This article really spoke to me today. It’s something I think about quite regularly, so I’m glad someone who’s not lazy/distracted about posting like she should wrote her thoughts out. 🙂 One of my favorite parts:
Celebrating the freedom of not being a slave is like celebrating a father for taking care of his children: You’re supposed to take care of your children, so why should that be celebrated? To a soul in bondage, however, anything above and beyond basic human rights should be counted a positive. Right?
You don’t stick a knife in a man’s back nine inches and then pull it out six inches and say you’re making progress. – Malcolm X
So check check it out.
Back To The Future: What Would They Say? | Clutch Magazine: The Digital Magazine for the Young, Contemporary Woman of Color.