RACISM AND ITS HYPOCRISY RACISM AND ITS HYPOCRISY
Whites are the greatest perpetrators of Racism in our times. If you having problems with that statement then there is no need for me... RACISM AND ITS HYPOCRISY

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[Whites] are generous without giving justice; personally humane, without an equitable sharing of wealth, power or status–Maulana Karenga

Racism in South Africa

Racism is far more complex than this sign

What racism is a matter of point of view, maybe this article is “racist” so how can we discuss racism when the term is so liberally applied by everyone and anyone? No one is racist! they just have thoughts and actions which are racist to the other group. Racism is so prevalent yet seems to escape everyone. Race is also seriously salable and we must not forget how loquacious a society is at discussing race in the context of a riot, but not so much when racism takes on a scientific, economic,  or institutional form.

Racism defined by liberal whites is when African people start discussing solutions to White racism and not involve Whites as arbitrators. You are free to complain about it but by God you are not so free to start discussing African agency and deep economic issues. The minute you beat out a plan to increase African unity and self-development that is viler than Goebbels notes on Jews. You better not mention the plan Elijah Muhammad and Marcus Garvey had for the Africans.

But the African is the victim of both racism and useless race-baiting, to the applause of the news networks who depend on race-baiting for ratings. Race issues make CNN big money. And it is vogue today for artists to come out and try and profit off the murder of George Floyds. Madonna, the same one who performed to all-white Zionist audiences in Israel all of a sudden is weighting in to catch some extra press. 1)Madonna Tribute to Floyd fails They so busy to outdo each other you might be mistaken for thinking that they honestly care about racism. But check them when the fanfare has died down and see what they are really loyal to.

As most “black” skeptics will tell you, if Whites are happy with your efforts then you are probably doing something wrong.  We are not here to sing with them and feel better for the experience and then return to a world where we own nothing. We are not here to prove our humanity to the world. We are here to exercise our African agency and take economic and political control–aka self-determination. Really could not give a damn about what anyone thinks about “Black” people once we own our own world.  So the war against racism from the pov of the African has a purpose beyond those presented in White liberal media. Ending racism is a means to get oppression off our backs so we can continue our journey and build a world for ourselves by ourselves. And this is where we need to look at how Jews used the antisemitism thing. They did not fight antisemitism and stood still, they used it to gain power. Africans on the other hand fight racism as if the end of racism is an end in itself.

The most dangerous place for black people to live is in white people’s imagination—D.L. Hughley

They deserve what they get

If we put every white cop in prison for looking at us wrong it will do nothing for us owning an African version of Wells Fargo or Walmart. And that is a real objective. All of this race debates lead to economic and cultural liberation, not shorter sentences for burglary, rape and murder.

Whites 2)Caucasians including many so-called Arabs, Persians, etcare the greatest perpetrators of Racism in our times. If you are having problems with this statement then there is no need for me and you to discuss how we will deal with Racism and all its liaisons. This is not one of those ridiculous assertions that Africans cannot be racist or that racism needs power. This is a statement based on the last 500 years of human history. And one of the global products of Western Europe has been globalized racism and all to help Europeans build their shiny cities of the damned. 3)Eric Williams Because if we as Africans are not careful we will find ourselves as equal partners in global racism, despite being the victims of it in every country– even when we are the majority. If we are also not careful some of us might be convinced that racism lives only in the darkest cracks of human society. That since Obama, Oprah, and Black Panther we are in a post-racist society.

Yes, there is racism but we still need Whites to confirm our experiences are racist or not

Black Lives cannot matter without economic power

Black Lives was created to counter racism

Slavery of African people was the greatest racist project in human history4)The uniqueness of the Atlantic slave trade was because of the underlying race-based targeting of African people. Start here, not in Nazi Germany. So when a recent BBC article on racism had an entire discussion on ending racism yet at no stage mentioned the TST but did not miss an opportunity to mention the Jewish Holocaust. In all the discussion the perspectives of who tells the story of racism got missed because when Whites write about racism and Africans write about racism they are two totally different narratives.

So me, as a victim of 500 years of racism, must sit down at the same table with A White America who has profited from being racist against my race and have them tell me “let us all come together and end racism.” Am… I am the victim of it 99% of the time, not the perpetrator. I do not own enough of a share in Racism to make those changes. This is not USSR vs America during the Regan administration discussing the nuclear arms race.

Racism is deep-seated in the White pyche.

Race is always on the white person’s mind. And if Africans love using the race card it as a reaction to always being viewed through the lens of race. You cannot plan a holiday to any exotic part of the world without wondering “how will they welcome me as an African? ” You grew up around them you know this. You could be arguing over a parking space and their knee-jerk place to go to is race from Barbados to South Africa. You could be blocking the road and it is race, you tell them put their dog on a leash and outcomes race. But these things have nothing to do with race. Listen she is not sorry. She is sorry because it backfired. Had it worked in her favor she would have ran with it. In her mind she is a White victim of a multicultural society. Her KNEE jerk defect response to people of color was a THREAT. Kind of like how everything in the American foreign policy response to non-White people is an imminent threat. Weaponized Whitness works most of the time. The White victim of an encroaching multi-cultural world. But it is also ironic and worthy of note that some of the most popular porn on the internet is of the threatening Black male having his way with the innocent upmarket white woman. 5)The Rise of Racist Porn

The last 500 Years of African lives include us as victims of White racism, not the other way around. The last 300 years of Indian history is shaped mostly by White racism aka colonialism. The history of South Africa’s most defining feature is White racism. The history of USA is largely the history of White racism starting with the genocide against Native Americans and then the subsequent enslavement of African people. If someone is in denial about this it is because they are not serious about discussing racism. And then what is the point in such a discussion with vulgar insincerity and hypocrisy?

What happened to my body my choice? Not when it disrupts the whiteness of Europe.


AMERICAN THING

No Obama in Europe

And then there is the odd point of view that racism is something special to America and South Africa, am.. if we have a correct working definition of racism you will quickly realize that just because the issues of race in America are vocalized more, does not mean that silence in Europe means Europe is less racist!6)On BBC there is an article Why is Racism much worst in America than in Europe. This is what happens when Whites or White minded people write articles. Do you honestly think the definition of racism is predicated on the idea of those who vocalize it the most have the most cases of racism?  So because African Brits (with their smaller numbers) do not riot like African Americans does it mean the UK is less racist, OR (work with me) a different type of racism? Maybe a more insidious type of racism? Allow another perspective; far more than Europe has ever achieved Africans in America, with all of its racism have accomplished more upward mobility and power in all areas of people activity than corresponding Europe. They have produced far more icons of the “Black” world and even had an African American president. So where in British society is an Ilhan Omar, despite the heavy Somali communities in the UK? Beyond Diane Abbott how many Africans are sitting in the hot seats of power? Racism in the UK is way more destructive despite its silent appearance. Almost every minority community that goes to Europe is consumed into ideal waywardness.


KUMBAYA

[Whites] are generous without giving justice; personally humane, without an equitable sharing of wealth, power or status–Maulana Karenga

There is us–the victims of white racism and then there are them. The vast majority of them are part of the problem. The hardcore racist who would rather we visit Ghana and never come back. And the Liberal who, as Karenga states, is personally humane yet at no junction plans on allowing us any platform that allows our powerbase to grow at the expense of theirs. For all the tears and heartfelt comments on YouTube, you will notice any African person suggesting anything outside of white comfort is quickly attacked as being also racist, or part of the problem.  Karenga statement says it all:

[Whites] are generous without giving justice; personally humane, without an equitable sharing of wealth, power or status–Maulana Karenga

Not Altruistic at all

Why have we so quickly forgotten our history? Those in favor of ending slavery did not automatically mean an interest in African equality with white? Having an issue with slavery started with a human right concern with the brutality of slavery and ended once we were free of physical slavery. Some whites marched with King– yet still did not want us in their all-white gated communities. So why are we confused today when we see them holding up a sign saying “Black Lives Matter”? Black lives matter so their guilt does not kill them and we can continue to be their entertainers (buffoons singing Nigger this nigger that) and maids. Not all of them, but the majority of them. Those Whites who want us as true equals do not have a problem with an article like this because they recognize our only way to true liberation is for authentic voices from within our ranks to call a spade a spade. No White person can write this article, only an African voice can articulate the full dynamics of the African reality.

90% of these same people would not tolerate the truth about our ancestors in their schools. Do not think you are looking at the new America– it is the same America that set dogs on us, and thwarts affirmative action and reparations. And in SA the same story over and over again, the fake rainbow yet the economy still belongs to them. But we do not learn. Or did we forget? All back then many of them were holding signs and agreeing with Civil Rights. So why haven’t things changed for us?

“I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races … I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races from living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be a position of superior and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.” — Abraham Lincoln7)Quoting Did Abraham Lincoln Express Opposition to Racial Equality?:Of course, this excerpt from one speech does not represent the totality of Lincoln’s views on race and racial equality, but the remarks were far from a complete outlier, and Lincoln’s views were more complex and uncomfortable than the prevalent modern impression of him as the racially-enlightened Great Emancipator.

Years later not much has changed

And when you see people of all color coming out and crying for the violence visited on people such as George Floyd or Eric Garner or Ahmaud Arbery, please do not for one second think this is a sign of a changing society. It is all part of the shallow woke culture. These are not really American problems; these are uniquely African problems. Because while most whites will share in the marching and the crying and the empathy (and they are sincere) they will not share in the solutions when those solutions start encroaching on white power. There wish for us is a better version of white supremacy that is all. They do not wish reparation, self-development, African agency, Africans on the street with guns for protection, or anything that increases the African power base anywhere on this planet. There is nothing deep in their tears beyond shallow concerns and looking woke. We would be shocked how their faces would switch when we start having real discussions about advancing our station in their white-dominated world. You can look at almost all reactions online to any African person who starts discussing seriously dealing with racism and see the white liberal response. They are in there close to us to act as another form of control. So when one sister talked about Pan-African empowerment and forming all African campaigns they will be the first to say “Do not be a reverse racist”

 


POST-RACISM

Raceless idealism is the best environment for racism to grow– ‘ Alik Shahadah

Torturing Africans

No Racism here

RACISM against Africans at every level, do we need more evidence to prove our case? Sure because it is like a court case where you got the guy on HD video, with a knife and a gun, fingerprints, DNA, witnesses, motive, the computer with a signed confession, and the judge telling the prosecutor — ” You need more evidence”. This is why when people say “I am done discussing racism with white people” this is why they are saying it. A few years ago why asked White SA broadcasters why they never include Africans in anything but alcohol adverts. Despite having ALL of the evidence (all white magazines etc) they said they support community schooling. Am… what does that have to do with the charge of racism? So clearly it is our bad. Racism might exist but it does NOT exist in most of South Africa, it does not exist on Wikipedia (that would be the chip on our shoulder), it certainly does not exist in American execution of the law, or British “inclusive” society.

For all the Racist Black Bigots out there none of them have dropped the bomb, or gassed Jews or enslaved millions of Africans or genocide the Native Americas or germ out the Native South Americans and laid to waste their civilizations. We must clarify the difference between me being a racist, and a nation being a racist (like Israel and South Africa under apartheid). What I detest is someone pretending to discuss Racism yet generalizing it as a global problem with everyone found guilty.

King was not marching for exercise

Because when White liberals discussing racism in their PC environment they seem to sanitize it and we all Kumbaya and share the responsibility for ending racism. But the majority of Africans who hold racist opinions towards white people are usually rooted in reactions to being victims of racism. So either we want to deal with reality or we want to deal with white fantasy. We do not all share the same duty when it comes to ending racism, especially when people with a vested interest in a racist outcome are forever the authorities speaking on the experiences of oppressed people. 500 Years of racism gives Africans the right to speak also.


DEFINITIONS

This one thought she could escape race and racism

Sometimes the purpose of a definition is to add clarity to a conversation. But just as often a definition is used by detractors to obfuscate. We all know prejudice and all its partners is the problem, may they be Islamophobia, antisemitism or something else.  Any form of discrimination which builds a hatred of another based upon characteristics–may those characteristics be race, religion, country (xenophobia), etc. So racism is the casual term in lay speak to cover all of these ills. But disagreement is not racism. At some stage, we do not stymie criticism by filing it under the category of racism or prejudice. Criticism of Israel is not racist, criticism of Islam is not always Islamophobia, objection to gay rights and a gay lifestyle is not homophobia.  Because if  criticism was racism, then discussing the last 500 years of White racism towards non-white people would be an act of racism. Now, what better environment to allow racism to grow than an environment where to discuss it- is itself deemed racist? Where the victims of racism must not discuss their experiences because doing so is racist– makes no sense.


DELUSION OF INCLUSION

Sure you are included in Western societies until you start putting up a mosque and the Hijab becomes commonplace on the streets of White cities then it is time for places like France to come out sideways. So much inclusion yet we still have to conform to “British” values and “French” values. In the entire history of Western colonialism, there is not one value from the people they were busy conquering that they adopted. On the contrary,

Look Ma’ we are included

the made the ways of Britain the ways of Kenya and Ghana. While the French made the ways of Whites the ways of Senegal and Mali.

We are included on the cover of Vogue as we usher in a new era of acceptance of diversity in a multicultural world. So much progress from when dark skin was the worst thing a woman could have. But while it changes for one lady, it certainly has not changed for most. The lighter skin sister or brother still is the negro of choice for British audiences. And when it comes to diversity behind the camera–beyond the odd token– it is all white. Vogue or any of them have no diversity of ownership. That has not changed. It is not diversity defined and due to African agency. It is still a white-run project in what they find exotic. When they are bored they find a run-against-the-grain dark skin model to shock not us–but their own audience. We see this and stupidly think it means more access for us. What we fail to get is there is no access on this planet unless you have power. And who holds the power cannot be the Oprahs of this world who do more for White authors and white money than any African anywhere.

 


WHITE LIBERALS AND OUR STRUGGLE

Guess who made this for us?

It is about POWER over us. Sure they will join us and say slavery is wrong, Black lives matter, but have you not noticed it is always them in control? It is them deciding what about our story gets shown, gets aired, gets published? A decade ago we use to work with the Anti-Slavery Society, as per norm it was dominated by white liberals. They (emphasis) would invite us, or not, to events. They (emphasis) would include us or not within their plans for our own revolution. They would be TARZAN. Always Tarzan. They wanted to show 500 Years Later for free. So we said sure. Now on your website put a link to AHS website as an independent resource. They would not do it. Same with UNESCO, they will not do it. Why not put a link to where people can purchase the film at least? Would not do it. Because that would cause them to lose control. But they select the weakest African people to serve as indications of a “power share” . They select films that are wishy-washy and weak to represent their “inclusion:” of us. The speakers on TV that they call to represent the African arguments are often people they are comfortable with, that can be controlled or pose no serious threat. They will always pick King before Malcolm, Mandela before Biko.

Whites (not us) organize Pan-African festivals in South Africa and sit down and decide which films are representative of the African voice. Netflix show films about us–but Whites make the films and Netflix decides which of our stories are WORTHY of the African story.

Who owns “this is Africa” website? A White European that is not by chance, its popularity is not be chance and this is the systemic nature of racism and white privilege that is not coming up enough in our conversations.

Good entertainment, no progress

When White people in the news put us on TV to have debates about racism, reparations, and slavery, why do you think they do it? And you need to know this. Do you think they have these shows on BBC and Channel 4 to fix anything? NO! It is just business, as usual, keeping their channels looking kosher and relevant. A good show= good entertainment = means good business. They really do not care about a new world where equality and justice are served.


WHITE RACISM VS BLACK RACISM

Racism rewarded and a Trinket victory for Africans

In many instances people are called to evaluate situations that involve their own self-interest but because they are conscious of their self-interest they can mitigate it and thus avoid conflicts of interest as much as humanely possible.  There can be no denying that our “racism” which we may be guilty of in the West is largely a reaction to the racism we receive. I am trying to look at it from a million different point of view but cannot find anything to make my statement inaccurate. Our anger is from being marginalized and victims of White racism. I am not sure what the bases of White racism towards Africans can be simplified that easily. I mean they own their economy—and ours. They run Africa, we do not run Europe. They invaded us, we did not invade them. They created apartheid, we did not create apartheid in America or Israel. We never blew up anything they owned, we did not profit from slavery, we did not steal their land, so I am confused.

White supremacy is not the only form of supremacy in the world. However, it is the only one that operates on a global scale knowing no limits. It s the primary form of supremacy shaping the last 500 years of world history. It is the victor of all the last 50Black Supremacy and White Supremacy0 years of conquest. And the Western strain of White supremacy is the victor over other strains such as Nazism and communism. White supremacy is packaged with democracy, neoliberal globalization, human rights, internationalism, capitalism to blend into the social-economic bloodstream of the world.

And while some would argue about the existence of Black supremacy (as in radical Afrocentrism), this form of supremacy only exists in online forums, fringe Facebook groups, blogs, self-published books, basements and talk shops, and in pseudo-academic papers. It has zero influence anywhere where it affects the lives of anyone. It has no domain in any economic space; it has no power! It has no repository of WMD, it invades no countries, it has no economic system, it has no media monopoly, it has no army, it has not invaded any country, it does not genocide native people, it does not control the IMF, or the influence GDP. It cannot affect the Dow Jones, it has no means of production, it does not even own any public traded companies. If anything does more to damage its own people than members of any non-African race.


RACE BAITING

Not every interaction between Africans and Whites is racism. And sometimes the news picks up on these incidences because they create news. Some of the silliest interactions like the VW ad where a white hand flicks an African man. Is that why South Africa is owned by Whites? Is that why African history is written with Europeans all over it? Be serious. We need to understand there are some from both camps that profit from racism. Al Sharpton loves to be locking hands on CNN talking about racism. He made his career off of race-baiting. They call racism so many times it will be like the boy who cried wolf. As long as people continue to fall for Race-baiting (which is popular these days) the news will dig deep to satisfy the demand. even total nonsense. A white woman shouts at a black girl over mail = RACISM. Deep institutional racism against African history will not make CNN the same way these trivial silly stories. A white man crosses road “threatens”Black couple = NEWS. But no threats were made, no foul words spoken. And while I understand the fears the family had, is this world news? So any interaction between two races becomes racism–even without intent?

France’s racist record of neo-liberal colonialism gets less talk than a silly Volkswagen advert. As if we have already solved the great issue of African Francophone countries still dumping their money in French banks. All of these things seem to be not discussed but the minutia gets brought to the fore. We must really have made some serious progress in a country where Muslim women cannot even wear their religious dress but a silly advert flicking an African into a bar is “disgusting”.  Then the silly will chase this down for two weeks and boycott VW. It is a circus show and best we keep our eyes on the prize.

But let us discuss racism that does not get called out as much, like the White political forces in South Africa trying to lift the ban on alcohol and tobacco so they can keep the Black vulnerable population drugged out. They have no problem easing lockdown as Vuyani Pambo (EFF) says:

“The white monopoly capital knows that its privileged white population will be less if not exposed at all to the virus because their working conditions have guarantees of occupational health, safety and general access to quality healthcare. Opening the economy now will only lead to massive death of black people,”


BLACK VS WHITE

There is more going on in this world than Black vs White racism. And I think people in the Diaspora forget this. The dynamic of America and the UK and South Africa is largely the tension between Africans and Whites from the narrative of the African.

The enemy of the African foreigner is the Black South African

In Nigeria for example there is serious venom tension between Igbo and ruling Hausa so much so that they will talk for a decade about each other and barely mention Whites. We also get tension between Ghanaians and Nigerians, Zulus and Shona on and on. And we see the fruits of that in Eastern Congo. While the Diaspora understands White vs Black, that is not the real reality for most of Africa. So the biggest enemy of the Hutu was the Tutsi like you do not believe. If you visited some of these camps in South Africa created by Xenophobia when you speak to Shona and Malawi people as well as others their nemesis is not the white man, but the Black Zulu. That is their arch enemy just like the white man in the African American narrative. What about Eastern Congo? The White man barely if ever comes into their story of them vs an oppressor. What about Ethiopia? The people of Gambella have a story of a Semitic Ethiopian oppressor, the white man occupies no part of their 300 year experience with Ethiopia and Sudan. And even among the Habesha group, there is the Amhara vs the Tigrinya and the Amhara and Tigrinya against the Oromo, and all of them combined against the people of Southern Ethiopia. Same in what is now Southern Sudan, the narrative of the Dinka is all about the African Muslim in the North, today it has shifted to a more local oppressor—but an oppressor none the less. Racism, xenophobia, or tribalism while going by different names operates on identical mechanisms and creates identical traumas. So how do we say to people of Darfur “fight White supremacy?” that is not their day to day experience. Their concern is with the Janjaweed. For the Twa in central Africa their White man is the Bantu. And we need to start understanding the structures of racism well beyond the narrative of Black vs White.


TARZAN

It is about POWER over us. Sure they will join us and say slavery is wrong, Black lives matter, but have you not noticed it is always them in control? It is them deciding what about our story gets shown, gets aired, gets published? A decade ago we use to work with the Anti-Slavery Society, as per norm it was dominated by White liberals. They (emphasis) would invite us, or not, to events. They (emphasis) would include us or not within their plans for our own revolution. They would be TARZAN. Always Tarzan. They wanted to show 500 Years Later for free. So we said sure. Now on your website put a link to AHS website as an independent resource. They would not do it. Same with UNESCO, they will not do it. Why not put a link to where people can purchase the film at least? I would not do it. Because that would cause them to lose control. Whites (not us) organize Pan-African festivals in South Africa and sit down and decide which films are representative of the African voice. Netflix shows films about us–but Whites make the films and Netflix decides which of our stories are WORTHY of the African story. They are our parents and we their children.


FINISH

Yes, America descends into more race riots at the killing of yet another African American. It might be sad, and people must find another way because of no amount of violence to fix America’s race problem. You vent today and wake up oppressed tomorrow and after tomorrow. Still no stake in the economics or politics of the world that governs over you. But they got the world’s attention (for 2 minutes). And how CNN and Co love when African riot. Nothing does more for readership than race violence. You ask the average African American about methods of resistance and all they know is boycott, burn something or lock arms and sing: very monolithic. 8)Art of revolutionThe members of AIPAC, do not sing, Big tobacco does not sing, the gun association does not sing, they do something else. They change policy yet we as an African people have not evolved the right to vote to gain a right to an equitable share of power, and that means the side effects of racism will continue to haunt us because (as always) we remain ignorant of self, poor and powerless. All of those things can only be changed by us.

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1. Madonna Tribute to Floyd fails
2. Caucasians including many so-called Arabs, Persians, etc
3. Eric Williams
4. The uniqueness of the Atlantic slave trade was because of the underlying race-based targeting of African people
5. The Rise of Racist Porn
6. On BBC there is an article Why is Racism much worst in America than in Europe. This is what happens when Whites or White minded people write articles. Do you honestly think the definition of racism is predicated on the idea of those who vocalize it the most have the most cases of racism?  So because African Brits (with their smaller numbers) do not riot like African Americans does it mean the UK is less racist, OR (work with me) a different type of racism? Maybe a more insidious type of racism?
7. Quoting Did Abraham Lincoln Express Opposition to Racial Equality?:Of course, this excerpt from one speech does not represent the totality of Lincoln’s views on race and racial equality, but the remarks were far from a complete outlier, and Lincoln’s views were more complex and uncomfortable than the prevalent modern impression of him as the racially-enlightened Great Emancipator.
8. Art of revolution
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