Words are Never Enough (though they can be good starting points)

Words are Never Enough (though they can be good starting points)

The Oasis of Epistemic Credence.

Regarding Power,

we need to define our terms.

If we go too far on presumption,

no impact can be earned.

We need to strive

to understand its various meanings,

in order to identify the side

we are complacently leaning.

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Power as discipline

demands search and seizure,

don’t associate with ne’er do wells

and respect your bourgeois teachers.

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When You Feel Like Praxis Doesn’t Live up to Theory

When You Feel Like Praxis Doesn’t Live up to Theory

Today

I don’t feel like listening,

all I want to do is sit.

*     *     *

I want to sit with my

thoughts about revolution,

and not about

foundational white

philosophists.

It’s not only about aesthetics

but when you try and get it,

you begin to see how

hastily

the tides continue

not to turn.

*     *     *

Hierarchies of power

continue to loot and sour

any energy

to incite revolutionary movement.

H…

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As Though Chronic Headaches Were Not Enough

As Though Chronic Headaches Were Not Enough

Comrades, I’m writing this on the fly because I’ve been avoiding it, which means there is a high probability that I will come back and edit. There has been SO much going on in my life getting in the way of my writing (which is also my healing), that in the midst of all this crap, I’m just going to figuratively press pause, and hit you all with what has been pressing me for a while.

In General

I…

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If You Need Some Existential Healing and Have Some Time…

If You Need Some Existential Healing and Have Some Time…

Even if you don’t have time, click the link and save it for later, comrades. This is too good to pass up.

Sara Ahmed is here to breathe LIFE into the struggle.

Until Next Time,

-D

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Behind All the Books, Past the Academe

The Break. Conflictions inside my head has rendered my heart full of dread. What to do next…

Behind All the Books, Past the Academe

The Break. Conflictions inside my head has rendered my heart full of dread. What to do next…

The Normalization of Victimhood

I don’t know if it’s because it is happening in my home-state or not, but I cannot seem to get away from articles about an up and coming date rape drug detector nail polish.

The Normalization of Victimhood

I don’t know if it’s because it is happening in my home-state or not, but I cannot seem to get away from articles about an up and coming date rape drug detector nail polish.

In the Interim Check out These Videos…

Comrades, I’m working on a piece right now that is seeming to take longer than I thought.

As the Tally Increases #2

Comrades, Check out this awesome blog post from Black Girl Dangerous, “Things to Stop Being Distracted by When a Black Person Gets Murdered by Police.”

As the Tally Increases #2

Comrades, Check out this awesome blog post from Black Girl Dangerous, “Things to Stop Being Distracted by When a Black Person Gets Murdered by Police.”

Everyone Needs a Little Badu in Their World

Good Wednesday, comrades. I want to share Erykah Badu’s Window Seat with you (it’s been in my head for the last few days).

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