Saturday, October 14, 2017
Black Silence is Black Death
Muhammad Rasheed - This Zora Neale Hurston quote is the concept behind why whites get mad when you protest the injustice inflicted upon you, and why they conspired to destroy Black-owned media. They hate the competing voice that contradicts how they want to spin the tale of what "really" happened. You NEED to tell your side of what happened, you NEED to filter the data through your lens of experiences, and you NEED to push back when their version of events is in violent opposition to what you know happened. They don't want you to fight back ("uppity"), and they get angry when you do.
You're not supposed to do anything about it, you have been subjugated into a vulnerable state ripe for continued exploitation. The West's obscene wealth amassed from free and exploited labor isn't going to maintain and grow by itself, and YOU, O Black people, are white people's number one cash cow. Do not sit back and allow the bipartisan voice to monopolize the flow of information, especially when Blacks are involved in anyway. Make yourself heard, because your silence is the death of your legacy.