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Reverse Racism Isn’t Real #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Day 20

The Oxford Dictionary defines Reverse Racism as - prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism on the basis of race directed against a member of a dominant or privileged racial group.  There some days that I feel certain, not all, white people need to be recognized so much that they will spit anything out of their mouths. It's… Continue reading Reverse Racism Isn’t Real #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Day 20

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Why I [Can’t] Stop Worrying About What White People Think … #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Week2

I waited a while to write this one, wanting to make sure I was able to get all of my thoughts out properly, and I still don't think I've gotten them all down. At no time in this #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge have we tried to ban someone from speaking their mind, instead, we are simply taking… Continue reading Why I [Can’t] Stop Worrying About What White People Think … #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Week2

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#BlackBlogsMatter [Run Us Our Respect] Day 5

#BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Day 5 - Cultural Appropriation Just to be clear, this is about a lot more than money, more of decency, courtesy, respect, value, and being human. Cultural Appropriation: the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture. That is one of the easiest definitions of any word in the dictionary. This… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter [Run Us Our Respect] Day 5

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Dear White People – Speak Up #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge #Day2

First, black people don't hate you ... we hate your silence. If we're being honest, that sums it all up. We hate when you whisper, "I voted for Obama" to us when we're having an entirely different conversation. What's the point? We hate feeling like we are not enough when put next to our coworkers,… Continue reading Dear White People – Speak Up #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge #Day2

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We Are Here and We Matter! #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge #Week1

I'm accepting the #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge put on by Sarah Morgan, check her out she's awesome and make sure to purchase some of the #BlackBlogsMatter items. I find it important to participate in this challenge because if WE don't get the word out, who will? If we don't tell our stories, showcase our art, create our visions,… Continue reading We Are Here and We Matter! #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge #Week1