Black Women : Umoja, a women-only village in Kenya

Discussion in 'Black Women - Mothers - Sisters - Daughters' started by twashing, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. twashing

    twashing Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I thought this was a really empowering story for women everywhere. Against a lot of odds and huge pressure, this lady's built a huge community.

    Umoja, a women-only village in Kenya
     
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    Twashing

    Glad you are stirring up the boards with something as this.

    This is TABOO SUBJECT in the COMMUNITY and on the INTERNET.

    Based on the video and the blogger, this type of STORY would have huge VIEWERSHIP and RESPONSES from EUROPE and POSSIBLY ASIA.

    Why?

    You have to understand the MENTALITY and VIEWS of AFRICANS here in AMERICA and there in EUROPE.

    In AMERICA because it is of a COMPETITIVE NATURE we see references and STEREOTYPES of BLACK MEN in terms of what they are PACKING in their PANTS in terms of LENGTH.

    In EUROPE where I have TRAVELLED and DONE BUSINESS and had many ARGUMENTS about RACE the CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN MAN has in his MIND this QUESTION

    "WHY DO BLACK MEN RAPE?"

    I had a BITTER ARGUMENT with a FRENCH MAN.

    Because the blogger is EUROPEAN they are VERY FASCINATED with BLACK MEN RAPING.

    But dont BELIEVE ME....

    Find out for yourself.

    These CAMPS are to form MENTALITIES such as

    BLACK MEN are ....

    WHY ARE BLACK MEN ...

    Women who SPEAK SUCH about a RACE of MEN have caught the EUROPEANS

    WHITE GOD COMPLEX...

    But AGAIN DONT BELIEVE ME....
     
  3. dustyelbow

    dustyelbow Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Oh let me add some fuel to this FIRE...

    FACEBOOK is for EUROPEANS and LOOK at what CONTINENTAL AFRICAN in the NATION have to FEND OFF

    Taste of Africa Dispels Cultural Myths

     
  4. twashing

    twashing Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey Dusty elbow, thanks for the feedback. There's definitely a bias against Black males in Western media, I don't deny that. But this story was done by Jennifer Brea, a black female journalist from the US, now living in Kenya (or Beijing I think). She has a lot of good news and insight on Africa. You can check out her blogs here (AfricaBeat, Global Voices).

    If this really is happening, then we need to address it and not blame Western media bias. That university girl's illusions about Africa are common. I've had people and "friends" walk away from a conversation when I start talking about Black issues or just Jamaica in general. But I still have to recognise that women are indeed oppressed within our community.
     
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    Thankz for sharing this video clip
     
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    AND THEY STILL ALLOW THE BRITISH TO VISIT AS TOURISTS???

    NO DISRESPECT BUT SOME OF OUR CRAP BACK HOME MAKES ME SICK, THERE IS ALSO A THRIVING CHILD SEX TRADE IN MOMBASSA

    WE CAN FIGHT EACH OTHER AND KILL OVER ELECTIONS BUT WE AS MEN THERE WILL NOT FIGHT TO DEFEND OR GET JUSTICE FOR OUR WOMEN, OR OUR CHILDREN, WHAT IN THE HELL IS WRONG WITH THE MEN THERE???????????????????????????????????????
     
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    You're very welcomed!
     
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