quote:Originally posted by HonestBrother:
This is a little off topic but related. Has anyone noticed that black people seem quick to distance themselves from almost * anything * we've done in the past (not just religion) and are just as quick to embrace novelties thrown at us by the dominant culture?
That hit's to the core of my point on this thread... BTW I like your contributions to the forum. Honest Brother you are!
quote:I notice this especially with music. If you want to talk to someone who really knows Jazz or the Blues that usually means talking to somebody who is white.
Don't even get me started about who is at most of the Reaggae and Continental African musical concerts I go to...
Besides the Carribean and continental born Africans of course...Those of us born in the states are beyond low in attendence!
It's a damn shame!