Ayinde referenced the issue of color in his arguement that only dark - skinned africans can effectively speak towards the sufferation that africans have gone through.
I have posed the question, without yet receiving an answer. Perhaps, since you seem to have a grasp on what Ayinde is getting at, you can bring an answer to the question...
How does the person of HIM fit into this equation of light-skinned versus dark-skinned? If, by Ayinde's standards of color, the likes of Malcolm X is too light to speak the truth about black people's suffering, then how can HIM be the black- african's guiding light? (No pun intended?) Truely... HIM is a very LIGHT skinned afrikan... even within Itiopia... If HIM could rightly fit into that physical stature and still speak correctly and justly towards the plight of African and lead the path to salvation and upliftment... why did he come so LIGHT?
Generally speaking I can agree that a darker skinned individual suffers differently than a lighter skinned. Having said that.. where do you apply the exceptions to that rule? HIM? Malcolm? etc.
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