I love us. So much. I am a cheerleader of many great women (in “real” life and digitally) and truly desire to see us win. If you and your circles are not exchanging love, patience, empathy, ideas, honesty, support, laughter, encouragement and overall beautiful, positive energy, you, my sister, are sitting with the wrong crowd. […]
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I’m proud to say I was a part of this beautiful visual; I’ll show it to my daughters one day. Thanks for always presenting us in a positive light, Sa-Roc ❤ support a sista
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Is it wrong To want to be surrounded by melanin Drowned in an ocean of blackness To be so happy that you don’t even Want to reach the surface To see yourself echoed in everything To feel your life truly begin Is that too much to ask for I think not I’m not asking […]
Happy Monday, y’all! Please give the poet some love via A Request — MikiAshanti
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So this post marks the first of my “The Soulz of Black Folk: Re-defining Celebrity” series. This summer, I will feature a few carefully selected members of the black collective that demonstrate an espousal to uplifting the black collective. Everyday, countless bodies across the diaspora contribute to black upliftment in big ways deemed small by […]
Shout out to C.C. for asking me to take part and creating such a series. We need to love on each other more, y’all! Please check out the original post and C.C.’s dope blog via Spotlight Series: Blogger Kelley — Whispers of a Womanist
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By Jailyn Gladney “And when great souls die… Our senses, restored, never To be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They Existed. We can be. Be and be Better. For they existed.” When Great Trees Fall by Maya Angelou In my earliest memories of my mother she is standing at the stove with a… Show […]
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My big sister said she wants to be more like me. A bigger voice. A taller presence. Sis, don’t discount what it took to get me here. And don’t write off the agony you endured being completely broken down only to be rebuilt to his exact likings. Not to compare or put levels on life’s […]
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I love it when women love themselves. I love it when women are learning to love themselves. I love it when women inspire other women to love themselves. -unknown ❤ photo cred: ebony.com
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