According to Webster, the simple definition of intimidate is "to make (someone) afraid." But I never approach a man intending to cause him to fear. So to me being intimidated just seems like an excuse.
This book has been like that for me. It has sort of turned everything topsy-turvy. I'm speaking for myself and for many white people who have no idea of what being black in America is like, even though we may think we do.
We have to do better in not just talking and writing about these issues but taking action, even small ways. Here are five women who are making a difference in the lives of many girls all over the world.
Written in the form of a powerful letter to his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on a series of revelatory experiences that helped him to understand America's racial history, its current inequalities, and his visions for the future.
So my current reading list is heavy on beautiful female energy, writers, stories and research. I hope something in here may inspire you, ignite your curiosity and fill your mind with all kinds of wonderful.