The-Dream - Equestrian  [Prod. By Terius Nash]
This is some Jodeci / Devante Swing 90’s shit. R&B Song of the year.
Government assistance in America is invisible until black people receive it. Then it becomes racialized, demonized and stigmatized.Melissa Harris-Perry and Karen Finney (paraphrased), commenting on a recent New York Times editorial wherein black farmers were all but vilified as ‘lazy takers’ who gamed the system —for winning an historic discrimination lawsuit against the USDA: Pigford v. Glickman (via odinsblog)
“If the revolutionary singers are imprisoned, there will no longer be revolutionary joy”Reblogged via
Assata Shakur from Honey Magazine debut issue, 1998. Full article forthcoming.
“In some ways it was easier for my generation. Racism was blatant and obvious. The “Whites Only” signs let us know clearly, what we were up against. Not much has changed, but the system of lies and tricknology is much more sophisticated. Today young people have to be highly informed and acutely analytical, or they will be swept up into a whirlpool of lies and deception.”
That’s why the government wants her dead. They want us to stay in the dark. They don’t want us to know the truth…and this is the truth.