Can you imagine the outrage if a white commentator wrote an article with the headline "The 15 Most Overrated Black People?" On Monday, African American Studies professor and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill published a piece at the Huffington Post entitled "The 15 Most Overrated White People." To honor Columbus Day, Hill began his piece by bashing one of our nation's most beloved figures. "Although history proves that Christopher Columbus was an immoral treasure hunter who merely stumbled upon a region that had already been 'discovered' by indigenous non-whites," wrote Hill, "we continue to praise the vicious
Comments: This guy is as much of a racist as Michael Eric Dyson. You can imagine what would happen if Republicans prepared a list of the most overrated black people! That list would be very long and at the top would be Barack Hussein 0bama. I can't say that I disagree with him on Bill Clinton and Justin Bieber.
Let's admit it, "African American Studies" is a code phrase that really means Bash Whitey Studies. Racism is still a problem in America, but it's not coming from white people, institutions, or The Man, it's coming from universities, the NAACP and various community 'organizers' and it is blatant racism against white people.
Everyone on that list -- even Justin Bieber -- is about 20 steps up on the evolutionary ladder to ''Prof'' Hill...
What a low class, racist idiot!!!
Based on his ''logic'' for including Elvis on his list, every opera singer is ''overrated'' -- since none of them play instruments while they sing, and I doubt any of them wrote the music that they sing. Someone tell Pavorati that he is overrated according to ''Prof'' Hill's ''logic''...
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lil dotty, 10/9/2012 11:30:50 AM (No. 8920330)
LaMont Hill the infamous professor who once told Juan Williams (filling in for host Bill O'R) go back and sit on the porch. This studied PINO is a clone of the one sitting in the oval office with his feet on the DESK Two p's in a pot PINO=professor in name only
Marc is not an intellect. He is simply provocative, in an antagonistic manner. His list shows nothing very thoughtful or insightful, it was concocted to agitate. And yes, he is racist. After all the history of telling White America it should no longer engage in racism, racist antagonizers like Marc should know better. In fact, this makes his actions worse, as done intentionally to cause harm.
Number 7 put 0bama first and MLK second. I'd reverse the two. MLK has been made into practically a saint. His biography is revisionist history, the idea being that putting out fiction often enough (as well as building monuments and giving him a national holiday) will make it true. However, the same princple applies to the life and "work" of 0bama.
This makes me think of the movie Lesson 21 (Lezione 21). The premise of the story is a college class where the professor discusses the most overrated works of art and music of all time. In particular, the movie fixates on Beethoven's 9th Symphony.
The movie starts out quite good, but eventually fails miserably. I think one of the reasons it fails is because I have always enjoyed the 9th Symphony, and no amount of chatter is going to make me think I hate something that I like.
And what good is an AA studies professor, other than to fan the flames of racial animosity? He probably looks down his nose at janitors and garbage collectors, but those folks provide necessary services. They would be missed if they disappared. But a AA studies professor....nada.
How can the very sensitive Professor Hill continue to accept paychecks from an institution named after the vicious racist Christopher Columbus? He needs to immediately resign in protest from his overpaid sinecure at Columbia University.
Hey, Marc, how about a list of properly rated white people or, more revealing, your idea of underrated whites? Tunnel-visioned, one-trick-pony MLH's opinion carries as much weight as Cornel West's. Thank heaven for "credentials", huh?
Marc -- it was our moral authority, our taking up the world wide commission to spread the gospel -- even to cannibals -- and our freedom to achieve excellence that got us to where we are today. "America was great," DeToqueville explained, "because America was good." But we have 2 Americas now. No more white man's burden. Reagan had moral authority. He was the last President to stand for American values. Democrats boo God. Current Republicans take the same dirty money and cry. OTOH Marc, lets be fair and up to date. Everybody is a star.
Let's take your racist theory and apply it to the NBA and college professors. We should have equal quotas of NBA players as blacks, whites, asians and hispanics to the American population so everyone gets a fair share and everyone gets a fair shake. With regards to college professors, we must have equal numbers of conservative professors to liberal professors to offset the stupidity taught in our schools by clowns like Mark Hill.
this is simply an exercise in someone trying to make a name for himself and get on tv. Mission accomplished. His list doesn't seem very deep for a supposed phd. His 'research' probably took 5 minutes. ... ... next ....
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