To my sisters that are fighting the oppression of men within the male patriarchal system. I always find it peculiar when I see brothers talking about the need to protect sisters from the abuse of racism but can’t understand his own oppressive behaviors toward black women.… Read more
Religious beliefs and doctrines that promote low self-esteem like “being unworthy in the sight of God” have borne fruit in African-American communities all across America. They are harming the people in our communities and cause black to people struggle.
What is not recognized is we are participants in our own demise and willingly but unconsciously use psychological tools designed to limit self-esteem and individual self-expression.… Read more
Lynching is very seldom done by a rope in modern times. The lynching and castration of the African diaspora has taken a new form the needs to be recognized and handled in a different way than in the past.
Our slave ancestors were beaten, murdered, and raped into submission gripped by fear and trepidation.… Read more
I woke up this morning to a headline on my Facebook newsfeed that says a policeman and a friend on the force murdered a 24-year-old woman because she was not submissive enough.
I am so outraged to see this headline because of a senseless murder but also because I know the language is one that is born out of Christian doctrines.… Read more
Religion has failed in uplifting the African diaspora in America. Slave programming is still part of our worshiping in America. In many ways, African-Americans pray as our slave ancestors did within the oppressive system of slavery.
Please don’t take this as a personal attack if you are Christian or an attack on Christianity.… Read more