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Reply to "Black Nationalism 2006"

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Originally posted by HonestBrother:
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Originally posted by MBM:
In your opinion, is the idea . . . "outmoded" (in practical terms) in 2006? Also, is there any conceptual tension, in your opinion, between nationalism and Pan Africanism?


IMO, black nationalism (as it has existed to date) is a reactionary child born of American soil... It is provincial... miasmic... and as outmoded as the jheri curl... Pan Africanism is a truly international blossoming of the desire for Black self-determination...

I agree in part. Black nationalism COULD BE a PROACTIVE response to white supremacy if done correctly. I am not ready to throw away Black nationalism in amerikkka because its potential for liberation and empowerment is far greater than voting in a national election every four years.
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