February 23, 2016

Just try to watch 10 seconds of Buzzfeed's new racist video that openly and shamelessly attacks white people

StaffRebel Columnist

Replace 'white' with 'Muslim' or 'black' and imagine the outrage this would cause.

In a new Buzzfeed video, people are asked to respond to the word 'white'.

Here are just some of the rather racist words spoken in the video.

“When I think about white, I think about maybe a group of people who I would love to be in harmony with, but don't feel that they feel the same way,” Sylvia, a Kenyan-American says.

“They don't acknowledge what happened in the past,” says a boy named Marabee who looks far too young to have ever actually experienced anything that 'happened in the past'. “They don't try to understand as well.”

“When I see the word white, the first thing that comes to mind would be privilege. Arrogance. Naive,” a black man from LA explains.

“Not all of them are wallowing freely and shamelessly in their privilege, but it seems like the ones that are, are typically male.”

Rightfully, the video has been panned on YouTube with the dislikes far outweighing the likes.

Buzzfeed Canada exposed its questionable race-based practices last week when its senior editor, Scaachi Koul said she was accepting pitches for stories from people preferably not white or male.

She had previously made offensive comments towards whites on the state broadcaster, the CBC, and was taken to task for her arrogance on the site's comment section.

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commented 2016-08-23 04:23:21 -0400
And these morons wonder why nobody cares what they say. Grow up you little brats. This new generation of cry babies literally just want everything handed to them. Get off your lazy, morbidly obese, made up gender butts and get a JOB.
commented 2016-03-03 20:02:05 -0500
What is privlage and where dose it come from. Let’s use a drivers licence for example. It is a privlage to drive in Canada not a right. No one is born with a drivers licence. Sure depending on you family’s history you may be in a better position to obtain one. (Financially better off, better educated, whatever) You can have all the money in the world if you can’t pass the drivers test you don’t get a licence.
So a person from family A goes to school works hard at it, graduates, gets a good job, and saves money to pay for the test and a new vehicle.
A comparable person from family B goes to school slacks off the whole time their there, ends up dropping out, can’t find a job because they have no education, spends all their money on drugs and alcohol so they have no money to take the test or buy a car.
So 20 years or so go by and now kids from both family’s have reached driving age.
Kid from family A is encouraged to get good marks in school and instilled with the vales that if you work hard for something you can achieve your goals.
Kid from family B has it rough his parents are drug addicted drunks that value nothing yell and scream and tell them they will never amount to shit.
Kid from family A has driving lessons from his family gets financial help to pay the cost associated with driving while kid from family B has none of these benefits.
Stack this story again and again and family A becomes more and more prosperous while leaving family B in the dust. What we see here is the result of hard work paying off. Sure later generations are better off for the hard work of their forefathers. But that’s just it they earned it while family B did nothing to better themselves.My point being Privileges come to those who work hard to earn them. Not to those who feel they are entitled to them simply because they see others have it.
commented 2016-02-26 11:47:44 -0500
Oh boo hoo! Suck it up buttercups. Talk about someone being racist!!!
commented 2016-02-26 06:01:28 -0500
I AM CANADIAN. This is my response ALWAYS, to people when they ask, “where are you from.” The video, did not resonate with my experience. The word white to me means, bright, light, hope. If I likened it to people, I would say exactly that….some people. I am 37 years old, a first generation Canadian. I do not identify with any other country as my own except Canada. I have never blamed white privilege for any of my failures. I refuse to raise my children to believe that they are at a disadvantage because of the colour of their skin. I have felt PRIVILEGE to call myself Canadian. I have always known that racism exists in Canada, I’ve just never experienced it…until I read these comments. While many of these comments will perpetuate hate, I will do as I always do and be me, a person. Someone who extends, respect, empathy, and love for my fellow man. I understand in this moment that YOUR very inability to empathize with institutionalized genocide of a race, is your WHITE PRIVILEGE.
commented 2016-02-25 16:46:49 -0500
Let’s generalize some more ehhh ??
This is the shit my kids were taught and seems to be getting more and more about slamming us honkys.
Dirty Harry says this below but so you stupid and ignorant folks know….Hundreds of thousands of whites died fighting with blacks for the freedom of the blacks. I know we are not taught these type of facts in our leftist indoctrination centers. This racism crap is out of control. I am now told I am a bigot by stupid folks of all colours including the worst idiots which are you whites who seem to feel guilty about being white. You can really FO! It is an industry brought on and helped along by the world’s number one racist and his ilk…Obama. That of course includes all main stream media who love to fan the flames of hatred when there really isn’t much of it. You have a black president so shut the f—k up and get busy.
commented 2016-02-24 15:31:45 -0500
When I think of White, I think of the superior race/culture of people who fought each other to give slaves their freedom in the Americas and Europe. I feel rather proud of that. Hows that for privilege? You are welcome Black people of America. You are free because of our “white privilege”. Now try to advance yourselves instead of constantly getting a chip on your shoulder for something. White cops shooting criminals who happen to be black, is not racism. It’s duty played out by the cops. Natives, not sorry your ancestors were too stupid in dealing with Europeans. You did get the shitty end of he stick but it’s not my fault. Now if you want to live life in your culture and give up what you have today, please go ahead and do so. We won’t give you any money and you can live as you like on your land.
commented 2016-02-24 13:36:50 -0500
@ Sarah “Why are even you presenting this buzzfeed video as news?”

Why does anyone present anything as news? Is your definition of what constitutes news the standard by which all people should abide?
commented 2016-02-24 09:52:11 -0500
while I think some comments were generalizations, they didn’t apply to all white people. by the way believing or not believing white privilege exists doesn’t make one racist. Why are even you presenting this buzzfeed video as news?
commented 2016-02-24 09:25:09 -0500
I once belonged to a club whose members were English and French. Some of the French members called themselves “French Canadians” and the English were simply English. I corrected them by saying that we were all Canadians, some who spoke English and some who spoke French.
I wonder what our “new Canadians” will call themselves?
They need to identify themselves as Canadians first and their ancestry last.
commented 2016-02-23 23:07:53 -0500
That sounded like a pretty good description of Trudashian. Privileged, arrogant and naive.
commented 2016-02-23 23:07:53 -0500
That sounded like a pretty good description of Trudashian. Privileged, arrogant and naive.
commented 2016-02-23 22:16:35 -0500
If these guys are so overwhelmed with ‘white privilege’, then why do they come to the countries created & developed by white people?? Unashamedly, they will use all the modern inventions & creations of white race, will accept all the benefits & aid provided by the western countries but will never acknowledge & appreciate the people (race) who were responsible for that development. Ironically, even the media they are using to propagate their hatred of white race was invented by whites.
commented 2016-02-23 22:00:51 -0500
I think that White to Black and Black to White racism is a no go. Soon it will be Black and White Christians against Brown, Black and White Muslims.
commented 2016-02-23 21:19:07 -0500
Here’s my last comment on this thread. Sorry, hope I’m not boring you. Well, about 5 months ago I commented on: Free Speech: At What Cost? youtube.com/watch?v=a8kcNJLpRJ4. Where a female black pundit out of Ottawa, turned the free speech issue into a narrative about Black Face.
Here’s just a bit of what I shared with her.
Excuse me? Black face in Canada, a part of our cultural history? As a Canadian I take issue to her reference and additionally refuse to take on guilt for another Country’s racist behaviour. Nor will I “control” my thoughts and expressions due to others misguided choices, nor accept the consequences they suggest will come my way for not buying into their version of reality. I wish people like her would have the intellectual honesty to limit themselves to Canadian content when discussing “our” free speech. Leave the American’s to figure out their own free and/or politically correct speech. Additionally, I would also like to request that everyone calling themselves a Canadian, but who still identifies with their Country of origin as “home”, extend to us the courtesy and please have the dignity and respect to keep them as a personal pursuit, and not lay them at my door, as we extended courtesy to you when we opened our home to you.
commented 2016-02-23 21:01:49 -0500
Thank you Mr. Taalman! Hey, Rebel, want more of my money? Let us comment directly and +1 as in Youtubes desgin.
commented 2016-02-23 20:37:31 -0500
Dear Mr. Don MacDonald, (well said, Sir!) But, don’t we all know this? So what do you think is behind this agenda? What I find quite curious is that between the SJW anti-white movement and the Islamic issue, is that they assume we will fold into a ball of sobbing apologists. Rather, I think they are creating the perfect storm, where White people will come together in a way that has never occurred previously. And we are the ones who have access to all of the destructive means, productive means…and they don’t think we’ll use them if pushed… What if we, just boycott all the groups who are promoting white hatred and discrimination? And I’m referring to corporations, government…the whole ball of wax. If they want us out, then lets keep our productive behaviour to ourselves, only share it with ourselves, and not partake with anyone who has the gaul to refer to us as racists and imperialists. I personally really take issue with being called White and privileged. My father didn’t have shoes, sold newspapers to raise money when he was five years old, in Ontario, in the late 40’s. My mother faired even worse in Quebec, as a Native/French under the Brit/Scots (forgiven). I am so infuriated that the rhetoric from the US has made its way into our narrative. A person who considers themselves BROWN but decided to immigrate here, and now have an issue with the racial make-up and ideologies that made this Country? I suggest they leave immediately before they turn this Country into the dump they escaped from. I would ask them. Hmmm, so why did you come here if you hated the White people here? Oh, I guess it’s because you are an immoral person who will do anything for money, even live among people you despise. Then, once you’ve gained some power you feel the need to destroy the beliefs that gave you that power.
commented 2016-02-23 19:25:55 -0500
This is why I hope against hope that Ben Carson could be President. He would straighten this out for any one confused about it pretty darn quick.
commented 2016-02-23 18:39:08 -0500
It’s funny when I think of white I think of clouds I think of bread I think of ceilings I think of shirts I think of potatoes I think of light I think of the white house I think of whipped cream and I think of Santa Clause’s white beard I don’t think like the racists think
commented 2016-02-23 18:23:18 -0500
I’m glad I’m White! Means I’m less likely to be killed by a Black thug!
commented 2016-02-23 18:11:17 -0500
DON MACDONALD commented 2 mins ago
Thank you for an enlightened, cerebral post!
commented 2016-02-23 18:09:23 -0500
CLIMATEFALLACY commented 1 hour ago
“Victimhood is a construct.”
Making victims out of everyone is what liberals do best! They have been so brainwashed with the failures of the “white man’s burden” that they are guilting us all into a dangerous place that is likely to end in racial violence all over again. Race relations are the worst they have been in years not because the right is less tolerant, in my opinion there has been no further race problem other than what has been created and festers in the white liberal mind. They love their "ism"s, and victim"ism" allows them to further a totalitarian intolerance of others’ views, opinions, and values that will not fully support their worldview.
commented 2016-02-23 18:08:34 -0500
The ability to discriminate in found in ALL human nature. Skin color is simply the most obvious starting point . When I saw pictures of Africans forcing a burning tire on another African it wasn’t because of his skin color. When the Rwanda Tutsi’s massacred 1 million Hutu’s it wasn’t because of skin color . When we get past skin color and religious and tribal beliefs we arrive at societal discrimination and this is where benign forms of servitude and slavery exist. In American “white” society you find the lower rungs occupied by ’ white trash’ , ’ trailer trash ’ ’ hillbillies’ and other people you don’t want your kids to associate . The only societies that don’t have a race issue are ones like Japan and Iceland with its monolithic society that ardently prohibits and restricts immigration regardless of applicants origin. India is a country of a billion people who are not white but are Caucasian due to bone structure. The old British racist remark about India was that
" they’re all wogs to me ". Yet India has a caste system that has been every bit as discriminatory as found anywhere and has been for centuries.
For those who have issues with “white” people my suggestion is to point us to a society in the world where there is a mosaic collection of people and no discrimination. If there’s someone out there doing it better than ‘white’ society, then I’m all for listening to them.
commented 2016-02-23 17:51:03 -0500
David Williams…..LOVED your ‘surly TruDOPE’ comment and a perfect example of ‘privileged’….knows nothing about working, knows nothing about ANYTHING, gets the job as PM. What does THAT say about Canadians I ask you?
commented 2016-02-23 17:48:20 -0500
P.T. Phillips…..our Charter needs to be scrapped….period. It does not fit in with the world we live in now and CANADIANS need protection, no matter their colour. Anything that is crafted by a TruDOPE needs to be scrapped and re-done.
commented 2016-02-23 17:45:39 -0500
Paul Taalman…….well said, could not have said it better myself.
commented 2016-02-23 17:42:36 -0500
I don’t see it as an attack on white people. There are the usual ‘chip on the shoulder’ non whites and there are whites who see themselves just ‘as a race’. The chip on the shoulder will never go away, it is a crutch for people who blame others for their lack of ambition, motivation etc. There are LOTS of non white people who are very successful in life. The people who most resent their colour are blacks, they just can’t get away from it. Their problem.
commented 2016-02-23 17:42:01 -0500
As a member of the Rotary Club of Ajax, my volunteer efforts help people of all colours all over the WORLD! I sponsor the drinking water for a family in Laos. When I was asked to do so, I didn’t stop and think about their colour.
What we are seeing here is discrimination. We live in Canada. We all have the opportunity to become PM…if we want…if we work for it. Ontario has a White, Lesbian Premier (not that I had anything to do with it) but how open-minded is that?

Recently, just outside of Hamilton, a citizen shot an Aboriginal guy trying to steal his pick-up truck at 3 in the morning. Now they’re saying the guy shot the criminal because he was Aboriginal…How about the homeowner shot the “Aboriginal” guy because the Aboriginal guy was trying to STEAL his truck! Missing Aboriginal women, beaten and abused by their own, but it’s my fault. Young black men killing each other on a nearly daily basis here in the GTA but somehow it’s my fault. Three white cops shoot 3 black men – race riots (looting and burning down their black neighbor’s stores) yet no one says anything about 11,000 black men in The U.S.A. getting killed by 11,000 black men last year! Yeah; black lives matter!

Slavery has been around for EVER! It wasn’t invented by some white guys. I find it funny when watching documentaries they show African men going into African villages and capturing their “brothers and sisters” and selling them to White slave traders, but “African Americans” (I noticed one person being interviewed here was a “Kenyan-American”) seem to conveniently forget that point.

Before white man showed up in other parts of the world, those people were living in mud huts…Just like the People’s Front of Judea – “What did the Romans ever do for us?” “Well, they gave us running water, agriculture, sanitation, roads, currency, trade, security, law and order, democracy (well, at least we tried).” “Well, other than giving us; running water, agriculture, sanitation, roads, currency, trade, security, law and order, democracy. What did the Romans do for us? Nothing!” Thank you Monty Python. Great rant by John Cleese the other day about Political Correctness by the way.

The video is hate speech and the originators of this video should be brought before a Human Rights Tribunal (yeah, like that’s ever going to happen).

MLK said; “Judge not a man by the colour of his skin but by the content of his character.” I agree. Now prove you have CHARACTER!
commented 2016-02-23 17:26:15 -0500
Gee. I’m awfully sorry for being white. Is there transracial, sort of like transgender? Maybe I can change my skin colour to satisfy all the progressives in the world.
commented 2016-02-23 17:21:23 -0500
True racism may be a problem that requires addressing and yet we in Canada live in a country that puts daily emphasis on special rights and privileges being granted to those whom can trace any ancestor as having come from our first group of settlers and regardless of how vague that connection might be. If the truth be known we in Canada are virtually all racial mongrels, a fact that should be a source of pride for our multicultural intent as a society. If it takes amending our Charter to emphasize One Nation, One People it’s time to get it done.
commented 2016-02-23 16:56:35 -0500
I’m not sure how going up poor, working like a dog, paying off a huge student loan and clawing my way into a respectable carrier is a privilege. I do not feel I owe anything to anyone or took anything from anyone. Neither should any another self made individual regardless of race, skin color, gender or sexual orientation. Lets start judging people on their contributions to society, work ethic, moral compass and achievements not their skin color. It boggles the mind that the loony left elected the poster boy for what they consider “white privilege”. If there was such a thing surly Trudeau is the exemplification of “white privilege” Only Carl Marx and Vladimir Lenin worked less and spouted off more as champions of the working class.

“Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good.” Thomas Sowell