Posts tagged black women
F*** Love, How about a little respect?

My mother told me this some time ago. She said, “Maame, you are an intelligent girl, there are things you will see, hear and learn that will be hard to ignore. You will want to speak up because your mind will tell you this isn’t right. But speaking up won’t always give you happiness. You will have to make a decision every day. You have to find your power but with wisdom”

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Top quotes for black women like me today

Mama taught us all we know. She taught us how to cook, speak and to clean. She was pretty strong on us training ourselves to be discerning and be slow to make judgements. And although she is still teaching, pretty much the world is changing and we are constantly re-evaluating our truths as women; What's acceptable isn’t necessarily right, what a woman can do is continuously changing. It is then quite important that at each stage in my life, I keep a set of guiding principles and inspiration that keeps me focus.

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