The Manhattan Project is one of the most fascinating events in modern American history, rivaling the space race and moon landing. The sheer magnitude of the effort to create the atom bomb is a feat we could never repeat today. The central figure in the story of the creation of the first atomic bomb is J. Robert Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer is an interesting fellow, a brilliant scientist credited with helping create the weapon that ended the war in the Pacific and arguably preventing a third World War but also a far left Jew who would later be stripped of his security clearance for his Communist sympathies and his association with others who plausibly could have been providing nuclear secrets to the Soviets.
A new film is coming out about his life and work simply titled: Oppenheimer, starring an Irish actor, Cillian Murphy, playing the Jewish Oppenheimer. It looks like a good film and I am looking forward to it hitting the web so I can watch it without violating my pledge regarding financially supporting Hollywood. The film has lots of star power, besides Murphy it also includes Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blount, Josh Hartnett and Gary Oldman among others.
So the other day I watched the second official trailer. It is pretty standard stuff and it looks pretty good but I noticed something weird….
A little later we see the black guy again with Oppenheimer….
I was of course wondering “Who the hell is the black guy?”
So I looked through the cast of Oppenheimer to find a black guy and waaaay down the list is an actor named Ronald Auguste who plays J. Ernest Wilkins Jr…..
Who is J. Ernest Wilkins Jr.? He was a “nuclear scientist, mechanical engineer and mathematician” and a child prodigy who studied at the University of Chicago at age 13. According to Wikipedia “His graduation at a young age resulted in him being hailed as “the Negro Genius” in the national media.”. Here is a picture of Dr. Wilkins, also from Wikipedia.
I know Amish guys that look blacker than J. Ernest Wilkins Jr. His father was pretty light-skinned as well, as was his mom who wrote a book titled Damn near white : an African American family’s rise from slavery to bittersweet success, and an excerpt from the book jacket even reads:
Carolyn Wilkins grew up defending her racial identity. Because of her light complexion and wavy hair, she spent years struggling to convince others she was black. Her family’s prominence set Carolyn’s experiences even further apart from those of the average African American…Carolyn’s parents insisted she follow the color-conscious rituals of Chicago’s elite black bourgeoisie–experiences Carolyn recalls as some of the most miserable of her entire life.
The entire family look like “high yellow” or quadroons, they certainly are not deep black by any measure unlike the actor playing him in the film.
I did a little more research. While his Wikipedia entry states: “Wilkins was one of the African American scientists and technicians on the Manhattan Project during the Second World War”, he isn’t mentioned at all on the Manhattan Project wikipedia page. He also isn’t mentioned in the book by Richard Rhodes, The Making Of The Atomic Bomb, the seminal work on the project. I did a search for his name:
I have no doubt that he made his own contributions to the Manhattan Project but he certainly doesn’t seem to be in the inner circle of Oppenheimer. Then there was this…There were something like half a million people that worked on the Manhattan Project, a fact I found on the National Park Service webpage about the Manhattan Project. Check out the page:
Right at the top we have a sea of women signing up in Tennessee. I assume they were getting jobs as housekeepers, secretaries and cooks. All important of course but it had nothing to do with the scientific work of the Manhattan Project.
In order: blacks, Japanese who got nuked, downwinders, mestizos, some White guys, a picture of a black guy under the “Scientists & Engineers” category, Indians, women again and “workers” featuring of course a woman brazing something. If you go the “Scientists & Engineers” page, on the list of scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project the first name is….J. Ernest Wilkins Jr..
Oppenheimer, the “Father of the Atomic Bomb”, is sandwiched between Wilkins and a Jewish chick that did work in genetics. I am sure that Liane Russell did important work, but was a geneticist really a key figure in the development of the atomic bomb? Again she doesn’t appear on the Manhattan Project wikipedia page nor in The Making Of The Atomic Bomb. When you dig a little deeper into her on Wikipedia, we see some interesting stuff:
Notice that she completed her bachelor’s degree in 1945, the year that the atom bomb was used in Japan. Later we read…
Upon graduation from Hunter College in 1945, Liane went back to Jackson Laboratory before moving to the University of Chicago to pursue her Ph.D. in Zoology. After initiating her Ph.D., Liane went to work at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, which played a vital role in the development of nuclear weapons through the Manhattan Project in WWII.
She went to Oak Ridge National Laboratory after the Manhattan Project achieved the goal of creating atomic bombs but reading her bio on the NPS site, it sounds like she was working on the Manhattan Project itself rather than simply being at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory after the fact.
If all you knew about The Manhattan Project was what you see from official government sources, you would be led to believe that women and blacks were primarily responsible for the scientific work that went into understanding the theory and then the practical work that led to the creation of the atomic bomb and nuclear reactors. That is absolutely untrue.
Like the space program, the Manhattan Project was entirely an achievement of White and Jewish male scientists. Sure the people doing the grunt work like housekeeping and secretarial work had an important although secondary role but almost anyone could cook noodles at Oak Ridge or Los Alamos, while the number of people in the world that could conceptualize and bring to fruition the Manhattan Project was very small and almost entirely male. The same is true for every significant scientific achievement for the past century and beyond. Without the scientific genius of White, Jewish and some Asian men, mankind would never have moved past subsistence living.
This massive project to rewrite history to diminish or eliminate the monumental achievements of White men is intentional and coordinated via popular culture, the government and the “education” system. Young people really believe that the only contributions to world civilization attributable to White people are slavery, racism and the Holocaust. It remains to be seen how long they can keep this up when the people the media tells us really achieved so much are in charge and can’t keep the lights on or even collect the garbage.