Whites cannot really educate other Whites
Posted By: Ayinde In Response To: Re: HOW DO YOU WHITE 'RASTAS' STOP OTHER WHITE PEO (Bantu-Kelani)
Date: Sunday, 11 December 2005, at 6:19 a.m.
In Response To: Re: HOW DO YOU WHITE 'RASTAS' STOP OTHER WHITE PEO (Bantu-Kelani)
I'll respond to one part of this post.
"The Rastafari movement has been developed by black people for the primary concern to conscientize about the distortions of African history, and for the resistance, liberation, and redemption of black people of African origin. And I see the whites 'Africanists' have miserably failed to develop such movements inside the white community to make a major progress to replace White Supremacy (racism) with a system of JUSTICE."
* If arrogant Whites try to educate other Whites, then they will not be helping the situation. In reality, Whites are not even the best long-term teachers for other Whites. The state of the World today is as a result of Whites 'educating' other Whites, and Blacks too.
While it is generally true (when dealing with the majority of ignorant people) that Whites are more receptive to 'learning' from other Whites, many ignorant Blacks also prefer to 'learn' from Whites (based on the same anti-Black conditioning).
However, White people who have invested time in examining race and color issues should realize that they cannot advance in awareness under the guidance of other Whites. They should realize that other Whites just cannot give them the depth of analysis, on an ongoing basis, to further their awareness and guide their conduct towards justice.
Debates on this board exemplify this point. While many will reject and deny information from certain Black Africans, once these Black Africans are absent from the board, most of the debates are sterile.
Better informed Blacks have to do most of the work to help raise the awareness of ALL people. Whites in particular should compensate Blacks for this laborious work.
Being better informed also means knowing where one's best help comes from/through.
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