I generally applaud your post but I also want to be really clear about something: as a queer Black Jew, I don’t take comments about Nazis or white supremacists lightly at all. Hitler’s Nazis would have tried to kill me for three different reasons. The people that I would consider to be his political descendants are…
I was about your age when I wrote the following:
Indeed. He’s right that he’s the latest, but he’s super unoriginal and definitely not the first. After I posted a screenshot of his note to me on FB, multiple friends came forward to say that he had been nasty to them. It’s sad. Until yesterday morning, I had always thought of him as a nice person who sometimes wrote things I disagreed with. I feel very naïve!
Oh good, someone wanted to prove my point about how men subscribing to Afropessimism are a complete fucking turn off. Maybe spend some time getting to know about me before you decide you know me. You are part of the problem, brotep.
Hi Rick — I have programs that will block accounts that it thinks aren’t real. I didn’t block you personally. If you’d like me to unblock you, feel free to use the contact form on my website and let me know what your twitter handle is. I will look into it.
Hi Brandelyn — This book for young adults that I wrote the introduction for is coming out next month. Perhaps if you read it together you can help her with anything that is aimed more at middle school students? https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Human-Computers-Black-Heroes/dp/1680783874/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1478312356&sr=8-1&keywords=hidden+human+computers
I have zero idea who this is, but I invite you to email me so that I can better understand and respond to what you are talking about. I am of course not perfect, and I’m sure those imperfections grow as we go backwards in time. But it’s also the case that I have never been paid to mentor anyone, nor was it my responsibility to in the way that it is…