And we’re back again, honestly, this time around we’re just burning through a slew of topics namely the spectrum of what constitutes chaotic good vs evil.
We have a podcast!
Honestly?? I just didn’t have the liver to spend time editing an entire essay that I normally write out for you guys. I have been toying with the idea of a podcast for well over 6 months but I never felt convicted enough to just take the plunge, but today was different. Why? I don’t
The Power of Political Profanity
SANKOFA the socialist inclined romantic Initially, this post was intended to be a feminist dialogue about the legitimacy and necessity of political profanity. The power of the femme employing vulgarity – vulgarity as a response to violence, as a response embodying the carnivalesque nature of patriarchal impositions which expect politeness… a level of borderline de-humanising
Really? The world might implode because a giant Nik-Nack just instigated WW3.
Outside the chalk lines – a letter from a zombie, a gunshot from a woman.
by SANKOFA the undertaker. This is a letter from the darkness. This is a disclaimer.
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Fascism, white nostalgia and the myth of the Afrikaner genocide – A visual studies essay
So here’s a more academic type article. I did this essay as part of my Visual Studies course. The brief was as follows : Discuss the communicative function of propaganda by analyzing contemporary visual examples of political propaganda from your immediate environment, be it propaganda that you see or hear in the streets, in the
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Boundaries, Kill Bill and SANKOFA
Quick question : Who are you in the absence of validation? I have a weird complex, beloved readers, where I struggle to write when I’m happy. Part of me feels like its because of the fact that I’ve always been compelled to feel and experience those moments as they meet me. Writing takes those moments
The Public Trial of R.Kelly
16 January 2019 -SANKOFA weighs in : TW : Sexual abuse, pedophilia, rape Early last year, 18 April 2018 to be specific, Fader Magazine released an article which reported that R.Kelly’s publicist, lawyer and assistant have all dropped the R&B Singer in light of then-new allegations. The allegations, made in the poignant, insightful and incredibly
My King Kong theory : #menaretrash- the revolt of the modern day Eve
A woman who could’ve changed my life when I was 16, but one I am grateful has done so now. TW : Sexual Assault, Rape I am so happy beloved readers, and this is in spite of exams – which is how you know its an authentic happiness and it is from this place of joy
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Sorry not sorry. Not even a little bit, not ever.
12 July 2018 Never in my life did I think I’d find myself ideologically allied with Barbie. When I was kid Barbie was the painful reminder of the eurocetric beauty standards that I’d never meet. Barbie was force-fed to young brown girls as the model for well… What exactly? I’m not entirely sure. In all
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