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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I’m always annoyed about why black people have to bear the brunt of everyone else’s contempt. If we are not totally understanding and smiling, suddenly we’re demons. -Toni Morrison     Me too, Toni. Me too. Yet there are crickets or we’re told to shut up when we complain of our constant mistreatment. When did we […]

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