Dravius Oneil said, “The song police is about police beating up people who uses wheelchairs!”
Illin n' Chillin
Welcome to a new series on Krip-Hop, Krip-Hop Break Down Lyrics, where will take a song from a disabled Hip-Hop/musician artist that put out a strong Krip-Hop politics/life storyline (Using Hip-Hop to display true stories about disability/Deaf situations but no overcoming inspirational bullshit) and we will apply our Krip-Hop political lens to explain what it means to our communities, Hip-Hop arena and how we can use these songs for a better tomorrow.
Overwhelmed, Unhoused, Unhelped Mamaz in struggle: The violence of poverty and houselessness on single parents
Gripping the steering wheel so tightly my hands hurt, I saw my mama so many years before, looking straight ahead to the road, trying to not let the mountain of tears crush her soft face. Now it was me and my sun alone on the highway, 30 years later, trying to drive away from my torn and crumbled heart..
Black Chicagoans with Disabilities, Candace Marie & Timotheus Gordon Jr. Stand Solid in The Windy City
As we see over and over police terror against our people in almost every major city in the USA, almost every time the activism, journalism and concerns of people with disabilities are left out. If you know my journalism than you would know that I try to get the words, images, cultural expression and activism of Black disabled people who have been effected one way or another by police brutali
In The Photo: In the background there is a white sign with Black letters saying: Hallf of all people killed by police have a disability end racist police terror! Terrea Mitchell with eye glasses - holding Black Lives Matter /Jeremy McDole poster, People’s Power Assemblies..In the background there is a sign that reads Stop Attacking Disabled People with a red circle with Donald Trump’s face and a thick redline crossing his. Beside Terrea is a Black man with a sign saying People with disabilities need decent jobs livable wage, quality home and health care an