week twenty-eight: If only you knew… (a repost)

It’s not you against the world It’s you against you It’s you against who they used to know You against what you used to think You against who you use to be Everyday competing, everyday fighting off the old to become more Everyday taking control It’s not you against them that’s where you’ve been going […]

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Orchestrated snaps.. (a repost)

You look from the outside in yearning for what they have But you don’t see the cracks papered over with tissue paper You don’t hear the lies they tell each other or the facts they fail to mention You just see the smiling faces in orchestrated snaps and insta stories Friendships based on common enemies […]

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HER.: an art share

  Her story. Her passion. Her voice. Her ART. A group show featuring the art of Black female artists who are staying tried and true to their styles and perspectives as the art world gradually learns that HER voice matters. There are blatant limitations for Black female artists including, but not limited to being told to “soften” […]

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week fifteen: In the Words of Toni Cade Bambara — Nikki Skies (a repost)

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