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what you dont know about black culture is killing me...

I am still tripping on ignorant reactionary assumption making, conclusion jumping white american abysmal blatant and arrogant interpretation of black culture, community and institutions.

Capt Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol is not in a GANG. 184 more words

“Strange Fruit”: Lynching By Any Other Name

“People don’t understand the kind of fight it takes to record what you want to record the way you want to record it.” (Billie Holiday) 464 more words

Parody on Isles of Greece by Lord Byron

The Isles of Greece! The isles of Greece

Wherefore this amnesia, drunk from Lethe?

Have you forgotten the warrior race

Whose swords smote down kings and forthwith… 264 more words

Benny Thomas

Lie Of The Day: Lynching Is A Thing Of The Past

Institutional police racism, brutality, and constant lies from those who supposedly serve to protect us are just the currently most visible manifestation of a host of societal problems that we refuse to address. 619 more words

Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday, April 20th 1939

Strange Fruit, Billie Holiday

Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
Black bodies swingin’ in the Southern breeze… 70 more words

History

A Culture of Terrorism

I am Jonathan Ferrell. My little sister is Renisha McBride. My younger brother is Jordan Davis. My uncle is Eric Garner. My son is Darius Simmons. 226 more words

Dystopian America

There is a general belief that fascism is unlikely, or even impossible, to happen in the United States. I love dystopian novels. I think it is hands-down the best genre in literature. 913 more words