Saturday, September 24, 2022

Anti & Pro Jesse Williams Petitions Started at Change.Org

*Obviously some (white) folks can’t handle reality a/k/a the truth. It seems Jesse Williams‘ speech against racism at last Sunday’s BET Awards rocked the worlds of some people. So much so that a Change.Org petition was created to get the actor fired from his gig on the hit TV show “Grey’s Anatomy.”

The petition claims that Williams’ speech was “racist” and he should be punished for his “hate speech.”

“Jesse Williams spewed a racist, hate speech against law enforcement and white people at the BET awards. If this was a white person making the same speech about an African American, they would have been fired and globally chastised, as they should be, but there has been no consequences to Williams’ actions. There’s been no companies making a stand against his racist remarks and no swift action condemning his negative attitude. Why was Burke’s character fired from Grey’s Anatomy after his inappropriate homophobic slur, but nothing for Jesse Williams? Why the one-way street? Why the support for a hater? Why the hypocrisy? #AllLivesMatter All humans bleed the same color. #EqualConsequences4RacistBehavior”

Well, in the meantime – someone named Shelia Cox from Houston, Texas – has created an opposing petition of sorts warning Shonda Rhimes and ABC that if Jesse Williams is fired, a boycott of “Grey’s Anatomy” will be put in place. Fortunately it seems that the petition against Williams isn’t picking up much steam (less than 400 signatures so far), so a boycott of the show or against Rhimes/ABC shouldn’t be necessary.

READ RELATED STORY: TV Host Tomi Lahren Rips Jesse Williams, BET for ‘Race Baiting’ & ‘Perpetuating War on Cops’ (Watch)

Here’s what some folks are saying over at Change.org about the anti-Jesse Williams petition:

“Seriously, I’m getting sick and tired of POC who publicly speak out against discrimination, prejudice and overt racism, (and who promote equality) being regularly labeled as being racist (this labeling coming from angry hate filled people, primarily of European decent). When did critiquing and expressing distain, against those who find a fictitious superiority within a social construct, become “racist”? When did demanding action to end race based superiority, become an act of racism it self?  This twisting and distortion of language has gone too far…” – Miguel Molina,  Cotati, CA

“If Trump can speak his mind about “immigrants” then Jesse certainly can about how it is to be a person of color in America.” – Lance Thompson, Soquel, CA

“It was the best speech I have heard in decades. He is a hero. I will be supportive of Jesse Williams from this day forward. I am very grateful for him. He spoke courageously truths of the struggle we all face as non white America.” – Andrea Rose, Auburn, CA

The bottom line is that as far as Shonda Rhimes is concerned, Jesse Williams’ BET speech is NOT a problem for her. Considering her stance, we’d say Williams’ job is secure.

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Actor Jesse Williams accepts the Humanitarian Award at the 2016 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

 

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Silly ass, racist, white people can’t handle the truth.

    All of you slimy devils, STFU… If “All Lives Mattered” Jesse would NOT had to have said anything. You all know he told the truth, and now you want to try to shut him down.

    The thing is this; Jesse doesn’t GAF about his Hollow-wood career. He cares about black people more, and that f-cks with your puny, little minds…

    All of you racist dogs can go eff yourselves with two or three basebal bats. Preferably, three… Whining ass beyotches… Ha! 🙂 Viva Jesse!

    • Our founding fathers, which happened to be white, are the reason he was able to give this speech in the first place. To hear his “anti-white” speech, was racists to the core. If a white man gave the same speech, he would be fire on the spot. Double standards at its’ finest.

      • Listen you delusional mutt, Jesse was able to give his amazing speech because he was born free.

        It is his God-given right to speak the truth like every human being. You white supremacists better hurry up and get over yourselves, because we don’t need your permission to think, say, or do anything.

        White “founding fathers,” my butt. You really are a nut case… God The Father gave EVERY man the right to live, and speak freely – NOT white people, you silly idolater.

        Also, your white “founding fathers” were straight up murderers, or did you forget that small fact regarding their mass murder of the Native Americans?

        I marvel at how creeps like you conveniently forget that your forefathers were domestic terrorists, kidnappers, rapists, and a host of other egregious titles that you hate owning up too.

        Take your mental masturbation some place else you racist dog.

        Contrary to your warped view of who we are, we will do whatever we want, and that’s what really burns your stank butt. Please go kill yourself immediately, fool.

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