Black People : Question for Brother Keita

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  1. phynxofkemet

    phynxofkemet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I apologize to admin for starting a new thread, but for love I cannot locate the one started by Brother Keita announcing his class last Saturday.

    I only have a few moments before I have to shut down, so I'd like to post this before I forget:

    1. in regards to the certificates you mention the Canadian government signing already, what is the source of this information? Is it feasible to alert this nation before the activities get underway?

    2. What is the source reference for the B* word as a term of endearment.
    Since Dr.KHALLID ABDUL MUHAMMAD wrote a book entitled
    "The White Woman is a ***** A Female Dog"
    Muhammad's Mosque # 7 - New York, N.Y.- August 19, 1990

    I've come to see that the word is as derogatory as nig*er.

    This is why I have a problem with many "liberation movements".
    Inciting hatred and promoting gender oppression using this word is a red flag for me. No, I haven't read the book, nor would I have it in my home or pay for the message.
     
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    phynxofkmt,

    Here is the link to the thread in question, if you still need it: http://destee.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60011

    I found it in the Open Forums on page 2…Peace In my sister friend, for real.

     
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    Good question. I'd also like to digest such information on the word.
     
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    No word is more derogatory than the "N" word. It stands alone as the most offensive word in any language.
     
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    I disagree. I refuse to give power to a word that HAS NO REAL MEANING. It is a made up word that cant be connected to anything but the mispronunciation of Negro. Spook, Coon, porch monkey and the like are words that all have meanings...therefore they are much more offensive in my opinion.
     
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    ........until you hear it out of a white person's mouth directed at you. Then, all the rules change.
    You are not required to give it power, believe in it or even acknowledge it. Just as racism, it stands alone and feeds on itself. It is a foul, disgusting & hateful word that shows it's ugliness every time it's spoken/heard.
     
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    And when we say it ourselves is it not foul?

    Like the B-word, is it also a "term of endearment?"

    Are they both rated in vulgarity according to their contextual usage?
     
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    Using a deragatory word such as n*!#er or b#@!h is very offensive;however I think that the words become more offensive with a: the intent of its use and B: who is using the word. It is no secret that we as a people have been beaten down with words, and it took so much more than words to break us, but those words insured that we would remain in a state of brokeness. I think that when a person of one's same race uses one of those words it could never be taken in the same light as when someone from a different race uses it. It's almost like playing the dozens, or talking about your brother's momma, when yalll have the same mama. It's not taken seriously because it isn't serious.

    It doesn't matter how much the wolves in the den play and fight, it becomes a differnt fight when the same words or actions used in play are used by someone else differently. When this happens the words take on a different meaning. No one should have the power to make someone else feel worthless;however let me call you a n#@*er and maybe a white supremcy call you one, and let's see who you would be upset with and who would've hurt you. Sure you could call me ignorant, but him, you'd have to call him something else, because rascim hurts. When he says it you wil be forced to associate those words with the same feelings that our ancestors felt as they were being demeaned and dehumanized. We could say okay, lets us not say certain words and then maybe other people will stop saying them. Well I have a question, who did they hear call us that when they were transporting our bodies like cattle to the caribean and the states.
    We can't teach them anything about prejudice or hatred. Allow people to say what they feel.


    There are bigger fish to fry when it comes to the issue of respect and love. When this day is over and done, I'm sure I won't remember, the guy that called me a B@#ch or the ones that said" N@#*er what's up? Though I am sure that I will remember the two white boys that screamed that "N" word from their passing vehicle just because they felt intiled to hurt me. I will not allow my brother's and sister's to pay for the pain that they made me feel. They could never hurt me in that way.More importantly many of my brother's and sister's wouldn't want to hurt me in anyway. Let's ignore the ploys to keep us distracted and angry at one another. Imagine we have become a people that can embrace a white woman, and push away a black youth because he speaks innapropiately and dresses in a way that is not in line with anyone's expectations.

    Question, when there's noone else to blame we will have to blame ourselves for what is to become of our future? If you change the way you look at things; the things you look at change.
     
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    Please excuse misspelled words. I don't feel like fixing them, I just want yall to feel me.
     
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    I did not say it wasn't foul when blacks use it, nor did I say that the "B" word was not also a horrible term. Please, read my statements before you jump to any conclusions of what I may think.
    As for the rating of them, I stand by what I said from the very beginning. The "N" word is the most foul word in existence today.
     
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