Fable: The Black Compliment

Listen Siblings, I come in peace,

“You look absolutely Black today.” — Onitaset Kumat

How does that make you feel?  How do you think a passerby felt when I told her that every day?  Read this Fable.  In it, understand why we need to act against the hate, ignorance and errors.  Help build an African Blood Siblings Community Center.  Write the ABS for more information.

Fable: The Black Compliment
By Onitaset Kumat

At the same time, every school day, a young lady bypasses me.  Always, with an adoring smile, I tell her, “Hey Sister, you look absolutely Black today.”

After more than a month of this routine, her first reply was screamed: “Well, I am Black!”

So I responded with a larger, more adoring smile, “You sure are!”

But this, not fulfilling her attempt to silence me made her stop a moment: “So why do you keep telling me that I look Black?”

I answered.

Every morning afterward, she responded to my greeting with “why thank you” before heading off to school.

For Black

Black
Is Beautiful.

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5 thoughts on “Fable: The Black Compliment

      1. Lol but I don’t have anything to say! im not as good a writer as you are! your writings and fables are so creative, I’ve been going through all of them…
        I’m having a hard time understanding what is the difference between occidentalism and originals philosophy tho…
        Also who are the kemet, are those the ancient Egyptians?

      2. Occidental means Western; Oriental means Eastern; Original means of the Origin.

        Occidentals are Europeans and Originals are Africans. Essentially, Spiritually, the two are fundamentally different.

        The following series and this post on Lore are very helpful:

        https://africanbloodsiblings.wordpress.com/2011/12/26/dialogue-one-of-five-on-race-culture-defined/

        https://africanbloodsiblings.wordpress.com/directory/abs/lore/races/

        Regarding Kemet (KMT) it stands for “Black Land” which was one of the names the Ancient Egyptians gave their land. A more clear image on them may be found in researching Dr. Ben.

        https://africanbloodsiblings.wordpress.com/2012/10/21/dr-bens-the-nile-valley-civilization-and-the-spread-of-african-culture/

        https://africanbloodsiblings.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/dr-ben-on-the-symbolism/

        https://africanbloodsiblings.wordpress.com/2012/01/14/the-african-contribution-to-technology-and-science-by-dr-ben/

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