Is it me, or did last week feel like we re-lived bits and pieces of Emmett Till’s Story?
My heart and prayers goes out to all families seeking justice on behalf of their loved ones.
“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” -Marvin Gaye
First things first, Black America (BA) is a mindset, not a physical location, and BA is in a very unique space. I think these last 2 to 3 years have been quite awkward, mostly because we have to say a sad goodbye to the first African-American President of the free world, and everyone hates a good, goodbye. And although we have this “it was fun while it lasted” unspoken thing going on, I feel as if we are on the cusp of something new but it’s feeling as if we are going backwards. What I would hate for us to do is the “SAME OLD” thing, and recreate the civil rights era, especially if we don’t have to. …
Pay attention, we are seeing it right before our very eyes and its bold and beautiful. Two weeks ago Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance had us all getting in formation, while she paid homage to Black America. Everybody wasn’t happy, but so what, you can always have a listen to Macklemore’s “White Privilege”. (I think that was for us , or maybe it was for them, who knows…. LOL)
And what can I say about THEE KENDRICK LAMAR’s Grammy performance last night. Had Beyonce’s Formation looking like a straight up appetizer, to a full course meal. …