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Perpetuated throughout history as a pillar of black thought, Wendy challenges Dr Francis Cress Welsing’s theories, and its current effectiveness to identify the root issue of racism. With racial sensitivity increasing, while society simultaneously moves towards more progressive realms of racial acceptance, Wendy explores if antiquated ideology prevents proper diagnosis of what are truly the needs of the black populace for progression, if Dr. Francis Cress Welsing’s theory has exhausted its effectiveness in our current contemporary racial landscape, and how lifting the veil of respectability politics could lead to clarity as to how one race can get to the marrow of identifying: what is “holding us back?” Questions you may finish the show asking: How does one uplift, edify, and empower the black race without further perpetuating the narrative that the black populace is a natural biological aggressor? Does our esteem and respectability politics imprison us to antiquated thought? And does Dr. Francis Cress Welsing’s broad approach to theory miss a major prophetic edge to account for societal evolution.
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