If whales, snails, dogs, cats, Top Shop, and Boris can be saved, the lives of Black men are priceless and can be saved. We should be able to save each other. I don't want to wait for the I.F.S. to release a study stating Black men are almost extinct. I don't want to be the living dead pacified with drugs and sex.
If a human chain can be formed around missile sites, then surely Black men can form human chains around Damilola, Justin Fashanu Toxteth, Handsworth BGC, each other?
If we have to take tomorrow with our blood are we ready? Do our high-low fades, Air-pods, or box-fresh crèps make us any more ready than yesterday’s flat top or Jeri curl?
I'm not concerned about the attire of a soldier. All I want to know for my own protection is are we capable of whatever, whenever?