Complete idiot guide to dating
The attitude is, “How dare Black women have self-esteem when the Black community is having such a hard time?
” (Like one can’t thrive if the other is doing well.) As I told my friend, I know who my Master/Mistress is, and that is not the media, Steve Harvey, or some trifling Negro blasting misogynist curse words at me from his stereo speakers in the name of some other trifling Negro’s alleged musical/artistic license.
#9 Try a Little Tenderness (Part Two) If you are kind to an Uppity Sister, expect kindness in return—not worship.
If you want sympathy concerning your finances, call up your mama.I mean, we’ve tried everything else, like throwing our pride to the side–at this point what do we have to lose by celebrating ourselves FIRST?I’ve already established that I am unabashedly uppity, and that I don’t think there’s anything wrong with smart, fabulous, and super-cute–in fact, I designed the Black Library Girl line of t-shirts to rep that fabulous status (that’s the t-shirt on the right). But I am reclaiming the phrase “uppity”–and trying to make it positive– because I’d like more Black women to be asserting their uppity.Or rather, come out of the closet and admit that they are uppity already, and just hiding because they are afraid of people asking that age-old question all fabulous Sisters are asked: “Who does she think she is?” Because for the past, like, FOREVER, there has an concerted effort to convince Black women that we don’t have a right to think well of ourselves, especially when it comes to dating.