So many people glorify and romanticize “busy”. I do not. I value purpose. I believe in resting in reason and moving in passion. If you’re always busy/moving, you will miss important details. I like the mountain. Still, but when it moves lands shift and earth quakes.
New piece. Acrylic.
Gelled down baby hairs and braids: “ghetto” on a black girl, “high fashion” on a while girl. Black girls are punished and mocked for their originality while others profit from and co-opt their creations.
The very people who exclude black girls from beauty standards are the ones that profit from and co-opt black women’s creations.
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