Thursday, October 19, 2017

Weaponize Our Dollars?

A friend on Social Media posted this question to Black people:

Here are my thoughts to his query:

First, we have to grow in ourselves a mindset for war, winning, healing, building and expanding our territory whether others like it (or us) or not! Most don't even know that we are at war, and another huge percentage think that it's ONLY about the dollar. 

Our dollars will serve our mission of self-determination - which includes removing people from power over us, building for and healing our own - only if that's our mission. If our dollars are not doing that, it means that's not our prevailing mission.

Our dollars will have no more sense than we have.

They will go where our deepest desires go. If that's to get in where we fit in, to ape oppressor values, earn oppressor approval, oppressor acceptance, etc., then our dollars will go there and become weapons against anyone who tries to stop us from achieving that mission. 

In truth, our dollars are already weaponized - against us. 

Whatever you may think about the Hon. Elijah Muhammad, he knew that if you weaponize the mind, the dollars will follow.

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