bell hooks on Challenging racism

Individual black people/people of color often describe moments where they challenge racist speech at meetings or in other formal settings only to witness a majority of folks rush to comfort the racist individual they have challenged, as though that person is the victim and the person who raised questions a persecutor. No wonder then that […]

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I got to meet Ntozake Shange!

That woman is FLLLLYYYY!!! She just looked so beautiful and so stylish and had this gaze that just penetrated your soul. The event wasn’t about her per se as she was there to interview Marc Bamuthi Joseph, but the whole thing was just so….loss for words. I wasn’t familiar with Bamuthi’s work, but he was […]

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Frantz Fanon on Decolonization

Decolonization never takes place unnoticed, for it influences individuals and modifies them fundamentally. It transforms spectators crushed with their inessentiality into privileged actors, with the grandiose glare of history’s floodlights upon them. It brings a natural rhythm into existence, introduced by new men, and with it a new language and a new humanity. Decolonization is […]

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