Black People : do you trust blk folk? your brothers n sisters?

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Do you trust blk folk? your brothers and sisters of color?

  1. Yea.. as far as i can see em!

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  2. Yes, completely

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    16.7%
  3. No, I only trust myself.

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  4. Not at all, we havent come that far as a people.

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  5. Somewhat.. but not with my money, family.

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  1. PoeticManifesta

    PoeticManifesta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Do you trust your brothers n sisters?

    A great ?? was posed in another thread....
    So i ask and i poll..
    do you trust your brothers and sisters.. or in general blk folk?
    Well do you?
    With your money? would you give another access to your money

    with your house..
    will you give a key to your friend...

    with your family..
    will you willingly invite a stranger into your home.. because a brotha/sista looks to need a good meal?


    **Note.. this ??? is not to say that you trust white folk either, it merely is used to poll our people.
     
  2. panafrica

    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    As I'm typing this two black men are watching over the most precious assets I have....my children. Yes I trust black folk, why would I (a black man) not?

    300 not 3000
     
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    As long as they are righteous (or working hard to be so), yes I do.
     
  4. MississippiRed

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    I don't trust anyone until they've earned my trust......in your example of inviting a Brother/Sister in my home because they look hungry nah unless I know them well....I have kids and as such have to make decisions like that very very carefully I can't just trust any old body bad ish happens at the blink of an eye.....


    Honestly I have family members who I know I can't trust and as such don't but there are a few folk who I trust with mine and my kids life because they've proven to be trustworthy.....

    I think life is way too dangerous and folk way too funky for us to trust folk just because they're Black ......




    MississippiRed
    Just when you think you the one doing the screwing you wind up being the one getting screwed
     
  5. PoeticManifesta

    PoeticManifesta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    are these two blk men family?


     
  6. kente417mojo

    kente417mojo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree. Anything else is utter foolishness (IMO). I trust people that show me they can be trusted. Especially with money and family.

    So in short, there are black people that I trust, but no, I don't automatically trust black people in general.
     
  7. PoeticManifesta

    PoeticManifesta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you for your honesty..
    :flowers:

     
  8. karmashines

    karmashines Banned MEMBER

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    Well, just because someone is my same race doesn't mean they have pleasant intentions.

    I would say that being black helps.. I know better where they're coming from, but they have to do more than just be black if it came to certain things. For example, if I want a babysitter for my kid, I'm going to check out all their credentials to make sure they're best for the job. If I'm going to give money, I'm going to check credentials to see if they're going to actually do what they say they're going to do with it.

    So in light of that, it's hard to vote on this poll because none of the options support my viewpoint. I am inclined to trust a black person MORE (meaning they would win my favor quicker), but no one is exempt from having to in some way earn my trust especially when it comes to money, or personal things like that.
     
  9. Riada

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    Well, as I said in another thread, I tend to trust Black people for the most part until or unless they give me a reason not to trust them.

    I've never had experiences that soured me towards Black people, and maybe this is why I don't quite understand the distrust between some of us.
     
  10. kente417mojo

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    No problem. That's what I'm here for. :rolleyes:
     
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