Black People : ASANTE SANA FROM ASSATA SHAKUR

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  1. SPEAKFREEDOMnet

    SPEAKFREEDOMnet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "First of all, let me say thank you, to the many people who have helped me to celebrate my 60th birthday. Thank you for your beautiful birthday cards and for your warm and eloquent messages. Thank you for your activism, your radiant energy and most of all for your love. I am sincerely grateful for your support and for your commitment to social justice, truth and freedom.

    It is somehow surprising for me to realize that I have lived on this planet for 60 years. I never imagined that I would live this long. Some of those years were very hard years, other years were happier, but I have never forgotten who I am or where I came from. For as long as I can remember, I was acutely aware of my oppression and of the oppression of my people.

    In some ways it was easier for my generation. Racism was blatant and obvious. The "Whites Only" signs let us know clearly, what we were up against. Not much has changed, but the system of lies and tricknology is much more sophisticated. Today young people have to be highly informed and acutely analytical, or they will be swept up into a whirlpool of lies and deception.

    Freedom, justice and liberty are words that are thrown around a lot in the United States, but for most of us, it is empty rhetoric. With each and every passing day the country becomes more repressive, the police more viciously aggressive and the so-called constitutional guarantees obliterated by scare tactics.

    The so-called 'Conservatives' are only interested in conserving their privileges and power and helping their rich friends to become richer. Black 'Conservatives' serve their "masters" and are basically interested in grinning, shuffling and 'Uncle Tomming' all the way to the bank.

    This is the most corrupt administration that has ever existed. They have blatantly stolen not millions, but billions of dollars. They are actively seeking to preserve the old colonial order with a new face, where the oppressed people of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East are expected to suffer happily, and sing praises to imperialism to the tune of the star spangled banner...." Full Article found at http://www.*****************/asante_sana.htm

    NOTE: We have a delima here. In keeping with the forum rules I did not post the entire ariticle. However when I tried to include the link to the full article it is blocked out and disabled because of the spelling of our sista's name..lol

    Let me try this...a**atashakur.org/asante_sana.htm is where you can find the entire article.
    of course replace the two asterisks with ss.
     
  2. DUTCHESS

    DUTCHESS Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Greetings SPEAKFREEDOMnet! :wave:

    Thank you for sharing :sand: this information!
     
  3. reggaeuplifts

    reggaeuplifts Member MEMBER

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    happy belated birthday!!!!!!!!:dance1:
     
  4. jamesfrmphilly

    jamesfrmphilly going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    happy 60th.....:qqb003:
     
  5. Ionlyspeaktruth

    Ionlyspeaktruth Banned

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    Blessings my sister!:luvu: May you have 60 more. Thank God for Cuba!
     
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