Dear Black Man: a visual poem
We Can’t Afford It (a reblog)
We can’t afford it We’ve been nickeled and dimed far too many times To make fun of our sisters on the welfare line or To make fun of the young queens on the payday loan line in a bind Trying to pay fall tuition in the wintertime No more change left to spare There’s no […] […]Read more "We Can’t Afford It (a reblog)"
John Carlos [a reblog]
John Carlos (1945- ), a Black American runner, won the bronze medal for the 200m dash at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. It was he and gold-medal winner Tommie Smith who held up their black-gloved fists in a Black Power salute as the US national anthem played. That was Plan C. Plan A was a […] […]Read more "John Carlos [a reblog]"