I’m Black. Nothing more, nothing less. It is what it is. But for all of those who are struggling with the idea or concept, let me help you. You have skin, I have skin. You tan, I tan. You burn, I burn… (well personally I never have, but it is a possibility for me). You have skin and I have skin, why would my skin behave differently from yours, other than potential health issues I may have. You have hair, I have hair. You wash your hair, (get ready for this one) I WASH MY HAIR!!! Yep, that’s right. I wash my hair. How? Oh well I use water and shampoo, rinse, and I repeat. Then I use water and conditioner. If I’m feeling generous toward my hair every now and then I may deep condition….
Seriously people, I am so dedicated to embracing new and old things in life. You may not have grown up around black people, you may not have any black friends, but you are human and so are black people. What you do, we can also do. Bodies traditionally work the same way. It is okay to ask questions but make sure you are being respectful at all times. Be ready to be open minded when learning new things and learn to….