This Beautiful, Black Sister speaks the truth. To get over slavery is to not allow the past of the treacherous and most horrific events bind us mentally but set us free to return to our power as Queens and Kings. We r ROYAL and don’t have to continue to feel as if we have to accept less than because we were and still are ill treated. I, like my Sister will not accept the statement ‘Get over it!’ I will instead speak the truth of my experience and according to history as an African American woman in this decade and set the minds of my people free.
Peace to thee!
Yesterday, i was appalled by a comment a black co-worker made as we discussed and remembered the abolition of slavery. She said:
I am sick and tired of people complaining about white people and digging up the past all the time. This was something that happened so long ago, just get over it! ‘They’ are even lucky to be in a country so well off. It would have been far worse living in ‘poor Africa or Suriname’.
Hold up. Wait a minute. Stop. Push the breaks and Freeze!
They are ‘lucky‘ to be here instead of ‘poor Africa or Suriname‘? My dear, have you forgotten how we got here in the first place? Brutally captivated, separated from our families, transported like animals only to be brutalized, violated and abused to build up the ‘developed world’. With no rights, no freedom and no mercy, only suffering. But boy, were we lucky!
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