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White Student Unions: White Nationalist Minor League?

By Hatewatch Staff on August 2, 2013 - 4:31 pm, Posted in White Nationalism
Patrick Sharp started Patrick Sharp started “White Student Union” at Georgia State University

Editor’s note: Further information about Sharp’s activities in the white nationalist movement has come to light. Sharp is a member of the white supremacist website Stormfront, where his user profile lists him as a sustaining member who joined in December 2011. The website Liberty Lamp has the screenshots, though it appears Sharp has changed his nickname on both Stormfront and YouTube since Liberty Lamp posted the shots yesterday. As a result, his original username, “psharp94” no longer appears on Stormfront. He is now “sportline” (formerly “frozenpie77”) on Stormfront and “barron levi” (formerly “frozenpie77”) on YouTube.

Matthew Heimbach created quite a stir at Towson University in Baltimore when he created his “White Student Union” last year and proceeded to launch night patrols to keep students safe from black-on-white crime.

Now, such organizations are sprouting on more campuses.  This week, we got news that a White Student Union (WSU) had been formed at George State University in downtown Atlanta. Its mission is to “unite white students to advocate for their interests and the interests of white people, while celebrating heritage, culture, promoting a sense of ‘white identity,’ and working in unison with other campus organizations to tackle issues that affect us all.”

Until yesterday, the WSU’s website linked to the Traditionalist Youth Network (TYN), which it referred to as a “sister organization.” The white nationalist TYN, which was started earlier this year with Heimbach’s help, appears to be serving as an informal umbrella for white student unions.

The Georgia State student newspaper, The Signal, noted yesterday that when the WSU’s founder, Patrick Sharp, an 18-year-old student from Birmingham, Ala., was confronted with some of the images on the TYN site, he denied that his group is racist and said that he invited black students to participate. Soon thereafter, the link and reference to TYN as a sister organization had been erased from the group’s website. The TYN, meanwhile, still lists the Georgia State WSU as a chapter.

Given the TYN’s links to white nationalism and the very public history of the White Student Union at Towson, it seems disingenuous for Sharp to claim that black students are welcome in his White Student Union.

Sharp may not be open about his white nationalism, but he has left Internet footprints that certainly point in that direction. Earlier this year, for example, he posted at the white nationalist American Renaissance site. The post highlighted a book about 1960s civil rights activities in Birmingham, Ala., by “Paul Kersey,” who blogs at Stuff Black People Don’t Like and at the white nationalist site VDARE. “Seeing as how this is my city,” Sharp wrote, “I’ll have to check this out.”

The Atlanta-based blog Biscuette did its own digging into Sharp and his WSU. In a  post yesterday, “le biscuette” noted that on Sharp’s Facebook page his “likes” included the TYN, a “White History Month” page (a sponsor of an upcoming motorcycle ride against a mythical “white genocide”) and Verum Justica, an anti-Islamic group that models itself after ancient Christian crusaders. He also responded to a post by TYN regarding the formation of the WSU. The profile was unavailable yesterday but was back up today. Nevertheless, it appears Sharp has made most of it private, as the more inflammatory “likes” that Biscuette pointed out are no longer visible, nor are most of his posts.

Heimbach is not so coy about his white nationalism. He recently posted a piece on the TYN site titled “I Hate Freedom,” which said: “Non-whites do not have the rights or freedom to move into white nations. This is our home and our kith and kin.”  Further, “Those who promote miscegenation, usury, or any other forms of racial suicide should be sent to re-education centers, not tolerated.”

On its website, the Towson WSU links unabashedly to white nationalist websites and to groups like the Council of Conservative Citizens, the descendant of the White Citizens Councils formed in the Deep South to oppose desegregation in the 1950s and 1960s.  The neo-Confederate League of the South is also listed on the Towson WSU site; the League calls for a second Southern secession and a society dominated by whites. American Renaissance is another link; the group’s founder, Jared Taylor, has claimed that, “When blacks are left entirely to their own devices, Western civilization – any kind of civilization – disappears.”

In May, Heimbach announced that the Towson WSU would merge with the TYN.

Heimbach’s co-administrator at the Traditionalist Youth Network is Matt Parrott, former head of an Indiana chapter of the crudely racist CCC and founder of Lighthouse Literature, a white nationalist online bookstore that closed in July 2012 after about 18 months in business.

Heimbach’s WSU – a direct descendant of his Towson chapter of Youth for Western Civilization, which collapsed in the spring of 2012 – garnered lots of media attention when it launched “campus patrols” ostensibly to protect students from crime. A February post at the Towson WSU site claimed that the patrols were meant to protect students from “black crime.” The post claimed that, “For those who are not Towson students it seems hard to fathom that every single day black predators prey upon the majority white Towson University student body.”

Heimbach is, in fact, extremely active in white nationalist groups. He is the president of what the CCC calls its Baltimore “subchapter.” He’s also a member of the League of the South and a frequent attendee at white nationalist conferences and gatherings like the recent American Renaissance meeting outside Nashville, Tenn., where he asked speakers how to move forward in creating a white homeland.

The Towson WSU’s notoriety has managed to spawn at least one other imitator. This past spring, Richard Railey, a 57-year-old community college student in Texas, started a white student union (not listed at TYN). He is also attempting to establish a “white history month” on campus to combat what he claims is “discrimination against Caucasians,” and he’s trying to get official college recognition of his group. Railey, who is pursuing a degree in applied science, was in the past elected a Tarrant County, Texas, precinct chair and has served as an election judge. In 2012, he complained to the Fort Worth Weekly that the presence of a copy of Ebony magazine at a polling place was “extremely inappropriate and probably a federal election law violation” because it was “an attempt to intimidate, bully, and threaten white voters.”

Railey, who calls himself “Mstr Rick,” keeps a blog, which links to American Renaissance and to the American Freedom Party (formerly American Third Position), a white nationalist political party. He claims that he has become “enamored” of the “White Ethno-Centrist Movement.” “White people are my people,” he writes, and “challenging the deeply entrenched anti-white bias of multiculturalists [sic] orthodoxies is a moral imperative for whites.”

 

  • mscorgi

    Black Student Unions have been around for decades.

    What’s wrong with a white student union?

    Or a white congressional caucus?

    or saying, “It’s white thing. You wouldn’t understand?”

    why is it that blacks can have and say such things while whites cannot?

  • Sam Molloy

    Thanks, Adilia. I will set my goals higher. :)

  • CM

    “Eduardo,”

    Reluctant as I am to quote Winston Churchill:

    “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”

    The “student unions” promoted by Sharp and Heimbach are not in fact student unions, they are cells of white supremacist organizing. Thus, they are not equivalent to existing black student unions, and your insistence that they be treated as equivalent is nonsensical. But you know that.

  • Erika

    Serena, there are tons of “whites only” groups around on college campuses to life in general – from fratnerities and sororities to social clubs to country clubs to ethnic clubs to religious groups to professional groups to the Republican Party to well you should have your idea by now. Of course, none of those groups are officially “white only” – its just that there are very few black people interested in joining the Polish Princess Polka Club or the Barry Manilow Appreciation Society. But in general, most clubs on a college campus are going to be predominately white because most college campuses happen to be predominately white.

    But of course, the reason why black people set up their own social clubs, churches, professional societies, fratneral organizations, fraternities, and sororities in the first place is the fact that they were (um, in all too many cases still are) not allowed in the white ones.

    The fact that you do not notice these all white or predominately white organizations is probably because you aren’t allowed in the *real* white privilege clubs – chances are they wouldn’t even let you through the gates of the elite country club or through the doors of the elite social club (at least here the most elite of those clubs still do not admit Asians, blacks Hispanics, Jews or women – and some even go so far as not admitting Catholics – we are talking pure WASP here). Until very recently those all white male social clubs included such orginazations as the United States Senate – and many of the most elite social clubs still are all white male (okay maybe they admitted a token black or two but you know that no matter how much they smile in his face they call him a token behind his back). Many corporate board rooms continue to be the exclusive provience of white males (WASP predominately) – and again, the women and minorities present tend to be referred to as tokens behidn their backs.

    That is to say that having a “white” student organization is an exercise in pure redundency – if you haven’t noticed there are all sorts of organizations which white people can go – no one is blocking the white people from joining any organization – in fact, a white person who really wanted to join the black student or professional groups would be perfectly welcome – if of course, they wanted to see their resume automatically tossed in the trash when they applied to many jobs (that could also happen due to having a name that might seem kind of ethnic (like (rather ironically since it is as Northern European as can be) Erika or (perhaps less ironically) Serena, for example)).

    And btw, at my law school, the faculty sponsor for the Black Law Students Association was white (which in many respects is a rather telling commentary on the lack of black law professors)

    Of course, there was no “White Law Students Association” – mainly because where there were maybe 50 black students in the entire law school, there were over 500 white students and honestly, we tended to have very little in common. i don’t think there was an Asian or Hispanic law students society due to there not being enough students of those backgrounds to form a club. There was a Jewish law students club – and a far Christian right Christian Legal Society but those had more in common than just being white. There was aso the Federal Society for right wingers and the American Constitutional Society for liberal law students and a Libertarian Law Students Society for pot smoking conservative law students who like sex. But no general White Law Students Society becaues of sheer redundency and really, who can find common interest among over 500 people of diverse backgrounds??? And that is a relatively small setting.

    In a large college campus – like Towson or Georgia State there will be literally thousands of white students – who are going to have very diverse geographical, social, ethnic, political, economic, religious, etc. backgrounds and very diverse interests. In a setting with thousands of people there may be a sufficient number of women of Polish descent who like dancing Polkas to form a Polish Princess Polka Club – of course, that club would be based upon commonologies and not differences. Its even possible that there would be a sufficient number of peopel to form a Barry Manilow Appreciation Society. And really, the meetings of the Polish Princess Polka Club would be open to anyone interested in women of Polish descent who like to dance polkas – i kind of suspect that Aron would be at all of the meetings despite being most definitely not a polka dancing princess but merely a fan of polka dancing princesses :)

    Let’s face it, i have absolutely nothing in common with a clown like Heimbach other than we both look “white” – clubs tend to be formed through common ground. Part of the opposition to these clowns is that their clubs are racist – but i’m sure that a lot of people simply object to these clowns prtetending to speak for all white people in their name (see also the “anti-racism is anti-white” white rabbit club although most of those white rabbit guys are definitely not college material). These guys would be better off calling their clubs the Kampus Klan Klub which would be a much more honest name. Or they could simply call themselves the Towson Tea Party Patriots and fit right in the modern Republican Party. At least until they start drawing Swastikas and “White Power” on the sidewalks and set up anti-crime patrols that harass people of two races walking together through campus* – and then they are too racist even for a group of people who not too secretly are trying to ban black people (and women) from voting.

    and i still say if they want to protect white women from being sexually assaulted on campus, they should patrol the frat houses (never mind that the only reason why this reduculous Kampus Klan Klub exists in the first place is that these losers couldn’t get into the real white privilege club of their choice). More likely these Klueless Klan Kreeps would construct “anti-crime” surveilance cameras facing into the bedrooms and bathrooms of sorority houses and all female dorms. Of course, if they would and somehow not get caught doing it, they would be no doubt disappointed to learn that real sorority houses have very little representation to the ones at Onancock University.

    * and is it wrong of me to hope that the Kampus Klan Klub picks a group of defensive linemen from the football team as the interracial group they start harassing??? Of course, despite the gun fetishizing, they are wimps at heart so they would probably harass (they’d call it helping) members of the Polish Princess Polka Club instead.

  • aadila

    If all things were equal, there would be no need to form a black student union. The black student union is a response to an unequal status quo that favors whites. Forming a white student union in response to a black student union does not make anything equal. It simply prevents things from becoming equal by trying to restore an unequal status quo.

  • concernedcitizen

    Chip, I agree and after the things I have personally witnessed from racist activities our state and federal government is seriously behind in realizing just how many of these knuckleheads are working for them.

    How they consider themselves to be acting out any Christian ethics has me completely flabbergasted, that was until I started reading Gathering Storm. Mr. Dees has clearly explained the way some of these groups view their perverse version of Christianity and how they have used rhetoric and the twisting of gospels in order to support and preach to the idiot choir that swallows this stuff.

    Just when you thought you had seen stupid in America, the door opens to a whole new level of stupidity and the multitudes that pass through their doors.

    Every serious scholar in America needs to read these books. It has helped me to better understand the complete racist idiots that I come in contact with.

    Not that I want to understand them, but it’s like any American terrorist group it’s best to know it’s habits when you are out and about.

  • concernedcitizen

    Eduardo as noble as your intentions may be you have simply missed the point. White student Unions have already been in existence, get it? It’s a redundancy as ridiculous as saying “let’s start a business, I know we will make a Crispy Creme doughnut”, Eduardo it’s already been done. However the topic stretches beyond the student union and leads into their intentions.

    And the formation of a white student union that has ties to groups that would just assume see all other minorities expelled from living on the face of the earth does not constitute a student union by any sane definition of the title. What it does constitute is another forum for them to spread their white supremacist agendas along with their sick and twisted philosophies.

    If you haven’t already done so why don’t you read Gathering Storm by Morris Dees and James Corcoran, then reflect on your thoughts about this particular student union that is the subject of this article.

  • Aron

    By the way, last I checked no one is going to these WSU meetings and trying to shut them down. So nice try.

  • Aron

    A noble goal, ‘Eduardo.’ But here’s thing: everyone ISN’T equal. Some people will always have greater advantages. Other people will not.

    Deal with it.

  • Eduardo Garcia

    The whole issue boils down to equality. If you say white cannot form a white student union, then you must also say blacks should not be allowed to have a student union. Be consistent. Whites and Blacks must be treated equally. My goal is to have a society where everyone is 100% equal. Each and every person must have complete, total equality, with every other person.

    If you say a Black student union is ok, then you must also say a white student union is ok. If you advocate for shutting down the white student union, why not expend the same amount of effort in trying to shut down the Black student union? If you go to the white student union meetings, heckle the speakers, and generally try to shut down the meeting, you must also go to the the Black student union meetings, spend an equal amount of time and effort trying to disrupt their meetings. Otherwise this proves you really do not believe in equality.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    I watched that documentary about Heimbach on Vice and basically the whole White Student Union argument ends up sounding like this all the time:

    “Other groups have their own organizations so we should have our organization to advance white interests.”

    Okay, why do you need a group to advance “your” interests?

    “Because other groups can have organizations to…..”

    Repeat, over and over.

  • aadila

    Sam,

    Thanks for the kind props.

    However consider that statistics of those who are _convicted_ of crimes are not the same as statistics of those who _commit_ crimes.

    Steal $5,000 and you go to jail. Steal $500 million they appoint you to the Treasury.

  • http://intuitivebulldawg.com Chip Miller

    Robert,
    The White Student Union is not about promoting culture, or educating an ethnic group on their history. It is an obvious attempt to denigrate ethnic groups, and promote an agenda that declares whites and Christians to be supreme over all other races and creeds. Why would anyone expect a university or any other government funded institution to allow a group espousing hate and divisive rhetoric to exist on its campus?

  • concernedcitizen

    Serena, comprehension is key here. It’s the hate groups and the White Supremacists philosophies that are under attack here.

    Let’s not try to gloss over the issue as if it is a simple little Student Union.

    If someone started a Muslim Student Union and had ties to Terrorists who believed in killing all Americans would it be a simple student union? NO.

    It’s no different when a white student starts the same type of group and has ties to groups or supports the philosophies of white hate groups that are nothing more than homegrown terrorists.

  • concernedcitizen

    I agree Robert students of all ethnicity’s should be allowed to join any one of those student unions.

  • concernedcitizen

    Eduardo, I don’t believe anyone here is saying they can’t have a student union, as they already do…every student union was originally white and made up of mostly if not all white members. One of the reasons why minorities started having their own student unions so they could have a voice in the political process…

    However, let a minority group start a union that has ties to groups that call for the annihilation of the white race and see how far they get or how long they are allowed to exist.

    It’s no difference here, you don’t start groups with ties to homegrown terrorists that would harm their own countrymen and women based on skin color or religious beliefs.

  • Eduardo Garcia

    To uphold the principle of equality the university must allow Patrick Sharp to form a white student union.
    Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi taught us the path of non-violence and to turn the other cheek. We must be kind to white supremacists to show them our love. Not hate. Only this will heal the wounds. Christ taught us to forgive our enemies and “If any man asks for your coat, give him your cloak also”. If the rights of white supremacists are infringed, who will be next?

  • CM

    Serena said,
    on August 6th, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    “Surely everyone has noticed that if you take the White Student Union mission statement and change all occurrences of ‘white’ to ‘black,’ nobody would complain.”

    Um, no, not everyone has noticed that, probably because it’s meaningless. You see, the “mission statement” is carefully crafted to make the group seem completely non-racist and harmless. But the evidence the SPLC has assembled here shows quite clearly that the founder of this “white student union” is very much a racist, despite his denials. So it isn’t really a “white student union” and its mission isn’t really to “celebrate” whiteness, whatever that may be. But you knew that.

  • Aron

    I have ‘Jewish’ culture because I’m a Slavic Jew. I have Bostonian culture because I’m better than you.

    I don’t have any ‘white’ culture simply because I was born with a particular skin tone.

    If you can’t seem the inherent racism of ‘White Student Unions’ especially those advocated by Matt Heimbach, I’ve got some prime oceanfront property to sell you in Arizona.

  • Sam Molloy

    Ah, the Divine Miss “M”… Seriously, Aadilia once again put it best in her first post that the dominant paradigm does not need reinforcement. This guy is slippery and smart, however, and may not trip himself up as easily as David Duke. However, prison statistics on the races of prisoners can’t be totally blamed on the usual excuses. Black people actually do commit crimes. I know, it’s hard to believe. Black leaders need to address their issues of violence, crime and drugs instead of stirring up more division by blaming us for everything. Soon. Before people like this guy gain a bigger following.

  • aadila

    “We’re so accustomed to blacks-only groups promoting their own interests. Why not whites-only groups?”

    There are plenty of white only groups. The White House was one until Obama. And blacks were the ones who built it.

  • Reynardine

    There are, of course, a couple of things that have held steady about American culture in the time I’ve observed it.

    A. Americans think if they get the biggest and most toys, everybody will love them. They are instead shocked when they find everybody resents them, because *they’d* rather be the ones with the biggest and most toys.

    B. Americans are little bothered by lack of privacy, until they go to the bathroom. Then, leave them the Hell alone, and don’t ask them what happened in there.

    This Americanism cuts across all lines of race, creed, and culture. A is slightly gender-biased towards males, and B towards females.

    And this still isn’t “white culture”.

  • Reynardine

    And now that we’re at it, Serena, why don’t you precisely describe this “white culture” and tell us what makes it “white”?

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    There’s no such thing as “white” culture. We talk about black culture because Africans who were brought to the Americas had their culture stolen from them. We of European descent stupidly gave up our heritage for crumbs from the master’s table and became “white.”

  • Reynardine

    I’ve been “white” all this incarnation and have never noticed anything that could definitively be called “white culture”.

  • John

    Hello Bette Middler…big fan

  • Robert

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with a White Student Union per se any more than there is with any organization with Black in its title. As long as the White (or Black) organization does not forbid people of other races to join. A Black person can appreciate White culture as well as White folks can appreciate Black culture.

  • Serena

    Surely everyone has noticed that if you take the White Student Union mission statement and change all occurrences of “white” to “black”, nobody would complain. We’re so accustomed to blacks-only groups promoting their own interests. Why not whites-only groups?

    I also take issue SPLC giving the harsh label of “racist” to the skinhead groups while giving the more gentle label of “separatist” to the New Black Panther Party. The NBPP is just as racist as any skinhead group.

  • Reynardine

    Eduardo Garcia, the Potëmkin sombrero.

  • aadila

    Eduardo Garcia, teachers of predominately minority kids make less salary than teachers of predominately white kids within huge numbers of school districts in America. Thus, white kids receive unfair advantages that propel them to college ahead of minorities, where they can form student unions to protect their racial privileges in the future.

    Is this fair?

  • Aron

    Eduardo, you obviously didn’t read the article.

    And if that’s your real name, mine is Bette Middler.

  • Eduardo Garcia

    All that matters is equal treatment under the law. It is unlawful to not allow whites to have a student union. Blacks have a student union. Whites must be given equal rights. Anyone who opposes the white student union is advocating unequal treatment under the law.

  • aadila

    White people, black people, every kind and color of people, every religion and creed, every belief, every philosophy, are waves. Humanity is the water. When we forget that the wave exists only for a moment, and has never stopped being water, and will never be anything other than water, not even for an instant, this is the birth of the delusion that one race or person is superior to another.

  • Erika

    supersonic250, having a few racist idiots on campus – which is hardly unique to Towson – is hardly comparable with a systemic coverup at the highest levels of the school of children being raped on campus. On the other hand, many colleges do systemically cover up women getting raped on campus thanks to requirements that they go through the campus police force who as employees of the college have strong incentives to keep the number of crimes (especially serious crimes like rapes) as low as possible since they must be reported to the Department of Education and thus perspective students. In fact, i kind of suspect that if Joe Paterno was involved in covering up Jerry Sandusky systematically raping teenaged girls (or football players raping women on campus for that matter) it would have just been shrugged away as business as usual in bigtime college football. which is to say that the Penn State sex scandal seems like just another example of male privilege in action to me.

    Of course, that is a tangent – which is to say that if these White Student Union idiots want to have anti-crime patrols to protect white women from being raped they should be patrolling the fratnerity houses on campus. Of course, they wouldn’t do that – mainly because i think this entire White Student Union thing exists because these losers wouldn’t be accepted in the real white privilege clubs on campus so they have to start their own white insecurity and impotency club (and make no mistake white supremacy and white nationalism have been both well documented to be ideologies of insecurity and impotence – in fact the white supremacist Jim Crow system has been well documented to have had its primary purpose of keeping the poor whites from realizing that black people were their natural ally against their real oppressors and enemies – the rich planter class who oppressed everyone – by telling the poor whites (who comprise the majority of the white nationalist and white supmreacist ranks even today) that at least you are better off than the blacks the rich whites were able to run off with everything. Imagine what a slap in teh face it is for the poor whites who have been carrying the water for the rich whites for a century and a half now (the poor whites even did the bulk of the fighting for the Confederacy) that the rich whites are welcoming rich blacks into their clubs and continuing to release the hounds when a poor white person shows up. Maybe they should have noticed that while they had to use the service entrance, the rich whites would at least allow black people into their clubs. That is the real impuse for where these white nationalist and white supremacist idiots are coming from – they still think that they should be admitted to the white privilege club simply on the basis of their skin color and don’t understand that the rich whites are never ever going to let them into their clubs.).

    And Jennifer sounds suspiciously like a certain racist sorority girl that i know who tried to prove that she wasn’t racist by being absolutely obsessed with the idea of having sex with black men. Of course, the name Jennifer is rather common so the odds that this is the same Jennifer are low, but seriously, i’ve never met another white woman who was so obsessive at saying how attractive every black man she saw was (never mind that she’d never ever consider dating one let alone marrying one).

  • MRJ

    Jennifer,

    The SPLC will be a “hate-filled” when this guy, and his student unions petition to remove the faces off of Mt. Rushmore, win through congress, pay for it’s removal, and allow the Lakota people their land back: just as one, small example.

  • concernedcitizen

    Well Ruslan I agree with your statement. And Erika I do agree that there are eleven months of white history, we all seem to forget that.

    But I do agree with a month that celebrates other cultures, however not at the expense of everyone else here in America, but it would be difficult to include all cultures unless we had a pick your culture month (pick one other than your own) and have students report on them. It would lend to adding knowledge, understanding and diversity to the American culture which is so badly in need of diverse education.

  • concernedcitizen

    @ Jennifer, you obviously didn’t read the article on how this group is targeting black on white crime.

    Which is rather hilarious when you look at the numbers posted by the FBI.gov about the true crime statistics.

    And I bet if we saw the numbers of black on white crime at Georgia state University then we would probably have further removed your rosy colored glasses as to the true intent of this group.

    It has been my experience that many who claim to be celebrating “being white” are not doing that at all. It is a clever way for them to enact hate crimes that are undetectable by their state and federal employers and other law enforcers. But rest assured that the world is catching on and Mr. Dees assessed the situation nicely and accurately in his book Gathering Storm.

    So Jennifer before you have another brain fart about what this site is all about try doing some real research.

  • supersonic250

    Also, Jennifer, you obviously didn’t read the article at all… or any of the OTHER articles on this jerkwad. They’ve proven time and time again that the White Student Union is an explicitly racist organization, especially considering it is simply a renaming of a previous organization that scrawled white power slogans in chalk on the campus sidewalks.

    Do your research and come back before you shoot your mouth off and make yourself look stupid.

  • supersonic250

    Okay… So… I’m gonna go thank my parents for not sending me to Towson University, frankly. I went to Penn State instead, which has a diversity policy. Racists get expelled.

    …Then again, Penn State has its OWN issues… >_>;;;;

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    “Furthermore, there is nothing wrong with white college students wishing to come together and embrace their heritage and culture”

    Well yes there is, because there is no such thing as “white” heritage or culture.

  • Reynardine

    Well, I see they’ve rolled out another Potëmkin brassiere. Hi, Jennifer.

  • aadila

    The raison d’etre of ethnic community groups is to carry out the fundamentally democratic proposition of protecting minority interests from exploitation by majority interests.

    Forming an ethic community group by dominant or majority interests is fundamentally an anti-democratic proposition, because it potentiates the exploitation of minorities by the majority.

  • Erika

    So much to mock here, so little time to do it.

    we could start with the fact that one of their “youth” groups was formed by a 57 year old.

    or the fact that the unaptly named Sharp is so scared of relating to urban blacks that he voluntarily chose to attend (paying out of state tuition, you know) college in the middle of downtown Atlanta (seriously, did Kenesaw State reject his application???)

    Then there is the entire White History Month thing – come on. There are 11 white history months a year and 11 male history months. Black History Month and Women’s History Month (which btw, i agree should not exist but for much different reasons than these clowns) exist because existing history especially as taught in schools was a parade of the contributions of dead white men which of course, glossing ofter the nasty aspects of the actions of dead white men. There is a reason why it is not called Herstory afterall. Interesting thing – people like me complain that American History is more an exercise in propaganda that America (and of course, white men) are wonderful than education. With Black History Month providing a token message that perhap ssome bad things might have happened to black people in the past but thanks to Harriet Tubman (a twofor), George Washington Carver, Martin Luther King, and President Obama everything is fine now. And Women’s History Month exists primarily because the glass ceiling extends to memory. But of course, for these “youth” for dead white men, current history is not propagandistic, racist, and sexist enough (after all, blacks and women now have their own token month, and never mind that black history tends to also primarily celebrate men and women’s history tends to primarily celebrate white people). Its basic stupidity in action. Seriously, how did these people get into an actual college?

    And of course, we have the same old fears of black men assaulting white women that animated Jim Crow and Judge Lynch – um, whatever. based upon my personal experience, direct reports from friends, and media reports, the biggest threat to sexually assault white women on a college campus are rich white frat guys. In fact, these assaults have always been extremely rare (especially compared to the number of black women who were sexually assaulted by generally white men) – and continue to be extremely rare. like all forms of “stranger danger” stereotypes, the “black brute” stereotype is not only extremely wrong, but downright dangerous since by focusing on the boogyman sitting in the shadows it removes focus from intimate partner/acquatance violence which is a much bigger threat to women.

    And of course, there is the anti-crime patrols – unfortunately for them their historical hereos in the Slave Patrols and Ku Klux Klan (and other groups) have died out but they no doubt receive inspiration through viewings of The Birth of the Nation and Gone with the Wind (even if by 1939 Hollywood had enough sense to remove that novel’s glorification/justification of the Ku Klux Klan), But perhaps George Zimmerman is available to provide training.

    And really, why didn’t these guys go to a campus which fully supports their racial views – perhaps Bob Jones University and um, that is about it. Probably because Bob Jones University’s rules would have made visiting the Black Cat Theatre impossible.

  • Matthew Bright

    I’ve never had a comment censored, or deleted, by the SPLC, but I really can’t think of another way to describe this young man, except by calling it as I see it… There is no other way I can find to describe him, other than — WHAT A HATEFUL LITTLE PRICK!!!

  • majii

    With all of the ties he has to white supremacist organizations, it leaves little doubt in my mind who/what Patric Sharp is or what his primary goal is.

  • Larry Parsons

    A “White Student Union” is not needed…..

    Most HBCUs were established after the American Civil War. However, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, established in 1837, Lincoln University (Pennsylvania), established in 1854, and Wilberforce University, established in 1856, were established for blacks prior to the American Civil War.

    The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, defines a “part B institution” as: “…any historically black college or university that was established prior to 1964, whose principal mission was, and is, the education of black Americans, and that is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary [of Education] to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered or is, according to such an agency or association, making reasonable progress toward accreditation.”Part B of the 1965 Act provides for direct federal aid to Part B institutions.

    In 1862, the Morrill Act provided for land grant colleges in each state. Some educational institutions in the North or West were open to blacks since before the Civil War. However, 17 states, mostly in the South, generally excluded blacks from their land grant colleges. In response, the second Morrill Act of 1890 was passed to require states to establish a separate land grant college for blacks if blacks were being excluded from the then existing land grant college. Many of the HBCUs were founded in response to the Second Morrill Act. These land grant schools continue to receive annual federal funding for their research, extension and outreach activities. The Higher Education Act of 1965 established a program for direct federal grants to HBCUs, including federal matching of private endowment contributions.

    Other educational institutions currently have large numbers of blacks in their student body, but as they were founded (or opened their doors to African Americans) after the implementation of the Sweatt v. Painter and Brown v. Board of Education rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court (the court decisions which outlawed racial segregation of public education facilities) and the Higher Education Act of 1965, they are not historically black colleges, but have been termed “predominantly black.”

    Starting in 2001, the libraries of several HBCUs began a conversation about ways to pool their resources and work collaboratively. In 2003, this partnership was formalized as the HBCU Library Alliance, “a consortium that supports the collaboration of information professionals dedicated to providing an array of resources designed to strengthen historically black colleges and Universities and their constituents.”

    In 2004, the US Department of Education published a study of HBCUs that found that, as of 2001, HBCUs accounted for 13% of black higher education enrollment.

    In 2007, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund published a study of minority recruiting practices by Fortune 400 companies and by government agencies that found that 13% of the college graduates were recruited from HBCUs and 87% were recruited from non-HBCU schools.

    The 2009 Stimulus Bill included more than $1.3 billion of additional federal support for HBCU campuses.

    Of the 104 HBCU institutions in America today, 27 offer doctoral programs and 52 provide graduate degree programs at the Master’s level. At the undergraduate level, 83 of the HBCUs offer a Bachelor’s degree program and 38 of these schools offer associate degrees.

    The portion of Bachelor degrees awarded to black students by HBCUs has steadily dropped from 35% in 1976 to 21.5% in 2001.[12] From 1976 to 2001, total HBCU enrollment grew from 180,059 to 222,453, with most of this increase being attributable to the growth of female black enrollment from 88,379 to 117,766.

    In 1975, Jake Ayers Sr. filed a lawsuit against Mississippi for giving more financial support to its predominantly white public colleges. The state settled the lawsuit in 2002 and agreed to direct $503 million to three historically black colleges, collectively, over 17 years.

    Following the enactment of Civil Rights laws in the 1960s, all educational institutions that receive federal funding have undertaken affirmative action to increase their racial diversity. Some historically black colleges now have non-black majorities, notably West Virginia State University and Bluefield State College whose student body has been over 80% white since the mid-1960s. Many non-state-supported HBCUs are struggling financially, due to the increased cost of delivering private education to students and declining financial aid for students

  • concernedcitizen

    Do these imbeciles not realize the growing hate towards America? And yet, they find time to foster more hate right here countrymen against countrymen?

    If they were intelligent they would realize that their people are all Americans regardless of color, but no this is the result of ignorance unchecked. Ignorance and a myopic view of the world left to fester amongst idiot leading idiot and the begetting of more idiots.

  • concernedcitizen

    This kid is a joke. There is crime all over America and perhaps the Black students should start patrols against guys like this idiot, patrols to watch out for those who would violate the civil rights of minorities all over this country and especially on our college campuses.

  • Jennifer

    American Renaissance has Jewish writers and editors, as well as readers from various religious and ethnic backgrounds, hardly something I would consider a White Nationalist website.

    Furthermore, there is nothing wrong with white college students wishing to come together and embrace their heritage and culture. There are no articles here attempting to disenfranchise black student unions, Asian student unions, or non-white Hispanic student unions who address concerns for their people as well as promote their culture and ethnic backgrounds, so why single out the white student union as if it’s a negative thing?

    Racist is a strong word and strong words should be used appropriately, not simply when you read about a group of white people coming together with a sense of pride for who they are. Your accusations hold little water considering your grapevine achieved evidence found from only unreliable sources.

    I believe this group is what they say they are and they are just as entitled to have their group as any other ethnicity without harsh judgement. If you try to find bad in something, you will find it. So either find bad in all racially motivated student unions or let it be known that ‘Hate Watch’ is coming off as prejudiced toward whites. This is coming from an ethnic minority if that makes you take my comment a little more seriously, which I can only believe it does.

    Way to divide people, I hope you’re satisfied with hate-filled article.

  • Reynardine

    Coming to a campus near you: One-minute Martinizing.