|How many times have you heard someone of African ancestry say that “Black people are our own worst enemy”? If you have lived among African people in this country for any length of time, I am sure you have heard this remark made many times.
Unfortunately, the system of white supremacy developed in the western world, has caused far too many African people in America to believe that the problem we face as a people is “us.” We must remind ourselves, time and time again, that African people in America were captured from Africa and brought to America against our will. As the “1974 Black Capital” article asserted, “Our introduction to the West was in the form of a commodity raped from Africa to be used as labor, capital, chattel, and currency to build a nation for someone else.” In the article, it explained that “…our history…
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