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It's hard to have hope, but we must. I guess you take life day by day. Reaching deep inside to love yourself to protect yourself from global Anti-Blackness and erasure.
America will never be the country it proclaims to be without the restoration of Black Americans through an authentic and substantive reparations program to right the wrongs of 400+ years of apartheid.
Every time a Black American is murdered by the police, I have to explain that murder to my child.
If I reach one person that will unpack their Anti-Blackness, then that's a start. I will have paid rent for a place on the internet. #MommyFab
At this time, I am going to try and explain why colorism is just as pervasive as racism. It is not a synonym for racism, but it is just as toxic to children of color - especially Black American children. Colorism is white sumpremacy in action! col·or·ism ˈkələrˌizəm/ noun US noun: colorism; noun: colourism prejudice … Continue reading F*** your colorism!
Note from BW of Brazil: OK, so now that we have celebrated the exhilarating victory of judo artist Rafaela Silva bringing home Brazil’s first gold medal right in her own hometown... Read more about real racism in Brazil and their failed racial democracy. Source: Can we keep it real, Brazil? You don't really love the … Continue reading (Shared Article) Can we keep it real, Brazil? You don’t really love the Rafaela Silvas of the world; you only like this one temporarily because she won the gold!