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The War Against White Children,
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Subsequent case law
Several education-related Supreme Court cases would follow over the years after Brown, coming from the Warren and then the Burger courts. Most people are not aware of the continued litigation that went on for decades in the post-Brown era.
There was a level of chaos in the schools during the desegregation transition: Massive Resistance, state laws, and legislators working to overcome the Brown ruling, as well as protests on both sides of the divide and schools that refused to cooperate with the integration measures. In a 1958 case, Cooper v. Aaron, plaintiffs sought relief from Brown and requested a delay in integration for 30 months. The Supreme Court denied the request, ordering integration regardless of the turmoil it caused.
A decade later, in 1968, Green v. County School Board of New Kent County was decided when a Virginia school board allowed families to choose one of the two schools in the county. No white students chose to attend the historically black school. The NAACP became involved and ultimately led to a ruling which said that allowing residents to choose schools was not enough; rather, schools must actively foster racial integration. After Green, the courts would look at several factors, including faculty, staff, bussing, activities, and facilities, to evaluate the level of progress in integrating racially.
Three years later, in 1971, the Supreme Court decided Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, a case dealing with bussing and school integration. The city assigned students to schools based purely on geography, going to the school they were nearest. This policy led to partially segregated schools, and a lawsuit was brought. The courts held that Brown was not simply about ending segregation, but affirmatively bringing about integration. Thus, bussing was mandated to integrate schools racially. Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg is arguably the most destructive in this line of cases.
Another bussing case, Milliken v. Bradley, was decided in 1974. In Detroit, one of the nation’s most segregated cities at the time, primarily due to white flight, most schools were likewise racially segregated. Black plaintiffs, again represented by the NAACP, alleged that the schools were not integrated enough and sued the Governor of Michigan. This time, the Supreme Court held that schools could not be responsible for desegregation across entire school districts without seeing signs of an intent to segregate schools. This meant that if one district was blacker and another whiter, courts were not going to force integration as they had regarding those schools that were within the same district. This marks something of a limit to the length courts would go regarding bussing and forcing school integration. Once families left a school district, the courts would not force them back to the old one.
Shortly after Brown, private schools began offering white students an alternative to the integration chaos. They were and are referred to pejoratively as “segregation academies.” They, too, would attract the ire of integrationists, and eventually the Supreme Court. Coit v. Green (1971) held that a private school discriminating in terms of race could no longer be eligible for tax exemption status.
Going further still, in 1976 the Supreme Court case Runyon v. McCrary held that private schools that are racially segregated are in violation of federal law entirely.
Bob Jones University was a private evangelical university in South Carolina. It has enacted various policies over the years that would change according to recent legal trends. The school once excluded black students entirely, then admitted married black applicants, and later admitted unmarried black applicants. It had a policy derived from a religious belief opposing interracial dating and marriage. But by imposing a university rule against interracial dating and yet not admitting interracially married applicants, the school would attract legal action. Bob Jones was sued for this policy in 1983, which led to its tax-exempt status being revoked. The university argued that their policy fell under religious freedom, yet the Supreme Court held that the IRS could nevertheless revoke their tax status without violating their religious freedom. Interestingly, the court held that an institution’s tax-exempt status could be revoked for practices that run contrary to a compelling government policy. This means that the United States government found interracial marriage and dating to be a compelling public policy that they were dedicated to protecting.
Lastly, in Allen v. Wright (1984) a group of blacks sued the IRS for not sufficiently revoking tax-exempt statuses from what they considered to be racially discriminatory private schools. In short, the plaintiffs wanted the federal government to go even further than they had against the perceived enemies of racial integration. The Supreme Court declined to go further, holding the plaintiffs did not have sufficient standing to bring such a lawsuit. Justice Brennan, Justice Blackmun, and Justice Stevens dissented.
An interesting but unrelated Supreme Court case (although again relying on the Fourteenth Amendment) came a generation after Brown, and is a much less known: Palmore v. Sidodi (1984). After a white couple in Florida divorced, the mother was awarded primary custody of their three-year-old daughter. The mother, Linda Palmore, began dating and living with a black man shortly thereafter. The father, Anthony Sidoti, then petitioned the court to modify the custody arrangement to grant him primary custody of the child, citing the child’s changed conditions and claiming that it was not in her best interests to live with her mother’s black boyfriend. Sidoti, among other things, did not want his child to grow up in an interracial household. The Florida county and appeals courts both sided with the father, citing the potential adverse effects of a child growing up in an interracial household.
Linda Palmore then petitioned the Supreme Court via her Jewish attorney, Robert J. Shapiro, which ultimately led to the Florida courts being overruled on the grounds that considering race in custody determinations is impermissible and unconstitutional per the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The Court reasoned that this issue was one of “private bias” — although such private biases may be real, they cannot be used to alter a custody arrangement. The absurdity is clear here in that in Brown v. Board, citing race in the opposite direction was perfectly permissible. One can argue that harm to blacks and black children is a legitimate reason for a ruling, but the idea that whites and white children have racial interests was judged to be wholly illegitimate.
Specific data regarding interracial relationships may not have been available in 1984 when Palmore v. Sidoti was argued and decided, but statistics available in what is now a much more racially integrated society seems to vindicate Mr. Sidoti’s position. Among interracial couples, rates of “intimate partner violence” are double that of white couples. Black children are abused or neglected by their black parents twice as often as white children at the hands of white parents. And when a white child is put in the care or presence of a black step-parent or live-in partner, their rates of witnessing abuse and being abused themselves increases to that of a black child. Combine this with the data that shows the rate of child abuse increasing significantly when a child is living with a step-parent, and we see that the concerns of a father for his young daughter being forced to live with a black man were warranted.
Decades later, in 2008, the Supreme Court would again hear a case dealing with a black stepfather. In Kennedy v. Louisiana, Patrick O’Neal Kenney, a black man, raped and sodomized his eight-year-old stepdaughter in such a brutal way that the girl required emergency surgery to live. Due to the extreme nature of the crime, the state of Louisiana pursued the death penalty for Kennedy under a state law that prescribed the death penalty for the rape of a child under 12. In a 5-4 split decision, the Supreme Court held that applying the death penalty for child rape violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
The incredible bit of legal history here is that the very scenario that Mr. Sidoti had found troubling involving his own daughter is a scenario that would play out again in the Supreme Court many years later.
Race, lower standards, and bullying
Due to open-border policies, white children under 15 are now under half the country’s population in that age group. For the first time in American history, a cohort of whites will not grow up as the majority population. No other group of whites living in the United States has ever had this experience. They are headed into totally uncharted territory, as far as this country is concerned.
The schools will follow suit. Increased and hostile racial diversity will strain everything. It even strains mental health. When people live among members of different races, depression, anxiety, psychopathy, and even suicidal ideation all rise in correlation to the increased racial diversity. Conversely, living among those of your own race provides a “buffer” to these mental health problems.
Gifted and advanced classes were, and in some cases still are, a refuge for more intelligent students to escape the general school population for part of the day. White and Asian students who found themselves in the unenviable reality of attending a racially diverse school could be taken out and given a separate classroom, different teachers, and smaller classes alongside their true peers. But today, citing racism, inequality, and segregation, districts across the country are eliminating the gifted programs, as they are not populated with enough black or Hispanic students.
Schools in California are overhauling their grading system to “combat racial discrimination,” citing the fact that non-white students have failing grades much more often when compared to whites and Asians.
Once school integration became a reality, white students had to face new hostility at the hands of their black classmates. Being forced to go to school with blacks came with many expenses and zero benefits, as diverse schools provide a much lower quality of education. Most, if not all, majority-black schools in the US have dismal basic math and reading proficiency rates. Over 140 schools in New York City have 90% state exam failure rates. In the Chicago area, at least 60 schools have near-total failure rates for math and reading proficiency. Most students in every school that has a significant black or Hispanic population are behind the average for their grade level in performance, some to a large degree. The Illinois Board of Education reports that less than 30% of students are proficient in math and reading. PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) scores follow the same trend. White students in the US rank in the top ten globally. Also ranking high are US Asians (549), who rank above US whites (521), as do their Asian counterparts in Singapore and Hong Kong — both places with high living standards. Hispanics in the US score at 470, and blacks at 436. These signify very real achievement gaps, as trying to educate disparate groups of children at such different academic levels is impossible and only serves to drag the more intelligent students down to the ranks of the lower intelligence cohort.
School funding has increased tremendously over the years; many school districts spend well over $15,000 per student per year and still cannot reach minimum proficiency in any significant numbers. An article from The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education found that whites from families with incomes of under $10,000 per year score 17 points higher on average than students from black families with incomes over $100,000 per year. Throwing money at a fundamental biological reality will never be a proper solution.
In a US Department of Education study titled “School Composition and the Black-White Achievement Gap,” I found the most incisive and damning arguments against school integration I have ever seen. The entire study can be summarized in a single graph, as the rest of the data follows the trend. The achievement gap between white and black students remained nearly identical regardless of whether a school was mostly white or mostly black. However, as the schools became more black, the scores of both white and black students declined. A study produced by the US federal government likewise found that putting white children in schools where there were 20% or more black students hurts their math proficiency and overall academic success. This study proves that being in a class with blacks makes learning more difficult, and not a single person has considered revisiting the eight-decades-old legal and social regime that brought us to this point.
Some more liberal jurisdictions have started to end high school graduation proficiency requirements for math, reading, and writing. Citing the need for more “equitable” requirements, the Oregon Department of Education has welcomed the end of standards for graduation. The Delaware Supreme Court similarly lowered their bar exam score requirement for admission to the state bar in their quest to increase racial diversity among lawyers. On top of a slightly lower score, the new Delaware state bar exam will feature fewer essays and legal topics covered. Delaware Chief Justice Sietz commented that the bar exam is “not supposed to be a barrier to entering the profession.” This is interesting, as it has traditionally been precisely that. But what do I know?
Delaware isn’t alone in this. An article published by the California Law Review titled “Abolish the Bar Exam” argues the bar exam itself is a system of oppression designed to keep “undesirable” (read: non-white, non-male) lawyers out of the profession. The article continues to argue that until the exam is abolished, the legal profession will not and cannot achieve proper diversity. I think it is best that I let these comments speak entirely for themselves other than to say that I can foresee a time in the country when people will begin looking for attorneys who were admitted to their state bar in the “old” way. An article in the Winter 2019 issue of The National Jurist discussed the fact that many of the nation’s most diverse law schools are failing, with some bar-passing rates coming in as low as 22%. The article adds that “diversity and excellence go hand in hand.” Thus, it seems they are entirely unable to address the issue even after explicitly detailing it.
In addition to poorer education, diverse schools pose extreme physical threats to white children. As the percentage of black and Hispanic students increases in a school, the odds that a white student will be beaten up, bullied, sexually harassed, or otherwise have their education disrupted will increase as well.
A study of over 5,000 students revealed many interesting facts. “Race, Social Networks, and School Bullying” by Robert Faris in 2006 found, among other things, that students in diverse schools were twice as likely to be harassed by a student of another race than to make friends with a student of another race. The most common types of interracial bullying are black-on-white, and then Hispanic-on-white, with the least common being white-on-black bullying.
Liberals often refer to a “school-to-prison pipeline,” and they are correct; it does exist, but not for the reasons they believe. Black students of all ages are exceedingly violent. Starting in preschool, black four- and five-year-olds make up 18% of students, but account for half of all out-of-school preschool suspensions. NPR cited a university study along with this bit of data, which found that people tend to view all children under nine as “equally innocent regardless of race,” suggesting that racism could not be to blame for the extremely high number of black kids being expelled from preschool. Without racism to blame, one could draw the conclusion that black kids are simply unrulier, the way blacks are in general.
Another study, “The Roles of Ethnicity and School Context in Predicting Children’s Victimization by Peers” by Laura Hanish and Nancy Guerra, found similar results: “Attending ethnically integrated schools was associated with a significantly higher risk of victimization for white children and a slightly lower risk of victimization for African-American children.” When white children switch from a mostly white school to a diverse one, they are harassed more. When black kids go from a mostly black school to one with more whites, they are harassed less. An evident and apparent pattern is therefore present.
Some incidents of racial bullying are so extreme they have made the news. In Birmingham, England, a nine-year-old, Aaron Dugmore, hanged himself due to the severe harassment he faced at school for being white. A 14-year-old girl in New Jersey killed herself after a viral video of her being beaten in the hallway by black girls circulated online. Another student is suing the school she had attended for suffering similar attacks. It is an increasingly common trend in Europe and the US that is being treated as being the result of “isolated” or “random” acts instead of the pattern that it is. In Virginia, a 12-year-old boy was choked and sat on by a black girl at least twice his size, one of many viral videos depicting school bus beatings. Another video from Hamilton County, Florida shows five blacks beating a white student on the bus ride home. There is also a bus-stop video of a white girl being attacked in New York by a black female.
There are varying responses to this trend of blacks attacking white kids, often in hordes. One has been to blame COVID-19 for disrupting students’ regular socialization. Others have blamed bus drivers and teachers for not stopping the assaults. The fact is that black children and teens are more prone to violence, just as their adult counterparts. It is a matter of innate biology — and it is the exact reason why schools were segregated to begin with. Schools with large black populations tend to look and operate like prison day camps, where the inmates can go home at night. Diversity and forced integration have put white children in a perpetually dangerous situation from the moment they get on the bus to when they arrive home.
It is nearly incomprehensible to me that blacks are now a legally-mandated part of everyday life as much as paying taxes and obeying speed limits. Realizing that we are legally required to be around blacks, at all times and in all places — even private places — is bizarre and unsettling.
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