Black People : Family....

Discussion in 'Black People Open Forum' started by Monetary, Nov 24, 2007.

  1. Monetary

    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    here is a link to a brotha who is OUTSTANDING. He tells it like it is and lays it out in easy simple terms. We may want to bring him here to speak to the Family. His name is Dr. James H. Cone. He has many books out. But, his most recent book is entitled God To The Oppressed. Below is a link to his interview. Check him out.

    If one of the Moderators can post his video here, that would be great too.

    Click HERE for the interview.

    The video is about an hour long but you wouldn't even notice the time.

    Below is a list of some of the topics he hits on among others:

    a. The Cross and The Lynching Tree
    b. Barack Obama and Condoleeza Rice
    c. The existence of lynching in society today represented by PRISONS
    d. Hope
    e. The "terrible Beauty" or "beauty of tragedy"...can be seen in Rap.
    f. America's Original Sin

    Peace and enjoy.
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa – Kudos!


    In the Spirit of Sankofa – Kudos!


    Monetary,

    Thank you very much for this thread! If you only knew how much this means to me! I have wondered what ever happen to Dr. Cone; it was back in the early 70’s that I bought his first book: Black Power and Black Theology. Again, thanks for reconnecting us!

    Although this community seems to be against the Bible, I wholeheartedly agree, we should try and have him on the forum! If Fuller, then Cone.


     
  3. Monetary

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    Let me make this clear. What Dr. Cone was saying was beyond what religion to participate in. It wasn't about the Bible, the Quran, nor the Torah. It was about race relations in America. He was NOT, in my opinion, pushing any particular religion or belief. However, he did use "the cross" which is usually linked to Christianity to get his point across. Pay attention to his points, his views...not his personal religious beliefs.

    Peace, Fam.

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Peace!


    Monetary,

    Good try, hope the advice works! (LET GOD'S WILL BE DONE)
     
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    I don't speak on a person's choice of religion. That's your personal decision. I think you need to watch this interview a few more times. He gets very deep on the real issue with America....America's original sin. It's really NOT about religion. It's really about GOD...and GOD relates to no particular religion.

    Feel me?

    PS....What religion does my signature statement relates to? QQn
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Peace!



    Monetary,

    I Feel you!

    PS…I do not relate to religion either! Instead, to the Kingdom of God!

    Peace Brother!!!

     
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    Thank you for sharing this! I WILL be saving this to listen to it later!
     
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