The Pain of Colorism

“Because of the proliferation of capitalism, and a capitalistic system that requires assigning people to jobs based on skin color, this phenomenon had a ripple effect across many societies.”

We gonna be alright

i’m just over here, singing negro spirituals and communing with our ancestors, eating a big bucket of soulful dripping buttery popcorn–passing it all around, watching the birds fly above in the powdery blue sky, and feeling the sunlight caress our souls. talkinbout them white folks, and shaking our heads with slow deep knowledge. I know…