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 […] […]Read more "Kordale and Kaleb: A Portrait of the Modern Black Family? — Whispers of a Womanist (a repost)"
The following is an excerpt of New Children’s Book Teaches Black Boys to Treat Black Girls With Respect written by Zahara Hill for Black Voices: Artist Lawrence Lindell wanted black girls to know they have much more value than a lack of media visibility and derisive comments from peers may lead them to believe. “We […]Read more "From Black Boy With Love"
too small too tall too loud too proud too narrow too wide too polite too uninviting too stiff too rhythmic too aggressive too passive too mysterious too open too dark too light too humorous too serious too bitter too sweet too calm too quiet too oblivious too aware too smart too ugly too fine too […]Read more "it’s always something with these black women"
I know I promised to give you more Black Every Friday posts, you know, like old times. And I have really been slacking! I know of too many dope Black things to not be on my sh- Anywho, it’s been just over a year since I met two of the sisters from Black Balance Podcast, […]Read more "You Down With BBP?"
If I kill a cop it will be because “I feared for my life”: because I saw a gun, because I thought I saw a gun, because he was reaching for a gun that I never saw and was never there, because he was approaching me, because I heard a sound. Or, more likely, because […] […]Read more "If I kill a cop (a repost)"
I am an African who had their scales fall from their eyes Traumatised from the revelation behind their lies Of “You can be anything you want to be” And “Follow your dreams”; I mean, look what happened to Dr King Follwing those smooth slithering serpents’ doctrines. While I’m climbing on the rough side of this […] […]Read more "The African Disillusions of My Youth — MINDSIGHTCOLLECTIVE (a repost)"