I’m sure when this triple O-G’s name is brought up in casual conversations about Blackness, the first thing that comes to mind is his COMEDIC GENIUS.
So let me tell y’all about my wide breadth of knowledge when it comes to Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM).
The Parsley Massacre was committed against Haitians who lived on the borderline between Haiti and DR in 1937.
I say, “if you plot to revolt against your master, you gotta know dying is a possibility.”
The student says, “I don’t know. I might just wait. I mean that’s why there weren’t too many slave revolts in the first place.”
The Adelitas, also known as Soldaderas were women participating in the military conflict of the Mexican Revolution.
I have been captivated by Pratt’s story. His fight for the liberation of our people and for his own liberation fighting a crime he didn’t commit.
Hear me out, it’s still reactionary and without the foundation of an African identity.
So, the 83% of White women teachers in America, will start teaching about the evils of the civil war, the evils of White Supremacy, the evils of Jim Crow and the confederate statues, and the evils of those bad White people on what foundation of knowledge?
Are we revolutionizing and decolonizing our curriculum?
Will we be removing Columbus and including Nat Turner? Will we be comparing Henry Ford to Marcus Garvey? Will Ida B. Wells and Sojourner Truth be centered in our conversation about suffragists? Will we be replacing the Mercator projection map with the Peters projection map? Will Kemet be taught as the birthplace of law, math, and science not Greece or Rome? Will we learn the pantheon of Gods; Atum, Geb, Horus, Isis, Maat as we’ve learned Zues, Hera, Aphrodite and Athena? Will the art of the spoken word be seen as being on par with the art of the written word?