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  1. Also add on the fact that plenty of Black people in Black communities don’t agree with all the words of Louis Farrakhan. But, to quote Malcolm X:

    ” it’s time for us to submerge our differences and realize that it is best for us to first see that we have the same problem, a common problem, a problem that will make you catch hell whether you’re a Baptist, or a Methodist, or a Muslim, or a nationalist. Whether you’re educated or illiterate, whether you live on the boulevard or in the alley, you’re going to catch hell just like I am. We’re all in the same boat and we all are going to catch the same hell from the same man. He just happens to be a white man. All of us have suffered here, in this country, political oppression at the hands of the white man, economic exploitation at the hands of the white man, and social degradation at the hands of the white man.”

    Black Christians, Black Muslims, and Black athiests usually will put aside their ideological differences for any action that will positively benefit the welfare of a Black neighborhood. I’ve witnessed it many times.

    I don’t agree with all of Farrakhan’s viewpoints, but as someone who seeks to build economic prosperity in Black neighborhoods, we can have a lot to agree on.

  2. “Also add on the fact that plenty of Black people in Black communities don’t agree with all the words of Louis Farrakhan.”

    That’s another thing that a lot of whites get wrong in that they assume all blacks think alike. For instance, a lot of liberal-left whites are often shocked to find out there are actual black conservatives, and often react with visceral hostility. There are as many different opinions on controversial topics in black communities as there are anywhere else.

    “Black Christians, Black Muslims, and Black athiests usually will put aside their ideological differences for any action that will positively benefit the welfare of a Black neighborhood. I’ve witnessed it many times.

    I don’t agree with all of Farrakhan’s viewpoints, but as someone who seeks to build economic prosperity in Black neighborhoods, we can have a lot to agree on.”

    Well, I’m a white atheist and I too want to see economic prosperity in black neighborhoods. Economic stagnation in any community doesn’t help the wider society in the least.

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