Former Mayor Ray Nagin Says New Orleans Is A Chocolate City

I don't know what a chocolate city means but I hope either prnfrt or zeyad will be able to tell me

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Quote taken out of context from a speech in 2006 and posted here only to promote racism.

The mayor, who was up for re-election that year, publicly apologized for his remarks at the beginning of a Bring New Orleans Back Commission meeting. He said he was trying only to encourage many of the city's displaced poor population to return. There had been rumors that some neighborhoods had been sold to "out-of-town" developers and the former residents did not have a home in New Orleans anymore.

Why is it whenever Democrats say something racist they claim it's taken out of context. According to your explanation Nagin was referring to citizens who had left. Did that mean the citizens were "chocolate", did it mean the city is "chocolate" and maybe you can explain to me what "chocolate city" means taken out of context or not. And how is using his quote promoting racism unless of course his original use of the term promoted racism? I'm anxious to see your answers.

Any statement I make is the opinion of me exercising my first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and is generally permitted.

"Why is it whenever Democrats say something racist they claim it's taken out of context."
So your taking something a person said ten years ago to point out that Democrats are racist? Is this your point? Are you getting desperate?
Remember, As a shitroom stall , shoe tap visitor conservative that you are now, take your cue from the man you voted for Mitt Romney and the RNC. 2000 to 2008 never existed. Obama took office right after Clinton. George Bush and his merry men never existed.
Everything wrong in this country is Obama's fault.
Keep trolling.

Finally, I realize that Jack Ford's comment about Toledo's suburbs wasn't racist. When he said "they're Whiter", he meant "their [chocolate is] whiter". He was essentially mis-quoted in the media. And it's true... it's hard to find white chocolate in Toledo, yet it's widely available in the specialty candy shops of the suburbs.

So glad all this got cleared up... the Liberal way. LOL!

Back a few decades, the City of Washington, D.C. was referred to by a D.C. radio personality as a "chocolate city" surrounded by "vanilla suburbs." The subject was racial diversity or lack thereof.

I must be overly sensitive because it really hurts me when I see people try to hurt other people just because the color of their skin is different. It hurts even more now in the year 2013 than it did in the 1970's (or earlier). I guess there will always be "losers" who have to blame others for their own inadequacies.

Think of all the nasty fun it would be if posters had to use their real names!

See nmfr I know the history of the term maybe you don't. Read this before you try to explain how Nagin didn't mean anything racial by the term. In African American culture, the term chocolate city refers to a positive, harmonious image of a city with a predominantly African American population and/or African American political leadership. The concept originated with radio DJs in Washington D.C. in the early 1970s and was popularized by the band Parliament, who released the album Chocolate City in 1975. The term has been widely used, including by prominent scholar Cornel West in his 1993 book Race Matters and by comedian Chris Rock

Any statement I make is the opinion of me exercising my first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and is generally permitted.

You don't know your history; you're close, but far enough away to present a completely different meaning. And, you're doing on purpose. Something you read on one of your "Hate N*****" sites? Even in 2006 the mayor apologized because so many people took what he said and gave it a different meaning.

And just what does something said by a former mayor, regarding the aftermath of major natural disaster years ago, have to do with the shooting that took place over this past weekend? The answer is obvious: RACISM

The only people you're kidding are yourself and other racists. Have you no shame?

Fredtheentertainer, by now most of us on SB understand that many of your post may have undertones and overtones that are not complimentary to disinfranchised groups. I quess there are people in this world who have to make themselves look good by trying to make people unlike themselves look bad. I surprised you haven't posted negative posts about skinny people.

Rev. Jesse Jackson referred to Jews as "Hymies" and to New York City
as "Hymietown" in January 1984 during a conversation with a black Washington Post reporter, Milton Coleman. Jackson had assumed the references would not be printed because of his racial bond with Coleman, but several weeks later Coleman permitted the slurs to be included far down in an article by another Post reporter on Jackson's rocky relations with American Jews."

Jesse Jackson forced to apologise again to Barack Obama for racist slur
"Jesse Jackson, the veteran civil rights activist, has been forced to issue a grovelling apology to Senator Barack Obama after it emerged he had used the word "niggers" while disparaging the Democratic presidential candidate. "

Louis Farrakhan: "Hitler was a great man"

Joe Biden: "You cannot go to a 7-11 or Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian Accent.""

"Mahatma Gandhi "ran a gas station down in Saint Louis." "
-Senator Hillary Clinton

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a

Remember him? Why not post his videos, they'd make about as much sense. Many things happened decades ago, but most have us have learned from history so we don't have to repeat it.

And listening to the videos, the quotes you posted are not heard. What would your "God" think about you breaking Moses' ninth commandant?

"What would your "God" think about you breaking Moses' ninth commandant?"

You must think that, since "all people who believe in God are Republicans, then all Republicans must believe in God."

That is the same as me saying, "Since all homosexuals are Democrat, then all Democrats are homosexuals".

I fully and 100% support the 1st Amendment to the Constitution because I do NOT want some jack-booted thug telling me I have to fall to my knees and prey 5 times a day.
I support freedom of relgion because it is covered under Free Speech.
I support freedom of religion because I support the United States Constitution.

And the First Amendment does not say anything about "freedom FROM religion".

So just like we all have to put up with your nonsensical yammering, YOU have to put up with people sharing their religious beliefs.

Don't like it? TOO BAD. Shut up and move to Iran where they will beat the everloving Allah out of you.

I on the other hand, will support a persons right to believe in a higher power because THAT IS WHAT FREEDOM IS. Get it?

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a

The point was your lying and how that made you a bad person.

You can WATCH with your own eyes the racists vomit their hatred towards Jews.

The other quotes I posted I even gave the links so you could look them up for yourself.

Yet somehow I "am lying"? When the truth is STARING YOU IN THE FACE?

No wonder Obimbo won. Your type wouldn't know a lie if it was on TV for 8 months wagging it's finger at you and, while under oath to a Grand Jury, was saying "I did not have sex with that woman."

I checked again and YES, in each video the racist hatred being spewed by Dimocraps IS PART OF THE VIDEO. In fact, the video of Farakahan. In that one, the racist devil is just spewing hatered of America. But here is a link to his "Hitler is a very great man" rant. The bastard SAID IT TWICE on national TV.

Try again.

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a

all are 100% governed by tax, waste, and buy off Peace from the scummiest, most worthless, lazy, loafing beings to ever walk Earth-all 100% Gimmerats !!!

Anyone not seeing this absolute correlation is as stupid as they vote !!!

Hey, where be my FREE Obamaphone ?!
Obamafood ?
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ObamacableTV ?
Obamacollege ?
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Obamaeverything ?

The rich and the rich wannabees want the rest of us to pay for their castles, beer and chips.
What's the difference, Katrina or Sandy? Katrina- Black people sure got a lot of help on that deal.

You liberal job killing, America hating scum all want everyone to be as miserable as you heathens are !

Tartarus, is your end mister...get ready, you'll meet all of your old liberal friends there.Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Idi Amin, et know... fellow travelers.

Hey, Tater Tot, a little advice. MikeyA should be able to recommend a good anger management class for you.

I recommend that we SB folks start a Tator Tot fund to pay for a one-way ticket to New Orleans so they get up close and personal with people down there. We should also provide a large jar of petroleum jelly to pack on their ass.

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