Some of you have raised a legitimate question as to what can we do about such blatant racism as espoused at www.niggermania.com (NMC). It's time for those of us who believe that racism is a cancer that eats away at this country to make our voices heard. It doesn't work to look the other way and dismiss such vicious displays of racism because we don't want to give them attention. They are not going away because we refuse to look at them.
I've tracked down the host for the web site. It's a company called Black Lotus Communications (BLC).
BLC specializes in hosting sites that are looking for an extra layer of security to protect the site from attack. NMC complains about being shut down by hackers in the past and started a parallel site at dot net to make certain that their faithful fans are not shut out in case one site is hacked.
I spoke with someone in customer service at BLC (1-800-789-1977 or 1-866-477-5554) who stated that BLC does not check out the content of the sites that it hosts. When I expressed my disgust with the NMC site, he stated that I could send an email to BLC at firstname.lastname@example.org
BLC is also on Facebook. I liked the site so that I could post a copy of the email that I sent BLC via the abuse address.
Why focus on BLC? Because money talks. A business has a vested interest in how it is perceived by the public; it also has a responsibility for the choices it makes. Below is my email to BLC. Want to do something about racism, then tell BLC that you oppose racism and take issue with their role in providing it with a forum. Show www.niggermania.com that they are not in charge.
Feel free to use by email below, do make some paraphrases to make it your own. I signed my email and included my contact information.
My email to Black Lotus Communications:
I object to the content of two web sites hosted by Black Lotus Communications. The material contained therein consists of extremely racist language and ideology that offends common decency.
Black Lotus Communications hosts a web site at IP address 22.214.171.124. The IP address is for two sites, www.niggermania.com and www.niggermania.net. The administrator for both sites is Thomas Shelly.
I assume that Black Lotus Communications does not review the content of web sites for which it provides hosting services. You may want to rethink this policy.
These sites advocate for blatant racism and despite a facetious policy that the site allows no hate speak, the entire site is about hate speak.
The first amendment prohibits the federal or state government from impeding freedom of speech but the prohibitions against restriction of speech do not apply to private businesses. You are not compelled to provide hosting services for this type of racist filth. In addition, there is an exception that allows for even government censorship of hate speech intended to incite violence. I believe that some of the comments on these sites rise to that level.
These sites are offensive to any person with a sense of ethics and values, not just black people.
1. Visit the sites for yourself.
2. Read this article which I've posted about this site, Post Racial America? Hell to the No! Your name is not mentioned in it but it will be in my followup posts. It's up to you what is said about your business. I only write the truth. By the way, I'm also published at an online zine, LA Progressive.
3. Stop hosting this filth. Make it clear that the boundaries of decency do not allow room for such vile racism to be bandied about. Would you provide a forum for support of child abuse, domestic violence or other aberrant behaviors? Why provide a forum for racism?