Writer and activist Angela Bowden bares her soul as she speaks of the protection mechanisms invoked by Black women for centuries to survive a racist and hostile environment. But at what cost?
Angela Bowden read this terrific poem at the rally in support of Santina Rao, the young mother falsely accused of shoplifting at the Mumford Road Walmart and violently arrested by four police officers in front of her little children.
Kinda hate, a poem by activist and spoken word artist Angela (Angee) Bowden.
Earlier this week we reported on the Halifax rally in support of Nhlanhla Dlamini, the young Black man shot with a high velocity nail gun by a co-worker. Here is a transcription of an excellent speech delivered by Angie Bowden at that rally, wherein she addresses the impact of such racist acts on the entire Black community in Nova Scotia, and especially also on its youths.