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
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!
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
The work For Sojourner is available for your hearing on IG now. Thank you. -JBHarris Protect Black Women. Protect all Black women. Let me reintroduce myself: I’m Jennifer and I … Continue reading Me And Femicide
What I need people to understand is this a Black woman founded and run space. There is a power in me that will never be satisfied or quiet when Black … Continue reading When We Say Black Women We Mean ALL Black Women
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