Black rascality was taken seriously in the early years of the 20th century.
One example was the Brownsville Affair, also referred to as The Brownsville Raid of 1906. The event involved black soldiers assaulting whites and one Hispanic in Brownsville, Texas.
Tensions between white residents and visiting black soldiers - stationed in nearby Fort Brown - began when one of the black "Buffalo Soldiers" brutally attacked a white store owner. Unlike today when whites are sedated by white guilt and media cover ups, the Brownsville community was outraged. Consequently members of the black 25th Infantry Regiment were banned from entering Brownsville.
Nonetheless, on August 12 the black soldiers attacked a white woman. Mayor Frederick Combe determined to quell possible white retaliation by imposing a curfew. The following night drunken members of the black 25th Infantry Regiment broke the curfew and went on a shooting spree. A white bartender, Frank Natus, was killed and an Hispanic police officer, Lieutenant M. Y. Dominguez, was also shot. The policeman ultimately lost his arm due to the shooting.
Although eyewitnesses affirmed the black soldiers were responsible for the shootings, the soldiers claimed innocence, stating they had stayed in the barracks in compliance with the curfew. An investigation ordered by Mayor Combe revealed bullet casings found throughout Brownsville directly indicted twelve black soldiers as the evidence was uniquely tied to the regiments' rifles.
Faced with overwhelming evidence, members of the regiment refused to cooperate with authorities. President Theodore Roosevelt responded to the "conspiracy of silence" and dishonorably discharged the 167 black members of the 25th Infantry Regiment.
Apologists for the criminals complained. With no empathy shown for the victims of the black soldiers' rascality, Booker T. Washington urged the president to reverse his decision. Roosevelt, however, was angered that the black infantrymen refused to cooperate with investigators. Having served along side the 25th Infantry Regiment when a Colonel commanding the Rough Riders in Cuba, Roosevelt was familiar with their character content. He was, consequently, not affected by pleas for leniency.
According to historical revisionists the president's decision sparked national outrage among blacks and whites and prompted demonstrations by the National Association of Colored Women and the Niagara Movement. Revisionists also claim the president's decision was kept quiet until after the 1906 Congressional election. Obviously, both can't be true.
In 1972 discredited Republican President Richard Nixon capitulated to political pressure and pardoned the soldiers, awarding them honorable discharges. Injustice was served when Frank Natus, the victim of the soldiers' murderous rampage, was dishonored when the last living survivor, Dorsie Willis, was awarded a tax-free pension and $25,000 thanks, in part, by the efforts of liberal Senator Hubert Humphrey.
All the victims of the soldiers' brutal attacks were forgotten.
Revisionists claim the black soldiers were never given a fair hearing and were framed by lying white people. Eyewitness accounts were unreliable, they say, due to the fact that blacks could not be seen at night. Ignored are the facts that whites in Brownsville would not have gone on a shooting spree, would not have had access to "planted" casings matching the soldiers' rifles, and ignore the refusal of the soldiers to talk to investigators.
Revisionists also complain that the black soldiers lost their pensions but don't seem to be bothered that Hispanic police Lieutenant M. Y. Dominguez lost an arm, a white woman lost her virtue, and white bartender Frank Natus lost his life.
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Below are black rascality incidents from recent weeks which, like those in Brownsville, involve white victims.
2013-08-12 MURDER David Santucci
2013-08-10 MOB ATTACK Ray Widstrand
2013-08-06 MURDER Alyssa Oakes
2013-08-06 BEATING/ROBBERY Gideon Hackett
2013-08-05 BEATING Unnamed
2013-08-05 TORTURE,MURDER Gary Nagy
2013-08-04 CARJACKING 2 women, 1 girl
2013-08-01 STABBING Natasha Martinez
2013-07-31 ASSAULT/ROBBERY Carre Ramirez
2013-07-31 MOB ATTACK unnamed man
2013-07-30 MOB ATTACK T.C. Maslin
2013-07-29 ASSAULT cab driver
2013-07-29 ASSAULT young mother
2013-07-28 MOB ATTACK unnamed man
2013-07-28 MOB ATTACK 4 victims
2013-07-27 MOB ATTACK unnamed victim
2013-07-25 SHOOTING elderly trucker
2013-07-19 HOMICIDE Stacey Moulton
2013-07-19 HOMICIDE Terri Moulton
2013-07-19 ASSAULT Zack Finkelstein
2013-07-19 RAPE 5-yrold girl
2013-07-15 ASSAULT Georgia [withheld]
2013-07-14 MOB ATTACK Christopher (withheld)
2013-07-14 MURDER Matthew Bohannon
2013-07-14 MURDER Andrew Bohannon
2013-07-14 MURDER Joseph Orlando
2013-07-14 ABDUCTION/MURDER Brenna Machus
2013-07-12 MURDER Lina Lim
2013-07-12 MURDER Khin Min
2013-07-12 MURDER Pat Mahaney
2013-07-10 SHOT Father, children
2013-07-10 ASSAULT/THEFT 3 victims
2013-07-04 ASSAULT/THEFT Joe Stapf
2013-07-02 MURDER Molly Conley
2013-07-02 MURDER Kelly L. Hunnewel
2013-07-02 KNIFE ASSAULT 2-Yr-Old
2013-07-01 MURDER Joshua Chellew Kenn comments...
2013-07-01 ASSAULT Cassandra Struve
2013-06-30 MOB ATTACK young woman
2013-06-27 ASSAULT Hayley Aldridge
2013-06-26 HOMICIDE Amy Gibbins
2013-06-26 HOMICIDE Amy Gibbins'5-yr-old son
2013-06-26 MOB ATTACK Unnamed Family
2013-06-26 MOB ATTACK unnamed boy
MOB ATTACK unidentified victim
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