Counter-Racism Economic Stop #3: STOP Committing Black Economic Violence – Part 2

Racism Is White Supremacy

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On Economic Violence

By Joe Madison

Part Two

A further examination of tastes, interests and values reveal that once you adopt or are coerced into perpetuating the tastes, interests and values of another group of people you will not only be committing economic violence against yourself but you will be committing violence against your health.

Example 1:  In Hawaii,  over 50 percent of native adults 40 years old or more were diagnosed with diabetes. The Hawaiians are a Polynesian people who have for centuries flourished on a local diet of vegetables and fruits from their land.

After the U.S. invasion and displacement of the Hawaiian Queen Liliuokalani, the tastes, values and interests of native Hawaiians were changed to the tastes of white people. Hawaiians began eating hamburgers, pizza, etc. and became zombies of American fast food-ism and forgot about their traditional foods.

Something interesting happened:  Disease in the form of diabetes. Diabetes was never a problem for…

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~ by Mbeti on December 28, 2013.

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