And I’m Black

I'm evolving. Sometimes it is scary as shit. Sometimes it is ethereal and raw. Sometimes it is depressing and f'ing sad because I believed I'd be farther along than I am. Sometimes when I think of where I've come from - it is a story of triumph and badassery. #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