Black Queen Manifesto

DEAR BLACK QUEENS,

  1. BLACK QUEENS DO NOT DISDAIN YOUR BEAUTIFUL BROWN SKIN BUT LEARN TO LOVE THE MELANIN WITHIN.
  2. BLACK QUEENS NEVER FORGET TO NOURISH YOUR HAIR AND WEAR IT WITH PRIDE NO MATTER HOW YOU GOT IT.
  3. BLACK QUEENS REFUSE TO ACCEPT DISRESPECT FROM A BROTHA, FOR WE ARE THE REASONS THEY EXIST.
  4. BLACK QUEENS  DO NOT FEAR THE STRUGGLES OF GOING AU NATURALE. THOSE CURLS AND COILS ARE THE ESSENTIAL MATERIALS THAT CREATE YOUR ETHEREAL CROWN.
  5. BLACK QUEENS NEVER SHY AWAY FROM BEING LOUD, UNAPOLOGETICALLY.
  6. BLACK QUEENS DO NOT BELIEVE THAT YOUR LIPS, COLOR AND HIPS LOOK BETTER ON A KARDASHIAN OR A JENNER.
  7. BLACK QUEENS DO NOT FEEL DETERED. ALTHOUGH THIS WOLD IS AGAINST US IN MANY WAYS, WE NEVER LET IT TEAR US DOWN.
  8. BLACK QUEENS YOU AREN'T BITTER BECAUSE YOU ARE ALONE. INSTEAD, YOU ARE BRILLIANT BECAUSE YOU ARE I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T. DO YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEAN?
  9. BLACK QUEEN REMEMBER TO CHECK THOSE WHO THOSE WHO THINK THEY CAN CALL YOU A HOE, THOT, OR A BITCH BECAUSE YOU REJECT THEM.
  10. BLACK QUEENS ALWAYS SUPPORT EACH OTHER. BECAUSE NO ONE HAS GOT YOU LIKE A SISTAH.

 

WITH LOVE,

A SISTAH LIKE YOU

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