Posts in Blackness
Five Podcasts for Black Women Who are Healing Themselves

Wholeness is the best kind of revolution and healing is the most devastating kind of protest. For too long, we have been ducking and wading through a system that did not want us, neither whole or healed. Black women have been sweat shop queens, the hard shelters, the greenhouses, the panted after, and the unwanted.

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Don't Settle for This

Thinking less of yourself will not make you a better person. Self-diminishment does not make you more or less worthy of affection or love or economic resources. The truth is that your human worth is indefinable, non-negotiable, and limitless. You deserve to have access to good and healthy things that encourage your innate joy--just because you exist. Don't let the naysayers tell you otherwise.

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Eight Books for Black Women Who are Deconstructing Their Faith

This list is part black-women-who-get-it and part stark resource for searching black lady souls. Resources that help us calculate our grief and separation from White Christianity are very slim. I invite you to peruse the following books that have been very helpful for me in my process.

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a litany for cyntoia.
an ode to self-love by a hard-to-love-black-woman.
Confronting My Relationship with Black Masculinity