While white women are protected and treated as the “weaker sex,” Black women have been cultivating a culture of matriarchal strength and endurance.
She says we must not submit to racism, and we must fight to the death if necessary.
As the drama has unfolded, the powerful words from James Baldwin linger in my mind when he said “How much time do you want for your progress?”
We are bluesmen and women and we are never, ever surprised by evil, we are never ever paralyzed by despair.
George Yancy: White Journalists Are Still Using the N-Word. This Is an Intolerable Assault on Black Freedom.
Two white journalists have stirred debate over their use of the n-word. Historian Elizabeth Pryor offers her analysis. When I read about the two Black Capitol Police officers who were … Continue reading →
the sweetly subtle strength of a great
and rarely spoken language
If we do succeed in destroying ourselves, it seems increasingly likely that it will be by fire, whether the accelerating heating of the globe over decades, or a nuclear conflagration any time we choose. The good news, the flame of hope, is that we still have time — at least 100 seconds — to prevent it.
A.C. Thompson: The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government.
The failure to deal with the radicalization within the ranks of the military has unleashed people who are highly trained in how to kill.
The job of Congress now is to listen to the American people, move our country boldly forward on a path to economic success and show voters that Democrats are prepared to do everything possible to improve their lives.
The first time I noticed my hands
trembling, I was still a young man,
just returned from a war…
Frederick Douglass embraced the promise of the Declaration, even while he condemned the United States as a land of hypocrisy, because people talk about freedom, but in fact they deprive millions of their freedom.
We’re not asking you to shoot them like you shoot us, we’re asking you to NOT shoot us like you don’t shoot them…
This is the year when we really learned that not even white lives matter to most white people.