By Jailyn Gladney “And when great souls die… Our senses, restored, never To be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They Existed. We can be. Be and be Better. For they existed.” When Great Trees Fall by Maya Angelou In my earliest memories of my mother she is standing at the stove with a… Show […]Read more "Black women loving Black women: On the rituals that sustain community — RaceBaitR"
Activist, Photographer and Oral Historian Marti Corn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From her project ‘The Ground On Which I Stand‘. To see Marti’s projects click on any image. In 1871, the community of Tamina was created by freed slaves fortunate enough to buy their own land. Along […] Who […]Read more "The Historical Roots Of An African American Community | Tamina, Texas (a reblog)"
The videotapes are horrifying, all of them, but no more horrifying than a public lynching. It continues to scream I do not value your life and you are not human to me. We should be angry and emotional, however, we should not respond emotionally. This is a systemic, institutionalized problem that demands a systemwide solution. […]Read more "A Word From Dick Gregory"