‘My Body Matters’: On Valuing Black Women’s Bodies and Humanity

It’s Friday and we’re ending the week with a double serving of No Fly on the WALL posts. The last few months have been characterised by black women intelligently and articulately expressing their feelings about the systematic racism and sexism  they endure and being repeatedly shut down and silenced by white media, white men (read: … More ‘My Body Matters’: On Valuing Black Women’s Bodies and Humanity

Column #3: ‘Let Black Girls Rise and Let Black Girls Soar’: Ode to the woke and carefree

In her last column entry for No Fly on the WALL, the wonderful Ruth pays homage to that most unique and magical of beings: the carefree black girl. An uplifiting one for you – let all the black girls rise and let all the black girls soar. This one’s for you. Carefree black girl /ˈkɛːfriː/blak/ɡəːl/ … More Column #3: ‘Let Black Girls Rise and Let Black Girls Soar’: Ode to the woke and carefree