High Schoolers Forced to Watch White Guilt Film
Parents and concerned citizens in Henrico, Virginia are speaking out against an animated film shown to students at Glen Allen High School. The video, called “The Unequal Opportunity Race,” is a piece of social justice propaganda that school officials say encourages “racial discourse” among the students. But critics correctly see it for what it is: a lesson in modern liberalism.
“They are sitting there watching a video that is dividing them up from a racial standpoint. It’s a white guilt kind of video,” said Don Blake, the grandfather of a student subjected to the film. “I think somebody should be held accountable for this.”
The short movie shows four runners poised at the starting line of a race. Two of the runners are white and the other two are not. When the starting gun sounds, the two white athletes take off while the two minorities are kept behind the line. Eventually, they are allowed to go, but not until the white runners have taken a substantial lead. Even after getting into the race, the minorities are beset by obstacles – words such as “genocide” and “slavery” block their path; even “standardized tests” are thrown into the mix as racial challenges.
After a white runner wins the race with a little help from a conveyor belt, the video concludes with a heavy-handed message: “Affirmative action helps level the playing field.”
School officials defended the film in a statement: “A segment of the video was one component of a thoughtful discussion in which all viewpoints were encouraged. As always, we are welcoming of feedback from students and their families, and we address concerns directly as they come forward.”
Uh-huh. So can we assume from this statement that the students were also shown a video arguing that affirmative action is a bad idea? Probably not, huh? Something tells us that contrary viewpoints were not encouraged at this assembly in quite the same manner, if at all. That “something” being this: if these students had been shown an anti-affirmative action video or a video exposing “white privilege” as a liberal myth, every leftist newspaper in the country would be demanding that someone be fired. There is only one acceptable mode of thought in their world and you have two choices: you can either agree or you can shut up.
Besides what this kind of indoctrination does to white students, our economy, and our cultural progress, what is it doing to blacks and other minorities? When you peel away all the BS, the most concrete version of “white privilege” may be that whites don’t have to be patronized by guilty liberals. Oh, you poor thing, you don’t have a chance unless we help you. Accept our help, dear. Do it now. How many lives are ruined by educators who brainwash them into thinking the game is rigged against them?