Just "An Apology"
I feel sorry for, and pray that future generations -including the ones already in progress- will understand that an "apology" is an insult.
This is on my mind due to a wonderful conversation with my beautiful sister that I keep encouraging to visit pulsewire and share her thoughts. We've talked of this topic before, but tonight I have realized that it might be a nice post...to post. Mind you, this is just a thought and the shorter length of this post has no parallel to the importance of the topic:
When I speak of ones' apology, I am talking about the "apology" that some have give in regards to the history of slavery between caucasian and Africans to North America and the like. Is one (one being whomever agrees) really that ignorant to think that an "apology" will make up for lives, land, ancestry lost? Or, an emphasis that my sister makes, how so many years of a HUMAN race being treated as though they (we, being that we are all one as I believe) were not human? I would imagine that not even physical (ie money, etc) would make up for this.
To prevent myself from babbling on like I often do, I just wanted to make this post so others will have this in their mind tonight as my sister and I did: why is it that the government expects (or at least their actions show) everyone to live happily if the ground or any type of inheritance (literally any) was stripped, with no choice, from under you? That the government is okay with people working in an environment that makes them unhappy from sunrise to sunset their whole lives...literally their WHOLE LIFE. Does one actually think it is not necessary to provide compensation for what was lost, not just an apology or admitting that something was done?
Also, and in other words, do not let yourself think that the result of slavery of Africans to America was a result ended. The situation that people live is a living result and people need to be compensated, and receive more than an "apology". What can we do?
Side note: since this is a web post and we are not speaking directly, I must say that my tone is never negative, and with knowing the past and knowing (well knowing the slight bit that I know; mind you), my personality and being is to focus on the positive. So with this entry, this last note is to be included; we must always have faith.