Sick and tired
Acrylic painting on natural linen canvas board
Inspired by the words of Fannie Lou Hamer. "All my life I've been sick and tired. Now I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired" This emerging consciousness that has been experienced by white people and non-black POC in 2020 has been tiring for us BIPOC.
Systemic racism and police brutality isn't a new phenomenon, but is being treated as such by too many.
A tiredness that emerges from having to explain centuries worth of history, colonial rule (and the subsequent neo-colonialism), colourism, how the culture of policing negatively impacts black people worldwide, and much more...