Goddess morning Royals. First, give praise and worship to the all High.
School Scenario: Two Black Guys – One is Dark-skinned and stays to himself. The other Light-skinned and always with a group of followers not of color.
Dark skinned brother enters a room – Good morning everyone
Light skinned brother – And who you supposed to be?
Dark skinned brother – I’m a brother like you’re a brother, trying to make it in a dream, where everyone seems to want me to fail. Who you want me to be?
Light skinned brother – Who you talking to?
Dark skinned brother – Oh, it’s not a debate my brother. It’s just, I want you to understand I come from almost the same places you came from. Just because I speak properly doesn’t mean I wasn’t raised in the hood. It just means I was raised by people who cared how I pronounce and announce word and how I sound. That’s about it! My color is the same as yours. No, it’s not about color and no it’s not a race war, but a little something more! Something that we should be doing, we should be Uniting instead of Fighting! We should be wanting more for each other. I’m here just like you are here, to get an Education. To walk through those doors, just like you walk through those doors. I’m trying to better myself and make a way for my people, my young one, my children, the generation coming up behind me. No, I’m not trying to display you, nor diss you. I’m not even trying to displace you. All I’m trying to say we are in the same place. That mean that your grades are just as good as mine grades. Don’t down play me because I am here to fulfill a dream and you’re here to make a scene. I’m not about that, I’m about another thing. I’m about trying to help the next, you down here try to break a neck. Oh, My God, I feel my pressure getting high but why? Because, I don’t feel like I should be the one that’s about to die. I didn’t do anything to you. Aren’t you tired of seeing that? The same thing on TV. Every time you turn around you see black killing black; I know that sounds whack. But in reality, that’s what you are threatening me about. How you going to take my life? Yet in still you sit up here worried about the next white man and his life. You are trying to be better than me. I’m trying to be better than everybody. Oh, not saying just you. I’m trying to be better than him, him, and him. I’m not trying to be that person that is sitting over here in the corner singing my “should’ve,” “could’ve,” “would’ve”. I’m not trying to blame “society” for my down falls. I’m not even trying to blame my parents for not being able to take care of me properly, but someone loved me because I am here. Someone loved you because you here. I don’t care if you fought the fight and loved yourself enough to get here. I fought the fight and someone else loved me enough to get me here. All that really matter is that we are here! So, this way we can better ourselves. Yeah, I know you want to be the tough man on campus. I’m not even going to debate it. Just because I am another brother on campus doesn’t mean I am here to be better than you in the fight race, I’m here to be better than everyone in the educational race. That’s it! My mindset and your mindset could be on the same page. Just because my grades are higher than yours doesn’t mean I can’t get you up on that level. Why I can’t pull my brother up, because that’s my whole means, the whole reason I am here, is to help better my society. Help better my people. I’m not here to kill nobody, not here to degrade nobody. I’m only here to help me. That’s what my loved ones sent me here for. I’m saying you don’t have none, I’m not say no one cares. That’s not what I am trying to say, so don’t read into this the wrong way. I need you to understand. I’m just here trying to be a man, the same reason you are here. I’m not here to show nobody, nor raise nobody’s hopes pass where they are. I’m not here to even the score. Naw, that’s not what I am here for. I am here to better me, because that’s who I know. The only person I know. I don’t know you, but Hi! I would like to introduce myself. I’m your brother from another mother. My name is “Love,” that’s me. Oh, you don’t want to shake my hand? That’s fine! Still makes you a man. It didn’t make you less than, just because you didn’t want to do one thing, introduce yourself to me. See I already know who you are! I always know who everyone is, everywhere I go. I make it my business to know who’s around me. I need to know what kind of danger my life is in, whether they are of color or not, because no one can be trusted. You are proving that to me right now. Our colors are the same. You match me perfectly. Don’t even know if you are related to me. All I know is every black is not black and every white is not white, every green is not green and every blue is not blue. Some are off white, eggshell white, cream but not all white, just representative of white. Some is midnight black, blue black, black but once again just a representative of black. Some are greenish blue, and representative of green and blue. Some browns are tan, khaki, beige and cocoa. So, every color isn’t the same color and every heart isn’t the same heart. Just like every person of color isn’t the same person of color. So, what I need you to do is understand this, is that I am here to run the race and nothing more. So, allow me to run the race and make it to where I am going, and I’ll stay out of your lane. By the way my brother, you have a great day! PEACE
As he tried to keep their attention from the fear that is building in his heart and showing in his sweat. Then taking his exit before allowing any of them a word or a chance to react.
School Scenario 2: Same to brothers meet again.
Dark skinned brother – Damn here we go again! Didn’t I just run into you last week trying to do the same thing. Oh, do it not get tiring, do it not get tiresome? Sigh
Light skinned brother – Oh, wait a minute brother. It’s not even why I am here. Had time to think about what you said to me last week. Our encounter was kinda scary. Yeah, I thought I was gonna have to deal with you. Everybody was putting false things in head about you. But, now I’m here to extend my hand and introduce myself, be that man. I’m no longer the same brother from the last time. Our last encounter was something unbearable, but you spoke truth, you spoke reality. Now all I wanna do is extend my hand you like a fellow colleague. Now don’t get this wrong, I still have that I’m better than you attitude, because you instilled that in me. To be better than who I was, so now I aint even mad atcha. Now I just wanna do what you extend me to do, help me up, raise me up. Let’s be brothers on this campus of love. Let’s no long have this roar against our own kind. I just wanna be the man, the man I came here to be. The one that’s laying in the back of my mind. I want to bring him to the forefront, because I know I’m better than that. Naw, I don’t wanna smoke weed, I don’t wanna roll blunts. I’m not trying to stunt no more! What I’m trying to do is be better than before. Now, don’t get it misconstrued, I’m still a tough person and I still understand that I have those defaults! But they are no longer the parts that I’m trying to work from they are the parts I’m trying to work on. I’m here to do exactly what I struggle to get here to do. No, I’m not trying to be the big man on campus. I have plans! I have goals! Now that’s my focus. Yeah, I do understand that somebody loved me at one point in my life, that why I was birth. Somewhere along that line it got fucked up and now I’m here on this planet, called Earth to do my own thing. No, I’m not mad, at first, I was, anger build up inside. Didn’t know whether I was gonna have to kill or die, but now, I’m on another plane of existence to do the things I was here to do from the beginning. You know, work my magic, put my thought into plans. No longer into man of destruction, but into actions of deliverance. That’s why I am here, God have found me a new way so I’m gonna use that way. No longer will you have to worry about me being the shoulder that you have to look over, worried about whether or not I’m behind your back. Naw, right now I gotcha back. So, from this moment on, look at me as that brother, from the same or the other mother. Doesn’t really matter. You might be right our colors do match! We could be related, but that’s no longer a debate. All I’m worried about now is how far we gonna get together? How we gonna walk out this campus together as one Unity, Power? That’s where I’m at now. My heart has stop being sour and started being happy, because you ain’t the one that left me. That’s where that anger was at, deep down inside. I knew that I shouldn’t have done anything to anyone, but the anger had taken over. So, now my anger is in a better place! No longer is it covering me, no longer is it hovering over me, but now it’s right here in front of me, to do nothing but excuse me. Push it to the side and walk pass it. Get outta my way, now I’m seeing it from my rear-view. I ain’t afraid! I ain’t looking over my shoulder, no need for that. Now I am a better brother! LOVE
This may not be how it goes in the streets or in a real-life situation but this is how it should go.
Sending you all love all kisses. #GoddessLove