THE CRISIS OF LEADERSHIP in the white community is remarkable-and-terrifying-because there is, in fact, no white community. This may seem an enormous statement-and it is. I’m willing to be challenged. I’m also willing to attempt to spell it out. My frame of reference is, of course, America, or that portion of the North American continent…… Continue reading On Being White and other Lies by James Baldwin
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The Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex
Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex Equals1. Melanin Envy2. Melanin Denial3. Delusional Belief in White People What is the Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex? Three things primarily: Melanin EnvyMelanin Denial and The Delusional Belief in White People In an article published in the West African Pilot of Accra, Ghana under the title “Has The African A God?” will…… Continue reading The Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex
What is being white?
Racism Alive And Well It’s become customary to suppose that a measure of discrimination is built into whiteness itself, a racial category that has often functioned as a purely negative designation: to be white in America is to be not nonwhite, which is why it was possible, in 1961, for a white woman from Kansas…… Continue reading What is being white?
From the Welsing Institute
“We now are in the 21st century. Recently, there has been an unraveling and an analysis of the core issue of the first global power system of mass oppression– the power system of racism (white supremacy). Once the collective victim (non-white population) understands this fundamental issue, the ultimate organizing of all of the appropriate behaviors…… Continue reading From the Welsing Institute
HAS THE AFRICAN A GOD?
The editorial in The African Morning Post issue of May 7, under the heading: “Do The Europeans Believe In god?” has been read by me with great interest. I fail however to agree with the conclusion in the last but one paragraph that, “judging by the European’s attitude towards the Africans, there is no indication…… Continue reading HAS THE AFRICAN A GOD?
Toni Morrison: “People who practice racism are bereft.”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S7zGgL6Suw Toni Morrison Takes the Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex (So-called “White” so-called “Supremacy”) To Task The transcript below is from a YouTube video of Charlie Rose interviewing Toni Morrison (in 1998 based on all the clues we have found so far.) Apparently, he asked her about the Melanin Challenged Inferiority Complex (which some people still…… Continue reading Toni Morrison: “People who practice racism are bereft.”
The Truth of American Society
If Black people are not what White people said we were, then white America is not what it claims to be. What we have to deal with here therefore is a contradiction at the level of reality. We are engaged in a struggle over meaning, a struggle over truth. And it is my argument here…… Continue reading The Truth of American Society
THE UNIVERSAL ETHIOPIAN ANTHEM AND HOW IT CAME TO BE WRITTEN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDvJGw58V_M By W.A.S. Each time I attend at Liberty Hall I come away with the music of the Universal Ethiopian Anthem Ringing in my ears. The melody is a stirring one possessing the power and the grip of La Marseillaise. The last time I heard it rendered it roused me even more than on the… Continue reading THE UNIVERSAL ETHIOPIAN ANTHEM AND HOW IT CAME TO BE WRITTEN
Then there would have been the added disadvantage of the white complexion
It is not an unbearably unpleasant complexion when it keeps to itself, but when it comes into competition with masses of brown and black the fact is betrayed that it is endurable only because we are used to it. Nearly all black and brown skins are beautiful, but a beautiful white skin is rare. How…… Continue reading Then there would have been the added disadvantage of the white complexion
The Great Cosmic Joke
White Man: What’s the difference between you and me? (looks at arm) Black Man: (Looks at white man’s arm) Six inches.