americans regarding race relations.
Unfortunately, this kind of fanciful thinking does not translate into an authentic strategy in addressing the decadent legacy of racism; as we have surely seen by a series of racially charged events in the first half of "2009.
It is imperative that we cease this kind of implausible and irrational thinking, while allowing the stewards of a calculated system of status quo, to utilize the art of misdirection as a means to circumvent the topic of racism. We must summarily begin to educate the populace on the origins, methodologies and practices of racism; so that, the current strategy of misdirection by those who cite reverse or even more ridiculous Black racism, becomes a ineffective instrument against the American people.
In truth, the term reverse racism was principally born out of fear, by an individual, or group of individuals afraid of losing their socioeconomic and political standing at home, and in the world community. More importantly, the phrase Black racism, was essentially derived from the same brainchild. This is why it is essential, to address racism in context to its origins, and not be mislead by misdirection.
A candid and comprehensive education on this topic remains imperative to genuinely understand where this fiendish philosophy began; why it began, and the intricate mechanics of its designed.
One of the most fundamental and pragmatic ways to accomplish this endeavor, and begin a national discourse on this topic, is to incorporate a comprehensive study of racism into the academic system of American society, and make it a prerequisite for graduation.  This approach will inherently generate a natural dialogue; as students from K-12 to the university academic system engage in a comprehensive study of a social sickness that has been residing in our society for far too long.
Moreover, the implementation of a comprehensive study on racism within the American academic system will naturally commence a dialogue between the educators who are designated to teach the curriculum; school administrators charged with overseeing the teaching of this curriculum, and parents who have lived under the umbrella of a racially polarized society, and are willing to embrace a new direction for the sake of their children.
Furthermore, establishing national academic courses on racism, will in all likelihood create study groups within the university system; which will invariably begin a dialogue across the nation, and equally remove the long-lasting taboo status from the conversation of race, and racism within American society.
It is my belief, that if we as a nation are genuinely concerned about our future, then it is essential that every organization which concerns itself with human survival, and has engaged in the fight against global warming, world poverty and a litany of threats against our survival on the planet; acknowledge the merit of this proposal and summarily participate in implementing a comprehensive study on racism within the American academic system.
Equally, it is incumbent upon us to begin to educate our future leaders that the primitive institution and pseudo philosophy of racism, and racial superiority is not conducive to an evolved way of life, and must be obliterated in the 21st century.
We must learn to live together as brothers, or perish together as fools ".
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
M. QUINN is a freelance journalist born in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Author of the books; Removing the Veil ", and RECOMPENSE A Matter of Human Rights ".
He is also the Founder of the Campaign to Remove the Veil"; which advocates incorporating a comprehensive study of racism into the academic system of American society, and making it a prerequisite for graduation. He specializes in social, political, and historical analysis and commentary.
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