No More Fantasies

I see a hunger, especially among Black youth, for more sophisticated answers. Unfortunately, right now, it’s narrow nationalism, narrow forms of Afrocentrism, that are mostly addressing that hunger. Our leading people buy into utopian fantasies of liberation, when in fact our liberation should come from a concrete struggle in the workforce, not fantasies about ancient Africa, and kings and queens.

bell hooks

Third World Viewpoint. “Challenging Capitalism & Patriarchy: Third World Viewpoint Interviews bell hook.” Z Magazine 8.12 (1995): 36-39

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