When I want your opinion…

When I want your opinion, I’ll give it to you. I don’t know if my abuser actually said these words, but he surely lived by these words in some form or fashion. A couple days ago, I saw a meme that said “the most destructive thing I’ve ever done was believe someone else’s opinion of … Continue reading When I want your opinion…

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