A little more than a year after an aesthetically pleasing, empowering, and moving film, arresting us with the ancestral glory and depths of various continental Afrikan beliefs and cultures was released on the streaming platform owned by the rat corporation, I mean Disney+, Beyoncé, and Jay-Z made their appearance in Tiffany’s flashy ABOUT LOVE campaignContinue reading “Black is king, but the green dollar is God”
Real love is more complex than what the idea of ‘love at first sight’ or that of having ‘one soulmate’ would suggest. I believe these ideas are oversimplifications of love and relationships designed to stroke egos. It’s designed to tell you not to worry if someone can’t love your flaws, because there is someone out there who will love those flaws and THAT person is your soulmate.
The problem is that these ‘lone wolves’ are everywhere. They are your work colleagues. They are your family members. They are your friends. And as has been demonstrated with this case (and others), they even police our neighborhoods. Avoiding these ‘lone wolves’ while living a normal life at the same time is terrifyingly difficult.
Meghan and Harry are from the royal family and have a child who is at least 75% white and looks just like his white cousins. Them being ‘forced’ to live off Harry’s inheritance of at least £10 million (from what I have read) from his mother’s estate is not representative of black people’s experience with racism in the UK.