My normal. Their appropriation.

If we never needed protective hairstyling You wouldn't have that "fresh urban look" If we didn't already do that whole... "Boxer Braids" look. No.. Cornrows.... (Yes, CORNROWS, Kim K.) Lip injections, plumpers and kits To try and emulate our natural How-to videos on getting "African-American curls" Come on... Rub on tans with shades that surpass …

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Why did you go back?

Why did you go back? WHY DID YOU GO BACK?? Wow.. What a question What a thoughtless, insensitive, useless question Why did I ? Why didn't I? Why am I now? Why am I not. NO MORE Does it really matter? I mean does it really even matter? I went back I went forth I went …

Woah, Man

Social Media Makes it so easy to take away To take away from ourselves To believe in these brainless depictions of what society is supposed to be I don’t want to see another “women these days” meme Putting down the way that A sins differently than B We can’t move forward as woman & damn …

An Open Letter to my Absent Father

Anyone who knows me is well aware of your "place" in my life ..Or lack thereof But only you know how it happened How you arrived How you planted How you left & how you seemed to have never looked back It's like.. I almost want to throw my hands up in praise when I …

Perspective

Why reverse racism is not a thing in my book & shouldn't be in yours! “Black Guilt” simply does not exist. The minority has historically & currently been mistreated and oppressed by whites. Why would we feel guilty? “Black privilege” is unheard of terminology. We have never had economical, social or political benefit based on the …