week 25

“Power cannot be found, grown, cultivated, or gathered. It is a social construct of a mutually agreed upon illusion. Leaders can take, wield, and hold on to power, for only, as long as it is given to them by people.” –malakhaijonezs Keyword: illusion. So take back your power. Use it wisely. ❤   image found […]

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My womb is not a burial site: What is motherhood to Black women facing abortion & the loss of their children?

By Amber Butts Female octopuses die from anemia and exhaustion 2-10 months after they give birth. They spend those months protecting and cleaning their eggs. They do not eat. As my body spread over a cold chair and a doctor said words I did not understand, I shook. I took two pills and waited for… A […]

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How anti-Black colorism forces dark-skinned Black women to be nothing more than “funny” (a repost)

By Kennedy Christine My first year of college, I took a sociology class that introduced me to the term “master status,” which is an individual’s social role or description that supersedes all their other titles. Master status can refer to how a person identifies or how they’re identified by others. This label and its effects… This […]

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