Sunday, July 26th, 2015

 

Sojourner Truth – The Different Versions of “Ain’t I A Woman?”

Sojourner Truth born Isabella (“Bell”) Baumfree; (c. 1797 – Nov 26, 1883) was an abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born enslaved in Swartekill, Ulster County New York. She escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to court to recover her son, in 1828, she became the first woman of color to win such a case against a so-called white man. Sometime after gaining her freedom in 1827, she became a well-known anti-slavery speaker. She gave herself the name Sojourner Truth in 1843. Her best-known speech wasRead More


Blast-Fill-Me

God opened her pearly gates Moses parted her Red Sea He received his Ten Commandments After she climaxed on Mount Sinai She told him the bang was big and walk on my waters and that Thou shall honor thy mothers and cherish thy daughters He asked the meaning of her name She said I am that I am and Jesus came Through an immaculate orgasm within my soul Within my darkness sparked the sun and we created another whole Fire + Air Water + Earth Life is everlasting The oneRead More


Black Privilege

Born in a system where they say I’m not privileged Yet the sun loves my skin, I am divine, genetics infinite Born in a state where brown is put down Yet my skin matches all soil on mother earth’s ground Born in a system where blacks had to sit in the back Yet I was the first to walk this earth and keep our existence intact Born in a nation where lynching was legal Yet Webster defined “Black” as bad, wicked and evil? Born is a doctrine where women areRead More


Wonder Wombman