“I honestly believe alleged “civil rights” groups like the NAACP have little interest in the advancement of black Americans. Their leaders use the specter of “racism” to bully politicians, businesses, and public figures simply to flaunt their political muscle and enjoy the spoils of power. As with their never-ending battle against the Confederate flag, the NAACP is more interested in justifying its own existence with high profile publicity stunts (like attacking Nancy Cook) than working on the problems that plague the black community most — education, crime, illegitimacy, poverty, etc. That the main theme of Darby’s reply to my criticism of his organization was to imply racism and narrow-mindedness is par for the course for the NAACP.”

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