What Black America Lost

On the eve of Barack Obama’s emergence, many of us were engaged in various movements and acts of protests – a tradition going back several centuries – demanding justice for African people and other oppressed people in the world. Whether fighting to end slavery and colonialism, making demands for reparations, marching against social and economic injustice, demonstrating against globalists and neo-colonial agendas in the world, we had been a constant thorn in the side of the world of global white supremacy and it’s murderous pathologies.

Now, with Barack Obama at the helm, we seem not to be concerned about continuing our legacy of resistance and fighting for justice. In the face of overwhelming and continuing racism and greed, even here in the United States with the dismantling of public education, the continuing loss of jobs, the loss of Black homes and wealth due to racist banking loan practices, the shredding of the social safety net, to say nothing of the ongoing targeting of Black youth by the criminal “injustice” system, we have lost our voice and willingness to speak out and act against these ongoing assaults.

On the global stage, as we watch Barack Obama commit and accommodate one evil act after another, some Black people make the specious and bewildering argument that he should not be criticized because no one said anything when George W. Bush was in office. Of course, these charges are baseless, ignoring the many massive protests against the Bush presidency, with some of those demonstrations being the largest since the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War. We are now looking at the specter that from now on, no matter who is in the White House, because of our refusal to criticize Barack Obama’s behavior, will have the effect of giving them carte blanche to act even more aggressively against our interests, including dropping bombs on Africa...


What would Garvey, King or Malcolm say?  Read the comments at the above link.


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