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the damned are banned

​The Damned are Banned.



when an entire people, adherents of the religion of Islam, already pummelled and damned by the savagery of war in the countries they call home, are banned from entering a country that hails its freedoms and liberty as being sacrosanct, a country of immigrants itself, a country that was built on the genocide of the indigenous peoples that inhabited that land, and on the backs of countless human beings barbarically abused as slaves from the continent of Africa, one cannot but think back to the early days of the barbarism of Hitler’s nazism and its singling out of the entire Jewish people for extermination.


but then again, just a few days ago, we heard from the powers that be that they thought the Holocaust was a “sad” thing.


Goebbels would have been proud. 


the parallels are chilling.


and this is not 1930s Germany.


this is the world we live in today.


and its 2017.

inequality 

​inequality.




the fire rages, inequality scars the skies,

smoke billows in the air.


yet we hold the line, putting up the barricades,


for there are many, many more of us who care … 

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double-helixed uBuntu

double-helixed uBuntu.

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these interwoven veins,
dna,
double-helixed,

microscopic,
binding us, all of us,
together, as one,

species, one race,
human,

me & you

us,
all,

through
this common
shared
truth:

‘I am because you are’*

all of us
together
as one

me & you = uBuntu*

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* – uBuntu is an isiXhosa/isiZulu concept that espouses the “belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”

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