With all of the recent exposure to the very real and present issues that are affecting the black community, there has been a genuine willingness for people in the church to confront their biases. Faced with this many churches, leaders and Christians have chosen to speak out and be at the forefront of offering love […]
4. Exposure If you grew up with a bunch of people from other cultures it could be easy to assume because of overexposure that you know everything about them and their experiences. But do you really? Have you ever asked them about how they feel about specific comments that people make or racist things that […]
As a black person I’ve never wanted or expected people to un-see my colour to somehow help me feel more secure or welcomed as a black person. I am a proud black woman. By all means, see my colour and see my culture. Just don’t make negative assumptions about me based on my colour.
Chances are you’ve probably said something racist… stereotypical or offensive in some way. Or you’ve been around someone who has said something that you considered offensive. If you said something wrong you probably had no idea why it was hurtful unless the person or people you hurt took time to explain it to you. That’s […]
I was at my favourite undergarment store today and decided to make a few purchases of the BEST BRA EVA and as usual, I chose the colour black. The lady at the counter asked me if I wanted any other colours to which I replied that black was the only colour that was versatile and […]
Something people don’t understand is that after all the things that have happened to black people through the centuries these types of events traumatize us. Even worse than the death is the excuses as to why the death was ok. This kind of talk disturbs my soul. Even if many black men had not been […]