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Chris Rock

Posted: April 22, 2007 in Entertainment

I love Chris Rock’s stand up comedies, I don’t think anyone beats his talent. And the guy is aging with grace, his chubbier and has had his teeth replaced with a perfect artificial set…damn he looks good. I particularly like his satirical and intelligent way of looking into life, what he says about abortion, crime, rap, the US government….racism always hilarious but deep. However, the show is not over without a tip of racist jokes, something about Iraq, Blacks, whites, Asians……  I am not asking the comedian to change his style, I just noticed that he highly depends on racism to get the audience up in a roar. Then if you watch his movies and couple of his stand-ups, you’ll notice how often he recycles his jokes.

Be wary not to convert to a racist when you read the history of Africa,  Be wary that you are never cheated about your history by others who only wish to use it for their gain.

We still scramble for crumbles- what a shame- in a world where some of us believe that we are lesser. Did you know that the money that came of out British South African Company is what made Oxford University?
Indeed, Africa has made some for others, but none for itself.
Now some of their descendants are coming back to exploit the beauty and pain of our history to make movies! Make no mistake; I am a global citizen so I hate racial prejudice –problem crops when people serve against people’s reverence for their history.

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Using our bloodshed tales to fool around and technique some imaginary tale. They write our history to fit their reality and ideologies, sad how we ever applaud them. The president of Uganda invited the creators of Last King of Scotland to tell a portion of the history of Uganda, I wonder what Ugandans have to say. Does that story reflect any glimpse of reality? The movie is simply a Western injudicious dogma about the African continent, following the tramps of the likes of Hotel Rwanda where the case was attributing the wrong hero to the genocide.

It is a dismay to see how these money hungry opportunists take advantage of our painful history and make it for their gain! How dare we celebrate such insensitivity without questioning it? Can we (Africa and all those who condemn such) do something to prevent folks from demeaning history.