Sadness is inherently draining and abusive. Sadness is an external and internal enemy that works from the inside out to slacken your limbs and corrupt your spirit. Sadness is not theoretical, either. It is tangible. It is real. Sadness is not getting the job. Sadness is a cousin diagnosed with cancer. Sadness is a miscarriage. ...
This hashtag calls into question the millions of people who stood in solidarity against the terrorist attacks in a few European countries, but couldn't be bothered to even acknowledge the massive loss of innocent civilians in other parts of the world.
I've come to a place where no one splashes water over their head in prayer in the bathroom, where dashikis are referred to as tunics, and brown babies are carried on the chest instead of the back.