In spite of its seemingly anti-white message.

from SR_thePangloss – #NewRules, New Slaves, and the Hip Hop Machine on Rap Genius

Meaning

Of course it wasn’t anti-white at all, but anyone who didn’t put in the time to listen to the message would certainly think that.

“Man, you ain’t gotta/Worry ‘bout a thing,” begins Chuck D, addressing his white audience. It’s fear that divides us, he says; understand me better and you won’t run…“Fear of a Black Planet” is about achieving that understanding, but on Public Enemy’s terms. In presenting their view of life from an Afro-centric, as opposed to Euro-centric, perspective, P.E. challenges listeners to step into their world.

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