For a while, I’ve been thinking about some of the things black people say about themselves. A fellow reader of mine brought this to my attention as well. I’ve noticed that a lot of times, black people like to say things such as: “Black people are God’s chosen children.” “Black people are Gods.” “Black people are kings and queens.” “Black people are the original and first human beings on this planet.” “Black people have melanin and that makes us powerful, valuable, and special.” “Black people are magic” or “Black girl magic.”
Mysparkingthoughts is right on point. Black people are forever pumping ourselves up and why is that when like mysparkingthoughts says,
Black people say all these things, then turn around and have to beg white people for jobs and representation in their media. They beg white people to put black characters in their cartoons. They beg white people to make black dolls in their doll companies. You Gods, as you claim, can’t do that yourselves? Why do you need anyone else to do that for you? They say all these things, then have to beg white people to simply see that we “matter” with these Black Lives Matter protests. Gods and kings and queens need to beg someone else to see that they “matter” just as much as anyone else? Gods have to beg a people they claim came from caves that they matter?
Black people are always begging white people to give them more Grammys, Oscars, and whatever other award they created. Gods need validation from a people they claim came from caves? Gods can’t make their own awards and give them to their people themselves?
Any Black folks care to answer those questions? Okay then, I’ll share some of my thoughts on this. The Black people at one point in time were as self-sufficient as they could be. They had built their own Wall Street, had their own towns, but then the whites came along, saw how well Black people were doing and massacred and burned down ALL that Black people had built for themselves. And no, those Black people who were able to build self-sustaining communities were not gods, they were simply people who were trying to exist on their own; separate and apart from the whites, but the whites were not about to let that happen and so what Black people built up for themselves was destroyed. But you see, what our slave ancestors built up for the whites, whites don’t want that destroyed. They will destroy us first.
Now fast forward to today and all we have are keyboard warriors who are going to get shit done, because they are kings and queens behind a keyboard. But at the first sign of trouble, they turn tail and run. There is not one Black male blogger showing up on my ‘Reader’ since COVID-19 reared its viral head, not one. And there used to be several. But the funny thing is, they often, if not every day wrote about how Black people were kings and queens and even gave themselves names like “Kushite Kingdom.” Where is that? Is that where “Wakanda” is? They also spoke of how melanin is so valued and gives melanated people power over non-melanated people, but what mysparkingthoughts wants to know is if that is true, then why are we, today, begging the whites to get their boot off our necks? Why haven’t we rebuilt a new “Black Wall Street?” Why haven’t we become self-sufficient like those back in the day were? They were not sitting somewhere talking about being gods and from kingdoms, they were about getting the shit done while all we do is sit and talk about how melanated we are and how we come from kingdoms in Africa and so someone should be bowing down and worshiping us when all we are doing is getting our asses kicked.
Have any of you seen what’s going down in your kingdoms in Africa? Yes? No? Okay, well let’s take a look.
Nigerian displaced face jihadist attacks after returning home
Does that look like a kingdom? Of course not all of Nigeria looks like this, but isn’t it a sad ass shame that in the year 2020, people in what some of us claim is a ‘kingdom’, are still living like this because those who look like them cannot get along even though they can look at one another and tell that they have much in common? And so if those who make up a billion people and who live on one continent together cannot get their act together, why do those of us who sit in America because those people STILL cannot get their act together, want to pretend that we got it going on because our ancestors were shipped here from a continent of people who can, to this day, war with one another because of stupid shit and because their leaders are thugs who are selling their own people out to the highest bidder?
We want to believe in something that does not exist. We want to pretend that, for those of you who paid your money to sit up and watch “Wakanda” in the movie “The Black Panther,” that what was going down in that movie proves your point, in that you come from kings and queens in Africa when all you need do is take your ass on over there and then come talk to me, that is if you can get the hell out of there with everything intact.
Forget about the fake ass fantasy shit and come down to reality. Why do cave dwelling Neanderthals have it better than we do when we claim to come from a kingdom that has untold riches, which Africa does, but yet Africa allows those cave dwellers to abscond with everything that’s not nailed down while her people live in extreme poverty? Why is it that the Africans are trying their damn best to get to America by any means possible if there are such great kingdoms of wonderful kings and queens making sure that their lives are lived, not in dire poverty, but in the lavishness and decadence that extreme wealth usually accompanies?
Africa is allowing everyone from everywhere to come and claim her riches while her people suffer in poverty, misery and sickness. And if you wonder why Africa has not called those of us who are descendants of African slaves, home, then wonder no more because Africa has nothing to offer her Black population and so then, there is no wonder that Africa has nothing to offer us. In fact, some Africans are begging us to come over there and help them, as if we could. We can’t even help ourselves here in America.
No one on this planet looks at Black people with respect because we allow ALL others to take whatever they want from us, do whatever they want to do to us all the while those of us in America are claiming kingship and queenship and yet when another of us is murdered by Klan kops, the only thing we can do is pick up a protest sign and march through the streets until those Neanderthals tell us to “shut up and go home.” And that is what we do. We go home, get on Facebook and Twitter and turn into keyboard warriors. That shit don’t cut the mustard. Action speaks louder than words and the fact of the matter is, we have no ‘action’ to show for anything. We just want to be able to say from the comfort of our home that we are special. Special Ed don’t count. Didn’t the Special Ed kids get laughed at, get fingers pointed at them? Well, that’s us. Does that make you feel like a king? Does that make you feel like a queen? I didn’t think so.
And finally, mysparkingthoughts had this gem to impart.
But in real life, many of our people are going through hell. If black people actually believed these things they say about themselves and white people, NONE of the things our people are going through would be going on at all and they definitely wouldn’t be kissing up to and begging white people the way they do.
Get out of the fantasy world! Black people are not Gods, God’s chosen people, kings, or queens. They are REGULAR HUMAN BEINGS!
I encourage you, go to mysparkingthoughts blog and read the entire blog because what she has to say, we really need to see. And I will admit that I at first thought that she was bit hard on us and I had even typed a comment, but I did not post it because what she said is true, but in some ways, I can understand why Black people need fantasy. The only problem with that is that many of us don’t know when to let go of the fantasy and get back to reality. I am going to post my comment here, but I want you to know that I have the utmost respect for what mysparkingthoughts said.
Here is my comment that I did not post on mysparkingthought’s blog
I think this is a bit harsh especially if you look at our history in this country. Of course many Black people are not doing extremely well. And many are doing well. However we came to be here, whether we were sold by the Africans or stolen from Africa by the slavers, we ended up here and we are in the belly of the beast. And yet, millions of us are still here despite of and in spite of everything that the whites have thrown at us. Are some of us in dreamland and fantasy land? Yes, but if ever a group of people needed some type of ‘feel good’ shit, it would be us, for we have earned it. Now, I’m not saying that we need to stay in dreamland and fantasy land and for the most part, I think we don’t. No one can walk around 24/7, 365 and not want reality to take a step back for a minute.
And no, we are not kings or queens, we are human beings who did not bring this on ourselves. We, most of us I do believe, are trying to make the best of a horrible situation. No other group on this planet has our background and what’s more, none would want it. We have and are being put through hell. We have the status of being in THE most racist country on the planet. But that millions of us are still alive is a testament to the fact that we are unique in that we don’t simply fold. Look at the Indians. There are hardly any of them left. Our ancestors arrived here shortly after the Indians were basically destroyed and yet we have still managed accrue more of a population count than the original inhabitants of this land and I do think that that speaks volumes. No politician is even trying to ‘court’ the Native Indian vote, but they are still trying to court ours.
Do we have problems? Of course we do. But we cannot overcome them all while living in a land that boasts and brags about upholding white supremacy; always has and always will. We did not ask to be here. Our ancestors were dragged here and we are just trying to make the most of a horrifying situation. We are not the problem, the problem is the whites’ vicious hatred of us knows no bounds, hence why ALL other groups are welcomed over here to step on us.
And yes, I admit that I have taken Black people to task for trusting in the whites to the point whereas they will lie down with their mortal enemy and expect to get up free of fleas and everything else. I am not even speaking to my own son because all he will mess with are those pasty-faced cows. My blog is filled with posts almost begging Black people to cease and desist with calling one another the ‘N’ word; a derogatory term that white slave owners handed down to us and we took it up and ran with it. But at this point, I may as well give that up because it won’t do any good. There are many of us that are just too far gone. But there are also those of us who have not lost all self respect for ourselves and are trying our best to push back against a wall of hate that is so depraved and savage, it’s taking all we’ve got just to keep going.
Now I understand mysparkingthought’s anger and I sorta kinda countered it with a bit of my own because even though we at times, need a beat down, we also need to understand that we are indeed, a unique group. Who over here has the same background as we do? Who over here has ever stepped up in our defense even when we were doing for ourselves? So, please, do not make it appear as though American descendants of slavery did not try because the Black Wall Street would prove you wrong, Roseville and countless other towns would prove you wrong. Irrational hatred is hard to fight when the enemy is a sociopath and whatever you can believe about whites, you can believe that they are indeed, sociopaths. What they have done to us, they have done to people all across this planet. So no one is immune to getting it from the whites. We are just the first and foremost to get it because like I’ve stated, we are in the belly of this beast filled with Neanderthal sociopaths. And though we may just be ‘human beings’, I can tell you in all honesty, I do not believe that whites have that distinction. And what’s more, they wouldn’t even want it.
But no, Black people are not gods, but then, neither are the whites. And however bad some may think we are, no one could surpass the whites in atrocities, barbarity, savagery, depravity, debauchery and thieving murderous hatred. That is their ‘calling card’. Always has been, always will be. And what’s more, they will continue to make sure that most of us do NOT dwell in dreamland or fantasy land.