Re: the failure of an emperor
Posted By: simon I In Response To: Re: the failure of an emperor (discipleofmaat)
Date: Monday, 17 August 2009, at 3:31 a.m.
In Response To: Re: the failure of an emperor (discipleofmaat)
You probably wont find it,HIM calling himself caucasian.Never heard,nor read anything about that.How is it that this'info' surfaces,unfound, unrecognised by many Rastafari scholars?Doesnt really ring true considering how outspoken he was about Aficans.Funny,he never threw in a 'oh,by the way I see myself as caucasian' with all the speeches and words spoken by HIM.
Menelik liked Italy,felt an affinity...to what?This does'nt mean anything.At which bit did he say ..."I so- wish I was white,darnit"?
A whole bunch a fluff, dressed up to look tough.
I remember,whilst in America, HIM saying in response to being refered to as representing the 'negro' race that this word 'Negro' was the name that whites have given to those black peoples who they had enslaved in Amaerica and that He and the Ethiopians had never been under colonialistic yoke.
He was quite obviouly against colonialism,theres plenty of words for ones to look up about that.
He does not represent "negro peoples"(if he ever really said so)...what do you think that would mean,giving the context of how he saw the representation of the word "negro"?
Anyway,they said he embezzled money into a swiss bank account and that has been completely disproven by his grandson in conjunction with the Swiss government in this Millenia.
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