where are the black girls with natural hair who keep up with their tumblrs
black parents will be quick as shit to talk about ‘respect yourself’ knowing damn well they don’t give their children any kind of respect or even think of their children as worthy of respect or consideration. how do they learn to respect themselves? how do they learn that their words have power and their feelings deserve validation and to trust their own instincts when the minute they exhibit anything outside of what we think is right, we stomp on them? like ugh y’all got me started today with this shit.