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Do you know why Black people have this attachment to Cadillacs? Do you know why black people were one of the biggest consumers to Cadillacs and a few other cars in the 60′s & 70′s back in the day?
Well, let me be the first Black man to tell you something you did not know. Are you ready? Well, the truth is…. It’s NOT because we liked them. Yes with out a doubt black folks grew to like them but the reason Black folks owned Cadillacs has a total different reason behind it.
Until the passage of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 blacks were segregated and shut out of finding employment in the automobile industry. By 1970, about one in five Detroit auto workers was black, a sizable increase from 1960, when they held only about sixteen percent of the auto industry jobs.
Well, because of discrimination laws back then, Black people were not allowed or granted home loans, but the Automobile companies would allow them a small enough loan to purchase a vehicle because they were employed by the automobile factory. Money for the small loan was secured because their customer was also a company employee, thus building a huge internal customer base for car sales.
Seeing a black family living in a poor neighborhood with a brand new shinny cadillac in the drive way was nothing of a shock back in the day. The money was being earned to feed the family, afford a car, but the Banks were not granting loans to Black people. So, as the factories grew, and employment opportunities opened up for Blacks at the factories, so did the sell of Cadillacs to Black people because of this.
You might have thought all this time that all blacks think about is having a fly ass ride and don’t care about living in a busted ass pad. Well, at least now you know back in the day Blacks didn’t have a choice. Black people got a choice now so you better tell that fool it’s 2013 and he needs to get his priorities together!
Not until the Fair Housing Act of 1968 did it help to fight the practice of denying anyone because of race, religion, sex, family status, disability, or ethnic origin.
Well, I hope this was educating for you. Thanks for reading.
Photo is of national strike of the United Auto Workers union at General Motors in 1970.
As I sit here at 2:20am thinking my random thoughts….
It really hit me hard right now.
I can’t believe how much torture, hate and abuse the Black man has suffered over the years from Slavery, to hate crimes, to criminal injustice from the White man.
I don’t personally hold any bad blood against any white people for these past acts. What’s done is done.
What Fucks me up inside is the torture, hate, and abuse that is current and more hateful than it’s ever been and the hate and abuse is coming directly from Black on Black jealousy crimes.
We have overcome slavery and racial injustice to become our own worst enemy!
9 out of 10 Black people will tell you if they comfortable with telling you the truth that they dont feel safe, don’t trust, and would rather not function with their own kind.
The average Black man will not encourage or cheer on another black man quicker than he would step forward to watch him fall all the way down.
The average Black man looks for a reason to hate on another black man before finding a reason to work with a Black man.
It saddens me to know that back in the day so many proud black men died fighting for their rights to be treated equal and here today the biggest killer against black people are black people.
Everything returns back to its original. Blacks loosing trust in ourselves means we will loose trust from those around us. Ultimately limiting ourselves to nothing more than a tool, a field hand, a slave!
I think black people have created their own slave market. The Field Nigga vs The House Nigga of 2013. Who’s better than who. Who jealous of who. The 2013 House Nigga is the Black man who has something going for himself who has resources outside of the black culture. The 2013 Field Nigga is limited to gaining access beyond the boundaries he was born into and knows nothing more than to work within his everyday habits not able to learn no more than what the other field hands know. They fear to see someone leave so they teach them to be dumb.
The Black race is suffering more today in 2013 against our own kind more than we did during Slavery and Hate crimes combined!!
50 years ago black people would not have put up the fight if they knew their efforts would have resulted in where black people are today. I have no idea what life will be like in 50 years from today, but if today is any hint of what the future holds for the Black race, THERE IS NO FUTURE FOR THE BLACK RACE.
I wish you well, no matter what race you are, but my prayers go out to you if you are a black, male or female.
Love and respect,
“My own words from the heart”