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It's my personal opinion that the majority of Black people should stay away from each other unless they are doing something constructive or productive in their interactions with each other. As victims of racism, the racists have filled their minds with poison. So, whenever they come into contact with each other the poison immediately begins to spread.
The first most powerfully motivating force on the planet is the system of white supremacy itself. Sex is the second most powerfully motivating force on the planet among people when they're reasonably fed and even when they're half fed. People are thinking about sex, directly or indirectly, wherever they happen to be.
What about religion? Let's start by defining it. Religion is a strong belief backed up by action. The strongest religion on the planet is the religion of white supremacy. Someone might try to deny this but they should review the definition of religion again in order to understand the fact that white supremacy is a religion. It's a strong belief backed by action that has a god. What is the god of a white supremacist? They are their own gods.
White supremacy is a worldwide business and, like any other business, it works on profits and losses. White supremacists know the cost of doing white supremacy has gone up. They can no longer get away with showcasing Joe Louis and Lena Horne like they did years ago. They have to have millions of African people to showcase. This is one of the first elements used to cause maximum confusion of it's victims.
Black people are not members of a race and never have been, instead, we were told this untruth. By whom? The usual suspects, the white supremacists. They do the categorizing and they've categorized people in every way imaginable. best possible action to take and deciding on the best possible thing to say, in every instance.
When people use the term racial integration today, it's difficult to understand it's meaning and it doesn't make sense because there's no way to integrate racism nor is there any way to segregate racism. It's a phrase whose origin is uncertain, as well, but they're a poor choice of words and words are very important.
Distinguished historian, anthropologist, and Pan-Afrikanist Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop blazed a trail of leadership that continues to make a major impact on those who study his accomplishments. Racial harmony and unity among Afrikans on the continent and in the Diaspora was at the forefront of his mind and tirelessly worked to achieve that goal.
Historian and scholar, Dr. John Henrik Clarke, is considered a courageous activist, a hero, and a legend. For over fifty years he dedicated his life to the intellectual and spiritual liberation of African people in their native homeland and across the Diaspora.
he beginning of the Black Power Movement was also the Black and Beautiful Movement that was launched into second gear. Dr. Clarke would have liked to think that wearing the Afro and wearing the African clothing was a move toward Africa.
Through his studies, Dr. Clarke learned Afrika didn't originally define themselves by continent but more so by regions. Afrika as a continent began to be defined by foreigners. In North Afrika, the Romans had a province called Afrique which then became Afrika. The history, both known and hidden, of the land where time began has been a primary focus of Dr. Clarke's scholarship throughout his long career.
Dr. Clarke believed there's something about an island and a body of water that creates a special kind of dreamer. Because Afrikans didn't know where they came from in Afrika, they dreamed of the whole of it and brought it all together in one piece.
The significance of Ghana's independence at that time is that it gave spirit to the whole of the African world. It was a major impact on Black America because it came at a time when the Civil Rights movement was reaching a crescendo. President Nkrumah's first vision of Pan-Africanism was the physical unification of Africans.
The system of racism and white supremacy seems to be something many people in our post-Obama world can't help but deny. They wonder, "How can there be racism when we have a Black man as President of the United States?" The question appears valid. It's a question that's used to validate the notion that power and privilege were tossed aside as soon as President Obama was sworn into office.
The true story of Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta, England's African Princess, is a fascinating one. Rescued from certain death, she is transported to England where she thrives under the protective wing of Queen Victoria. The Princesses regal manner helped her gain the favored attention of the royal court. She was popular, she had few enemies, she was celebrated wherever she went, and she enjoyed a life of unusual privilege in her adopted homeland.
Her Majesty Queen Ranavalona I of the Kingdom of Madagascar was considered a crazy, bloodthirsty tyrant. Whatever your opinion of her after reading this article, one thing we can all agree on is she was an uncompromising monarch. During her entire reign, she successfully staved off British and French colonization with her dainty iron fist in an effort to protect the dynasty she ruled from those invaders. A monumental feat in and of itself.
William Wells Brown distinguished himself as the first African American novelist. As a prolific writer, playwright, and historian, he pioneered several literary styles such as travel writing, fiction, and drama. A passionate abolitionist, he was instrumental in helping to reform the institution of slavery in America. Being born into slavery in the Southern United States and escaping from this brutality 20 years later, gave him the impetus and insight to assist others to escape their bondage in like manner.
Emmett Till was a 14 year old young man accused of flirting with a Mississippi white woman and was brutally murdered for this alleged "indiscretion". His killers were racists white men conditioned to believe every African person living in America are sub-human and worthy of ill-treatment. This attitude was pervasive throughout the U.S., reached a crescendo in 1955, and was indicative of the mindset of most white Americans and their stooges across the country.