Re: Light Skin Ruling Ethiopian Elite
Posted By: selassielive In Response To: Re: Light Skin Ruling Ethiopian Elite (Ras Tyehimba)
Date: Monday, 4 October 2004, at 5:50 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Light Skin Ruling Ethiopian Elite (Ras Tyehimba)
I sight that ones hail up Mugabe even though certain ones say that he oppresses his people currently. Now I see that ones want to debase His Majesty by saying that he was out of touch with dark skin/Afrikan people and opressed them. Even though His Majesty built schools, roads, abolished slavery, formed the OAU, and fought back the Romans from taking over his country.
I sure hope ones are not saying one is/was better for his people because one is darker than the other. It is one thing to play the color card concerning Europeans due to the fact of racism and white supremacy. But do we have to play it amongst ourselves as well? It is divide and rule in my opinion. Ones can deal with colorism...but in my hood, light skin poor folks (with 2 black parents) get murdered and imprisoned just as dark skin poor folks. To bad the white cops dont have the colorism manual and take it easy on the lighter blacks. I am not saying that there isnt any validity in the Icept of colorism, but it can never be a rule. Black wi black.
If ones cant hail the Emperor as a KRST, then why should ones even identify with HIM by calling themselves Rastafari, especially the dark skin black people, since they were the object of his oppression? I guess that is why some just say Rasta now.
Anyway, I would like to know what king (in this case, Selassie I is greater than a king) has been liked by ALL the people within his kingdom? A man is never honored by his own.
They say them crucified Iyesus Christ remember...
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