I write all these things to make the point that, “Often the storm is in us, often the storm IS US!” We regularly perceive the storm to be external, however it is our own cultural/inner beliefs, anger, and fighting that cause the storm. It is our own self-defense, and aggression, and individualism, and militarism that leads us to believe the storm is an external one to fight. Continue reading The Storm Is Us!
In fact, justice-seeking protests are collective expressions of grief and anger at the callousness of white America. Since European Americans assume grief is to be done in private, many totally twisted the expression of grief in the streets with old stereotypes used to marginalize the legitimate anger of Black folks. Continue reading Church Segregation: A White Supremacist Tradition