There is something special about Black mothers. Looking back at slavery, we have had our bodies taken by the white slave masters while forcing our Black men to stand by helplessly and watch. We have mothered our children and that of our oppressors. We have taken care of everyone’s children, literally. We nurture, we careContinue reading “Black Women”
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Black Lives Matter
I was trying to figure out what exactly I wanted to say. Because quite honestly, Black Lives DON’T matter or else we wouldn’t be facing the constant injustices and murders of our Black and Brown sisters and brothers. When the life and well-being of animals supersede that of a human being. Well, Houston, we haveContinue reading “Black Lives Matter”
I Am Black, A Woman, And Sometimes Angry…And?
I’ve been intimately disclosing bits and pieces of myself to and with myself. I journal and now blog to help rid my mind of its noise. I quietly silence all the things inside me that tarnish me from the outside. Like when people (patients/coworkers/public) display discriminatory behaviors because of the color of my skin (andContinue reading “I Am Black, A Woman, And Sometimes Angry…And?”