“True justice is not found in this world.” -Plato How can you really do justice to the women who fight for it for everybody else? What does justice really look … Continue reading What It Means To Protect Black Women-Part 3: Justice
As it relates to protecting Black women this is a societal, multi-tiered issue. but I like to believe that protecting Black women is possible! It starts as simple as believing us. Primarily, protection starts with seeing us! We no longer live in a world or telling a Black woman “I don’t see color!” is applicable.
Anything that you desire to protect you first have to be willing to see. Seeing something means you acknowledge it exists!
Since Black women exist, we are owed the same human rights that are so easily applied to any other woman in this country! Protecting us means that you value Black women beyond our labor!
Black women are the only women in this nation who had money ascribed to their ability! And we were still treated less than cows or mice. Protection always parallels value.
The question that needs to be asked is: Why don’t we value Black women?
BLACK WOMEN EXIST.
BLACK WOMEN ARE HUMAN.
HUMAN RIGHTS BELONG TO BLACK WOMEN.
The current rate of femicide amongst Black women is astronomical. And as a Black woman, who has survived abusive situations (including an abusive marriages) it is only by the grace … Continue reading Believing Black Women!
I don’t understand. For all my education, I don’t understand. With the theme for this month being protect Black women, for all of my wisdom in my almost 41 years … Continue reading Why This Is Hard?
This is your reminder that every day 4 Black women and girls are murdered. Please consider supporting Rosalind Page (@blackfemicideUS) and remember to protect Black women. -JBHarris I wrote a … Continue reading When Do We Matter?
There is a (truly) Black-owned fashion brand called CISE that have apparel which have such catch phrases like PROTECT BLACK PEOPLE and PROTECT BLACK WOMEN. As dope as this is … Continue reading Protect Black Women: Black Women Are Human
Note: Be prepared to be mad at me this month. And I don’t care. -JBH Protect Black Women. Protect. BLACK. Women. Full stop. With the complete aftermath of Willard Carroll … Continue reading April 2022 Overview
Comparison is the enemy of joy. Jealousy is the thief of joy. In the age of healing, acceptance and amazingness–I cannot afford to have my life energy siphoned wishing and … Continue reading The Chasing Of Perfect
TW: IPV The current statistic is a Black woman is murdered every 5 hours–every day. It came across my desk this weekend that in Duluth, MN that a Black man … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-3/15/2022
There is a TikTok bestie that told me I was a “Bougie Auntie”. I was shocked! Me? Little ole me?! Then–I had to remember…I’m 40. I’m a baby elder, and … Continue reading Pour Out…