19270, RE: fighting for|
Posted by guest, Thu Jan-18-01 02:50 PM
"CURSING ME LIKE HAM CUZ I'M ORIGINAL AND YOU LIKE THE KING JAMES VERSION." Talib Kweli
>>A better approach to obtain 'equality' might be to develop resources independent of the current infrastructure.
i take 100,000 people to an island group in the south pacific and live finve for a good fine years, totally separate and independant from the rest of the world. doing some environmental studies and research (and hearing the same data from Greenpeace), i find that because of the pollution from industrialzed countries and such, that the planet will be in a condition which will not support life in 100 years. should i wait and sit back and die or try to stop those whose actions are causing the destruction of the planet? Being that they can't stop themselves, i.e. destruction, pollution, consumption being a way of life for them and they WON'T change, should i fight or wait for the inevitable?
An ex-slave of a slave trader, he knew the wickedness of slavery and that man was not meant to slave for man. It got to the point where Vesey couldn't bear to have a white person in his presence. He was very outspoken with his hatred for YT. When slaves bowed to YT in the street, he would rebuke them. When the slaves replied, "But we're slaves," Vesey would reply, "You deserve to be slaves." An infamous quote of Vesey was when he said, "We are free, but the white people here won't let us be so; and the only way is to raise up and fight the whites." One of his plans was to takeover of arsenals, guardhouses, powder magazines and naval stores in Charleston, South Carolina, but, he too, was betrayed by a house negro. Vesey and 5 of his aides were hanged on July 2, 1822.