Review of Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys Essay

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Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys

Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys opens with explaining what genocide is, the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group (p. 1). The author, Jawanza Kunjufu (2005), has been challenged many times in debates and by the media with the use of the word conspiracy to describe certain aspects of the African-American society. It is a strong indictment against the social fabric of this country (p. 1). Neely Fuller stated, “…until you understand White supremacy, everything else will confuse you.” There have been many people such as, historians, politicians, academicians, and writes who believe they have a theoretical justification for White
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7). In 2003, according to the United States Statistical Abstract, the infant mortality rates for African American children are eighteen deaths per 1000 live births in comparison to nine per 1000 Whites. Black boys survive less than girls: 1,965 deaths per 100,000 live births versus girls’ 1,603 per 100,000 (p. 7).
The author stated that the Black community resembles an underdeveloped country in prospects to the quality of care provided for expecting mothers and their child. Meaning, in most largely populated areas, one out of ten babies will be born addicted to drugs, and that seven percent of all African American children are born out of wedlock (p. 8).
It troubled me, yet did not surprise me that African American teenagers lead the industrialized world in teen pregnancy. If the roles of pregnancy were switched; meaning the male becomes pregnant, then the teen pregnancy epidemic would subside. Frances Welsing believed that to correct to teen pregnancy epidemic, our people must abide by a rule titled, “28, 30, 2, and 4.” Meaning, African American should get married at twenty-eight, because they should be more mature and developed self-esteem. Thirty is the age African Americans should begin to have children. This will allow couples to be better acquainted and have discussed their personal views on child rearing (p. 9). Two and four are, two children four years apart. This way each child will have ample

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