The horrific lynchings of black people often perpetrated in a picnic environment by celebratory Whties, with photos and body parts of the victims sold as souvenirs is as American as apply pie. We people of colour both within an doutside of the bounderies of Amerikkka are fed the RHETORIC of Western civilisation and its respect for human rights, freedom of expression etc etc, but the reality is different, on the ground. As a highly experienced, distinguished journalist, the Whitewashing fraternity also tried hard to make yu toe their lie-filled lines.