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It is not Stockholm’s Symptom The critical examination of the societal dynamics affecting BlackUs communities necessitates a nuanced understanding, diverging from conventional diagnoses that might o



The critical examination of the societal dynamics affecting BlackUs communities necessitates a nuanced understanding, diverging from conventional diagnoses that might oversimplify the complex issues. It is imperative to acknowledge that the challenges faced are not Stockholm Syndrome- a phenomenon detailed in the U.S. Journal of Mental Health and Psychiatry, where hostages develop psychological alliances with captors. This comparison falls short because our experience is not an incidental result of circumstances but a consequence of systematic and deliberate actions perpetuated to us across generations after generation.


 

This delves into the historical and ongoing process of socialization, propaganda, and trauma bonding inflicted by the yurugus’ intentional forces. Unlike the aftermath of World War II, where significant support was extended to rebuild the Jewish lives post-Holocaust, African descendants of the transatlantic slave trade did not receive analogous moral or financial restitution, ever. This disparity proves another example of a prolonged exploitation and destruction that has devastatingly impacted our culture and communities. Further, intensified by the monopolization of narrative, propaganda, and information by oppressive structures and willful intent.



The mechanism of socialization, as coerced  by the yurugus cultures, manipulates BlackUs through a calculated use of misinformation, blatant lies, and disinformation, embedding a value system that perpetuates their interests and deceptions. This strategy of control and subjugation is enforced through education, media, and societal norms, conditioning individuals to internalize perspectives that align with the whitewash history.



Furthermore, the concept of trauma bonding, typically associated with personal abusive relationships, is extended to describe our collective experience here in the West. This involves a cycle of abuse, denial, and minimization by the yurugu’s, coupled with a bombardment of negative propaganda and shenanigans that shift focus from the abuse to a quest for approval and acceptance. Such dynamics are aggressive and passive aggressive gaslighting tactics, which leads to the the consequences of confusion and a disoriented sense of self. We seek validation from the very sources of our oppression and disenfranchisement.



Understanding this complex nature of targeted abuse, propaganda, lies, destruction, and trauma bonding sheds significant light on our passage as Afrikan people journeying in the West. This perspective allows us to see our history not as random, disconnected events but as an ongoing battle against deeply ingrained systemic manipulation and exploitation. It prompts a critical reevaluation of the stories we've been taught to believe, challenging us to face the harsh realities of a society founded on power imbalances, fear, and racism. As we begin to peel back the layers of these truths, it becomes imperative for us as a community to engage in education, inquiry, and the dismantling of the psychological shackles forged by decades of enslavement.

 

This journey towards enlightenment and liberation is not just a moral duty but a necessary step towards fostering a future where Maat principles and understanding are at the forefront of our collective consciousness.

 

So May It Be. ASE

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