i love my beautiful brown skin.
i love my glorious crown of hair that naturally grows upwards to the sky.
i love my wonderful hips and round booty.
i love my lips and captivating stare.
i love the culture behind my Congolese ancestry.
i love the sense of togetherness we as a race withhold.
i love my intricate last name.
i love the impact my ancestors have left on every aspect of the world.
i love the history i hold.
i love black excellence and empowerment.
i love black arts.
i love black love.
but most importantly, i love the strength, courage, and perseverance to survive, and better yet, live, in a place where the majority does not want to hear of our successions. this is why i love being black. it is a powerful thing to embrace such a divine race, so heavily enriched in culture and history.