Self-Love in a World that Wants You to Hate Yourself

“It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.”James Baldwin I grew up in the 1990s when we were drilled to “Say No to Drugs” and music videos were … Continue reading Self-Love in a World that Wants You to Hate Yourself

We’re Not Angry… We’re Human! Confronting Stereotypes of the “Angry” Black Woman

I'm 5'4" and very much an introvert. I love my personal space and I value my small circle of friends. I love going to the museum, the symphony, the Opera, visiting local coffee shops and farmer's markets. The only physical attribute I gave was my height. When I mentioned the things I like to do, … Continue reading We’re Not Angry… We’re Human! Confronting Stereotypes of the “Angry” Black Woman