Saturday, September 19, 2009

"MOONWALKING' From Racism (Colorism): HEAL, America!

"MOONWALKING' From Racism (Colorism):
HEAL, America!

Saturday, 19th September, 2009, Cable news station CNN reported on the U.S.A. President Obama's response to the vital question: 'was South Carolina Republican Representative Joe Wilson's shout at him - "YOU LIE!" based on racism as former President Jimmy Carter stated?'

(You should know that several other media outlets are also covering allegedly racist/colorist issues raging around the country)

My question is: "How long will otherwise savvy people continue to try to avoid/evade the sorry fact that untreated racism/colorism actually infects every arena of people activity: economics, education, entertainment, labor, law, politics, religion, sex and war? (thereby avoiding doing something to heal/prevent it?")

President Obama's reticence about facing the stark reality of the colorism problem is dismaying; his literal watering down of the issue was only too obvious in his response to ex-President Carter's forthright charge of racism(colorism): "...there are some people who don't like me because of race...*" NO, President Obama, there is only ONE hueman 'race' - many (sick) people don't like you because of your COLOR! - and because they've been 'miseducated in America' about who they are - descended from Black Africans in Black Africa and consequently all part of the ONE hueman 'race.' *my emphasis

The educational entities in this hostile-to-color country are still failing their students abysmally by concentrating mostly on European countries and people, barely and rarely educating about that vast, rich, important continent of Africa from which all huemanity originated.

This egregious failure undergirds and perpetuates the counterproductive and escalating racism/colorism now epidemic in and roiling our society.

It does absolutely no good for anyone, including the Leader of the country, the President, to continue to engage in euphemism, side-stepping, moonwalking denial of the deleterious effects of unacknowledged and untreated racism/colorism. (He really needs to take a page from his brave Attorney General Eric Holder's statement about "cowards" in this society hiding from the reality of racism/colorism)

If any individual would like to begin to determine how institutional racism/colorism has affected their own thinking (and behavior) they, including President Obama and every other decision-maker, especially the police, the educators and the U.S.A. mediafolk) should take the [posted on] and where dysfunctional responses to differences in color and culture are revealed, go into Ethnotherapeutic counseling until they can THINK STRAIGHT about color and culture. (without any blame attributed of course)

Taking the should be combined with, as soon as is huemanly possible, reading the following, FYI:

NYPD Blue Lies by Charles Castro
The Isis Papers by Dr. Frances Cress Welsing
The Debt by Randall Robinson
The Little Black Book by Carol Taylor (from
Civilization or Barbarism by Cheik Anta Diop

and repeatedly watching the PBS video by Dr. Spencer Wells, "Journey of Man," available from 1-800 PLAY PBS

Our sincerest THANKS go to former President Jimmy Carter for 'calling a spade a spade' - raising the thorny issue of racism/colorism to its rightful place in the public dialogue, and to Harvard Law Professor Lani Guinier who so aptly stated: "(paraphrased) We must put the issue of racism on the front burner in a non-threatening arena so as to be able to deal with it in a forthright manner."

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