Review | What I’ve Been Reading Lately, Koleka Putuma, Maya Angelou and more

hello loves,
i hope everybody is still treating themselves kindly in light of the new year. i hope you are still listening to yourself. it is so important. i am trying to find out what is important to me, whose voice, whose words, which part of the world, which part of my life etc. the

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Poetry | Black Womxn, Self-Love, Natural Hair at the ‘Naturally Crowned’ Event

happy sunday loves,
before i begin this post about my poetry readings, i want to discuss what i learnt yesterday at the ‘is the black womxn god?’ event.
Dr. Runoko Rashidi taught me:
‘black was widely recognised as the colour of deification. it was not a colour of mourning as the western world has asked

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1 Samuel 16:7

As seen in the ‘Aint I A Woman Collective’ February 2016 ‘Love’ edition http://www.aintiawomancollective.com/1-samuel-167/
1 Samuel 16:7
But Yah said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have refused him; for not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but Yah looks at

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