House Nigger – “A black person that does their best to please white people even if it means disowning their own racial identity. A black person that sucks up to the white man for benefits.”
Used in a sentence – “Uncle Tom House Niggers do scare me!” – From KRS One, “House Niggas” (1989). or, “Any black Republican is a “house nigger” because the GOP could care less about them, hence the Southern Strategy.”
During the last few weeks, the mainstream media has managed to highlight a few African-Americans, who just happened to call themselves Republicans. Straight up, they’re nothing but sell-outs…Uncle Tom’s…House Niggers!
Pretty rough language, eh? Deal with it! I’m plenty pissed off right about now! In fact, it’s downright sickening, really! For years, there have been a few African-Americans that have been sympathetic to the conservative cause. Most have been relegated to the “back of the bus” by the GOP.
But since the election of the country’s first black president in 2008, the Republican leadership has managed to bring those “sell-outs” front and center. At the head of the line is Florida Congressman Allen West, who’s continued rhetoric has become downright embarrassing to black people worldwide.
West sent an email to Democratic Representative and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz in response to comments directed at him in a speech the Congresswoman made on the floor of the House of Representatives after West had departed the chamber.
West’s email, which he copied to members of House Democratic and Republican leadership, attacked Wasserman-Schultz as “the most vile, unprofessional ,and despicable member of the US House of Representatives”, claimed that she was “not a lady”, and demanded that she focus on her own congressional district.
What it all comes down to is “strategy”. Having a white Republican say the same things would be construed as being racist. But if a black man like Allen West would say the same things, The Republicans could get away with it. West is the perfect “patsy” for the GOP.
It’s unforgivable for any black man or woman to come out in support of what the GOP is perpetrating on America. But there are black people who will “sell-out” with only their individual wishes in mind. People like West, like presidential candidate Herman Cain, who said this week that communities have the right to deny mosques to be built, and like Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who has been on the wrong side of civil rights cases since his appointment in 1992.
50 years ago, these men wouldn’t have been allowed to be served in a restaurant in the South. They wouldn’t have walked into the front of a hotel, drink the same water fountain and certainly been able to vote in an election. It would be best for black Republicans to appreciate the sacrifices made, and stop drinking the Tea flavored “Kool-Aid”.