Here I am surrounded by waterfalls in this beautiful country called New Zealand, what has this journey taught me, I was surrounded by people fighting over race issues, land expropriation and a dying legends legacy, Nelson Mandela stood for unity and a common respect amongst man, the new generation now blames each other and finds reasons to hate due to the struggles we face on a daily basis. Life ladies and gentlemen is not easy, for centuries we have watched as white dominance has ruled over existence itself, we have faced slavery and segregation, we have watched as our mothers and grandmothers got onto their hands and knees and scrubbed the floors of white people and slowly in our minds that was how things where. Today in this democracy and lack of leadership we have dug deep within and used our pain to further punish the white man for his wrong doings. The question arises though are all white people racist, after 22 years of being adopted by white parents the answer is yes, only in this democracy we now face there is more tolerance, we find that the system is what’s tearing us apart, we find that social media and technology in general is being used to maintain the separation, we see it everyday in the news about police brutality, white people calling the police to accuse black people of any and everything, land expropriation In South Africa, ZImbabwe kicking white people out the country, French kicking black people out the country, the fight against racism is not merely about black and white but brown people and Mexicans and any race that just doesn’t fit the “image”. In an awakened state the reality becomes clear, the minute you distract society you can push forward your own agenda, policies are being passed while we fight the black and white war, people are being killed and imprisoned while we blame Tom for our poverty, people are making billions behind our backs while Sarah is calling the police on Lequisha for playing her music too loud.
My parents lost friends because they made a spiritual decision to adopt me, people called me Kaffir which is the equivalent to being called “Nigger”, I was kicked out of schools because I was adopted, we faced hate on the black side of the equation and the white yet my parents stuck true to their decision and 22 years later here I am trying to further prove to the world that their decision was right. My parents woke up to the hate and injustice of the country at the time and together we shaped the world in our own little way, we showed that unity was possible, that the system was failing. You need to understand that racism is engrained just as deeply in white peoples mind as slavery is in ours, change doesn’t happen over night, yet as a collective we can make a huge difference
I received a lot of hate because my brothers and sisters believed my view points where tainted simply because I had white influence in my life, yet my parents where teaching me to think freely, my dad being a spiritualist believed that education can only teach you so much, that life was the true master and so every chance he got he would awaken me to all that was wrong in this life, how people treated each other badly, how even just our thoughts influenced who we are. America believes that Mexicans are stealing their jobs yet when I was in America every store had a job vacancy sign outside, the problem is not that their are lack of jobs there is simply a lack of people who want to work. We sometimes get so tied up in feeling sorry for ourselves that we overlook solutions right in front of us.
My government is try to push the land expropriation without compensation agenda ahead which people who are unemployed and living off the government are all for. We haven’t taken into consideration that you don’t heal a nation by taking from the oppressor, we speak words of forgiveness yet turn around and want to do the exact same thing the oppressor did to us, You do not defeat the bully by becoming the bully. The government is in a beautiful position to bring about change for our people yet in their failures they too turn to the past and blame the white man, our people are being blind sided by emotion by hunger by a lack of dignity by a lack of opportunity that only our government can resolve.
Racism is evident in fact to a point it is blatant wherever you turn you are faced with it, if we retaliate in hate do we truly fix the problem, hate against more hate only creates more hate, in my awakened state the only true solution is love and peace yet that also makes you ask if I respond with love will that love be reciprocated. Here I am surrounded by waterfalls in the most peaceful place I’ve ever personally being, away from the chaos of life and for the first time ever life makes sense to me, this existence makes sense to me, once I shut the noise off and danced in the silence I did something beautiful I began to breath, I began to live.
The world is forever evolving maybe not in the most positive light at present but it still is, we too need to evolve and I pray that it’s on a positive level, one that will bring about peace and stability for our future generations. Do not be afraid of the unknown be afraid of your inability to change to the unknown. When the world is faced with evils don’t concentrate to much on it, take time to see the people doing good during the storm. It may rain today or tomorrow yet the sun will always ultimate rise again.
This is a message brought to you by the winds of change, I know I’m not alone and neither are you, together we will make a change, together we will paved the road to true peace and stability.