Racial Reality: Black History Professor Rejects Afrocentrism

I am currently composing an article dealing with similar issues, though from a different angle. Personally I would like to factor in this whole idiotic romance that many middle- and lower-middle-class blacks have with the lumpenproletariat–particularly the most corrupted and irredeemable members of that class, the career criminals, gangstas and pimps, etc. The working title is “The Will to Be A Nigger.”

Modern AfroIndio Times

madamenoire.com_2016-06-09_11-39-44Racial Reality: Black History Professor Rejects AfrocentrismBy urging black Americans to seek empowerment in a misconstructed Egyptian history, Afrocentrists not only mislead, opening their students to ridicule, but they also assert that culture is “transhistoric” — that is, it can be transferred through time and space intact. Culture, Walker asserts, is always changing and will be different as a result of any transfer, willing or unwilling, on the part of those living it. African Americans have created a culture of their own — a culture of which to be proud, but not an Egyptian or African culture. To Walker’s way of thinking, Afrocentrism turns African Americans into helpless victims whose ancestors created a glorious culture and then for thousands of years accomplished little. They became the dupes and victims of Europeans, enslaved and exploited, and now their descendants must look to a mythical African past for purpose and…

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