“The road to Freedom is always stalked by death” –Angela Davis The implication here is there is responsibility that comes along with freedom. Therefore, the more free you are, the more responsible you must be. Responsible, not just in supporting yourself with a job, but being an invested party within our government system. Government isContinue reading “Is There A Price For Freedom?”
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What Does Freedom Mean To Me? As with anything, words are assigned the meaning that you give to them. I’ve had varying levels of freedom over the years, each time believing I was free… Until I became more free. Freedom is simply the right to choose. Now the tricky thing is, Freedom looks differentContinue reading “Diff’rent Strokes”
a year of lessons
there are so many lessons ive learned this year I don’t know if I can even recount them all. but in appreciation for all that I Have and all that I AM and all that I Will be, I will do homage to this year of very hard lessons. for one thing I learnedContinue reading “a year of lessons”
A Year In Review
So Mother Nature decided it was time we made a decision; Either Level Up or Experience What You Do Not Desire. I did not realize the world was as bad as it was I did not realize that toxicities within men and women had escalated to the point it had. I was Aware that thingsContinue reading “A Year In Review”
Being Someone Else?
If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be, and why? Just for one day, I would like to be a smarter version of myself, so I can look around, go through her things, and see how she did it.
What experiences in life help you grow the most? Which experiences in life helped me grow the most? Why the most challenging experiences of course! IF – and only if – you allow yourself to be disciplined by challenges, as opposed to running from them, you will experience exponential growth, understanding and wisdom. You willContinue reading “The RUB”
To Restrict or NOT – That Is the Question
If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I would not choose to permanently ban any word from usage for several reasons. First, restricting a person’s basic rights is a slippery slope and an unnecessary one. Once you decide to restrict words, where does it end? BecauseContinue reading “To Restrict or NOT – That Is the Question”
Did Skin Color Matter to Slaves? Perspective 7 of 13 | The Slavery Project Breathe In…Breathe Out…Breathe In…Breathe Out…Breathe In…Breathe Out Ok…here we go…We’re all in this together… Sentiment around American slaves often exclusively focuses on weakness. And is rather one-note, namely, people either worked in the field picking cotton or they worked in theContinue reading “Colorism”
Nonconformer – a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs. Perspective 6 of 13 | The Slavery Project Nonconformers are an important part of society because they provide the rest of us with perspective, and most importantly – with options. They inadvertently push against the status quo which gets us toContinue reading “Society’s NONCONFORMERS”
Its a Human Thang…
Bullies – Victims And the Game of Thrones Perspective 5 of 13 | The Slavery Project It is often said that life is a game. A look at history reveals a very clear pattern present in most societies since… Forever. And that is: As long as human beings have sought to oppress each other, theyContinue reading ” Its a Human Thang…”