Throwback Thursday? Originally published on The Odyssey on October 10th 2016. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. Steve Biko and Huey P. Newton. Robert Sobukwe and Malcolm X. African liberation movements and the American civil rights movement, and their corollary of Black Consciousness have mirrored and borrowed from each other for years, forging connections […]Read More The Revolution Will Be Tweeted: Why It’s Not Enough To Talk The Talk
black body burns in the streets tonight. black heart black soul black body burns in the streets tonight. black pain spills in the streets tonight. black screams black tears black pain spills in the streets tonight. black love grows in the streets tonight. black love black love black love grows in the streets tonight.Read More Living While Black Will Get You Killed Out Here
This is a difficult post to write. Partly because I haven’t written a stream-of-consciousness-type post like this in such a long time, and partly because it requires admitting some less than palatable truths to myself: I have witnessed myself becoming governable. I probably wouldn’t have caught myself falling down this rabbit hole had I not physically […]Read More Poison Ivy: The Pervasive Malignancy of the Educated Elite.