The Power of a Picture

Posted on August 4, 2012


I must thank Kwanda Ford for this photo.

Mission Statement from the organization that created this thought provoking image:

“Although public commentary describes the United States as “post-racial”, racism continues to exert a very real and pervasive influence on institutional policies and processes, interpersonal interactions, neighborhood infrastructure, socioeconomic opportunities, media imagery, and more.  RISE is a project designed to illuminate some of the ways in which racism operates in this country.”



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The power of an image, at a NYC bus stop



You can view the full information on this image at their site:



And now . . . an actual counter opinion:





BHAWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA . . . “She was so far from any regular Mammy” smh.

The revolution will not be televised. Y’all know what time it is.



Mammy and Minny, together at last. This image is from




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