Don’t let Lil Wayne fool you.
One racist act against a certain group is no different than any other racist act against any other certain group. Racism in the US was overlooked and swept under the rug because it didn’t affect you, white people. You had one large historical racist act against you and you never looked back. Don’t get me wrong. I applaud you for your determination and will to rise above. But it seems as if you were comfortable a bit too much. Unfortunately racism still exists and racists still commit racist acts against those who they feel superior over. Sometimes, the racism isn’t even behind a superiority complex. It’s inferiority. How ironic?
How ironic is it that a person who bleeds the same way you do, finds it necessary that because of their skin they are more privileged than you, gets to mistreat and degrade you because you have what they don’t. It then becomes a case of jealousy and envy.
For centuries, the white man has been envious and jealous of the black man. The white man has had and always will have one power and ability in him. The ability to conquer. The white man is the epitome of a conqueror. Look at Napoleon. Look at Caesar. Look at Bush. Look at Trump. Just take a look back at any and every slave owner. Whether he enslaved blacks, Asians or Native Americans. He did it out of the desire to conquer. To be dominant where he could not rise.
Europeans kidnapped Africans with the intention of making them do the work for them that they themselves couldn’t quite accomplish. And to this day, white owners stack their sports teams with a lot of blacks because they want to win.
And they feel the only way they can win is with the help of the black man. But you’ll never hear it expressed like this.
This is the true secret to society. Not a secret society itself. But a secret that says that black men have the power and strength that needs to be harnessed for the purpose of white uplifting.
Africans were kidnapped and sold into slavery because the white man didn’t have the intelligence, strength, or fortitude to work their own lands, raise their own children or even cook their own meals. And they call us blacks, lazy?
Dear white people. Racism has always been here. It’s just that you were on the upper end of the stick when it was being shoved down oppressed throats.
Now, with the current wave of racist acts on the rise against, you, white people, you are now forced to see the world the way a black person has been seeing it for far too long.
You claim to be unsure and afraid of what lies ahead while we seem to be a little more relaxed than you. Not because we don’t care. But because we’ve been here, we’ve done this. We have survived recessions and depressions all our lives. That’s where we conquer. We don’t go out with the desire to conquer other people and cultures. We go out and strive to conquer the beast within. The power of the self that you love to hate. We desire to conquer the ills of the world that we face, in the disguises of systems and politics.
Every day is a struggle for a black man. Every day, we must face our adversaries. Even if, every day we must work alongside our oppressors. You may think you are not part of the oppression. But any time you have privileges unearned and just granted to you because of your skin color or heritage, you are silently taking away from those who may be more deserving than you. Therefore, making you a part of the problem. Or simply, the problem itself.
There are way too many minorities that don’t get the chances they deserve because, well, they are a minority. Unfair, uncool. And a bit racist. Now the racism has been mixed and diluted with so many other prejudices. It’s hard to tell one from the other. It’s also easy to claim you’re not being racist because it’s such a thin line.
How can we tell the difference? Well, I tend to look at it like this. Prejudice is the act of prejudging. We all do it. But when we prejudge and ultimately have the intent to make a decision for or against that person, based on that prejudgement, that blocks that person’s blessing. That’s when you enter the danger zone. If your desire is to keep a person down, you’re being prejudiced.
If your desire is to keep a person down because of how they look or who they are. You might be a racist. Just saying…
I believe it all starts at home. Teach your kids accountability. Kids who never have any accountability for their ways and actions wander aimlessly through life thinking they’re never wrong, nothing is their fault and everything is owed to them. Then they develop these complexes that they are better than those who are different. Then they meet the neighborhood racist who shares some of the same complexes and introduces the kid to racism. It’s a very thin line. Tread lightly.
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