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What Can Black American Do To Help Nigeria/nigerians?

What can Black Americans do to help Nigeria, Nigerians both at home and in the Diasporia?

Lets face it. As a people we do not get along. (for whatever reason, REAL AND UNREAL). However, we DO share a common bond - Black Skin.

Try to keep out the Black American v. Nigerian theme or even the Nigerian v. Nigerian theme.

More importantly, as people of color "WE ALL WE GOT"

Understand this, Black Americans are NOT selfish people. Maybe misguided - via Western Media - but selfish as a whole we are not.

That being said, what can Black Americans do to help Nigeria and Nigerians?

What says you?

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I agree. Yet, don't get it twisted - It was Western Media (white people) that portrayed Africans as backwards, running through the jungle Unclad, disease infested, etc.

This made AA grateful they weren't in Africa.

Educated Africans - on the other hand - looked down on certain African Americans as being lazy, welfare receipients and crimminals.

So you see WE HAVE portrayal issues.

AA look at the bad in Africans and Africans look down at the poor black in America.

Keep in mind America have only 39M AA. and Africa have 750Million Africans.

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Personally, I see African Americans getting along with Kenyans, South Africans, Ghanians and other Nations that are ACTIVELY seeking to invite us to the boosum of their country.

Countries that don't - gets no love from African Americans.

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Open up to Africans without being condensending. It's hard because most African Americans due to the years of racism and negative press do not want be associated with the inferiority label often attached to Africans. A lot of AA are smart and fun to be with, but their voice is often drowned by the majority ignorant. The situation is better illustrated by a remark made by Chris Rock to a white audience where he said that despite his status and wealth, an average white guy will most likely decline to switch position with him. But rather ride out the white thing. Those ignorant AA despise African immigrants, simply because they find ways to succeed in a racist environment rather than settle and complain.

AA must embrace Africans to restore meaning to their existence. The problem is that there not enough AA with the capacity to do so.

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gimme a break pls. What black president are u fighting for? That Obama has gotten this far is thanks to the white votes he has recieved so far. If all whites voted for Clinton and all blacks voted for Obama (like you have shamelessly done) she would have wrapped up the nomination since February 5.

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Do what for una? wetin dey fit do for Nigeria eh, dey can't withstand our mentality, na we go show dem 'I too know'.

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Almondjoy

Where did you get the IDEA that Black American are in a sinking boat?

We have NEVER been in a sinking boat.

Even During slavery.

It sound like YOUR MIND have given up.

If your spirit is dying, reach out.

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****crickets*********

Thanks, if ya'll don't "give no Bleep"  why should we?

BTW:  we fought for ours and are now fighting for a Black President (in a white racist land).

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