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.
Africa, let us also remember and celebrate our true history
For too long we’ve lived with the lie that Africa is the “dark continent” and had always needed a helping hand from Western influences to bring herself out of “development.” When in fact, it was Africa who first brought the world out of the darkness.
The first people to “colonize” or “discover” any land inside and outside of Africa were indeed Black people.
We were the first…
“They give us the shortest month to learn the oldest history of any peoples on the face of this Earth”
– Robin Walker
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Joe if for some wild ass reason you’re reading this, please, for the love of God, take the blackface off and run on your own record bruh.
“No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.”
― Assata Shakur
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.