this is not a war of the fair skinned and the colored,
this is not a war of the rich and the poor,
this is a war of the human decency,
our deepest instinct to love blindly and indiscriminately.
this is a war upon you,
to stand up for another human boundless of race, gender,or sexuality.
Reenactment of the Berlin Conference (1884-85) also known as the Congo or West African Conference. The colonial powers scramble for Africa lead by Portugal and Germany. The global community is still paying an unprecedented price for this rarely spoken of event. The stunted organic development of democratic governance and progressive economics can be traced back to this abnormal historical event. #Nasher #Museum #Duke #University (September 2013)
- Google Doodle- Celebrating Frederick Douglass-
Famed 19th-century author and orator Frederick Douglass was an eminent human rights leader in the anti-slavery movement and the first African-American citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank.
This the 198th birthday of one of American history’s most important thinkers. Above is Richie Pope’s illustration and design for Frederick Douglass.