ASL? Nah, BSAL.

BHM is over, but Black history celebrations happen all year ova here, so let's get into this. Three things: Black American Sign Language(BASL) exists.BASL is distinctly different than ASL.BASL is JUST as valid as ASL. The history of BASL has similar origins to a lot of Black history, racism and discrimination. When the first educational... Continue Reading →

Bout it?

There was a post I saw the other day, that said something along the lines of "no one who is actually anti-racist, says I am not racist. Ever." And that's facts.  I've only ever heard/seen someone say "I'm not racist," followed by all the ways they absolutely are racist, tokenization and/or willful dismissiveness of our... Continue Reading →

All of Us.

We need to have a conversation about respectability politics (RP) and the exceptional negro trope (ENT.)  Last week, I mentioned respectability politics, in regards to how Black people wield it as an after-effect of the psychological impact of slavery, survival and systemic racism. But today, is all about how it plays out with white people.... Continue Reading →

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