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19 families buy nearly 97 acres
of land in Georgia to create a
city safe for Black people

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Posted By: Ribicon, 9/12/2020 11:14:33 AM

"Welcome to Freedom!" exclaims real estate agent Ashley Scott as she surveys the nearly 97 acres of land that she and a group of 19 Black families purchased in August. "I'm hoping that it will be a thriving safe haven for people of color, for Black families in particular," Scott says. The land sits just East of Macon in rural Wilkinson County, Georgia. Scott and her friend, investor and entrepreneur Renee Walters, didn't initially plan on buying a large plot of land, but they had a vision that was clear—to create a safe space for their Black families.

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Cities that long ago were segregated or otherwise had restricted ownership covenants are reviled today, but Emancipated Americans are applauded now for desiring a bLACK-only town. Meanwhile, there isn't a majority bLACK town anywhere on earth that's safe for bLACK people, for reasons that are self-evident but forbidden from attention.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Petronius 9/12/2020 11:18:08 AM (No. 538483)
According to government crime statistics, the cities that would be safest for blacks, would ironically be cities with no blacks in it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: cheeflo 9/12/2020 11:19:04 AM (No. 538485)
This is different from redlining how?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jjs 9/12/2020 11:20:11 AM (No. 538487)
Name it New Haiti, Georgia 25225
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Reply 4 - Posted by: RobertJ984 9/12/2020 11:22:29 AM (No. 538489)
Can they legally discriminate white people from living there? I think not
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bona Fides 9/12/2020 11:22:49 AM (No. 538490)
Knock yourselves out. But, remember, separate but equal. Don’t squawk, when whites do the same. We want a safe space, too. By the way, I want your people to stay out of the streets, too.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: reaganrepublican 9/12/2020 11:31:08 AM (No. 538495)
You know what, I thinks its great, I hope that the 19 families can purchase and build their homes outright. Once you have ownership, comes responsibility and pride to maintain what is yours. Also, it gives you perspective when others want something for nothing. Hopefully it can work for them and build a greater sense of family, because we all know how important that is.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: BarryNo 9/12/2020 11:32:15 AM (No. 538496)
I give them a decade. If they can't solve the whole black on black crime problem, they'll be a ghost town by that time. Besides, here they are talking about a town deliberately segregated. I thought that was illegal.
66 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird 9/12/2020 11:36:28 AM (No. 538499)
So they are self-segregating. Where did they get the dumb idea that they would only be safe in an all-black city? Don’t they know what happens in cities like Chicago?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: avital2 9/12/2020 11:36:59 AM (No. 538501)
what would they call it if white families did the same, i wonder?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: millstream 9/12/2020 11:37:03 AM (No. 538503)
don't blame them trying to live their lives in safety. Their choice to get away from low life blacks and the high crime rates is understandable
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Reply 11 - Posted by: NorthernDog 9/12/2020 11:37:52 AM (No. 538506)
In the 1920s Harlem was almost entirely black and thriving. Black owned businesses prospered and the streets were (mostly) safe any time of day. Restaurants and jazz clubs were overflowing with patrons. On Sundays entire families walked to church together in their finest clothing. Then in the 1930s Democrats decided to ''help'' the black communities and pretty much wrecked the entrepreneurial spirit and family structure. Poverty, crime, and unemployment soon followed.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 9/12/2020 11:38:32 AM (No. 538509)
Will it be governed by Democrat/Marxists? Yes? Then it won't be safe for black or white people.
38 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 9/12/2020 11:40:59 AM (No. 538514)
So when are you gonna start begging whitey for money?
34 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: SouthTxRat 9/12/2020 11:41:39 AM (No. 538515)
I think the new name should be Onyx,
8 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: mc squared 9/12/2020 11:46:28 AM (No. 538521)
#4; Can they legally discriminate white people from living there? That won't be a big problem.
42 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: wilarrbie 9/12/2020 11:47:35 AM (No. 538523)
Safe from what?
25 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 9/12/2020 11:47:57 AM (No. 538526)
I thought Wakanda was in Africa somewhere.
27 people like this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: Pegmo 9/12/2020 11:50:59 AM (No. 538527)
Hmmm.Liberia comes to mind. That didn't pan out to well either.
38 people like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: Safari Man 9/12/2020 11:52:26 AM (No. 538528)
They can get a better deal in Liberia. They could call it Freedomeria.
17 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: Strike3 9/12/2020 11:53:29 AM (No. 538530)
Wonderful idea! I hope it catches on. Can grass huts withstand hurricanes?
15 people like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: Highlander 9/12/2020 11:56:20 AM (No. 538532)
Are they going to let National Geographic study them?
12 people like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: hoosierblue 9/12/2020 11:58:00 AM (No. 538533)
That may help if it gets them away from the ghetto.
11 people like this.

Reply 23 - Posted by: chance_232 9/12/2020 12:00:15 PM (No. 538535)
Frankly, if whites did this, they would be labled racists and sued into bankruptcy. However, I actually dont have a problem with this. We all have the constitutional right of free association. I believe that people should have the right to exclude or include anyone that they want to. So long as they are private or membership organizations. Likewise, as a service provider, I reserve the right not to service an exclusionary group. I dont endorse or necessarily approve of exclusionary organizations. I simply dont care. People should be able to freely associate with anyone tge want so long as its on their dime and they arent infringing on someone else's rights. For example, the Boy Scouts shouldnt be forced to accept females anymore that the Girl Scouts should have to accept males.
33 people like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: Hermoine 9/12/2020 12:09:42 PM (No. 538543)
97 acres?! That is going to be a very small town.
21 people like this.

Reply 25 - Posted by: GO3 9/12/2020 12:21:59 PM (No. 538552)
Who is going to provide police, fire, and ambulance services? Macon? Toomsboro? When a political entity gets an influx of people they try and capture the vote and money to "underserved" sections by annexing areas of privilege who moved to other certain areas to avoid higher taxes. If this turns into New Haiti, watch some mayor or the city council try to make normies pay up to police the mess.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Guttenberg 9/12/2020 12:23:20 PM (No. 538554)
The first black, gated community. No big deal. I hope they have a thriving home owners association.
23 people like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: Quigley 9/12/2020 12:41:38 PM (No. 538569)
I’m guessing that the promoters won’t be seeking criminals- even wealthy ones- to buy in. So I’m thinking that at an important level, implicit in their thinking if not explicit, is that it’s the quality of the person that counts. Any sane white person would rather have a solid honest conservative black neighbor than a terrible white one. So I assume they won’t be insane. And ethnic neighborhoods once again arise.
15 people like this.

Reply 28 - Posted by: Maryland_Patriot 9/12/2020 12:51:54 PM (No. 538584)
This has already been tried. Look up Soul City, North Carolina. Key words in the opening - "failed attempt". https://northcarolinahistory.org/encyclopedia/soul-city/
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Reply 29 - Posted by: kono 9/12/2020 1:00:51 PM (No. 538592)
97 acres isn't a 'city' -- it's more a small neighborhood. But CNN can't resist the urge to twist and distort their reporting to manipulate perceptions of readers / viewers (all 31 and a half of them). So let them call it a city. Hell, let's call it a nation or even a world. The name Fantasyland comes to mind.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: udanja99 9/12/2020 1:02:50 PM (No. 538593)
Hilarious. Just call it the Further South Side of Chicago. If these are affluent families the dindonuffins will invade the place and loot it. And the brilliant woman is already stating that she wants people to “stay in the streets”. Does that include the streets in her new town?
14 people like this.

Reply 31 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/12/2020 1:05:26 PM (No. 538596)
Name it L.B. Johnson City in honor of the man who broke up the black family. All black so who are they fleeing? Signs I suppose No Cops Allowed. Let's see how long it takes for the first black on black killing. They are victims of themselves.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: StrikingViking 9/12/2020 1:11:14 PM (No. 538600)
A new Liberia, not in Africa, but in the good old USA. Apartheid might be dead in South Africa, but its alive and well in the New World. What next? All-black college dorms? All-black sororities?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: spinpilot 9/12/2020 1:16:35 PM (No. 538605)
@ poster #28 I looked it up and yes it was tried before. I also took a look at the area on Google maps. Interestingly, the only thing there now is a correctional facility. The irony.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: earlybird 9/12/2020 1:27:11 PM (No. 538611)
Viewing thug and suicide by drug George Floyd and drug dealer Breonna whoever as “victims”… ? This self-promoting real estate deal should end up being the fiasco to end all fiascos...
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Reply 35 - Posted by: earlybird 9/12/2020 1:30:50 PM (No. 538613)
"implicit in their thinking if not explicit, is that it’s the quality of the person that counts. “ Is that why they believe George Floyd and Breonna were nice upstanding folks murdered by police?
11 people like this.

Reply 36 - Posted by: Smart11344 9/12/2020 1:31:58 PM (No. 538615)
I can hardly wait to see the weekly death count if this project ever gets built. I'd like to see the requirements for anyone to move on to the property? How much non drung money do you have? How many guns? How many felonies?
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Skinnydip 9/12/2020 1:37:42 PM (No. 538618)
This is going absolutely nowhere. I mean, who's going to pay for infrastructure and utilities.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 9/12/2020 1:39:32 PM (No. 538622)
I don't know #15, I bet there are a few GWPs that would try to live there. And I can tell you first hand what blacks think of white people who try to be like them.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: 68BattleofBealeVet 9/12/2020 1:52:22 PM (No. 538636)
What could possibly go wrong?
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Reply 40 - Posted by: mean Gene 9/12/2020 2:06:51 PM (No. 538646)
This is just almost exactly the same size as the Mall of America. The mall is large enough to fit seven Yankee Stadiums inside. And, it is also a "high rise" having four stories, so, quadruple that. The mall is home to more than 500 stores, too, so it generates lots of income. So, there's the dreamers' plan for success. Let's watch and see how they do.
2 people like this.

Reply 41 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 9/12/2020 2:07:46 PM (No. 538647)
Safe for how long?
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Rama41 9/12/2020 2:11:35 PM (No. 538650)
I just wish Trump and others would take on BLM and the 1619 Project directly. Led by the NYTimes, Democrats have intentionally fractured the country, just like they did in the 1860s and the 1960s. Now we have young African- American kids believing that racist whites will deny them success in life. And white kids being taught that it's also their fault. The only pushback was Trump's speeches over July 4th, (quickly forgotten thanks to a NASCAR tweet), and an occasional comment that we're a great country. BLM/1619 are big deals, and not just for the election. Big role here also for conservative Blacks. Where are they?
9 people like this.

Reply 43 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 9/12/2020 2:37:57 PM (No. 538667)
See: Nicodemus, Kansas But then....these are hard working Blacks from another generation.
4 people like this.

Reply 44 - Posted by: Log Cabin Preacher 9/12/2020 3:13:05 PM (No. 538697)
They think taking white people out of the neighborhood will keep them safer. Good. This will be educational for them.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/12/2020 4:07:17 PM (No. 538738)
When I was stationed at Pope AFB outside of Fayetteville, NC in the mid 60's, I seem to recall driving through what was described to me as an all black community, when we were driving back and forth to Iowa on leave. We didn't stop.
5 people like this.

Reply 46 - Posted by: F15 Gork 9/12/2020 4:07:28 PM (No. 538739)
They will kill each other off inside of a week
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Periwinkel 9/12/2020 4:52:00 PM (No. 538775)
Oh, please...they'll start shooting each other in a very short time.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: WI Cynic 9/12/2020 5:00:40 PM (No. 538781)
If they're all on board with it and really mean what they say, they could make a one-entrance cul-de-sac neighborhood in 97 acres, and it would be reasonably safe... until the first family sells out. Then all bets are off.
2 people like this.

Reply 49 - Posted by: checkmatekingtwo 9/12/2020 5:01:09 PM (No. 538783)
This is a "cooperative" buy, so no one family owns any indivifual property. The first item on their agenda is fish farm and land farming .... on so few acres, this is not even the size of a typical family farm in this country. This is an investment, no one is ever going to live there. From the sound of the women involved, where they say that 1.7 million is the cost of a small condo, these are obviously very well-to-do individuals. They will never personally run the farms.or clean a fish tank.Nor would they want to live near the smells and noises of a working farm.
6 people like this.

Reply 50 - Posted by: singermom9 9/12/2020 5:30:40 PM (No. 538794)
That is so great. They keep saying they built America anyway. Let them build it there. Just remember BLM and ANTIFA once the police are gone there is no one left to protect you. Go live by yourselves. We will check in in 10 years and see how you are doing.
4 people like this.

Reply 51 - Posted by: singermom9 9/12/2020 5:32:21 PM (No. 538796)
And stop yelling in our faces. Soon "the people" will have had enough of this.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: singermom9 9/12/2020 5:33:50 PM (No. 538797)
Be sure to have a PP close. Between killing their babies and men killing eachother there will be less of them soon. Dems want a new group they can control-enter illegal aliens.
3 people like this.

Reply 53 - Posted by: A.I. 9/12/2020 6:07:18 PM (No. 538807)
Will they be safe against each other?
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Reply 54 - Posted by: Right Time 9/12/2020 7:28:59 PM (No. 538860)
Will they affiliate with the Bloods or with the Crips? They gotta pick they's colors, man
1 person likes this.

Reply 55 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 9/12/2020 7:32:42 PM (No. 538863)
Better if they bought 97 acres in Gabon. Trouble is, African-African culture is not the same as African-American culture, and the Gabonese probably would not want them.
3 people like this.

Reply 56 - Posted by: kidsmom 9/12/2020 7:54:25 PM (No. 538876)
I wish them the best of luck. However, if my knowledge of law is correct, what they're doing is discriminatory and someone will file a lawsuit forcing them to integrate; then the whole "Black Only" premise will go down the drain and it'll just be another "failed attempt." Even HBCUs have to admit a certain percentage of non-Black students (as they should). This enterprise won't be any different.
2 people like this.

Reply 57 - Posted by: XCenturion 9/12/2020 11:01:02 PM (No. 538986)
Are they going to have a police department?
0 people like this.

Reply 58 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 9/13/2020 12:28:55 AM (No. 539014)
97 acres! WOW! A VERY small farm in Iowa is 240 acres! An average farm is around 1,000 acres. I know many farms that are 2,000 acres plus! 97 acres indeed! Idiots!
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Reply 59 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 9/13/2020 3:41:21 AM (No. 539055)
Nobody cares if they are happy doing it, just stop being hypocrites. I can't remember if it was in Chicago where wealthy blacks lived in a gated community and got really mad that whites moved in. Mostly, I am over it.
0 people like this.

Reply 60 - Posted by: Frenesi1 9/13/2020 7:46:54 AM (No. 539137)
Go to Florida...there are cities that have an all black population (or with so few whites, they might as well be all black)
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Reply 61 - Posted by: anniebc 9/13/2020 7:48:31 AM (No. 539140)
What about a black woman married to a white man with biracial children? Can they live in this neighborhood? Since the two ladies pictured are darker skinned blacks, can lighter skinned blacks live there? What is freedom? This is regression.
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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has banned the use of tear gas on rioters in the Oregon city. [snip] have used tear gas to quell riots over nearly four months. “We need something different. We need it now,” the mayor wrote, adding: It’s time for everyone to reduce the violence in our community. We all want change. We all have the opportunity and obligation to create change. We all want to focus on the fundamental issue at hand–justice for Black people and all people of color. Wheeler said his administration and Oregon’s Legislature are seeking “safer alternatives” to the nonlethal gas.
Democrat Nancy Pelosi: Trump Securing
Peace Deals In Middle East Is
‘A Distraction’
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Posted by Imright 9/12/2020 1:40:26 AM Post Reply
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) claimed on Friday that President Donald Trump’s recent success in securing peace deals in the Middle East was nothing more than “a distraction.”“How much credit do you give the President of the United States for these peace agreements?” CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked.“Well, hopefully they won’t—hopefully they will beneficial [sic] to the region,” Pelosi said. “We’ve been waiting for a very long time for the president’s proposal for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement that honored the two state solution. It was coming in two weeks, it was coming in two months, it was coming in six months—it still hasn’t come in any way that has
Endorsement: Joe Biden isn’t just ‘anybody
but Trump.’ He’s the right fit for our
polarized time
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Posted by earlybird 9/13/2020 5:25:36 PM Post Reply
This year’s presidential election confronts voters with the most consequential choice they have faced in decades, and for many, their lifetimes: between a divisive, authoritarian-leaning incumbent and a seasoned patriot who brings not only five decades of experience, ability and commitment to American values, but also bold ideas at a time of national crisis. Nothing less than the health of our constitutional democracy is at stake. So stark is the contrast between Donald Trump and Joe Biden that we feel compelled to announce our endorsement of the Democratic nominee and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris of California, now, at what is traditionally the beginning of the fall campaign and before
The Left Is Setting The Stage
For A Coup If Trump Wins
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Posted by Pluperfect 9/12/2020 4:58:23 AM Post Reply
It’s been hard to miss the steady drumbeat of articles and think-pieces over the past few months about Election Day war games and post-election planning underway on the left, rooted in obsessive fears that President Trump will refuse to accept an electoral loss, triggering a constitutional crisis and maybe even widespread civic unrest, all in a desperate attempt to cling to power. “The Left Secretly Preps for MAGA Violence After Election Day,” reads a recent headline at The Daily Beast. “Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État?” asks another recent piece at The Nation. “Is America in the Early Stages of Armed Insurgency?” frets Slate.
Startling anonymous post from a claimed
Biden ex-staffer lays out the alleged
depths of his dementia
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Posted by Magnante 9/13/2020 9:52:47 AM Post Reply
Normally, I would spurn the idea of citing an anonymous post that purports to contain inside information on a presidential candidate. But two factors currently weigh on my mind, causing me to make an exception. One is that MSM Trump-haters have no compunction at all over relying exclusively on anonymous sources (snip) But the other factor is more serious and directly relevant to the anonymous post I am about to cite. The Biden campaign clearly is hiding their candidate from exposure to circumstances that might test his mental acuity and vigor on a sustained basis. We now have direct evidence that the campaign has been deceiving the public by using a teleprompter
What Life Is Like In California’s
Post-Apocalyptic Landscape
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Posted by MissMolly 9/13/2020 4:16:51 AM Post Reply
I woke up in the morning wondering about the dark red rays coming from behind the curtain. While I expected the darkened sky, the degree of darkness and the fact that I couldn’t smell fire surprised me. Northern California fires have become increasingly common over the last decade as a consequence of mismanaging the environment. Native Americans staged controlled burns to safeguard their villages and create favorable hunting conditions. We failed to emulate that practice, and, as even Mother Jones concedes, so much fuel accumulated in the wilderness that megafires began burning year after year.
Guy poops in Pelosi’s driveway, live streams it 30 replies
Posted by TipperMart 9/13/2020 1:28:11 PM Post Reply
San Francisco, Calif. -- The Poopalosi protestor live streamed this performance piece from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s residence in the posh Presidio Terrace neighborhood on YouTube. Believe it or not, thanks to District Attorney Chesa Boudin, this act is quasi-legal in San Francisco. When Boudin, a public defender who ran on an anti-police campaign platform, was elected in 2019, he promised not to prosecute so-called “quality of life” crimes, including public urination, defecation and prostitution. Within hours of posting on Friday, Lifes Mavrek, the moniker on YouTube of this Cuban-American vagabond, raised thousands of dollars and generated tens of thousands of views.
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