I once interviewed Kelis & she said
”Either you’re gonna be the biggest pop sensation in the world, or you’re gonna be able to walk in Central Park & like yourself. I made a very distinct choice. People fought me for it. People think it’s weakness or failure. I don’t really care”
Those who preach peace only when citizens are rising against oppression are the ones betraying it. Peace begins with liberty, accountability and justice and it is the people that are denying citizens of those that are destroying peace, not the other way round.
Everybody say "Yeah, Yeah!" On May 1st & 2nd, FELA! is coming to #Clubhouse 👋 . Catch @TheNewNigerian_'s audio-only adaptation of the smash hit Broadway show based on the life and music of Afrobeat creator #Fela Anikulapo Kuti. #FelaCH #voteforfela
Senegal is suffering from a crisis that erupted after the wrongful arrest of the President’s primary political opponent. The citizens are protesting against this flagrant violation of democracy, and protesters are losing their lives at the hands of law forcement. #FreeSenegal
I can't believe this is going to trial:
The trial of a Des Moines Register reporter who was arrested covering racial justice protests last summer begins next week in what experts said is a rare criminal prosecution of a journalist on assignment in the USA.
JUST LAUNCHED! - a 1 stop-shop for campaigns to defund police! Search resources & legislation, ask questions & connect with organizers! Brought to you by @cresourcehub @C_Resistance @interruptcrim @policylink @Law4BlackLives @ACREcampaigns #DefundPolice
Today is disability day of mourning. I’m mourning the disabled people who didn’t survive this pandemic. I’m mourning the fact that we live in a society that often treats disabled people like afterthoughts. I’m mourning living in a world willing to accommodate everyone but us.
For #HumanRightsDay I joined some powerful friends to call @MBuhari to account for the brutality against #EndSARS protesters. We penned an open letter in @nytimes & will continue to demand justice until all Black Lives Matter. Read, sign, share. 🌍🙏🏾
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