Pro- Black And Black Resistance Part 2 In my class we learned the differences between overt resistance and covert resistance. There were many kinds of resistance. Extreme measures like Africans bashing the heads of their beloved babies on rocks upon capture to prevent them from being taken into transatlantic slavery, mass suicide of runaway slaves […]
Pro- Black And Black Resistance Happy Black History Month! When you hear the term pro-black what are some thoughts that come to your mind? As a black woman I envision people who are intentional about knowledge of their black roots, connected and who promote blackness and reject negative stereotypes that can harm and limit black […]
White Hate Imagine a life where… From the outside looking in, you don’t feel like you fit in, you don’t look like those around you, For the most part pictures, movies and commercials don’t include you and when they do they lean on stereotypes. You are always the minority. Your experiences are not common to […]
4. Exposure If you grew up with a bunch of people from other cultures it could be easy to assume because of overexposure that you know everything about them and their experiences. But do you really? Have you ever asked them about how they feel about specific comments that people make or racist things that […]
As a black person I’ve never wanted or expected people to un-see my colour to somehow help me feel more secure or welcomed as a black person. I am a proud black woman. By all means, see my colour and see my culture. Just don’t make negative assumptions about me based on my colour.
Chances are you’ve probably said something racist… stereotypical or offensive in some way. Or you’ve been around someone who has said something that you considered offensive. If you said something wrong you probably had no idea why it was hurtful unless the person or people you hurt took time to explain it to you. That’s […]