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A Peculiar IDentity

I love the writings of W.E.B. DuBois (The Souls of Black Folk, 1995) and have had his words come to mind countless times over the years. 779 more words


HBCU vs. PWI: The value of minorities at PWIs

So I am of the VERY unpopular opinion that more Black students should attend PWIs.

I know. I know. Here we go *eye roll*

But before you write me off, at least read me out (pun intended). 813 more words

Double Consciousness

Critical Race Theory and Black Liberation w/ Zoé Samudzi

Zoe Samudzi is a black feminist writer whose work has appeared in a number of spaces including The New Inquiry, Warscapes, Truthout, ROAR Magazine, Teen Vogue, BGD, Bitch Media, and Verso, among others. 327 more words

Political Philosophy

Featured Work: Double Consciousness, Looking Back, 2017

This work is called Double Consciousness, Looking Back Oil, acrylic, latex, and collage on unstretched canvas, 6′ by 6.5′ 2017.

It was part of a performance where I used samples from a Librivox Recording of W.E.B. 34 more words


Fast Forward Guide to the 2017 #BETAwards

I don’t normally watch the entire #BETAwards show. Normally, I record it, then watch it later so I can fast forward through the stuff I don’t care about. 1,018 more words

My Soundtrack

Is Othello Insecure?

W.E.B. Du Bois coined the phrase ‘double consciousness’ to name the anxious self-doubt that is commonly suffered by those for whom social success or acceptance is barred by hostile race prejudices. 1,924 more words


Double-Consciousness: The Black Soul In Suburbia

In my African American studies course, we did a reading from Du Bois’ ‘The Souls of Black Folk’. While it was incredibly difficult to get through, Du Bois was so intelligent it makes my head hurt, it was also very enlightening. 779 more words