Category Freedom Figthers

#WhitePrivilege with a side of Potato Salad @gofundme @YeshaCallahan

So, this happened… I am writing you today to ask that you assist me in acquiring some white privilege. Although I have layered oppressions that have affected my ability to access my slice of the American Pie™, no issue has affected me more readily than my lack of white privilege. From being assumed to have […]

#FreedomSummer and my blog’s anniversary. #Freedom50 #takeitthere @theroots

“I’m going down to Mississippi I’m going down a Southern road And if you never see me again Remember that I had to go” Nearly a year ago I started this blog due to my frustration with DOMA’s success overshadowing a more pertinent issue in our country, voting rights. I felt, and continue to feel, that as […]

@Enstrumental and my obession with pro-black attire #SupportBlackBusiness

I have an obsession for loud, articulate, and insightful things. Whether it be a person, place, or object, if it makes me think…feel…or react, I’m in love. I really can’t pin point the way I came across @Enstrumental, but I’m  pretty sure I was on a random web search, which consequently  lead me through a rabbit hole […]

James Baldwin and Dick Gregory: “Baldwin’s Nigger” (1969)

“But what one does realize is that, when you try to stand up and look the world in the face like you had a right to be here, when you do that, without knowing the result of it, you have attacked the entire power structure of the WESTERN world. If I one fine day I […]

11 Things You Didn’t Know About The Time Police Bombed An American Neighborhood #MOVE

Originally posted on Global Grind:
On May 13, 1985, a bomb was dropped on a row house in Philadelphia, unleashing a relentless fire that eventually burned down 61 houses, killed 11 people (including five children) and injured dozens. The fire department stood by idly. The Philadelphia Police Department did the same. The fire raged on,…

My Morning Anthem >> #Shine – @AudioPush @Hit_Boy [VIDEO]

The Marissa Alexander Freedom School at @Pleasant_Hope (Apr. 14-18) @FreeMarissa @HeberBrown #spreadtheword

Those that have heard of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, know that they are a SOCIAL JUSTICE church, meaning no one is allowed to just attend church. PHBC has a “Do As You Praise” Policy. Don’t believe me? Just watch.. on Sundays at 10:00 AM (430 East Belvedere Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21212). There you will witness Pastor […]