Senate to apologizes for lynchings of Blacks; Go screw yourself!

By Sinclere Lee

I am often asked, “Sinclere, why are you so hard, use the “N” word, talk about everybody like a dog, and all-in-all just a mean and nasty guy?” My response is that sometimes in life, you have to talk crazy to a sucker, just to get your point across. For example, in the Hood when having to deal with these crazy niggers on crack, killing each other and driving like fools in the street —sometimes to make your point to them, you got to talk crazy!

That's how it is with the proposed Senate "Resolution" to apologize for not passing anti-lynching laws that would have saved the lives of tens of thousands of innocent Blacks who were lynched in this country for only being Black. This is some kind of fucking democracy in America for Blacks, and as a result, now I need to talk crazy to these crackers in the US Senate!

I want to say to the US Senate one thing, and this is how I feel about their resolution of apology; "hey, I say you can take your resolution and go fuck yourself with it, and keep the fuck from around US you scumsucking dogs!!"

What good will an apology do now, assholes?

How can the government help Doria Dee Johnson and her family? The great-great granddaughter of a Black South Carolina farmer who was killed by a white mob nearly a century ago will be on hand next week when the Senate belatedly apologizes for failing to pass anti-lynching legislation.

Doria Dee Johnson, an author and frequent lecturer on the subject of lynchings, says she will be in the chamber Monday when the Senate is expected to approve a resolution expressing remorse for not stopping a crime that took the lives of at least 4,742 people, mostly blacks, between 1882 and 1968.

Johnson, from Evanston, Ill., said her family "lost property and family solidarity that still affects us today" when Anthony Crawford, a wealthy cotton farmer, was killed in 1916 by several hundred residents of Abbeville, S.C.

Senate filibusters in the past blocked House bills and presidential requests to pass anti-lynching legislation, she said. "It will be nice to have an apology from that same body," she said.

The Senate resolution, sponsored by Sens. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and George Allen, R-Va., notes that nearly 200 anti-lynching bills were introduced in the first half of the 20th century and that seven presidents between 1890 and 1952 petitioned Congress to end lynching. But nothing got through the Senate.

The nonbinding measure apologizes for this failure and expresses "most solemn regrets of the Senate to the descendants of victims of lynching."

Landrieu's spokesman, Adam Sharp, said the resolution is expected to pass on a voice vote. He said Johnson will be joined in the Senate on Monday by other descendants of victims, including a cousin of Emmett Till, the Black teenager killed in Mississippi 50 years ago, reportedly for whistling at a white woman. The FBI last week exhumed Till's body to search for clues to his slaying. Why stop with Emmett Till? whites in the South murdered Blacks if they looked the wrong way! There are bodies buried all over Dixie!

Landrieu, in an interview, said lynching and mob violence were "an American form of terrorism" documented in at least 46 states. She said that now, when the United States is fighting a war against terrorism, was a good time to apologize for the past and "remind ourselves that terrorism existed in the United States in different ways."

According to Johnson, her great-great grandfather owned 427 acres of cotton land and was a community leader, starting a school for black children and a union for black farmers.

He was arrested after he accused a white buyer of cheating him by giving him less for his cotton than white farmers were receiving. Between 200 and 400 local residents and government officials hanged him from a pine tree and riddled his body with 200 bullets, she said.

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