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EUROPE / Integrative power of evil: About the so called People of color in the German AfD
Date of publication at Tlaxcala: 29/03/2017
Original: Integrative Kraft des Bösen: Über schwarze Menschen bzw. People of color in der AfD

Integrative power of evil: About the so called People of color in the German AfD

Sami Omar

Translated by  Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
Edited by  Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي


Do you know what an oxymoron is? I have not known it for a long time. It is a word whose two parts oppose to each other contentwise. Love-hate is such a word, exception rule too, and in my case: school education!

The logo of the right-wing party "Alternative für Deutschland" (AFD, Alternative for Germany), arranged by  MiG: "Not an alternative for Germany"

For some people the fact that the Alternative für Deutschland also have People of color (PoC) as party members and officials is a contradiction in terms. The conclusion is the following:either they are in the right party or in the wrong one. However, if the Alternative für Deutschland is the right place for them, how can the party be still categorised as racist?
I may help in this case. The skin color of a person is a pure externality. We deduct ideological locations and therefore we think that a black man could not be enough confused to become an AfD member. A big mistake! On the other hand, the party members are delighted with single  black Germans joining their party.  The majority believes in the being German as nature and heritage and can prove their alleged tolerance (tolerare: endure, bear) through the alleged aliens among them.

According to the deputy party spokesman of the AfD in Bergisch Gladbach (NRW), Prof. Dr. Harald Weyel, also the critics of the party should not reduce PoC people to their skin color. They are neither victims, nor in the first place black, but simply normal opportunists. For their part, they are tolerant if the AfD regional boss from Thuringia, Björn Höcke, says: “Broadly speaking, the evolution has provided Africa and Europe with two different reproduction strategies. In Africa, however, the so called r-strategy predominates. And it aims at a possibly high rate of growth. There, the so called propagation type dominates‘.”
Who commits to the AfD, must also make a statement about such expressions. And he must do it as party member, not as black or Person of Color. Here the integrative power of evil enfolds. Who credibly represents his own ideology – even if it is illogical and destructive – has the chance to be one among them who considers him as an alien and inferior.
To the quite transparent question from the newspaper Die Welt if he is a Nazi or not, the AfD deputy in Bremen, Achille Demagbo,  answers as follows : “I would never become part of a xenophobic party. However, let us ask the opposite: Which racist party would ever elect a black African on its board?” 

These are the typical arguments of people who use their skin color as a mean. People who use them as justification and people who use them for dissociation. They are called racists.

Courtesy of Tlaxcala
Publication date of original article: 24/03/2017
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Tags: Black GermansPeople of ColorAlternative for Germany (AfD)RacismGermany

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