Salvation Army


Racism, ignorance, and denial


The Salvation Army went woke after the George Floyd riots by pushing what is clearly principals of critical race theory. Then, when donations dried up, they essentially adopted the Virginia School District's laughable 'we-said-it-but-we-didn't-say-it' defense. In a series of propaganda videos, they desperately claimed to be racially agnostic. We say, if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it is a duck.


The SA has an aptly titled "Study Guide on RACISM" for its 1.5 million members [1, 2]. The guide is presented by Richard Munn, whose title leaves nothing to the imagination either. He's the director of the Salvation Army's "International Social Justice Commission". In that guide, as reported by the Daily Signal, The Salvation Army uses terms that echo both radical “anti-racism” jargon and the divisive teachings of critical race theory, which divides people into two camps: the oppressors and the oppressed.  


It reads "Racism is not only the result of individual attitudes, but can also be perpetuated by social structures and systems. Sometimes racism is overt and intentional, but often it is not."


The SA speaks of wanting to "combat racial inequality."


They say that "the subtle nature of racism is such that people who are not consciously racist easily function with the privileges, empowerment and benefits of the dominant ethnicity, thus unintentionally perpetuating injustice." The SA's solution to this 'injustice' is to "work towards just and equal communities."


The guide is clearly suggesting that non-black members need to apologize to blacks, citing “many things the Black community in America continues to grieve about and experience,” from “police brutality” to “discrimination in health care,” to “mass incarceration.”


In “Let’s Talk About Racism there is a section called Repentance, where it says "And as we engage in conversations about race and racism, we must keep in mind that sincere repentance and apologies are necessary if we want to move forward towards racial reconciliation."


Then, only after a backlash did the Salvation Army withdraw it's racist guide.


The SA later produced a damage-control propaganda video called "The Salvation Army - Our Commitment and Focus." Dressed in a military-like uniform, Kenneth Hodder, the 'National Commander' of the Salvation Army laughably stated "We endorse no social theory or philosophy and we never will, and we're not asking anyone to apologize for the color of their skin." He went on to say "We apologize for any confusion the Salvation Army has caused on this." There is no confusion! The Salvation Army did in fact state to its members that "repentance and apologies are necessary"! They may not have explicitly endorsed critical race theory by name, but they clearly preached the tenets of critical race theory. The timing was also unmistakable. It was all done in response to the George Floyd riots and BLM hysteria, just as so many woke companies have.


In a second propaganda video, Mr. Hodder at one point stated "Are we willing to discuss new ways to increase diversity? Absolutely." Like true Marxist censors/hypocrites, the Salvation Army chose to disable comments to these propaganda videos. Discussion for we, but not for thee!


Again, if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is a duck! The worst racists are those who can't even see the transparency of their racism. The brass at the Salvation Army perfectly embody racism, ignorance, and denial.


Not surprisingly, Salvation Army donations clearly favor democrats.


Salvation Army preaches against tribalism, while at the same time preaching LBGTQ tribalism [1, 2]. #Hypocrites!


The Salvation Army supports open borders in Europe [1, 2].


CONCLUSION: Stop feeding racism! Stop putting money into their kettles!


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