HuffPo Writer: Pretty Much Everything is Racist

Huffington Post contributor John Metta published an article this past week in order to tell white people that pretty much everything in our culture is racist. According to Metta, this was originally “a “sermon” that I gave as a “congregational reflection” to an all White audience at the Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ.”
The piece, “I, Racist,” lists a large number of things that sometimes don’t even appear related to one another which are “racist,” to the point where it seems that nearly everything that exists in American culture is problematic.

Here are just a few things that Metta says are racist in his article, which has gained over 100,000 likes on Facebook:
  • The racial makeup of Buffalo, New York’s school system is racist.
  • Moving “from an increasingly Black neighborhood to live in a White suburb might itself be a aspect of racism.”
  • Not talking about racism is racist.
  • “People in The North are racist,” as well as people in the South.
  • “Racism is our acceptance of an all white Lord of the Rings cast.”
  • Racism is “Benedict Cumberbatch playing Khan in Star Trek.”
  • Calling black people racist is racist. Metta adds, “Does any intelligent person actually believe a systematically oppressed demographic has the ability to oppress those in power?”
  • Protecting “White feelings” is racist. Metta notes, “Millions of Black lives are valued less than a single White person’s hurt feelings.”
  • Saying you yourself are not racist is protecting a racist system of oppression.
  • Reporting that a white person shooting people is “mentally ill” is racist.
  • Reporting that black people who murder people are “killers” is racist.
  • Calling a white person a “hippie” for smoking pot is racist.
  • The TV show “Dexter” might be racist. Metta explains, “In fact, we like White serial killers so much, we make mini-series about them.”
Metta concludes his examples of racism by writing, “And White people, every single one of you, are complicit in this racism because you benefit directly from it.”


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  1. What garbage NONSENSE … if you don't like us WHITE FOLKS then Move OUT OF OUR NATIONS and go to someplace that is 'racism free' like say Africa or the Jungles of South America or ANYPLACE that has NO WHITES! Yeah! Just like that! But you won't because 'racism' is just a shtick to make us give you more free stuff that you could NEVER have without YT building it up and handing it over to you …

    1. That's why your are anonymous, you leeching coward. Put down your mass weapons of destruction and then say that heartless & uncompassionate mess. Better yet, if you hate African Americans so much, the same effort that was used to bring Africans(African American) to this country, can get us back home with reparation. We are all here now ( Blacks & Whites), can we not be fair with one another? You sound like an angry White? Person but why? My initial response was to be angry but I'll end on a softer note because I feel sad for you; you can't know GOD thinking & talking like that therefore you are lost … I hope you find your way.