“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)"
Thanks for sharing this interesting video, Melanin Man. Imagine how different this country might be if we never “integrated”.. I see more pros than cons.Read more "coloreds only"
To My Son by Jendella Benson What is there to be said? I can only feel anger for so long until it ferments into the cold reality of endless despair. In the echo chambers of our social media spheres we are all shouting, all screaming, all crying the same thing. The hopelessness of such a […] […]Read more "“I Have My Anger Back” | Jendella Benson — Media Diversified"
There are several things I loathe about Facebook. Firstly, that it has become an alternate form of reality, where people can craft and control their public perception in contradiction of their truth selves. The time people spend contriving their facade via Facebook is akin to the time politicians spend campaigning to convince us to vote […]Read more "Social Criminal Defense Attorneys [a reblog]"
I am jealous of people who know where they come from. Of the “My grandma is from Jamaica like slick straight from Jamaica.” Smooth speech like patois is cocoa butter smooth on your back/ side and “My dad’s family has lived in the south his whole life” That Backstory © Imani Diltz, thoughtsandkeys.comRead more "That Backstory"