‘The Media Doesn’t Give A Damn About Most Black Victims’: Heather Mac Donald Talks New Equity Book On Ben Shapiro Show | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Mairead Elordi.

    Heather Mac Donald ripped into how the media covers crime on The Ben Shapiro Show on Tuesday as she discussed her new book on equity.

    Mac Donald's book, titled "When Race Trumps Merit: How the Pursuit of Equity Sacrifices Excellence, Destroys Beauty, and Threatens Lives," is published by DW Books and came out on Tuesday.

    Mac Donald's book addresses the "elephant in the room," arguing that dysfunctional inner-city culture, not "systemic racism" is what is hindering the progress of black Americans.

    "That culture belittles academic achievement as 'acting white,'" Mac Donald writes. "America turns its eyes away from this pathological culture and blames itself for phantom racism. We pretend that the reason for the lack of proportional representation in institution after institution is racist measures of achievement rather than vast academic and behavioral gaps. As a remedy for this alleged racism, we create double standards of accomplishment and behavior. But double standards help no one. They are condescending, and they are lethal."

    Shapiro and Mac Donald discussed Thursday's shooting of Ralph Yarl, a 16-year-old black teenager shot and injured by an 84-year-old white man after ringing the doorbell of the wrong house in Kansas City. Yarl was trying to pick up his twin younger brothers but went to the wrong home.

    The shooter has been charged with the equivalent of attempted murder. The district attorney said there was a "racial component" to the shooting. The shooter faces up to life in prison if convicted.

    "This is a horrible shooting. The man should face some sort of criminal accountability, but it is not the way that black people die," Mac Donald told Shapiro.

    "Black people almost never die at the hands of whites. They die at the hands of other blacks, and the media doesn't give a damn about that. It doesn't give a damn about most black victims because it's not willing to talk about black criminals," the attorney and author continued.

    "Blacks, sadly, and this is a difficult thing to talk about, but they commit crime at vastly higher rates than any other group," Mac Donald said.

    The result of the criminal justice system often not enforcing the law against black Americans is "more black lives being lost," she said.

    Mac Donald also addressed the broader issue of the West "canceling itself" because of its "demographic past," its traditions of music, art, science, and mathematics that came from white Europeans.

    "Get over it. That's not racist," she said.

    George Floyd's death and the riots that followed during the summer of 2020 brought racism once again to the forefront of the political debate. Protesters were upset about police brutality but also "systemic racism," the idea that America has widespread discrimination poisoning the ability of black Americans to be successful.

    The "disparate impact" theory has been used to invalidate school discipline policies, bank lending standards, and written tests for first responders.

    Now, however, Mac Donald's book shows that "disparate-impact thinking is jeopardizing scientific progress, destroying public order, and poisoning the appreciation of art and culture. And the crusade against standards is based on a lie," according to a press release promoting the release.

It has been far too many years since the Woke theology interlaced its canons within the fabric of the Indoctrination Realm, so it is nigh time to ask: Does this Representative Republic continue, as a functioning society of a self-governed people, by contending with the unusual, self absorbed dictates of the Woke, and their vast array of Victimhood scenarios?
  Yes, the Religion of Woke must continue; there are so many groups of underprivileged, underserved, a direct result of unrelenting Inequity; they deserve everything.
  No; the Woke fools must be toppled from their self-anointed pedestal; a functioning society of a good Constitutional people cannot withstand this level of "existential" favoritism as it exists now.
  I just observe; with this thoughtful observation: What will happen "when the Vikings are breeching our walls;" how do the Woke react?
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Considering what has happened to our Representative Republic since the corruptive orthodoxy that led to the tolerated abomination - The Russia Hoax - where felonies were perpetrated upon the American People by the creation of the Two Tiered Justice System, in the misnomer of "Social Justice:" Where do you stand on sustaining our constitutionally guaranteed freedoms in a society where injustice is chronically sanctioned by one political orthodoxy?
  I believe in a perfected society by employing a higher governmental authority to train the behavior of the public.
  The United States Constitution does not allow just a few freedoms, it guarantees ALL freedoms promised to Humankind by God.
  Just don't take away my Social Media.
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Big Bob said:
( June 6th, 2023 @ 2:50 pm )
Just what is posted here. Enough for me.
Do I support reparations for slavery. That's a tough one.
On principle yes. However in practicality, I don't know what that would look like.
I'd settle for the death of Mr. Crow.
( June 6th, 2023 @ 11:23 am )
I am sure you have never read Heather's writings yourself, Bigot Bob, you just parrot what some "progressive" hack has claimed. And you won't answer the question about whether you support "reparations" for slavery, which deflection on your part strongly suggests that you DO. So I will ask you again directly, and your failure to give a direct answer will confirm that you DO.
Big Bob said:
( June 6th, 2023 @ 9:20 am )
The writings of Heather, suggest otherwise.
( June 6th, 2023 @ 7:31 am )
You continue to live in the distant past, Bobbie, not the present or even the recent past, and you are part of the grievance culture and victim culture of the progressive far left. I'll bet you even support this "reparations" nonsense.
Big Bob said:
( June 5th, 2023 @ 10:32 pm )
Poor baby. Tell us where it hurts.
You know I can still show you the substandard school near Windsor where all the black kids were sent to school. You know when we wouldn't share a water fountain or bathroom. You remember. Wounds heal slowly and leave scares. Things are better today, and my guess is, they are better inspite of you, not because of you. Just a guess.
( June 5th, 2023 @ 3:04 pm )
Since the 1960s, the shoe has been on the other foot with Affirmative Action and related programs. The deck was stacked in the favor of anyone who was not a white male. Anyone of working age today whom have been in that environment all of their working lives. Jim Crow is ancient history but you crow too much about it. I do not know of white males I know who whine about Affirmative Action the way you do about things lost past, Bobbie.
Big Bob said:
( June 5th, 2023 @ 12:30 pm )
I'm sorry , but blacks did not gain equality under the law until 1964. I did not live during slave times but I lived during Jim Crow. So save the BS.
( June 5th, 2023 @ 10:31 am )
Think of what today's far left calls "equity" as Marxism applied to race, and "systemic racism" is also a Marxist term. And Bigot Bob is the biggest race hustler on this site. Everything to him/her is about race or about homosexuality.

Historically, prior to the War Between the States, twenry percent of southern blacks were free blacks, and ten percent of free blacks were also slaveowners, compared to about three percent of white southerners.

Poor people are not inherently criminal. That is Marxist blather.
Big Bob said:
( June 5th, 2023 @ 9:13 am )
The author is a racist fraud.
The premise of the book is faulty and everyone knows it. Blacks don't a commit a disproportional amount of crime, poor people do. People of color are more likely to be poorPoor because of systemic racism. Because of slavery and Jim Crow, people of color never amassed the generational wealth white people did. Trump is a classic example. Rich from generational well, never worked a day in his life, a complete criminal.
( June 4th, 2023 @ 4:18 am )
Heather MacDonald is brilliant as a real journalist, as well as she has proved in many other of her avocations that led her to this point of persuasion.

The Left has NO such force operating in their corrupt cradle of propagandists.

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