Your blackface does NOT represent me,it represents YOU.

2014-10-01 10:50

Your Blackface does NOT represent me, it represents YOU

Your negative ideas about what it means to be black have nothing to do with me.

We are not the blackface, we are a black race.

You created the blackface in efforts to separate mankind. History dictates that you created blackface because you didn't allow the black man to work. Because for so long you have worked overtime across nations to segregate races.

The blackface is a representation of you making a mockery of the black race. Your blackface does not represent me, it represents you.

Through the test of times my people have risen above and overcome racial challenges, which we did not create. Racial borders created by those who are much not like us. No. Your blackface does not reflect me. It reflects your history. The story you have created in trying to be superior.

Repetitively, we have seen this face. The face we know not. The face you created. No, I am not the blackface. You are. It is your history. I am of the black race. The black society. Those who know for a fact, we have chosen peace in our land. But repetitively, your face appears. The face you created appears in a failed attempt to be us. No. We are not the blackface, we are a black race.

Unfortunately for you, the blackface will always be on your face. For my face I've learnt to recognize over the years, my face wet with all my tears for those who have fought that I may never know the pains of limited freedom. What freedom would that be?

Your blackface is a representation of you, you who has created incidents to offend me. But it can never be me, it will always be you. You, with the paint, the polish. But it can never be a reflection of who we truly are as the black race. You can only attempt to make a buffoon out of us, but it will always be you. You harmfully acting to deny what so God had put together. Races.

I can never be the blackface for the guerrilla fought for my knowledge about my black consciousness and it does not include your idea of blackface. I have identified myself, and I will never be a reflection of your actions but I will be a reflection of my people and our history.

Tired as we are of seeing your blackface, we are more tired of being affected by it. And for as long as there are continued acts of blackface, it will always be a representation of you.

I am not the blackface. I am the black race.

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