I bear in mind the primary time I understood Black magnificence. It was a scorching scorching afternoon in June and my mom simply completed braiding my hair. After I glanced on the lavatory mirror, I felt—for the primary time—like a stupendous brown woman. I used to be solely 5 years previous, however the reminiscence of my mother saying, “take a look at my stunning brown child” is perpetually etched into my mind. It was then I spotted Black magnificence is an emblem of energy.
I ought to’ve welcomed Black magnificence into my life, however I did not. In my pre-teen