we is Black Rider‘s attributes so much to our predecessors. So much to storytellers whom we may never have anything more from them than their pages. Yet, when I came … Continue reading Book Review-May 2022: Dunbar Out Loud (performed by Bobby Norfolk)
This is a PRO BLACK WOMAN SPACE. FULL STOP. -JBH As the survivor of domestic abuse, as one who hid abuse because their spouse was Black, I believe Megan Jovan … Continue reading Internalized Misogynoir: There Are Too Many Tory Lanez
If you are following whatjayesaid2.0 on TikTok, then you are familiar with what is now affectionately referred to as the Love Or War series. And the series details just exactly … Continue reading Love Or War & The Tears Of Our Mothers
“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
The English language defines the word credence as belief in or acceptance of something as true. Simply put: if Black women say we do not feel protected, then who is … Continue reading What It Means To Protect Black Women-Part 2: Credence
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.
In the world of trash Black men blaming Black women for everything, here comes Shaquille O’Neal telling the Red Pill Army that it was his fault that his marriage to … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday: 04/19/2022
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?
The world likes to think it has Black women figured out. Classifying us it’s all unhappy, better, or married to our traumas. In capable of doing anything else other than … Continue reading For This Cause…We Cannot Be Silent