Tagged “police brutality”
I have no doubt that Christopher Thompkins would still be alive if this happened two miles away in predominately White and middle class Squirrel Hill
My Jenifer Lewis face has been a go-to over the years; a way of signaling I know that White supremacy is built upon a plagiarism of “we built it” and a hijacking of creativity
It's a visceral dissection of how slavery has evolved from a barbaric labor system to a privatized structure of extortion.
You know, when you're not being shot by cops.
The public readily accepts strange fiction surrounding Black men because it believes the big, bad boogeyman is capable of anything.
Blue beings are not supposed to exist, unless this is Avatar. And even then White folks were on that genocide, so blue lives didn’t even matter then
Maybe it's just a tragic coincidence that this keeps happening to Black males in Ohio
If Your Pastor Says “Racism Isn’t A Skin Problem, It’s A Sin Problem” You Need To Find Another Church
If racism is, indeed, a sin problem and not a skin problem, then someone needs to repent. And by someone, I mean America.
Fighting The Power is a hollow concept without this recognition
The reason none of the officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray will face jail time is the same reason Freddie Gray is dead
How do you make the case for your own murder when nothing else works?
A Story About Charles Kinsey, My New (White) Neighbors, And The Racial Politics Of Calling The Police
I've been alive for 37 years and I've made tens of thousands of phone calls. 911, however, has never been one of them
This really isn't chess. It's checkers.