Think back to a time when slaveowners forced some blacks to be in charge of others, and they were made to beat their inferiors when they didn’t meet the slaveowner’s expectations. They had to desensitize their emotions so that they couldn’t feel the excruciating pain of having to beat down another person who they would’ve otherwise protected had their very life not been threatened. Or forced to watch as other blacks were beaten, raped, and hung. Our feelings and emotions had to be cut off for our own survival’s sake and we are still desensitized to this day as we commit crime against each other willingly.
Violence is the norm in our culture because we endured through it for so long. Now, the violent portions of our souls are being sealed and solidified through an array of validations from media puppets with black faces given high platforms in order to sell us a false sense of pride in “hood status”. But it’s time for us to gain our senses back and to reintroduce our compassions and emotions to a broken situation. Violence against one’s own is like self-mutilation, which is a practice of the Pagans. And it leads to yet another form of slavery, where we’re locked up in penitentiary cages. #africanhistory #blackempowerment #blackhistory #blackpower #blackisbeautiful #BlackAndProud #BlackPride #melanin #blackonblack #unapologeticallyafrican #UnapologeticallyBlack #unity #reconstructingourafricanminds