Africans were stolen, traded, and forced to build this country, robbed of their intellectual creations (from music, to scientific inventions, to record breaking achievements), silenced, marginalized, and today African-Americans continue to increase upon our impact and make our presence known all over the world. Thanks to one of our greatest contributions — Hip Hop culture, We are the Soul of America and the Heroes of the Diaspora.
read this please. (via sprezzeeland)