HipHop Since 93 said:
I understand what you saying but the Jim Crow laws were made how long ago? Get over that sh*t and do something with yourself. They learned to read 100 years earlier, but you can read now so that dont even matter. Other cultures that have been through as much as we have are being successful. Blacks are left behind because they dont try to catch up to everyone else.
You said that you're a first generation African Columbian right? Well last time I checked, the blacks in Columbian had the poorest living conditions in all of Columbia. When you say blacks, you really need to be speaking on people of African descent all over the world, and not just trying to single out American blacks.
You can go anywhere in the western hemisphere and show me a large Arican descendent population/descendents of slaves, and the current conditions are similar. You were an exception out of Columbian blacks. Your people are just as fu*ked up as African Americans. There are many African Americans in the United States that have been successful just like you so I don't understand your point. In a capitalistic society, and all the historical wrongs that affect us today, and current unjust systems in place, it's impossible for every single black person to be successful.
You don't even truly understand African Americans. Go tell this to your Columbian brothas stuck in poverty. You made it to America right? Well tell all the black Columbians to make it here too. See my point?