Carl T. Rowan
For all of the obtuse “revolutionary” people who are going around celebrating resistant struggles abroad from Palestine to Ukraine while silencing black people here at home and in Ferguson in the midst of their just fight for justice and basic human dignity in their community and for black people in this country as a whole .(via owning-my-truth)
"You cannot claim ancestry from a country you murdered your way into." - Nayyirah Waheed
It is only in this sick world we live in where black African life is rendered utterly meaningless by white supremacy and imperialism that people can make jokes out of Ebola when it affects black African bodies and then suddenly become serious when the first documented case occurs on American soil.