This post could be titled Back to the Future; however, the situations at hand are much more critical than the whimsical 1985 science fiction comedy starring Michael J. Fox. In fact, there is absolutely nothing comedic or funny at all about the above three videos. The photo below taken in the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial clearly expresses that in the Jewish culture the capturing and enslaving of their people will never happen again; yet, from the videos above, one could surmise that for Africans, African-Americans and perhaps other darker skinned people, enslavement could indeed happen again in one form or another.
For many, as we see with Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clipper and Robert Copeland, a New Hampshire police commissioner; their views have not changed since their youth in the early 1930's and 1940's. The recent revealing of their commentary whether overt or covert, apologetic or unapologetic clearly tells us how they really feel on the inside and there are many more just like Sterling and Copeland.
Then we have the nearly 300 Nigerian girls who were abducted by the extremist group Boko Haram while taking exams at a school in Borno's north-eastern village of Chibok on April 14, 2014. The abductors were the same color as the girls. The fact that their abductors looked like them is metaphorical to the plight of too many African Americans here in the United States who are enslaving themselves by refusing to get their education, displaying their underwear (sagging), and killing each other. I have a T-Shirt from the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Maryland that reads "Now We Lynch Ourselves," which speaks to the atrocities in Nigeria and here in the U.S.concerning African Americans and Africans.
All of this for me indicates some very dangerous trends. It bespeaks for me that we are indeed moving backwards and the possibility of some type of enslavement is indeed achievable for those who are looking for the opportunity to enslave. While I don't foresee the slavery being as it was when the first African slaves were brought to Jamestown, Virginia in 1619 to aid in the building of the country; there will be some sort of slavery for those who are not prepared again. Look at the trends....... the very dangerous trends. Something to critically think about and as always I invite you to join me live on Saturday mornings at 6 a.m. ET on gobrave.org for The Reading Circle and to follow me on Twitter @thinkcritical01.