Re: Colorism (selassielive)
Posted By: selassielive In Response To: Re: Colorism (selassielive) (discipleofthenile)
Date: Wednesday, 31 May 2006, at 6:18 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Colorism (selassielive) (discipleofthenile)
We dont have the power to be racists but we do have the power to be colorist?
The paper bag test was first intiated by the boule for frat/soror admittance. It was also used by other social organizations like the Green Vein Society.
Are there any light skinned CEO's practicing this with their hiring practices?
Are there any light skinned owned news organizations that put dark skin blacks in a poor light?
Are there any light skin film industries that put negatively portray dark skin on the big screen.
Are their any light skinned law makers that make laws specifically to keep the dark skinned ones down?
How many prisons were built and are ran by light skinned blacks who only desire to lock up as many dark skin blacks as they can?
How many light skinned preachers tell dark skinned blacks that they are cursed and cannot receive the blessing of the Most High?
The has to be POWER in order to downpress anyone.
How much power do you really think light skin people have in America?
In America, if you non-white, then you are not one of them period. They will fool you into thinking that you are part of them. If you are light, they will tolerate u more. But, when u no longer have any use, they will discard you whether u light skinned or darkskinned. We all are Nigras to them.
This is my experience here in the states.
I have visited other places but have not lived there for extended periods of time to assess intricate race relations.
It would be interesting to know if the paper bag test was instituted on the continent.
It has to be a pervasive practice to be SYSTEMIC right?
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