As everyone very well knows by now, I detest political correctness and spin, and that’s my biggest problem with this Black in America piece. No one, not even a religious leader like T.D. Jakes, had the guts or the courage to discuss what the real problem is in the Black community; a complete absence of any sense of shame or morality! That’s right, that old fashioned word, MORALITY.
The common expression one most hears in the neighborhood now-a-days is “there’s no shame in my game”, which is precisely the problem, there is no shame in these people! What kind of person discusses on national television the most personal details of their sex life, like the eighteen year-old mother who goes to the doctor to get an AIDS test. Doesn’t she realize that the small child on her arm will grow up one day and watch this spectacle on tape. Of course she doesn’t, the girl has no shame whatsoever, because if she did she wouldn’t be sleeping around like she’s obviously been doing since an early age, especially with people she herself believes could infect her with HIV. I’m sorry (really I’m not) these people are bereft of anything even resembling a moral code.
Again, what kind a person allows a camera to document his own trifling behavior in not visiting his baby daughter or paying his child support? And what kind of women, like the daughter’s mother, moves from man to man to man making babies all along the way. I’ll tell you what kind; an immoral one who doesn’t really care about or respect herself. After her baby girl’s father ran out on her, she turned right back around and got pregnant with TWINS from another trifling Negro.
And what about the AIDS epidemic among “Black women”. It used to be that AIDS and HIV were talked about as a gay disease, now we are supposed to believe that Black Women are the problem! I’m not saying that there is no AIDS crisis in the Black community, only that the gutless, cowardly Black leaders (even the preachers) won’t go anywhere near discussing exactly HOW these Black women got the disease. No one can tell me that its all, or even mostly, intravenous drug use. We all know how it happens, but no one will dare say that its all those Black men released from prison who’ve engaged in HOMOSEXUAL SEX who infect these women. Its easy to point to BLACK WOMEN (however immoral some of their behavior may be) as the scourge because they’re the most powerless segment of American society. But start looking at the other end of the equation, those so-called “down low” switch-hitters- HOMOSEXUALS- and you’ve got serious political problems because the “gay” lobby is affluent and powerful in this country.
I know it sounds elitist to some, but unless we begin to inculcate a sense of morality and shame in depressed areas of the Black community, this appalling state of affairs will continue to be with us. Let’s just be honest here, the people are living an animal-like existence, uncivilized and uncouth. Is anyone going to tell me otherwise? There really is “no shame in their game”.
I’m calling for the reinstatement of the stigma on un-wed motherhood. Damn it, Its time for some righteous indignation and a show of outrage! What we’re seeing is down right disgusting. There must be a deep and profound sense of right and wrong returned to the community, which is why I hope we start stigmatizing this riotous behavior like we once did.