All posts tagged slavery

Personal Platform: The Girl Homer Left Behind.

 The exploration of womanhood, viewed by a child, who had failed to birth an heir and was auctioned amidst a war, to lay beside the man who Lyrnessus heard before […]

What would Bell Hooks say about Meghan Markle’s entry into the British royal family?

I would like to congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage as there is no greater power than love. However, this is not the point. I would like to share […]

How Kanye Functions.

I’ve been spending half a month wrapping my head around Kanye West and our hypocritical champagne socialist media complex and then he went and decided to become apolitical out of […]

Documentary Double-Bill: Ava Duvernay’s 13th

13th takes its name from the amendment to the United States Constitution introduced in 1865, which abolished slavery and any form of involuntary service. Except for as punishment for a crime. […]

Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) @ The Royal Court Theatre

Set during the American Civil War, Suzan-Lori Parks’ trilogy Father Comes Home from the Wars charts the journey of a black slave in Texas, all the way to the war […]