‘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 […]Read more "Black Lives Matter is Destined to Fail"
I’m always annoyed about why black people have to bear the brunt of everyone else’s contempt. If we are not totally understanding and smiling, suddenly we’re demons. -Toni Morrison Me too, Toni. Me too. Yet there are crickets or we’re told to shut up when we complain of our constant mistreatment. When did we […]Read more
Not gonna lie, at first I only really knew of Jesse Williams from his tweets and candid interviews. Never saw him on an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, nor did I know that he’s actually a celebrity– which proves he is much more than an actor- practicing what he preaches and vigilantly speaking on stuff that really matters, on […]Read more "week 31 \\ 2015"
I feel GLOSSRAGS is especially fitting for this edition of Black Every Friday. If nothing else, the And Counting tees can spark a conversation. Keep that necessary dialogue going. Pose as a reminder of the senseless acts of violence damaging + taking the lives of our loved ones. I purchased a shirt from this young sister, Randi Gloss [seen above], […]Read more "Black on Black Love"
Because we Black people tend to.. It’s been a month since the McKinney pool party incident. I do not consider myself a deep thinker, but I just wish WE would wake up and stop being so fucking lax about incidents like this. We need to stay mad, remind people, keep the dialogue going, unite. Sure, at […]Read more "lest we forget"