Beyond the Burning House

Beyond the Burning House

After his death, Harry Belafonte disclosed that shortly before his murder, Dr. King lamented on his strides toward integration. Belafonte quotes King as saying: “I have come to believe that we are integrating into a burning house.” Decades after this revelation, we as a people, sit at the literal steps of the burning house. The [...]

Surviving White Supremacy

Surviving White Supremacy

Tis' an interesting experience to be a black person in a country where anti-blackness is ubiquitous. “Turn your brain off”“You’re looking to deeply into things” These are probably the most common words uttered in hopes of discouraging the intellectual curiosity. Intellectual curiosity, however, is essential to black survival. It was the intellectual curiosity of those [...]