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10 Of The Most Powerful Tweets From Black Activists This Week

In a time of pivotal social uprising, Black Activists are taking to Twitter to spread their message and promote solidarity.

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On "Well-Behaved" Black Women:

I do not want to see "well behaved" Black women. I want to see Black women being their authentic self, whatever that means to them.

On Self-Care and the Black Woman:

I hate seeing the same story of a woman having to put her needs aside to "save her family". Kill that noise.

NO. BLACK Women. That's It... BLACK Women.

Me: "Black women." Them: "WoC?" Me: "Black women." Them: "ALL women?" Me: "Black women." Them: "Black men?" Me: "Black women." Them: "Kale?"

On the Need for Affirmation:

Black women would not have to affirm ourselves constantly if the social order didn't try to degrade us constantly.

On Your Heinous Acts:

"My healing and affirmations do not rely on granting others forgiveness or reprieve from their heinous acts." -@FeministaJones

On Justice:

"And when you say justice, it doesn’t have to be war. Justice could just be clearing a path for people to dream properly." - Kanye West

On Black Organizing:

It is odd to see folks push against a monolithic notion of blackness and simultaneously push for a monolithic notion of black organizing.

On Loving Your People:

love your people loudly openly proudly brazenly

On Inconsistency:

One second we glorify the hood and hood things the next we are scoffing at the people that actually live there. Makes NO sense

YES. Yes We Will...

Artist. Writer and Social Critic at www.cocoamoore.com. Black Woman. Future Mommy to a Young Black King. This will be my greatest assignment yet.

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