Being dedicated to exploring radical Black onto-epistemologies has allowed me to accept that the Western world is built on the basis of mythological origin stories: anthropology was thus designed to support their projections of a historical superiority
which basically renders their research methodologies biased, false & basic propaganda institutionalized through a scientific culture of revisionism and historical negationism.
I love the ideation of Black indigeneity asserted by Alàn Pelaez Lopez: « I Am a Descendent From People Who Have Interrupted Empire» which means to me that the very existence of Black onto-epistemologies disrupts the compulsion of White supremacist ontologies to design the World
Existing as Black, leaning towards radical yearnings for freedom + engaging in liberatory praxis is a constant struggle to exist with integrity with the earth. I rejected whiteness from the day I was born, my existence is a privileged reminder.
Surviving whiteness through thorough historical materialist analysis is literally what preserves my mental health from the constant bombardment of racist propaganda: it feeds me substance in a world impoverished by the search for power over people racialized as non-yt.

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