Young black males have never been safe in this country. A black male who is brilliant, talented or gay is even more of a target.
burn the manual
As I leave my home daily to go to work, I often assume that my tie and a smart pair of glasses will shield me from abuse and homicide.
Forgive me for not understanding and refusing to believe that there are forces out there bent on destroying young, brilliant, beautiful black men.
We can adopt the same belief system, change our thinking about money and design a system that demands the end to black men as targets.
A small group gets their hearts touched and then takes action.
We don’t need more artists talking. We need more artists with something to say.
It’s time we see men who don’t always have the answers … and that be okay.
Power and who gets to have and wield it often gets a bad rap.
I accepted and felt no need to change particular forms of violence due to desensitization.
We are well known for our ability to create what we need despite meager resources.