A saxophone player has claimed that she was assaulted as she played a jazz song in the street by three African American women who said a white girl shouldn´t play that sort of music. Cassandra Struve, 26, was performing in the street outside the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin around 11pm on June 26 when the three women approached her. ´I was playing Minnie the Moocher, classic Blues Brothers song,´ Struve told WITI. ´A lady with a child in her hand came up to me, smacked me in my face and said, "Don’t play that".´ Scroll down for video
Please, Minnie the Moocher is not a Blues Brothers song. Yes, they covered it, but it was first recorded by Cab Calloway, and written by Cab Calloway and Irving Mills. The attackers should however be charged with a hate-crime.
One of my greatest cultural enthusiasms, the popular music of my grandparents´ and parents´ generations (roughly speaking, the period between the end of WW1 and about 1960), is called jazz, swing, or big band music. Much of it was played or composed by black musicians. Although as a musical historian I am aware of the races of the respective musicians, my enjoyment is not affected one way or the other. What´s good is good. Great artists like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Willie "The Lion" Smith, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Fletcher Henderson, Sidney Bechet, Coleman Hawkins, Bill "Count" Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, and Thelonious Monk--just to name a few--inspired several generations of musicians of all races the world over (in Japan, for instance, jazz is an obsession), and it is a joy to hear them all paying tribute to the old masters by mastering their instruments and playing what´s inside their souls. Music is life.
Many whites with guilty consciences and not much foresight voted for Obama, thinking that breaking the political racial barrier was sufficient expiation for the horrible things that were done to blacks before the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1965. Long submerged racial tensions, instead of staying submerged, have popped back into view now that we have a racist (half) black man as president, doing all he can to exacerbate black militancy. That´s what´s leading to these attacks on incredulous whites who only want friends of other races, but are seeing their kindness answered by thuggishness. Obama is overseeing a return to racial segregation. Ain´t the 21st Century wonderful?
Someone in the MSM needs to ask Obama´s response to this at his next press conference, and every time a "victim-class" member lashes out at a white person. Same thing with the viciousness the left is displaying in the abortion debate in TX. Ask him what he things, and does he condemn the violence or not?
Blacks are the new racists in America, egged on by the despicable MSM. Anti-white lynchings are common in the MSM including the Paula Deen, Don Imus and Duke Lacrosse travesties of justice. Even the Zimmerman trial was affected by the black racism of the thug Trayvon Martin plus the MSM lynching. Trayvon´s girlfriend admitted he called Zimmerman a "Creepy ass Cracker" before they got into that fatal fight. It will probably vindicate Zimmerman.
Black women think white women shouldn´t take their men - there are not enough good ones to go around. High rates of imprisonment, low rates of literacy while black women are increasingly getting college degrees.
SOP for the feral ones. The pack (always two or more) gets the victim´s focus on the lead perp in the front by verbally talking at the prey, then the blow to the side of the head comes from the unseen perp closing in from the side, with devastating results. I´ve experienced this old and effective diversity tactic when I was growing up in one of the dem-dominated cities. Keep your head on a swivel and be prepared to defend yourself. I think its going to get worse.
What you see is the desperate actions of a minority to maintain their favored standing with racial politics while being tossed under the black overseer´s bus. They are losing to an activist junta that has no moral mandate to be called a race nor even an ethnic identity.
Last week in Chicago an Italian guy and his wife were closing up their pizza place when a black gunman burst in attempting a robbery, but he shot the 64 year old Italian to death in front of his wife...30 years of pizza making and now he is dead and his poor wife is a widow who had to bury her hubby.... ..I would like to ask the "white negro" in our White House if he had a son, would his son kill an Italian-American pizza place owner for a few bucks???
DAMN the corrupt enemedia liars and their ´rat party lefty stooges!!!
... this, on the heels of the Rasmussen poll that shows 37% of Americans view blacks as most racist. Even in the breakdown, 31% of blacks viewed blacks as most racist, and only 24% of them view whites as racist. So, are blacks racist against blacks????? or just honest?
I live in the Milwaukee area. The only media outlet that covered it was the local Fox affiliate. Not a peep in the local liberal rag. There was a street vendor nearby (a black man BTW) who called 911 & tried to confront the women as they were walking away but he wasn´t able to follow them.
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I guess I´ll have go sell all of my bass guitar gear and give up playing. I´m white and I guess I can´t play any of the old jazz and blues stuff that I use to. No more playing in church either since you should know a couple of good jazz lines for that. Oh well, I wouldn´t want to be a racist IMHO. What a sad state we have degraded to in this once great country.
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