(ThyBlackMan.com) Three or four hundred years ago, there were two distinct kinds of Black people living in America. There were so called House Negroes and Field Negroes.
The House Negroes were preferred, not loved, by their masters. The House Negroes ate leftovers and the Field Negroes ate pig guts and other foods that no one else wanted. The House Negro got the used top hat and the Field Negroes got the straw hat or the Aunt Jemima head scarf. The House Negro slept on the floor and the Field Negroes slept on the ground regardless of how cold or hot the weather was.
The House Negroes did anything and everything their masters ordered them to do.
The House Negroes chastised the Field Negroes, they spied on the Field Negroes, they snitched on the Field Negroes they even whipped and beat the Field Negroes if the master told them to do that.
Definition of slavery
Slavery is a system under which people are treated as property to be bought
The ancestors of African-Americans endured chattel slavery and the African-Americans of today are exploited and victimized by political slavery!
In political slavery, only certain African-Americans can enjoy political success. I know you like to say since President Barack Obama was elected that any Black man or Black woman can one day be elected and become The President of the United States.
While it is good to tell Black children that anything is possible, the truth of the matter is that most Blacks in political office and those seeking political office are controlled today just as much and just as easily as slaves were controlled back in the day.
Dollars substitute chains
Chains were once used to keep Blacks under control, now dollars or lack thereof, control Blacks in politics.
For example, name any Black person running for the Legislature or the Congress and you’ll probably be naming someone controlled by political parties, political action committees and political campaign contributors.
Most Black candidates of today can’t speak out strongly on issues of importance to Black citizens and Black voters. They can’t “look Black,” “talk Black” or “act Black” for fear their white political benefactors will withdraw their financial support.
Black candidates have to hire the campaign consultants, the campaign media staff, the campaign managers and other campaign workers that campaign contributors want hired.
Blacks don’t hire own
And the same people that work for Black candidates on the campaign, will be the same people that Black candidates will hire if he or she is elected. The staff hires of President Obama is a perfect example.
Back in slavery days you had many runaway slaves and today you have Black men and women that want to run away from the voting booths because even when you think you’re voting for one of your own you’re voting for the political devil and his satanic and misguided government policies!
Written By Lucius Gantt