Offensive Truth

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Hello fellow zobopians!  I think people nowadays can’t handle or, in this era of “fake news”, don’t want to deal with the truth.  Speak the truth then you shall perish!  Yeah, that’s the world we’re living in now.  Everybody wants Free Speech without the consequences.  Everybody wants to rule the world…that’s from a ‘Tears For Fears’ song.

The offensive truth is everybody can’t have everything they want.  It’s TRUE!

If you shut down Free Speech, you get Fascism.

If you shut down Free Speech, you get Communism.

If you DON’T shut down Fascism, you LOSE Free Speech.

If you DON’T shut down Communism, you LOSE Free Speech.

Comprende conundrum?

Smash Fascism!

Fascism?

Smash Communism!

Communism?

…Until neXt time…

I Am Not Your Negro, A Review

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The Story of the Negro in America, is the story of America.

Whispers of a Womanist

James Baldwin’s “I am Not Your Negro” succeeds in bridging past and present racial truths earning them a much deserved place in contemporary conversation. One of the most troubling ideologies of contemporary culture is the belief that the turmoil afforded to black life, is isolated, or new. The films succeeds in drawing the necessary connection between current culture and a not so distant past of lynchings, beatings, poverty and murders.

The film takes the reader through time, engaging multiple perspectives and images that will surely engrave themselves into the viewer’s memory indefinitely. Although I have seen pictures of a dying Malcolm X on the stretcher countless times, something about seeing this photo last night caused a hot tear to run down my cheek. We all know that Malcolm is dead, the reminder somehow just seems as cruel as it is necessary. The film issues similar views of Dr. King, and Medgar…

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