Our enslaved ancestors were ACTIVE agents of their own liberation. Some chose education, escape, revolt, suicide, breaking tools, work slowdowns and other forms of resistance. My Grandparents’ generation boycotted, marched, made legal challenges, wrote and spoke against injustice, created organizations, … Continue reading I Dare You to Read This!
Everyday on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, blogs, and news programs we see them: blatant atrocities perpetrated against Black people. Whether we’re talking murder or assault of our people at the hands of white “vigilantes,” or police officers, drugs, diseases, unfair criminal justice proceedings, rampant poverty, etc., we have no scarcity of oppressive acts committed against us at the hands of the U.S. government, its agencies, or its “patriots.” Earnest activists and social commentators (including myself) repeatedly expose and discuss such atrocities using every means possible. We do this to raise consciousness and spark righteous indignation among our people in hopes … Continue reading What Will It Take, Black People?