Sunday, August 3, 2008


(Part of Reparations: No Sales Taxes for Blacks)

Just kidding; but wouldn't it be wonderful if the U.S.A. ever lived up to its claims of Constitutional equal rights?

Of course, part of that 'living up' would entail a forthright public acknowledgement that that very Constitution was written for people with white skins only, not for Red, Black, Yellow or Brown people.
So, if current political leaders and wannabe White House occupiers are to be considered credible in their calls for equal treatment for everyone they need to enact an Amendment to the Constitution stating that it applies to Red, Black, Yellow and Brown-skinned individuals. Without this action, people of color will continue to try to survive under the whimsical control of mal-educated whites - mal-educated as to who it is that all huemanity sprang from - Black Africans in Black Africa (all huemans, even white-skinned folk, are 'of Black African ancestry').

I would like to see the issue of the untreated racism/colorism firmly and continuously raised in the current campaigning for the presidency of the U.S.A. by all of the campaign contestants. (This of course would mean that Barack Obama would call for equity of all Blacks in this country, not just 'African Americans, that's if he doesn't wish to continue to exclude the thousands of Blacks who don't call themselves 'African Americans.' (See my Blog article titled "The Exclusivity of the Phrase African American") Moreover, he would speak in terms of 'color and culture' and not 'race and culture.')

It is way past time for this country, in its pretense of being 'the world's leader,' to come clean about its debilitating primary infectious disease - rampant untreated racism/colorism, the mis-jusdging and mal-treating of huemans who wear skins of observable melanin, in every arena of people activity - economics, education, entertainment, law, labor, politics, religion, sex and war (invasions).

It is also way past time for the U.S.A. to publicly acknowledge its regrettable history of institutional racism/colorism and to deal with that heritage which continues to pervade every facet of today's society.

How many people are aware that we actually export this racist/colorist thinking and behavior in our 'foreign' policy, to other parts of this majority-people-of-color world? (People of color comprise three-quarters of the world's population)

Blatant, institutional, negative color discrimination by the U.S.A. government is starkly evident in its Census Board's recent division of the one hueman race into 117 - one hundred seventeen'races!' The U.S.A. Immigration Department continues to play the dangerous 'Color Roulette' game with individuals wishing to enter the country, i.e. allwing white or light-skinned Cubans and similar others easily entering while darker-skinned 'others' are discouraged from entering.

The U.S.A. police departments still today, with wisespread impunity, murder Black and other 'people of color males' - as Brother Activist Fige Bornu puts it - "assemblyline murders of Black men by police."
And I have yet to see a white 5 year old child handcuffed by the racist/colorist cops. And on and on - so many horrific examples of untreated racism/colorism it's impossible to find space to list here.

It is obvious, considering all of the above, that this entire society, if its credibility as a 'progressive country' is not mired in primitive counterproductivity, must adopt methods of extirpating racist/colorist thinking and behavior, like the whoesale implementation of -ing along with follow-up continuous Ethnotherapy where dysfunction in responses to differences in color and culture are uncovered.

We would all benefit too from a major restructure of the language use - especially when it come to designating certain folk only as being 'of African ancestry,' - if you're hueman, you're 'of African ancestry,' whether you're Black, Red, Yellow, Brown or white.

This is absolutely necessary if the 'police state,' (busy beating, jailing and killing Blackfolk) which was predicted by the eminent Attorney William Kunstler, is not further embedded in the every day lives of U.S.A. inhabitants.

Actually, this country should follow the prescient brillaint lead of Brazil by setting up a similar entity such as its SEPIR - Special Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality - although it should be titled 'color' equality instead of 'racial' equality. This entity should have time limits, plenty of enforcement teeth
and subpoena power. Anything is just 'whistling Dixie.'

As the next presidential election nears, with a Black contester nearing front-runner position, we can expect to see more and more racist/colorist behavior rearing its ugly head. It is incumbent upon all of us to do all we can to resolve the colorism we've all inherited through no fault of our own by taking the, and registering for follow-up ethnotherapy where its indicated, until we can think straight.

Dr. Martin Luther King said: "Racism is a sin unto death."

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