Black man’s mentality WOW see this very touching poetry

 

This is the black man’s mentality where we are free but we have no rights, the nation is wealthy but the citizens are dying of poverty, the leaders keep embezzling all the funds leaving the masses to hunger and penury. This is the black man’s mentality where democracy is selling your vote for a bag of rice.

This is the black man’s mentality where most of the students go to school to come out with good grades, so they can find a good job, nothing more, forget chasing dreams or finding purpose, just get a good job.

This is the black man’s mentality where it is an offence to think outside the BOX, where it is an offence to be different, where to dare the odds to do something great is unheard of, this is the black man’s mentality where mediocrity is celebrated.

This is the black man’s mentality where helping your neighbour is an offence because he might be better than you, where kind-hearted people are considered fools and good people are idiots. This is the black man’s mentality where you think that someone’s wealth makes you poor so try all your best to make your rich neighbour poor.

This is the black man’s mentality where everybody wants a share of the national cake, corruption is not an offence, getting caught is the offence. This is the black man’s mentality where people rebuke growth, are disgusted by consistency, fight against development and yet we say we want change. Are we Magicians?

This is the black man’s mentality where most pastors, Revs, Imams and our religious leaders don’t practice what they preach, where men of God don’t walk the walk, but they are very good at talking the talk.

This is the black man’s mentality where we need to ask ourselves what is wrong. Why all the greed, why all the hatred, what really happened to loving your neighbour as yourself.This is the black man’s politics where all the masses do is blame the government and during the next elections this same masses sell their votes for peanuts. Yet they expect this cheating politicians to serve them.

This is the black man’s way of schooling where education is purely theoretical because if it were practical most teachers and lecturers definitely cannot defend what they taught, therefore we keep churning out uncooked, half-baked graduates who are unable to offer anything reasonable to the society or to their-selves.

This is the black man’s way of thinking where we don’t appreciate ourselves, local content is fake, everything done at home is obsolete and absurd and everything imported from abroad that’s what we worship and admire because they are original

This is the black man’s mentality where a man lives in hunger, has no money to take care of himself, but his relations always remember to throw him a grand funeral ceremony where everybody eats to satisfaction and everyone drinks to stupor.

This is the black man’s society where the young boys dream is of becoming a yahoo boy and all the ladies think of is getting the latest phones, buying the best clothes through sleeping around with old men.

This is the black man’s mentality where we got our freedom from our colonial masters then we went back up to colonize our own blood, our fellow brothers, This is the black man’s mentality where we practice modern day slavery.

This is the black man’s mentality where we make things difficult for ourselves, rain curses for ourselves and the next door neighbour, This is the black man’s mentality where Government policies don’t favour the citizens, yet we keep asking why things are so hard.

This is the black man’s situation where we are definitely confused, truly lost, in need of direction, in a great state of haphazardness, yet most of our leaders are blind and instead of sailing the ship they are sleeping the sleep.

This is the black man’s mentality where we need to take a big break and think.

This is the black man’s situation here need to ask ourselves WHAT IS WRONG, WHAT IS THE WAY FORWARD, WHERE DOES THE FUTURE LEAD, WHAT HOPE LIES FOR OUR CHILDREN ALIVE AND UNBORN.

Share if you think this is true and real and someone else needs to read this, so we can have a turnaround in our ways and please do drop your views comment box

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