Black People : Steve Cokely: White Finance of Black Leadership

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  1. RAPTOR

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    Good drop, our GroupThink Project-Group assembly operates very similarly to the model of leadership Steve proposes, staying away from the "one" and adopting the group model.

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    Cokey, may he rest in power, was a great researcher and good at connecting many dots
    and bringing to light things that otherwise many of us would not have known.
    Do I agree that the white financing of black leadership, as in an act which has and does
    take place, I'd say yes.
     
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    Oh, okay.

    I saw that you posted a thread same as this one.
    I read the exchange and um..., yeah. I 'see'.
     
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    Ralph Ellison's, Invisible Man is about what he is speaking on. Whites Finance Black leadership. On of my favorite books. Timeless.

    The main character, whose name is never mentioned, graduates from college with the one goal of becoming involved in community activitism. He is almost immediately introduced to a club of white men who developes and assignes Black leaders. He's assigned to different Black communities according to what the white men, he reports to, have assed what the problem is...etc, etc.

    (Teaser- not spoil alert ☺️) Ond of my best reads.
     
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    What exactly do you dislike?
     
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    I haven't signed in in few days so I don't know exactly when you posted.
    Anyway, I don't disagree with the video. Just a generic response,
     
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    Okay, but it wasn't the video I was inquiring about

    What made my response "generic"?
     
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    I wasn't referring to anything you posted as generic.
    My post was generic. As in a general statement.

    I posted the following referring to MY POST:
    I haven't signed in in few days so I don't know exactly when you posted.
    Anyway, I don't disagree with the video. Just a generic response.

    Now I gotta go look for my original post.

    I wouldn't judge YOUR post as generic. That wouldn't be right.

    Peace.
     
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    This is what I consider my generic response:

    Ralph Ellison's, Invisible Man is about what he is speaking on. Whites Finance Black leadership. On of my favorite books. Timeless.

    The main character, whose name is never mentioned, graduates from college with the one goal of becoming involved in community activitism. He is almost immediately introduced to a club of white men who developes and assignes Black leaders. He's assigned to different Black communities according to what the white men, he reports to, have assed what the problem is...etc, etc.

    (Teaser- not spoil alert ☺️) Ond of my best reads.


    You, Rapture, asked what I disliked about the video or your response. Both are OK. Now I'ma go look at your response so I can know what you're referring to. Be back in a min.

    Yea, I was making a general response that may relate to the video, Ralph Ellison's, Invisable Man.
     
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