Self-Care in a World of Chaos

Learning that my ancestors were slaves was a lot to grasp as a first grader. My classroom became silent as my black classmates and I daunted what new information our teacher would tell us about the capturing, beating, and force that black people experienced to make them abide by the rules of their white abductors . But to my happy surprise, we were taught that slavery was abolished and now everyone, no matter their race, were equal.

Too bad that was, and is still, a lie.

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Magical Black Girl of the Week: Bree Newsome

South Carolina’s governor, Nikki Haley, finally deciding to “officially” remove the confederate flag from their state house was not the best news this week. On June 28, Bree Newsome, the brave and magical Black girl that wouldn’t take no for an answer and removed South Carolina’s state house Confederate flag, was released from jail along with friend and fellow activist, James Tyson.

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