The last words said by Black youth murdered by policemen.
Watch the full poem: Javon Johnson - “cuz he’s black”
When you are fat your whole life people full of faux conern and some with real concern will tell you, the news will tell you, healthcare professionals will tell you that you are going to drop dead from a heart attack when you are young. Having so many people believe this makes it hard not to believe this. I have lived much of my life thinking every bout of indigestion or heartburn, every ache or gas bubble was my heart attack because ita never been a matter of IF but WHEN. I love like someone who is dying because I get told by total strangers how I will die.
— (via mydemisee)
Written By Sonya Renee Taylor
Founder/CEO The Body is Not An Apology
This piece is an installment in the #WhenWeSayYES Campaign
[In this photo: Sonya Renee Taylor, an African American cis woman is leaning over. Only her backside, vulva (which is blurred out) and a portion of her thighs…