and I mSaw Daniel Day Lewis play Lincoln
and saw Jamie Lee Fox do Django.
Then I read a black writer who wrote
that white Tarantino truly
could not understand
and therefore couldn’t possibly convey
slavery in its true light.
Sister, he didn’t have to…
The stakes that Lincoln vied for
were as easily seen as whip scars
on the slave’s naked back.
I don’t need to understand
slavery in its deepest, subjective, sense
to know that I don’t want any man or woman
treated that way.
The Afro centric should not belittle
the role of the sentient white man
in raising awareness of
America’s original sin.
Now you have a point with regard to the
polar opposite or the aryan and I refer to
both the white master and the house negro,
cause you know Stephen in Django was an aryan too.
Nothing empowers the white man
quite like his token negroes,
and nothing enrages the oppressed
like seeing the tokens dance
for they massus!
I wrote this in response to a dialogue with a friend of mine on race