how do you bring a black child into a world that plots their destruction before they leave the womb? how do you explain to a black child that their life is a crime, that they will be hated for existing? how do you weight your own love heavily enough to stand up to every force that tells a black child they are unlovable by definition? how do you bring a black child into this world?
like every other child
i’ve never met hugh jackman but i trust him.
me: ok i’ll study at 8:00
me: *pretends i didn’t see*
when you need to cough in an exam but you’ve already coughed like twice so you just sit there suffocating