My Open Letter To Evan Mawarire

Dear Pastor Evan Mawarire

Firstly I hope you and your family are settling well in the USA, it must be quite refreshing there compared to our troubled Zimbabwe. I write this letter to you as a follower of This Flag movement. I am one of the thousands of people who prayed for you fervently when you were arrested. I also prayed for you the day you fled to South Africa when no one knew where you were and your followers were worried sick about your safety. I remember waking my husband up (who is not even from Zimbabwe) asking him to pray for you with me.  Everyday he would ask me of the latest update. We watched the whole movement in amazement as it gained momentum, watching all the videos daily and praying earnestly for Zimbabwe. That is how heavily involved my husband and I  became in the #This Flag

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Churches and Economic Development

Supporting Entrepreneurship

by Christine Hamilton-Pennell
Growing Local Economies, Inc.

Most people don’t think of churches and other houses of worship as drivers of economic development. After all, the separation of church and state in the U.S. means that not-for-profit religious institutions do not pay property and other taxes. A community that depends on property taxes to drive government revenues will lose money on the property owned by a church or other house of worship (temple, synagogue, mosque, or shrine).

But looked at from another perspective, churches and other houses of worship contribute to the local economy in a variety of ways. Most churches employ at least one person, and many have upwards of 20 employees, especially if they operate a childcare facility or school. Since they generally operate a facility, churches are consumers of energy to heat and cool the often large, open spaces. They also use insurance, maintenance, landscaping, and construction…

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Dear Black People….

ntsikimazwai

Dear Black people….

So let me get this right….. u wear white people’s hair; you bleach your skin; you wear suits; take your kids to white schools; you don’t know your languages, customs and traditions; you swopped iizangoma for Christianity; u prefer white neighbourhoods and look down on places where there are many blacks; you laugh at blacks who don’t know English and call them backwards; u even replaced your pan African anthem with one they killed you with; you don’t know your own history but know Europe’s history; You hail EVERYTHING which is not African and then you have the nerve to say ‘it does not make me unAfrican?????” WTF *_*

 

What exactly is it that makes u African now that you have denounced everything African? How can you be African when you are just a European clone and western ambassador?

 

You confuse me when you are…

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Dear Black People….

ntsikimazwai

Dear Black people….

So let me get this right….. u wear white people’s hair; you bleach your skin; you wear suits; take your kids to white schools; you don’t know your languages, customs and traditions; you swopped iizangoma for Christianity; u prefer white neighbourhoods and look down on places where there are many blacks; you laugh at blacks who don’t know English and call them backwards; u even replaced your pan African anthem with one they killed you with; you don’t know your own history but know Europe’s history; You hail EVERYTHING which is not African and then you have the nerve to say ‘it does not make me unAfrican?????” WTF *_*

 

What exactly is it that makes u African now that you have denounced everything African? How can you be African when you are just a European clone and western ambassador?

 

You confuse me when you are…

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Dear Black People….

ntsikimazwai

Dear Black people….

So let me get this right….. u wear white people’s hair; you bleach your skin; you wear suits; take your kids to white schools; you don’t know your languages, customs and traditions; you swopped iizangoma for Christianity; u prefer white neighbourhoods and look down on places where there are many blacks; you laugh at blacks who don’t know English and call them backwards; u even replaced your pan African anthem with one they killed you with; you don’t know your own history but know Europe’s history; You hail EVERYTHING which is not African and then you have the nerve to say ‘it does not make me unAfrican?????” WTF *_*

 

What exactly is it that makes u African now that you have denounced everything African? How can you be African when you are just a European clone and western ambassador?

 

You confuse me when you are…

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BLACK GOVERNMENT

ntsikimazwai

‘Things were better during apartheid?’

Sies man! How dare you spit on the blood which was spilt, to free us from an inhumane system?

How exactly was life better when black people lived in a constant state of fear? How was it better when black people HAD TO carry a dompass? Do you realise that if you worked in Rosebank, it meant it was illegal for you to be in Sandton? Had you been found in Sandton, you would be beaten, sent to jail or both.

There was a total restriction of black people’s movements.

On the subject of Sandton…you wouldn’t be allowed to live there let alone buy property.

It is the struggle for freedom, which is responsible for us going anywhere, as we please.

It is because of the brave men and women who burnt their passes; who marched on the Union building. It is because of the…

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