The skin I’m in is beautiful,
The skin I’m in is mine,
Even if I hear a different message all the time.
Whiter, lighter, the standard has been set. 87 more words
Both are ok individual solutions for individuals and individual families, but cannot effectively scale up at all and thus remain incomplete solutions.
Black women’s empowerment at its most simplified consists of American black women removing their financial, social and psychological support from dysfunctional American black communities, institutions and people in favor of giving that support to more functional groups and individuals that support them as individual black women. 201 more words
Today I wanted to discuss the last post that I wrote and some things that have been a long time coming. It seemed that some commenters don’t understand why I specifically highlight and focus on the privilege of certain groups and highlight the fact that in some situations black women aren’t going to win. 2,286 more words
This is a post that is long in coming because as I surf the web I notice more and more black women continually perplexed by the phenomenon’s that they see, but what really had me ready to write this post was a post on a very good blog that I frequent… 2,446 more words
In the course of human events it becomes necessary for one group to leave that of another, despite common characteristics. Because there are expectations from said groups it becomes comes a point of contention within the lives of the first group. 895 more words