From the Beginning:
The Black child is loved. Fed. Cared for. And poisoned!
May be and may be not! But poisoned nevertheless!
How is this?
The Black child is mind-poisoned! He is mind-poisoned slowly and almost imperceptibly by Christian theological icons and images of a White-Male God-image, which he internalizes; and such internalization produces in him the mind-set that White people are better and smarter and more God-like than Black people.
And how is this?
The Black child is mind-poisoned by a set of subliminal teachings and indoctrination such as the following:
1. That the God of all the worlds sent his only Begotten Son who is depicted as a White Male, to earth as a salvation for all mankind;
2.That the Son of God died on a cross for and all of humanity, including the Black child, and that he (the Black child) must acknowledge the 'Lordship' of this White Male in order to go to heaven when he dies.
3.That the God which the Black child worships has selected another group of people and not Black people as the 'Chosen' people.
4.That he, a Black child, is already guilty of sin at birth (Original Sin) and that this guilt can only be forgiven by his Lord (the Son of God), who is depicted as a White Male, if he (the Black child) acknowledges and worships this Son of God. earth.
Our Basic Hypothesis restated is that the internalization by Black and White people of the above set of beliefs lead to the worship of a White-Male God-Image and thus promote a state of mind we call the White Superiority Syndrome; and that this syndrome : (1) forms the psychological foundation of many Black people's sense of inferiority to white people and of many White people's sense of superiority to Black people; (2) serves as a cultural, and social catalyst for racism, with its attendant negative consequences, and (3) acts as a de-motivational force to many Blacks, but as motivational enhancement to many Whites.
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The Instrumentalities of the White Superiority Syndrome (WWS):
We assert that the psychologically internalized imaging and worshipping of the White Male God-Image is the principle psychological catalyst under-pinning the White Superiority Syndrome in both Black and White people. This syndrome serves as the etiological basis and rationalization for a series of anti-black activities and discriminations by Whites against Blacks, which we refer to as 'Instrumentalities of the White Superiority Syndrome'. These instrumentalities include but are not limited to the following: (1) White economic and employment discriminations against Blacks; (2) White isolation and segregation of Blacks into often filthy and unhealthy ghettoes; (3) White manipulative control of Black educational systems, and often the active promotion in higher educational institution of the thesis that Blacks are intellectually not as bright as Whites and that social policy should be adjusted to acknowledge this fact; (4) White control and manipulation of the mass-media which is used to portray adult Blacks as children, clowns, socially dependent on White benevolence, or as violent or immoral in character and ethics; (5) A white controlled criminal justice (police force) system that sternly and often teaches Blacks by unfair treatment and undeserved punishment that their Blackness is not liked or appreciated and is of less value than Whiteness.
A Closer look at the Instrumentalities of the White Superiority Syndrome
There are several acceptable ways of describing the White Superiority Syndromes instrumentalities. Each of these social and cultural discriminatory actions has been studied and written about by many able researchers and educators. For this reason, we shall only broadly sketch and discuss them in order that the reader may appreciate the orchestrated manner in which these instrumentalities re-enforce each other.