who we are today is largely based on who we were growing up. how we view love, family, information, art and most things are influenced by our childhood. not childhood in itself, but during childhood, laws were created, and we accepted them. that goes for being wrong, too. how we view wrongness and rightness is directly … Continue reading would you rather be right or happy?
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.
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.
i’m just a soul whose intentions are good.
i didn't have any control over how i look. making fun of me calling me ugly isn't going to hurt my feelings. and hyping me up telling me i look really good isn't going to make me feel extra good. i had absolutely no say in my looks. i take no offense to that. but … Continue reading i’m just a soul whose intentions are good.