January 14, 2016
“The Truth about Black Culture”
After reading the article, “The Truth about Black Culture” by El Fantasma, I’ve come to many conclusions. The article gives a brief description on TrayVon Martin’s case, which really stuck out to me. He emphasized the fact about black on black violence and white on black violence. The article also talks about how preconceived notions are made on young boys because of their race. Which are reasons why our black community can’t truly move forward and improve as a whole. I agree with the author on why our race can’t come move forward as a whole, because of the ignorance our race uses as a fashion.
As I stated, TrayVon Martin’s case stuck out to me in this article. Depending on the point of view you look at the case, it has a lot to do with ignorance and injustice. I understand that TrayVon was killed, but it just had a bigger impact on the community because it wasn’t a man of color thay killed TrayVon. Now if it had been a man of the same race, the controversy wouldn’t have wen’t nationwide. Which brings me to the quote Ice Cube made.
When the author stated, “it’s just another n*gga dead” by Ice Cube he gave good reasoning for why he said that. To be honest, our race participates in so many acts of buffoonery. I can understand why so many conflicts are exploited. Our race brings the situations that we have onto ourselves, but don’t expect it to be liquidated as fast as it usually occurs. But there are things that I do disagree with that the author stated. I disagree with the statement the author made about our community that we never show solidarity. We have plenty of community meetings about bettering our young black men. It’s just that news doesn’t report on how certain areas try to become a group of one and better their young black men. It doesn’t get a lot of responses or activity from people of another race.
To conclude everything, I stated, I agree with the author on why our...