The white man that landed here, he came with two great weapons. One is the Bible...– Lewis H. Michaux, Harlem, 1973 from The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (via ancestryinprogress)
You let the man maneuver you into thinking that it’s wrong to fight him when...– Malcolm X (via howbigisyourworld)
New Blog Post: Bullies →
new blog post: real tears. i'll miss you... →
oh those lions
dear lion in a cage: how could you be so stupid? you have claws and teeth! look around you and see how green the grass is. how blue is the sky! reach for it! look at this video of other lions in the wild… doesn’t it motivate you to be like them? don’t you want to be free and roam the earth? why do you just sit there and snap at everyone that comes to see you? you get food you...
Letter from a poor black kid: Baratunde Thurston...
The following letter is a response from a hypothetical child to Gene Marks’ article in Forbes, titled “If I Were A Poor Black Kid.” While completely fabricated, the letter below has a stronger basis in reality than does Marks’. In his article, Marks, a business and technology contributor to Forbes, argues poorly that poor black children should use technology to improve...
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image...– Romans 8:29-30
New Blog Post: Mister Nice Guy →
Soul-murder is the basic problem of the world today; it is the crisis in the...– John Bradshaw (Bradshaw On: The Family)
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Right back to business off a six-week tour And I ain’t never seen drama...– Phonte (Boondock Saints)
New Blog Post: Little Black Boys →
The symbol of the male here in North America has always been the gun, the knife,...– George Jackson
New Blog Post: Read A Damn Book →
As dead patriarchal heroes black power militants have become icons, commodified...– bell hooks
America has always been a violent place. And quite apart from their involvement...– Orlando Patterson