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Transference of Hatred

The Transference of Hatred

An article regarding Black students taking a field trip to visit a Black rocket scientist is the impetus for this blog. And it wasn’t just the article that now has me grinning and tapping away. It was the comments that followed. Those comments set something in stone for me—a whole lot of Caucasoids are jealous…

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Day One

Day One

I used to think that everything I had become was a culmination of what I had been. I realize now that it’s more than that—much more. I am the seed of every ancestor that came before me. The seed of every ancestor whose egg and sperm once carried me in “to be” form. When I…

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Wake Up Everybody

Wake Up, Everybody!

Over and over it plays— “wake up, everybody, no more sleeping in bed. No more backwards thinking, time for thinking ahead.” Every time I communicate with someone, thinking we might just be on the same level, the verse begins anew. By someone, I mean, other Afrikan people. I swear there’s this switch that clicks on…

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