Most mirrors are artificial eyes that help us to see aspects of ourselves that are hidden from or difficult to see with our natural eyes. But, these artificial eyes are bendable and breakable which causes them at times to send distorted reflections to only natural eyes. Actions are the only mirrors in life that give … More Mirrors: truest reflections.
The natural eyes of black people have long been witnessing and testifying against police aggression and brutalities, but society has rejected these accounts and questions their veracities. But with the advent of digital eyes, society was forced to bear witness to some of the most inhumane and criminal acts that we have been enduring at … More The advent of digital eyes: bearing witness to police criminality
The lives of people can be determined by the kind of people and things that are in their proximity; we are affected by the people and things that are in our environment. The farther away people live from their doctors the sicker the people become, the farther away they live from their teachers the more … More Community deserts: a black experience.
Black people do not know what life in America is like without pain; pain and suffering have been the themes of our lives from 1619 to 2020. There has been no break… no reprieve for us in regard to our experiences with pain and suffering In America. We have been hurting for so long that … More Hurt-quake: the life of an unhealed people.
Being enslaved for two hundred and fifty years, black people were kept alive physically only to be put to death in every other possible way. Slavery had put black people to death economically, socially, and politically and it had forced them to bury their true thoughts and emotions. Emancipation proclamation did not address nor redress … More Emancipation proclamation: still shackled by our black skin. Part 2
America was a nation of two giants both were greedy, both were getting fat and both were addicted to wanting more which set the stage for both of them to clash. The civil was a war between these two giants, it was not fought out of love for black people, it was not fought because … More Emancipation proclamation: Setting the man free while capturing his needs. Part one.
The system of policing in America is rotten to its core, it was designed to protect the powerful elites and their properties, while simultaneously repress and oppress Black and poor people. The tongue of history doesn’t lie, history bore witness to the mistreatment, the violent acts, and the dehumanizing ways in which the system of … More Blue crimes, Black pains