week 3

Peace is not something you wish for; it’s something you make, something you do, something you are and something you give away. – John Lennon ❤

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week 1: a note on self-care

Black women’s self-care is also subversive because to take care of ourselves means that we disrupt societal and political paradigms that say that Black women are disposable, unvalued. Indeed, people and things that aren’t cared for are considered expendable. So when we don’t take care of ourselves, we are affirming the social order that says […]

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rejected {a reblog}

Please show ShaSha some love on the original post 🖤 “It’s quite all right, we just didn’t work out.” “Mercury was in retrograde.” “It wasn’t the right time.” Insert cliche saying here…etc, etc, etc. But did they ever take the time to get to know you in the first place? Did they look to find […]

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From Black Boy With Love

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 […]

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