Black women can’t conform. Everything about the black woman is defiant. Look at their hair. Growing upward. Defying gravity.
Once you realize that most people in college are full of shit your life will improve significantly
My future children will probably look something like this <3
“Don’t you know that slavery was outlawed?”
“No,” the guard said, “you’re wrong. Slavery was outlawed with the exception of prisons. Slavery is legal in prisons.”
I looked it up and sure enough, she was right. The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution says:
“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”
Well, that explained a lot of things. That explained why jails and prisons all over the country are filled to the brim with Black and Third World people, why so many Black people can’t find a job on the streets and are forced to survive the best way they know how. Once you’re in prison, there are plenty of jobs, and, if you don’t want to work, they beat you up and throw you in a hole. If every state had to pay workers to do the jobs prisoners are forced to do, the salaries would amount to billions… Prisons are a profitable business. They are a way of legally perpetuating slavery. In every state more and more prisons are being built and even more are on the drawing board. Who are they for? They certainly aren’t planning to put white people in them. Prisons are part of this government’s genocidal war against Black and Third World people.
I wonder do people realize how amazing the human heart and mind are. I can look at a picture of my boyfriend, which comes from the eye that sends signals to the mind and my mood changes then every memory I have with him comes to the forefront and I smile and my heart skips a beat. This is love.
I need Janelle Monae to be my best friend, or mentor.