Their innocence is never protected because they are never believed to be innocent.
Category: Ghetto Community
When have Black femmes ever rested? Why I, as a Black feminine person, am struggling to embrace rest during the global pandemic of COVID-19
When have Black women and femmes ever rested?
White Privilege Masks My Ethnic Name in Plain Sight
What if my name was Rei Don? Ray’Donna? La Reida? Do those variations wave a familiar flag, something one can ethnically identify? If you could put a face to those names, would it include my fair skin, blonde hair, and blue eyes?
The Myth of ‘The Good Negro’
We cannot reserve humane treatment for people who fit the description of a Huxtable family. Nor can we reserve it for men and women who, though Black, meet the favored Eurocentric aesthetics. It shouldn’t take three degrees, a six-figure income, homeownership, and an extensive vocabulary just for the possibility of earning human decency from our fellow man.
Black history is not only important in America; Africa also needs a re-education
Africa, let us also remember and celebrate our true history
Get Real: Queer Racism is Alive and Well
White queers do NOT get a gold star for being able to acknowledge that white privilege exists. Especially if they do not take any actions to betray their whiteness and their privilege to create and uphold spaces that prioritize and uplift Black folks and other people of color.