We've Read It! Thoughts On Lee Daniels' 'The... →
thehuskybro: thehuskybro: —Chester Himes, from If He Hollers Let Him Go (1947) Chester Himes, born on this date back in 1909
The police can arrest a man who just killed 12 and wounded 38 without shooting...– Don’t fucking tell me that you can’t murder black people stop someone without killing them. (via thehuskybro)
again. White people: all the same.
Q: But sometimes whites feel that all white people are being similarly equated, when in fact attitudes among whites range from the Ku Klu Klan right over to the saints.
Toni Morrison: Black people have always known that. We've had to distinguish among you because our lives depended on it. I'm always annoyed about why black people have to bear the brunt of everyone's contempt. If we are not totaly understanding and smiling, suddenly we're demons.
So The Falcon, The First Black American Marvel...
thehuskybro: That’s good news for his sponsor… Hey, The Falcon started out as a PIMP so don’t hate on me for making the connection on his and KFCs color scheme, the dude has always been a stereotype.
thehuskybro: I can see Rev. Martin Luther...
Christina D... Straight. No Chaser.: 15 Years... →
shehateme: “You hate love jones? But how? That’s impossible. Everybody loves love jones!” I’m not everybody. 15 years ago, this little movie came out and had black audiences flocking to the movies to see it. Later, it hit VHS and DVD, and you’d be hard pressed to go to someone’s home and…
That awkward moment when the town where most of... →
thehuskybro: Imagine my jaw hitting the floor when I saw the birthplace of my parents, grandparents and a whole lot of my family, Winfield, Alabama, coming up on the national news In most situations, a flier advertising a pastors’ conference wouldn’t cause much stir, but one event in West Alabama has the townspeople of Winfield upset. The flier was discovered at Norris Music in downtown Winfield...
What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer; a day that reveals...– Frederick Douglass, July 5 1852 (via unapproachableblackchicks)
theafrosistuh: morenamagia: I smell the gruesome stench of evil in the West. The White Devil approaches. Ready the Armies of Color. Race riots are upon us. I feel like everyday another black boy is killed, they are stirring the fucking pot. One dead Black child at the hands of racist bastards is one too many. This is Jim Crow. These are lynchings. And there’s only so much a group of...
Ninasafiri: Full update: A young(?) black man was... →
dionthesocialist: I live in the Beaties Ford neighborhood of Charlotte. It’s not a bad neighborhood. There’s never very much crime or anything going on, but it’s mainly lower-income minorities who live here, most black and latin@. At about 11:15pm, I left my house to go pick up my brother…