“And because undocumented immigrants are workers, because we are women, because we are black and Black Lives resoundingly and undoubtedly Matter, because we are Muslim, because we are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and because undocumented immigrants are migrating to escape the brutal effects of climate change, we need now more than ever a president who will stand with all, not just some of us, and not just when it’s politically convenient.”
Many folks could go on and on with a list of issues. I understand. This left of left liberal could too. But one has to ask what has gone wrong…
White Supremacy works in mysterious ways–well not really. First it masks itself. White Supremacy was masked here, as the violent enforcer of state policies, through the intentional switch from an analysis of the longstanding, systemic practices of the police force to opinions, narratives and controlling images of good cops vs bad cops vs angry people of color vs responsible people of color. White supremacy is masked through a muddling of fact and fiction, analysis and opinion, systemic and (imputed) cultural. Secondly, it divorces itself from historical phenomena and trends.
My smile–thick lips, soft and brown as mahogany My walk–sensual, surefooted and erect My hair–strong, independent and proud My history–unbought, unbossed & unbowed My sexuality–black, queer, kinky, powered My soul–sensitive,…
When he smiles, it is easy to forget the proximity of struggle. It is irrelevant, as if his lips had ejected oppression from the realm of sound. White teeth, shining brightly,…
Momma’s love child is what she called me. She said it with joy and pride, but her eyes could never lie to mine. Big, dark brown with an almond hint…