Friday, March 06, 2009

Mississippi Racism Still Burning?

The Southern Poverty Law Center posted this article on its blog a couple of days ago. We don't talk very much about Barrett because, for the most part, he stays pretty low-profile and he's just this quirky little guy who raises his head every once in awhile. Every once in awhile he gets a media shot - when everyone else has turned them down. However, we do talk about the Mississippi legislature, the racist Haley Barbour, and the racism that is often still apparent within that state. Any thoughts on Barrett or the obvious acceptance of his ideology?


Mississippi Legislature Honors Event Hosted By White Supremacist

Posted By Sonia Scherr On March 3, 2009 @ 1:25 pm In White Supremacist | 6 Comments

The Mississippi Legislature has voted once again to honor an occasion organized by a staunch white supremacist.

Lawmakers in the House and Senate [1] approved resolutions last week designating March 2 “The Spirit of America Day” to commemorate the achievements of standout male high school athletes in Mississippi. What the resolutions fail to mention is that “The Spirit of America Day” events are hosted by [2] Richard Barrett, an attorney in Learned, Miss., and the head of the Nationalist Movement, a white supremacist organization that advocates striking down civil rights laws and organizes white power events nationwide.

He’s also chairman of the board of America’s Foundation, the Mississippi sports organization that’s sponsoring “The Spirit of America Day.” The day involves bringing the chosen students to the Mississippi capital of Jackson for an awards ceremony and other activities. This year, seven teenagers were selected on the basis of their athleticism, leadership and citizenship.

“The endeavors of these individual students to be productive and contributing members of society provide the model example for other students to pattern themselves after, in efforts of becoming notable and model citizens for future generations to come,” states the [3] resolution adopted by the House.

That resolution passed on a voice vote even after Democratic Rep. Robert Johnson told his fellow representatives that Barrett was “an avowed racist,” according to the Associated Press. “He’s not ashamed of it; he doesn’t apologize for it,” Johnson said.

Some lawmakers seemed to feel that the resolution was acceptable because it honored the students rather than Barrett. “I’m not concerned about this individual,” Democratic Rep. Joe Warren told the AP. “I’m concerned about these young people being honored by this.”

The resolution is expected to be reconsidered this week; some lawmakers have suggested omitting the “The Spirit of America Day” references from the resolution as a way to avoid helping Barrett while still commending the teenagers.

Nonetheless, Barrett sounded pleased about the resolutions’ passage in an interview with the AP on Friday. “I think that’s a good lesson of how patriotism and Americanism depend on majority rule,” he said. “It’s a great lesson in democracy that we’re learning.”

This isn’t the first time lawmakers have hailed “The Spirit of America Day,” now in its 39th year. “The Mississippi government’s repeated recognition of him [Barrett] would be a comical Ground Hog Day parody but for the vitriol of his bigotry,” Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, told Hatewatch.

Barrett, 65, has long denigrated minorities. In his 1982 autobiography, The Commission, he called for resettling non-white Americans to “Puerto Rico, Mexico, Israel, the Orient and Africa,” according to the Anti-Defamation League. He also argued that “the Negro race … possess[es] no creativity of its own [and] pulls the vitality away from civilization.” And he favored sterilization and abortions of those deemed “unfit.”

Never one to miss an opportunity to exploit racial tension, [4] Barrett marched on Martin Luther King Day last year in Jena, La., to deride King and the six black teenagers subjected to unusually harsh prosecutions for an attack on a white student. Nationalist Movement members and supporters chanted slogans such as, “If it ain’t white, it ain’t right.”

Last fall, he planned a Louisville rally in support of James Forde Seale, who was convicted of facilitating the Klan murder of two black teenagers. (The conviction was later overturned on a technicality by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.)

Barrett has also campaigned on behalf of other 1960s-era racist killers. After Byron de la Beckwith was convicted in 1994 of assassinating civil rights leader Medgar Evers, Barrett circulated a petition and led a march seeking a pardon from the Mississippi governor. In 2004, Barrett tried to sponsor a booth at the Mississippi State Fair backing Edgar Ray Killen, the former Klan leader who was found guilty of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of three civil rights workers.

Although he suggested to the AP that he doesn’t share his racist views at “Spirit of America” events, the day isn’t Barrett’s only youth outreach effort. Barrett invited skinheads to his home in December 1988 for a weekend of paramilitary training, according to the ADL. The few teenagers who attended tried to hit a picture of Martin Luther King Jr. during target practice, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported.

Despite criticizing the violence encouraged by certain extremist groups, Barrett currently runs an online forum for skinheads, where last week he referred to Obama as “Chimpanzee-in-Chief.” His racist message is a hit with the young men who post there. ”No matter how many laws you pass a white woman will always be the ultimate prize and target of black men,” reads one recent post. “Long live you my brave brothers and thank God for this forum and the wise words of Richard Barrett.”


  1. I'm surprised that the radical left gets so upset about what people say. That whole article has nothing but a bunch of he said she said stuff and supports the black thugs that beat that white boy to a bloody pulp because he was white.

    Those poor black boys that have criminal records as long as my arm. Those poor black boys that got caught spending money sent to them for defense lawyers….. they used it for personal use. Typical nigger thing to do.

    I hope the IRS does its job and taxes the shit out of them for the money they have been given. The one of few times that I would say the IRS could do something good.

    So why do you radicals get so upset about words that are said? It's just other peoples opinion. Who gives a fuck. You libs are digging really hard to try to find some news. No lynchings, no white on black beatings?

    Is all you can find Black on White beatings these days?

    Nigger Attacking Innocent Old White Female Bus Driver

    White Man Brutally Beaten at a Train Station

    White Girl Beat by Vicious Black Whore

    Coon Kicks White Kid in the Head

    Black Whore Delivers a Brutal Beating to Innocent White Girl

    Skinhead Intentionally Put In Cell With Giant White Hating Spear Chucker

    Black Girl Beats a Scared Little White Boy On The Bus

    Porch Monkey Savagely Beats Wigger and Makes the Little Girl Cry

    Gang of Jungle Bunnys Randomly Beat Innocent Whites

    White Boy Kicks Negroid Ass and Then Gets Jumped By The Niggers Friends

    Monkey Tries To Get White Boy To Suck His Dick and Ends with A Kick To The Face

    Black Thug Makes A Nerdy White Kid Cry Like A Baby

    Gang Of Yard Apes Try To Kill Whites Outside The Bar By Jumping On Head, Nigger Women Screaming In Joy

    Shitskinned Gang Attacks Innocent White Emptying Trash

    Savage Beating and Near Death Of Reginald Denny by a Tribe of Darkies

    Black Supremacist Makes A White Man Kiss His Feet In Public

    Racist Outdated Farm Equipment Makes a Liberal Extremist Cry

    Yard Apes Brutally Sucker Punch and Rob an Innocent White Man

    Group of Darkies Slap Random White People on a Train

    Niggers and Wetbacks Try To Kill Innocent Whites By Jumping On Heads and DDT’s

    Ohhh, isn't that cute? A little niglet that doesn't like Obama. Typical negro parenting. No wonder why they have such cultural problems.

    Jungle Bunny Teaches Tar Baby And Shows White People The Best Ways To Parent Children

  2. Go away little racist. Whine some more, no one cares. You are an idiot.
    Why don't you try and do the suicide thing right this time, Blevins? You'd be doing us all a favor. LOL.

  3. We there goes Hooch's\Von's lie that he is not a racist. What an idiot.

  4. You could almost pity Michael Belvin's Hooch for his stupidity, it is clear that he believes his incessant bullshit if it was not for a few nagging things: His failure to get a job or to have become a productive member of society. His constant lying and back pedaling. His continued involvement in Nazi causes, which his own stupidity tears up from inside. His blatant hypocrisy. Oh yeah and the fact that he raped his own daughter. What kind of piece of shit does that? Blevins/Hooch is a sad man, if in fact you can even consider him to be a man at all.

  5. uh....yeh...right!

    "raped his daughter" ..... (sounds like sumthin' that a kike would do!)...'course, you got incontravertible, indisputable proof of that, have you?!?

    (the "say-so" of MS fck NUTZ doesn't count as "proof" !)

  6. Oh look another "Hooch" sock posting. Give it up, dumbass.

  7. Commander Bill White outed Von as child molester. The info is not online but he listed case numbers and everything. Shortly after that Von snitched Bill out and was shut down. The Commander knew the truth about that sorry sack of shit, Blevins. Sick fuck molested his own daughter and is court order from seeing her. Even Jews aren't normally that damn sick.

  8. Another ~YAWN~of an article on Nikkis nest.

  9. When is she going to post another article about the Fuehrer she loves so much--Barack Obama?

  10. "The info is not online but he listed case numbers and everything."

    Sure he did, bubba, sure he did.

  11. It must be a slow month in the anti-racist business to be discussing Richard Barrett. There was a much more significant development which was missed.

    That development, of course, is the release of the infamous Martin Lindstedt, a so-called Christian Identity pastor. The Phorafags are drooling all over him.

  12. Yeah Blevins/Jimbo/Hooch is a liar and dumbass for sure. Not sure I believe that about the child molestation, Bill White can't be believed but it would not surprise me. Blevins is a sick bastard that is for sure. Never knows when he's beaten and when to shut up. Which is why he's been banned on just about ever forum he posts upon.

  13. So, I take it that you believe Marin Lindstedtto be more influential and relevant than Dick Barrett? Interesting.

    Hooch - you just have too much time on your hands these days.

  14. Personally, I think Martin Lindstedt is a psycho. But the Phorafags all seem to be cheering him on.

  15. The man is definitely a psycho in my book. What the hell is up with these guys at the phora?

  16. Richard Barrett has the largest right-wing organization in the country, is the top right-wing lawyer around and is the best speaker of the day. So, why would he not be "relevant"? Using the ostrich approach seems a bit strained, don't you think?


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