The Negro Subversive

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Pending Thoughts

I am going to try something new, I hope you enjoy it. Like the vast majority of aspiring writers, I want to write more. Last year my goal was to produce a blog post every week. My actual output resembled a post a month…for about six months, at which point I fell off. This year, … Continue reading

Pending thoughts: Ableism and its discontents.

This is the first example of a new kind of post I’m trying out, if you want an explanation, please go here: I had an interesting experience at my job recently, I work as a tour guide on an open air doubledecker bus, and one of my guests was a young man in a wheel … Continue reading

White Genocide and You: The troubling truth.

It is awfully hard not to see the last 500 years as a litany of horrors, provided one hews to the moral ideas which allow us to go outside and reasonably expect that we will not be murdered and eaten. That these horrors are
foundational to the rise of Western/White dominance is frequently a source of embarrassment, even for those who claim to feel no embarrassment. Continue reading

The Snake has Risen, What Now?: Meditations on the Coming Era (As Seen on Racebaitr)

Click here to be redirected to Racebaitr where my essay was published. As always, if inclined to support this work, please donate 

Should we mourn dead police officers?

I’ve been wrestling with how to approach the recent attacks on police officers. A condemnation doesn’t seem right. Continue reading

(Censored by Facebook) the police: And other thoughts on the latest execution.

When I first read the name: Alton Sterling, I was scrolling down my Facebook feed at 11 pm after having worked an 8 hr shift. My first unbidden thought was: “Lord, why?” If this makes me sound religious, it shouldn’t, it is simply the result of cultural conditioning, itself conditioned by 400 years of being … Continue reading

Fuck the police: And other thoughts in the wake of another execution.

Fuck the police. Continue reading

Jesse Williams’s Humanitarian award speech shows us the best and worst of Black America

The BET awards, if nothing else, offers us a chance to peer deeply into the soul and empty soul shaped spaces of Black America. Continue reading

The two-party system is strangling revolution, here’s the surprisingly wonky solution

Warning: In an effort to seriously analyze an idea which would open the door to a type of revolutionary politics. This essay delves somewhat deeply into the structures of electoral politics. Continue reading

Kill the “majority-minority” myth.

Why White Supremacy will be alive and well in the new “brown” America. Continue reading