west indian

There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.

Nina Simone


Silent people have the loudest minds.

romanticizing poverty.

nappy routes.

my face when i think about blackness.

I love America more than any other country in the world…for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize perpetually.


Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth.

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The system was never broken, it was built this way.

I can’t believe what you say. because I see what you do.