Tag: Blackness

A Piece of Fiction

I am not only working on the blog right now; I am also working on a collection of speculative short stories calledĀ Narratives. These narratives are futuristic slave stories that reveal what happened to the black people sold by America to China in exchange for China's US Treasuries in 2081. Right now, I have eight plans … Continue reading A Piece of Fiction

Connecting Thots: Linking Carolyn Bryant to Kellyanne Conway on that Goddamn Couch to the Need for Black People to Be More Woke in Three Arduous Steps

I'm going to cast my web wide and then pull it in slowly, so bear with me, please. I want to touch on a lot of things in this post, like Donald Trump in a dressing room full of beauty pageant contestants. I'll wend my way to Kellyanne Conway and what my sister would refer … Continue reading Connecting Thots: Linking Carolyn Bryant to Kellyanne Conway on that Goddamn Couch to the Need for Black People to Be More Woke in Three Arduous Steps

Daily Prompt: Cling

via Daily Prompt: Cling So my favorite Internet provocateur, Jill Is Black, has this really smart video about "the revolution" in which she skewers those black people that imagine themselves in be in the cultural vanguard for using respectability politics--which are really just a set of behavioral expectations black people have compiled based on how … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Cling