Returning back home to South Africa, I began to truly appreciate what I had previously taken for granted in a majority-Black country.
Like Newton’s 3rd law, every racist oppressive action must be met with an equal and opposite anti-racist action in order to achieve equilibrium.
The evolution of stepping and strolling, from its roots in the ring shout, to today’s current rituals, has played a momentous part in the history of Black Greek Letter Organizations. In using these sacred ceremonial dances and patterns, Black Greek students everywhere have been able to honor their predecessors and ancestors, while building a strong sense of self-identity and kinship.
For a lot of American men, they have been raised into a “man up” mentality. This mentality has led us to multiple generations of men who never properly learned how to process their hard emotions in a healthy manner.
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