I struggle

The destination matters not so much because now I just want to experience love, triumph, adoration, satisfaction, and self -affirmation while I am on the way. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB

I am sorry you hate yourself….

... but leave my beautiful Black ass out of it. Recently, I was reflecting about the past relationships I have had and like a runaway freight train, it hit me. Some of the men I have been romantically or sexually linked to hated themselves for being Black and they hated dark-skin Black women in tandem. … Continue reading I am sorry you hate yourself….

Sit with it

Sometimes we look back on our past and realized those people we left behind, had no business in our future. #MommyFab

Article: Dark-skinned black girls don’t get married | Life and style | The Guardian

I am sharing an article from the Guardian from their "Shades of Black Series". https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/apr/08/dark-skinned-black-girls-dont-get-married Personal commentary: I think it is imperative we talk to young Black girls about racism, colorism and being fetishised. My Dad was the one who explained to me at age 5 that the world would basically "back hand" me because … Continue reading Article: Dark-skinned black girls don’t get married | Life and style | The Guardian

F*** your colorism!

At this time, I am going to try and explain why colorism is just as pervasive as racism. It is not a synonym for racism, but it is just as toxic to children of color - especially Black American children. Colorism is white sumpremacy in action!  col·or·ism ˈkələrˌizəm/ noun US noun: colorism; noun: colourism prejudice … Continue reading F*** your colorism!