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1. You must let the pain visit.
2. You must allow it teach you
3. You must not allow it overstay.

(Three routes to healing)
- Ijeoma Umebinyuo, Questions for Ada

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 Photo Credit: Maybelline McCoy

“we need a god who bleeds now

a god whose wounds are not

some small male vengeance

some pitiful concession to humility

a desert swept with dryin’ marrow in honor of the lord

we need a god who bleeds

spreads her lunar vulva & showers us in shade...

In a video released on Saturday, four women dressed in all black stood before President Jacob Zuma as he addressed the nation to discuss the 2016 local government elections. These four women enacted a silent protest as he prepared to make his announcements. They sought...

Black Feminist Reflections from Goree Island, The Reproductive Potentials of the Middle Passage Waters, and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

we will wear

new bones again.

we will leave

these rainy days,

break out through

another mouth

into sun and honey time.

-Lucille Clifton, “...

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