Black Relationships : Did Yawl Know

Discussion in 'Black Relationships' started by river, May 19, 2009.

  1. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    That in ancient Yoruba culture (from which most of us here in the US descended) the control of the money was assigned to the woman through the markets. Sooo. the idea that a man is supposed to be the bread winner is actually a eurocentric idea.
     
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    It was the same in ancient Kemet Sis.
     
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    :SuN033:loan me a $100?
     
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    But, I bet MOST women here are not willing to abandon that idea! That is how deep our assimilation and socialization goes...TO THE CORE.
     
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    Brotha James, I only loan money to people I don't want to be bothered with anymore. But if you really need a hundred and if I have it I will give it to you.
     
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    Yes it goes deep and wide. How do we practice African values in a society that does not respect those values? Black women are already controlling their money and excelling in the job market. The difference is they are doing it as individuals and not for the collective good of African Americans.
     
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    did you know that in current[oldiesmanland]the money is assigned to the woman[mrs.oldiesman]because she has the good sense to spend it wisely.
     
  8. river

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    And you have the good sense to give it to her.

    Everybody doesn't.