“The revolution will cost all that we have. It will cost our lives, with the ever-elusive promise, that we might transcend the products, producers and midwives of violence we have become…”
Black folks, we’re diverse, we think different thoughts and that is oh–fucking–kay…but it is important for to stand strong in my beliefs and disallow the use of my survival of rape, my trauma and my proximity to violence as authenticator of state-sponsored violence and ownership of black, brown and queer bodies.
“Tamir Rice was lynched and everybody knows, every black body felt it and every white body dealt.” -Tabias Wilson to not be safe on the earth. simply because of the…
The data shows that black lives matter in the world of policing, we are its traditional focus, its funding bonanza, the propertied threat that must be managed, tamed, terrorized and exterminated. Perhaps, the question isn’t about the value of black lives, but the costs of anti-black violence? What if there were uniform, enforced and grave consequences to the negatively affecting the quality of black lives? Employing imaginative reconstruction, wonder with me, what the world might be like if police and prosecutors were retooled to serve and protect black people, black lives, black property and black interests?