Guest Editorial by Van Bravo (Twitter)

Who would have thought a quote by Booker T. Washington in his 1911 book My Larger Education would be able to so able to so accurately describe the state of race relations in the U.S. 100 years later? The fact of the matter is, everything he said was true and can be attributed to movements like the BlackLivesMatter movement.

The negro-plight has been a matter of profit for centuries by various groups of people, but recently it has been so mainstream that most people don’t understand that that’s what they’re supporting and subscribing to.

Black people have been laughed at, mocked and made fun of in various ways since they started wearing blackface and making “lighten your skin-tone” advertisements in the 1900s – and yet nobody seems to notice “cultural appropriation” unless a white person has dreads or does something else commonly known as “for black people”.

That part I find confusing honestly, black women are allowed to take hair they pay $300 for that comes from another culture only to style their hair in a way that doesn’t represent the original black caricature. Black people complain about Whites stealing their culture so much, especially when it comes to hair, but if you think about it the only “natural” black hair is nappy hair.

Don’t liken this to me saying you should have nappy hair to be truly black or anything of the sort, however with the hold that slavery and the enslavement time period has on people’s minds nowadays it surprises me that more people don’t emphasize with the plight of their ancestors. Slaves didn’t have an abundance of combs, brushes, and hair care products laying around, and with how important it is to blacks that they stick to their culture it surprises me nappy hair isn’t more in style.

Oh that’s right, you feel like you’re gonna be judged and oppressed because of your “negro-hair” and other peoples’ opinions are more important to you than honoring the legacy of your ancestors. That’s another story entirely.

Black families are even at the point where we’re being openly exploited on TV everyday, but you negroes don’t notice because the shows are entertaining. They push these narratives about the typical black family so much, people think it’s fact.

Gone are the shows that showcase real family values like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Family Matters, The Cosby Show etc, now we have these shows that make black people out to be victims of a world that’s against them. Case in Point: Everybody Hates Chris.

Now, before I start let me say Chris Rock is one of my favorite comedians and I respect all of his work, and although I know the show is representative of the life he lived growing up – it’s a show that portrays the black family in a negative light. Don’t see it? Lets see:

  • Black father who works 2 hard labor jobs to be able to barely support his family, never getting a raise yet lacking the knowledge to get a better job or new source of income to be able to better support his family? Check.
  • Black mother who is mean, rude and obnoxious, who is extremely strict on her kids and refuses to get a job herself because “My man has two jobs!” until they’re in dire straights? Check.
  • Black man who is constantly in “racial oppression” and being bullied by the various white men they meet, and 90% of the whites they meet judge them or dislike them initially? Check.
  • Self-hating or Race-hating Blacks? Check.
  • “Righteous” Black man who views himself as above other blacks due to his religion, status or lifestyle?
  • Blacks are most, if not all of the race that plays some type of thief or degenerate? Check.
  • A lightskinned favored kid (also known as “colorism”)? CheckCheckCheck.

These are just a few examples, and I can go more in depth with different shows – especially more recent – but I felt EHC was one of the most accurate and perfect descriptions of the point I intended to get across. It also helps that Chris Rock has a history of cooning, so it doesn’t surprise me that EHC is a coontastic masterpiece.

Back to the topic at hand. The state of Racial Tension has been so exhausted today by social media, by the news, by peer pressure to “rally against the white man” that there are more racist blacks now than ever. There are a lot of racist whites that have been coming out of the woodworks but for the most part this election is doing a good way in bringing out into the open the state of race relations in the U.S. today. BlackLivesMatter founders even tweet shit about “killing white men” in frustration.

The Media has Black people in an uproar with the thinking that the KKK and racist whites are creating a bottom-up movement to take over the country. The common fear gripping those who uses the internet nowadays is that Trump is Hitler and is setting the country up to truly become AmeriKKKa – forgetting the fact that we have 3 branches of government, along with checks & balances, to prevent something like that from ever happening.

Likewise, the Media definitely has a problem with portraying us in a positive light sometimes. For instance, I saw more media coverage of the high speed chase in L.A. (Blacks looking like fools and being entertainment) than the Black Girl with a 101.6 GPA (a bit higher than a 4.0) getting accepting into all 8 Ivy League schools. It’s happened before but surely this is a subject that should be celebrated right?

Black people should be supporting her and the fact that she was smart enough, and worked hard enough to excel that well in school. Instead the news cycle was taken over by the story of the High Speed Chase suspects who took selfies with bystanders before being arrested…. clowns.

While you have that type of Media Cyclone in the mainstream, racial tensions can do all but prosper. When you see Blacks punching white people out at Trump rallies for wearing KKK hoods, while seeing black people seemingly being removed from rallies for “being black” (hint: that’s not the reason) you can’t help but think that racism is real and widespread in this country – if you’re simple minded.

Blacks were up in arms about Ray Lewis’ comments about black-on-black crime, but he was 100% right. The stupidest comments I saw were people saying Ray Lewis isn’t qualified to talk about BoB crime because he was “convicted of murder” (even though that isn’t the case) which makes 0 sense. Even if he did murder someone before, shouldn’t someone who understands the risks and dangers associated with something like that since they participated in it be the best one to talk to? Of course it is, but you can’t tell that to a victimized, emotional black person.

The Media has always been excellent in cherrypicking their stories in an effort to continue to push the narratives that they want to create. The media hates Trump, so they cherry-pick which protest disruptions they’ll show in order to make him look bad. They’ll show a black Trump supporter punching out a white man but neglect to show the angle where’s sporting a KKK hood. They’ll show black people being pushed out of the arena towards the police, but wont show where they are shouting and arguing and fighting with the supporters of the rally.

You might say to me “Well nobody deserves to be treated like that regardless of race, blah blah” and this is true, but can you really feel sympathy for someone who went to a rally to protest against the candidate speaking? Would that be well received at any campaign rally? That’s the equivalent of me walking my black ass into a BlackLivesMatter meeting with a Hotep T-Shirt on, yelling and disrupting the meeting. They’re sure to kick me out, and I don’t know why people think it’d be different with political rallies.

Y’all keep on believing everything you see on TV blindly and you’ll soon find out that you’re gonna grow up with a lot of biased, wrong information. People these days are too lazy to take the time to do the research themselves – they’d rather have somebody else tell them a loosely-believable story that makes a little bit of sense just so they don’t have to exert brainpower finding it out on their own. That’s why BLM is so popular.

BlackLivesMatter is a movement that is rooted in the racial tensions and divide that were the bane of this country’s existence in the early 1900s to black people. To Black Lives Matter, we are still living in a racist white mans’ world who is attempting to put the pressure on our necks from the time we take up to the time we go to sleep. To them every white person on earth is guilty of being racist until proven innocent, and we are in opposition to the white race at every turn. To them, all white people are trying to destroy our communities and our race as a whole.

BLM has even guilt-tripped white people into subscribing to the “black people live in oppression” mentality and taking the side of BLM. These people don’t even know who they’re fighting, what they’re fighting for nor why they fight – they just wanna fit in with black people so they can avoid being called a racist in this day and age, which is deadly. Accusations of racism can cost you jobs, friendships, it can essentially ruin your life if you’re not careful with what you say in this politically correct culture, especially if you’re white.

Black people can be racist very well and not get called out on it because we’re minorities. Calling blacks racist for them expressing anti-white views is seen as normal and acceptable in today’s society because of slavery and jim crow laws – things that most of the most outspoken people on these types of issues didn’t directly live in the time period of.

Blacks have now reached a position where we feel victimized, we feel like we nee a hand-out or a helping hand to help return us to some type of glory and that’s why Bernie Sanders is so popular. Along with the promise of legalizing weed (lol) young college millennials are taking to backing Bernie simply because he says he is “against big government and banks” and they feel like he’s on their side and for them. Isn’t that ironic – blacks constantly protest against and complain about the white man’s influence and him running things, but they’ll throw all their support and donations to the first white man who can sweet talk them.

Bill Clinton had it right in saying “BlackLivesMatter is defending the people taking the lives you say matter” even though he completely ignored Reagan and the CIA bringing/spreading crack to urban neighborhoods. Ironic that he said this literally feet from where people have been shot at and robbed over drugs and beef (I live literally around the corner from where he gave the speech so I would know).

This excerpt from Booker T Washington’s book explains in more detail what BlackLivesMatter is doing with the stranglehold they have on our communities:

A story told me by a coloured man in South Carolina will illustrate how people sometimes get into situations where they do not like to part with their grievances. In a certain community there was a coloured doctor of the old school, who knew little about modern ideas of medicine, but who in some way had gained the confidence of the people and had made considerable money by his own peculiar methods of treatment. In this community there was an old lady who happened to be pretty well provided with this world’s goods and who thought that she had a cancer. For twenty years she had enjoyed the luxury of having this old doctor treat her for that cancer. As the old doctor became — thanks to the cancer and to other practice — pretty well-to-do, he decided to send one of his boys to a medical college. After graduating from the medical school, the young man returned home, and his father took a vacation. During this time the old lady who was afflicted with the “cancer” called in the young man, who treated her; within a few weeks the cancer (or what was supposed to be the cancer) disappeared, and the old lady declared herself well.

When the father of the boy returned and found the patient on her feet and perfectly well, he was outraged. He called the young man before him and said: “My son, I find that you have cured that cancer case of mine. Now, son, let me tell you something. I educated you on that cancer. I put you through high school, through college, and finally through the medical school on that cancer. And now you, with your new ideas of practicing medicine, have come here and cured that cancer. Let me tell you, son, you have started all wrong. How do you expect to make a living practicing medicine in that way?”

I am afraid that there is a certain class of race problem solvers who don’t want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.

I wouldn’t necessarily call BLM a cancer yet (Feminism is more commonly attributed to cancer) but it definitely is detrimental and taking a toll on our communities.

Speaking of victimization and the white man, I bet you that 90% of the people who support BlackLivesMatter don’t know that it is bankrolled and funded by a white man (who, in my opinion quite literally matches my human interpretation of Satan) named George Soros.

The 3 women who are the spokespersons for the campaign are figureheads that formerly worked for Soros-ran organizations. They are good at community organizing and riling up activists – but not in any ways that could be beneficial. Instead of coming together to teach our communities how to build, how to become producers, how to become financially literate, BlackLivesMatter spends all its time protesting “police brutality/genocide” and pushing that narrative.

That’s right, BlackLivesMatter – the organization to focused on increasing awareness of the negro/LGTBS(LGBT) plight – is funded by the white man. The race that has negroes around the country so up in arms and ready to mobilize against…. is the race of the man financially maintaining the movement?

Blacks these days are so predisposed to not trust white people, but they’ll so blindly throw their trust in an organization that seems to be for them, when in all actuality they’re being used for profit.

Just like with slavery.

Just like with blackface and making a mockery of our culture.

You should really be mad at those “appropriating” our culture while letting their strings be pulled by the very people that you claim to be fighting against.

But then again, letting another person dictate to you and tell you what to do with your life without any sort of skepticism isn’t having any type of Control over your life is it? Are you a Puppet, or a Ventriloquist of your own life?


Originally posted on Unlock Your Bravado