On December 14th, 2000, as the holiday season was getting into full swing in Wichita Kansas, five young men and women, all professionals with bright careers in front of them were taken hostage in a townhouse. Two criminal brothers held them at gunpoint, raped the women and made the men have sex with each other, then took them out and shot each of them in the head. One young woman miraculously survived. Bleeding and naked, she staggered a mile through the snow to safety. During her torment in the townhouse, one of the criminals had stolen a diamond ring he found in a desk drawer and unwittingly revealed that her boyfriend now dead intended to propose to her.
Despite the story’s horror, despite its drama, despite its “human interest” dimension, no national news media reported the case. Not one. The reason was that the monsters who committed this horror happened to be black while their victims were white. The story failed to attract attention because it did not fit the national melodrama of black victimhood and white oppression. The reason was that the national media is infected with a politically correct, anti-white racism that everybody is aware of, but no one will discuss.
The same prejudice affects local governments and law enforcement authorities. In the local District Attorney’s office, as in the editorial rooms of the Wichita Eagle, the official position on the killings in Kansas is that the December 14th hate crime was not a hate crime. Why? Because the victims were robbed and – in the eyes of the District Attorney and the editors of the Wichita Eagle — this made the motive of the crime robbery, not race.
Matthew Shepherd, the nation’s most famous hate crime victim, was robbed.
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