Thursday, June 11, 2015

New Ways to Keep the Coloreds Down

Honest to fucking dog, Mississippi, will you ever quit?

At every high school graduation the administrator in charge always tells parents to wait till the end to cheer for their students, and at every graduation, there's always a few parents who ignore that admonition and shout out. It's more or less a graduation tradition.

But I could see where families in Mississippi would truly be celebrating their child's graduation from high school, given the difficulty factor in actually reaching that milestone. One in four students in Mississippi drops out before graduation right now. If they do graduate, there's a good chance they'll go to college (80 percent do), so that high school diploma is a huge milestone.

However, at least one school superintendent objects to any public celebration in defiance of his orders. After the usual admonition about waiting till the end was disobeyed by enthusiastic parents, Superintendent Jay Foster tossed them out.

“My 18-year-old daughter, Lanarcia Walker, graduated from Senatobia High,” Linda Walker said.
The pomp and circumstance did not last long for some Mississippi families.
“He said ‘you did it baby’, waived his towel and went out the door,” Walker explained.
“When she went across the stage I just called her name out. ‘Lakaydra’. Just like that,” Ursula Miller said she shouted about her niece.
Miller and Henry Walker were two of the four people asked to leave Senatobia High School’s graduation ceremony for cheering.
Well, that's one of the consequences of breaking the rules. I get that. But what came next seems quite heavy handed to me. Instead of letting the whole issue die right there, Foster decided to serve them with a summons to court, one these families cannot afford to defend against.
Senatobia Municipal School District Superintendent Jay Foster filed ‘disturbing the peace’ charges against the people who yelled at graduation.
Officers issued warrants for their arrests with a possible $500 bond.
“It’s crazy,” Henry Walker said. “The fact that I might have to bond out of jail, pay court costs, or a $500 fine for expressing my love, it’s ridiculous man. It’s ridiculous.”
To be fair, it's just more blatant in Mississippi, but it's happening everywhere: the criminalization of non-conformist behavior as an excuse to intimidate and jail everyone who can't afford bail or a lawyer.

Catch any non-white doing anything but obeying a white's orders, and it's prison for "disturbing the peace."

And why not?  It's worked like a charm in every totalitarian dictatorship you can name.

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