With white supremacists surrounding the University of Virginia, what is our role?
Love is always vulnerable and yet will never be trumped.
A century before Alicia Garza came Anna Arnold Hedgeman, Violet Johnson, and Florence Spearing Randolph.
I am a black man, and will always be so. Therefore, when I move about in the United States people first see my blackness and not my education. This means ongoing vulnerability because my blackness still is interpreted as criminal through a racialized lens.
Criticism of the slave trade from 200 years ago speaks to us today—and not just about race.