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.
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?
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
This month was introspective. This month was demanding! This month allows me to look at what it is I want, and the things I need to change. It is the … Continue reading This Is Our Joy: Final Thoughts
Too often this idea, this identity of being Black is tied to trauma. What someone did to you, was doing to you, and how much abuse you survived. This is … Continue reading The Definition Of Joy