what is interesting about the personal reflections
March 5, 2013
is unpacking my own urge to try and soften the truths i was expressing
in all the posts, i could have mentioned that I’m working on it. that i’m
(although, i also want people to know that anti-Blackness was just the
example I used. there are a multitude of other ways that i enact oppression
every single day)
but this urge. to qualify and make caveats on the naked, hard truth
it is a bad urge. and one i’m glad i didn’t indulge.
it doesn’t help anyone for me to say that i’m working on decolonizing my
i was raised to believe that actions are what is meaningful, not words
i do my best to embody in action and deed my committment to unlearning my
anti-Blackness and all other isms.
but this is better said as a separate post from the other ones.
this post is also true