Imagine being so raw, so intelligent, so gifted, so eloquent, just on some constant man up shit in a world where u woke up daily knowing some one was coming to kill u. It’s probably a bunch of lil Malcolms in Chicago……Philly….NO….Detroit ….Newburgh….East St. Louis….them kids are getting assassinated
#DecolonizeHistory is about interrupting space, addressing colonial roots and undoing processes of white supremacy.
Historical narratives are most often presented without the context of colonization, slavery and imperialism despite the huge role they play on all aspects of life.
Hoping this project raises awareness about injustices towards Trayvon Martin, subject to a system of racism that never served to protect his life, Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen arrested and detained in Guantanamo Bay when he was only 15 years old, and Assata Shakur & Huey Newton, labelled “terrorists” for actively resisting systemic racism on stolen land.
This is the beginning, there are so many more narratives to be shared and #DecolonizeHistory aims to illuminate the role that processes of colonialism continue to play out in society.