Black People Were Prohibited From Buying Homes
Racists White men in a position of authority set up rules and guidelines so that black people were prohibited from buying homes for their families in the 40’s, 50’s and early 60’s. Soooo… because of this prohibition… 98% of black families in the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and early 60’s could not take advantage of federally insured home loans. This is what is known as redlining. The Federal Housing Administration color-coded their map of metropolitan areas that could qualify for these federally insured home loans. All the areas inhabited by black people was marked in red to point out to appraisers that these areas were high-risk loan zones. The financial ramifications of these guidelines or redlining are still felt by black families today… 83 years later. Meanwhile, white families, specifically white men in the low and middle-class sectors of society were able to get wealthy in real estate and send their son’s and daughters to school to receive the best education to go on and lead quality lives.
Today, in our era… many of the descendants of these white men are taking care of their wives, children, fathers, and mothers, with the money handed down to them generated from the real estate business their fathers were allowed to take advantage of. These same white men, who are descendants of the bloodsuckers that put black families behind the eight ball, which left the majority of black families poor, are the ones, dating black women today. Whispering in the black woman’s ear, talking about ‘black men can’t take care of you like white men can.’
These white dudes courting black women have a lot of nerve, talking about our immoralities, work ethic, and financial shortcomings. It’s nauseating having to watch videos of a guy like Ben Shapiro, lecturing in packed venues with the purpose of convincing his audience that white privilege is a myth. As if, black people lack the ability to recognize when we are being discriminated against. I’ve never met Shapiro in person so I don’t know if he’s a nice guy or not, but he is clearly an asshole and completely out of his element on the topic of white privilege. Next time anyone posts a video of Ben Shapiro refuting that white privilege exists, just share the link to this article to educate them.
I wanna share with you an informative article, shared by a Facebook friend, Ross Yumond, published at www.npr.org titled: A ‘Forgotten History’ Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America written by Terry Gross. Terry Gross interviews a man by the name of Richard Rothstein who wrote a book called The Color Of Law: A Forgotten History Of How the U.S. Government Segregated America. In this book, Rothstein goes into detail on how the government of the United States of America during the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and early 60’s prohibited black people from buying homes for their families.
Reading the article shared above, literally made me sick to my stomach because the non-black diaspora is thought to believe that the majority of black people are poor because we are lazy, and spend our time complaining instead just working hard to get ahead in life. Just a few weeks ago on the Nuwla fan page, a white woman named Vicky Steven-Davis left a comment on a post published about Jemelle Hill getting suspended for speaking out against owner of the Dallas Cowboys NFL football team, Jerry Jones. She wrote:
The truth be known nobody likes a little b****. Somebody who walks around and b****** about everything and does absolutely nothing to rectify the situation.
A valuable lesson to learn here is those racist white men who held positions of authority in the 30’s, the 40’s, the 50’s, and early 60’s did a “fantastic” job of looking out for white citizens, not only in their era but for the future of white citizens as well. This was their corrupt version of “unity” and looking out for their own. And by looking out for their own, the elite class of racist white people knew the lower class and less educated of the social totem pole would look out for them, no matter how racists and discriminatory. A large percentage of White citizens didn’t/don’t care that non-whites would be left out of a great opportunity to create wealth that would last generations. Because they are too busy getting wealthy at the expense of non-white people. The information produced by the media and government officials about non-whites being lazy, make many white people(especially the bigots) feel like they work harder than every other demographic. That’s why many white people feel/think they are smarter and more successful than black people. Not because of discriminatory policies, not because of bigotry and not because of white privilege, but because they work harder. UGH! There is absolutely nothing that asshole, Ben Shapiro, or people that think like him, can say to challenge my conclusion. The majority of the Poor to the middle-class sector that makes up the white demographic of this society have been completely brainwashed by racist white elites to think that they actually work harder than us, black people. Buy the book: The Color Of Law: A Forgotten History Of How the U.S. Government Segregated America today. Peace.
Staff writer: David P Fenelus
David P Fenelus studied Social Media and Digital Marketing, at Herzing College, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a professional freelance photographer and the web publisher of www.nuwla.com. His interests are content marketing; black history; reading; social issues; Music; NBA basketball; NFL Football; fantasy sports as well many other subjects to long to mention. You can follow him on Twitter @davidfenelus For information on how to achieve maximum user experience at Nuwla.com click the following link, http://nuwla.com/information-for-maximum-u