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The Honorable Dr. Amos N. Wilson
(1941 - 1995) Former Social Caseworker, Psychological Counselor, Supervising Probation Officer, Training Administrator in the New York City Department of Juvenile Justice, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the City University of New York, Master Teacher, Organizer, and Author
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The late, Honorable Dr. Wilson was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1941. Familiarly referred to as Brother Amos, he provided the average person with an acute analysis of where we are and the things that affect us. He served as a council to energize our race and those in positions of influence as to how to carry out their leadership responsibilities. Dr. Wilson's activities transcended academia into the fields of business, owning and operating various enterprises in the greater New York area.
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Political. Please visit and join our study cell at RBG Worldwide 1 Nation: There you will find our discussions. interest groups. mutual funds. and Economic Imperative for the Twenty-First Century Blueprint for Black Power details a master plan for the power revolution necessary for Black survival in the 21st century. Pan-Afrikanism. banking and foreign investment particulars. In this group we study in detail one of RBGz required textbooks (Dr. bonds. We comment on and discuss chapters/clips: then plan. think tanks. and incubators advocated. ethnocentrism and reparation are assessed. 2010 Updated RBG Blueprint for Black Power Video Playlist Blueprint is our school's required textbook. elite power structure of government. foundations. tontine and partner are analyzed. rotating credit associations such as Afrikan-originated esusu. Black Nationalism. corporations. Page 2 . Wilson frames this imperative by deconstructing the U. media and think tanks. Blueprint for Black Power: A Moral. Amos Wilson's Blueprint for Black Power) in both print and video form. thus elucidating oft-negated opportunities for economic empowerment. Blueprints posit that an African American/Caribbean/Pan-African bloc would be most potent for the generation and delivery of Black power in the United States and the World to counter White and Asian power networks. political parties. stocks. collectives such as investment clubs and credit unions.S. develop and implement. media. Potentially strong Black institutions as the church.RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July. often misused and underused financial institutions as securities. underwriting. industry.
and to some extent (limited and of recent origin) because they. These factors contribute mightily to their acceptance of White American power (domination) and the White American monopoly of positions of authority as legitimate. and their customary-traditional participation in the 'American (White) political-economic process and system is Page 3 . 2010 Updated Extracts from Textbook: "The oppressed and downtrodden. and the desire to possess it as sinful. having been traumatized by the abuse of power by their powerful oppressors." "To a significant degree Afrikan Americans accept and obey predominant White American power and its authorities (at least from social-psychological standpoint) because they agree with the rules of their establishment and expression as defined by White Americans. Therefore.' moral beliefs.e. their own reactionary selfnegation. How convenient a precept for rationalizing and maintaining the power of the haves over the have-nots! As the result of their ideological manipulation by the powerful and their own reactionary misperception of reality. This is even more the case when through their naïve acceptance of the self-serving deceptive propaganda perpetrated by the powers-that-be. often comes to perceive power itself as inherently evil..RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July. and their nursing of their internalized inferiority complexes. the poor and powerless have been made to perceive the pursuit. legal. have been permitted by White Americans to participate in political and social processes by which White power is given legitimacy. and other values and perspectives which justify them. i. the poor huddled masses perceive the possession and exercise of power as the inherent and exclusive prerogative of the ruling classes or races. many among the powerless and poor feel compelled to find in their powerlessness and poverty the emblematic signs of their Godliness and redemptive salvation. These forms of giving consent to the social power status quo on the part of Blacks help to obscure as well as deny the fact that they are in fact a dominated and severely exploited group (regardless of class). possession and application of power in their own behalf as unbecoming to themselves. share with White Americans the moral. The pursuit of power is viewed as unworthy of virtuous persons. Blacks. as by nature corrupting and therefore as something to be eschewed. perspectives. To a limited degree. denied and renounced. Afrikan Americans have been permitted access to certain positions of competent and legitimate authority. and helps to obscure the fact that their uncritical acceptance of the 'rules.
We shall constrain ourselves to brief. The illegitimacy of White American power is founded on the illegitimacy of its original sins--genocide. organization. on the exploitation or forced labor (enslavement) of Afrikans. This is because such power rests essentially on the near physical and genocidal decimation of Native Americans. morally justified or politically-socially ratified) by Afrikan Americans who at the time of its origination were held in captivity (slavery) and to this point in time have been largely excluded from significantly participating in American legitimating processes.. knowledge and social skills. legitimate and serve their interests. and on the systematic exclusion by Whites of both Black and Native Americans from the influential exercise of practically all forms of 'legitimate' power and authority in the United States.RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July. Black politics and activism without the Black ownership of and control over primary forms and bases of power such as property." "For social power to be exercised effectively the power holder must possess or control some important or valued material and/or social resource(s) which is the basis of his power. affection. theft of property. race consciousness and ideology. wealth and material possessions. By strategically rewarding or depriving others of these resources. is the recipe for Black political and non-political powerlessness. White power. organization. is illegitimate. etc. 2010 Updated tantamount to the legitimating of their own oppression and to the consensual ensurance of their own powerlessness. wealth. In its origins White American power was not legitimated (i. Power bases or resources may include physical safety. We do not include state politics in our discussion at this juncture because in the context of contemporary Afrikan American social. Page 4 . social recognition. voluntarily or contractually consented to. political and economic culture and the more basic issues it must resolve. The rules and beliefs which provide the means for legitimating White power were in fact pre-established.e.. in whatever form. social acceptability. beliefs and consent are manufactured by those in power to justify. he may use them to influence behavior in ways compatible with his interests. and enslavement. These power resources include property. health and well-being. From the historical point of view of Native and Afrikan Americans. Resources when used for such ends are referred to as power bases or resources. status and prestige. the theft of their properties. love. Rules. a satisfactory self-image and self-respect… We have no intentions to review the quite sizable number of possible power bases here. but pertinent. jobs and means to a livelihood. discussions of those power resources which are of important relevance to Afrikan Americans and the power relations between them and European Americans. preordained and imposed on Blacks against their will by Whites from the beginning. state politics is of secondary importance to the Black community.
The ignoring of Afrika by the Western nations provide windows of opportunity open to native Afrikans to drastically reduce the massive outflow or flight of capital. harmfully distract the Black community's attention from recognizing and eradicating the true causes of its problems and the remediation of its powerlessness. ongoing knowledge of the social. should vastly overhaul and reconstruct its educational orientation toward knowledge of the Motherland. The Afrikan American community. which has been estimated to exceed 80 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. disorganization of the traditional Black family. 2010 Updated The rather obtuse pursuit of political office and the ballot box as primary sources of power by the Black community and its politicians without its concomitant ownership of and control over important resources has actually hindered the development of real Black power in America. The activities of Black politicians. It must realize that its own economic salvation is coterminous with or tied to that of Afrika's. The community's concern with the election and appointment of Black political figures helps it to maintain false hopes that their attainment of office will significantly resolve its problems. While we are not implying a causal relationship between the increase of the number of Black appointed and elected officials and the increased misery indices of the Black community. poverty. It must invest money and human resources in Afrika's development and perceive its economic prosperity as its special responsibility and mission… Page 5 . That is. Afrikan peoples and nations across the Diaspora must apprise themselves of a full. especially. we are implying or asserting that their increase obscures those things which are responsible for and do little to ameliorate or uproot the increasing prevalence of social and economic problems in the Black community. increases in health problems of all types. economic and cultural history of Afrikan nations as well as their contemporary status and reorganize their sociocultural and economic structures so as to initiate and fuel continental Afrika's growth and development. the more elected and appointed Black politicians. and to reinvest it in their own countries. unemployment. inadequacies in education. given the current inadequacy of social organization and economic resources. there appears to be a paradoxical and positive correlation between the number of Blacks elected and appointed to high office and retrogressions in the civil and human rights extended to Black Americans during the past twenty years. and a host of other social and political ills have all attended increases in the number of Black elected and appointed officials. the more socialeconomic problems the Black community has suffered. More ominously. criminality and violence in the Black community. Increases in homelessness." "The responsibility of the Afrikan American community [is to ensure] Afrika's economic development.RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July.
Paperback Description This book presents two ground-breaking lectures by Amos Wilson. 2010 Updated The Afrikan American community must become vigilantly and jealously interested in U. Page 6 . Moreover. how Eurocentric history as mythology creates historical amnesia in Afrikans in order to rob them of the material. European Historiography and Oppression Exposed: An Afrikan Perspective and Analysis. advances the contention that the alleged mental and behavioral maladaptiveness of oppressed Afrikan peoples is a political-economic necessity for the maintenance of White domination and imperialism.com/wilson/wilson_books. Psychiatry and the Politics of White Supremacy Price: $18.africawithin. The second lecture.S." Other Books by Dr. It explicates why we should study history. Amos Wilson http://www. social and spiritual wherewithal for overcoming poverty and oppression. and European policies toward Afrika and seek to influence those policies in both its own and Afrika's favor.htm The Falsification of Afrikan Consciousness: Eurocentric History. The first. Eurocentric Political Dogmatism: Its Relationship to the Mental Health Diagnosis of Afrikan People. mental.RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July. it indicts the Eurocentric mental health establishment for entering into collusion with the Eurocentric political establishment to oppress and exploit Afrikan peoples by officially sanctioning these egregious practices through its misdiagnosing. this engrossing lectures the relationship between the rediscovery and rewriting of Afrikan history and achievement of liberation and prosperity by Afrikan peoples. mislabeling. how history-writing shapes the psychology of peoples and individuals. Furthermore. and mistreating of Afrikan peoples’ behavioral reactions to their oppression and their efforts to win their freedom and independence. was among the first contemporary analyses which delineated the role Eurocentric history-writing plays in rationalizing European oppression of Afrikan consciousness.00 .
RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July. Black-on-Black adolescent violence is rooted hazardous to the mental health of Black in historical and contemporary White-on-Black Children? Is the use of Black English a sign of violence.Paperback Understanding Black Adolescent Are Black and White Children the Male Violence: Its Remediation same? Is the Black Child merely a and Prevention White Child who 'happens' to be 'painted' Black? Are there any significant Price: $37. I. tests? Do Black parents socialize their one which interacts with the adolescent crises children to be inferior to White Children? Why of Black males and the socioeconomic have integrated schools and busing failed so conditions which typify inner-city communities many Black Children? If you have been looking to spawn criminality and violence. preventative approaches to this problem which the first of a UBCS series of books dealing with threatens the vitality of the Afrikan American the growth. Amos Wilson What effects does race awareness have on the shows in brilliant detail how American society mental and personality development of Black creates and sustains Black-on-Black Children? Are such leisure time activities as adolescent criminality in its inner-cities across the playing of certain games. Amos N. in a scholarly but readily understandable way. forthrightly confronts these and other issues. The Psychodynamics of the Black-on-Black criminal are presented here with a depth and clarity rarely seen before. development. He further argues that White-onmental inferiority? Why do Black Children Black violence induces in the Afrikan American generally score lower than White Children on community a pervasive false consciousness. The practical and workable remedial and Developmental Psychology of the Black Child.95 . More than for a single source which deals with these and an explanatory analysis of Black male related controversial questions from a black adolescent criminality. Page 7 . Its explanatory perspectives on the sociopsychological and politicoeconomic causes of Black-on-Black Violence are exceptionally insightful.95 . Wilson Price: $17. watching TV. Understanding Black perspective.Afrikan World Infosystems (November 1991) Description The Psychodynamics of Black Self-Annihilation in Service of White Domination represents a distinct milestone in criminology and Afrikan Studies.Paperback .Q. 2010 Updated Developmental Psychology of the Black Child From: $16. listening to the radio. then this book may be the book Adolescent Male Violence provides very for you. the United States. black child. incisive and iconoclastic. Black-On-Black Violence: The Psychodynamics of Black Self-Annihilation in Service of White Domination By Dr. For between its covers.00 .Paperback differences in the mental and physical growth Description and development of Black and White Children? In this ground-breaking volume. and education of the community. He boldly asserts that going to the movies.
Awakening the Natural Genius of Black Children By Dr. parent-training and pre-school programs which have made demonstrably outstanding and lasting differences in the intellectual. The quality of children’s educational experiences during infancy and early childhood are substantially related to their measured intelligence. responsibility of African people in America and abroad.Paperback . child-rearing practices. academic achievement and prosocial behavior. their natural genius it too frequently underdeveloped and misdirected by (1) the fact that the racist and imperialist status quo politically mandates their intellectual underachievement and social mal-adaptiveness.Afrikan World Infosystems 1st edition (December 1992) Description Afrikan children are naturally precocious and gifted. (4) a lack of confidence in their ability to equal or surpass the intellectual performance of any other ethnic group. moves far beyond blaming the victimizer. Awakening the Natural Genius of Black Children provides effective means by which these political and social maladies may be fully remedies.RBG StreetScholars Think Tank July. if not sole. simultaneously lays the practical. Its analyses of the collective psyches of both the White American and Black American communities are unsparingly and powerfully instructive. The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child. in revealing the anatomy of Black-on-Black violence. and of Western Europe’s need to continue-without end-its economic exploitation of Africa.' However. Wilson. Amos N. 2010 Updated The main thesis of this book is that the operational existence of Black-on-Black in the United States is psychologically and economically mandated by the White American-dominated status quo. Black-on-Black Violence. The criminalization of the Black American male is a psychopolitically engineered process designed to maintain the dependency and relative powerlessness of the Afrikan American and Pan-African communities. games and play materials. They begin life with a 'natural head start. however. The reader will not be left unmoved. Page 8 Designed by RBG Street Scholar . author of the bestseller. (3) a lack of knowledge of their positively unique developmental psychology. Although Professor Wilson argues that Black-on-Black Violence is orchestrated by White America’s need to maintain its oppressive domination of Black America. surveys the daily routines. Amos N. Its meticulous and painstaking exposure of the psycho-social and intrapsychical dynamics of Black-on-Black criminality is startlingly revealing. In this volume. This book. he also contends that the ending of Black-on-Black violence is the primary. intellectual and political foundations for its social eradication. (2) belief in the myth that intelligence is fixed at birth and that Afrikans are innately less intelligent than Europeans. Wilson Price: $15. and (5) the general lack of infant and early childhood educational experiences which stimulate. sustain and actualize their abundant human potential.00 . parent-child interactions. Intelligence is not fixed at birth. academic and social performance of Black children.
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