Don't do it! Reconsider! Read some literature on the subject.
jujuIt seems like a good time to re-up this piece I wrote about blackface a few years ago -- particularly how the bulk of the anti-black tropes still present today rose out of the minstrelsy era and how blackface fueled literal violence against black folks. huffingtonpost.com/entry/dont-wea…pic.twitter.com/B3BRZzh1AB
Florida’s Democratic nominee for governor is black in a way that is commonplace in real life but basically nonexistent in high-level American politics.
jujuI wrote about @AndrewGillum, how his politics are rooted in lessons learned from his grandmother, why people adore him & how he's black in a way that is commonplace in real life but basically nonexistent in high-level American politics. #FLGov
For decades, the medical community has ignored mountains of evidence to wage a cruel and futile war on fat people, poisoning public perception and ruining millions of lives. It's time for a new paradigm.
jujuThis is something everyone should make time to read.
Trump has been using well-known black people to make himself more appealing.
jujuAn old piece I wrote on Trump & Kanye: "He may have black friends who speak fondly of him ... but it doesn’t change the fact that Trump has a proven record of racism ― & that he’s using his black supporters as props to distance himself from that past."
“When you know that you did nothing wrong, how do you really react to it?”
jujuI tweeted about how the Philly Starbucks incident reminded me of the first time my grandmother explained to me what it meant to be black. In response, many black ppl shared similar experiences. Here are some of those stories