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 […] […]
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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 […]
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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.com
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‘Black Lives Matter’ is destined to fail unless it embraces Garveyism a reblog spotted on The Melanin Man, published on theGrio.com + written by Theo E.J. Wilson September 23, 2016 at 11:43 AM filed in: News, Opinion Malcolm and Marcus would be ashamed of us. All these years later, the children of the enslaved are still trying to wrestle their humanity out […]
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