Category: Race Matters

Hello Black People, Don’t Endorse Hillary or Bernie so Fast

Hello Black People, Many of you are beyond your late twenties and still you are acting like dunces, going to war with your social media friends in debates over Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. This is politics! These politicians are

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters

I Love Black People—l really Do

Lately I have been feeling really proud about how black people have been standing in their truths while using social media technologies to resist the violent knowledges, fashions, bodies, and “opportunities” of dominant cultures. In the past, I never understood

Posted in Race Matters

Donald Trump Will Win the Next Election – Why?

Like Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump is performing. The problem is that too many of us have failed to realize that all the presidential contenders are performing. We show more resentment towards the one who most honestly reveals

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters

When Black Affirmation Becomes Stifling

I hear a lot of black people using the increasing visibility of crimes against black people as reason to demonize white people. They think their ways of thinking are enlightened, progressive, consciously black, and self-affirmative. I would encourage you to

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters

Black Lives Matter, Stop Bullying Bernie Sanders

It’s one thing to protest; it’s another thing to intimidate. The recent response of a couple members of Black Lives Matter is an outright intimidatory tactic. And I wonder why this is done to Bernie Sanders and not to other

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters

Black Lives Matter NOT All Lives Matter

If any of the presidential candidates wants to be taken seriously, I need to hear them commit to instituting federal reforms that abolish the relationship between the prison system and private companies. If the more people getting arrested means that

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters

Talking Race in Panama, Bocas Del Toro

I was just on the street chatting with a few Panamanians about race and identity in Panama. I’ve been chatting with locals ever since I arrived here. Initially, I wanted to know why every black person I encountered sounded exactly

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters, Uncategorized

Shift to Gun Rights Over Racism. Charleston Terrorism

To address the Charleston terrorism, Obama and Clinton shifted the talk to gun rights instead of concentrating on terrorism and racism. At least Clinton performed the politics expected and mentioned racism. Yet Obama, though in the later part of his presidency, remains too timid

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters, Uncategorized

What is Blackness? Freedom From Patrolled Blackness!

I have an issue with any group that thinks it owns me. A large part of what I notice has been passing for black identity is merely a coalition of black-and-brown skin people asserting roots to Africa, ones who think

Posted in Gay Voices, Politics Education, Race Matters, Uncategorized

Rachel Dolezal is a Black Woman

Like the NAACP, I support Rachel Dolezal. If she says she is a black woman, Rachel is a black woman. She didn’t use her identity to destroy black lives. She constructed her identity and labelled herself in defiance of marginalizing

Posted in Politics Education, Race Matters

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