for the black men who don’t love black women because she’s angry maybe because her footsteps are a sin and her breath is a crime. she can’t express without a dagger thrown her direction and here you come telling her to smile and she has to decide if she wants to be brazen or be […]Read more "not bitter, just black"
If only we could just love ourselves, accept ourselves, be ourselves. ❤Read more "Black is the Only Black"
“The function, the very serious function of racism, is distraction” – Toni Morrison They tell us we are apes, so we spend our time hating apes and fighting to be recognised as human. They tell us we are not human, so we use our energy telling them that we matter, re batho: Motho ke motho […]Read more "Unlearning Human Aspirations ( a repost)"
True story. What painful truths have you learned being a Black woman? ❤Read more "10 Learned Behaviors of a Black Girl"
Why is it always about race?? she asks with feigned innocence. Again. My eye twitches. I give a half smirk, half scowl and search the ceiling for answers and strength. God? Forgive me as I wet my full lips to prepare to drop this informational bomb: Have you heard A Seat at the Table? The […]Read more "why is it always about race? : a gist"