Read more about how and why this short film was created here GabrielleTesfaye.com ❤ I do not own rights to this film; no copyright infringement intended.Read more "The Water Will Carry Us Home: Poetry in Motion"
A month and some change into 2018 and I’m back at it with another art share. I plan to keep it up, ya’ll! You’re welcome 😉 Artist Statement: My art makes social commentary about black life and black identity. I explore all aspects of black life in America from the nostalgic reverence of small town, […]Read more "Bright Black: an art share"
I am the product of centuries of women who have learned to tend to their own backs with their own oiled hands and their own split black knuckles and their own yellow palms. I am from a line of women who have evolved mouths that slow kiss honey even after a full body burn. I […]Read more "Skin and Sun"
I am an African who had their scales fall from their eyes Traumatised from the revelation behind their lies Of “You can be anything you want to be” And “Follow your dreams”; I mean, look what happened to Dr King Follwing those smooth slithering serpents’ doctrines. While I’m climbing on the rough side of this […] […]Read more "The African Disillusions of My Youth — MINDSIGHTCOLLECTIVE (a repost)"
White people are just as sick of black history month as black people are, for the same reasons. You see, to a black person, black history month is full of what white people done to black people. To a white person, it’s the same — it’s white people doing things to black people. So, in […]Read more "Is Black History Month Just a Brutally Honest White History Month? [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"