The Audacity of Self Love in the Diaspora

Image from: sphynxxe.tumblr.com/post/92478162481 “ Give your daughters difficult names. Give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. My name makes you want to tell me the truth. My name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.”- Warsan Shire My name has always been heavy on the tongue. Since my childhood, I can say I have mentally … [Read More...]


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