I’m reblogging this as an example of the House Negro, mentality. Not the film but the commentary. No one’s responsible for our rights and liberty.
we keep asking; what can we do to right this wrong?
but i don’t think this question is actually ours to ask because this wrong is not our fault. it’s not Trayvon’s fault. it’s not the Black man’s fault. it’s just not America’s fault George Zimmerman stalked and murdered Trayvon Benjamin Martin. and we cannot make this right.
no matter what these beautiful men above have done before, nor what they do from this day forward explains why Trayvon Martin was murdered. but our culture encourages us to turn this crime onto ourselves, internalize it, look for and find our own blame, somewhere..
the self blame is familiar and comforting. it’s kinda like a sense of control over external chaos.
if we blame ourselves the pain becomes our punishment that we somehow deserve.
why do we deserve this punishment? we don’t but that doesn’t matter. what is important is that…
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