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Darryl Walker Jr

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Nipsey Hussle and the Trope of Black-on-Black Crime

Now that the Los Angeles Police Department has identified a black man as a suspect in the murder of Nipsey Hussle, lets get a few things straight about the narrative of "black-on-black crime." 1). The United States has existed for 242... Continue Reading →

Selective Incorporation is Not Liberation

A lawsuit brought by Asian-American students against Harvard University can end affirmative action programs as we presently know them. Here are a few points to keep in mind: The longer we are exposed to debates about affirmative action, the more... Continue Reading →

The Oppression Machine: Electoralism and Neo-Colonization

The United States was built on slavery and genocide. As such, it is an oppression machine that should not exist. Electoral politics, however, is not interested in destroying the oppression machine. At the outset of every campaign, every politician must accept... Continue Reading →

Stand Your Ground: Anti-blackness and the Claim of Self-Defense

We need to transcend the narrow dichotomy that we are being fed by the corporate media and other agents of power about Stand Your Ground laws. The longer we are exposed to these narratives, the more it becomes apparent that dialogue... Continue Reading →

White Supremacy: What Counts As “Genocide”?

I want to add a few thoughts to the article being circulated titled "Yes, What Israel is Doing to Palestinians is Actually Genocide" - because the author omits some important points about race and genocide. I did a presentation in... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Profit Motive: The Anti-blackness of Orthodox Marxism

Since some folks still believe that there is "no war but class war" - I submit the following points: 1. There comes a time where one needs to realize that the profit motive lacks explanatory power in the face of... Continue Reading →

Schizophrenia and the Racist View of Sanity

Black men are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia than other subsets of the population. Schizophrenia, according to the DSM-5, is a chronic mental illness that makes it difficult for a person to distinguish reality from falsehood. It... Continue Reading →

Why Are Black People Always Late?

A pervasive stereotype is the idea that black people are always late. I am not interested in whether or not this is true - I am interested in why this idea arose and why it remains dominant. Animals do not... Continue Reading →

Can Black People Appropriate Culture?

We cannot have a discussion about culture, or cultural appropriation, without first having a discussion about structural positions. And by that, I simply mean our way of being as races. Ontology will always determine and shape culture. Racialized slavery stripped... Continue Reading →

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