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bell hooks on black men and masculinity

We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity by bell hooks My rating: 5 of 5 stars Hooks explains why she felt the need to write this book, rather than leaving it to Black men to speak for themselves on the topic: Many of the individual black men working in the field of ending male violence… Continue reading bell hooks on black men and masculinity

Blackness, history & love · Books · Colonisation · Political · Whiteness & racism

When you have Emptied our Calabashes

When you have emptied our calabashes Into your porcelain bowls overflowing the surplus spilling and seeping into foreign soil when you have cleaved the heads of our young and engraved upon the soft papyrus there an erasure of our past having built edifices to your lies filled them with so many bad books and distorts… Continue reading When you have Emptied our Calabashes