Resistance

A drug, a notorious one at it. The offenders lazy, easy, catapulting, The smiles, pretense, while They find a reason to look Not through a kaleidoscope. How a King had a dream, that played Out on a chessboard. How the earliest one, Kunta Kinte, belonged to the Mandinka tribe. Black men, afro or cornrows, tall…

An Inspirational E-mail from the Deep South

There are stories of inspiration That surpass the trendy must-dos Relayed through a click of a button On the information superhighway. And at the other end, lies a black teenager Looking through the prism of time, At the beautiful south that grew a dark courage And painted the white squares, with color. And through the…

Emancipation

Roots penetrate the American soil, Through peanut farms and cotton plantations Where the laborers were slaves From Africa, who now have become A story on their own right. Washington Carver To Martin Luther King jn, there were Little speckles that glittered on the negro sky. And the story of the black man resonates From Kunta…

Martin Luther King (Commemorating MLK Day)

The mind is Martin Perennial dreamer on meadows of thoughts And galaxies of the third eye Fighting like a warrior – sparking impulses Crossing synapses, potentiating courage All in the name of love and equality After all a dreamer only possesses infinite wings And melanin is no longer skin graffiti But transcendent art The soul…