Black women need to start a hashtag #icanbeboth where we post pictures of ourselves with degrees, at graduation, sitting in your office, being successful etc. along side pics of us partying, twerking, dancing, having fun as NORMAL HUMAN BEINGS DO.
Because this idea that you are either a hoe or a sophisticated woman is toxic as hell. It’s a racialized version of the virgin-whore dichotomy. I can be both a sexual being and an role model/educator at the same damn time.
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The black man never will get anybody’s respect until he first learns to respect his own women.
i lost a whole continent.
a whole continent from my memory.
unlike all the other hyphenated americans
my hyphen is made of blood. feces. bone.
when africa says hello
my mouth is a heartbreak
because i have nothing in my tongue
to answer her.
i do not know how to say hello to my mother.
UNITE OR PERISH.
Why don’t they show these pictures of Ice Cube? I love this.
3 faces of joy.
Model: Barbara Grissom barbieg.tumblr.com
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(if you’re reading this i hope you know you’re wanted)
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