Black-White Race Relations Under Obama: The Worst In The 21st Century

Tyler Durden's picture

If there were any lingering questions about the state of race relations in America in the wake of the riots which reduced parts of Baltimore to smoldering ashes in April, they were answered rather emphatically when in June, 21-year old Dylann Roof killed nine black worshippers at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. 

And although Roof’s actions did not start a "race war" (his professed intent), they did raise fresh questions about black-white relations, questions which played a role in the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina capitol.

Since then, we’ve gotten multiple noteworthy (if alarming) sound bites from the likes of Louis Farrakhan who said in a speech this week that blacks may need to "rise up and kill those who kill [them]," and the Ku Klux Klan’s Grand Dragon who in June suggested that "a lot of the whites in the U.S. are starting to wake up."

As we noted on Tuesday, the US has had its share of deadly social violence over the past year, much of split along along racial lines, but it's mercifully avoided a full-blown racial war.

However, in recent weeks there has been a troubling increase in invocations toward even more violence, and even more deaths, which seek to achieve just that: a United States gripped in racial warfare. 

It’s against that rather disturbing backdrop that we present the following results from Gallup, whose latest Minority Rights and Relations poll shows that "Americans rate black-white relations much more negatively today than they have at any point in the past 15 years."

More color from Gallup:

Americans rate black-white relations much more negatively today than they have at any point in the past 15 years. Currently, 47% say relations between blacks and whites are "very good" or "somewhat good," a steep decline from 70% in 2013. Whites' positive ratings of black-white relations since 2013 have nose-dived by 27 percentage points, from 72% to 45%, while blacks show a smaller but still sizable drop of 15 points, from 66% to 51%.


The results are based on Gallup's Minority Rights and Relations poll, which interviewed more than 2,000 Americans, including more than 800 non-Hispanic whites and more than 800 non-Hispanic blacks from June 15 through July 10.


Americans have generally been quite positive about black-white relations in the 15 years Gallup has asked this question. Prior to this year, between 63% and 72% of Americans rated relations between blacks and whites as very good or somewhat good.


Whites and blacks are generally in accord on the state of relations, with 45% of whites and 51% of blacks rating them as good. Whites and blacks have generally had similar and quite positive views over the past 15 years, with a notable gap only in 2007, a year in which blacks' ratings on a variety of measures were more negative.


The most likely explanation for the deterioration in Americans' perceptions of the health of black-white relations since 2013 are the multiple widely reported incidents in which black citizens were killed by the actions of white police officers. Several of those incidents sparked protests or riots.


As a result, Americans are now the most negative in their evaluations of black-white relations since Gallup began tracking this measure.

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Buckaroo Banzai's picture

Mission Accomplished!

SolidSnake961's picture

Obama single handedly increased racial tensions, not the cops/culture, thanks obama!  /sarc

TBT or not TBT's picture

Racial and ethnic division is usually the realm of nationalist socialists, but Obama has been anti-American his whole life, so he has broken new ground here, definitionally. N

realmoney2015's picture

Quit with all the race baiting. Even articles like this help to put a wedge. They are trying to divide and conquer and have been successful at it. 

Resist the programming. If your white, blacks are the not the enemy. If you are black, whites are not the enemy. 

Remember who the real enemies are: Satan and his menions. That includes NWO and banker overlords. 

We are all in this together

Mr. Frosty's picture

We are all in this together

Really? So Blacks are going to stop committing 50% of all murders? Will they stop consuming 1/3 of the welfare budget? Are they willing to abandon affirmative action? Will they stop reducing property values with their 3rd world behavior? Are they going to stop raping 100 White women everyday?


Until these issues are addressed, we are not "in this together"

Theosebes Goodfellow's picture

HAH! Serves our sorry asses right. Never once did we ask what sort of community he was "organizing".

Say...., How is that "Hope and Change" working out for you, America?

Money Counterfeiter's picture
Money Counterfeiter (not verified) Theosebes Goodfellow Aug 7, 2015 10:50 PM

15 IQ points is a pretty big divide.

wee-weed up's picture



Oh noooo... Say it isn't so!

You mean the MSM was wrong...?

When they they told us in 2007 he was going to...

Transcend race, and be the first President...

Who actually brings the races together in harmony and peace...?

Surely, they and the Libs didn't lie to us! Please say it isn't so!

Four chan's picture

blacks are a diffrent race than humans, it's unreasonable to expect us to mingle. segregation works.

GMadScientist's picture

Especially when it's the delta betwen 80 and 95.

Freddie's picture

Dumb white males who watch NCAA, NFL and NBA ball enable a lot of this.  The idea of becoming a ball players is an obsession in the black community and helps encourage and develop Trayvon kock out thugs.

Dumb whites cheering on Trayvon knock out thugs are really cheering on the genocide of their own race like fan boy morons.

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

Must agree with this.  I've cut out the NBA and NFL.  Gotta amp up my willpower to cut the NCAA football.  College basketball I already do without. . .

realmoney2015's picture

Again. Those on welfare are not the enemies. The ones giving them the welare (bankers) are doing so for multiple reasons.

Keep them poor and keep them divided. Kepp them dependent on the govt so they dont rise up against it. Also, every dollar borrowed for welfare earns the fed interest for many, many years to come.

Blacks and welfare people are not the enemy. Truly, follow the money to the top. Its the bankers, just like 99.9% of the problems we face today.

End the Fed!

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

You are clueless as to the (lack of) motivation that is so frequently characteristic of welfare apes around the US.  Trust me, the 1% banksters aren't trollin' thru Harlem and ChiCongo deliberately keeping da kneegrows poor and divided.  The kneegrows do that to themselves.  Individual accountablity, 'want-to', hard work, all attributes >90% of blacks have failed to demonstrate throughout recorded history.  They know that with their 'Ejaculate Better Today' cards, their HUD vouchers, their free phones, internets, and Obamacare, they live better than 98% of their African bruthuhs and sistaz. . . without having to lift a finger.  Dont get me wrong, .gov taxes for shit like vehicle registration is terribly wrong.  But failing to try to provide for yourself is worse.  You force your neighbor to work to take care of you.  So dont be surprised if your neighbor grows resentful, particularly when that neighbor is also the target of your violent criminal activity.

laboratorymike's picture

You can make a case that welfare policies were designed specifically to destroy families and the future of everyone it touches; on this I agree.

However, make no mistake, once the checks stop coming there is going to be a lot of pain. a LOT of pain. Like a junkie coming off the meth. And yeah, it's also going to be the public union workers earning 6 figures and doing nothing that are going to be part of the violence too.

These "not the enemies" have been taught their whole life that 'rich people' could instantly make their lives permanently better if they were just a tiny bit less greedy. When you start with such bad ideas, you cannot reach a good conclusion. You can pity them for what's been done to them, but they are probably never going to see the light, they aren't going to be your friend, and it takes far more than a couple of good talking points to change decades of indoctrination.

OldPhart's picture

Told this before but it's appropriate here.

I'm a white guy.  Back in 93 I was managing $5 billion in union trust funds.  (How to succeed in business without even trying.  Told that story before, won't repeat it.)

I got laid off.  Couldn't find a job doing much of anything.  Was steam cleaning carpets, hanging wallpaper, doing tax returns...anything to make money.  Decided to get a degree. (Another long story I won't repeat.)

It gets to the point that we have to go on welfare and food stamps (the old school food stamps, that came in a bundle and you had to pull out and show the world.)

Welfare didn't want me in the home.  They strongly suggested that my family would be much better off, financially, with my wife and I divorcing (which we almost did under all the pressure).  Since we refused, and I insisted on taking on any work I could find, I had to account for every hour of my life, and every dollar earned (paid or not) in actual, foot high, stacks of paper every month.  The fact that I was going to college sent them to was unheard of to try to better yourself, as a man, while on welfare that any white guy should never EVER get.

Worse, the welfare worker that made my life hell was a classmate in College.  The little bitch would be all pleasant during class, then try to totally fuck up my family's life out of class.  We had months of double food stamps, doubled welfare...we'd take the excess and put them in a desk.  We never cashed an extra check or used an extra food stamp.  We just stacked them up.

After graduation, and back to work as a Controller for a Construction company, I got a notice to appear at some hearing.  We go and we're told that we owe thousands for excess welfare benefits and foodstamps.  My wife and I are shocked.  How can that be?  They said you were sent duplicate welfare checks and food stamps repeatedly.  The light went on.  "Show me one check cashed.  And the extra food stamps can be put in your hand tomorrow."  The 'judge' got all pale.  I said "we knew we had duplicates, but because you fucks made us, hammered us, about what was required, we knew what our amounts were, because you told us...and anytime it was different, we set it aside figuring that you fucked up in some fashion.  So meet us at the house, we'll hand you the extra food-stamps, and in the meantime you can go find an extra check that was cashed."

Fucking Welfare.  They still found a way to bleed me for $3,500 through a total blind-side bank seizure.  I'd starve my family before getting involved with that facist program ever again.

Dadburnitpa's picture

Amazing story OP, but not too surprising I guess.  I remember when I was a kid if anyone ever had to apply for unemployment, they were totally ashamed and made every effort to hide it from people and get another job as soon as possible.  I lived in a rural community, so welfare/ADC was something we thought was for city people.  I never even heard of food stamps until I went to college in the late 70's.  Now, able bodied young men and women line up to collect free shit without a hint of shame. In fact, many seem to feel entitled to it.  I don't give a shit what color they are, they need to find some self respect and dignity.

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

I had a tough time biting my tongue @ the Food Emporium on the UES.  This grocery chain is upper middle class by Manhattan standards (above Trader Joe's, below Gourmet Garage/Fairway/Zabar's), with prices to match.  I would see ghetto chimp after ghetto chimp come thru the lines with ~6 items, including sushi rolls for ~$12 a pop.  Out would come the 'Ejaculate Better Today' card, it would be swiped like my credit card, and the chimp would be off to their next breeding session.

Trust me, if you are stretching a grocery dollar, you are NOT shopping @ Food Emporium, and you surely aren't getting sushi rolls there.  

Gavrikon's picture

You put the CUCK in cuckservative.

Oldwood's picture

So what this is saying is that whites are more racist than we thought, but thanks to Obama and Holder, now we know the truth. We was haters all along??

Frankie Carbone's picture

How do you think they got that way? They are not a murderous roving gang in Europe like they are here. Who do you think created that trait here, and more importanly, why? 

rockface's picture

It's been that way for decades in America.

GMadScientist's picture

"Be happy wit whatever color baby Jesus made you. Stop trying to paint yoself wif cancah beams. Ya tacky ass Jersey Shore GTL dialing motherfucker."

Clowns on Acid's picture

Yeh... thats all great stuff. Now you go and tell that to the Bloods.

Better start slow.... go tell it to La Raza.

JamaicaJim's picture

You had me until Satan....and spelling checking...edit that out....

better....needs work

Keyboard Kommando's picture

The REAL enemy is the evil, Satanic Jew!

Frankie Carbone's picture

You're spot on, and the people that are flipping out at your comments are just as programmed as the rest of the masses so I would not expect any in-roads here. 

But keep trying. 

Refuse-Resist's picture

Have you ever heard of the knock out game, polar bear hunting, or flash mobs?

Maybe you should turn off the TV, and go visit or youtube or liveleak. There are thousands of videos, captured and posted by blacks, of blacks attacking whites for no reason.

But somehow I have yet to find one video of a mob of whites attacking a black woman, old man, kid or young woman, anywhere on youtube.

It's probably because Youtube is rayciss and censors them only leaving black mob violence videos.

I can't explain WSHH though.

Yeah, blacks are not the enemy as long as you're not near them. But as a white, I challenge any white person here to walk through a hood at night and see who the enemy is. They don't care if you're not racist, if you like them, or your parents immigrated from some white country long after our Civil War. All they see is your white skin.

Until you can internalize that, you're just a pawn and a potential victim.

You will even get to star in your own video on WSHH. WORLD STAR!! BEAT THAT CRACKA!!

Colin Flaherty (start here for black mob violence documentation): and are also good resources.

Facts are not and cannot be racist.  Black males are committing the majority of violent crime. WE don't need gun control. We need nigger control. Full stop.


cheeseheader's picture

I am a survivor...of a flash mob.  Four years ago came out of a motel to the parking lot and climbed into my van.  While sitting there at once cars started pouring into the lot with white tee-shirted youths running around 'mad' with frenzy until focused on a car parked at the curb whereby they started trying to overturn it.  A couple of these youths peeked into my van while I frantically fired it up and commenced to getting the heck out with my life.


Not one of the 150 or so of these punks had, um, white skin.


What's wrong with these 'folks'?

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

Want 'em to leave in a hurry?  Offer then a manual labor job. . .

Refuse-Resist's picture


Yes. Because you see, blacks as a group must never be held accountable for their actions.  Everything they do that is fucked up, like:

  • Higest illegitimacy rates
  • Highest HS dropout rates
  • Highest violent crime rate
  • Highest STD rate
  • Highest illeteracy rate
  • Lowest test scores

And shit like that are all the fault of relentless white racism and white violence against blacks, everywhere, at all times, and in monstrous quantity.

Black on white crime is a myth perpetrated by a racist media and a racist government picking on them.  Cops don't even arrest white people, must less shoot them. And whites invented the AIDS and crack to hurt blacks specifically.

It's not their fault.Never.  Not ever.



Scooby Dooby Doo's picture

<-- Pat Scooby on the head. Good Scooby, good.

One And Only's picture

Let's not forget the white cops killed by black murderers, the "knock out white people" game, and black on black violence and murder which is higher than any subset of race on planet earth.

No one gets along with black people...not even other black people.

a growing concern's picture

I'd be interested to see the white perception of race relations line plotted against the number of applications for concealed carry permits.

laboratorymike's picture

I think that economic outlook would be pretty interesting:

After TSHTF in 2001, only the most narrow minded, brain washed, butterfly IQ level idiots believed that the police would protect them from the crime wave that followed the collapse of our economy. A lot of people that could have been considered antigun before, ran to the gun shops, seeking advise on how to defend themselves and their families.

The Frugal Squirrels Essay is a must-read for any ZHer. Very smart, level-headed guy with great advice.

Tijuana Donkey Show's picture

That was my father in law. Total pacifist, now he wants to pass the lead. Black, white, latino, police, the time is coming where they all want to take your shit. 

Oldwood's picture

I see about as many blacks as whites at my local range...but then again, I am blessed to live in a culturally diverse area. Yes, I'm a white minority.

realmoney2015's picture

I believe it is more a poverty issue. I don't like walking in hispanic or white neighborhoods that are extremely poor. Only because people are desperate and have nothing to lose. They will jump you at the off chance you are carrying a little cash.

Label jars, not people.

I dont call myself white. I don't call myself a libertarian. I don't call myself a lutheran.  I don't call myself a convservative. These labels only make it easier for the controllers to manipulate the masses. We are individuals.

Clowns on Acid's picture

Yeh... it all sounds great.... until you get punched in the face...

Cornfedbloodstool's picture

Truely great rhetoric. I have to live on this planet with these monkeys though.

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

What neighborhood do you walk thru that is majority extremely poor and white?!?