week 48|2017

Lately I’ve been replacing my I’m sorry with thank you, like instead of “sorry I’m late”, I’ll say “thanks for waiting for me”, or instead of “sorry for being such a mess”, I’ll say “thank you for loving me and caring about me unconditionally”, and it’s not only shifted the way I think and feel […]

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Microaggression- a repost

As always, we can discuss here, but please show Kiara some love on her original post. ❤ Microaggression That thing that is a thing That really isn’t a thing It’s real in a scholarly article or In a library database But the minute the word leaves my lips To describe how I live It’s fake Unreasonable […]

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Angela Means, aka “Felicia” in ‘Friday,’ Now Owns and Runs Vegan Spot, Jackfruit Cafe — GOOD BLACK NEWS

I’m guessing she hasn’t needed to borrow Craig’s microwave in awhile.. by Gowri Chandra via laweekly.com Angela Means made it in entertainment. She walked runways for Jean-Paul Gaultier and Betsey Johnson, did stand-up and opened for Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx and Sinbad, and appeared in the Nickelodeon show Cousin Skeeter and the movie Friday. (She’s […]

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week 47|2017

  1. you must let the pain visit. 2. you must allow it to teach you. 3. you must not let it overstay. three routes to healing by Ijeoma Umebinyuo ❤  

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Kordale and Kaleb: A Portrait of the Modern Black Family? — Whispers of a Womanist (a repost)

Black couple Kordale and Kaleb made headlines a few years back when images of them combing their daughter’s hair went viral. The image seemingly resonated most profoundly with black women proving nostalgic in mirroring a shared experience—having our hair combed and braided by a loved one. Thus, most black women probably viewed the images as […] […]

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