Discussion in 'Black Men - Fathers - Brothers - Sons' started by NNQueen, Oct 26, 2004.
As a Black man, what is your greatest fear and how do you deal with it?
The only things I'm afraid of are:
-being buried alive
-something happening to my mother or brother
-dying before my mother or after my brother
I deal with it by praying for my mother and brother everyday. That's all you can do. As far as being a black man goes, I'm not afraid of anything that has to do with that.
deep regions in a shallow world
My Blessed Sister Queenie, surely with these question you are stirring and staring deep into the soul of a Black man. If anyone has the right surely, you do (Black woman).
But, pray tell, why do you ask such.
Peace and Love,
Brother Sun Ship
i fear that black people will never "get it".
my hope has been that i live to see another time like the sixties before i die.
i'm afraid that won't happen.
As a Black Man, I have many fears:
I fear that:
When I die, everything that I worked hard for will never pay off.
My family will not be so safe as long as White America hold every inch of power in this country.
Black folks will only continue killing eachother until there are not enough of us left.
Once day, when I become as prestigious as they come, soemone will step to my door and threaten my life, my family's life, and the people around me.
Sometimes I fear that when I get to Heaven, God has a surprise for me for all of the sins that were not washed away from me.
Not anyone will pick up where I left off when I pass on.
If I do not play my part in the struggle for Black power, black folks will never reach the top.
Our communities will be destroyed along with us if we continue to allow poison in them.
By the end of this decade, almost every prison will be crowded of innocent Young Black Men.
Not many people will step up and end the degradation of the sistahs.
That's all for now. However, I will count on God to be with us everyday until then end, and I will have FAITH in God to believe that this will never happen.
I fear giving birth to children I do not want.
The remedy, cutting off women I do not like and abstaining.
I that is your fear, you are taking the right preventative steps.
It is not really a fear but a concern. It is my biggest concern, It is hard for me to say I fear anything but I am highly concerned about creating unwanted children.
I understand brother Man, I can't say I fear anything either. My biggest concern as a man, is being able to provide for my family as I want to (as well as being able to leave them well off, when I am gone). My biggest concern as a black man, is improving the social-economic status of the African community worldwide.
Amen to that.
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