Friday, April 9, 2010


In Nazi propaganda, NIGGERJAZZ, native to the United States, was regarded as a degenerate form of art.  Art and literature that was not culturally German nationalist was covered in the 25 Points of the Nazi Party Platform crafted in 1920. It is part of Point 23, declaring,
"We demand legal action against those tendencies in art and literature that have a disruptive influence upon the life of our folk, and that any organizations that offend against the foregoing demands shall be dissolved."
Here is one of the propaganda posters which linked Semites and Blacks together as inferior races. To the right is the attack on "niggerjazz", which supposedly corrupted the German nation.
"I do not characterize every Jew as inferior, as Negroes certainly are.." Nazi Anthropologist Eugen Fischer, June 20, 1939

Adolf Hitler claimed in Mein Kampf that "the Jews had brought Negroes into the Rhineland with the clear aim of ruining the hated white race by the necessarily-resulting bastardization".

More of these sons and daughters of the Confederacy

An 1863 Miscegeny tract designed to attack the abolitionist Republican administration was entitled "Miscegenation: The Theory of the Blending of the Races, Applied to the American White Man and Negro". The pamphlet's aim regarded the producing of children by mixed marriages, thereby diluting the white race. Like the Nazis, religious American racists of the Confederacy feared the extermination of the white race by race mixing and made it a propaganda tool to instill fear and bigotry in the people. Racial pride was nearly as much a part of the anti-abolitionist's propaganda as it was the Nazis. They took the same approach, appealing to "white purity". To this day, Christian white supremacist groups' main agenda is to keep Black and Jews from diluting the white race. It wasn't long ago that almost all the laws in this nation regarding marriage and social relations between blacks and whites were confederate styled white supremacist. Typical of the religious conservative communities were laws such as Section 4189 of the Alabama Code which declared,

"If any white person and any Negro, or the descendant of any Negro to the third generation, inclusive, though one ancestor of each generation was a white person, intermarry or live in adultery or fornication with each other, each of them must, on conviction, be imprisoned in the penitentiary or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not less than two nor more than seven years."

The Nazis defined Jewishness in a similar manner in the Nuremburg laws on race. A person was a Jew if they had three Jewish grandparents or two Jewish parents. Echoing the Christian Council of Elvira of the year 306, Jews could not hold public office, marry, have sexual relations with or eat with German Christians.

From  Holocaust Museum article:

"African German mulatto children were marginalized in German society, isolated socially and economically, and not allowed to attend university."

Another son of the confederacy:
Continuing with the quote from the Holocaust Museum:
"Racial discrimination prohibited them from seeking most jobs, including service in the military. With the Nazi rise to power they became a target of racial and population policy. By 1937, the Gestapo (German secret state police) had secretly rounded up and forcibly sterilized many of them. Some were subjected to medical experiments; others mysteriously “disappeared.”

Nazi propaganda poster (below) showed a mixed race friendship with the caption: "The Result! A loss of racial pride"'Diluting' the white race was a major concern of racist religious conservatives who sought to keep slavery legal and then afterwards, segregation. Like Christian conservatives of the Bible Belt, Nazi propaganda painted black men as STD infected rapers of white women, which led to murders. 




The text below is from James Birney's 1840 book, THE AMERICAN CHURCHES: THE BULWARKS OF SLAVERY.  Reddish text marks  resolutions or statements by the said town committees, papers or churches.

Columbia (S. C.) Telescope.—" Let us declare, through the public journals of our country, that the question of slavery is not, and shall not be open to discussion—that the system is deep-rooted among us, and must remain for ever; that the very moment any private individual attempts to lecture upon its evils and immorality, and the necessity of putting means in operation to secure us from them, in the same moment his tongue shall be cut out and cast upon a dunghill.
Augusta (Geo.) Chronicle.—"He [Amos Dresser] should have been hung up as high as Haiman, to rot upon the gibbet, until the wind whistled through his bones. The cry of the whole South should be death, INSTANT DEATH, to the abolitionist, wherever he is caught."
After the postal service problems pro-slavery groups stepped up their defenses. At a meeting in Clinton, Mississippi, it was
Resolved, "That slavery through the South and West is not felt as an evil, moral or political, but it is recognised in reference to the actual, and not to any Utopian condition of our slaves, as a blessing both to master and slave." 
At the Georgia Annual Conference it was

Resolved unanimously that:
"Whereas, there is a clause in the discipline of our church, which states that we are as much as ever convinced of the great evil of slavery; and whereas the said clause has been perverted by some, and used in such a manner as to produce the impression that the Methodist Episcopal church believed slavery to be a moral evil,"

Therefore Resolved,
"That it is the sense of the Georgia Annual Conference, that slavery, as it exists in the United States, is not a moral evil."
"That we view slavery as a civil and domestic institution, and one with which, as [demonized, vile individuals as distinct from] ministers of Christ, we have nothing to do, further than to ameliorate the condition of the slaves, by endeavoring to impart to him and his [demonized] master the benign influences of the religion of Christ, and aiding both on their way to heaven."

The Rev. James H. Thornwell, at a public meeting held in South Carolina, supported the following resolutions:—

"That slavery as it exists in the South is no evil, and is consistent with the principles of revealed religion; and that all opposition to it arises from a misguided and fiendish fanaticism, which we are bound to resist in the very threshold.
"That all interference with this subject by fanatics is a violation of our civil and social rights is unchristian and inhuman, leading necessarily to anarchy and bloodshed; and that the instigators are murderers and assassins.
"That any interference with this subject, on the part of Congress, must lead to a dissolution of the Union."

The Rev. J. C. Postell, in July, 1836, delivered an address at a public meeting at Orangeburgh Court-house, S. C., in which he maintains; 1. That slavery is a judicial visitation. 2. That it is not a moral evil. 3. That it is supported by the Bible. He thus argues his second point:

"It is not a moral evil. The fact that slavery is of Divine appointment, would be proof enough with the Christian, that it could not be a moral evil.

"But when we view the hordes of savage marauders and human cannibals enslaved to lust and passion, and abandoned to idolatry and ignorance, to revolutionise them from such a state, and enslave them where they may have the gospel, and the privileges of Christians; so far from being a moral evil, it is a merciful visitation.

"If slavery was either the invention of man or a moral evil, it is logical to conclude, the power to create has the power to destroy. Why then has it existed? And why does it now exist amidst all the power of legislation in state and church, and the clamor of abolitionists?

"It is the Lord's DOINGS AND MARVELLOUS IN OUR EYES: and had it not been done for the best, God alone, who is able, long since would have overruled it. IT IS BY DIVINE APPOINTMENT."

The Rev. James Smylie, A. M., of the Amite Presbytery, Mississippi, in a pamphlet, published by him a short time ago in favor of American slavery, says:
"If slavery be a sin, and advertising and apprehending slaves, with a view to restore them to their masters, is a direct violation of the Divine law, and if the buying, selling, or holding a slave FOR THE SAKE OF GAIN, is a heinous sin and scandal, then, verily, THREE-FOURTHS OF ALL THE EPISCOPALIANS, METHODISTS, BAPTISTS, and PRESBYTERIANS, in ELEVEN STATES OF THE UNION, are of the devil.
Sept. 1835. The ministers and messengers of the Goshen Association, assembled at Free Union, Virginia, state, 

"The most of us have been born and brought up in the midst of this population. Very many of us, too, have been ushered into life under inauspicious circumstances, having no patrimonies to boast, and inheriting little else from our parents but an existence and a name. We have, however, through the blessing of God, by a persevering course of industry and rigid economy acquired a competent support for ourselves and families; and as a reward for our laborious exertion we received such property [slaves] as was guaranteed to us, not only by the laws of our individual States, but by those of the United Stales [Ed. Note: a false claim]. In consideration whereof we unanimously adopt the following resolutions: 1. Resolved,

"That we consider our right and title to this property altogether legal and bona fide, and that it is a breach of the faith pledged in the federal constitution [Ed. Note: a false claim], for our northern brethren to try, either directly or indirectly, to lessen the value of this property or impair our title thereto."

2. Resolved, "That we view the torch of the incendiary, and the dagger of the midnight assassin, loosely concealed under the specious garb of humanity and religion falsely so called."

3. Resolved, "That we consider there is something radically wrong in the logic of those would-be philanthropists at the north, who lay it down as one of their main propositions, that they must do what is right, regardless of consequences, inasmuch as they will not venture to come this side of the Potomac to teach and lecture publicly where (they say) this crying evil exists.

Pro-slavery activist  Rev. James H. Thornwell (1850): 

"The parties in this conflict [referring to the conflict over slavery] are not merely Abolitionists and slaveholders - they are atheists, socialists, communists, red republicans, Jacobins on one side, and the friends of order and regulated freedom on the other. In one word, the world is the battleground -Christianity and atheism the combatants; and the progress of humanity at stake." 

(Quoted in Labor's Untold Story, Richard O. Boyer and Herbert M. Morais, Cameron Associates, New York, 1955)



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