Activist, Photographer and Oral Historian Marti Corn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From her project ‘The Ground On Which I Stand‘. To see Marti’s projects click on any image. In 1871, the community of Tamina was created by freed slaves fortunate enough to buy their own land. Along […] Who […]Read more "The Historical Roots Of An African American Community | Tamina, Texas (a reblog)"
When A Culture Produces This Much Sexual Assault, It’s No Accident… It’s Patriarchy Patriarchy is ‘the’ culture that gave birth to the ‘isms’. 1st sexism, then classism, than racism, etc. It is hierarchical; (rich) white men at the top and they dominate and control everybody else…(white) women, poorer white men, and the ‘rest of us’. […] […]Read more "When A Culture Produces This Much Sexual Assault, It’s No Accident… It’s Patriarchy (a repost)"
Be a quiet racist, you don’t make enough money to irritate the minorities and interrupt my systemic capitalism. Be a good racist, gloat about how much you helped the homeless black man and neglect to tell the public how many times you called him a poor nigger on your way home. Be a devout racist, […]Read more "racist commandments"
I am an African who had their scales fall from their eyes Traumatised from the revelation behind their lies Of “You can be anything you want to be” And “Follow your dreams”; I mean, look what happened to Dr King Follwing those smooth slithering serpents’ doctrines. While I’m climbing on the rough side of this […] […]Read more "The African Disillusions of My Youth — MINDSIGHTCOLLECTIVE (a repost)"
And to think I used to want to be a teacher.. ❤Read more "What I Wasn’t Taught in School"
Now here in this country, we’ve got something called a nigger.. We have invented the nigger. I didn’t event him. White people invented him. I’ve always known, I had to know by the time I was 17 years old, What you were describing was not me, And what you were afraid of was not me […]Read more "Who is the nigger?"