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Darryl Walker Jr

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The Black Deadbeat: Debunking Myths of Fatherhood

Happy belated Father's Day! To celebrate, lets try to debunk the stereotype of black "deadbeat daddies." Keep the following points in mind:   1). Contrary to popular misconception, black men are involved in the lives of their children. A study... Continue Reading →

SheaMoisture: Black Women, Parasites & Violence

My thoughts on the SheaMoisture commercial: Of course it was problematic that the company included white women and a light-skinned "acceptable" black woman. But my first and strongest feeling was that there was a stark difference between the black woman's words... Continue Reading →

The Anti-Blackness of American “Love”

I hate the way American society conceptualizes romantic relationships. The notion of "love" is typically framed as a progress narrative - whereby "marriage" is the highest form and product. Intimate connections are reduced to linear equations. Whenever people speak of... Continue Reading →

Invisible Bodies: Anti-black Genocide in the U.S.

In this blog, I present my theory of the State as it relates to anti-black structural violence in America. I apply three frameworks: carceral continuum, social death, and genocide - for the sake of understanding anti-black violence.

Illusion of Inclusion: Women of Color on Money

For everyone who is excited by the replacement of Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, the United States Mint has unveiled a special commemorative coin. With her toga and braids, Lady Liberty – for the first time... Continue Reading →

Our Flesh is the Devil’s Asking Price

Born on the slave ships, packed in tight in a place where humanity is attached to white. Our suffering is not rooted in money or the lack of magic rights, but that the world is addicted to the tragic sight ... Continue Reading →

Nameless Skeletons (5 Haikus)

Mother Africa robbed and raped for centuries. No one seems to care. Black flesh locked in chains, separated from loved ones.       Death their only friend. Starved in ghettos like societal excrement.       Objects with no... Continue Reading →

Top 12 Creative Rap Songs

Below is a list of 12 favorite creative rap songs. Of course, every song from any genre has an element of creativity - but my definition of creative is a bit different here. I am defining creative as a song that tells... Continue Reading →

Stop Living in the Past

Whenever black people bring up the history of America's wrongdoings, we are told to "get over it" and "stop living in the past". But whenever a police officer shoots a black person, they are quick to bring up the victim's... Continue Reading →

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