Black People : You're About Unity and Black Love - But You Can't Get Along with Black People Here

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  1. Destee

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    You're About Unity and Black Love - But You Can't Get Along with Black People Here

    What does this mean?

    Does such an experience cause you to pause and evaluate your own self, or them?

    Is this indicative of improvement needed on your part, or theirs?

    Or is it that the Black People here, are somehow different or excluded from the Unity and Love?

    With Black Love and Unity the goal, how would you resolve such a problem?

    Please share your thoughts.

    Thanks.

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    Destee
     
  2. Keita Kenyatta

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    I think that we do here what all Black people have historically done and will continue to do. Like all families, we fight, cuss each other out, play the dozens and all else. Personally speaking, I have yet to meet one Black family where everything has been all lovey dovey....it simply goes against human nature. The most important issue in this is in knowing where to draw the line in acknowledgment of the bigger picture. We are passionate, diverse and damaged from our life experiences as well as what we have encoded within us from our ancestors experience in slavery. There is no new blood or DNA on the planet. What our ancestors went through is in our dna and our blood and none of us are aware of when that information, that fear, that anger, that pain or anything else may surface in us and through us.
     
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    That may be all true and good ... but nothing precludes us from getting along with each other ... but us.

    At the end of the day, the bottom line, it's our choice if and how we engage another.

    That decision can be tied to any number of indirect factors, making it as complicated as you'd like.

    When it came to my house, my children, my siblings ... we were not allowed to fight each other.

    But if that is the experience everyone is coming from, it may help explain some things.

    Even with that though, individual distinct decisions are being made to continue it, or change it.

    Love You!

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  4. Alarm Clock

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    This is my fifth and last post for the day, but just like at a PTA meeting, Town Hall meeting Black Association, folks are not allowed to act nasty towards one another, in those venues. Sure there may not be a "breaking of a rule" in regards to acting nasty, but I think everyone knows what the term means! Like Dr Clarke said "civilization means the act of being civil, which means, that generally if folks have respect for each other then they do not say things to them, that they would not dare say to them face to face just cause they feel they can getaway with it! If I ay something out of turn I apologize, but I dont bear grudges or try to dig dirt like a prosecuting district attorney!
     
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    I find the bickering surprising too. In one breath we're talking about Love and in the next we say very hateful things. Sometimes you want to sit back. Other times you want to withhold yourself. It's like a battleground--in the name of Love. With love like this, . . . huh?
     
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    :10900: um, last time i asked that question i was ridden out of town on a rail…..
     
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    Some "Black" people here exclude themselves with their refusal to engage in open, honest communication! They seem to think that this is some type of game we are playing! You cannot build unity with those who don't understand the concept. Who are not willing to get down off of their high horse and answer questions, instead of always asking questions and demanding answers, as if they themselves are beyond reproach. As young student radicals in the sixties and seventies, at the Community College of Baltimore, we didn't play those games. No one was beyond reproach, and the real wise old elders like Dr. John Henrik Clarke, and Dr. Yusef-Ben-Jochannon, insisted that we ask questions and they answered because they COULD!!! Again being "Black" is not enough, we must be Afrikan. Being Black was not enough in the Black Power Movement, and it is not enough today!
     
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    Do you really expect the house negroes and field negroes to unite? Come on now, get a hold of yourself! Unity can't be wished into existence. We have to struggle for it. We have to engage in communications that will sometimes get heated, so what? How else can we figure out who's with us and who's against us? That's a part of our struggle to unite! That doesn't mean we hate each other. Not if you really believe we are family. When you fall out with a family member related by blood, and stop speaking for awhile, does that mean you hate that family member, of course not. Just keep in mind that DISUNITY is not an option! I am trying to unite the field negroes, the COTTONROOTS!!! If I told you what I thought about the house negroes I'd get banned! :p
     
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    yep...
     
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