School Official Publicly Admits What’s Racist for Whites Is a Prank for Blacks

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Some people like to say they don’t see color. Their admission that they don’t see race and treat everyone equally was a well-intentioned idea, but quickly became a symbol of refusing to see the struggles other races might face. This idea has in turn given many woke activists the fuel to proclaim more and more things are racially motivated and hateful.

Yet these same activists will see a racially motivated issue occur that was done by a minority and completely ignore the incident, or as recently evidenced in Sacramento just call it a prank. The equality monitor for the Sacramento Unified School District is one of those people. Recently a black student wrote “white” and “colored” on a pair of water fountains at her school. As the monitor Mark T. Harris tells the story, she reportedly confessed to the incident.

To him, this kind of behavior wasn’t wrong at all. “I don’t believe those words that were on those water fountains were racist. I do not believe they were hate crime or hate speech. Part of it quite honestly is because the admitted perpetrator is a young African American woman… It was a prank that went sideways is my characterization of what the young woman said in her confession. It should be a moment for our community to come together and make sure this doesn’t destroy this person’s life.”

Across the city, at West Campus High School there have been previous incidents of racial graffiti that have gone unsolved. This is the bigger problem for people like Betty Williams, president of the Greater Sacramento NAACP. “Why is it when you find something like this we find the black students quicker than we find the white students? I want you to put that same energy into West Campus. I want you to put that same energy into every school district that’s dealing with these issues. It’s a problem. We have racism that’s rooted in this school district.”

Rather than admit there is a problem going on with the actions of this student’s “prank” she wants to shift the narrative. There is no easy answer for why one was solved before the other. Perhaps it’s because one was on camera, and the other wasn’t? She was caught, confronted, and admitted to her actions. Taking the steps to own her mistakes allows her the opportunity to atone for what she did, and while she’s still being punished by the school for her actions (rightfully so), you can bet the unspecified actions would have been much worse if she kept denying it.

This idea of self-righteous politics is incredibly bothersome. Even when you confess to a “prank” that is racially motivated you need to pay the price. For people like Joe Rogan who makes a living talking about viewpoints others may disagree with, the cancel culture comes quickly for his head after someone cherry picks him using the most powerful word in the English language. A video that was without context and that served no other purpose than to fan the flames of hate. Much like her “prank” did.

For this young lady, this will serve as a valuable lesson. For those associated with her this will serve as an example of what not to do, and hopefully will in turn get people to stop thinking because they are “oppressed” that they have free reign to say or do whatever they want without consequences. This kind of stunt draws in some big attention, and not in a way that helps unite Americans. If anything, her stunt just made the line in the sane between people even deeper. With any luck, she’ll learn her lesson and, maybe learn more about history. Going back to the Jim Crow era of politics and division is the last thing this country needs. Time for the woke left to get with the times.