All of your shows regarding steps for good game; jokers gotta put them all together. If a cat just getting up on you, and only listens to this? They might fall!!! This is advanced macking....they're not ready lol...
"Get off my mommy!" LOL
That ending segment was great.
Dam,I am off topic,can't stop thinking of ZImmerman
Not really. I respect and need all of these podcasts, but we must also be aware of the evil that demonic white supremacists commit
I feel you on that. I think about that coward dying often.
Great show, Tariq....lol
All the Memphis people needed to go to St Louis anyway! Just like Kansas City. Plus Lindbergh is one of the main streets there, I just drive 55 to Lindbergh, get off and drive until I get to where I need to be. They know where Ladue is! Its the whitest neighborhood in St Louis! I feel like Memphis didn't represent ENOUGH for when Jasons Black's 7AM showed here. I don't want Tariq to come down here and these complacent house negroes leave him hanging.
Props to St Louis! I took off Thursday and was going to drive up, but saw the movie was sold out! Went to work and now my off day is today and I got a four day weekend for family
Lol, not my community, but maybe that negus was just gay. Tariq states he doesn't have a problem with it but he clearly does. I doubt he'd want TJ coming out gay. I mean, I guess he needs to be P.C. as to not isolate some fans.
I like the rules, but they seemed a bit too extreme. I think there's a difference between complimenting a dude you don't know on the street, that could be suspect, versus a close friend or family member.
Example: Remember that scene from boyz in the hood when Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) tells doughboy (Ice Cube) that he got big and doughboy tells him "All there was to do in the pen was work out and eat".
and that was it.
Doughboy didn't get all defensive and the scene didn't even sound homo at all.
Yeah, On one hand, I attribute Tariq's time in jail as the reason for some of his comments about gays. That brother does protest a bit much.
I don't give a hoot about that community, either way, but he does go on a bit long whenever some moisture seeps onto his phone line.
On the other hand, I do get the hostility to that moist energy because you cannot build a nation on weak men. I can tell a black man who has been raised by a single mother because those tend to be the most emotional brothers. One minute, they are angry. Next minute they are crying. Having a strong father in the house or just a group of tough men around you in general dissipates that excess energy that translates into moistness.A lot of these white gays who grew up in stable 2 family households act as straight as anyone else on the surface. There are a few famous gays in Silicon Valley. You would never know. So how come so many brothers are publicly flaming?
I don't think Tariq is homophobic. Point blank I think that term homophobe is overused. To be a homophobe, you have to deny basic rights such as housing, employment, education etc. based on sexual orientation. Last I checked, white people were passing those laws. Homosexuals try to equalize homophobia and racism when black people never had a closet.
Black people might have an opinion but that is all we can do with respect to someone's lifestyle. Systematically, we are powerless.
So yeah, I do tune out past a certain point but I get the overarching problem of brothers who are raised exclusively by their mothers and inherit that feminine energy. When I was in high school, I had a summer job working in a pre-kindergarten school. I could tell which of those young boys were being raised by their mothers, with no father in sight. It was scary man. Who can lead boys like that to war? Who will follow them, all giggly and ish?
I had a chance to meet one of my idols a while back. I shook that man's hand, told him to keep up the good work and kept it pushing. Nothing about that nervousness, infatuation. Some of these callers sound like male groupies. I can see how Tariq would start to get nervous dealing with all of that. Some fool with the cell phone and one hand and a bottle of Jergens in the other. It is real bro.
No homo on this entire post. Hahaha
Great Post Hors. Where did you learn to write so clearly and articulate your thoughts Rule #4...LOL No homo.
I agree there is a difference and Tariq is 1 clowning around, but he is speaking more to the energy then the people in question. At a point you do tune it out, but the issue of single women raising men shows in the community. You see guys very unstable and a danger not only to themselves but the women they are involved in and the community as a whole. Dudes taking things personally fighting and killing people over trivial shit...Boondocks Nigga Sheeeeeeeiiiiiittttt!!!
Agreed with the 2nd point as well. The gay community has been riding on the backs of the civil rights movement and getting paid very well in the process. I see healthy neighborhood, and districts, and political power. They got their rights at the Supreme Court when the same time blacks lost hard earned voter protection rights. I didn't see too many gay organizations speaking out about that or protesting in the street or bringing up the issue up at the gay parades.
Lot of work needs to be done and a bottle of Jergens wont cut it.
Much respect brother. Man, I grew up in an environment and currently work in a field that requires brevity: Make a strong point and do it quickly. People don't have the patience to listen to a giggly, fidgety Black man.
Black people are under constant siege and risk being a permanent underclass. We don't need unity but we do need to agree on the one point of defending ourselves. Right now, the white gays are winning the civil rights Olympics, mostly on the back of the Black Civil Rights movement. Every strong society requires male leadership.
Somehow white gays have removed the flamboyance from their public image. We need to project an image of strength backed up by an economic base. Swishing and sashaying ain't going to cut it.
Yes, the phrase homophobic was a bit of a misnomer on my part... Gays need to STOP equating their struggle with ours... Hell, every group needs to stop. Vegans, animal lovers, transgenders, etc.
I can see why Tariq would be adverse to it. One problem is that it creates a disconnect in the black community. We have all of these pro-blacks, especially women... Who are anti-Hotep!
It took me a while to figure out what they see as a hotep, but I've discovered that they say that to anyone who is not pro-gay, or is not a feminist... So I often hear them say that about Umar Johnson, Tariq, etc. I don't like it because it is a bit of a gender war within the community... we don't have time for all that.
Yes, the single mother dynamic can lead black men to be soft, or it can push them in the other direction to overcompensate with hyper-masculinity as well.
@ Ron... you never tell a black man he is articulate! Lol, j/p, I agree.
@Hors... Man, every group that took a ride on our coat tails somehow reached the destination before (and without) us.
I think most of white society is pro-gay at this point, at least they aren't vocal with anti-gay sentiments anymore (like they were in the 80s + 90s).
And in terms of progress of white women? Fugget about it... They're the most privileged/ protected group.
Yeah, I am not blaming single mothers for the ills of the black community. Scientists will tell you that nothing happens in a vacuum. So the single mothers in the black community came from a state system that hunted, persecuted, imprisoned and executed the males. Even when a mother is trying to get her kids through the system, the system still targets them for destruction.
Look at that case in the Cincinnati zoo. The police are looking at pressing charges at the black parents. I wonder how those kids will be better off with their parents in the penal system, either serving time or paying fine. But I digress.
We can't escape the pattern, you need a father and a mother to balance out those energies. We have seen what happens when the father is absent. The Black family has no protection. It is wide open. A Black men need to be really careful about fathering children. We need to protect them and provide for them.
The thing about gays, is that the white ones can still partake of white supremacy. I read of some white politician, who was staunchly homophobic, until one of his son's came flaming out of that closet, like Johnny Storm from the Fantastic Four. Gays superseded blacks easily because they are white and can reach out to white family for support. How are you going to condemn your own white family? And white gays put a lot of effort into showing themselves as being as mainstream as anyone else.
Black people are portrayed as animals no matter what we do.
So yeah, I am cool on campaigning for the struggles of others.
I also think a mom and dad in the house is very important. Obviously one can raise a good child without one, millions do, but this is the ideal setting IMO.
White liberals are looking to eradicate ANYTHING normative... Family structures, gender roles, etc. etc...
However, they can AFFORD to do all that. Like you said, they always have whiteness to fall back on. Black people do not. Without structure we will fall in a deeper pit than we are already in.
A fatherless white child with an entire system built around his needs is nowhere near comparable to a fatherless black child.
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