> Kwanzaa: holiday from the FBI > > Source: Townhall.com > Published: January 1, 2001 Author: Ann Coulter > > Earlier this week, President Clinton issued a formal White House > proclamation celebrating the first day of Kwanzaa. His announcement > began with some claptrap about preserving "what we value of our past," > and Kwanzaa being a "wonderful example" with its "focus on the values > that have sustained African-Americans through the centuries." > > Except for the small historical detail that Kwanzaa was invented in > 1966 amidst the madness of the multicultural '60s by a black radical > stooge of the FBI, Ron Karenga, a.k.a. Dr. Maulana Karenga. Karenga > was a founder of United Slaves, a violent nationalist rival to the > Black Panthers and a dupe of the FBI. > > In what was probably ultimately a foolish gamble, during the violent > '60s, the FBI encouraged the most offensive black nationalist > organizations in order both to discredit and split the left. The more > preposterous the organization, the better. Karenga's United Slaves was > perfect. Despite public perception blending the black activists of the > '60s, the Black Panthers did not hate whites and did not seek armed > revolution. That was the trope of Karenga's United Slaves. In the > annals of the American '60s, Karenga was the Father Gapon, stooge of > the czarist police. > > Whether Karenga was a willing dupe, or just a dupe, remains unclear. > Interestingly though, in an 1995 interview with Ethnic NewsWatch, > Karenga matter-of-factly explained that the forces out to get O.J. > Simpson for the "framed" murder of two whites included: "the FBI, the > CIA, the State Department, Interpol, the Chicago Police Department" > and so on. (He further noted that "the evidence was not strong enough > to prohibit or eliminate unreasonable doubt" -- an interesting > standard of proof.) Karenga should know about FBI infiltration. > > Also, in the category of the-gentleman-doth-protest-too-much, back in > the '70s, Nigerian newspapers were claiming that many American black > radicals were CIA operatives. Karenga leapt in to denounce the idea > publicly, saying, "Africans must stop generalizing about the loyalties > and motives of Afro-Americans, including the widespread suspicion of > black Americans being CIA agents." > > There is no question now that the FBI fueled the bloody rivalry > between the Panthers and United Slaves, leading in one outburst to the > shooting of Panther Al "Bunchy" Carter on the UCLA campus by Karenga's > United Slaves. Karenga himself served time, a useful stepping-stone > for his current position as a black studies professor at California > State University at Long Beach. > > Kwanzaa itself is a lunatic blend of schmaltzy '60s rhetoric, black > racism and Marxism. Indeed, the seven "principles" of Kwanzaa praise > collectivism in every possible arena of life -- economics, work, > personality, even litter removal ("Kuumba: Everyone should strive to > improve the community and make it more beautiful.") It takes a village > to raise a police snitch. > > Asked to distinguish Kawaida, the philosophy underlying Kwanzaa, from > "classical Marxism" in the 1995 interview, Karenga basically said that > under Kawaida, we also hate whites. While taking the "best of" -- I'm > not making this up -- "early Chinese and Cuban socialism," Kawaida > practitioners believe one's racial identity "determines life > conditions, life-chances and self-understanding." There's a happy > Horatio Alger story for you. > > Coincidentally, the seven principles of Kwanzaa are the very same > seven principles of the Symbionese Liberation Army, another charming > invention of the Least-Great Generation. In 1974, Patricia Hearst, > kidnap victim-cum-SLA revolutionary, posed next to the banner of her > alleged captors, a seven-headed cobra. Each snake head stood for one > of the SLA's revolutionary principles (and this sounds like Saturday > Night Live's send-up of the second presidential debate in which George > Bush rattled off an endless series of Nigerian names): Umojo, > Kujichagulia, Ujima, Ujamaa, Nia, Kuumba and Imani -- precisely the > seven "principles" of Kwanzaa. > > With his Kwanzaa greetings, President Clinton is saluting the > intellectual sibling of the Symbionese Liberation Army, killer of > housewives and police, and the founder of United Slaves, who were such > lunatics that they shot Panthers for not being sufficiently violent -- > all with the FBI as their covert ally. It's as if David Duke invented > a holiday called "Anglica," and the president of the United States > issued a presidential proclamation honoring the synthetic holiday. > People might well stand up and take notice if that happened. > > Liberals have become so mesmerized by the hegemonic multicultural > nonsense that they have forgotten the real history -- the violence, > the Marxism, the insanity. Most absurdly, for leftists anyway, is that > they have forgotten the FBI's tacit encouragement of this murderous > black nationalist cult founded by the father of Kwanzaa. United Slaves > were proto-fascists, walking around in dashikis, blowing away Black > Panthers and adopting invented "African" names. (That was a big help > to the black community: How many boys named "Jamal" currently sit on > death row?) > > Now the "holiday" concocted by these violent stormtrooper stooges of > the FBI is a "tradition," a celebration of the "value of our past." > This is not a tradition. This is a '60s psychosis grafted onto black > community, while the Christian leaders at the forefront of the civil > rights movement are washed out of the picture.
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