Of Mice and Men…

It occurred to me while meditating in my marathon Mother’s Day bath, that white America considers the black man as a kind of a house-pet. Lowlier than a dog, but not as reprehensible as mice. We know how to behave and be servile, but on the whole, we are utterly and ultimately disposable. Not all of white America, of course. There are some that simply hate us outright, and see no real need for us whatsoever. And there are still others that view us as humans, on equal footing and have great difficulty ascertaining why we are not treated as…

Footsteps

My mother was a “radical”. So much so, that after her death, we would discover that she had been on an FBI Watchlist due to her membership in the Black Panther Party. Despite its frustration of my sister’s plans of getting Top Secret clearance during her Naval stint, it gave us all a chuckle. Turns out that skinny woman was as crazy as she had always espoused to be. She had conviction. She stood and stood up for something. While having a soft-heart for most of her family and many friends, she did not show any kindness towards injustice. Often…

Stand UP, White America!!!

Your children are dying, too! What the hell is the matter with you? Did you not learn anything from Hitler blitzkrieg through Europe? Are you comfortable living in an oppressive, fascist state as long as you, yourself, are not, at the current moment dying under its tyranny? Why are you so goddamn cowardly when it comes to standing up to police? Stand up. Your silence, your denial, your repugnant apologetic behavior will only be the destruction of us all. Stand the fuck UP!

Quick Question: Immigration Edition

Why is it only “illegal” immigrants are accused of sending American money back to their home country thus removing it from the American economy? Wouldn’t legal immigrants do this as well?  I know a guy who seems like he is paying his Eastern European wife’s family for her time. Isn’t he also a culprit in removing money from the American economic market via legal immigration?