#Howitfeelstobeablackgirl is a hashtag that needs every Black woman’s immediate. The dialogue, created by filmmaker Jada Mosely, includes tweets from Black women that show the joys, pain, tribulations and challenges it takes to be a Black girl in today’s society.
Being an adult before seeing a cartoon depicting you as a princess. #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl
— Akilah Hughes (@AkilahObviously) June 18, 2015
— JeSuis Charleston (@LadyOnTheMuna) July 14, 2015
— Nicholas (@Barbaric_Truth) July 14, 2015
#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl we dye our hair blonde because we want to. if we were trying to "be white" we'd throw some lice in with it
— CRY (@briannacry) July 12, 2015
Having to be extra nice to people so your not portrayed as the "ghetto black girl" #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl
— brownbaddie (@badlilbr0wnskin) June 18, 2015
— QUEENBRI (@MelaninFleekin) June 19, 2015
#howitfeelstobeablackgirl being made fun of for embracing our culture, but seeing Caucasian women being praised for stealing it
— Mia Jynette (@_HeyitsMJ_) July 7, 2015
Take a few moments out of your day to look at the hashtag and share your own #howitfeelstobeablackgirl sentiments in the comment section.