Courtland Savage started Fly For The Culture last year in an effort to increase the number of minority pilots. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that only 3% of all commercial pilots in the U.S. are Black, and a duo of Black pilots are teaming up to address this issue. Pilots Courtland Savage and Jerome […]
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“Power cannot be found, grown, cultivated, or gathered. It is a social construct of a mutually agreed upon illusion. Leaders can take, wield, and hold on to power, for only, as long as it is given to them by people.” –malakhaijonezs Keyword: illusion. So take back your power. Use it wisely. ❤ image found […]Read more "week 25"
“The function, the very serious function of racism, is distraction” – Toni Morrison They tell us we are apes, so we spend our time hating apes and fighting to be recognised as human. They tell us we are not human, so we use our energy telling them that we matter, re batho: Motho ke motho […]Read more "Unlearning Human Aspirations ( a repost)"
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By Amber Butts Female octopuses die from anemia and exhaustion 2-10 months after they give birth. They spend those months protecting and cleaning their eggs. They do not eat. As my body spread over a cold chair and a doctor said words I did not understand, I shook. I took two pills and waited for… A […]Read more "My womb is not a burial site: What is motherhood to Black women facing abortion & the loss of their children?"