If anyone of my brothers and sisters are interested in computer programming, please look for "African Americans and Computer Science" on Google Plus. And if you know any brothers and sisters in the field, college students or does it as a hobby, please refer them to the group and request to enter.
I created the page as a portal for African Americans (and other brothers of African descent) to come together with the long term goal of helping, promoting and building our own technological infrastructure and community much like that Silicon Valley Country Club.
As a student of Computer Science, being often the only brother in a predominately all White class was not an easy, because by default, I was always considered to be the less intelligent based on the color of my skin, until they learned the hard way that I knew more about the subject than themselves. So invite you to come, ask questions post articles of interests on the matters. With technology moving in the direction it's going, there is a lot to be done and we don't want to be left behind! This is our chance to get back to building businesses for ourselves on a modern level.
P.S. To all those that think programming is hard, IT IS A MYTH TO KEEP YOU OUT OF THE FIELD. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A MATHEMATICAL GENIUS. I tell those interested in programming this: Talk your way out of the your home in as many steps as possible. If you can do that, you can program.
I am telling you, information technology and computer science are the best fields for blacks to enter because you can make a lot of money with brain power and whatever you can afford at Best Buy. Technology is more important than money because the geeks who run IT on Wall Street determine if and when the money gets moved. Technology provides anonymity so you don't need a white power structure to make profits. Network is ubiquitous in 1st world nations and you can get great wireless access in developing nations. Sports and Rap music are all that are marketed to black people because those industries are dominated by a white power structure. Coding and search engines are available to everyone, by design.
No doubt. This is why we need to tap into today's youth and open their mind up. The future is in technology and it would be great if more brothers and sisters would start up their own chapters in their own cities to help educate and get these kids today into this industry. The public school system can't be depended upon, so we need to take the reigns and bring back Black business ownership. On top of that, we don't need a head honcho behind the movement. We just all need to be on the same page driving for a common goal.
Y'know... we should make a group like "Black Anonymous" to challenge white supremacy.
No one can stop anonymous... like flex said, the internet is the great equalizer.
Technology is THE great equalizer. For the benefits it brings, the costs actually go down with time. The computer will work for you just as well as for a white man. The computer power available to a low income black person(via a library or a donation) is not that much different from that available to the richest person, in practical terms. Yeah, you have supercomputers but only a small set of people need access to that much power. Look at how Indians and Chinese were able to keep the Western powers sweating: Information Technology. Chinese hackers are the biggest threat to America because they can attack and cause havoc without ever showing their hands. Meanwhile we have so many moist homies Twitter and Facebook beefing, dry snitching. Taking selfies, etc... just wasting a resource. Camera technology is such that every brother should have one ready to train on the police state. Brothers should be recording every injustice and uploading it. That is one way to fight the system because exposure slowly kills it. Back in the day, local and national networks could have collectively refused to show the Rodney King video, nowadays that is impossible. Police will have to be on their Ps and Qs if enough black men knew how to work a camera.
Cheap cameras, cheap Internet and cheap computers. If black people, specifically black men just started using those tools productively, there would be no defense against our efforts.
Short but sweet and very motivational. I had to listen twice...Lol at that tour bus, flex you had me rollin.
I was gonna say the same thing about the bus backing up. You beat me to it. The show was good but that was the best part. That whole sequence (in the 11m30s-12m35s area) was funny as hell mainly because it was off the cuff and random. I didn't even notice the noise till he pointed it out because they're doing work on my street right now and I thought it was from outside...That aside thanks for the background on Wally Amos' cookie companies. I knew Famous Amos was a founded by a brother but I didn't know he was no longer involved. I'm happy he got back in the game though with Uncle Wally's Muffins and The Cookie Kahuna and is going strong. I don't really eat sweets but if either brand were available around here (MA) I'd definitely cop a few just as contribution to Mr. Amos.
Black people are going to have to wake the fuck up and smell the coffee because we are shut out all across the board and black folks keep cooning and playing games and not taking white supremacy serious:: I guess its going to take some more killings or lynchings for something to happen
Tariq as always is on point. I was listening to an interview with Melvin Van Peeples and he was saying how no one would partner with him because they didn't expect him to succeed. He got a loan from Bill Cosby to help make Sweetback Badaaaass Song and the rest is history. We do need to assist each other but unfortunately we don't as much as we should.
That was great on all points. Halle Berry had to get served financially by a white man for people to understand she had internal issues that were unrelated to black men. I encourage all black women who think that black men are their real problems to just date white men. Then when they mess that up *too*, they will have to remain silent on the brothers. Many black women hype up white men more than the whitest white woman.
It is hilarious that the media just ignores the extreme right-wing, neo-nazi tendencies of mass shooters. Most of the recent ones spoke openly of race and prejudice.
I would like to introduce my personal definition of "the new nigger" aka "nigger." A nigger is a melanated person who has a very poor understanding of the most updated definition of white supremacy" if you have a very poor understanding, you are at the highest risk of acting out behaviors in a way that are most likely to paint you as a nigger by the dominant society.
Claiming part Cherokee is one of many ways some whites absolve themselves of white guilt.
Some black people need to stop acting like an uncle tom for white people and other minorities that come here from other countries. For example, some African Americans believe all the ignorant comments that some Hispanic people make about Jamaicans, Haitians, and other Caribbean countries that is predominately black.
Some African Americans don't believe these people are black.
Well, these people are black. There ancestry comes from Africa. If you ever wondered why they sound different when they speak English, it's because of the tribe they derive from. Also, the reason why the creole language was created is because they lost there native language from the tribes they derive from in Africa. So, most of the ignorant comments African Americans believe that come from some of the Hispanic people is racial supremacy. Because some of those people were taught racial supremacy by people within there community. I'm not racist towards all whites and other minorities of different races, I'm just truthfully speaking.
You can research what I'm about to say, if you don't believe me. Some of the first black slaves to arrive in the USA was traded to the Caribbean. We come from each other. So, some of us African Americans need to stop expressing hatred towards Caribbean people.
Black people we don't have to submit to have success. Those who submit won't have the type of success they want . Why? because of supremacy. African Americans, black Caribbean people, and black people from Africa, we need to have a better relationship as a race, and put cultural differences aside. We need to do business with each to have the best type of success. That will strengthen the black community here in America, and other black countries.
Black women who down talk black men, and date men from other races have issues within themselves. Their never going to have the type of relationship they want until they fix the issues they have within themselves. 9 times out of 10 these women been in relationships that was not fit for them. So black women who relate to what I'm saying, fix the issues you have within yourself. Otherwise, stop complaining cause you ain't SHIT!!!
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