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Wakanda Black Panther Woman are You?

When I looked at the main female characters of the movie I could see each of their qualities in many women that I know. I sat there and was able to place my mother, best friend, so on and so on, which again led to that internal pride surge rising within my spirit.   They showed that they can get their point across without having to be degrading or degraded. 

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I Spent Too Much Time Hating Being Single

In actuality my standards weren’t even high.  They were a low-medium at best.  At first it was just that you needed a pulse. Then I upgraded to you need a pulse and your own car.  Finally, I got to pulse, own car/crib, job that supports you and you alone(and your kids if you have them), a good person, and someone I could mentally connect with.  I set up little rules like “I’m not going to do this until I get a man” and other things that I put out into the universe hoping to cheat destiny by pretending that I didn’t want a man, but in actuality I did. I was putting so much stress on myself and listening to others so much that I was unhappy.

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Man Trolls  A Woman’s Prejudice Post and it’s Hilarious

veryone has the right to be scared of anything. Dust, flies, bullets, whatever it is, you own it. However, it is unreasonable fears like this that have cost people decent humanity, respect, and at times, their lives.  It didn't seem like this man was taunting her, threatening her, or even menacing. She never expressed that he said anything to her or did anything else menacing other than just being behind her in the store on several occasions.

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Black History Month: Miss Nina Simone 

However, I was naïve. Extremely naïve which I am ashamed to admit. Had I did my research, I would have known that Miss Nina Simone created this masterpiece from a place of turmoil, triumph, and hope for the future. They couldn't capture the despair and the raw feeling and the emotion that all boiled in her as she belted out this song. This is one of many songs that Ms. Simone contributed to us that continues to reinforce why she was such a treasure. Born Eunice Kathleen Wayman in 1933, Miss Nina Simone was a singer, songwriter, talented pianist, and a passionate civil rights activists.

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