"...Propping up African Americans, giving them opportunities. No one wanted to see the negatives. No one wanted to see this as a cult."-- Agar Jaicks, on the friendly political environment Jim Jones (above) and The Peoples Temple thrived in - but also describing how the press still uses the template of black advancement to avoid hard-nosed investigations of cult influence (in everything from alternative medicine to Barack Obama/Oprah Winfrey and groups like Your Black Muslim Bakery) - while speaking to The SFGate.
Here's a message that might as well be directed at Jim Jones: