... 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….
You don't always have to comment when you see colorism, but make note of your "friends" who perpetuate colorism. Protect yourself, your kid, and your peace from this dysfunction. #Mommyfab
I ponder a lot of things. Wondering about erasure and aging Black women's sexuality is one of them.
Redlining: an act of racism and evil against Black Americans.
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
If you want to share a film about Black American rural life, strife, dreams, dwindling humanity... this is the movie. It's unapologetically raw and in your face. It makes you uncomfortable with any privilege you may have. It makes you hyper aware that Black Americans have not come that far. ~ #MommyFab #EfabulousHB
We need to see more movies where Black men and women are in synergy with one another. I like how Jenkins kept the "feel" of Tish and Fonny's love. They had soul-ties. They were soulmates. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB #BealeStreetMovie #BealeStreet
"Owned, a Tale of Two Americas" is very sobering film that explores post-war institutionalized housing discrimination against Black Americans, in the United States. #OwnedFilm #HoustonCinemaArtsFestival #MommyFab #EfabulousHB
The state failed its voters. You see, despite a record-high population in Georgia, more than a million citizens found their names stripped from the rolls by the secretary of state, including a 92-year-old civil rights activist who had cast her ballot in the same neighborhood since 1968. Tens of thousands hung in limbo, rejected due … Continue reading Thank you Stacey Abrams for your fight against Supremacy in Georgia
I keep Chicago in my prayers and my hopes. I keep hoping Black Chicagoans will make it. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB