“Strong” black men.

“I’m good”.

How many of us have used the lines

“I’m calm”, “Yh my g, I’m fine”

Knowing full well that those are lies

But also knowing it’s easier to smile

Tears are for angry moments.

 But lately all you’ve felt is angry moments

Or you’ve felt nothing at all

Unsure if other emotions exist

man up

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“What’s the point in explaining things to people who already understand?”

Does anyone read anymore? Like, really read. More than 140 characters worth, more than a 20 tweet long thread, more than the headline of an article obviously aimed to piss people off. Does anyone read anymore? Like, really read. Do you see words as an opportunity to educate yourselves or as annoying things you have to glance at before you get to chime in with your own. Seriously, does anyone read anymore? Like, really read!

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