By Roy Douglas Malonson
Marcus Garvey once said that, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”
I could not agree with him more, which is why it never ceases to amaze me how so many of our Black folks got all of these opinions about any and everything. But what bothers me the most about these opinionated folk is, many of them have the wrong opinions about the wrong things. With some of these Negroes who are made in America, you just can’t trust them worth a dime.
Despite all of the obvious hardship that the current President is trying to impose on Black folks, there still remains many members from our community that are trying to justify his cause. This is nothing new, because in the past there were Black folks taking up for the cause of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and most of us know the history on the basis of their mission. So, there will always be some within the group who just have to be the odd balls, if for no other reason than just going against the grain, out of spite.
As it is, we are surrounded by those from our community who will take up for anything and anybody without regard to who they are and where they come from. They would side with folks who don’t look like them, just because it means that they are going against their own people. This reason in part, is why I have labeled them as “Negroes Made in America”.
The problem with “Negroes Made in America” is that they don’t know the history of their existence in this nation. We MUST Understand that if you don’t know your history, you damn sure don’t understand what’s going on in today’s society. So, you will stand and support anything, even if it means that you are hurting yourself and those you love in the process.
Certain media outlets have a way of allowing some of these “Negroes Made in America”, to make a mockery of themselves. If you