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Race Matters: Sinead O’Connor Addresses The Trayvon Martin Tragedy, And The Black Community In Open Letter!

Posted on March 26th, 2012 - By Bs/kCOOL

Sinead O'Connor writes open letter addressing Trayvon Martin's shooting death

No hair, don’t care, she’s got something to say dammit!

Sinead O’Connor Writes Letter Addressing Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

Today marks one month that 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by “Neighborhood Watch leader” George Zimmerman. Clearly we have all been affected by the egregious nature of this senseless shooting, and many of us have used various mediums to express our feelings of sadness and anger.

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has written a lengthy letter in regards to her feelings about the case that has captured the nations attention.

After the flip take a look at a few propaganda pictures of Trayvon that have circulating as well as Sinead’s letter in it’s entirety.

I would like to extend my very deepest sympathies to the family and other loved ones of murdered teenager, Trayvon Martin. I am very sad today (and am certain the whole of Ireland is) to learn of poor Trayvon’s terrifying ordeal and horrified by the fact his known and named and admitted killer has not been arrested, despite the crime having taken place a month ago. This is a disgrace to the entire human race.

For those out there who believe black people to be less than pure royalty, let me inform you of a little known, but scientifically proven, many times over, FACT. Which after reading, you will hopefully feel both very stupid and very sorry. For you dishonor your own mothers and grandmothers.

EVERY human being on earth, no matter what their culture, creed, skin colour, or nationality, shares one gene traceable back to one African woman. Scientists have named it ‘The Eve Gene’. This means ALL of us, even ridiculously stupid, ignorant, perverted, blaspheming racists are the descendants of one African woman.

One African woman is the mother of all of us. Africa was the first world. You come from there! Your skin may be ‘white’.. because you didn’t need it to be black any more where you lived. But as Curtis Mayfield said.. “You’re just the surface of our dark, deep well”. So you’re being morons. And God is having the last laugh at your ignorant expense.

If you hate black people, its yourself you hate. And the mother who bore you. If you kill or wish ill on black people, its yourself you kill and wish ill on. As well as the mother who bore you.

When you dishonor the the utter glory and majesty of black people, you lie. Your heart lies to you and you let it. Despite seeing every day, all your life, how you and your country would be less than wonderfully functioning and inspiring to the world, without the manifold and glorious contributions made by the descendants of African slaves, who did not by the way actually ask to go to America and leave their future families there to be disrespected for eternity.

What are you doing hating yourself by hating your brothers and sisters who daily show you nothing but inspiration and love, despite having NOTHING, in their own country? Despite having barely a chance of anything, because of racism. Despite being granted no ‘permission’ for proper self-esteem.

These beautiful people continue to believe in and even manifest Jesus Christ better than you do. That alone could stand as the greatest reason your racism is blasphemy, were it not for all the other reasons.

These people you hate and fear ARE the body of Christ, just as we all are. Every child, woman or man. And they know it. Maybe thats why you cant bear to look at them. Because you see Jesus Christ and you cant stand the light.

Stop this ridiculous and uneducated attitude. You would be dead without black people. Think of all the greatest music ever composed. The greatest songs. The greatest inspirational heroes.. Muhammad Ali, Mandela, Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman, Soujourner Truth, Bob Marley, Nina Simone, Curtis Mayfield. So many absolute angels, sent from God.

Without the inspiration of these people many millions of so-called ‘white’ people, including myself would not have had the strength to pay the price of life.

And black youth in America. I’m talking to you here too. I love you. So I don’t mean to sound cross, I’m just being a mother.. Why are you killing each other? Why are you hating yourselves? You are the most important people God ever sent to this earth, every man, woman and child among you! Don’t let uneducated people win and take your self-esteem or your esteem for each other, and make you kill each other. over guns, drugs, bling, or any other nonsense.

You are now entering YOUR version of a sort of civil rights movement and you’re gonna see history being made in what has certainly the profoundest potential to become THE most wonderful country on earth. Because soon ALL ‘isms’ and ‘sits” will end. including racism, as the people of the earth begin to understand, we are all one.

We came from one mother. We are all brothers and sisters. And we CAN get beyond this ILLUSION of separateness. With prayer and love. It CAN change. It WILL change. And YOU guys (young people of all kinds) are the ones who are gonna GENTLY change it. And you know where it starts? With MUSIC.

Don’t be guided by rap. Gangsta or otherwise. Sure.. enjoy it.. adore it.as I do.. but realize this.. rap ain’t about your civil or spiritual rights, baby boys and girls. It.. along with most music nowadays.. is about falsenesses and vanities. Bling, drugs, sex, guns and people- dissing. Its giving you the message you ain’t ‘good enough’ if you don’t have bling and ting.. and money. Or if you’re not what it deems ‘sexy’.


Poor Curtis Mayfield must be crying all day and night ALL day and night in heaven, every day and night.. To see what has been so successfully achieved by those who sent guns, drugs, and bling to squash the civil rights movement. Now you all don’t have to be murdered by racists any more.. you’re murdering each other FOR them! And your parents and grandparents are left crying.

Go back to strong black musical guides who left you information in the 60s and 70s. when they were living through the civil rights struggle. Curtis Mayfield. The Impressions. Nina Simone, Mahalia Jackson. Sing back the Holy Spirit ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, as those artists did.

Forget bling. Forget “Get Rich Or Die Trying”. That is an evil message. Evil my dears is only life backwards. Turn it the right way up. With music. The messages American black youth are being given through music are not about the spiritual and therefore strong and conquering but PEACEFUL making of YOUR country into the wonderful place it secretly is and can be.. BECAUSE OF YOU, and BY YOU!!

You know not how you are adored, appreciated, valued, loved, cried for,smiled for, prayed for, all over the world. You know not how much inspiration and uplift-ment of heart you give to millions just by your presence on earth.

These musical guides will give you self-esteem. When you have self-esteem you can achieve anything. You can stand in the street as many did yesterday and change your country peacefully and with song. Chant down Babylon as the Rastas say. Rastafari will also give you self esteem. Investigate it.

You will notice, my beautiful sons and daughters, when you study, as you must, footage of all civil rights gatherings, how singing and music and sound and voice and the Holy Spirit were all employed and were so much part of the energy which moved things along.. just as running was in the South African gatherings I saw on tv in my own childhood, which inspired me to survive my own horrors.

What you listen to musically and whether or not you employ the Holy Spirit’s highest will for your life is whats gonna make you transcend all you’re having to suffer (the worst of which is low self-esteem.. or esteem based upon material ‘success’ or ‘sexiness’)) as a result of being the descendants of people who didn’t ask to be stolen and leave you where you are. Delete bling. Get conscious with your music. Demand conscious music from your artists. Go back to the artists who left you proper guidance.


This is some serious stuff and we (all manner of musical artists) are too silent on matters of enormous spiritual importance. Lemme ask you.. Jayzee and Eminem et al. Why was it always the black people only worked in the post rooms of record companies, which was always in the basement? Why was it that as each floor went up the skins got paler till it was fuckin ghosts at the top? And all us artists.. even me.. said nothing? Those buildings (record companies) always struck me as being a microcosm or painting of America, racially speaking. Christ almighty.. if its like that in the music business how is anything ever going to change?

We, musical artists are too silent on important stuff. And it is our job to be the gate-keepers of truth. ALL the people of this earth must come together eventually and see that we are one. ALL artists must stand up. Black, white, yellow, green, pink, fucking polka dot.. and be a light in these times.

The world is going to shift massively this year.. spiritually speaking. Musical artists are to be a massive part of that shift. Get up, lets all of us. And light Jah fire.. and BE lights.

Where’s the fire gone from music? Where is the love? the oneness? The knowing that music CAN and WILL move things in the right spiritual direction without hatred or violence? We must box clever. Sing the devil to sleep at your feet. Thats what Curtis teaches. He is the master of ALL musical masters. forget, forget, forget and forget again bling and guns and drugs and the worship of fame and money. Its time to wake up. We KNOW the power of music. Why aren’t we using it to change anything important?

Musicians all over the world should now gently demand this child’s killer be arrested immediately and the family of Treyvon Martin be immediately apologized to upon bended knee. Frankly. I myself would like an apology! America is a country I love and adore. what this man has done is un-American in the most horrific extreme.

Him not being arrested is extremely embarrassing and does absolutely NOT paint the true picture of of a country and a people who for the 90% majority are the kindest, most loving, intelligent, and wonderful people you could know.

Please.. ALL Americans should deplore this crime. As should ALL people of ALL nations. And deplore the fact this man has not been arrested. All Irish people should do the same. And I ask that we here in Ireland should express through our American embassy that we would like to see this man arrested this very minute. Because racism is not acceptable. Nor is vigilantism. And this was very clearly in no way at all a case of self-defense.

I leave you with some lyrics of Curtis Mayfield’s which I feel are appropriate for this situation. I am certain Curtis would have wanted to contribute to discussion on the issue of Treyvon’s murder and the condition of young black people in America today.. so here goes.. the song is called This Is My Country.. from the album of the same name.

Some people think we don’t have the right

to say its my country

before they give in

they’d rather fuss and fight

than say its my country

I’ve paid three hundred years or more

of slave-driving sweat and welts on my back

This is my country

Too many have died in protecting my pride

for me to go second class

We’ve survived a hard blow and I want you to know

that you must face us at last

And I know you will give consideration

shall we perish unjust or live equal as a nation?

This is my country.

SHE MAKES A LOT OF SENSE! GLAD SHE IS TAKING A STAND ON THE LATE

Trayvon Martin Tragedy

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Reply #1 posted 03/26/12 8:03am

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Good to know she's fully aware of the history of the human species. Maybe others need to take the time to educate themselves as well. .biggrin

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Reply #2 posted 03/26/12 8:39am

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This really is Politics Religion (Racial Issues) topic, it's not really about Sinead as an 'artist'

good post though, but has to be moved.

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All thanks to Sinead. thumbs up!

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Even an atheist can appreciate a message like that.
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thumbs up!

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Reply #8 posted 03/26/12 9:43pm

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You have gotta be kiddin' me...This is all that can be said about this thread???!!!

First give thanks to Sinead for her passionate and meaningful thread.

The African American Nation of the United States has sat back time and time again, since being brought to this country, living in a dream or nightmare world. First from the horror of being uprooted, stripped, raped and having our identity and languages taken from us. We have witnessed and been victim to atrocity after atrocity to our people by the hands of those who hate the color of our skin. We have been beaten, whipped, skinned, hung by ropes and chains, dragged down the road by chains, attacked and all other manor of vicious hate crimes and at all times at the price of many lives. This is not just our history. THIS IS OUR PRESENT DAY REALITY. Through all of this not only has it been just the loss of lives but also the fact that we have merely sat back and have hardly put a dent into the situation of racism and it's ugly effects. We can take the vile verbal assualts over the internet...who cares but when we are facing constant injustices like the Trayvon Martin Tragedy we have to realize that all the marches and protest in the world are not going to change a thing. They never have and they never will...WAKE UP NOW...EVERYBODY!!

Sinead hit on some serious stuff. When are the Youth of ALL Nations going to start the Revolution?? I am not talking about a Revolution that leads to war but THE Spiritual Revolution. When I say Spiritual Revolution I am not talking about religion nor any izms or scizms. I am talking about THE Revolution that speaks to the heart of every man woman and child with hate in their hearts, hate in their walk, hate in their talk and hate in their actions. I am talking about a Revolution unlike any ever witnessed by mankind. The one that speaks to the SPIRIT within...It is time!

Be it music...literature...poetry...photography...drama...life coaching...mentoring... It does not matter what. Stop waiting for someone else to lead the way. You are the World You Want to See so Be It! Let it start with you! Right here right now! You don't have to be a poet to start a poem you will be come one when your done. You don't have to be a musician to make music you will be one when your done. Your don't have to be photographer to take pictures you will be one when your done. Do you get it?? Good...Do it...You have to help create the World you want to live in...Do it Now!

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LotusMama said:

You have gotta be kiddin' me...This is all that can be said about this thread???!!!

First give thanks to Sinead for her passionate and meaningful thread.

The African American Nation of the United States has sat back time and time again, since being brought to this country, living in a dream or nightmare world. First from the horror of being uprooted, stripped, raped and having our identity and languages taken from us. We have witnessed and been victim to atrocity after atrocity to our people by the hands of those who hate the color of our skin. We have been beaten, whipped, skinned, hung by ropes and chains, dragged down the road by chains, attacked and all other manor of vicious hate crimes and at all times at the price of many lives. This is not just our history. THIS IS OUR PRESENT DAY REALITY. Through all of this not only has it been just the loss of lives but also the fact that we have merely sat back and have hardly put a dent into the situation of racism and it's ugly effects. We can take the vile verbal assualts over the internet...who cares but when we are facing constant injustices like the Trayvon Martin Tragedy we have to realize that all the marches and protest in the world are not going to change a thing. They never have and they never will...WAKE UP NOW...EVERYBODY!!

Sinead hit on some serious stuff. When are the Youth of ALL Nations going to start the Revolution?? I am not talking about a Revolution that leads to war but THE Spiritual Revolution. When I say Spiritual Revolution I am not talking about religion nor any izms or scizms. I am talking about THE Revolution that speaks to the heart of every man woman and child with hate in their hearts, hate in their walk, hate in their talk and hate in their actions. I am talking about a Revolution unlike any ever witnessed by mankind. The one that speaks to the SPIRIT within...It is time!

Be it music...literature...poetry...photography...drama...life coaching...mentoring... It does not matter what. Stop waiting for someone else to lead the way. You are the World You Want to See so Be It! Let it start with you! Right here right now! You don't have to be a poet to start a poem you will be come one when your done. You don't have to be a musician to make music you will be one when your done. Your don't have to be photographer to take pictures you will be one when your done. Do you get it?? Good...Do it...You have to help create the World you want to live in...Do it Now!

<img src=" /> thumbs up! I love your post. I wish I could just scream into the ears of those who sit by and let things happen and do nothing to influence things.......WAKE UP!!! WAKE UP!!!!

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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Posted on March 26th, 2012 - By Bs/kCOOL

Sinead O'Connor writes open letter addressing Trayvon Martin's shooting death

No hair, don’t care, she’s got something to say dammit!

Sinead O’Connor Writes Letter Addressing Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

Today marks one month that 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by “Neighborhood Watch leader” George Zimmerman. Clearly we have all been affected by the egregious nature of this senseless shooting, and many of us have used various mediums to express our feelings of sadness and anger.

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has written a lengthy letter in regards to her feelings about the case that has captured the nations attention.

After the flip take a look at a few propaganda pictures of Trayvon that have circulating as well as Sinead’s letter in it’s entirety.

I would like to extend my very deepest sympathies to the family and other loved ones of murdered teenager, Trayvon Martin. I am very sad today (and am certain the whole of Ireland is) to learn of poor Trayvon’s terrifying ordeal and horrified by the fact his known and named and admitted killer has not been arrested, despite the crime having taken place a month ago. This is a disgrace to the entire human race.

For those out there who believe black people to be less than pure royalty, let me inform you of a little known, but scientifically proven, many times over, FACT. Which after reading, you will hopefully feel both very stupid and very sorry. For you dishonor your own mothers and grandmothers.

EVERY human being on earth, no matter what their culture, creed, skin colour, or nationality, shares one gene traceable back to one African woman. Scientists have named it ‘The Eve Gene’. This means ALL of us, even ridiculously stupid, ignorant, perverted, blaspheming racists are the descendants of one African woman.

One African woman is the mother of all of us. Africa was the first world. You come from there! Your skin may be ‘white’.. because you didn’t need it to be black any more where you lived. But as Curtis Mayfield said.. “You’re just the surface of our dark, deep well”. So you’re being morons. And God is having the last laugh at your ignorant expense.

If you hate black people, its yourself you hate. And the mother who bore you. If you kill or wish ill on black people, its yourself you kill and wish ill on. As well as the mother who bore you.

OMG... worship worship clapping clapping clapping I'm speechless after that. heart love2

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Reply #11 posted 03/27/12 2:34am

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Sinead may be crazier than a psych patient on day release, but damn....

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Cause nothing compares....nothing compares 2 u!"
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So true Neo and she is on point about human history a whole lot of researchers
in the field can back up what she is saying.
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What a fucking fruit cake.

Its a shame some of her valid comments will be lost in a rambling where she feels she can speak for the whole of her nation and her make believe deity.

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I'm eek and speechless after reading what she said. I thought she was just some skank nut job lol. Now I see her in a totally different light...WOW....you go girl, you tell 'em clapping

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noimageatall said:

KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Posted on March 26th, 2012 - By Bs/kCOOL

Sinead O'Connor writes open letter addressing Trayvon Martin's shooting death

No hair, don’t care, she’s got something to say dammit!

Sinead O’Connor Writes Letter Addressing Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

Today marks one month that 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by “Neighborhood Watch leader” George Zimmerman. Clearly we have all been affected by the egregious nature of this senseless shooting, and many of us have used various mediums to express our feelings of sadness and anger.

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has written a lengthy letter in regards to her feelings about the case that has captured the nations attention.

After the flip take a look at a few propaganda pictures of Trayvon that have circulating as well as Sinead’s letter in it’s entirety.

OMG... worship worship clapping clapping clapping I'm speechless after that. heart love2

I've never been a fan of hers, but I admire her for speaking the truth about the human species, and the continued problems of racism in America.

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What a fucking fruit cake.

Its a shame some of her valid comments will be lost in a rambling where she feels she can speak for the whole of her nation and her make believe deity.

I like that she is speaking on behalf of her nation nad has no right to.....it is a dare to any of them to step forward and claim that she is saying anything less than truthful--thereby openly embracing racism

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That was a lot to read and I hope her comments do not fall on deaf ears for unfortunately people either are ignorant to or flat out underestimate the hate that black people have experienced and are still experiencing in America.

One thing though about this comment ...

This is some serious stuff and we (all manner of musical artists) are too silent on matters of enormous spiritual importance. Lemme ask you.. Jayzee and Eminem et al. Why was it always the black people only worked in the post rooms of record companies, which was always in the basement? Why was it that as each floor went up the skins got paler till it was fuckin ghosts at the top? And all us artists.. even me.. said nothing? Those buildings (record companies) always struck me as being a microcosm or painting of America, racially speaking. Christ almighty.. if its like that in the music business how is anything ever going to change?

The music industry has had a lot to do with change in American culture. Crossover appeal brought recognition to black talent and made people think twice about those they would otherwise not talk to or live in fear of. Music has been used to tackle political and economic issues. Musicans have been able to use the law to go from the basement to the boardroom. If not for past struggles we wouldn't have JayZ's and Birman's or Sylvia Rhones.

I appreciate her commentary but things are not totally dismal and also I want to make sure black people are appreciated for more than just the arts. Civilization started in Africa and it will most likely end there too.

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StillGotIt said:

SquirrelMeat said:

What a fucking fruit cake.

Its a shame some of her valid comments will be lost in a rambling where she feels she can speak for the whole of her nation and her make believe deity.

I like that she is speaking on behalf of her nation nad has no right to.....it is a dare to any of them to step forward and claim that she is saying anything less than truthful--thereby openly embracing racism

Who are "them"? The Irish? They have been one of the most percecuted nations around. They don't need this druggy to show them the light.

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SquirrelMeat said:

StillGotIt said:

I like that she is speaking on behalf of her nation nad has no right to.....it is a dare to any of them to step forward and claim that she is saying anything less than truthful--thereby openly embracing racism

Who are "them"? The Irish? They have been one of the most percecuted nations around. They don't need this druggy to show them the light.

Yeah cuz Irish people can never ever be racist. rolleyes Kudos to Sinead. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't mean she lacks empathy and understanding. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't render her opinions pointless and insignificant.

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Reply #20 posted 03/28/12 12:12pm

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HotGritz said:

SquirrelMeat said:

Who are "them"? The Irish? They have been one of the most percecuted nations around. They don't need this druggy to show them the light.

Yeah cuz Irish people can never ever be racist. rolleyes Kudos to Sinead. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't mean she lacks empathy and understanding. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't render her opinions pointless and insignificant.

Why the hell is this now about the Irish??? The tragic death of this boy happened in the good ole US of A.

Sinead is talking from an outsider's point of view, albeit one who has been in your country many times due to her career.

The only part of that long piece where she talks about the Irish is asking them (or rather us, as I'm from Dublin) to complain to the US Embassy here about the killer still being at large.

We have enough problems of our own here but at least we don't have such social division and every idiot and his mother owning a firearm or three. Bad combination.

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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Posted on March 26th, 2012 - By Bs/kCOOL

Sinead O'Connor writes open letter addressing Trayvon Martin's shooting death

No hair, don’t care, she’s got something to say dammit!

Sinead O’Connor Writes Letter Addressing Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

Today marks one month that 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by “Neighborhood Watch leader” George Zimmerman. Clearly we have all been affected by the egregious nature of this senseless shooting, and many of us have used various mediums to express our feelings of sadness and anger.

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has written a lengthy letter in regards to her feelings about the case that has captured the nations attention.

After the flip take a look at a few propaganda pictures of Trayvon that have circulating as well as Sinead’s letter in it’s entirety.

I would like to extend my very deepest sympathies to the family and other loved ones of murdered teenager, Trayvon Martin. I am very sad today (and am certain the whole of Ireland is) to learn of poor Trayvon’s terrifying ordeal and horrified by the fact his known and named and admitted killer has not been arrested, despite the crime having taken place a month ago. This is a disgrace to the entire human race.

For those out there who believe black people to be less than pure royalty, let me inform you of a little known, but scientifically proven, many times over, FACT. Which after reading, you will hopefully feel both very stupid and very sorry. For you dishonor your own mothers and grandmothers.

EVERY human being on earth, no matter what their culture, creed, skin colour, or nationality, shares one gene traceable back to one African woman. Scientists have named it ‘The Eve Gene’. This means ALL of us, even ridiculously stupid, ignorant, perverted, blaspheming racists are the descendants of one African woman.

One African woman is the mother of all of us. Africa was the first world. You come from there! Your skin may be ‘white’.. because you didn’t need it to be black any more where you lived. But as Curtis Mayfield said.. “You’re just the surface of our dark, deep well”. So you’re being morons. And God is having the last laugh at your ignorant expense.

If you hate black people, its yourself you hate. And the mother who bore you. If you kill or wish ill on black people, its yourself you kill and wish ill on. As well as the mother who bore you.

Why is she so fucking magnificent? I love this, everything she says really comes together and properly addresses the factors involved in this case. And I, as a history major in college, know about the Eve gene that traces most of the world's population back to Africa. She's taught people a lesson I hope they never forget.

"They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting."
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Reply #22 posted 03/28/12 4:22pm

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PopeLeo said:

HotGritz said:

Yeah cuz Irish people can never ever be racist. rolleyes Kudos to Sinead. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't mean she lacks empathy and understanding. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't render her opinions pointless and insignificant.

Why the hell is this now about the Irish??? The tragic death of this boy happened in the good ole US of A.

Sinead is talking from an outsider's point of view, albeit one who has been in your country many times due to her career.

The only part of that long piece where she talks about the Irish is asking them (or rather us, as I'm from Dublin) to complain to the US Embassy here about the killer still being at large.

We have enough problems of our own here but at least we don't have such social division and every idiot and his mother owning a firearm or three. Bad combination.

Is that comment for me or for squirrelmeat? I'm not the one who has a problem with Sinead speaking for Ireland or herself as an Irish woman. I do have a problem with anyone thinking that she can't speak for her country or that Irish can't be racist simply because they've experienced racism from the English or rather discrimination based on nationality, religion and politics.

People don't have a problem speaking about a nation as a whole when it comes to religion, politics or war but when it comes to race then we want to break shit up by individuals. Interesting.

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Reply #23 posted 03/28/12 5:50pm

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HotGritz said:

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Who are "them"? The Irish? They have been one of the most percecuted nations around. They don't need this druggy to show them the light.

Yeah cuz Irish people can never ever be racist. rolleyes Kudos to Sinead. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't mean she lacks empathy and understanding. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't render her opinions pointless and insignificant.

You are missing my point. I'm not saying that because she's a druggy (you only have to have heard her in the last couple of weeks to know she is off her head), she can't show empathy and understanding.

My point is, there are 3 million other irish with empathy and understanding, but they don't need or agree with this druggy trying to speak for them.

Ask yourself this, why is she speaking up now, when she has a new record out? Why not shout that mouth off for the last 10 years?

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Reply #24 posted 03/28/12 6:50pm

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I noticed an article a few weeks maybe months ago Sinead was suicidal?? the found out she had a new album out but I'm too tired to go google it. lol

Was anyone else at the soundcheck where someone asked P about "Nothing Compares 2 U" and he got pissy and was like thats when the trouble started with WB? They were telling him what to do with his music. But he could not say no more cuz of the internet of something?? Classic.

What are you outraged about today? CNN has not told you yet?
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Reply #25 posted 03/28/12 8:06pm

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I like that she is speaking on behalf of her nation nad has no right to.....it is a dare to any of them to step forward and claim that she is saying anything less than truthful--thereby openly embracing racism

Who are "them"? The Irish? They have been one of the most percecuted nations around. They don't need this druggy to show them the light.

LOL....the majority of Irish here on this side of the pond were the reason that "bussing" was an issue because they didn't want their children going to school with black children, to the point of throwing stones at black kindergarten kids. I guess it all depends.....no group all thinks alike, but its sure as hell divided where I come from.

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Reply #26 posted 03/28/12 8:08pm

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SquirrelMeat said:

HotGritz said:

Yeah cuz Irish people can never ever be racist. rolleyes Kudos to Sinead. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't mean she lacks empathy and understanding. Just because she's been a druggy doesn't render her opinions pointless and insignificant.

You are missing my point. I'm not saying that because she's a druggy (you only have to have heard her in the last couple of weeks to know she is off her head), she can't show empathy and understanding.

My point is, there are 3 million other irish with empathy and understanding, but they don't need or agree with this druggy trying to speak for them.

Ask yourself this, why is she speaking up now, when she has a new record out? Why not shout that mouth off for the last 10 years?

Hmmmm.....I haven't been following her so I am not aware of her behavior. However, I still appreciate what she has written....

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Reply #27 posted 03/28/12 8:30pm

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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Posted on March 26th, 2012 - By Bs/kCOOL

Sinead O'Connor writes open letter addressing Trayvon Martin's shooting death

No hair, don’t care, she’s got something to say dammit!

Sinead O’Connor Writes Letter Addressing Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

Today marks one month that 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by “Neighborhood Watch leader” George Zimmerman. Clearly we have all been affected by the egregious nature of this senseless shooting, and many of us have used various mediums to express our feelings of sadness and anger.

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has written a lengthy letter in regards to her feelings about the case that has captured the nations attention.

After the flip take a look at a few propaganda pictures of Trayvon that have circulating as well as Sinead’s letter in it’s entirety.

Why is she so fucking magnificent? I love this, everything she says really comes together and properly addresses the factors involved in this case. And I, as a history major in college, know about the Eve gene that traces most of the world's population back to Africa. She's taught people a lesson I hope they never forget.

Yes she has, and she's not lying about that information either, and I bet she pissed a lof of folks off just by expressing what she knows regarding that information. I'm not a fan of hers, but I respect her for not being afraid to express what she knows about the human species.

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Reply #28 posted 03/29/12 11:09am

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2elijah said:

Good to know she's fully aware of the history of the human species. Maybe others need to take the time to educate themselves as well. .biggrin

Unfortunately, she is totally unaware about this case.

Those trying to make this about race are nothing more than antagonists.

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Reply #29 posted 03/29/12 11:32am

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2elijah said:

Good to know she's fully aware of the history of the human species. Maybe others need to take the time to educate themselves as well. .biggrin

Unfortunately, she is totally unaware about this case.

Those trying to make this about race are nothing more than antagonists.

Guess what? The majority in America and around the world, who are discussing this tragedy, don't know the full details of the tragedy either, but why should that stop anyone from expressig their opinion on it, and why should Sinead not have the right to speak on it as well?. She may be much more aware of the racial profiling and tensions that exists in America moreso than the many Americans that live here are willing to admit. Now she may come off 'crazy' to some, but Kudos to Sinead for expressing how she feels about it, as well as sharing her knowledge of the human species. Maybe some will learn something from what she shared.

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