Blacks Don't Read???


Interesting, alot of this apply to our race and we can change it...


> >
For those of you who didn't hear it, this is the article Dee Lee was

> > reading one morning on a New York radio station. For those of you
> > who don't want to hear it, this is very deep and true! This is a
> heavy piece and a Caucasian wrote it.
> >
> > THEY ARE STILL OUR SLAVES. We can continue to reap profits from the
> > Blacks without the effort of physical slavery. Look at the current
> > methods of containment that they use on themselves: IGNORANCE,
> >
> > Their IGNORANCE is the primary weapon of containment. A great man
> > once said, "The best way to hide something from Black people is to
> > put it in a book." We now live in the Information Age. They have
> > gained the opportunity to read any book on any subject through the
> > efforts of their fight for freedom, yet they refuse to read. There
> are numerous books readily available at Borders, Barnes &Noble, and, not to
> > mention their own Black Bookstores that provide solid blueprints to
> economic equality (which should have been their fight all along), but
> few
read consistently, if at all.
> >
> > GREED is another powerful weapon of containment. Blacks, since the
> > abolition of slavery, have had large amounts of money at their
> > disposal. Last year they spent 10 billion dollars during Christmas,
> > out of their 450 billion dollars in total yearly income (2.22%). Any

> > of us can use them as our target market, for any business venture we

> > care to dream up, no matter how outlandish, they will buy into it.
> > Being primarily a consumer people, they function totally by greed.
> > They continually want more, with little thought for saving or
> investing.
> > They would rather buy some new sneaker than invest in starting a
> > business. Some even neglect their children to have the latest Tommy
> > or FUBU. And they still think that having a mercedes and a big house

> > gives them "Status" or that they have achieved the American Dream.
> > They are fools! The vast majority of their people are still in
> > poverty because their greed holds them back from
> collectively making better communities.
> > With the help of BET, and the rest of their black media that often
> > broadcasts destructive images into their own homes, we will continue

> > to see huge profits like those of Tommy and Nike. (Tommy Hilfiger
> > has even jeered them, saying he doesn't want their money, and look
> > at how the fools spend more with him than ever before!). They'll
> > continue to
show off
> > to each other while we build solid communities with the profits from

> > our businesses that we market to them.
> >
> > SELFISHNESS, ingrained in their minds through slavery, is one of the

> > major ways we can continue to contain them. One of their own, Dubois

> > said that there was an innate division in their culture. A "Talented

> > Tenth" he called it. He was correct in his deduction that there are
> > segments of their culture that has achieved some "form" of success.
> > However, that segment missed the fullness of his work. They didn't
> > read that the "Talented Tenth" was then responsible to aid the
> > Non-Talented Ninety- Percent in achieving a better life. Instead,
> > that segment has created another class, a Buppie class that looks
> > down on their people or aids them in a condescending manner. They
> > will never achieve what we have. Their selfishness does not allow
> > them to be able to work together on any project or endeavor of
> > substance. When they do get together, their selfishness lets their
> > egos get in the way of their goal. Their so-called help
> > organizations seem to only want to promote their name without making

> > any real change in their community. They are content to sit in
> > conferences and conventions in our hotels, and talk about what they
> > will do, while they award plaques to the best speakers, not the best

> > doers. Is there no end to their selfishness? They steadfastly refuse

> >
> > They do not understand that they are no better than each other
> > because of what they own. In fact, most of those Buppies are but one

> > or two paychecks away from poverty. All of which is under the
> > control of our pens in our offices and our rooms. Yes, we will
> > continue to contain them as long as they refuse to read, continue to

> > buy anything they want, and keep thinking they are "helping" their
> > communities by paying dues to organizations which do little other
> > than hold lavish conventions in our hotels. By the way, don't
> > about any of them reading this letter, remember, THEY DON'T
> > READ!!!!'
> >
> > Prove them wrong. Please pass this on!


De struggle continues!

Yeah, but we gettin there slowly...and of course de imix book chat is doin its part :)