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    The Psychosocial treatment of Black people!

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    by , 05-08-2009 at 11:18 AM (25556 Views)

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    Once we Black people have absorbed and understood the fact of the white controlled media, it is our inescapable responsibility to do whatever is necessary to break that control. We must shrink from nothing in combating this evil power that has fastened its deadly grip on our people and is injecting its lethal poison into our people's minds and souls. If our race fails to destroy it, it certainly will destroy our race.

    THERE IS NO GREATER POWER in the world today than that wielded by the manipulators of public opinion in America . No king or pope of old, no conquering general or high priest ever disposed of a power even remotely approaching that of the few dozen men who control America 's mass media of news and entertainment.

    Their power is not distant and impersonal; it reaches into every home in America , and it works its will during nearly every waking hour. It is the power that shapes and molds the mind of virtually every citizen, young or old, rich or poor, simple or sophisticated.

    It is not just the suppression of certain news stories from our newspapers or the blatant propagandizing of distorting TV documentaries that characterizes the opinion-manipulating techniques of the media masters. They exercise both subtlety and thoroughness in their management of the news and the entertainment that they present to us. The mass media form for us our image of the world and essentially everything we know—or think we know—about events outside our own neighborhood or circle of acquaintances comes to us via our daily newspaper, our weekly news magazine, our radio, or our television.

    The control of the opinion-molding media is nearly monolithic. All of the controlled media speak with a single voice, each reinforcing the other. Despite the appearance of variety, there is no real dissent, no alternative source of facts or ideas accessible to the great mass of people that might allow them to form opinions at odds with those of the media masters. It is a view of the world designed by the media masters to suit their own ends—and the pressure to conform to that view is overwhelming. People adapt their opinions to it, vote in accord with it, and shape their lives to fit it.

    By employing carefully developed psychological techniques, the mass media guide our thoughts and opinions. The way in which the news is covered: which point of views are emphasized and which are played down; the phrasing of headlines; the choice of words, pictures, and illustrations—all of these things subliminally and yet profoundly affect the way in which we interpret what we see or hear. The media forms our image of various groups of people and even tell us which side of an issue that we should favor.


    The media even form for us our image of various groups of people and then tell us exactly what our attitudes should be toward that group.

    As an example, consider the media treatment of Middle East news. Some editors or commentators are extremely pro-Israel in their every utterance, while others seem barely neutral. No one, however, dares suggest that the U.S. government is backing the wrong side in the Arab-Jewish conflict, or that 9-11 was a result of that support. Nor does anyone dare suggest that it served Jewish interests to send U.S. forces to cripple Iraq , Israel 's principal rival in the Middle East . Thus, a spectrum of permissible opinion, from pro-Israel to nearly neutral, is established.
    The media is also used to target and damagingly affect the self perceptions of various groups and tell others exactly what their attitudes should be toward that group. This method of media manipulation is now being deployed against black people as a means of maintaining white dominance and control.

    The totally white controlled media have taken the lead in persuading a whole generation that Black people are the most physically abusive, the most users of drugs, the laziest, the worst parents, the worst children, the lesser intelligent, and have contributed nothing at all to the benefit of society. These assessments of Black people are totally unequivocally fraudulent.

    The national media’s distorted portrayal of Black America that amplifies the negative to the point that it distorts reality is more than just biased media reports. They function as media manipulation psychosocial programs.

    They ensure that Blacks continue to accept white dominance and control over their lives by deliberately inundated the minds of Black people with fraudulent deplorable misinformation about themselves through the media.

    This media psychosocial program perpetuates a depictions of Black people that expresses a profoundly distorted view that elevates what is wrong with Black America above all that we know is right with Black America. Its portrayal of Black America is one that ignores all facts that conflict with the racist conceptions of the white elites and sees the endemic problems of Black America as rooted primarily with Blacks themselves, instead of emanating from white racism. This media psychosocial program revises the past to conveniently make whites appear less inhumane through out America’s brutal racist history; and despite a brutal history to the contrary-- fraudulently depicts whites as being the standard of ethics and morale values while portraying Blacks as being all that’s wrong with America. This psycho social campaign also facilitates a national consensual environment of where in which Blacks cries for equality are lesser heard and their mistreatment appears more justified.

    This media psychosocial treatment divides and manipulates Black people into accepting white dominance and white institutions over their lives by convincing Blacks that they are their own worst enemies while implying that they trust only whites-- despite a brutal history to the contrary. Blacks own negative interactions and experiences with fellow Blacks merely then act as confirmations to what is being implied.

    And although this media psychosocial program is less blatant than those earlier racist systems used in the past against Blacks, its affects are very real and detrimentally. In fact this method is by far the most proficient system ever deployed against America ’s black population.

    Molding Black Minds

    For the average Black person, like most Americans of whose daily life TV-watching takes such an unhealthy portion, distinguishing between these fictional reports and reality can be very difficulty, if done at all. Many responds to the televised reports and attitudes of TV anchors much as they do to their own peers in real life. For all too many African Americans the real world has been replaced by the false reality of the TV environment, and it is to this false reality that their views of themselves and their community negatively conformed. It also conforms many African Americans youths to ridiculous caricatures. Because some of what it shows to us -through the entertainment media- is made to look cool. It also causes many Blacks to function as amnesiacs – forgetting the history of white barbarity while simultaneously developing profound admiration for whiteness. The insidious thing about this form of thought control is that even when we realize that the news is biased, the media masters still are able to manipulate most of us. This is because they not only slant what they present, but also they establish tacit boundaries and ground rules for the permissible spectrum of opinion.

    While there are differences in degree, however, most Blacks fail to realize that they are being manipulated and instead falls victims to the misinformation about themselves. Many African Americans literally develop a self contemptuous “anti Black” frame of thought that collectively attributes to Black disunity at a time when we need unity; it distracts us from solving real problems; increases self loathing at a time when we need to come together to face the complicity in our condition. It prevents the African-American community from forging the alliances within it needed to bring about real change.
    Even the socially conscious Black person who complains about "racially biased news" falls into the trap of thinking that because he is presented with an apparent spectrum of opinion he can escape the thought controllers' influence by believing the editor or commentator of his choice. It's a "heads I win, tails you lose" situation. Every point on the permissible spectrum of public opinion is acceptable to the media masters—and no impermissible fact or viewpoint is allowed any exposure at all, if they can prevent it.

    Our Responsibility
    Those are the facts of media control in America and we must not remain silent on this most important of issues. The white elite’s control of the American mass media is the single most important fact of life, not just in America , but in the whole world today. There is nothing more dangerous to the future of our people.

    By permitting the white elites to continue their total control of our news and entertainment media we are doing more than merely giving them a decisive influence on our communities; we also are giving them virtual control of the minds and souls of our children, whose attitudes and ideas are shaped more by white controlled television and films than by parents, schools, or any other influence.

    We Black people must continue the long march of our parents. A march for a more just, and equal society. However we cannot solve the challenges of our time while being divided and self hating.
    We must oppose the further spreading of this poison among our people, and we must break the power of those who are spreading it. It would be intolerable for such power to be in the hands of the greedy capitalist white elites with values and interests different from our own. But to permit the white elites, with their 400-year history of brutal racist oppression, from slavery to the reconstruction period, to hold such power over us is tantamount to race suicide. Indeed, the fact that so many African Americans today are so filled with a sense of racial self-hatred is a deliberate consequence of the white controlled media.

    Once we Black people have absorbed and understood the fact of the white controlled media, it is our inescapable responsibility to do whatever is necessary to break that control. We must shrink from nothing in combating this evil power that has fastened its deadly grip on our people and is injecting its lethal poison into our people's minds and souls. If our race fails to destroy it, it certainly will destroy our race.

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