“When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions. You do not have to tell him not to stand here or go yonder. He will find his ‘proper place’ and will stay in it. You do not need to send him to the back door. He will go without being told. In fact, if there is no back door, he will cut one for his special benefit. His education makes it necessary.”
—Carter G. Woodson
This is one of my absolute favorite quotes. And it doesn’t only apply to the American Negroes of 80 years ago. One can see what miseducation has done to the Muslims in the Middle East (and elsewhere) given what has come to pass with the so-called “Arab Spring.” You have a lot of people who simply can’t think beyond the programming of their former(???–arguably) colonial overseers and masters. With that said, in-shaa’ Allah, on February 25th, we will doing a lecture entitled: “The Miseducation of the African-American. Details will be up by the beginning of next week, God-willing.