have you ever seen fire from afar but didn't know what kind of fire it was? fire can spread rapidly, and we know it can cause great harm, but that's all we know. there are about six different classes of fires, which means there are different ways to attack fires. but without KNOWING what kinda … Continue reading little fires everywhere.
light nigga, dark nigga… still nigga.
On June 13th 2019, the Toronto Raptors beat the Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. The Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, headed to the court to celebrate with his team. Customary with all team presidents, he didn't think twice about joining the newly crowned champions. The act might be the norm … Continue reading light nigga, dark nigga… still nigga.
angry black woman
first, we define. Misogynoir is a portmanteau of “misogyny” and the French word for black, “noir." Moya Bailey dubbed the word in 2010 to describe the particular racialized sexism that Black women face. it’s a word used to acknowledge the combination of racism and sexism that is specific to Black women. it is not a … Continue reading angry black woman
the truth will set you free…. but first it will piss you off.
this starts with the idea of education and a quote. James Baldwin once said "now the crucial paradox which confronts us here is that the whole process of education occurs within a social framework and is designed to perpetuate the aims of society. The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins … Continue reading the truth will set you free…. but first it will piss you off.
black boys are invisible.
anyone reading this currently plays a sport? or played or watched sports? do you know what it means or how it feels to play defense every second of the game? always back peddling, people coming straight at you while you do your best to just maintain. playing defense means you might have the mindset to … Continue reading black boys are invisible.