Another Nayyirah Waheed Poem =)


the beauty of my people



thick and intricate.

i spend days


to undo my eyes


i can sleep.


Nayyirah Waheed


It never ceases to amaze me how many beautiful Afrikan people are.

From strong old gogos with all their wrinkles and wisdom to the beautiful ladies who are breaking into their prime (27 – 45 yo, if you ask me). Every single day I see a beautiful Afrikan woman I would risk it all for. Ke lebogela basadi ba ma Afrika ka nnete.

The beauty of our different cultures and practices to the attire, to our languages, to our food, to our rhythm. We are a beautiful people.

Esther Mahlangu
Esther Mahlangu – Ndebele Artist

Celebrate blackness.

Izwe lethu

Nfr Sa Ma’at


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