A paper mocking the ideas of Afrocentricity (Black Supremacy).

Essay by E. W. KennedyUniversity, Bachelor'sA, October 1995

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Black Supremacy

Throughout history, white anglo-saxons have been notorious for mistreating all races

other than it's own. Malcolm X felt 'the white man had been actually nothing but a piratical

opportunist who used Faustian machinations to make his own Christianity his initial wedge in

criminal conquests'(563). The earth is burdened by the white man! That is the true meaning of

what Malcolm X is stating; the words Faustian machinations, meaning evil plotting, implies the

whole white population is out for the blood of other races. Many members of the black race are

adopting the idea of Afrocentricity; some call it black pride, I call it black supremacy.

Afrocentricists are supporting their ideas with religion and the need for liberation.

The liberation of the black man is needed! Molefi Asante describes 'the Afrocentric

awareness [as] the total commitment to African liberation anywhere any everywhere by a

consistent determined effort to repair any psychic, economic, physical, or cultural damage done

to Africans'(50).

Liberation from what...the white race? Molefi's statement is completely

ludicrous; the first copy of his book with this statement was printed in 1988, in my opinion

blacks were fairly liberated in 1988. Now the second part of his statement, repair what damage?

Any psychic damage which has been thrust upon the black race has not occurred for quite some

time: slavery...not in my lifetime nor separate bathrooms were in my lifetime. And I am not

about to feel sorry about what happened before my time. Economic damage is not the white

man's fault either. In this day anyone can do whatever he/she likes. The truth to the economic

matter is that many of the 'oppressed' races feel they now deserve a free ride. Absolutely no

physical damage has occurred in my lifetime. As for as cultural damage, cultures evolve, they...