It tells us that everything from poor health to fatherlessness, drug use to criminality, education challenges to unhealthy dietary practices, depression to mental health; all of the things White America chalks up to cultural inferiority of black folks may actually be their doing.
The wicked irony of white supremacy. It has traumatized entire ethnic communities for generations w/ its brutality & psychological terrorism & then it looks at the generational impact of its actions & says “look, we were right abt these black/indigenous people. They’re inferior!”
High sugar/fat diets were forced on African slaves. They were given “left over” heavy fatted parts of animals for food (like chittlins) & to compensate they used a lot of sugar to mask taste. Dietary practices past down generationally as well as Diatebes & heart disease....
Also common with trauma and emotional pain is something we call “comfort eating”. High sugar intake as a means of releasing endorphins. The black community is a traumatized community that generally has a high sugar diet but no one asks “why?”. Trauma + Comfort eating = sickness.
What about fatherlessness?

You can’t separate fatherlessness in black community from the 400 yrs of intentional emasculation of black men by white supremacy. Slavery - Jim Crow, 400 years of dehumanization & emasculation has taken place. But “black men just make bad fathers.”😒
What about education?

For 350ish yrs, black people were killed if it was discovered they learned to read. 60 some years ago, black people were FINALLY allowed to receive the same education as white people. Almost 400 yrs of educational deprivation but we just have “lower IQs”.
These things barely scratch surface but instead of admitting black (and indigenous) communities are traumatized communities; white supremacy would rather claim victims are just obsessed with “victimhood”; they will even rally a few black voices to parrot their rhetoric & dismiss.
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