Preliminary thoughts on immigrating and assimilating into the Cannibal Nation

Image: (Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island ca. 1900). Digital Public Library of America.

In 2014, The New York Times published an article, More Hispanics Declaring Themselves White. Nate Cohn reported that:

“An estimated net 1.2 million Americans of the 35 million Americans identified in 2000 as of ‘Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin,’ as the census form puts it, changed their race from ‘some other race’ to ‘white’ between the 2000 and 2010 censuses, according to research presented at an annual meeting of the Population Association of America and reported by Pew Research.”

In 2018, The Daily Beast published Why Young Men of Color…


Preliminary thoughts on inclusive identities, sexual orientation, and violence in the Cannibal Nation

White America is a Cannibal Nation and all white people are a part of the oppressor race. Sexual orientation does not change that.

During the month of June, many Americans will celebrate “Pride.” As nice as it is for gay people from various groups to be able to engage in marriage, and other social norms — where they once were not able to — let’s not forget the role those particular norms and rights play in maintaining white power. Homosexuality has always been a part of colonialism…


Preliminary thoughts on Language and Power in the Cannibal Nation

(Greek epichoric variants, codex99.com)

In 1971, Sun Ra gave a lecture in Berkeley, California. He spoke about language and how words are spells. He was a master of what became known as “spiritual” free form jazz. Ra sought to change the frequencies of the minds of Black people, to free them from the poisonous confusion and subjugation by the white race, through the language of music.

In this stream of consciousness lecture, Ra pulled apart the intricate ways that words slip into our minds and affect us. He spoke of “dead languages” and how…


Preliminary thoughts on Religion and Power in the Cannibal Nation

(Jim Heimann Collection/Archive Photos)

European rituals of domination have historically relied heavily on altered versions of reality and history. These deliberately confused perceptions have long been transmitted to us through religion and its accompanying symbols.

It makes sense why we can’t have the white American ritual of Easter without “the Ten Commandments” replaying on tv — a propaganda film depicting a false history performed by representations of white superiority. It’s one of many shared memories that stay with us when we think about family on this holiday. …


Cotton. White Gold. The King of the Cannibal Nation.

Cotton built the United States into one of the wealthiest countries and participants in the world market — built on blood and death. For cotton to fuel the empire, the slave system needed to expand. This was was made possible. with help from the Democratic Party.

Enslaved people were forced to march hungry. Their feet created America’s first roads. Charles Ball — bound by chains, connected to so many other men, women, and children — paved a road, “a dirt line in the Virginia grain fields that today lies under the…


(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The 2019–2020 Democratic competition collapsed in a pathetic display and poorly veiled attempt at maintaining the status quo. The Democratic party’s true colors were more exposed than ever. Then in 2021, the election went exactly as the white ruling class had planned.

Liberal citizens who hated Biden before are now cheering him on. However, he is no better than Trump, but they’re pretending he is in order to numb the gut-wrenching pain caused by the realization that the Democrats are the same pro-slavery, anti-Black party they’ve been since 1828. …


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During his Inaugural speech, President Joe Biden referenced Abraham Lincoln and his Emancipation Proclamation. This ritual invocation of the Lincoln narrative and his “freeing of the slaves” is commonly used by the Democratic Party and other (not so) covert racists. This was part of a carefully scripted monologue filled with symbols and no substance — a linguistic preview of the next four years. The Inaugural theater confirmed all that Biden had promised to his corporate owners: nothing fundamentally will change.

The trickery of the Lincoln narrative used to reinforce the cognitive dissonance, and the political schizophrenia required of the Biden/Harris…


Lower Manhattan (Bejtash Samson, 2019)

New York City, the capital of slavery in the North.

Jim Crow thrives in our city through sanctioned police violence, hyper-surveillance, and other forms of abuse of Black communities — particularly the Black male population. But it’s important to note that the contemporary designs that uphold this legacy, such as “broken windows”, started under the previous administrations of Rudy Giuliani, Michael Bloomberg and were structurally designed by Joe Biden.

Bill de Blasio is the current Democrat Mayor, and his administration has done very little to end Jim Crow in our city. But this isn’t surprising given New York City’s long…


Image: Washington standing among African-American field workers harvesting grain. (Credit: Buyenlarge/Getty Images). Retrieved from: Evan Andrews, “How Many U.S. Presidents Owned Slaves?”, history.com. 2017

Trump is not the worst President the U.S. has ever had.

To say that is not a show of support for him by any means; it is merely a historical fact.

The Founding Fathers were slavers. Ten of the 45 Presidents owned enslaved people as property, in their own homes and while they were in office. The rest of the Presidents may not have owned enslaved people. Still, each did their part in protecting, upholding, and perpetuating the institution of slavery, which continues today in thought and practice.

We all know now that Thomas Jefferson — one of the Founding…


Grand Central Station, New York City (2020). Photo by: Bejtash Samseen

In 1853, William Cregg, a southern textile mill owner, said, “There have been two great dispensations of civilization, the Greek & Christian and now comes the railroad.”

What’s left out of this statement is that Greek and Christian “civilizations” grew to greatness because of what was learned and taken from Africa, specifically Egypt. Those empires then became the foundation of the “west,” largely the United States. A country built solely by and only because of the labor of those descendants of American slavery.

In “The Age of Betrayal,” Jack Beatty wrote about “annihilating space.” A term referring to the power…

Bejtash Samson

Student. maybe: Writer. I enjoy writing about race, history, and culture

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