Re: an analogy
Posted By: kristine is not on bs In Response To: Re: an analogy (heat_air_wata)
Date: Sunday, 18 April 2004, at 2:39 p.m.
In Response To: Re: an analogy (heat_air_wata)
"white Rastas are needed for the same reason as black, or any other "color"" of rastas are needed, that is to Do Jah works."
and have yet to answer this simple question asked by Ayinde
"Why do you feel that you have to do Jah works in a manner that does not directly redress the wrongs done to Africans, especially in an African based movement?"
So in case you did not understand the question let me rephrase it
What do you really feel are the works to be done by white people in a Black Movement? Especially when ones are speaking directly about the wrongs done to Africans?
In my opinion any white person going to Africa before all Black People have been given this opportunity fully, is an abomination.
A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
In addition I feel that the main crux
The basic, central, or critical point or feature
of white people involvement is educating other white people of their racism. To do so, however, white people must first examine their involvement in this white supremist system as well as look at the reality of Black History through the words of informed Black People. Then they will be prepared to do the works you speak of.
Yan made another very valid point which obviously you have failed to consider and which for your own sake you might want to make note of before responding again
"This is the core issue: not who is going to work and who is not doing work (especially as you do not know what work is actually being done by the respondents on this thread). "
It is often better to know who you are talking to/about before exposing your emotional ignorance to the collective.
"do u think the elders reasoned on whites and repartriation? no, becuase it has no substance. "
Let me assume here you are speaking of the true elders of Ras Tafari. You might be interested to know white people were never taken into consideration in anything but to be viewed as the oppressors which needed to be dealt with in an appropriate manner. And to this day a good majority of Ras Tafari Black People do not deal, in any way, with white people. Of course to know this you would have to have actually experienced Ras Tafari people outside of your safe environment of the U. S.
"Roostie u aint even black. stop frontin already everyone seen ya photo on the link and ini can ALL SEE YOUR WHITE SKIN.mORE jAPHETH BLOOD THAN I.Ayinde, if i did want to forward tO Africa i Have ALREADY BEEN INVITED TO DO SO AND LIVE WITH A BREDREN WHO GREW UP IN THE ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND WHO IS A "REAL" AFRICAN AND A "REAL" RASTFARI, SO YOUR WELCOMING, OH YEA I FORGOT YOU HAVENT EVEN "REPARTRIATED" CONSENT IT NOT NEEDED? When Ernesto Che Guevara went to the Congo to Fight i didnt hear none of you RACIST cry babies whining.
If anypone should judge a pesron it should be by works not looks. heres an anology for you roostie...........An oreo oookie at the bottom of a cup fulla milk.
This tirade exposes your racist ignorance in a most profound way. Anyone who would compare who is more or less white shows a low self-image. It seems by saying you have a real African friend willing to help you to go to Ethiopia is in itself revealing to the context of this very discussion. To go to Africa you have to have the help of an African to do so. Seems like a vital resource to me, which would be better directed at a Black person wishing to do the same.
Let me repeat a definition I directed earlier at Adam as I see it applies to you also.
The condition of being uneducated, unaware, or uninformed.
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