Don't believe people who say they are colour blind.
My take is if you don't see colour, it means you are not seeing me. Period. I am black and proud. I grew up in England since late 70s when racism was much more overt
back then. I wasn't even prepared for what I later learned was racism-strange word that manifested itself in 80s London Riots.
I detest racism, I don't play race card, don't pay attention to it- my confidence is my weapon to fight back
any aggressor. Same self confidence had seen me through very bad people in my past and present life. People worse than racists will inflict pain without an iota of conscience. I have always had my emotional arsenal when I give people an inch, I ensure I guard
the mile. As humans, love, kindness, grace are easily said than showed. Hatred breeds evil against individuals, or largely against tribes and nations. Where is the love?
I might think differently, urge my black people to look inward, deal with tribalism FIRST! before accusing others
of racism. Black On Black issue is prevalent in Nigeria present political climate. To those pro- Black Lives Matters, and others reading this post, while you advocate for BLM, pay attention too to tribalism staring in your face daily in Nigeria. Again,
while we have legitimacy over our country, our rights etcs Black Lives Matter has been misunderstood in certain quarters. I will explain that later.
We have witnessed North vs South tribal attacks, killings so rampant yet these same people are on social media wailing
Black Lives Matter! Why don't we apply same zeal fight against tribalism? Come together in unison condemn it. Political hatred so destructive many have lost their lives in Nigeria. The similarity in fight for human rights abuse couldn't be more obvious
as Black Lives Matter. Every life Matters. Every tribe counts. Every nation matters. Every person is precious. Every colour matters. A review I did about BLM drew unwelcome criticism from two Naija guys. One got his knickers too twisted he insulted me.
His pants on
fire, the jerk attacked me called me a racist!! over BLM said I support killings of black people. I blocked him instantly. You don't argue with a dimwit! I won't say mention his tribe in Nigeria but I pray he reincarnates in war-torn Boko
Haram reign expose him to the carnage of tribalism.
As if such foolishiness wasn't bad enough, I came across George Floyd's 'RE-BURIAL' in Imo state via Whatsapp viral video. He was re-named George Obinna Floyd, a funeral
service held in honour of him in Mbaise, Imo state. Honestly, I give up!