3/02/2007

Kenneth Eng: Why I Hate Blacks

Asian Week, a San Francisco magazine with an estimated readership of 50,000, has included an article by Chinese-American Kenneth Eng entitled: "Why I hate Blacks". Eng gives three reasons for his hatred of African-Americans:
1. "Blacks hate us. Every Asian who has ever come across them knows that they take almost every opportunity to hurl racist remarks at us."
2. "Contrary to media depictions, I would argue that blacks are weak-willed. They are the only race that has been enslaved for 300 years."
3. "Blacks are easy to coerce. This is proven by the fact that so many of them, including the Rev. Al Sharpton, tend to be Christians."
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Under pressure from S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsome as well as Speaker-of-the-House Nancy Pelosi, Asian Week has recanted. But the publication previously carried another article by the same author who describes himself as an "Asian Supremecist" (we usually just say "Han Chinese" in Taiwan) called "Why Whites Inherently Hate Us". The article argues the following points:
1. How many American films feature Asian heroes who are not stereotyped?
2. If someone makes a negative comment about a black person, all of the whites get hopping mad. Make a negative comment about the Asian race and nobody cares.
3. Most Asians know that everywhere we go, white/black/Hispanic people hurl racist remarks at us. I have already received about 10 racist remarks in the past three months and I have only been out of my home a handful of times.
4. In 1982, Vincent Chin was killed by two white people, Michael Nitz and Ronald Ebens. Both murderers went free, as the judge claimed that they were not the type of people who deserved to be in prison.
5. Chai Vang righteously killed six white people after they approached him with guns first. Unlike the "men" who murdered Vincent Chin, brave Mr. Vang was sentenced to life.
Asian civil rights activities receive virtually no media attention. Yet Rosa Parks was pretty much honored as a hero just because she refused to give up her seat. This is curious because Vincent Chin died to defend his race. Why hasn't he been given an award? It is quite naïve to think that all of this can be explained by claiming that whites are not "enlightened" or that whites lack awareness of our issues. It is even more immature to think that things will get better if only we continue to protest peacefully through lame marches and letters to the producers of (insert any American TV show here). Animals, through evolution, are intrinsically developed to detest organisms that are different; the obvious reason being that conformity to a certain level increases the chances of a species' survival. Since humans are part of the animal kingdom, it should be no surprise that whites have evolved to hate Asians, who have a strikingly different appearance than them.
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Obviously Asian Week stands by this article. It was published five months ago, and yet instead of backing down, it continued to run the works of Kenneth Eng.
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National Public Radio in the U.S. has done a great job of covering the item in "Op-Ed Piece Highlights Black-Asian Tensions": http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7662442

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Obviously, White people are the devil. You're right.

Zed said...

It's a no brainer.
In the last 500 years of North and South American, and the last 2000 plus years of the World History, it has been the WHITE Race of CHRISTIAN Faith all along who committed and carried out all the massacres, carnages, mayhems and atrocities mostly against other races and faiths and rarely against their own, from Asia to Africa and to Europe to the Americas, far more than that of any other races and faiths combined, which practice they simply cannot live without and still continue to the present day. And yet after all that, the WHITES and the CHRISTIANS determine and certify who is GOOD and who is EVIL !!

What the world has come to !?!?!