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      The Issue Of Repatriation


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      REPARATIONS and REPATRIATION for the descendants of slavery and colonialism are two inseparable twins that hold between them the cornerstones for the formation of a new international morality. If one is stripped from the other, JUSTICE fails, and the evil slave-master triumphs once again. Without Reparations, repatriation is more likely to become the repatriation of the privileged.

      One should never forget that once upon a time there was an argument amongst the slave-masters about what should be done with the slaves after Emancipation. Some said "Let us see to it that they will never be able to really OWN anything, because we cannot afford to let them become independent. Keep them so busy working that they will never have much time to think, and saddle them with debt so that they will never progress. They can stay here, but they will always be kept busy in the pursuit of powerless-ness." Some said "But we need to keep this place ALL WHITE, so let us bring in more Caucasians and pack these niggers on a boat and send them back to Africa bare-back and empty-handed the same way how they came." The descendants of slavery therefore find themselves today in a situation where the man that is tossing the coin is doing so on one condition "HEADS, I WIN, TAILS, YOU LOSE." Whichever way the coin falls, it represents the triumph of injustice.

      There is no escaping it. Historical consciousness is the faculty that causes one's eyes to truly see. Without it, one is virtually blind. A knowledge that has no proper grounding in the trails and trials of the African experience under slavery and colonialism, is therefore like a branch disconnected from its roots. Such knowledge has to go beyond the mere assimilation of facts learned in college and university. It has to be empowered by THE PASSION FOR JUSTICE that naturally flows from an at-oneness with those that have long borne the white cross. From this level of spiritual attunement, one's eyes will then behold the truth that REPATRIATION IS MERELY A COMPONENT OF REPARATIONS. To teach otherwise would surely grant the slave-master much pleasure and satisfaction.

      It should also be clearly understood that the same slave-master who raped Africa and enslaved her children is very much interested in maintaining his grip on stolen property. For this reason the people in Africa have to be kept smelling Hell, and to see to it that they never escape, certain educated Negroes have been put in charge to keep the profits from the plantation flowing smoothly. This is the neo-colonial situation that presently exists in Africa which the likes of Hon. Mugabe has refused and the Caribbean where there is a Black majority totally dominated and controlled by white invisible minorities. When one is aware of this situation it becomes clear why, despite the appearance of outwardly Black governments, the movement of people has always been tightly curbed and restricted just as in the old days on Hell plantation.It explains why Repatriation has so far been only a vision yet to be materialized. There are two things that neo-colonial governments despise most, poor people and culturally conscious people.

      It has long been known to the wise, and to those that have been put in charge of the neo-colonial system in Africa, that "ONE POOR PLUS ONE POOR EQUALS TOO POOR." What this really says is that if one repatriates without ever breaking the cycle of persistent poverty here, one is more likely to be considered an additional burden on reaching there. That is why no head of state in this matha land is ever willing to permit large-scale immigration of more poor people. Even between neighboring states in Africa, immigration authorities have been placed in the road to prevent the influx of MORE POOR PEOPLE. Every place where you go in the so-called third world or developing world today, in every harbor and every airport there is an invisible sign saying "WE DON'T WANT NO MORE POOR PEOPLE HERE." In smaller writing there is another that says "and conscious people are not welcome either, because they are potential threats."

      This brings us to the real truth that THE EDUCATED NEGRO IS THE MAIN BARRIER TO BLACK PROGRESS. He has been placed in a comfortable position by invisible puppeteers who are very skilled in the art of pulling strings. Whether he does it consciously or unconsciously, the educated Negro is generally a facilitator in the centuries -old project of Black exploitation. His greatest concern is to keep his personal safe place secure, and by his actions, he displays a greater kinship with the white exploiter.

      When REPARATIONS and REPATRIATION are examined under the clear microscope of consciousness, one will see that their full attainment will only come after serious revolutionary changes in the present status quo. Moses has to take the message to the powers that be, and the foundations have to be shaken so severely that little puppet heads will roll. This is not to say that everyone should sit patiently and wait for the earthquake. A concerted effort should still be made meanwhile to attain some level of poor people's empowerment, for as Marcus Garvey once said, “a people without real power will always be a people without respect”. This is why after so many years in the world black people are the poorest, they are still the least respected and the most oppressed.

      This brings us to the most current issue that the conscious people should be addressing ...the issue of self-empowerment or poor-people's empowerment. When a people have been robbed of their land and its natural resources, the only other resource that is available to them is THEIR NATURAL CREATIVE TALENT. If these talents have not been fully developed and mobilized, such people will forever continue to spend their lives laboring to make the slave-master rich. Even those few talents that they have discovered will continue to be exploited by others.

      In the absence of REPARATIONS, this development and mobilization of the people's creative talent-base would have to precede Repatriation. Where this has not been done, REPATRIATION will be nothing more than the movement of a people who have been able to serve the slave-master long enough to BUY their freedom of movement. And it ought to be considered that the slave-master has set up his system in such a way, that by the time you bow and serve him long enough to buy your freedom, your mind is no longer much different to his. If such people are repatriated to Africa, they will quite easily keep silent and non-involved in the struggle for justice there. They will betray the down-trodden, and by their non-involvement, make common cause with Africa's neo-colonial stooges. By attaining the presently required financial resources, such repatriates would have achieved something that is almost impossible for the average African to achieve. It is not good to be viewed as an island of prosperity in a sea of poverty. In places like my country Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa……. such Black achievers usually live behind large iron gates with guards at the door, and high walls with barbed wire strung on top.

      True Repatriation must therefore be accompanied by a total revolutionary change in the African social, political, and economic system that allows prosperity to be more broad-based. Otherwise, repatriation will be just a matter of RELOCATING HELL.

      Apocalyptic doctrines should never be allowed to put common sense to sleep. Those that step in the right should never be guided by fear. Each one must ask themselves, "What is my particular role in this battle to lift Black humanity from the dust of disadvantage, scorn, and perpetual servitude? What are my unique talents, and how can they best be utilized to accomplish these goals in this generation?" When these questions are properly answered, everyone will know what his or her divinely-appointed station is in this final battle to restore the right. Some may be called sooner than others to make the journey now to help spread the light of consciousness, with the full knowledge that they will be opposed by Black oppressors. Others may have to fight in the lands of the white oppressors to give more power to the truth by galvanizing a movement like the famous mau mau.

      Whether Hell is in the east or in the west, it is still Hell, so the battle will remain the same in either place. When this consciousness comes home fully, one will not be motivated in one's efforts to repatriate by the feeling that one is making an escape for a safe place. On the contrary, one will be relocating with the full knowledge that one is moving into place to take over the baton of struggle from the likes of Hon Dedan Kimathi, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, Haile Selassie, Mugabe, Mandela, Steve Biko and all those who fought to bring Africa this far from the clutches of colonialism. The struggle for African liberation must now be taken to its ultimate conclusion, and that is the task that has been prepared for this generation.

      Seeing that white-skin preference and rich man preference still overshadow the doors of return, it should be plain to see by now that there are a few righteous steps that must be taken if REPATRIATION is to come anywhere close to the idea of GOING TO ZION.

      THE STEPS THAT MUST BE TAKEN FOR REPATRIATION TO MEAN GOING TO ZION

      The battle to regain economic independence as a group must start now. This could be said in another way: The battle to regain African manhood must start now. The reason why this battle is so very much connected to spiritual integrity is that it ushers in a generation who can speak fearlessly without wondering if they will lose their jobs.

      Because of long DOMESTICATION and continued subjugation under a rigorous slave system that was designed to benumb the soul, many blacks know nothing about their own creative talents, and many doubt that they even have them. Therefore most of their waking hours are spent in the mundane activities that have been prescribed by the slave-master for the purpose of suffocating and stifling the genie within. Every effort has to be made therefore to uncork the bottle and let out the genie(us) . This is a process that should start from the very first arrival of true consciousness. Because of this reorganization of self, the Zion train will be carrying GENIUSES, well equipped and well prepared to do the work of rebuilding Zion. If you have already discovered your talent, no effort should be spared in sharpening, polishing, and shining it, so that it reaches its full potential. What ought to emerge from this process is a group of people, who despite their origins in the dust of society, have secured by their collective and individual works, that measure of respect that the world will have to recognize. This is a mission that is achievable. Marcus Garvey showed us how.

      The people's creative talent is a yet un-UN-DEVELOPED TREASURE. It is a treasure that has been buried by slavery, and it is now kept in a coma by the mundane day to day chores of slave life. It has to be developed and mobilized to generate the kind of power that will command respect. Not only will it provide spiritual and material wealth, but it will also break the yoke of the 9 to 5 slave-master.

      When this awakening has taken place, no one will have to be convinced about the essential role of UNITY, NETWORKING, AND COOPERATION. The present blindness only happens because of faith in the pay-check.

      The wide scattering of the people must also be turned into an asset, for it can be made to facilitate product-distribution which is so vital in the capitalist system. If this network is not developed, the present trend will continue where OTHERS are the main sellers and therefore the main profit-makers. Right in our midst, there are products that can be made to benefit more than just a few, but their full potential has not been realized because the words COMPANY AND CORPORATION are still believed to have been copy-written and reserved exclusively for the white man.

      This is the time to make manifest THE PEOPLE OF POWER.

      And while this vital NATION BUILDING project is being implemented, the battle for Reparations must be waged unceasingly, for that is the only way to resurrect justice from the dead. By struggling for Reparations, one draws closer to the heart of those countless numbers of African ancestors who were brutalized, worked to death, and buried like dogs, who now sit on the other side anxiously awaiting the restoration of their humanity. In effect, what one will be doing by whole-heartedly embracing the struggle for Black reparations is DEMONSTRATING THAT THE BLINDNESS IS OVER, AND NOW ONE CAN TRULY SEE. No generation can claim that their humanity is fully recognized and respected while the humanity of their ancestors is denied and neglected. UP, ye mighty people, you can conquer whatsoever you will MARCUS SAID SO!


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      "Ever since 1950 I've been on the trail fighting for reparations. They owe us more than they could ever pay. They stole us from our mothers and fathers and took our names away from us. They worked us free of charge 18 hours a day,seven days a week under the lash for centuries."-Queen Mother Moore(Audley Moore)
      All of us may not live to see the higher accomplishment of an African Empireso strong and powerful, as to compel the respect of mankind, but we in our life-time can so work and act as to make the dream a possibility within another generation.-Marcus Garvey

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      Let me add that even if they don't want to pay us in CA$H MONEY, we'll take our reparations in the form of FREE college education at the school of an Afrikan individual's choice and/or no taxes for Afrikans.

      We built the foundation for this country yet they take the credit and don't even want to reimburse us the LEAST bit! That's very disrespectful and it's out in the open for all the world to see. THEY DON'T CARE EITHER! (Also see my thread, "Runnin' Up On Them Krakkkas At The City Hall", on this topic.)
      We are not citizens of amerikkka. We are victims of amerikkka.

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      greetings blackqueen and revolutionary student

      i am all for reparations and repatriation, now that i come to think about and i have reached the highest state of my mental and intellectual and as well,my spiritual capabalities,i think, reparations are long over due,heck chinese in kanada,got and will get some redress as well,if we dont get reparation in full then we should get reparation in blood,this case should be brought to the un
      kourts of appeal and we should prove to them that afrikans have been targets
      of domestic terrorism,campaign of genocide and infanticide.
      my querstion for you RS and blackqueen,where would the money go? if we go it? i still think,lets say for example,if we do get it,right,it would go right back into this modern day rome and down rotten azz system,resources should channeled in building the continent up and helping people there,helping people to relocate,education,afrikan centered hospitals,afrikan centered schools,afrikan liberation units,afrikan self governance,in the continent and at amerikkka,create exchange programs for other diasporic people,such as brazil,
      still amerikkka consulate wont give afrikan brazilians visa,my best friend,she isa genius and a physical ed teacher in one of the shanty towns in rio de janeiro and her visa was denied.
      reparations in blood
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      Quote Originally Posted by Kweku_Omowale
      greetings blackqueen and revolutionary student

      i am all for reparations and repatriation, now that i come to think about and i have reached the highest state of my mental and intellectual and as well,my spiritual capabalities,i think, reparations are long over due,heck chinese in kanada,got and will get some redress as well,if we dont get reparation in full then we should get reparation in blood,this case should be brought to the un
      kourts of appeal and we should prove to them that afrikans have been targets
      of domestic terrorism,campaign of genocide and infanticide.
      my querstion for you RS and blackqueen,where would the money go? if we go it? i still think,lets say for example,if we do get it,right,it would go right back into this modern day rome and down rotten azz system,resources should channeled in building the continent up and helping people there,helping people to relocate,education,afrikan centered hospitals,afrikan centered schools,afrikan liberation units,afrikan self governance,in the continent and at amerikkka,create exchange programs for other diasporic people,such as brazil,
      still amerikkka consulate wont give afrikan brazilians visa,my best friend,she isa genius and a physical ed teacher in one of the shanty towns in rio de janeiro and her visa was denied.
      reparations in blood
      " the future holds nuthin but confrontation!" public enemy number one
      Sad to say, but we all know where the majority of the money would end up . I can only speak for myself.

      I'm going back home with my money. I'll do what I can to improve my new community. Get more involved over there in the research for a cure for AIDS.
      We are not citizens of amerikkka. We are victims of amerikkka.

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