Black People Politics : Farrakhan agrees with Mexican President

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  1. diakonos

    diakonos Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I said essentially the same thing months ago:

     
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    I agree with this assessment. I was thoroughly perplexed by our Black "Leaders" outrage......
     
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    Fox's statement probably would not have drawn so much flack if he hadn't used the word "even." It's a little word and no one gets mad over a word but the meaning this word adds to the statement is that Blacks are the lowest so if you're doing a job that even Blacks won't do yo've gone pretty low. Like you're eating something that even a dog wouldn't eat.

    Yet, except for that subtle connotation what he said is absolutly correct. So why is he begging Bush to let his own people come here to be virtual slaves? What was the purpose of this statement? The white man hasn't done anything to them.
     
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    I can see how that one word could be cause to some confusion. But, at the same time that one word could've meant something else. Such as Blacks being the minority in the U.S., and knowing how we're treated, don't even want to work those jobs.
     
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    We didn't want to pick cotton either.
     
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    karmashines Banned MEMBER

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    The comments about blacks not wanting certain jobs didn't offend me... it's Fox's opinion on those racist stamps that causes me to see him in a negative light.
     
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    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Mexico has a racist society, make no doubt about that...I just didn't go to arms over that particular statement.
     
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    We used to pick tobaco too but we are now one of the biggest consumers of these cancer sticks. We should be making other analogies to this farming biz.

    Farrakhan is giving mixed messages because he does encourage blacks to be independent of white peoples kitchens and start farming again.
     
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    Jflex! Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree with Minister Farrakhan...

    ya'll know that statement was more true than offensive.

    Some "Black Leaders" are ready to pounce on anything...
     
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