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I made the big decision to leave my old Instagram account behind, along with the 3000 follower count. It’s scary, I only have four years left to get my life on track for adulthood, and my goal was to have an actual presence on social media so all the “important” people knew me. If a new start has always been a setback in my mind, why does it feel so refreshing? —Lola
It’s always nice to talk and befriend other black women in social justice communities because there are so many moments when I feel crazy for thinking a certain thing, or being fed up with something, and then they confirm that they feel the same way and assure me that I’m not. Read More »