This woman also moved me...
To understand my Black feminist politics as not simply about thinking and theorizing, but also to make the links from there to how my emotions and spirit function or flounder...due to the effects of systemic domination. Without a profound comprehension of the emotional and psychological our struggles for peace will continue to be off balance, without heart and doomed to fail. They like us not thinking or talking about emotions. When their serfs shut down, they work harder, work more, reflect less, dream less. Without the ability to profoundly connect to ourselves and to each other in whatever ways possible there is no love in our struggle and without love...well, what exactly is resistance without love if not the intellectual hobby of those who have the leisure to just knock around some ideas and theories.
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