To manipulate history is to manipulate consciousness; to manipulate consciousness is to manipulate possibilities; and to manipulate possibilities is to manipulate power. Dr. Amos N. Wilson
Day: December 10, 2016
why do black people suffer from historical analysis and cultural consciousness? the only reason why i asked is because i think of the time during segregation where there was a black infrastructure. integration came and then it vanished, why couldn’t we just take it or leave it?
I’m assuming you are asking why we suffer from a lack of historical analysis and cultural consciousness.The truth is, Black people have a depth of analysis and consciousness that ebbs and flows but has been relatively consistently accurate and well articulated. Black scholars and social scientist from W.E.B. Dubois, up to Manning Marable and Del Jones have been giving us astute historical, political, and cultural analysis. Also, Black...