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
what’s your biggest fear? it’s an incredibly superfluous question if you really think about it, because what else would you say other than the fear of everything you’ve ever wanted? barreling at you too fast for you to adjust for, lingering at the corner greeting every tom deena carly harry before you, cramming into spaces too […]Read More what’s your biggest fear?
i have a lover that’s good to me, i wear my heart chained the way he likes, i do love him so, his favourite colours are black and blue. he likes to hold my chin when he kisses me, my ribs crack when i breathe him in, ii do love him so, his favourite colours […]Read More talks between our aunties
i ache in every place your hands have been feel the distance like a physical reminder of how learning to open to your honey and milk without relinquishing hold of myself had been like collecting water in a bucket made of salt crystals i had protected this softness for so long i had forgotten the […]Read More ocean song
facilitate rest. – when they can not talk because they are too tired give them respite – allow stillness without loneliness – when weary of wearing their heart on them like a winter coat take it off them and store it gently build dependability. – be solid and unyielding for them to fall on when their knees give […]Read More manual on loving broken humans through the moments of their brokenness