Let’s teach our young men [and young ladies] how to be respectful. Hold them accountable. Let them express their sadness, their disappointments. Let them cry. Give them reasons to smile. Help them channel their anger. Foster their interests, talents and skills. Listen to them. Empower them. Be an example. ❤Read more
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Many women have been tricked out their softness, inaccurately led to believe that it equates to weakness and docility. But a soft woman doesn’t necessarily mean a fragmented woman. There’s actually great strength in the irresistible softness of femininity. While she knows how to yield and surrender when necessary, a soft woman could be leading […]Read more "week 43 \\ 2015"
Rape culture is the worst kind of teacher our kids are learning the most from. Heavy. ❤Read more "sons"
I don’t know what I was doing in a crowded mall. [I like Mall of Georgia, but, in general, I kinda hate malls]. On a crowded Sunday. [I tend to be quite lazy on Sundays.] Ugh. Well, I do know; I’d just finished stuffing my face at brunch with mom and we walked around to […]Read more "Black Beauty: Full Throttle"
Tell her there are goddesses in her bones and tales of triumph in her skin and that blackness is not sin [Upile] photo: Tina J. Malou ❤Read more "week 42 \\ 2015"
Beautiful message. Beautiful woman. Beautiful voice. Beautiful visual. This song is for those times when we feel taken for granted. It’s for those moments when we feel voiceless. It’s for every female out there who fears she’ll become a statistic. I want this song to remind us that we can break the silence that keeps […]Read more "Strong As Glass"