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#BlackBlogsMatter #BlackConsciousness Day 28

Whew, we've made it 28 Days on this journey. Consciousness: the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings/the awareness or perception of something by a person. Black Consciousness: awareness of one's identity as a black person, especially as a basis for a political grouping or movement. It's interesting to see how alike, but also… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter #BlackConsciousness Day 28

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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