" a black woman can write of loneliness. or love or softness. or the moon. You may try valiantly to cripple her. But she will still grow flowers in her flesh" -a genocide of flowers #salt #Nayyirahwaheed
"No one said that ghettos were powerful enough to raise gardens.
So I became lost.
Lost in a false narrative that gardens were too pretty to be planted in ghettos and that ghettos were too ugly to have gardens.
So often Black women are lost in gardens and swallowed in ghettos that no one is willing to grow” - By Me
This is the type of police they put on their force. Ones that repeatedly stop Black women so he can rape and fondled them. But he got bail though. #rapeculture #blackwomen #womanist #blackwomenmatter
"Black woman to Black woman we should be careful of anything that threatens to separate us, for if we are separated, we will be undone as race." -Maya Angelou
Remember the #HowardAlum name Maya Aaten-White who was shot in the head while out on the street supporting #Ferguson. She has recovered and is back in Ferguson supporting. Her courage is amazing! #ferguson #mayaatenwhite #Michealbrown #blacklivesmatter