Circumstance of Skin Color


The less than favorable conditions of far too many of my brothers and sisters coupled with the pain they are experiencing daily in America is opposite of the tenants in “The Black Code“, written by Angela Davis. The fact is, when brothers and sisters have to compete against both privilege and man plus the heavy-hand of law ENFORCEMENT, our chances of success are minimized. Yes, Circumstance of Skin Color can put us in a colorize world which causes our chances to be minimized, We know this to be true; however, only we can deny ourselves a chance to try to do and be better than. Better is any step, big or small, that get you closer to our deserved level of humanity. It is a requirement that Melaninated people all over the world continue to take back to our own historical and self-defined reality…©Mansour Id-Deen