Slavery and Prison – Understanding the Connections

by Kim Gilmore “I’M BEGINNING TO BELIEVE THAT `U.S.A.’ STANDS FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED Slaves of America” (Esposito and Wood, 1982: 149), wrote a 20th-century prisoner from Mississippi in a letter detailing the daily violence he witnessed behind prison walls. His statement resounds with a long tradition of prisoners, particularly African-American prisoners, who have used the […]

WATCH THIS POET BREAK WHITE PRIVILEGE ALL THE F*CK DOWN

✊🏿 Bam! Watch this poet break down white privilege (via Kyla Jenée Lacey/Write About Now) “Like, you’re not racist because you don’t use the n-word, but y’all use niggas everyday.” – Kyla Jenée Lacey And after all of that, there are still people who don’t believe white privilege exists…   source: Watch this poet break white privilege […]