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Responsible for 7 Generations of Family Violence? No Justice: No Peace!

Wekesa O. Madzimoyo Please share. No Justice. No peace. I love Mike Brown, Sr.'s voice. I don't love what he's saying. If you haven't watched the orchestrated clip, please do. He sends a message for peace. If he wants peace, he needs to be talking to those who are the greatest purveyors of violence -the same ones who killed his son and so many other father's sons and daughters. Holding hands and singing kumbaya -Black and White together is neither the problem nor the solution.

The only peace that these people know is our submission based on the experience of and fear of their domination. They say it all the time: "peace through strength." It's the peace that comes when the dominator has instilled fear (often disguised as morality) so deeply that he can allow the dominated to shave them with a straight razor, knowing that the dominated will never cut his throat! That's the peace they seek. Now, Mike Brown, Sr. may not know this, so I respect his sending…

Responsible for 7 Generations of Family Violence? No Justice: No Peace!

Wekesa O. Madzimoyo Please share. No Justice. No peace. I love Mike Brown, Sr.'s voice. I don't love what he's saying. If you haven't watched the orchestrated clip, please do. He sends a message for peace. If he wants peace, he needs to be talking to those who are the greatest purveyors of violence -the same ones who killed his son and so many other father's sons and daughters. Holding hands and singing kumbaya -Black and White together is neither the problem nor the solution.

The only peace that these people know is our submission based on the experience of and fear of their domination. They say it all the time: "peace through strength." It's the peace that comes when the dominator has instilled fear (often disguised as morality) so deeply that he can allow the dominated to shave them with a straight razor, knowing that the dominated will never cut his throat! That's the peace they seek. Now, Mike Brown, Sr. may not know this, so I respect his sending…

With Mama Ekundayo

Loved being back in NYC. Sandy Hill treated us royally. She and Baba Freido are helping to connect AYA and Haiti. Mo! Medase Pa.