The evolution of the “N” Word

HISTORY should tell a people WHO THEY ARE, WHERE THEY CAME FROM and WHAT THEIR POTENTIAL IS AS A PEOPLE. The name that a people call themselves must provide them with an understanding of their history by connecting them to a land mass, a language, a culture, a religion, a philosophy and so on. There is no such place as NEGROLAND, COLOREDLAND, or BLACKLAND and there’s no ethnic group in Africa that calls itself Negro or its language negro. We are the descendants of our AFRICAN ancestors….PERIOD! Identification with one’s past HISTORY is an important step towards mental liberation.
The word Negro is Spanish for BLACK. The Spanish language comes from Latin, which has its origins in Classical Greek. The word Negro in Greek, is derived from the root word ‘necro’, meaning dead. The act of Ancestral worship known as necromancy or communication with the dead, was the practice of the Egyptians in order of honoring the lives of ancestors WHO CAME BEFORE. They believed by doing so could offer guidance and direction to the living. Temples (monuments) were designed as places where the ancestors could be honored, and holidays (Holy Days) were the days designated for worshipping. The Greeks thought of these sun-burnt people (Egyptians) to have a preoccupation with Death and didn’t understand the worship of the dead (Necromancy), and took their distorted beliefs back to Europe and the word Negro evolved out of this misunderstanding. What used to be known as a physical condition has been applied to an entire race of people.

European (White) people manufactured the word “Negro” during the slave trade. In addition, the term ‘Negro’ on the other hand is introduced to obscure the Africaness of the classical PHARAONIC CIVILIZATIONS. These Eurocentric determinations alienate and distort the historical achievements of African people. Numerous scholars have fallen into the intellectual trap when writing about African people by referring to them as Negroes or semi-negroes. This is a weak attempt at separating Africans of today (Africans worldwide), with AFRICANS of yesterday (Egyptian-Africans and other great African civilizations).
Historically, the Greeks came to Africa as students over 2,500 years ago to discover what Africans already knew. Writing, science, medicine, and religion were already a part of the Egyptian civilization. History had already been documented thousands of years before Herodotus (The so-called ‘Father of History’) was even born. Herodotus, Plato, Phythagorus, Socrates, and other Greek Philosophers…were all students of African priests (SONS OF LIGHT). When the Greeks returned to Europe, they planned the des truction and pillage of the remaining AFRICAN empires. Less than 300 years after the first Greeks came to Egypt as students, their descendants returned as conquerors. They (Greeks/Europeans) destroyed the cities, temples and libraries of the Egyptians an d claimed African knowledge as their own.
To JUSTIFY the enslavement of Africans, in short, it was culturally necessary to believe, or be able to believe, that Africans were inherently and naturally less than human but were beings of a somehow sub-human, non-human, nature. This we see proven with the written words documented in the original text of the Constitution of the United States which originally stated that Africans were ‘three-fifths’ a man (by law). It became necessary to DEHUMANIZE Africans and DEVALUE their historical worth as a people in order to ensure their value as slaves.
When the word “nigger” was devised, the meaning it implied was of a debased, ignorant, or very low person. Then, African-Americans dropped the ‘ER’ and added an ‘A’ thus forming a new word “NIGGA”. This word has been accepted and approved because ‘the word now has a new meaning, we mean it a different way’ is the obnoxious excuse. This is the same word that was used against our ancestors who shed blood for…now being accepted and used (daily) by the same people it was used AGAINST! The term is meaningless in reality but has become a useful word for those who help perpetuate the negative stereotypes of Africans worldwide. WHY would we choose to use a word that degrades Africans everywhere and turn around and call someone who looks just like you, a NIGGA! We can’t possibly believe that we have the power to change the meaning of a word and expect other people to follow along with this mentality, this isn’t progress folks.
The enslavement of the African mind was born out of the educational system and for good reasons. It was forbidden for the Africans to learn to read or write! The education of the Negro, then, becomes a perfect device for CONTROL FROM WITHOUT. The evolution of the Negro from Colored, to Black, to African-American represents a progression of self-consciousness. Referring to each other with respect and dignity by calling each other “brother/sister” instead of “nigga/bitch”, you’re more likely to talk to your “brother/sister” in a dispute instead of killing a “nigga” in the same situation.
The Negro/Nigger/Nigga – a race of dead people with a dead history and no hope for resurrection as long as they remain ignorant of their past. This new breed of Black people, the “Nigga” has become the death of the mind, body, and spirit of AFRICAN PEOPLE.
I’ve read several conflicting stories regarding the origin of the word “Negro/Nigger”. It matters that we educate ourselves and get pass this destructive ideology when we hear this word or its use against us. We need to identify its purpose and once realized, not allow ourselves to sink to the perpetrators level by allowing this word to control our thoughts of ourselves! Look at the source of where this word is coming from before sinking to their level of thinking. As mentioned previously, a Nigger is a debased, ignorant, and rather low person. DO YOU FIT THIS DESCRIPTION?
Follow in the footsteps of the ancestors, for the mind is trained through knowledge.

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  1. To ignore the real history of our ancestors proves that one has succumbed to the lies and brainwashing of white supremacy. Our culture respected the connection of genealogy (ancestors) and believe that they can communicate with the ones in this realm. Who else could take a negative comment created by the deceiver and turn it into a term of endearment. Today even white youth call each other nigga………….”That’s my nigga right there”. Most truths can hardly be expressed in the english language which is designed for confusion.

    THE WORD NIGGER by Vincent Riggins
    Have a Good SEMP day= Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, Physical!
    The English language is that of the deceiver, it’s almost impossible to know what someone really means when speaking it. Follow me for a few minutes and the truth should set you free. We (specifically in American) continue to allow those that have proven, to not have our best interest at heart to define who we are, “Break the Spell”.
    Leadership has to be proactive and not just reactionary. The most critical historical significant of Denny’s is the glaring fact that proves the African American community continues to let other define who we are. The original name for Denny’s was “SAMBO restaurant” one of the largest African American owned chains in American. But because of the mass mind control media’s depiction of ignorant blacks with cartoon character facial features as derogatory and demeaning the African American population during the so called civil rights movement, boycotted it until it was forced to sell to what is now “Denny’s”. The majority of college educated Negroes, politicians and even civil right activist lead the SAMBO restaurant destruction. The low income folks appreciated the availability of low cost meals and a place where employment was always available. The African Source for the word Foulah SAMBO= Uncle, Hausa word meaning Second Son. All part of the miseducation of the Negro. UBUNTU=I am because we are! Unity in the Community
    Unity is more important than any Ideology! Even though the true naming of things has its place, the real problem is that the “true naming of things” is impossible with the English language. The language of the deceiver designed to keep the people in self check.
    Now back to the word NGR: The way that you feel about the word “nigger” is the same way African American felt about the word SAMBO.
    The root word NGR has 14 meanings in the Egyptian/Kemet dialect. It existed in ancient Egyptian sacred writing & Hieroglyphs and has divine origin and meaning. N-gers refers to the Goddess Neggur (Hathor) who is one of the oldest female deities of ancient Kemet/Egypt who was worshipped thousand of years before genesis and the Bible existed. NGA= Queen, Niger= King in IBO & Niger, Nugarmatta= used by Africans of the Ghana empire to call themselves. There is an old African proverb that says “when you speak the name of your ancestors, they will live again”. Can it be that the ancestors are communicating with our youth? Who else can have the power to turn a so called negative into a term of endearment? Today even white kids call each other “Nigger”. Of all our studies, history is best qualified to reward our research.
    No matter what you feel, LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD! And if you still feel uncomfortable telling the truth, you are under the spell. UBUNTU
    Break the “spell”! Here’s the formula that’s proven just like mathematics: If I win and you win (in any endeavor), that’s Unity, we all win. If I win and you lose, that’s dis Unity, nobody really wins. UBUNTU
    The majority of enslaved Africans were taught to no longer honor and connect spiritually with their ancestors. As a result, many Black people today devalue the idea of developing a connection with their ancestors.

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