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Instagram photo by iyzohe.tatumIt's funny ...👉🏿😐👈🏿 (In a "not funny " kinda way , how .. #Removed we are from our culture. Now :we were made to #Be this way ,but the result is...scary ,at times . Today ,I wore this #Dashiki and took some people by surprise . Most notably ,was one of our guests that frequents our shop. He saw me and said," I thought you were from #NewYork ...🤔🙃 You look like you from AFRICA ,NOW!!":👉🏿Him 🤣🤣🤣👈🏿 /👉🏿Me😐😐😐😐👈🏿 What did this...🤔compliment /joke mean??? Well... First : it meant that NOBODY really RECOGNIZES us as ..."being FROM Africa" ,until we are DRESSED how THEY #THINK Africans DRESS;it is only THEN that they reconnect 👉🏿ME👈🏿 to MY place of origin ,having already DISCONNECTED me without my consent ,or knowledge !!🤔 Secondly :it means that HE and many OTHERS are currently #UnAWARE of the #African #Influence ALL AROUND them ,constantly . And ,lastly : it means that ... #America is SO ACCUSTOMED to seeing US BEING something ELSE ,that when they see us trying to be ourSELVES ,it looks confusing to them ... like ... 🤔They have come to know the #Americanized #Negro to be the REAL negro ,and the actual REAL #BlackMan to be an imposter of sorts ... Like...they've been tricked into thinking that #Up ⬆️ is #Down ⬇️ ,and so have we ... #FoodForThought YouDoTheDishes #Consciousness #Overstanding #Thought #Humanity #Barber #NewYorker #NewYorkStateOfMind #Culture #Refinement #Introduction #Blackness #BlackThought #DarkMatter #Awareness #Recovery
Instagram photo by thenewyorksideofcaliforniaIt's funny ...👉🏿😐👈🏿 (In a "not funny " kinda way , how .. #Removed we are from our culture. Now :we were made to #Be this way ,but the result is...scary ,at times . Today ,I wore this #Dashiki and took some people by surprise . Most notably ,was one of our guests that frequents our shop. He saw me and said," I thought you were from #NewYork ...🤔🙃 You look like you from AFRICA ,NOW!!":👉🏿Him 🤣🤣🤣👈🏿 /👉🏿Me😐😐😐😐👈🏿 What did this...🤔compliment /joke mean??? Well... First : it meant that NOBODY really RECOGNIZES us as ..."being FROM Africa" ,until we are DRESSED how THEY #THINK Africans DRESS;it is only THEN that they reconnect 👉🏿ME👈🏿 to MY place of origin ,having already DISCONNECTED me without my consent ,or knowledge !!🤔 Secondly :it means that HE and many OTHERS are currently #UnAWARE of the #African #Influence ALL AROUND them ,constantly . And ,lastly : it means that ... #America is SO ACCUSTOMED to seeing US BEING something ELSE ,that when they see us trying to be ourSELVES ,it looks confusing to them ... like ... 🤔They have come to know the #Americanized #Negro to be the REAL negro ,and the actual REAL #BlackMan to be an imposter of sorts ... Like...they've been tricked into thinking that #Up ⬆️ is #Down ⬇️ ,and so have we ... #FoodForThought YouDoTheDishes #Consciousness #Overstanding #Thought #Humanity #Barber #NewYorker #NewYorkStateOfMind #Culture #Refinement #Introduction #Blackness #BlackThought #DarkMatter #Awareness #Recovery

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