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It’s Time for Unity-Seeking Black People to Ditch Twitter

Twitter was undoubtedly one of the most influential social media platforms, providing a space for people to express their thoughts, share news, and engage in conversations. However, for black people, this platform often fell short of delivering a safe and empowering experience. This dichotomy became even more evident after Elon Musk took it over and removed most of the platform’s safeguards. Several similar platforms have been created as saner alternatives; so, if Black people truly want to become self-empowered in the social media space, its time to ditch Twitter.   

Black people love to talk about racial unity but most of us lack the self-discipline to achieve that ultimate goal. There are several main obstacles that hinder black racial unity. These obstacles can vary depending on the specific context and country, but some common ones include: religious and spiritual beliefs, lack of leadership, different social and political ideologies, and different priorities and agendas. These differences are the same in society at-large; therefore, a lot of Black people find it easier to develop bonds around these issues outside of our race.

In the old days, some of the only ways to spread information and develop social consensus around issues that affect us as Black people was to hold town hall meetings or to spread news through word of mouth. Social media then came along to became an essential tool for us to discuss and express issues. Unfortunately, we as a race failed to understand that if we don’t control the platforms that we spend our time developing racial consensus on, those platforms will never have our best interests at heart. In essence, they exist solely to profit off of us, to control what we think about, and dictate narratives to us.

I’ve heard it said that its Black people who build brands. Whether it be fashion brands or consumer brands, most brands don’t achieve multi-billion-dollar status until Black people adopt and popularize them for other races then to swagger-jack the things we like. That means that if there wasn’t a conscious effort to keep social media sites like Blaqsbi exclusively Black, it would probably be as big a Facebook by now. Unfortunately, the term “build it and they will come” is not synonymous with Black unity.  

I understand that a lot of people depend on Twitter for communication, information, and for business. I still have a Twitter account but I don’t use Twitter for anything more than sharing my posts so I’ve never cared what Elon Musk has done there since he became CEO. To me, Musk is giving Black people a gift in the form of an opportunity to build racial unity away from his white supremacy rat hole of a platform and many of us are but instead of joining racially conscious platforms like Blaqsbi or Spill, a lot of Black people are rushing to join Threads, ran by another Black culture exploiter.

Ditching Twitter or any of the other exploiter ran social media platforms won’t be easy but we must understand that no race of people can ever develop self-sufficiency by building the businesses of other races.

Beware of Prideless Black Sheep

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A few years ago, I came across this South African man on YouTube. What he was doing fascinated me because he was simply going around giving away money to homeless people on the streets. I watched several of his videos before I got upset and stopped because i noticed that 90% of the people he was giving money to were white. His videos still pop up on my feed but I don’t watch them because I realize what he is actually doing. To me, Black people like him are prideless sheep.

Before I reveal what this Black man is actually doing, I will explain who he is and where he gets the thousands of Rands/Dollars he is giving away. In scanning several of his videos for info, I came to the understanding that he is a church pastor. That doesn’t mean that he is giving away his church money. He makes his money in a new and lucrative way but with an old-school twist. Essentially, this man is a YouTuber and he is using the power of doing a good deed, which is giving away money — to make more money. If you don’t know how he is making money on YouTube, see my post on (making money on social media).

So, what could be so wrong about what this good-hearted man is doing, you may ask? Well, ever since white South Africans were forced to relinquish power to South Africa’s indigenous Black population, South Africa has been considered a failed state. The whites who raped the wealth of the country for over a century have mostly taken their money and ran back to Europe and the West. A lot of the whites still there today are struggling to survive. You can see true white poverty just by watching a few of this man’s videos.

Does the fact that a lot of white South Africans are impoverished mean that Black South African’s are doing any better than them? No, definitely not! So, why isn’t this pastor going around giving money to his own Black people instead of whites? The reason why he is giving the vast majority of his money to whites is because he feels sorry for them. In other words, he is an apologist. Malcolm X referred to people like him as House Negros. He said that if the masters house caught on fire, a house negro would fight harder than the master to put out the fire and if the master got sick house negros would cry and say, “Master if you sick, we sick too”.

Black people, we need to wise up and stop this self-deprecating stupidity that is akin to the character of children. If you refuse to believe that there is no God that is coming to save you from poverty, desperation, evil, and hunger then take heed to that same religion you’re sacrificing your good sense to, which states that “God only helps those who help themselves”. Making money by showing sympathy to your former colonizers maybe a great hustle but if you’re not putting the majority of that money to use helping your own people then you will remain the prideless sheep your master trained you to become.

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