Being told “I see you and you are one of us”, is incredibly empowering but more than that you feel safe and supported because you’re being claimed.
I have never read anything by James Baldwin. I know of who he was and what he represented by the masses of people who claim him to be a genius, but I have never felt the urge to pick up his works. That is until of course, today.
Your identity is yours, own it.
In a world that is constantly bombarding us with images of what ideal beauty is, in a world where we’re told to always hustle to get more, in a world that labels individuality “quirky”, “weird”, “other”…in a world as such no wonder so many people are struggling to ‘find happiness’. Happiness isn’t something to be