Disclaimer: I'm happy. Get into it. For a long time in my life, multiple stretches of time, I didn't know what joy felt like. I faked happiness. Yet, there were these moments, fleeting moments, that I got to be free and joyful. Joy for me is tied directly into the ability to be unapologetically me. … Continue reading Sometimes things are beautiful.
Black women are human. We are allowed to make mistakes. We are deserving of Grace. You should not have to be perfect or the supremacist idea of "respectable" to deserve Grace and Mercy.
A lot of times I watched you from the sidelines. I loved to see your 1,000 watt smile when you felt good. I was proud of you, kiddo.