Every day we encounter one another through lenses colored by social hierarchy—consciously and unconsciously. The conclusions we draw are rooted in the beliefs we hold about how people are classified and what their perceived value is based on their social classifications.
What I do know is when we are loud doing anything we do—winning, playing, running, dancing, creating, loving, sweating, singing, laughing, and even swimming—we are loud because, in that moment, we are free.
The circumstances of people living in poverty can be unimaginable, and there are things we can do to lessen the severity of all our situations so that everyone has opportunities to accomplish goals and achieve dreams.
I don’t want to vote for Hillary Clinton just because she’s a woman, but frankly, it’s about time we move toward a society where women are valued for their leadership because we all know that behind the scenes, women are really the ones holding it all together.
My Nephews said they were scared. Their friend elaborated… Apparently a “bad man” was in the store and told them how much he hates black people.
I didn’t expect to be standing on the side of the road tonight comforting my nephews and their friend–telling them how beautiful their skin is and how not all white people are like the “bad man” in the store.
Little brown body.
You need talking off the ledge?
Prioritize your wellness and keep your shine.
Amidst collective freedom being,
The struggle is real—yours and mine.