First you Survive/ Then you Thrive
when Black people ask me why dont Black Lives matter to Black People…
I wonder what fucking planet they live on.
“do they speak English in WHAT?”
I live in a society that tells me at EVERY turn that I and mine ain’t shit.
When I rant about oppression, I am called “militant” and “revolutionary” and “troublemaker”.
“we aren’t like you, Dee” “I cant be angry all the time” “Girl you need JESUS”
and then some fucked up shit happens to a child and there is the ritualistic wringing of hands, gnashing of teeth and weeping and wailing…
“LAWDY… WHY DONT BLACK LIVES MATTER TO BLACK FOLKS?”
when did we teach Black folks that Black Lives MATTER?
I believe that a community as oppressed as ours,
needs to stop blaming itself for evidencing oppression.
we don’t control guns, schools, policing in our community.
we don’t even control most churches as…
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