BLACK LIVES DO MATTER; We just want to live.

You know, with all that’s been going on; I’ve tried to be mum, to not say what’s on my mind but I’ve failed. I’ve failed because that morning when I saw the infamous George Floyd video, I wept. I wept and ugly cried. Not because am an African American, or an American citizen… or living […]

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THE FACE OF THE RACE! THE FACE OF THE CONTINENT!

Because by making you the Face of the Race and the Continent’s reference point, they automatically made you the Defender of the Race and the Continent’s Activist. You are to carry these emblems high up; wave them higher with such pride. Shout louder and stronger for your motherland. Let them call you The Angry Black Woman. Let them act surprised and shocked at how aggressive you are. Never let this deter you; never let their perception of civilization silence you as it definitely never silenced the slave owners nor the colonizers.

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TO THE EBONY BLACK QUEENS

Dark skin girls ; and just to be clear, here, am talking to my deeply melanated Queens. Not the caramelized melanin (y’all still Queens, but in this colorist world, your privilege is eminent). So, back to my ebony black Queens. Dark skin girls; we’ve gotta love ourselves. In a world that has stratified us to the […]

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