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Why do liberals have such low expectations for black people like me, asks BIM AFOLAMI MP

Added 10-25-20 08:36:03am EST - “BIM AFOLAMI: Many on the Left proclaim racial equality in public and virtue-signal for BLM, yet actually do not seem to want individual black people to have the right to choose their own destiny.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “BIM AFOLAMI MP: Left's hypocrisy on racial equality is very damaging”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Are black men not supposed to be allowed to attend top schools, live in nice villages, or support whatever political party they wish, asks Bim Afolami (pictured)

I found myself described as a 'black boy' who, because I went to Oxford (a 'posh uni'), and 'live in an expensive village', was somebody whose 'life bears no bloody resemblance to black kids growing up in the inner city'.

My comments on racial issues were dismissed because I lack the 'self-awareness to see he is being used'. I am described as 'a traitor to his race and to his colour' because I am a Conservative MP.

You might think that this patronising and racist nonsense might had been written by the English Defence League, or perhaps by fragments of the hard Left. Yet these comments came from a local Liberal Democrat activist in my constituency.

According to Facebook, her post was seen by at least half a dozen current or former Lib Dem councillors and candidates in the area, including their Hitchin and Harpenden parliamentary spokesman. None of them objected or criticised what she had to say.

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