Black Life on the Rise

Using the metaphor of the veil, DuBois paints a stark picture of the separateness of the Black American. In America, the Black person embodies 2 selves, the first is the Black self; ther other, the Black self as the ‘other;’ each at odds with the other for neither can be reconciled to the other. It … Continue reading Black Life on the Rise

Because They Told Us, That’s Why

They told you. You just didn't listen. Michael Jackson told you how "beautiful" it was to share a bed with children. Bill Cosby, under oath, told of how he gave the women drugs. Nate Parker, in a recorded call, couldn't explain how he and his friend ended up in a threesome with a drunk woman. … Continue reading Because They Told Us, That’s Why