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The white supremacy of Black Character

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Tsuhai Nzinga

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fifty eight years later and Black folk are still being judged by the color of our skin. What’s interesting though is the fact that from the perspective of white supremacy, our skin is our character. According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word character evolved from “carecter,” in the mid-14th century and meant "symbol marked or branded on the body."

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