by Mark Angelides
Chanelle Helm, a self-described “organizer” who happens to engage in activist activities has written a hate-fuelled diatribe against white folks, and more specifically it seems against white men. Published in the Leo Weekly, she lists ten things that “should change” about modern America.
The list includes requests that white folk either leave their property after death to brown or black families, or that they downsize and move out of their home, giving it over to a non-white family. And if that’s not enough, whites should also be cutting back their monthly budget where possible and sending that “saved” money to a “land purchasing” project for black folk.
She is either being satirical (although to what point I can’t quite fathom) or she is utterly deranged. Does she really believe that only brown and black people have “generational poverty” and that white folk are all well off.
My particular favourite idiocy is where she requests anyone who is inheriting property to hand it over to black or brown families as “you’re bound to make that money back in some other WHITE PRIVILEDGE way.”
Please, have a good read through and let me know your thoughts in the comments section.
- White people, if you don’t have any descendants, will your property to a black or brown family. Preferably one that lives in generational poverty.
- White people, if you’re inheriting property you intend to sell upon acceptance, give it to a black or brown family. You’re bound to make that money in some other white privileged way.
- If you are a developer or realty owner of multi-family housing, build a sustainable complex in a black or brown blighted neighborhood and let black and brown people live in it for free.
- White people, if you can afford to downsize, give up the home you own to a black or brown family. Preferably a family from generational poverty.
- White people, if any of the people you intend to leave your property to are racists assholes, change the will, and will your property to a black or brown family. Preferably a family from generational poverty.
- White people, re-budget your monthly so you can donate to black funds for land purchasing.
- White people, especially white women (because this is yaw specialty — Nosey Jenny and Meddling Kathy), get a racist fired. Yaw know what the fuck they be saying. You are complicit when you ignore them. get your boss fired cause they racist too.
- Backing up No. 7, this should be easy but all those sheetless Klan, Nazi’s and Other lil’ dick-white men will all be returning to work. Get they ass fired. Call the police even: they look suspicious.
- OK, backing up No. 8, if any white person at your work, or as you enter in spaces and you overhear a white person praising the actions from yesterday, first, get a pic. Get their name and more info. Hell, find out where they work — Get Them Fired. But certainly address them, and, if you need to, you got hands: use them.
- Commit to two things: Fighting white supremacy where and how you can (this doesn’t mean taking up knitting, unless you’re making scarves for black and brown kids in need), and funding black and brown people and their work.