“Black people are not dark-skinned white people,” says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are much more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage. 18 Mar Marketing Communications Pioneer, Tom Burrell, born March 18, , is a recognized leader and change-agent credited with revolutionizing. 7 May Book Review of Brainwashed: the Nonfiction, Paperback by Tom Burrell ( SmileyBooks, May 07, ).
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I will be saving this book and giving it to my child when he becomes a freshman and I will use it to have important discussions with him about the diaspora.
I will never look at another black sitcom or video the same again, because there is so much negativity and self-hatred put into this vehicles that it just reinforces the stereotypes that were created by the burrelll master over years ago and still persist, because the slaves bought into how the master defined safety and security and who they were as non-humans. As an adult this book didn’t tell me anything that I hadn’t already figured out, but it was still a good read and will be a good resource.
Read more Read less. Everyone in America should take note. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I gave the rating of five stars because of its details on coming back from slavery to modern day.
Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority
It’s time to acknowledge the Black Queens! I wrote this book to serve as a catalyst for deprogramming society from the myth that blacks are innately inferior to whites.
I shook my head in brainwawhed, but I was too scared to tell them to shut up. I do believe that there are some women in particular who are tender headed and just don’t want to go through the pain every day.
Read this book and don’t allow yourself to be the butt of anymore jokes about fried chicken, big dicks, bad parenting, poverty, crime or prison. I finished reading this book on the way home from work on a busy B train. A must read for European Americans who want to more deeper appreciate the diversity all around us.
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Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority by Tom Burrell
I must say that I quite enjoyed this book. Jan 22, Chris Theule-VanDam rated it it was amazing. For instance most rappers are paid to perform the role of a gangster thug or buffoon by their manager who is white. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Health issues mental and physicalpoverty, disunity, lack of opportunity, deep insecurity, lack of education, and self-hatred are rampant in many black communities in America.
I applaud Thomas J. In this powerful examination of “the greatest propaganda campaign of all time”—the masterful marketing of black inferiority, aka the BI Complex—Burrell poses ten disturbing questions that will make black people look in the mirror and ask why, nearly years after the Emancipation Proclamation, so bureell blacks still think and act like slaves.
Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. We must WANT to uplift our mind, body, and soul. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Reinforced what I had been growing conscious of namely, how detrimental consuming the wrong kinds and forms of media can be to ones sense of equality.
What was challenging for me as I read was the tendency for the bfainwashed to not detail other possibilities of why African-Americans do certain things. Aug 20, Beverlee rated it really liked it Shelves: Perhaps Burrell wants to get people thinking so that the next generation can devise solutions to changing the way blacks perceive themselves, and therefore how they are perceived by others………………… Nevertheless this was a book that kept me intrigued with the reality of the “Black Inferiority Complex” a state of mind that I explored in an essay a few years back.
Sep 10, Jeremy rated it it was amazing.
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This was a great book as it gave detailed information about the plight of African-Americans in light of media exploitation. While these problems are not confined to the braibwashed community they are particularly destructive to the black community.
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Regardless of which end of the spectrum you fall within, this book will undoubtedly spark a lot of conversation and possibly self reflection.
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This stuff is real and has been going on for years. Burrell burrell beyond exposing the problems infecting our mental psyche by providing us with the why; Why we feel, think and believe the myth’s, stereotypes and generalizations presented to us.