When the mind is strong enough, the fly will swat itself. — RBGMan The Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex is a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. It has three attributes or traits: Melanin Envy, Melanin Denial and…… Continue reading The Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex Swatter
As for white America, perhaps it can stop crying out against “black supremacy,” “black nationalism,” “racism in reverse,” and begin facing reality. The reality is that this nation, from top to bottom, is racist: that racism is not primarily a problem of “human relations” but of an exploitation maintained – either actively or through silence…… Continue reading Stop Crying Out Against “Black Supremacy,” “Black Nationalism,” “Racism in Reverse…”
In the process of researching the history of “Black Supremacy” (more appropriately termed fear of Black Supremacy) we learned that one of the major triggers for the enormous increase in articles referring to Black Supremacy in the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s had been the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. Interestingly enough, The Honorable Elijah…… Continue reading Mr. Muhammad Speaks
…black supremacy in any part of our common country utterly impossible.
“A lie ceases to be very dangerous when it parts with its ability to deceive.” Cover of The Race Problem. GREAT SPEECH OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, DELIVERED BEFORE THE BETHEL LITERARY AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, IN THE METROPOLITAN A. M. E. CHURCH, Washington, D.C. OCTOBER 21, 1890. Originally sourced from The Daniel A. P. Murray Pamphlet Collection…… Continue reading The Race Problem by FREDERICK DOUGLASS.
Over time the concept of “Black Supremacy” changed. The most substantial transformation of “Black Supremacy” came during the 1950s. Oddly, it was used to incite opposition to the Mau Mau in Kenya and promote opposition to the drive for independence in other parts of Africa. Proquest shows 829 results in a search for Black Supremacy. 582 or 70 percent…… Continue reading A History of Black Supremacy: Part 2
Once we completed our post on a history of White Supremacy, it seemed almost natural that a history of Black Supremacy follow. Although titled “A History of Black Supremacy,” clearly what is commonly referred to as “Black Supremacy” represents a fear of “Black Greatness” beyond the perception of melanin challenged people who call themselves “white.” Believe it or not, the phrases…… Continue reading A History of Black Supremacy: Part 1