Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Let Me Guess, We’ll Need More Anti-Racism Teaching..?

The ‘Guardian’ prefaces their article on the sentencing of the youth (who cannot be named, of course) who stabbed his teacher with this prissy little warning:
Warning: this report contains offensive language
Because what’s ‘offensive’ about this affair is the language, not the facts. Let’s look at those, shall we?
Jonathan Sharp, prosecuting, said the boy was described by others as “disruptive and a bully” and had taken a dislike to Uzomah in the seven weeks he had worked at the school, as a supply teacher.
Sharp said: “He did not show any especial hostility to other teachers. Mr Uzomah, however, is black.
“The defendant disliked him, claiming he couldn’t teach, and freely referred to him by the epithet beginning with the letter n, including saying it in anger just before he attacked him.”
Now, for those who didn’t see the YouTube video of this ‘boy’s’ arrest before the Internet censors got to it, he himself is clearly not of white English heritage (and a hulking great lump into the boot). 

So maybe that explains why he got a pass for behaviour and language that would see anyone else expelled.

But then, the rest of the class don’t win any awards, either:
Sharp said the boy told a friend the previous day that he was planning to stab a teacher and took a knife with a “substantial blade” into school on June 11, discussing his plans with other pupils.
And they never uttered one peep..

What a place! It’s hard to see how they could be the breeding ground for this sort of attack, isn’t it? 

Still, I’m sure a lot of handwringing in the progressive media is to follow (probably about the real victim, the poor ‘youth’…), along with demands for more anti-racism teaching.

 Who knows, they might even have them up & running by the time he gets out, which could even be as quickly as three years.

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

Maybe the "progressives" will reflect in their dotage on the Country they inherited and the one they leave their descendants, ruined.

Anonymous said...

Pic of the offender in DM, features blotted, suggests the offender was not lily white but a member of the ethnic group which has so enriched Bradford, hence no name published.

Anonymous said...

The kid was of "pakistani" descent, so hence the comprehensive obscuring of the fact he was a defcato neo-nazi shit.

Anonymous said...

Yep, I bet 90% plus of people will have assumed from the mainstream coverage that the boy was white. So, mission accomplished!

Bucko The Moose said...

“by the epithet beginning with the letter N”

I'm getting nonce, am I right?

Lickyalips said...

Watching the BBC News last night I was somewhat confused by the "racist attack" tag used several times whilst covering the story of that unfortunate black teacher stabbed in Bradford. Rather strangely the racial identity of the assailant was kept from us and one has to look at the local press to establish that the attacker was Asian. On the one hand there's no doubt in my mind that if the knifeman had been white the BBC would have been ramming it down our throats for decades. Yet why mention it was a racial attack in the first place? Is this a sign that the BBC are beginning to recognise that white people are not uniquely malevolent in this regard? -

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Jack Savage said...

The incident took place in Bolton, so I automatically assumed the assailant was of Pakistani origin...and indeed...although it took a lot of trolling through the news reports, this is indeed the case.
The youth's ( they do build them big these days, do they not?)report of his actions on Facebook also brought him over 60 "likes" from his Facebook schoolmates.
This is not going to make recruiting new members of the faculty easy at that school!
In the end, this is probably a mental health story.
Teachers get assaulted all the time, but rarely report...or at least so teachers have told me! Unless it is a big one...when the lure of compo can be overwhelming.
Apropos of nothing...when I heard the teacher speaking on the radio, I struggled to understand what he was saying.

Jack Savage said...

Sorry, Bradford...same difference....

tolkein said...

Everybody assumes that the perpetrator was not white. If he was, his whiteness, and how the assault was a symbol of the wider assault by whites on blacks would have been all over the news.

Lynne at Counting Cats said...

Saw the YT clips but had already assumed that what the Beeb was pussyfooting around was a MLSONA - murderous little shit of no appearance. They failed to mention the words "white youth" you see.

Ted Treen said...

It's long been that way in the West Midlands:- for decades the greatest racial prejudice in evidence has been that shown by Asians towards Blacks.

Andrew Scarborough said...

Maybe the poor man attacked whilst just doing his job was really guilty of being a Christian. That alone pisses off the Wahabist indoctrinated sub-continentals. Their parents, well Dad and Uncles, want them on the streets procuring and grooming, not going all jihadist on them.
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JuliaM said...

"Maybe the "progressives" will reflect in their dotage on the Country they inherited and the one they leave their descendants, ruined."

They'll have all emigrated, won't they?

"Yep, I bet 90% plus of people will have assumed from the mainstream coverage that the boy was white. So, mission accomplished!"

Sadly, spot on!

"I'm getting nonce, am I right?"

Heh! When he gets a bit older, undoubtedly!

"Yet why mention it was a racial attack in the first place? Is this a sign that the BBC are beginning to recognise that white people are not uniquely malevolent in this regard?"

Baby steps..?

JuliaM said...

"In the end, this is probably a mental health story."

The papers didn't print much of the usual 'mitigation', which is odd.

"It's long been that way in the West Midlands:- for decades the greatest racial prejudice in evidence has been that shown by Asians towards Blacks."

I seem to recall 'Harry's Place' blog doing a few pieces on it, back when it was worth reading regularly.