Black Lives Matter...
Black Lives Matter Too! Why, you ask? Because it is a common idea and belief among many members of the Black community that our lives do not matter. This did not stem from one isolated incident but CENTURIES of mistreatment. Black people feel and fear that our lives don’t matter and that is what people who opposed BLM in the early days don’t get.
Ban and Burn White Supremacy
America can have hundreds—if not thousands—of statues dedicated to famously racist American figures of the former Confederate States of America, and yet practically ignore the black heroes not named Frederick, Martin, or Malcolm? The flag of the Confederacy is an emblem of not only anti-black sentiment and oppression, but of high treason. The Confederates seceded from the Union (Northern States), then went to war with them solely to keep blacks enslaved so they could be free to dehumanize, rape, murder, terrorize and, of course, make a fortune off slaves.
We the People...
I don't give a shit how long its been or how far Black people (and others) have come since 1789. NO. FUCKING. BODY... should be allowed to hide behind freedom of speech to spew and express racial, religious, gender-based, and non-heterosexual hatred towards others. Hiding behind a 228-year old document? Cowards.
Kaepernick: The New Ali
If the vast majority of Black people in America (notice how I said not all) do not boycott the National Football League this upcoming season... we are lost as a people like for real for real. Colin Kaepernick, a professional athlete and multimillionaire, stood for something last season.
The True Face of American Terror
I don't know if it's the years and years of hard drinking and drugging... the mega-violent movies and video games consumed from early on... the wild and uncouth "bro" culture in our high schools and sporting events... the even wilder "frat boy" culture in our universities... the cantankerous labor and police unions, the brainwashing military... the fear of Blacks rising up and doing to them what their ancestors did to Black and indigenous American slaves... the fear of losing their privilege...
Conflicts of the Father
As of 2017, conflict of interest rules apparently don’t apply legally to the Office of the President of the United States. Though, with that being said, it does not outrightly remove the issue from the slate entirely either. The concept exists not solely for the purpose of keeping an officeholder from profiting from his or her office: it exists to protect the rest of us from having that officeholder’s decisions influenced by his or her business interests, rather than by (in this case) the national interest. Someone with the business interests Trump has — unless he divests (which he seems unwilling to do: he’s been extremely opaque about his personal finances from the start) — is, essentially, operating on the honor system, and anyone who relies on that might well consider buying some swampland (or a casino) from Trump. (The idea that if someone is very rich, he is therefore incorruptible, relies on the notion that he is no longer interested in making money. Trump’s resistance to divestiture suggests that for him, this is not the case. Rather tellingly, the only entity Trump has pledged to dissolve to date is his nonprofit foundation.)
On most days, for a wild host of reasons, the 45th President Donald @$#%!^$ J. Trump succeeds, rather effortlessly (if I do say so), in making the United States a horrendous laughingstock the world over. From his awkward handshakes with foreign heads of state, constant need of applause and praise from (far) right-wing news outlets and (blood) red states...to his obsession with his predecessor. There are so many reasons (too many to name) that identify/highlight/paint/depict/reveal and show Trump is unfit to be the president of a HAIR company, let alone an entire country. Some of those very reasons (which you will find below for your reading pleasure) speak VOLUMES louder to the madness that is the 45th American President than I ever could in a full-on, diatribe shitting on the pussy-grabbing Twitter fanatic.
The Miseducation of (Black) America
I was always well aware of the accomplishments of the Black people of the great African civilizations, now long since forgotten, through my own research outside of the classroom. What is troubling to me, though, is that I wasn't always aware of the Black people who built my country: the United States. When a nation goes out of its way to purposely "miseducate" you, that's when you know that nation has no regard for your well-being and, more than that, straight up dislikes you—hates you even.
We Need a New Black Education System Nationwide
This is why Black people need our own school system. State-funded, that is to say, White-owned and managed, public or private schools in Black neighborhoods have been a COLOSSAL failure for so long it's not even funny.
Blacks Can't Be Racist
Allow me, if you will, to set the fucking record straight. Black people cannot be racist—I repeat—cannot be racist when it comes to white people. We're bigoted and prejudiced as SHIT!!!!!!! But nah, we're not racist. Black people are disadvantaged in a world ruled by a white power structure. We do not control or own any of the economic, legislative, judicial, military, academic, or legal institutions in Western civilization. We're literally guests in a house we, more or less built, but do not own.