10 Questions White People Need to Seriously Ask Themselves

Originally posted on diaryofanegress:
I was inspired to write this post after overhearing a conversation at the market. It would seem that some of us are indeed waking up to a very harsh realization and you what? It hurts. Since I began meditating on a more profound basis, Nature has opened many doors for me.…

melanin

Originally posted on Abagond:
Jessica White, black model Stephen Thompson, albino model Melanin is the substance that gives skin, eyes and hair their colour. It is found in most living things. It makes squid ink and crow feathers black. Those without melanin are albinos. Even white people have melanin in their skin – just less…

The Colonialism That is Settled and the Colonialism That Never Happened

Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Andrea Smith While both Black and Native studies scholars have rightfully argued that it is important to look at the distinctness of both anti-Blackness and Indigenous genocide, sometimes this focus on the distinctness obscures how, in fact, they are mutually reinforcing. There is much to be said about these interconnections,…

The future of American racism

Originally posted on Abagond:
Dorothy: “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Note: The following is mostly based on chapter 14 of “Race in North America” (2012) by Audrey and Brian D. Smedley. Racism in the US is always changing but changes slowly. That means the near future will be pretty much the same, but…

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers The Leaning Tower of Pisa has 296 steps to reach the top. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in…

Winning the Lottery!!!

This has been a favourite pastime of mine for some time now. Well to be exact its at least 15 years since it began back in November of 1994. During that time, of course, I always dreamed of winning big. I played maybe once a week and also enlisted other people to play as well…

Towards 2012…and the Dawn of a New Consciousness

It has to be said we are living in momentous times when all sorts of changes in energy and consciousness are taking place. These can be seen and indeed are reflected in the social, political and economic turmoils we are witnessing on a global basis. These changes can only intensify as we approach 2012. For…

The 4 Basic Universal Laws of Creation

“Bashar is a multi-dimensional being who speaks through channel Darryl Anka from what we perceive as the future”. I can not speak with praise high enough for the insights that have been provided to me through listening to the audio messages of Bashar. There is more than just the words that come through an actual…