I know from long, hard and very personal experience that a person can be victimized and still CHOOSE to be a victor.
Why did blacks riot in Baltimore?
“We’re just angry at the surroundings–like this is all that is given to us?–and we’re tired of this, like nobody wants to wake up and see broken-down buildings.” – Robert Wilson of Baltimore
In today’s world of welfare, food stamps, government housing, and white guilt, Mr. Wilson doesn’t know any better than to ask for handouts from and to pass blame on white people.
But Baltimore elected its first black mayor in 1987. Today, the mayor, the police chief, the fire chief, and half the police force are black. Two thirds of the population and most of the city council are black.
Those neighborhoods Wilson complains of didn’t start out as slums. Whites saved and worked hard to build those neighborhoods. They maintained them, repaired them, and loved them. But after the riots in Baltimore in 1968, whites panicked and sold their property at desperation prices and fled.
Now those neighborhoods that were once filled with lovely and loved homes are wastelands of broken-down buildings inhabited by people who have been told by and have believed their evil Democrat overseers that they are doomed to be victims.