when white people won’t agree that they’re the main representation in most films/media in general and actually get upset about POC questioning their lack of visibility
"Her blackness is fine, the blackness of her skin; the blackness of her mind. Her beauty cannot be measured with standards of a colonized mind.”
Style has a profound meaning to Black Americans. If we can’t drive, we will invent walks and the world will envy the dexterity of our feet. If we can’t have ham, we will boil chitterlings; if we are given rotten peaches, we will make cobblers; if given scraps, we will make quilts; take away our drums, and we will clap our hands. We prove the human spirit will prevail. We will take what we have to make what we need. We need confidence in our knowledge of who we are.