Black History Has Never Repeated Itself.

I had to reblog this post. No introduction is necessary. It speaks beautifully for itself. Thanks Darnell for this dopeness!

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(photo taken in 2015 America probably)

“To be Black and conscious in America is to be in a constant state of rage” – James Baldwin

Our history, Black History, never had time to be true history. Not like those stories they tell us in school about those things that happened that will never happen again because there is no place for them in the present. There will never be another Trail of Tears, and the Japanese Internment Camps will not be rebuilt.

But there will always be church bombings, church shootings, lynchings in Mississippi, and black men urinated on, chained to fences, then dragged behind pickup trucks in Texas.

There will always be Presidents who use the same language to define white supremacists and Black freedom fighters.

History, Black History, has never repeated itself. We’ve been in a constant state of now with no way out.
“Rage” is a strong…

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About Will S.

A nouveau Taurus, writing about my view of the world around me. From politics, to social problem, to public corruption, music and movies to pretty much anything I feel inspired to write.
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One Response to Black History Has Never Repeated Itself.

  1. A Guy Without Boxers says:

    Good re-blog, Will! Great eye!

    Like

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