ashleynkadi
Ashley Nkadi
ashleynkadi
UC Grad. Scholar-Activist. President of Slytherin's Black Student Union. Ashley loves God, her mama, being Bliggity Black, Gucci Mane, cheese, potatoes, and eyebrow maintenance. In that order.
Oct 26 2018
3

Thank you. Bookmarked for quick access whenever the denials start ... (and please keep updating, this list will be ridiculously long like those scrolls in old cartoons).

Oct 26 2018
1

What’s the status of the Elaine Welteroth - Uber incident. Seems like enough time has passed to “investigate”. 

Mar 29 2018
1

Would love to suggest a book to open eyes, as mine were opened. Read, The Wheat Money, by Kristl Tyler. I thought that as a 58 year old woman, I knew something about racism through power, but this book opened my eyes to things good and bad, including the stories about domestics during the 1940's and 50's.

Mar 27 2018
67

Black women are still raising America. Now its just showing white folks how they can overcome their racism and white privilege. Now its carrying the vote. Now its breaking it down for yall in the comments because Becky dont understand. But wtf do i know 😷😷😷😷😷😷😷🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

Jan 10 2018
2

Great to see talented filmmakers bringing forth the incredibly complex, sensitive and painful issues engrained into the makeup of America. The episode was obvious and yet subversive by tackling so many issues like mass incarceration, black womanhood, race relationships, and micro-aggressions. Read more

Jan 9 2018
1

Rather than waste another 153 years waiting for the mythic ethical white collective to materialize from an experience of arcane empathy, I prefer we abandon their ride and amusement park of deceit and malice in favor of our own—one a vibrant red, glinting black, and green as rich as the land whence we came. Read more

Jan 8 2018
8

I liked the fact that when certain things became illegal Ole Rolo obeyed the law which sends the message that he was NOT some stark raven lone maniac but he was cut from the same cloth as Dr. Marion J. Sims (alluded to above), or the racist neurosurgeon at the University of Mississippi who in the 60s performed a type Read more

Jan 8 2018
2

Before I saw this round of BLACK MIRROR my feed was full of “Black Museum is the best one.” And they were right.

Jan 8 2018
4

This episode is especially interesting to me because this is the first time Black Mirror has acknowledged racism at all in its many technological dystopias. The rest of its episodes suffer from colorblind plotting, as if tech has the same effect on people of all racialized/national backgrounds. Racism never comes up Read more

Jan 8 2018
12

It’s a wonderful take of “Serious black issues addressed without actually mentioning those issues”, which is exactly how Black Mirror should have approached it (it would have been very, very easy to make some sort of “robot slaves who happen to be black” wink-wink sort of story, which would come across as crass and Read more

Jan 8 2018
3

I feel you didn’t give the show it’s fair justice: in the end, the perpetrator of the atrocities suffered the same fate as his victim. That should have been stated after the “Always suffering” comment, to allow the reader to know the show wasn’t glorifying the actions but was in fact showing the inhumanity of it. The Read more

Dec 14 2017
1

We may not deserve it but thank you anyways.

Dec 13 2017
2

It’s a dark day when we have to celebrate the fact a child molester was only *barely* almost elected.

Dec 13 2017
19

I don’t even care I stood up from my desk and started applauding. This needed to be said.