The following is based upon White Privilege Boot Camp Courtesy of the Black Israelites written by We Are Respectable Negroes author Chauncey DeVega. Human beings lie. Some humans live lies. Some humans are comfortable living a lie. However, one moment of truth can crumble their world like a house collapsing into a raging river after […]Read More The Truth
The following is based upon Contemplating My Conditioning by Ankhesen Mié and my past entry entitled Colonized Mental Illness. It is not easy to live in a world where you are judged consistently for the way you act, react, or behave. It’s pure hell when you know that you are likely judged through a dark lens. […]Read More Conditioned
I still have a lot of thoughts concerning the recent unjustly execution of Troy Davis, a black man convicted of murdering police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989. I don’t want to go into details surrounding his case as I’ve already written about it in past entries, and you can obtain the information online in a […]Read More Now Ashamed?
I don’t know where to begin. My mind is riddled with so many emotions that I can not fully describe them. I sit here trying to make sense of what happened on the evening of September 21, 2011. The only thing I could come up with is that what happened on that night made absolutely […]Read More Untitled
“I rededicate my life to God. They can take my body, but they can not take my spirit!” -Troy Anthony Davis A man was tried and convicted for a murder committed over two decades ago. Now, he is executed. He name was Troy Anthony Davis. In August of 1989 in a Burger King parking lot in Savannah, Georgia, off-duty […]Read More Troy Davis Executed
Capital punishment is a sentence often given to those accused with the crime of murder. In murder cases prosecutors try to push for the death penalty in cases in involving a murder they deem is horrible enough to demand the same fate to the accused. Some families of the victims want an “eye-for-an-eye” resolution. So, […]Read More Race To Death (Updated)
I’m sure you know about the race card. Supposedly, it’s a card where we people of color (POC) use whenever we accuse someone of saying or doing something that is racist or when we address a form of racism that occurred or is occurring. This is one of the usual arguments to avoid any form […]Read More The Race Card