No KKKolonizers, Still Thankful

I am so damn thankful. It would be ridiculous for me not to acknowledge how thankful I am to be where I am at, to be doing the work that I am doing, to have people around me that I love and love me. I can’t bring myself to say no to the idea of thanksgiving, because in the truest sense and really the way I was introduced to what thanksgiving means, is rooted in my Afrikan traditions.

I grew up hearing thanksgiving wasn’t a day but a lifestyle; an everyday way to honor God and the people around you. See while for many thanksgiving is about one day out of the year to make time…



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Jordan McGowan

Afrikan Griot — Music Lover — Former Athlete Turned Coach — Unapologetic — Political Scientist — Afrikan