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VDARE writer claims UNC President was ‘doomed by diversity’

Domenic Powell • May 23, 2012

VDARE sunk to a new low over the weekend in a blog post about my former student body president, Eve Carson. 

Eve Carson’s murder was something that shocked and horrified the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill campus. As a student at UNC at the time, I can say that Eve, who was well known and almost universally respected, left a void in campus life that was simply impossible to repair. In a post titled “Doomed by Diversity: the Murder of Eve Carson,” VDARE writer Nicholas Stix heinously distorted her murder to support his white supremacist agenda.

“Black predators correctly see college campuses and nearby neighborhoods as sanctuaries full of docile, domesticated, white and Asian prey,” Stix said on VDARE. “All departments that treat of racial topics ruthlessly suppress and systematically lie about the reality of black crime, and punish anyone who tells the truth about this urgent subject.” Two years later, UNC would have a black student body president, but those are the sorts of complications VDARE tends to overlook. The post ends by throwing one last jab at women’s rights, noting that one recipient of the Eve Carson scholarship was awarded it for her work to raise awareness of gender-based violence on campus. For this, Stix concludes that “Eve Carson died in vain.”

VDARE, founded by white nationalist Peter Brimelow, is a clearinghouse for screeds like this one and the ideas of other nativist luminaries like Donald A. Collins, a board member for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). Brimelow recently stirred controversy when CPAC, a major conference organized by the American Conservative Union, refused to renounce him.

Nor is VDARE writing about North Carolina by any means out of left field. Stix was one of the many white nationalists fuming when his “friends and colleagues” at the AmRen were kicked out of their convention space in Charlotte, North Carolina, last year. Also, James Johnson, the president of North Carolinians for Immigration Reform and Enforcement (NC FIRE), has repeatedly shared some of VDARE’s explicitly racist content (along with articles from the race “science” publication, the American Renaissance) and written letters to VDARE touting his work to harass the Mexican consulate in the state.

With their eyes focused on the state (and boots on the ground), it’s no surprise that white nationalists would take any opportunity they can to spread their hate. It’s an additional shame that they have to dig up one of the most painful memories of students and other members of the university community to do it.




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