Yesterday Ishmael Reed commented on how NOT subversive Django Unchained was, that perhaps exacting vengeance on a head of state like Jefferson Davis. He also mentioned in his comment that that would never happen because Jefferson Davis is STILL the spiritual head of the Southern U.S. I think Reed is dead on the $$$! Tuesday a lot of people recognized the Emancipation Proclamation, but today I wanted to highlight the theology of racism & unfreedom in Jefferson Davis’ thought, The Lost Cause religion.
On January 5th, 1863, Jefferson Davis declared Abraham Lincoln a heretic, who invited the Apocalypse, the doom of the white race by collaborating with blacks. The Confederacy was committed to starting an American empire, with the enslavement of blacks as a NATIONALIZED institution. Blacks were born not in the image of God, but to be subjugated by white men. The religion of the Lost Cause is a philosophy still being fought today.
Here is a link to Davis’ address; a PJ Thank you to Jeremy M. for the heads up: