by Gray Graham
Can we talk about math for a moment?
I know a lot of my brothers and sisters are upset today but we are going to discuss math so that if you want to change things then you can start the process of doing work to foster that change.
This illustration is chart of the composition by population of the United States of America as of 2010. It is a little different today but basically it is still in this range. The part that is circled in red is the largest single group in America. As this group goes so does the rest of the country.
So if you want something to change in America you have to get the majority of this group to change. The people in this group do not hold the same beliefs as the other groups on a variety of important topics especially when it comes to civil rights. They don’t care about the things that are important to the other groups.
There are people that mistakenly believe that all the other groups complaining can change the hearts of that group in the red circle with their Facebook posts and tweets. The truth is that they simply don’t care or they oppose the things that you are complaining about.
The other truth is that not even all the people in the other groups care about civil rights. They consistently put individual wants in front of the needs of the group most of the time for just a few dollars.
Right now we are caught in the middle of a culture war among White Americans. The needs of non-White Americans is of no concern to the majority of them. So your complaining about racism, discrimination, voting rights, police brutality, etc are falling on deaf ears.
So today some of you are going to have to decide if you are going to actually work with others to try and make things better for everyone or are you going to focus on making as much money as you can and looking out just for yourself because you can’t do both. If you want things to get better it is going to cost you a lot of blood, tears, and money.
How many are willing to pay that price? Simple math.