Category Archives: Excerpts/Quotes

NSFA

NSFW+ Man, I’m out in Texas, man, I’m out in A-town Then I’m up in Chi-town or Miami shuttin’ it down It’s that New Orleans, it’s LA or The Bay It’s New York, Philly, and the whole DMV I’m a … Continue reading

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From “zero-tolerance” to “restorative justice”

Dana Goldstein. A Fascinating Way to Put a Stop to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Black Children. AlterNet, 4/7/14. Destiny was in eighth grade when, in the middle of an altercation with another student, she grabbed a teacher’s jacket and threw … Continue reading

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“plantation capitalism”

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“go Incognegro”

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Who the Fuck?

I’m not like other girls You can’t straighten my curls No! Who the fuck you tryin’ to be Get your dog away from me What the fuck you doing in there Get your dirty fingers out of my hair Who … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 10: Make It Rain, Battle Royal

“make it rain” When you’re in da [sic] club with a stack, and you throw the money up in the air at the strippers. The effect is that it seems to be raining money. After Leroy finished trapping for the … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 8: “presumed”

There’s a lot of institutionalized racism, even among the liberal crowd of tenured radicals. In fact, one of my friends, a law professor put it best: “It’s the liberal who can often have the least self-consciousness about the pain they … Continue reading

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“empire into equality”

Jefferson’s hope for the Mississippi Valley was that the abundance of land would produce a harvest of self-sufficient, noncommercial white households headed by the yeoman patriarchs whom he associated with republican virtue, a flowering of white equality and political independence: … Continue reading

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See?

See LA? That’s not just fueled by NOLA, either. It’s fueled by a lot of things some folks consider wholesome and right.

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“sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity”

Previous posts in this series:  “We know and we don’t know at the same time.” “That is what it means to be black.” “the term white criminal is confounding, while the term black criminal is nearly redundant” The criminalblackman, Or … Continue reading

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