No. I don’t know what I would like to do in my next chapter of life, but sharing this struggle is a part of me giving back. It is a unique part of me, and it reminds me that I have choices, and that I’m blessed.
I'm gorgeous. There is still time for you to get like me. If you refuse, I wasn't talking to you anyway. Step aside so I can talk to that gorgeous person behind you. Oh. And #ByeFelicia
It hit me like a ton of bricks. The young woman sat in front of me as I pleaded with her to continue in communication, not argument and stand-off, with her boyfriend. "How can you communicate with someone who is a thick as a brick?" she quipped. Without hesitation...
The main theme becomes clear upon a deeper listen. What Ms. Hill is saying to men and women (she focuses on African Americans, though every young person can benefit from the message) is “treat yourself like you’re worthwhile.”