A Plea to us Black Men
Black men, we need you to stand up for us when other men, and the world, puts us down.
For it is the ones in power that have to come alongside the powerless to spark change.
Black men, we need you to support us without saving us because no one really wants to be a helpless Disney princess, unless we ask you to save us.
Black men, we need you to create opportunities when doors close in your face. Our households depend on you to help keep our children clothed and fed.
Black men, we need you to tell our daughters that it is ok to speak her mind and stand up for herself.
She should not have to dim her light to be attractive or to make other men shine.
Black men, we need you to show our sons what it means to be a Man of purpose and character. This…
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