how to be Nola Darling (deux)

Afro-Pessimist | Hollywood African | Male | Virgo | 24 | NYC

The Black Section in the Bookstore

“Listen up. Let me tell you something. A man ain’t a goddamn ax. Chopping, hacking, busting every goddamn minute of the day. Things get to him. Things he can’t chop down because they’re inside.” (69) Beloved, Toni Morrison

Same Gender Loving Brother (SGL)
B Boy Blues. Reformed Homothug, Militant Midget.

"Is all we good niggers here?"

Searching for Knowledge: My ancestors were enslaved

whitedenial-ontrial:

howtobeterrell:

Because they had labor and skills Europeans didn’t. And because ndns were not accustomed to the diseases of the Europeans (ndns also could escape knowing the land). West Africans were already using forms of vaccinations for certain diseases. And their services as healers were…

Not only did Afrikan genius build this country, but Euro-Capitalist Financial institutions like Wachovia Bank got their start making money off the slave trade, not only profiting from their work, but their sale (taxes, auctioneering, ect) their travel on the middle passage (ship- building, trade, employment of sailors) and just about every other aspect of the colonial economy. This country was built on the backs of Afrikans, and its foundation still rests there.

Come on son. Harvard, Columbia (then Kings College) Yale all had ties in the trad. Brook Brothers made slave clothing. Virtually every industry in the us had ties to slavery. Whole family fortunes were made trading in slaves.

(via harperisafairy)

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