Thursday, May 29, 2014

MSNBC’s Touré says ‘power of whiteness’ benefited Holocaust survivors

Black hate speech.  How about the power of hard work?

MSNBC host Touré is accused of anti-Semitism after suggesting Friday that Holocaust survivors were able to succeed in America because they’re white.

A Twitter user by the name @hope_and_chains tweeted at Touré on Friday, saying, “My family survived a concentration camp, came to the US w/ nothing, LEGALLY, and made it work.”

“The power of whiteness,” Touré retorted, gaining more than 240 retweets.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish organization dedicated to combating anti-Semitism, condemned the statement.

“It’s obviously absurd and smacks of intense and disgusting anti-Semitism. It’s reverse racism basically,” the center’s Efraim Zuroff told the Blaze.

“There is no question that part of the anti-Semitism that we see has its roots in the form of jealousy. This is a perfect example: ‘Jews made it because they’re white and Jews,’” he said.

Touré apologized for the remark Tuesday afternoon, four days after his original tweet.



stanky said...

White is right.

Anonymous said...

Ethnic envy is pathetic and self-defeating.

Anonymous said...

there is no such thing as "reverse racism," there is just racism no matter who it's against whites or blacks!

But today there are more black racists than white because black racism is acceptable white is not.

Anonymous said...

He DID NOT apologize for his point of view, he appologized for tweeting it because he only had 140 characters to work with.

Bird of paradise said...

A-Mess NBC who can trust the dirty lying peacock?

Anonymous said...

What a strange kerfuffle when two 'oppressed' groups are fighting over who has it worse...???

Anonymous said...

5:56 It's competing masochism.

Bird of Paradise said...

A-MESS-NBC more examples why the media cant be trusted