By Mariam Likimani-De Cock Branches of light stretch across plains Cracked and void of usual intimacy Light filters through the cracks Creates a glow around the emptiness Then spreads through it like music through deserted halls Darkness rushes through Engulfing the light Silencing the music Voices echo through the desolate plains Voices dripping with disapproval […]
1) Be able to read the likes of Biko & Fanon; and deconstruct the social, economic, and political effects of white supremacy and how violent it is on a black person’s psyche. But fail or refuse to understand that black women and queer people are human too. 2) Call all black conscious women Nubian queens. […]
Baratoa, This is not a love letter. This is not to say that I do not hold an immense, immeasurable amount of love for you. This is not to say that I do not feel a sometimes-distant, sometimes-agonisingly heart-close admiration for you. To say that this letter is not a love letter is to attempt […]
This is amazing and insightful and should read by all who seek change…if you think your moment happens in isolation…it doesn’t.