White Man March Comes to Tempe Town Lake March 15, Um, Maybe (w/Update)

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***Note: Please see update at bottom of post.***

Well, let's hope they don't jump in, 'cause crackers get soggy when wet, but something called the White Man March may be coming to Tempe Town Lake this Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m.

I know what you're thinking: "White Man March? Where's the gun show this time?"

But seriously, this is supposedly some nationwide ofay hootenanny organized online by a Massachusetts fella named Kyle Hunt, whom you can read all about in a blog post by Village Voice writer Anna Merlan.

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You know, they all look alike to me....

According to Hunt, the march is about opposing the "anti-white agenda" and showing that Caucasians are standing up against all the racial oppression that they face here in the United States of 'Merica.

"The purpose is to spread information through activism," Hunt writes on the White Man March site, "but also to make a statement that White people are united in their love for their race and in their opposition to its destruction."

Occasionally, Hunt's rhetoric resembles arguments used by some opponents of the ethnic studies program in Tucson.

Like this passage:

"...one of our big messages, which will be displayed on many large banners, is 'DIVERSITY' = WHITE GENOCIDE. These banners will spread the message to the public at large in the most effective way possible. This 'diversity' agenda is being directed at white countries (and only at white countries) with various programs to ensure that there are less white people at schools and in the work force, which is unfair and discriminatory, taking away money and opportunities from the White citizens."

In other words, Hunt's message is sure to resonate in the state that brought the world Russell Pearce, SB 1070, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and J.T. Ready.

You wouldn't think lefty Tempe would be the first pick of white supremacists for a shindig.

Already, local anarchists and anti-fascists have organized a counter-demonstration, and since they've done so, the anarchists claim info about the Phoenix event has been removed from Hunt's site.

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G Bø Tta
G Bø Tta

Please keep the white trash out of Tempe, & relocate them to Apache Junction.

Lakeisha  Williams
Lakeisha Williams

In my home town, we have a festival called Africa in April. Its not just centered on African American stuff, but fun stuff from Egypt, Morocco, Ethiopia, South Africa, Rwanda, Nigeria, Congo, etc. All are welcomed to attend. No one is made to feel left out. I know I wouldn't mind learning more about European Cultures if given a real opportunity.

Lakeisha  Williams
Lakeisha Williams

I don't think anyone should be made to feel ashamed of who they are...White, Black, Red, yellow. Instead of making it all about the color of skin...Make it a cultural European thing high lighting food and cultural traditions of European nations maybe include nations that no longer exist: Armenia, Prussia, Basque, etc.

Scott Miranda
Scott Miranda

the most racist thing about this story is the author using a picture of white bread.

Pat Arp
Pat Arp

Astonishing!: "Diversity = White genocide" (???!) And 'Merica's a white country? Absurd! However shameful its exploitative inception, however repulsive the revered "forefather's" perception of "Manifest Destiny," however unjust & horrific our history of white conquest, genocide & enslavement, the US has ultimately become the "great melting pot," the world's pilot program for the possibility of the Peaceful & Loveful coexistence of beautiful, loving & lovable people from a great variety of rich cultural backgrounds, the opportunity to learn from one another & reach together greater heights of humanity as we recognize our common, fundamental desire to be happy and secure, the possibility of being a shining example of what is possible for humanity. Diversity = Wisdom, Acceptance of Others, Love. I believe in Us.

Danger Maserati
Danger Maserati

Well Joe the tool..... since this just happened today,I had no reason to unlike them. Your keen comment shows what a fuckwad your parents were when they didnt abort you. is your mom still putting out on the corner ..it is st paddy's day...

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

They're so fucked up yet you have them on your Facebook likes?

David Howard
David Howard

Why are you STILL trying to Insight Racial Tension between people with your non stories?!?!?!??? Consciousness Wins Again!!!!!!!!!

David Howard
David Howard

Everyone in Tempe loves that this didn't happen! Told You So! No March, just a really fun Reggae Festival!!!!!!!!!

Brian Mear
Brian Mear

Liberals are bummed this didn't happen

Danger Maserati
Danger Maserati

nice way to pile on the racist comments. cracker ? really why dont you say the niggers are in town for the MLK march then ? you people are on fucked up publishing company!

br59471
br59471

There is no such thing as a white person. Everyone is a different shade of brown.

ConcernedCitizenAZ
ConcernedCitizenAZ topcommenter

Mr. Lemons, Great journalism. You called them on it. The thought of pepper-spray commonly used in the local protests, probably scared them away. Was Homeland Security called off as well, with all their surveillance paraphernalia or did they use it at the AZ / CA I-10, "Welcome to AZ" border? Just saying.

milcianic
milcianic

No human can stop the mixing of races. It is what the Creator wanted. We own nothing on earth not even ourselves. People should stop thinking about skin color and simply get the good things in life. http://ow.ly/uDnjX

johnnyangel10
johnnyangel10

Anarchy now? If any of these miscreants ever came upon real anarchy,well let's just say these peeps would be the first to run and hide!! Lames ALL !!

David Howard
David Howard

Rebelution / Atmosphere Tempe Beach Park with Pepper, Iration, Katastro, Black Bottom Lighters, Clairevoyant, Something Like Seduction SAT, MAR 15 1:15PM $35* advance $45* day of (*plus fees) Buy Tickets This is what is Really happening at Tempe beach park! Love, Unity and Music! Did I mention Love and Unity?!?!!!!!

Shadow_Wolf2014
Shadow_Wolf2014

My bet is that no more than a dozen rotten eggs will show up. It's a no show folks, nothing to see.

whiteloveforall
whiteloveforall

It is very hard to understand that we have all been lied to all our lives,and most people would rather just go on believing the lie...

Like when a spouse cheats on another,many will wanna deny it and not accept that its happening...


frontera96
frontera96

this white man march is Bollocks...

vagabond545454
vagabond545454

No surprise...Arizona has become a magnet for the social misfits of America one sees them in the Minute men, Neo-Nazi's......many in these movements eventually show their true natures.....Forde/Bush now on death row, Simcox accused of child molestation, JT Ready murder/Suicide....the list is long and wasted energy mentioning the lesser ones! The good thing is these fringe lunatics are self destructive human beings, eventually  they end up in prison or move on to some place else to be social pariah's, misfits and we normal folks in Arizona can only pray they move on soon!

whiteloveforall
whiteloveforall

The Fear of pepper spray should not harbor FREE Speech??

David Briggs
David Briggs

Are you hitting on me? Cuz I don't swing that way.

Julie G. Earle
Julie G. Earle

I wish that we could all just be individual humans instead of always trying to join a group and feel like a victim...it would be much better.

Don Collins
Don Collins

In the first place ,your very wrong about the dying breed, we're alive and well and hold the majority so I don't know where you get your thinking. As for slave owners,no! I'm not talking about slaves at all. As a matter of fact, Blacks have it better in this country then any other place in the world and that's fact . All I hear from Blacks is that the White man is holding the Black man down but to get one too exlpain that rhetroic is just about nill . This is out of context but I hope you get some meaning out of this !!!

Ten Bears
Ten Bears

I dance before God, what has man to do with salvation? The plate I have eaten from is as old as the stars, it serves noone to remain silent in the truth does it

Aron Mezo
Aron Mezo

Amen Ashley - very well contrasted- what is becoming is it only seems to be ok to apply the first amendment to minority causes/groups, but not everyone? When whites become the minority in this country (probably in this century), then will it be alright for them to exercise the same first amendment rights?

rhododellafiera
rhododellafiera

Check your DNA and you will see that we all come from Africa.


Juan Drake Tetina
Juan Drake Tetina

This passage does not support your claim but in fact affirms that that all humans are descended from the same ancestor and the design the apostle in this affirmation was to convince those such as the Greeks that he regarded all as brethren... I am embarrassed to call you a member of my family and am glad you have shown your true colors

Raymond Tucker
Raymond Tucker

How diverse is a group of white guys talking about exclusivity?

David Howard
David Howard

It should not be acceptable to be arrogant about your pride through assembly or diversity! What's wrong with being genuinely proud to be You with your traditions and family?!? Political correctness with destroy you if you see that as diversity!

Ten Bears
Ten Bears

yep blacks do it WHINE illegals are doing it WHINE WHITE PEOPLE DO IT ITS SUPREMACY WHAT IT IS TRULY IS EVIL IN SPIRITS NOT SEEN OF MEN TO SUPPRESS PROPHESIED MAJESTICAL MOVEMENTS OF A CHOSEN PEOPLE!!!!

donz1943
donz1943

White Trash? What are you? Black Trash?

donz1943
donz1943

Lakeisha, you are Wise beyond your Years. Thanx, for the Uplifting Words of Wisdom and for providing us with some "Food for Thought" Your Photo displays a very lovely and Beautiful Young Black Lady and I think we need more Young Blacks (Men and Women) who do not Advocate Hate along with every other Nationality, including US Whites. Kudos to Lakeisha, for not trying to Incite a Race war..

Bub4
Bub4

@jasonhops99 Why is colonialism only imposed on people of color countries? #BashTheFash

Warrior-X
Warrior-X

Hey psst....

There is about to be a white on white war going on in Ukraine and Russia. With whites killing whites. So who do you support? Whites of the east or whites of the west? Talk about white on white genocide in the 21st century. That's a shame isn't it?

RoseYop
RoseYop

The planet was multicultural BEFORE the social experimenters had a "brilliant" idea!

RoseYop
RoseYop

I thought only Jews were supreme!? We are all "cattle".

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