Oppression Of Africans Toward African Americans And The Statement Made By The Cab Driver

967 Words May 30th, 2016 4 Pages
This story about the arrogance of Africans toward African Americans and the statement made by the cab driver “FUNNY HOW THEY SAY MANY AFRICANS THAT COME HERE LOOK DOWN ON US. I DONT THINK SO. THEY JUST KNOW THAT WE 'RE DIFF FROM THEM. AND OF COURSE MANY BLK AMERICANS LOOK DOWN ON AFRICANS WHO COME HERE TO LIVE. I HAVE ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT SOME WERE ARROGANT. I MIGHT HAVE TOLD U ABOUT THIS. EVIDENTLY, FARRAKHAN HAD THE SAME IDEA. HE WAS IN A CAB AND HIS DRIVER WAS AFRICAN. FARRAKHAN MENTIONED TO HIM THAT MOST OF THE AFRICANS THAT HE RAN N2 WERE RATHER ARROGANT. THE CAB DRIVER SAID 'NO, WE 'RE NOT ARROGANT. WE 'RE JUST LIKE U WOULD HAVE BEEN (BLK AMERICANS) HAD U NOT BEEN ENSLAVED HERE ' NOW THATS DEEP. SO MANY OF US CANT UNDERSTAND JUST WHY AFRICANS SHOULD FEEL ABOVE US..OR 'ARROGANT ' I THINK ITS SIMPLY B/C THEY KNOW WHO THEY ARE. BUT LIKE U HAVE STATED, THEYVE DONE A POOR JOB TAKING CARE OF HOME. EVERY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WHO WANTED TO, CAME IN AND TOOK A PIECE OF AFRICA...SMH. SO VERY SAD.“ I am not impressed by cab driver 's statement. He 's the cab driver, just a step above being a waiter, he 's in this country for a reason to make a better living than the one he could have made in Africa. The average African American wouldn 't even consider going to Africa to live in the conditions in he came from.

With the dominance Europe has had and continue to have, considering the period of apartheid, this African cab driver as well as Africans in Africa have it a thousand…
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