The Black Man vs. the 'Nigga'

Check it out, no disrespect for the African-American/Black Race here at all, this is gonna be a real inflammatory question. But I got a real good question for everyone.


So me being from the streets of the Bay Area, I've been raised in some cutthroat, bad neighborhoods. I've been hanging out with folk from all races and styles and whatnot since I was little. All this time I've been exposed to crackhouses and drive-bys and drug dealers and gunfights- most of which a 'nigga' was involved.

Now the difference between the Black Man and a 'Nigga' is simple: The Black Man is a man like everyone else, no difference except in skin color. A Nigga is someone who is born or raised in a bad neighborhood, has a partial grasp of the English language, is ignorant to wanting to leave these neighborhoods, has very little judgement over what is right and wrong, and generally commits crimes for any reason he wants to, especially money.

I have a bunch of friends I consider Black men and less friends I consider 'Niggas'. Because a Black man you can trust, and a nigga you can't let know where you live for fear of burglary. It's that simple.

Another thing is that 'Niggas' popularized street gangs and gang signs, and total disregard for human life and living standards. Especially through gangster rap. The African-American/Black race has infinite feats to their name, including Blues and Rock and Roll Music (no explanation needed). The 'Nigga' has Gangster rap, which undoubtedly promotes violence.

Now do you think that when Malcolm X and Martin Luther King spoke (I know, totally different philosphies, but for the same cause) do you think they would be fighting for the freedom of the Nigga as well as the Black man? Do you think that Black people are typically ashamed of the Niggas?

Do you think that the term 'Nigga' itself as a label for these hoodrats is wrong?

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