While I’m listening to the speaker at this mega church and his slideshow screen about his interpretation of the King James Bible, several things I was pondering a lot of real world things happening around us. And yes, I was sexting a sista from Brazil I just met last night who joined me at a tapas spot here in Atlanta – I didn’t realize how funny and lively this sista was until these text messages. I am wondering if she likes me all of a sudden for my personality or my computer programming skills, tho.
But that ain’t he point of writing this article, I had something on my mind about a blog article I read a few days ago. I’m going to have to say it again brothas and sistas need to follow the money:
Over at Subrealism, they showed a video from the Brookings institute that talked about the metropolitan areas. The Brookings institute as well as every other institution has the same conclusion that we share here at Dream and Hustle about reviving the American economy. The American economy can only be driven by the metropolitan areas and the majority of these American metropolitan areas have a good portion of control by African-American politicians.
I asked about Latin America and CNu over there explained the class system down there that still exist and really, the majority of middle class growth in places like Latin is coming from American and other multi-national corporations hiring educated workers and creating the middle class. But I don’t believe these multi-nationals are creating jobs, I believe they are transferring jobs that used to be done in America, by African-American middle class workers to these emerging nations.
I also noticed the video speak of Warsaw, Poland – you may not know this but Warsaw is also booming right now. I’m getting a lot of job offers to work in Warsaw and many of my cats in Europe in IT I know of is looking at the area. Another little secret is Warsaw, Poland is also a test bed of next generation technology and we been monitoring the area there, so you brothas and sistas are not left in the dark – Dream and Hustle has always been on top of it for our people to stay globally competitive.
Why I’m thinking about this is because if you are under 50 years old, you better realize something I told you a long time ago on this blog. We are a metropolitan economy, meaning your resume better not have some you worked at several companies in the Mid-Ohio region like a damn cornball. Cats are job hopping around metropolitan areas around the world on projects. How you going to f*cking look with your resume just in Chicago jobs and the next guy worked on projects from China to Canada to UK and taught cats in India? You will be lucky to work in some crappy industrial park somewhere in the suburbs for the rest of your life, homey and that’s real talk.
I’m tired of trying to talk to African-Americans about what’s going on and the first thing Black people want to do is reinforce their ego and cling on to what they know. Look, the only way you brothas and sistas can cling onto what you know is you create an economic platform based on what you know. For example, you in New York and you created a business that export hip hop culture in the forms of clothing, music, events and so on. You holding it down for your people and your culture and you represent – that’s the only way your Black ass can be able to cling on to what you know around you.
But if you one of these college degreed with student loans cats keep running around trying to work jobs at large corporations to look important, ain’t got no side hustle or entrepreneurial skills to do for self then you better step your damn game up to the global level. You sitting here pretending multi-national corporations ain’t finding overseas cats willing to do the same work as you brothas and sistas for a cheaper rate. They doing 5-to-15 year strategy outlooks on this but you sitting here just THINKING things will be okay in the next 5-to-15 years, based on your two-bit opinion, your outdated data points and your worthless beliefs.
So what I’m saying is there is really only two choices for African-Americans to maintain their middle class position. First option is brothas and sistas going to have to create an economy based on what they know and what’s around them and it has to be done in a collective and clustered fashion. That means African-Americans have to come together and build up economic growth in places like Atlanta or Detroit or somewhere and use that template on other major metropolitan cities we brothas and sistas are currently holding down.
Second option is brothas and sistas are just going to have to join the global economy like every other culture in this world meaning having to work on a global level for global-based companies and global-based challenges. You are going to have to get your passport, going to have to create a STEM-based career because that is what other foreign cats are doing to get jobs worldwide. Do not get your behind confused – it ain’t about your career discipline, it’s about stacking paper so you can secure your financial situation and future. That’s the current worldwide battle to put food on our table we are fighting right here and right now, get over it and face it.
This is why I don’t want any of you cats even nowhere near that crap Black Web 2.0/NewMe is on because they are focusing on outdated stuff like trickle-down economics. They want some VC to trickle down funding to them running a Black identity hustle when none of them have any real roots in any Black neighborhood or community. VCs are looking at Asian markets and investing in everything from male K-pop groups to technology entrepreneurs in Singapore because that’s what’s selling, not that silly stuff I keep hearing coming out of NewMe/Black Web 2.0.
Let me say it one more time so no African-Americans is confused on why they are still stagnant and broke and the best they can do is work at some BS job in an industrial park where hookers and drug users start showing up after 8:30pm. Either (1) you going to be an entrepreneur and create opportunities in your community and hold down you and yours and your people and do what you love to do and export and import goods and services or (2) you going to have to work globally and have global skills with STEM being the most accessible. Anything other than that, you on some denial type BS, real talk.