quite a few bloggers have posted this video. i have seen and heard it discussed in the news. i have heard it described a lot of ways. yet, i still have a question...
...why do folks have such a hard time calling it what it is?
how have we become so content to only use those words as it relates to our sons, brothers, and other male folk?
our collective refusal to have the courage to tell the truth and shame the devil, allows others to pretend not to know that passes are not being written for bw/bg simply because we are female.
i will call it.
may i suggest that other bw/bg start to do the same?
the police are man-handling, raping, and murdering us. we are being incarcerated in alarming numbers. right now. yet, on our watch, we collectively refuse to call it what it is. instead, when we lift our voices, it is to speak to the plight of bm in this so called system of justice.
maybe we should focus more on creating that much needed balance, in the interest of...
...self love~self acceptance~self respect