Tuesday, July 21, 2009

An Ode to the Black Woman

I ran across this article in Clutch Magazine written by Alaina Lewis, and thought it was something worth repeating. Below are a few highlights that I loved, but you can read the entire article HERE.

Ode to the Black Woman

"We are not here to please the masses, we are here to exist apart from a myriad of circumstances that fight to cripple our existence. We’re not here to offend, fit in, or follow your lead, we exact a trail of our own making and find solace in being leaders even when the plan is still a mystery. We don’t stand to deliver your ideals to life, we mark our territory with our own point of view. We don’t care what people think of us, everyone is entitled to their own opinion. We’re not here to alter anyone’s perception because we know the world is ours for the making as long as we’re here to live in it.

The Black Woman, is a strong woman, born to be a fighter, and bred to win. We are remarkable in every fraction of our being, and hold a posture that’s unmistakable when you’re amidst our will and determination to succeed.

Our resilience and drive make us one of a kind fighters and completely irreplaceable by anyone’s means. We are Black Woman, dynamic in nature and should be regarded in high esteem. Here’s to the Black Woman and the road that you’ve taken, and the smile the sometimes gets forsaken, I applaud you for your efforts; they broke the mold when they made you."

1 comment:

Dom Corleone said...

Thanks for posting this, I had to share it with my girlfriend 'cause it describes her perfectly!

Also, are you still on Twitter? It gives me an error when I try to go to your page.. Lemme know!