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Posted by Zesi, Sat Sep-02-00 05:13 AM
Telling people straight up "fix yourself" tends to get negative reactions. YOu have to help push people to WANT to change. It's easy to say, but if it were easy to do, I figure people woulda already DONE it. You make people feel as if they are powerful, that they can do what they want...build up in them that senseof "I can do this". Now, that's hard to do for someone who has learned that they can't do what they want. and that's just the reality of it. I don't think black people are any lazier than any other people in the world. But definitely damaged by the past. And it won't be simple to break through that. period.

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