Of blacks and globalisation: Part One


GLOBALISATION is the interconnectivity of nations around the globe.
While it benefits nations by gaining exposure, opening trade markets, cultural exchange and so on, access of citizens to foreign nations may lead to negative results such as brain drain.
When an African heads West, he enters an overpopulated, resource depleted cold cluster of lands that lack in plant, water and wildlife – a land with occasional to frequent volcanic activity and earthquakes.
Only the man-made cities beguile Africans into thinking the quality of life in Europe is better, yet even their air is polluted because of the high population density and fumes from industry and vehicles.
On the contrary, when a European enters sub-Saharan Africa, he enters a spacious and fertile land of sunshine, rain and plenty plant, water and wildlife; a land abundant with natural resources and with no earthquakes or volcanic activity.
It is a place with ancient monuments that predate their own and deep roots, language, culture and tradition and has gentle God-fearing people of strong countenance who can work under the vicious sun.
When Westerners find such places, they are known to colonise or exploit the area by any means possible.
They go as far as disregarding human lives, displacing and dispossessing the original lords of the land.
Even after independence, Westerners in some African nations have committed espionage, militia mobilisation and mercenary activity against their host countries.
They often prefer having a dual citizenship that allows them to retain their European nationality.
This shows the greater number of whites are only patriotic and nationalistic about nations like England and not the African nations they settled in.
The truth is globalisation does not serve every nation in the same way and some stand to benefit more than others by entering foreign lands.
In the case of Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania, the coming of foreigners, specifically the British, has proven to be the worst thing that has happened to the indigenous blacks.
Britain in the 18th Century was flooded with prisoners and had run out of space and resources to feed them.
This led them to ship out thousands of their prisoners to some of their colonies.
This was also done in the Americas where European prison labour was exported after indigenous blacks were depleted in numbers and before Africans were kidnapped and sold on American slave markets.
In such a case, we find that globalisation has led the indigenous people of the occupied areas to lose their land, freedom, identity, lives, resources and culture to foreign settlers.
Whites who settled in these areas gained from occupying the land.
They wiped out whole populations of blacks in places like Tasmania and imported more whites to replace the indigenous people as the majority ethnic group.
The spread of the white race in most places with indigenous people has time and again proven fatal.
This is true for India, south east Asia and many African nations.
Europe was infested with all sorts of diseases like chicken pox, measles, small pox, malaria and influenza, among others which were previously unknown to the rest of the world.
When Europeans first entered Australia, Africa and the Americas, mere physical contact with them led to the death of millions of indigenous people with no acquired immunities to the above-mentioned illnesses.
Frequent cases of rape also led to the contraction of sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis and herpes which were unknown before the coming of the Europeans.
If blacks had known the numerous diseases and deadly plots whites would come with upon settling in, they would not have let them into their lands at all.
Ironically, whites treat African nations with cases of malaria, yellow fever and outbreaks of ebola as no-go or high-alert areas. They warn each other to the extent of refusing to sell plane tickets to areas they deem risky.
On the other hand, the places in which blacks were shipped and sold to as slaves were and continue to be well-developed.
This is owed to the free labour that blacks underwent in building and deeding the US.
The commodities slave labour produces served US and European trade markets well.
For example, Jamaica became prominent in the growing and trade of sugarcane which made British settlers profit immensely.
This means the plight of globalisation has served the white race more than that of blacks.
In retrospect, blacks would probably have been better off if they had not known of Europe and Europeans.
Man-made things like Western clothing, construction style and technology are all misconstrued to be European in origin.
The trousers, shirt and suit is Chinese and so is the compass, paper, gunpowder and word printing system.
The modern bricklaying style has its origins in the black Moors who introduced it to Europe around the time the Great Zimbabwe was built with the same technique.
At that time, that is between 700 CE and 1492 CE, blacks already had street lights, universities, running water, eye surgery and irrigation, among other things.
We wrongly assume every modern invention has its origins from the West because whites are the foreign group who colonised and enslaved blacks in history.
Today, there are countless blacks in the Diaspora, particularly Europe and the Americas.
They are often treated like second or third-class citizens and are regularly denied basic human rights.
In the US and Brazil, blacks are often wrongfully imprisoned or killed by law enforcement groups who uphold a strong stigma and prejudice against people of colour.
Besides the blacks who were indigenous to the Americas and those shipped from Africa to be slaves, there are countless others that have migrated to the West, even permanently as a result of neo-colonialism.
They loathe their homelands and were conditioned and brainwashed to love everything Western.
These have contributed to brain drain and often speak ill of their homelands so as to seek asylum or refugee status.


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