Tag: black lives matter
On the Black Condition: How Do We Possibly Stand Up When The Very Earth Is Shifting Beneath Our Feet?
Does the passenger of the plane perceive the ground is shifting? It’s likely they don’t because they are insouciantly, unabashedly high in the sky. The seat they are on is set to recline and the earth below in hues of green and brown is in a homogenous stasis. The one on the ground sees the…
Abu Kwanza: In memory of Phillip Mbuji Johansen
Racism is not a common problem in Denmark. That is our national myth. A myth that was emphatically repeated across the nation when a 28-year old Afrodane Phillip Mbuji Johansen had been murdered in north woods of Borholm Island, in a time when public discourse had set focus on Black Lives Matter and George Perry…
Rashid Rose: Black Lives Matter
Chant: “What we want?” Crowd response: “Justice!” Chant: “When we want it?” Crowd response: “Now!” That in a nutshell sums up the attitude of millions of people all around the world to the brutal murder of the umpteenth victim of racist violence, Bro. George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA on African Liberation Day (May 25) 2020.…