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Black heroes, Red Tails and Jewish-dominated Hollywood

By Robert Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Last updated: Jan 25, 2012 - 10:21:25 AM

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Photo of members of the original Tuskegee Airmen.

“Black slaves went to their death, fighting the enemy of the white slavemaster, to help America to maintain her independence against foreign dominance. The Black slave was not given anything in exchange for his sacrifice.”

-The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, pages 71-72 “The Fall of America

(FinalCall.com) - From the moment runaway slave Crispus Attucks became the first person to give his life for American independence in the 1770 Boston Massacre, Blacks have faced the tragic dilemma of deciding if putting their lives on the line in war for racist, anti-Black American society was worth the sacrifice, given Blacks never received true freedom, justice, and equality under this system.

One need only look at the history of the Civil War, where soldiers such as the all-Black regiment known as the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Volunteers, who were profiled in the 1989 movie ‘Glory,’ enlisted to fight on the side of the Union Army in the North, against the slave-owning southern Confederate Army. Their ultimate sacrifice was betrayed by White politicians in the Northern States along with the help and support of certain Southern Jewish politicians like Louisiana congressman William M. Levy. .

(See “The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews Vol. 2,” pages 110-111.) These politicians conspired to allow the system of White supremacy and anti-Black terrorism to return to the South after the Tilden/Hayes Compromise of 1877

During World War I, another group of Black soldiers distinguished themselves above and beyond the call of duty only to have their sacrifice again betrayed by the overarching system of White supremacy in the U.S.

No soldiers were more central to the success of America and her WWI allies than the all-Black 369th Infantry Regiment, also known as the “Harlem Hellfighters.” It was the Harlem Hellfighters who manned the front lines longer than any other American unit during the war; and despite suffering a 35 percent casualty rate, never gave an inch of Allied territory, nor lost a single soldier to capture!

Despite the heroics of the Harlem Hellfighters during the First World War, not one soldier from that unit received a Congressional Medal of Honor. Upon their return to the United States, these war heroes were confronted with an orgy of anti-Black lynchings and White mob attacks inside America.

This would include the “Red Summer” of 1919 when many returning Black veterans were forced to engage in all-out guerrilla warfare to protect their communities against White racist mobs and White police forces in places like Chicago, and even Washington D.C., the nation’s capital. And of course, who can forget the White mob attacks on “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921 and Rosewood, Florida, in 1923.

Members of the all Black 369th Infantry Regiment, also known as the "Harlem Hellfighters" Photo: US National Archives
It should be noted that the Jewish-owned New York Times, in many cases during the first quarter of the 20th Century, was a major cheerleader in support of anti-Black lynchings and White mob attacks. This has been documented in “The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews Vol. 2,” pages 409-414.

Before some of you begin to think I am just picking on Jews, or that this is some “anti-Semitic” diatribe; let me assure you that the Jewish question is only relevant because it ties directly into the present controversy surrounding difficulties famed filmmaker George Lucas had in producing and marketing a movie about Black war heroes in Jewish-dominated Hollywood.

 Hollywood Jews, War Horses, and Red Tails

In a December 19, 2008 Los Angeles Times article titled, “Who runs Hollywood? C’mon,” Jewish writer Joel Stein, in responding to a poll that showed only 22 percent of Americans believed the movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews, declared; “Yes, we (Jews) control Hollywood. Without us, you’d be flipping between The 700 Club and Davey and Goliath on TV all day.”

In the same article Mr. Stein listed some of the major Hollywood studios controlled by Jews. The list included Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Co., Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers, MGM, and NBC Universal. In the article Mr. Stein flatly states, “Jews totally run Hollywood.”

That brings us back to filmmaker George Lucas, who in a very revealing interview about the making and marketing of his new LucasFilm production “Red Tails,” provided insight into the racist thinking and attitudes of Jewish-run Hollywood toward Black historical images and achievements.

“Red Tails” is the story of the famed all-Black 332d Air Force fighter group, also known as the Tuskegee Airmen, which escorted some 200 bomber missions during World War II without losing a single U.S. bomber.

In an interview with Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” Mr. Lucas talked about his over 20-year process of getting this film made, due in part to the lack of support for Black movies in Hollywood. It was because of this lack of support that Mr. Lucas had to finance the production and marketing of the film out of his own pocket.

In the interview, Mr. Lucas stated he could not find any backers for his film in Hollywood. “It’s because it’s an all-Black movie. There are no major White roles in it at all ... I showed it to all of them and they said, ‘No. We don’t know how to market a movie like this,’ ” said Mr. Lucas.

This is not an up and coming young movie producer trying to get into the door of Hollywood for the first time, this is George Lucas, producer of two of the most successful movie franchises of all time the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” series.

That someone of the stature of George Lucas could have his film project about Black World War II heroes outright rejected speaks volumes about resistance to the projection of heroic Black images in Jewish-run Hollywood.

It is ironic that another Jewish-run Hollywood studio, Dreamworks, in the past year released “War Horse,” a movie portraying the World War I exploits of a horse.

Now if George Lucas says he presented his movie about Black World War II heroes to “all of them,” meaning all the major Hollywood studio heads, what about Dreamworks? Are we to assume the shot callers in Jewish-run Hollywood are so racist they would rather produce and promote a movie about a horse in a war, than produce a movie about heroic Black human beings who sacrificed their lives for America’s so-called freedoms?

This of course is just more evidence of what the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has been telling us, and indeed warning us, about for many years. Jewish-dominated Hollywood has historically projected negative and racist images of Black people to the world and still shows no compulsion to respect us to this day.

(Robert Muhammad is a Chicago-based freelance writer and can be contacted at robman1930 @ yahoo.com.)