Happy 2011 to everyone.
For the past several years I have presented a new list of "focus words" around which I would provide emphasis as a means of modeling and understanding the forces that bear upon the Black community (internally and externally).
This year I am going to move the "focus words" concept to a new level. Last year the focus was on "INSTITUTIONS". I emphasized the need to leverage the local institutions that are now in "favorable hands" to achieve the development goals within the people and the community. At present these institutions are used as outposts for the national political party machines to get their messages out - into the Black community. In effect the "pyramid" has been hijacked at the top and is used for the advancement of a political party and ideology rather than the permanent interests of our COMMUNITIES.
In 2011 I plan to take the message that is posted in the page heading and develop more specific details about the "Transparent Community Conscious Overlay" that is needed. This is an ENFORCEMENT entity that resides above the "American Political Domain" and its ability to do a "flea flicker" trick play in the context of the Malcolm X Political Football game. While politics are a reality and government is necessary - the political motions and resulting loyalties cannot consume our community's "forward motion actvities".
We have seen that both the exodus of the stated adversaries of the popular Black ideological preference AND the total domination of that which is favored has failed to produce the comprehensive and enduring outcomes that were sold to our community as their power base was growing.
In 2011 I hope to shift the auspices upon which someone who misappropriates the confidence of our community is called a "sellout". This must be shifted from those who are not IDEOLOGICALLY in line with the masses over to those who participate in an organized conspiracy to have our people focused in the "American Political Domain" for riches that are ONLY obtained in the "Community Cultural Consciousness & Competency Development Domain". Some of our people prefer a large group of individuals who are in agreement with them yet who are IGNORANT to the threat of having successfully unleashed the God-given and organic talents and intelligence outward to the periphery of our communities and thus risk the occasion by which their own ideological enforcements are challenged, the threat being that this CENTRALIZED body of thought might be discarded.
Once we are made to see that our threats are not a particular human or ideological form but instead are spirits that can possess any 'equal human being' - INSIDE or OUTSIDE, ideological friend or foe to our own preferences - then the proper set of defenses and enforcements will be erected that will result in outcomes that are more in line with our least common denominator PERMANENT INTERESTS.
I challenge any of my known "ideological adversaries" to show me the "trick" involved in sublimating their own ideological agenda to a greater, TRANSPARENT framework? Point to the wild SUCCESSES that are ORGANIC for our people per the competency development that has been engendered.
Only those who prefer their ideology and believe that the risk of CHANGE is more painful than our present circumstances will fight against such TRANSPARENCY.