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Admissions That Can Strip Me of My Blackness

Back in my foolish, ‘ain’t-shit’, self-hating days, I thought that because I liked odd shit, and was always on a mission to improve my vocabulary that I was a ‘better Black’. Then I woke up to the fact that no kind of personality trait or hobby or interest can be attributed to one race in…… Continue reading Admissions That Can Strip Me of My Blackness

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Misogynoir: what’s really destroying the Black community

This is a little (actually long) something that I had written for a friend who is starting up a magazine. Her magazine is focused on modern Black consciousness, but relax, it’s not an ‘ashy hotep’ type of publication. If it was, she wouldn’t have accepted my article. I didn’t think much of my work, because…… Continue reading Misogynoir: what’s really destroying the Black community