The article entitled “8 Global Problems The Richest Black People Could Easily Solve,” was a noble and earnest effort. And the things it listed were doable but not without the necessary worldview. It listed the following; Provide Black College Students in the United States With Full Scholarships; Rebuild Haiti; Solve The Water Crisis In Africa; Provide Basic Nutrition and Medicine to Underprivileged African People; Pay Off A Quarter of All African Debt; Basic Education For All; Provide Electricity to 15 Percent of Sub-Saharan Africa; Eliminate the Health Care Disparity for African-Americans.
However, these problems were never connected to there source—Western exploitation or the system of white supremacy. As rich Afrikan/Black people attempted to solve these various problems they will be confronted with Western economic interest; and some of those interest will to tried to those same Afrikan/Black rich folks. The article was also written within the Western box. So for example, will health care disparity be address by using Big Pharma, Western allopathy or will Alternative and even traditional Afrikan healing modalities be used. Will Haiti be built as a communal or capitalist society?
Of course in order for these 23 rich folks to help the race—they would have to think “racially,” not as individuals. This is something that requires a total reorientation in the way they think and perceive the world. It would require an Afrikan centering, a cosmological blueprint, initiation systems, unified worldview, Pan Afrikanism, and other things that we presently do not have or believe it. There is no existing overarching concept(s) that would corrals or focuses our efforts or energy. Being Black in not enough. Sharing a history of oppression is not enough. Because in the end what we are up against is not simply racism or white supremacy—we are confronting ourselves. And in this case we are confronting materialism, greed, selfishness—all things that can and will exist in the person unless it is weeded out by way of culture. Before we do anything, we need to create human beings. Read my blog "What is a human being?")
The crisis of Afrikan people is a cultural one, which has economic, social, and implications, but most importantly can be solved by understanding and developing cosmology. A cosmology is a system that creates that overarching unity I mentioned. Unity and twinness were essential themes in Afrikan cosmology that resolved themselves through a harmonious reciprocity.
To think that people because they share racial affinity, historical circumstances, and continued degradation and discrimination, that this alone will lead to restoration is fool-hearted. It has not happened yet and from the looks of it our condition is worsening. Genocide is approaching, and those few that have enriched themselves will eventually through intermarrying with other races will contribute to our genocide while providing a “eugenics” for the races they intermix with.
The article and video were nice but it's deeper than that!