What He Should Have Said

You belong here You earned this just as much as anyone else here You are a excellent as the rest You bring value to this team You are competent in areas we are lacking and we are happy and grateful you decided to join us Instead I was told; You’re too egotistic. It’s likely yourContinue reading “What He Should Have Said”

Get Over It!

Them – Get over it, it’s been X years. Me – It has been 5 generations. Only 5. My great great grandma was a slave. The remnants of slavery, colonialism and post colonial life still haunt my family and my country. Wtf do you mean “get over it?” Children were murdered in cold blood andContinue reading “Get Over It!”

Dear Ancestors

I forgive you. I forgive you for staying I forgive you for allowing them to strip us of our names I forgive you for taking on the foreign gods of wicked men I forgive you for quoting scriptures in your oppressors tongue Scriptures designed solely to condition you into submission; “be a good slave” OhContinue reading “Dear Ancestors”