Magical Thinking and the Magical Black Girl #InsecureHBO #HellaQuestions

My ancestors were enslaved. Enslaved people were taught to believe that slavery was their place. They were supposed to be owned by White people, but their situation was not entirely hopeless because of one of the most dangerous words in the English language. IF. If they were good, obedient slaves, then they should go to... Continue Reading →

Final Thoughts on 4:44- For Colored People Who Have Contemplated Expatriating When Words Are Not Enuf

Sometimes, I get really tired of being Black. I love my skin, my culture, my language, my ancestors, my essence—that I love. But the emotional, and spiritual weight of the history of oppression coupled with the present oppression plus the denial of said oppressions, makes me, well...tired. Chris Rock summed it up best. “If you're... Continue Reading →

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