A panel including hip-hop artist Akala, CEO of Working With Men Shane Ryan, writer and broadcaster Ekow Eshun and filmmaker, theatre director and writer Topher Campbell look at the contradictory and complex ideas around Black masculinity and what tensions arise from stereotypes, colonial histories and economic power.
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"Some of the worst white supremacists I know are black people"
SAY IT ONE MO GIN FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK
Nothing. But. The. Truth!!!
Damn, this is too real. Just like 2pac says, “Its not the cops doing all the killing, its black folks killing black folks”.
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But in the land where nigga’s praise Yukons and getting paid It gon’ take a lot more than coupons to get us saved! #kanye #west #yeezus #collegedropout #relevant #dope #jivy #message #god #yeezus #universe #sacredgeometry #fibonaccisequence #lyrics #real #222
"We talk a lot about Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr., but it’s time to be like them, as strong as them. They were mortal men like us and everyone of us can be like them. I don’t want to be a role model. I just want to be someone who says, this is who I am, this is what I do. I say what’s on my mind."
“There should be a drug class, there should be sex education, there should be a class on scams, there should be a class on religious cults, there should be a class on police brutality, there should be a class on Apartheid, there should be a class on racism in America, there should be a class on why people are hungry, but there not, there classes on.. gym.”