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A Letter to the Families of Philando Castile and Charleena Lyle (a repost)

Dear Brave Ones, I am deeply sorry for your tragic losses. The world is still broken. I should tell you that something crashed into my heart, when almost a year apart, I learned that you were drafted into a small, unfortunate fraternity: Family of Black victims killed by the police.

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I shall say nothing about the death penalty, enough eloquent voices has condemned it since Beccaria; but I shall rise up and proclaim the infamy of the witness for the prosecution, and cover him with shame.

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Love Beyond The Island

May 15, 2010 at 7:47pm began the hardest chapter of 16 year old Kalief Browder’s life.  It would lead to his death five years later. 2,258 more words


Jim Crow Fantasies

The Dirty Dozen: Jim Crow Fantasies

I had the pleasure of attending the opening reception for Okeeba Jubalo‘s art exhibit, The Dirty Dozen: Jim Crow Fantasies… 368 more words

For you Everyday is a fight for territory,

for space:

Space in a country that does not want you

Space in a world that cannot yet grasp the…

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Black Hair v. White Laws [a reblog]

It’s modern day colonization. An invasion of our follicles. A new Black Code.

I say bleep that bleep and do not support anyone or anything that doesn’t accept our hair in its natural glory. 209 more words


“I Have My Anger Back” | Jendella Benson — Media Diversified

To My Son by Jendella Benson What is there to be said? I can only feel anger for so long until it ferments into the cold reality of endless despair.

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