Increasingly, patriarchy is offered as the solution to the crisis black men face. Black women face a culture where everyone wants us to stay in our place.
From childhood on I have had to struggle to break from the impositions of images that don’t represent me accurately or well.
The message is that it’s fine for women to stray from sexist roles and play around with life on the other side, as long as we come back to our senses.
“When life is happening, design has meaning, and every design we encounter strengthens our recognition of the value of being alive.”
“When the spirit moves into writing, shaping its direction, that is a moment of pure mystery.”
“I walked further and further away from father and son,” says bell hooks. But my steps always drew me closer to holy spirit.”